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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
*[http://www.ci.springfield.oh.us/ Springfield]
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*[http://www.ci.springfield.oh.us/ Springfield]  
*Catawba
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*Catawba  
*[http://www.yellowsprings.com/clifton.html Clifton]
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*[http://www.yellowsprings.com/clifton.html Clifton]  
*Crystal Lakes
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*Crystal Lakes  
*Donnelsville
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*Donnelsville  
*[http://www.enonohio.com/index2.html Enon]
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*[http://www.enonohio.com/index2.html Enon]  
*Harmony
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*Harmony  
*Lawrenceville
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*Lawrenceville  
*New Carlisle
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*New Carlisle  
*North Hampton
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*North Hampton  
*Plattsburg
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*Plattsburg  
*[http://www.villageofsouthcharleston.net/ South Charleston]
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*[http://www.villageofsouthcharleston.net/ South Charleston]  
 
*[http://www.tremontcityohio.net/village/index.php Tremont City]
 
*[http://www.tremontcityohio.net/village/index.php Tremont City]
  
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://www.ferncliffcemetery.org/ Ferncliff Cemetery]. By far, the largest cemetery in Springfield. The cemetery's website has a searchable database.
 
*[http://www.ferncliffcemetery.org/ Ferncliff Cemetery]. By far, the largest cemetery in Springfield. The cemetery's website has a searchable database.
  
'''Harmony Township Cemeteries'''
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'''Harmony Township Cemeteries'''  
  
*Brighton Cemetery
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*Brighton Cemetery  
*Fletcher Chapel Cemetery
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*Fletcher Chapel Cemetery  
*Laybourn Cemetery
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*Laybourn Cemetery  
*Lisbon Cemetery
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*Lisbon Cemetery  
*South Vienna Cemetery, State Route 40, just west of South Vienna.
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*South Vienna Cemetery, State Route 40, just west of South Vienna.  
*Plattsburg Cemetery, on Plattsburg Road just east of Plattsburg.
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*Plattsburg Cemetery, on Plattsburg Road just east of Plattsburg.  
*Wilson Chapel Cemetery
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*Wilson Chapel Cemetery  
 
*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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==== Genealogy  ====
 
==== Genealogy  ====
  
[http://www.tdn-net.com/genealogy/mvgi/mvgi-idx.htm#start Miami Valley Genealogy Index] is an Index to more than a half million pointers to records all over Miami Valley including Clark County.
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[http://www.tdn-net.com/genealogy/mvgi/mvgi-idx.htm#start Miami Valley Genealogy Index] is an Index to more than a half million pointers to records all over Miami Valley including Clark County.  
  
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohclark/ 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.
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[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohclark/ 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.  
  
[http://www.heritagecenter.us/ 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.
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[http://www.heritagecenter.us/ 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.  
  
[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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[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.  
  
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
  
[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.
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[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  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
=====Civil War=====
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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.  
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===== Civil War =====
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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.
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
  
[http://www.probate.clarkcountyohio.gov/ Clark County Probate Court]
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[http://www.probate.clarkcountyohio.gov/ Clark County Probate Court] 50 E. Columbia Street Springfield, Ohio 45502  
50 E. Columbia Street
 
Springfield, Ohio 45502
 
  
Phone:(937) 521-1845
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Phone:(937) 521-1845 Fax:(937) 328-2589 Email: sweldy@clarkcountyohio.gov  
Fax:(937) 328-2589
 
Email: sweldy@clarkcountyohio.gov
 
  
Genealogical resources available:
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Genealogical resources available:  
  
 
*Births and deaths recorded in Clark County from 1867 to August 1908.  
 
*Births and deaths recorded in Clark County from 1867 to August 1908.  
 
*Marriage records from 1818 to the present.  
 
*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).
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*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.
 
*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.
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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.
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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.  
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohcccogs/ Clark County Genealogical Society]
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[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohcccogs/ Clark County Genealogical Society]  
*[http://www.ccpl.lib.oh.us/ Clark County Public Library]
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*[http://www.new-carlisle.lib.oh.us/ New Carlisle Public Library]
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*[http://www.ccpl.lib.oh.us/ Clark County Public Library]  
*[http://www.heritagecenter.us/ Fisher Family Library and Archives at the Heritage Center]
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*[http://www.new-carlisle.lib.oh.us/ New Carlisle Public Library]  
*[http://www.heritagecenter.us/ Clark County Historical Society]
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*[http://www.heritagecenter.us/ Fisher Family Library and Archives at the Heritage Center]  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohflgrg/ Friends of the Library Genealogical Research Group]
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*[http://www.heritagecenter.us/ Clark County Historical Society]  
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*[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]
  

Revision as of 01:23, 26 August 2010

Template:Ohio-stubUnited States  > Ohio > Clark County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1817--Clark County was created 26 December 1817 from Champaign, Madison, Greene Counties.
County seat: Springfield [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

  • Ferncliff Cemetery. By far, the largest cemetery in Springfield. The cemetery's website has a searchable database.

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

Court

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.

Land

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

Military

Civil War

Newspapers

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.

Taxation

Vital Records

  • Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953 Free name indexes and images at FamilySearch – Pilot. 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.

Societies and Libraries

Clark County Genealogical Society

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002)