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{{Ohio-stub}} [[United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Ohio|Ohio]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Meigs County'''  
 
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*'''[[Meigs County, Ohio#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Meigs County, Ohio#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Meigs County, Ohio#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]''' <br>
 
*'''Parent counties'''&nbsp;
 
 
*{{PAGENAME}} '''residents''' may also have records in<br>'''Neighboring Counties:'''
 
 
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*[http://ohsweb.ohiohistory.org/death// Ohio Death Certificate Index 1913-1944]
 
*{{RecordSearch|1932106|Ohio, County Births, 1856-1909}} Index and Images
 
*{{RecordSearch|1614804|Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1994}} Index and Images (Incomplete)
 
*{{RecordSearch|1307272|Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1953}} Index and Images
 
*{{RecordSearch|1949341|Ohio, Death Index, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2007}}
 
 
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*[http://ohsweb.ohiohistory.org/ondp/index.php?title=Main_Page National Digital Newspaper Program In Ohio]
 
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*{{RecordSearch|1681001|Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1958}} Index only
 
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== County Courthouse  ==
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== Historical Facts  ==
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" align="center" | <center>'''[[Meigs County, Ohio#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Meigs County, Ohio#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Meigs County, Ohio#Census|Tax]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Meigs County, Ohio#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1867</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1819</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1867</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1819<br></center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1820</center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Meigs County, Ohio#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Meigs County, Ohio#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Meigs County, Ohio#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Athens County, Ohio|Athens]] and [[Gallia County, Ohio|Gallia]] Counties in 1819.<br>
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*'''County Seat: '''Pomeroy<br>&nbsp;
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*'''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>[[Athens County, Ohio|Athens]] (north){{·}}[[Hocking County, Ohio|Hocking]] (northwest){{·}}[[Mason County, Ohio|Mason]] (south){{·}}[[Jackson County, West Virginia|Jackson County, West Virginia]] (southeast){{·}} [[Vinton County, Ohio|Vinton]] (west){{·}} [[Gallia County, Ohio|Gallia]] (southwest) {{·}} [[Wood County, West Virginia|Wood County, West Virginia]] (east)
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<br> [[Ohio Digital Collections|Ohio Digital Collections]]
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 02:33, 12 July 2012

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



Meigs County, Ohio
Map
Boundary map of Meigs County, Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Facts
Founded: information needed
County Seat
Courthouse
Meigs County, Ohio Courthouse.jpg


Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1867
1819
1867
1819
1820
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries


Ohio Digital Collections

History

Parent County

1819--Meigs County was created 21 January 1819 from Gallia and Athens Counties.
County seat: Pomeroy [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Meigs County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Cities and towns: 

Alfred | Antiquity | Apple Grove |   Bald Knobs  | Bashan |  Bradbury |  Bucks Mill | Burlingham |  Carpenter  |  Chester |  Danville  | Darwin  | Dexter  | Dorcas  |  Dyesville| East Letart  |  Eden | Five Points |  Flora |  Great Bend  | Hanesville  | Harrisonville | Hazael  | Hemlock Grove  | Hobson  | Hobson Junction  | Horner Hill  | Joppa |  Keno | Kingsbury  | Langsville  | Letart Falls  | Lima  | Lincoln Heights  | Long Bottom  | Meigs |Merritt  | Middleport  | Midway  | Minersville  | Mount Blanco  | Nease Settlement | Oldtown  | Flats  |  Pageville  | Pinegrove  | Plants  | Point Rock  | Pomeroy  | Portland |  Racine  | Reedsville  | Rock Springs  | Rolandus  | Rushville  | Rutland  | Salem Center Shade River  | Silver Run  | Snowville  | Spiller  | Success  | Sumner  | Syracuse  | Tuppers Plains  | Valley Ford  | Welsh  | Welshtown  | Wolfpen

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

For a list of cemeteries in Meigs County, OH, click here.

Church

Court

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Germans

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War
- Civil War service men from Meigs 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 Meigs County.
- 116th Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Companies B and G

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

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

Web Sites

References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Mahoning County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahoning_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).