Defiance County, Ohio Genealogy
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|Defiance County, Ohio|
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
|Founded:||March 4, 1845|
- 1 Historical Facts
- 2 Places / Localities
- 3 Resources
- 4 Societies and Libraries
- 5 Web Sites
- 6 References
|Beginning dates for major county records|
|*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries|
- Parent Counties: Formed from Henry, Paulding and Williams Counties 4 March 1845.
- County Seat: Defiance
- Neighboring Counties: Defiance County, Ohio Genealogy residents may also have records in Williams (north) · Henry (east) · Paulding (south) · Putnam (southeast) · Allen County, Indiana (west)
See an interactive map of Defiance County boundary changes.
Places / Localities
BillionGraves (Headstone photos, Google map, transcriptions, searchable database, both by individual cemetery and the entire site):
- Bethlehem Lutheran Cemetery, Defiance
- Evansport Cemetery, Defiance
- Hire Cemetery, Defiance
- Independence Cemetery, Defiance
- Marysdale Catholic Cemetery, Ney
- New Saint Johns Methodist Cemetery, Defiance
- Ney Cemetery, Ney
- Old Saint Johns Methodist Cemetery, Defiance
- Pleasant Bend and Ayersville Cemetery, Defiance
- Riverview Memory Gardens, Defiance
- Saint Michaels Catholic Cemetery, Defiance
- Taylor Cemetery, Defiance
Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups
- 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.
- 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.
Societies and Libraries
Family History Centers
- Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].
- Wikipedia contributors, "Mahoning County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahoning_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).