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}}[[United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Ohio|Ohio]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Brown County''' <br><br>  
 
}}[[United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Ohio|Ohio]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Brown County''' <br><br>  
 
=== County Courthouse  ===
 
 
[http://www.browncountycourt.org/ Brown County Courthouse]<br> 101 S Main Street <br>Georgetown, OH 45121-00<br> Phone: 937.378.3100&nbsp;<br><br>Probate Judge has birth, marriage and probate records from 1800’s; <br>County Health Department has death records&nbsp;from 1800’s; <br>Clerk Court has divorce and&nbsp;court records from 1800’s <br>County Recorder has&nbsp;land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Brown County, Ohio. Page 540 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
 
  
 
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Adams County, Ohio|Adams]] and [[Clermont County, Ohio|Clermont]] Counties 27 December 1817.<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Adams County, Ohio|Adams]] and [[Clermont County, Ohio|Clermont]] counties 27 December 1817.<ref name="HBG" />
 
*'''County Seat: '''Georgetown  
 
*'''County Seat: '''Georgetown  
 
*'''Neighboring Counties''': {{PAGENAME}} '''residents''' may also have records in [[Bracken County, Kentucky|Bracken County, Kentucky]] and [[Mason County, Kentucky|Mason County, Kentucky]] (south){{·}}[[Adams County, Ohio|Adams]] (east){{·}}[[Clermont County, Ohio|Clermont]] (west){{·}}&nbsp;[[Clinton County, Ohio|Clinton]] (north){{·}}&nbsp;[[Highland County, Ohio|Highland]] (northeast)
 
*'''Neighboring Counties''': {{PAGENAME}} '''residents''' may also have records in [[Bracken County, Kentucky|Bracken County, Kentucky]] and [[Mason County, Kentucky|Mason County, Kentucky]] (south){{·}}[[Adams County, Ohio|Adams]] (east){{·}}[[Clermont County, Ohio|Clermont]] (west){{·}}&nbsp;[[Clinton County, Ohio|Clinton]] (north){{·}}&nbsp;[[Highland County, Ohio|Highland]] (northeast)
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[http://www.browncountycourt.org/ Brown County Courthouse]<br> 101 S Main Street <br>Georgetown, OH 45121-00<br> Phone: 937.378.3100&nbsp;<br><br>
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'''''Probate Judge ''''' has birth, marriage and probate records from 1800’s. <br>
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'''''County Health Department ''''' has death records from 1800’s. <br>
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'''''Court Clerk ''''' has divorce and court records from 1800’s. <br>
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'''''County Recorder ''''' has land records.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 540, Brown County, Ohio. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
===== Family History Centers  =====
 
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Revision as of 15:31, 21 September 2012

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Online Records


Brown County, Ohio
Map
Boundary map of Brown County, Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Courthouse
Brown County, Ohio Courthouse.jpg
Address Brown County Courthouse
101 S. Main St.
Georgetown, Ohio 45121
Brown County Website
Phone: 937.378.3100
United StatesGotoarrow.png Ohio Gotoarrow.png Brown County

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1867
1818
1867
1818
1817
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Brown County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

Census

Historical populations
Census Pop.
182013,356
183017,86733.8%
184022,71527.1%
185027,33220.3%
186029,9589.6%
187030,8022.8%
188032,9116.8%
189029,899−9.2%
190028,237−5.6%
191024,832−12.1%
192022,621−8.9%
193020,148−10.9%
194021,6387.4%
195022,2212.7%
196025,17813.3%
197026,6355.8%
198031,92019.8%
199034,9669.5%
200042,28520.9%
201044,8466.1%

Church Records

Court Records

  • Record Project, Brown County Public Record Informatin Guide
  • Many court records for Brown County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see topic details.
  • Many orphans and orphanages for Brown County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see topic details.

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Funeral Homes

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Brown County, Ohio
Local Histories

Land and Property

Maps

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

  • Many naturalization and citizenship records for Brown County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see topic details.

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

  • Brown County, Ohio Will Testators (1817-1858)
  • Many probate records for Brown County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see topic details.

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

Brown County Courthouse
101 S Main Street
Georgetown, OH 45121-00
Phone: 937.378.3100 

Probate Judge has birth, marriage and probate records from 1800’s.
County Health Department has death records from 1800’s.
Court Clerk has divorce and court records from 1800’s.
County Recorder has land records.[1]

Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
Societies

Schools

  • Ohio Schools
  • Many school records for Brown County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see topic details.

Taxation

Ohio Tax Records, 1816-1838

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death

Web Sites

Places

Populated Places

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 540, Brown County, Ohio. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.

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