Ohio Compiled Genealogies

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Most archives, historical societies, and genealogical societies have special collections and indexes of genealogical value. These must usually be searched in person. Some important collections of compiled Ohio genealogies are:

Daughters of the American Revolution (Ohio). Genealogical Collection. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1970. (On 76 FHL films beginning with 862012.) It is arranged by county, and many volumes have individual indexes. This collection consists of transcripts of Bible, cemetery, church, marriage, death, obituary, and probate records.

Women's Department, Cleveland Centennial Commission, comp. Genealogical Data Relating to Women in the Western Reserve Before 1840 (1850). Columbus, Ohio: Ohio Historical Society, 1973. (FHL films 1009031-32; fiche 6087501.) This is a collection of information about pioneer women who lived in the Western Reserve prior to 1850.

Baldwin, Henry R. The Henry R. Baldwin Genealogical Records. 67 Volumes. Fort Wayne, Indiana: Allen County Public Library, 1983. (FHL book 977.1 D2bh; fiche 6051349.) It includes church, military, cemetery, court, and family data from eastern Ohio during 1867 to 1913. An every-name index to this collection is:

Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County, comp. Index to the Henry R. Baldwin Genealogical Records. Fort Wayne, Indiana: Allen County Public Library, 1983. (FHL book 977.1 D2bh index; fiche 6051339.)

Ohio Genealogical Society, First Families of Ohio. Bowling Green, Ohio: Center for Archival Collections, 1992, 1994. (On 81 FHL films beginning with 1912772.) Members of the Ohio Genealogical Society are submitting compiled family information in order to join First Families of Ohio. The collection consists of many types of vital information, including birth certificates, marriage records, and tombstone inscriptions.

Ohio Society Colonial Dames XVII Century, Our Ancestor's Families. N.p: The Society, 1988. (FHL book 977.1 D2o.) The volume contains over 1,000 pages of indexed ancestor charts.

Other genealogical records of Ohio can be found in the Place Search of the Family History Library Catalog under OHIO - GENEALOGY or OHIO, [COUNTY] - GENEALOGY.

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