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== Record Description  ==
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== What is in the Collection? ==
  
Entries are recorded in register books in columns or in paragraphs without columns. Records are organized by county, then by community, and finally by parish within each community. Some records for some parishes are available for the following Ohio counties:<br>  
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The Catholic Parish entries are recorded in register books in columns or in paragraphs without columns. Records are organized by county, then by community, and finally by parish within each community. This collection includes records for the dates 1796-2004. Some records for some parishes are available for the following Ohio counties:<br>
 
 
This collection will include records for the dates 1796-2004.&nbsp;
 
  
 
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Some parishes, especially German speaking ones, were served by the same priest and so records appear very similar in the various parishes during the time period when they served.  
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Some parishes, especially German speaking ones, were served by the same priest and so records appear very similar in the various parishes during the time period when they served. For example: St. Mary, Sandusky, Erie County and St. Sebastian, Bismark, Huron County shared the same priests during their early years.  
  
''Example:'' St. Mary, Sandusky, Erie County and St. Sebastian, Bismark, Huron County shared the same priests during their early years.
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For a list of records by localities and dates currently published in this collection, select the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//api.familysearch.org/records/collection/1494476/waypoints Browse] link from the collection landing page.
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=== Citation for this Collection  ===
 
  
The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.
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== Collection Content ==
 
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=== Sample Images ===
{{Collection citation | text= "Ohio, Diocese of Toledo, Catholic Parish Records, 1796-2004" Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Bowling Green State University, Center for Archival Collections.}}
 
 
 
[[Ohio, Diocese of Toledo, Catholic Parish Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]
 
 
 
== Record Content  ==
 
  
 
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== What Can this Collection Tell Me? ==
 
This collection usually contains the following information:  
 
This collection usually contains the following information:  
  
Birth Records  
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'''Birth Records'''
  
 
*Date and place of baptism  
 
*Date and place of baptism  
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*Name of officiating priest
 
*Name of officiating priest
  
Confirmation Records  
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'''Confirmation Records'''
  
 
*Confirmation date and place  
 
*Confirmation date and place  
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*Name of officiating priest
 
*Name of officiating priest
  
Marriage Records  
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'''Marriage Records'''
  
 
*Groom's name and place of residence  
 
*Groom's name and place of residence  
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*Name of pastor
 
*Name of pastor
  
Death and burial records  
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'''Death and burial records'''
  
 
*Death date and burial date  
 
*Death date and burial date  
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*Name of cemetery in which interred
 
*Name of cemetery in which interred
  
== How to Use the Records  ==
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== How Do I Search the Collection? ==
  
To begin your search it is helpful to know  
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To begin your search it is helpful to know:
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*The name of your ancestor.
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*The approximate date of a birth, marriage or death.
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*The place where the event occurred.
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*The names of family members and their relationships.
  
*The name of the primary individual such as the child
 
*Other identifying information such as the birth or marriage date
 
  
==== Search the Collection  ====
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'''View images in this collection by visiting the [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/recapi/sord/collection/1494476/waypoints Browse Page]:'''<br>To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:<br> ⇒Select the "Browse" link on the initial search page<br> ⇒Select the "County" category<br> ⇒Select the "City/Town/Village" category<br> ⇒Select the "Parish" category<br> ⇒Select the "Record Type and Year Range" category which takes you to the images
  
To search the collections:<br> ⇒Select the "Browse" link in the initial search page<br> ⇒Select the "County" category<br> ⇒Select the "City/Town/Village" category<br> ⇒Select the "Parish" category<br> ⇒Select the "Record Type and Year Range" category which takes you to the images
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Look at each image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination. Keep in mind:  
 
 
Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination. Keep in mind:  
 
  
 
*There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.  
 
*There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.  
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*Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
 
*Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
  
==== Search the Collection  ====
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== What Do I Do Next? ==
 
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When you have located your ancestor in the Catholic Parish records, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details that can lead you to other records about your ancestors. Add this new information to your records of each family.
When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details that can lead you to other records about your ancestors. Add this new information to your records of each family. For example:
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=== I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now? ===
 
 
 
*Use christening and birth records of christenings (baptisms) to identify a person’s birth date and place. They are an excellent substitute for civil birth information.  
 
*Use christening and birth records of christenings (baptisms) to identify a person’s birth date and place. They are an excellent substitute for civil birth information.  
 
*Use church records of confirmations to identify a person’s birth date and place or his or her age. If only the age is given, use it to calculate the person’s birth date.  
 
*Use church records of confirmations to identify a person’s birth date and place or his or her age. If only the age is given, use it to calculate the person’s birth date.  
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*Use age at death or burial to calculate a person’s birth date. They are an excellent substitute for civil death information.  
 
*Use age at death or burial to calculate a person’s birth date. They are an excellent substitute for civil death information.  
 
*Use church records of marriages to identify a couple, the marriage date and place, and to begin compiling a family group. They are an excellent substitute for civil marriage information.
 
*Use church records of marriages to identify a couple, the marriage date and place, and to begin compiling a family group. They are an excellent substitute for civil marriage information.
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=== I Can’t Find Who I’m Looking for, What Now? ===
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*Look for variant spellings of the names. You should also look for alias names, nicknames and abbreviated names.
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*Look for an index. There are often indexes at the beginning of each volume. Local genealogical and historical societies often have indexes to local records.
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*Search the indexes and records of nearby localities.
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{{Tip|Don't overlook {{FHL|Ohio, Lucas|keywords|disp}} items in the FamilySearch Catalog.}}
  
 
== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
 
== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
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{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection, see the attached [[Ohio, Diocese of Toledo, Catholic Parish Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)/Known Issues|Wiki article]]. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to [mailto:support@familysearch.org support@familysearch.org]. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.  
 
