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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Darke County, Ohio|Darke]] and [[Shelby County, Ohio|Shelby]] Counties in 1820 (1824).<br>  
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Darke County, Ohio|Darke]] and [[Shelby County, Ohio|Shelby]] Counties 12 February 1820.<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;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: '''Celina<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>[[Van Wert County, Ohio|Van Wert]] (north){{·}}[[Adams County, Indiana|Adams County, Indiana]] (northwest){{·}}[[Darke County, Ohio|Darke]] (south){{·}}[[Shelby County, Ohio|Shelby]] (southeast){{·}} [[Jay County, Indiana|Jay County, Indiana]] (west){{·}} [[Auglaize County, Ohio|Auglaize]] (east)
 
*'''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>[[Van Wert County, Ohio|Van Wert]] (north){{·}}[[Adams County, Indiana|Adams County, Indiana]] (northwest){{·}}[[Darke County, Ohio|Darke]] (south){{·}}[[Shelby County, Ohio|Shelby]] (southeast){{·}} [[Jay County, Indiana|Jay County, Indiana]] (west){{·}} [[Auglaize County, Ohio|Auglaize]] (east)
  
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== History  ==
 
 
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
  
'''1820--'''Mercer County was created 12 February 1820&nbsp;from [[Darke County, Ohio|Darke]] County.&nbsp; '''County seat: '''Celina <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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See an interactive map of Mercer County [http://www.ohio.n2genealogy.com/oh-maps.html boundary changes].  
 
See an interactive map of Mercer County [http://www.ohio.n2genealogy.com/oh-maps.html boundary changes].  
  
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== Places/Localities  ==
 
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
=== Neighboring Counties  ===
 
 
*[[Adams County, Indiana|Adams County, Indiana]]
 
*[[Auglaize County, Ohio|Auglaize]]
 
*[[Darke County, Ohio|Darke]]
 
*[[Jay County, Indiana|Jay County, Indiana]]
 
*[[Van Wert County, Ohio|Van Wert]]
 
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==

Revision as of 19:13, 10 August 2012

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Mercer County, Ohio
Map
Boundary map of Mercer County, Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Facts
Founded: February 12, 1820
County Seat Celina
Courthouse
Mercer County, Ohio Courthouse.jpg


Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1867
1838
1867
1823
1824
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Ohio Digital Collections



Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Mercer County boundary changes.


Places/Localities

Populated Places

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Germans

Archives, Libraries, and Museums
Biographies
Church Records
Cemetery Records
Court Records
Histories
Immigration/emigration/migration
Maps
Newspapers
Societies

Genealogy

Miami Valley Genealogy Index is an Index to more than a half million pointers to records all over Miami Valley including Mercer County.

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

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

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].
  2. Wikipedia contributors, "Mahoning County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahoning_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).