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The Townships that came from Marion County are: Canaan, Cardington, Gilead (some of what is now Gilead was in Knox County) and Washington. Morven Township lands, Marion County, were ceded to Morrow County, but did not continue to exist by that name.  
 
The Townships that came from Marion County are: Canaan, Cardington, Gilead (some of what is now Gilead was in Knox County) and Washington. Morven Township lands, Marion County, were ceded to Morrow County, but did not continue to exist by that name.  
  
The Townships that came from Richland County are: North Bloomfield, Troy, Congress and Perry.
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The Townships that came from Richland County are: North Bloomfield, Troy, Congress and Perry.  
  
 
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[http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/FH29&CISOPTR=63328&REC=8 History of Morrow County and Ohio]&nbsp;: containing a brief history of the state of Ohio, from its earliest settlement to the present time, embracing its topography, geological, physical and climatic features; its agricultural, stock-growing, railroad interests, etc.; a history of Morrow County, giving an account of its aboriginal inhabitants, early settlement by the whites, pioneer incidents, its growth, its improvements, organization of the county, its judicial and political history, its business and industries, churchs, schools, etc.; biographical sketches; portraits of some of the early settlers and prominent men, etc., etc.<br>
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[http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/FH29&CISOPTR=63328&REC=8 History of Morrow County and Ohio]&nbsp;: containing a brief history of the state of Ohio, from its earliest settlement to the present time, embracing its topography, geological, physical and climatic features; its agricultural, stock-growing, railroad interests, etc.; a history of Morrow County, giving an account of its aboriginal inhabitants, early settlement by the whites, pioneer incidents, its growth, its improvements, organization of the county, its judicial and political history, its business and industries, churchs, schools, etc.; biographical sketches; portraits of some of the early settlers and prominent men, etc., etc.<br>  
  
 
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*Civil War service men from&nbsp;Morrow 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&nbsp;Morrow County.
 
*Civil War service men from&nbsp;Morrow 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&nbsp;Morrow County.
  
:[[96th Regiment, Ohio Infantry|96th Regiment, Ohio Infantry ]]
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:[[96th Regiment, Ohio Infantry|96th Regiment, Ohio Infantry ]]  
 
::Company C, [http://freepages.military.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~firstmsmcavalry/ohioinfantry/company_c.htm roster]&nbsp;  
 
::Company C, [http://freepages.military.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~firstmsmcavalry/ohioinfantry/company_c.htm roster]&nbsp;  
::Company D (both Morrow and [[Marion_County,_Ohio#Military|Marion]] Counties), [http://freepages.military.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~firstmsmcavalry/ohioinfantry/company_d.htm roster]&nbsp;
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::Company D (both Morrow and [[Marion County, Ohio#Military|Marion]] Counties), [http://freepages.military.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~firstmsmcavalry/ohioinfantry/company_d.htm roster]&nbsp;
  
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
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'''Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953''' Free name indexes and images at [https://beta.familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1307272&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D FamilySearch beta]. 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.
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'''Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953''' Free name indexes and images at [https://beta.familysearch.org/s/collection/show#uri=http://search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1307272&hash=Mrd8SMocDIIen2Q83tu%252B82PRagg%253D FamilySearch beta]. 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  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
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== Web Sites  ==
 
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohmorrow/ The Morrow County OH GenWeb Project], a member of [[OHGenWeb|The OHGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]]<br>
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohmorrow/ The Morrow County OH GenWeb Project], a member of [[OHGenWeb|The OHGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]]<br>  
 
*{{FHL|Ohio%2C+Morrow|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|Ohio%2C+Morrow|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
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Revision as of 15:54, 7 March 2012

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

County Courthouse

Morrow County Courthouse
48 East High Street
Mount Gilead, Ohio 43338

History

Parent County

1848--Morrow County was created 24 February 1848 from Knox, Marion, Delaware, and Richland Counties. County seat: Mount Gilead [1]

The Townships that came from Delaware County are: Westfield, Lincoln, Harmony, Peru and Bennington.

The Townships that came from Knox County are: Franklin, Chester and South Bloomfield.

The Townships that came from Marion County are: Canaan, Cardington, Gilead (some of what is now Gilead was in Knox County) and Washington. Morven Township lands, Marion County, were ceded to Morrow County, but did not continue to exist by that name.

The Townships that came from Richland County are: North Bloomfield, Troy, Congress and Perry.

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Morrow County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Map: The Townships of Morrow County

Neighboring Counties

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Resources

Cemeteries

Tombstone Transcription Project

LDS Cemetery Records
Vol. 21 page 24 - unidentified cemetery

Church

Court

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Germans

Land

Local Histories

History of Morrow County and Ohio : containing a brief history of the state of Ohio, from its earliest settlement to the present time, embracing its topography, geological, physical and climatic features; its agricultural, stock-growing, railroad interests, etc.; a history of Morrow County, giving an account of its aboriginal inhabitants, early settlement by the whites, pioneer incidents, its growth, its improvements, organization of the county, its judicial and political history, its business and industries, churchs, schools, etc.; biographical sketches; portraits of some of the early settlers and prominent men, etc., etc.

Maps

Military

  • Civil War service men from Morrow 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 Morrow County.
96th Regiment, Ohio Infantry
Company C, roster 
Company D (both Morrow and Marion Counties), roster 

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953 Free name indexes and images at FamilySearch beta. 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).