Difference between revisions of "Meigs County, Ohio Genealogy"

From FamilySearch Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search
(fixing county headings)
Line 36: Line 36:
 
}}  
 
}}  
  
== Historical Facts  ==
+
=== Historical Facts  ===
  
 
{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="2"
 
{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="2"
Line 45: Line 45:
 
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" align="center" | <center>'''[[Meigs County, Ohio#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>  
 
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" align="center" | <center>'''[[Meigs County, Ohio#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>  
 
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Meigs County, Ohio#Death|Death]]'''</center>  
 
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Meigs County, Ohio#Death|Death]]'''</center>  
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Meigs County, Ohio#Census|Tax]]'''</center>  
+
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Meigs County, Ohio#tax|Tax]]'''</center>  
 
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Meigs County, Ohio#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>  
 
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Meigs County, Ohio#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>  
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Meigs County, Ohio#Probate_Records|Probate]]'''</center>
+
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Meigs County, Ohio#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
 
|-
 
|-
 
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1867</center>  
 
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1867</center>  
Line 59: Line 59:
 
|}
 
|}
  
*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Athens County, Ohio|Athens]] and [[Gallia County, Ohio|Gallia]] Counties 21 January 1819.<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;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>  
+
*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Athens County, Ohio|Athens]] and [[Gallia County, Ohio|Gallia]] Counties 21 January 1819.<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>  
 
*'''County Seat: '''Pomeroy  
 
*'''County Seat: '''Pomeroy  
*'''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, West Virginia|Mason County, West Virginia]] (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)
+
*'''Neighboring Counties''': {{PAGENAME}}&nbsp;'''residents''' may also have records in <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Meigs County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meigs_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).</ref>[[Athens County, Ohio|Athens]] (north){{·}}[[Hocking County, Ohio|Hocking]] (northwest){{·}}[[Mason County, West Virginia|Mason County, West Virginia]] (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)
  
 
{{Box&nbsp;
 
{{Box&nbsp;
Line 73: Line 73:
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
See an interactive map of Meigs County [http://www.ohio.n2genealogy.com/oh-maps.html boundary changes].
+
See an interactive map of Meigs County [http://www.ohio.n2genealogy.com/oh-maps.html boundary changes].  
  
== Places/Localities  ==
+
==== Record Loss ====
  
==== Populated Places ====
+
=== Resources ===
  
<u>Cities and towns:</u>&nbsp;
+
==== Bible Records  ====
  
Alfred | Antiquity |&nbsp;Apple Grove |&nbsp;&nbsp; Bald Knobs&nbsp;&nbsp;| Bashan&nbsp;|&nbsp; Bradbury&nbsp;|&nbsp; Bucks Mill&nbsp;|&nbsp;Burlingham&nbsp;|&nbsp; Carpenter&nbsp;&nbsp;| &nbsp;Chester&nbsp;|&nbsp; Danville&nbsp;&nbsp;| Darwin&nbsp;&nbsp;|&nbsp;Dexter&nbsp; | Dorcas&nbsp; |&nbsp;&nbsp;Dyesville| East Letart&nbsp;&nbsp;| &nbsp;Eden&nbsp;| Five Points&nbsp;|&nbsp; Flora&nbsp;|&nbsp; Great Bend&nbsp;&nbsp;| Hanesville&nbsp;&nbsp;| Harrisonville&nbsp;|&nbsp;Hazael&nbsp;&nbsp;| Hemlock Grove&nbsp;&nbsp;| Hobson&nbsp;&nbsp;| Hobson Junction&nbsp;&nbsp;| Horner Hill&nbsp;&nbsp;| Joppa&nbsp;|&nbsp; Keno&nbsp;|&nbsp;Kingsbury&nbsp;&nbsp;| Langsville&nbsp;&nbsp;| Letart Falls&nbsp;&nbsp;| Lima&nbsp;&nbsp;| Lincoln Heights&nbsp;&nbsp;| Long Bottom&nbsp;&nbsp;| Meigs |Merritt&nbsp; | Middleport&nbsp;&nbsp;| Midway&nbsp;&nbsp;| Minersville&nbsp;&nbsp;| Mount Blanco&nbsp;&nbsp;| Nease Settlement&nbsp;| Oldtown&nbsp;&nbsp;| Flats &nbsp;| &nbsp;Pageville&nbsp;&nbsp;| Pinegrove&nbsp;&nbsp;| Plants&nbsp;&nbsp;| Point Rock&nbsp;&nbsp;| Pomeroy&nbsp;&nbsp;| Portland&nbsp;|&nbsp; Racine&nbsp;&nbsp;| Reedsville&nbsp;&nbsp;| Rock Springs&nbsp;&nbsp;| Rolandus&nbsp;&nbsp;| Rushville&nbsp;&nbsp;| Rutland&nbsp;&nbsp;| Salem Center Shade River&nbsp;&nbsp;| Silver Run&nbsp;&nbsp;| Snowville&nbsp;&nbsp;| Spiller&nbsp;&nbsp;| Success&nbsp;&nbsp;| Sumner&nbsp;&nbsp;| Syracuse&nbsp; | Tuppers Plains&nbsp;&nbsp;| Valley Ford&nbsp;&nbsp;| Welsh&nbsp;&nbsp;| Welshtown&nbsp;&nbsp;| Wolfpen<br><br>
+
==== Biography  ====
  
 +
==== Business Records and Commerce  ====
  
 +
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
== Resources  ==
+
For a list of cemeteries in Meigs County, OH, click [http://epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=17127&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=100&stateAbbv=&stateName= here].
  
