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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Champaign County, Ohio|Champaign]], [[Greene County, Ohio|Greene]] and [[Madison County, Ohio|Madison]] Counties 26 December 1817. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>  
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Champaign County, Ohio|Champaign]], [[Greene County, Ohio|Greene]] and [[Madison County, Ohio|Madison]] Counties 26 December 1817. <ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>  
 
*'''County Seat: '''Springfield  
 
*'''County Seat: '''Springfield  
*'''Neighboring Counties''': {{PAGENAME}}&nbsp;'''residents''' may also have records in <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Mahoning County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahoning_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).</ref>[[Champaign County, Ohio|Champaign]] (north){{·}}[[Greene County, Ohio|Greene]] (south){{·}}[[Madison County, Ohio|Madison]] (east){{·}}[[Miami County, Ohio|Miami]] and [[Montgomery County, Ohio|Montgomery]] (west)
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*'''Neighboring Counties''': {{PAGENAME}}&nbsp;'''residents''' may also have records in <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Clark County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clark_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).</ref>[[Champaign County, Ohio|Champaign]] (north){{·}}[[Greene County, Ohio|Greene]] (south){{·}}[[Madison County, Ohio|Madison]] (east){{·}}[[Miami County, Ohio|Miami]] and [[Montgomery County, Ohio|Montgomery]] (west)
  
 
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
See an interactive map of Clark County [http://www.ohio.n2genealogy.com/oh-maps.html boundary changes].
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See an interactive map of Clark County [http://www.ohio.n2genealogy.com/oh-maps.html boundary changes].  
  
== History  ==
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==== Record Loss ====
  
{{Wikipedia|Clark County, Ohio}}
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=== Resources ===
== Places / Localities  ==
 
  
==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Bible Records ====
 
 
*[http://www.ci.springfield.oh.us/ Springfield]
 
*Catawba
 
*[http://www.yellowsprings.com/clifton.html Clifton]
 
*Crystal Lakes
 
*Donnelsville
 
*[http://www.enonohio.com/index2.html Enon]
 
*Harmony
 
*Lawrenceville
 
*New Carlisle
 
*North Hampton
 
*Plattsburg
 
*[http://www.villageofsouthcharleston.net/ South Charleston]
 
*[http://www.tremontcityohio.net/village/index.php Tremont City]
 
  
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==== Biography ====
  
== Resources  ==
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==== Business Records and Commerce ====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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*Wragg Cemetery, located south of Plattsburg Road with no public access.
 
*Wragg Cemetery, located south of Plattsburg Road with no public access.
  
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==== Court  ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
  
==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups ====
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===== Germans  =====
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==== Gazetteers ====
  
 
==== Genealogy  ====
 
==== Genealogy  ====
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[http://www.ccpl.lib.oh.us/hist_gen.shtml Clark County Public Library] has genealogical records on microfilm including census, birth and death records, naturalization records, local newspapers, etc. Also holds city directories beginning in 1852 and some rural directories beginning in 1903.  
 
[http://www.ccpl.lib.oh.us/hist_gen.shtml Clark County Public Library] has genealogical records on microfilm including census, birth and death records, naturalization records, local newspapers, etc. Also holds city directories beginning in 1852 and some rural directories beginning in 1903.  
  
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{{Wikipedia|Clark County, Ohio}}
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==== Land and Property ====
  
 
[http://www.landaccess.com/sites/oh/clark/index.php Clark County Recorder's Office] has a searchable online index beginning in 1988. All prior land records must be searched on location at the A.B. Graham building in downtown Springfield.  
 
[http://www.landaccess.com/sites/oh/clark/index.php Clark County Recorder's Office] has a searchable online index beginning in 1988. All prior land records must be searched on location at the A.B. Graham building in downtown Springfield.  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
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*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/military/civilwar/search_diplomasofpatriotism.php With Diplomas of Patriotism: African American Civil War Veterans in Ohio] by Amy L. Crow (Senior Thesis, The Ohio State University, 2009). This thesis uses Springfield as a case study.
 
*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/military/civilwar/search_diplomasofpatriotism.php With Diplomas of Patriotism: African American Civil War Veterans in Ohio] by Amy L. Crow (Senior Thesis, The Ohio State University, 2009). This thesis uses Springfield as a case study.
  
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*Springfield Daily News, Springfield, Ohio&nbsp; See:&nbsp; [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1671&enc=1 Ohio Obituary Index, 1830s-2009, Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center] -&nbsp;Ancestry $
 
*Springfield Daily News, Springfield, Ohio&nbsp; See:&nbsp; [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1671&enc=1 Ohio Obituary Index, 1830s-2009, Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center] -&nbsp;Ancestry $
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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All materials are available to be researched personally. Staff will do lookups and make copies by written request, with a $3.00 fee for each name requested. Extensive genealogical requests cannot be filled and will be forwarded to experienced local researchers.  
 
All materials are available to be researched personally. Staff will do lookups and make copies by written request, with a $3.00 fee for each name requested. Extensive genealogical requests cannot be filled and will be forwarded to experienced local researchers.  
  