{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection, see the attached [[Ohio, Diocese of Toledo, Catholic Parish Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)/Known Issues|Wiki article]]. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to [mailto:support@familysearch.org support@familysearch.org]. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.  
  
== Related Websites  ==
 
  
[http://www.toledodiocese.org/index.php/chancery/archives Catholic Diocese of Toledo]
 
  
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
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== Citing this Collection ==
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Citing your sources makes it easy for others to find and evaluate the records you used. When you copy information from a record, list where you found that information. Here you can find citations already created for the entire collection and for each individual record or image.  
  
*[[Ohio Church Records|Ohio Church Records]]
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'''Collection Citation''':<br> {{Collection citation | text= "Ohio, Diocese of Toledo, Catholic Parish Records, 1796-2004" Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Citing Bowling Green State University, Center for Archival Collections.}} <br><br>
*[[Toledo, Ohio|Toleldo, Ohio]]
 
*[[United States Church Records|United States Church Records]]
 
  
== Contributions to This Article  ==
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
 
Citations for individual image records are available for this collection. Browse through images in this collection and click on the "Show Citation" box: [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/records/collection/1494476/waypoints Ohio, Diocese of Toledo, Catholic Parish Records, 1796-2004]
 
 
 
When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.
 
  
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].
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== How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki? ==
  
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This article describes a collection of records at FamilySearch.org.
Lucas, Ohio, United States
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Location of Lucas County, Ohio
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Location of Ohio
Record Description
Record Type Parish Records
Collection years 1796-2004
FamilySearch Resources
Related Websites


What is in the Collection?

The Catholic Parish entries are recorded in register books in columns or in paragraphs without columns. Records are organized by county, then by community, and finally by parish within each community. This collection includes records for the dates 1796-2004. Some records for some parishes are available for the following Ohio counties:

Allen
Crawford
Defiance
Erie
Fulton
Hancock
Henry
Huron
Lucas
Ottawa
Paulding
Putnam
Richland
Sandusky
Seneca
Van Wert
Williams
Wood
Wyandot

Some parishes, especially German speaking ones, were served by the same priest and so records appear very similar in the various parishes during the time period when they served. For example: St. Mary, Sandusky, Erie County and St. Sebastian, Bismark, Huron County shared the same priests during their early years.

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Ohio, Diocese of Toledo, Catholic Parish Records, 1796-2004.

Collection Content

Sample Images

What Can this Collection Tell Me?

This collection usually contains the following information:

Birth Records

  • Date and place of baptism
  • Child's name and gender
  • Child's date of birth
  • Parents' names including maiden name of mother
  • Names of sponsors or witnesses
  • Name of officiating priest

Confirmation Records

  • Confirmation date and place
  • Given name, surname and confirmation (Catholic) name of child
  • Date and place of baptism
  • Names of parents
  • Name of officiating priest

Marriage Records

  • Groom's name and place of residence
  • Date and place of groom's baptism
  • Names of groom's parents, including maiden name of mother
  • Bride's name and place of residence
  • Date and place of bride's baptism
  • Names of bride's parents, including maiden name of mother
  • Names of witnesses
  • Name of pastor

Death and burial records

  • Death date and burial date
  • Name and age of deceased
  • Birthplace of deceased
  • Cause of death
  • Name of officiating priest
  • Name of cemetery in which interred

How Do I Search the Collection?

To begin your search it is helpful to know:

  • The name of your ancestor.
  • The approximate date of a birth, marriage or death.
  • The place where the event occurred.
  • The names of family members and their relationships.


View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page:
To search the collection you will need to follow this series of links:
⇒Select the "Browse" link on the initial search page
⇒Select the "County" category
⇒Select the "City/Town/Village" category
⇒Select the "Parish" category
⇒Select the "Record Type and Year Range" category which takes you to the images

Look at each image comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination. Keep in mind:

  • There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
  • You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
  • Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.

What Do I Do Next?

When you have located your ancestor in the Catholic Parish records, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details that can lead you to other records about your ancestors. Add this new information to your records of each family.

I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now?

  • Use christening and birth records of christenings (baptisms) to identify a person’s birth date and place. They are an excellent substitute for civil birth information.
  • Use church records of confirmations to identify a person’s birth date and place or his or her age. If only the age is given, use it to calculate the person’s birth date.
  • Use church records of deaths or burials to identify a person’s birth date and place.
  • Use age at death or burial to calculate a person’s birth date. They are an excellent substitute for civil death information.
  • Use church records of marriages to identify a couple, the marriage date and place, and to begin compiling a family group. They are an excellent substitute for civil marriage information.

I Can’t Find Who I’m Looking for, What Now?

  • Look for variant spellings of the names. You should also look for alias names, nicknames and abbreviated names.
  • Look for an index. There are often indexes at the beginning of each volume. Local genealogical and historical societies often have indexes to local records.
  • Search the indexes and records of nearby localities.

Known Issues with This Collection

Important.png Problems with this collection?
See a list of known issues, workarounds, tips, restrictions, future fixes, news and other helpful information.

For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection, see the attached Wiki article. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to support@familysearch.org. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.


Citing this Collection

Citing your sources makes it easy for others to find and evaluate the records you used. When you copy information from a record, list where you found that information. Here you can find citations already created for the entire collection and for each individual record or image.  

Collection Citation:

"Ohio, Diocese of Toledo, Catholic Parish Records, 1796-2004" Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2016. Citing Bowling Green State University, Center for Archival Collections.

Image citation:

The image citation is available by clicking on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen. You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Ohio, Diocese of Toledo, Catholic Parish Records, 1796-2004.

How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.