==== Cemeteries ====
+
==== Census ====
  
For a list of cemeteries in Meigs County, OH, click [http://epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=17127&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=100&stateAbbv=&stateName= here].
+
==== Church Records  ====
  
==== Church ====
+
==== Court Records ====
  
==== Court ====
+
==== Emigration and Immigration ====
  
 
==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups  ====
 
==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups  ====
  
===== Germans =====
+
==== Gazetteers  ====
 +
 
 +
==== Genealogy ====
  
==== Land ====
+
==== History ====
  
==== Local Histories ====
+
==== Land and Property ====
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
Line 108: Line 112:
  
 
===== Civil War  =====
 
===== Civil War  =====
 
====== Civil War Battle  ======
 
  
 
The following Civil War battle was fought in Meigs County.  
 
The following Civil War battle was fought in Meigs County.  
Line 122: Line 124:
  
 
::- [[116th Regiment, Ohio Infantry|116th Regiment, Ohio Infantry]], Companies B and G
 
::- [[116th Regiment, Ohio Infantry|116th Regiment, Ohio Infantry]], Companies B and G
 +
 +
==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 +
 +
==== Obituaries  ====
 +
 +
==== Periodicals  ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
 +
 +
==== Public Records  ====
 +
 +
==== Repositories  ====
 +
 +
===== Courthouse  =====
 +
 +
===== Family History Centers  =====
 +
 +
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 +
 +
===== Libraries  =====
 +
 +
===== Museums  =====
 +
 +
===== Societies  =====
 +
 +
*[http://meigscohistorical.org/485.html Meigs County, Ohio Historical Society]
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 +
 +
===== Birth  =====
 +
 +
===== Marriage  =====
 +
 +
===== Death  =====
  
 
'''[[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.  
 
'''[[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.  
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp; ==
+
=== Web Sites ===
  
*[http://meigscohistorical.org/485.html Meigs County, Ohio Historical Society]
+
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county. [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohmeigs/meigs.html USGenWeb Meigs County]
 +
*{{FHL|Ohio%2C+Meigs|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 +
 
 +
=== Places  ===
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
+
==== Populated Places ====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
+
<u>Cities and towns:</u>
  
== Web Sites  ==
+
Alfred | Antiquity |&nbsp;Apple Grove |&nbsp;&nbsp; Bald Knobs&nbsp;&nbsp;| Bashan&nbsp;|&nbsp; Bradbury&nbsp;|&nbsp; Bucks Mill&nbsp;|&nbsp;Burlingham&nbsp;|&nbsp; Carpenter&nbsp;&nbsp;| &nbsp;Chester&nbsp;|&nbsp; Danville&nbsp;&nbsp;| Darwin&nbsp;&nbsp;|&nbsp;Dexter&nbsp; | Dorcas&nbsp; |&nbsp;&nbsp;Dyesville| East Letart&nbsp;&nbsp;| &nbsp;Eden&nbsp;| Five Points&nbsp;|&nbsp; Flora&nbsp;|&nbsp; Great Bend&nbsp;&nbsp;| Hanesville&nbsp;&nbsp;| Harrisonville&nbsp;|&nbsp;Hazael&nbsp;&nbsp;| Hemlock Grove&nbsp;&nbsp;| Hobson&nbsp;&nbsp;| Hobson Junction&nbsp;&nbsp;| Horner Hill&nbsp;&nbsp;| Joppa&nbsp;|&nbsp; Keno&nbsp;|&nbsp;Kingsbury&nbsp;&nbsp;| Langsville&nbsp;&nbsp;| Letart Falls&nbsp;&nbsp;| Lima&nbsp;&nbsp;| Lincoln Heights&nbsp;&nbsp;| Long Bottom&nbsp;&nbsp;| Meigs |Merritt&nbsp; | Middleport&nbsp;&nbsp;| Midway&nbsp;&nbsp;| Minersville&nbsp;&nbsp;| Mount Blanco&nbsp;&nbsp;| Nease Settlement&nbsp;| Oldtown&nbsp;&nbsp;| Flats &nbsp;| &nbsp;Pageville&nbsp;&nbsp;| Pinegrove&nbsp;&nbsp;| Plants&nbsp;&nbsp;| Point Rock&nbsp;&nbsp;| Pomeroy&nbsp;&nbsp;| Portland&nbsp;|&nbsp; Racine&nbsp;&nbsp;| Reedsville&nbsp;&nbsp;| Rock Springs&nbsp;&nbsp;| Rolandus&nbsp;&nbsp;| Rushville&nbsp;&nbsp;| Rutland&nbsp;&nbsp;| Salem Center Shade River&nbsp;&nbsp;| Silver Run&nbsp;&nbsp;| Snowville&nbsp;&nbsp;| Spiller&nbsp;&nbsp;| Success&nbsp;&nbsp;| Sumner&nbsp;&nbsp;| Syracuse&nbsp; | Tuppers Plains&nbsp;&nbsp;| Valley Ford&nbsp;&nbsp;| Welsh&nbsp;&nbsp;| Welshtown&nbsp;&nbsp;| Wolfpen<br><br>
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county. [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohmeigs/meigs.html USGenWeb Meigs County]
+
<br>
*{{FHL|Ohio%2C+Meigs|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
  
== References  ==
+
=== References  ===
  
 
<references />  
 
<references />  

Revision as of 18:23, 16 August 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: January 21, 1819
County Seat Pomeroy
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



Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Meigs County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

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

Census

Church Records

Court Records

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

Military

Civil War

The following Civil War battle was fought in Meigs County.

Map showing Civil War battles in Ohio.


- 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

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse
Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
Societies

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

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


References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].
  2. Wikipedia contributors, "Meigs County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meigs_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).
  3. Heritage Preservation Services, Civil War Battle Summaries by State, (accessed 9 August, 2012)