==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
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*'''[[Ohio Deaths (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953]]''' Free name indexes and images at [[Ohio Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)|FamilySearch]]. Records include such information as birth date of deceased, city, county, and state of death, name of spouse if married, names of parents, maiden name of mother, name of informant, if deceased was single, married, windowed or divorced, occupation of deceased.
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===== Courthouse =====
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===== Family History Centers =====
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohcccogs/ Clark County Genealogical Society]
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===== Libraries =====
  
 
*[http://www.ccpl.lib.oh.us/ Clark County Public Library]  
 
*[http://www.ccpl.lib.oh.us/ Clark County Public Library]  
 
*[http://www.new-carlisle.lib.oh.us/ New Carlisle Public Library]  
 
*[http://www.new-carlisle.lib.oh.us/ New Carlisle Public Library]  
 
*[http://www.heritagecenter.us/ Fisher Family Library and Archives at the Heritage Center]  
 
*[http://www.heritagecenter.us/ Fisher Family Library and Archives at the Heritage Center]  
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohflgrg/ Friends of the Library Genealogical Research Group]
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[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohcccogs/ Clark County Genealogical Society]
 
*[http://www.heritagecenter.us/ Clark County Historical Society]  
 
*[http://www.heritagecenter.us/ Clark County Historical Society]  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohflgrg/ Friends of the Library Genealogical Research Group]
 
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohcccogs/ Clark County Ohio Genealogical Society]
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohcccogs/ Clark County Ohio Genealogical Society]
  
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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===== Death =====
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*'''[[Ohio Deaths (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953]]''' Free name indexes and images at [[Ohio Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)|FamilySearch]]. Records include such information as birth date of deceased, city, county, and state of death, name of spouse if married, names of parents, maiden name of mother, name of informant, if deceased was single, married, windowed or divorced, occupation of deceased.
  
== Web Sites  ==
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*{{FHL|Ohio%2C+Clark|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|Ohio%2C+Clark|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
== References  ==
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=== Places / Localities  ===
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*[http://www.ci.springfield.oh.us/ Springfield]
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*Catawba
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*[http://www.yellowsprings.com/clifton.html Clifton]
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*Crystal Lakes
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*Donnelsville
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*[http://www.enonohio.com/index2.html Enon]
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*Harmony
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*Lawrenceville
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*New Carlisle
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*North Hampton
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*Plattsburg
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*[http://www.villageofsouthcharleston.net/ South Charleston]
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*[http://www.tremontcityohio.net/village/index.php Tremont City]
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Revision as of 21:48, 13 August 2012

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Clark County, Ohio
Seal of Clark County, Ohio
Map
Boundary map of Clark County, Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Facts
Founded: March 1, 1818
County Seat Springfield
Courthouse
Clark County, Ohio Courthouse.jpg
Address Clark County Courthouse
101 N. Limestone St.
Springfield, Ohio 45502
Clark County Website


Historical Facts

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

Ohio Digital Collections



Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Clark County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

Harmony Township Cemeteries

  • Brighton Cemetery
  • Fletcher Chapel Cemetery
  • Laybourn Cemetery
  • Lisbon Cemetery
  • South Vienna Cemetery, State Route 40, just west of South Vienna.
  • Plattsburg Cemetery, on Plattsburg Road just east of Plattsburg.
  • Wilson Chapel Cemetery
  • Wragg Cemetery, located south of Plattsburg Road with no public access.

Church Records

Court Records

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

Miami Valley Genealogy Index is an Index to more than a half million pointers to records all over Miami Valley including Clark County.

Clark County Ohio GenWeb is the Clark County branch of the Ohio GenWeb project. It includes vital records, cemetery transcriptions, census indexes, maps, and other information provided by volunteers.

Clark County Ohio Historical Society is located in the Heritage Center of Clark County, with an extensive library and archives containing local history documents. This is also the location of the Clark County Genealogical Society.

Clark County Public Library has genealogical records on microfilm including census, birth and death records, naturalization records, local newspapers, etc. Also holds city directories beginning in 1852 and some rural directories beginning in 1903.

History

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Clark County, Ohio

Land and Property

Clark County Recorder's Office has a searchable online index beginning in 1988. All prior land records must be searched on location at the A.B. Graham building in downtown Springfield.

Maps

Military

Civil War

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

Clark County Probate Court 50 E. Columbia Street Springfield, Ohio 45502

Phone:(937) 521-1845 Fax:(937) 328-2589 Email: sweldy@clarkcountyohio.gov

Genealogical resources available:

  • Births and deaths recorded in Clark County from 1867 to August 1908.
  • Marriage records from 1818 to the present.
  • Naturalization records from March 20, 1861, to March 5, 1904 (index at Clerk of Courts Office, Common Pleas Court).
  • Estate records from 1818 to 1985 on microfilm and original records from 1985 to the present.

Hours: M-F, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Closed on weekends and holidays.

All materials are available to be researched personally. Staff will do lookups and make copies by written request, with a $3.00 fee for each name requested. Extensive genealogical requests cannot be filled and will be forwarded to experienced local researchers.

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse
Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
Societies

Clark County Genealogical Society

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death
  • Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953 Free name indexes and images at FamilySearch. Records include such information as birth date of deceased, city, county, and state of death, name of spouse if married, names of parents, maiden name of mother, name of informant, if deceased was single, married, windowed or divorced, occupation of deceased.

Web Sites

Places / Localities

Populated Places

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].
  2. Wikipedia contributors, "Clark County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clark_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).