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Revision as of 22:36, 15 October 2011

Template:Ohio-stub United StatesGotoarrow.png Ohio Gotoarrow.png Defiance County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1845--Defiance County was created 4 March 1845 from Williams, Henry, Paulding Counties.
County seat: Defiance [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War
    Civil War service men from Defiance County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Defiance County.
- 100th Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Company D
- 111th Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Companies E and F

Newspapers

Probate

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

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

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