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{{Ohio-stub}}[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Ohio|Ohio]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] '''Putnam County'''  
 
{{Ohio-stub}}[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Ohio|Ohio]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] '''Putnam County'''  
  
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== Historical Facts  ==
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=== Historical Facts  ===
  
 
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| bgcolor="#cccc99" width="100%" colspan="6" align="center" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
 
| bgcolor="#cccc99" width="100%" colspan="6" align="center" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
 
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Putnam County, Ohio#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Putnam County, Ohio#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>  
| valign="middle" width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>'''[[Putnam County, Ohio#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>'''[[Putnam County, Ohio#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>  
| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Putnam County, Ohio#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Putnam County, Ohio#Death|Death]]'''</center>  
| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Putnam County, Ohio#Census|Tax]]'''</center>
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Putnam County, Ohio#Taxation|Tax]]'''</center>  
| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Putnam County, Ohio#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Putnam County, Ohio#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>  
| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Putnam County, Ohio#Probate_Records|Probate]]'''</center>
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Putnam County, Ohio#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
 
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1857</center>
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1857</center>  
| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1834</center>
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1834</center>  
| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1867</center>
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1867</center>  
| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center></center>
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center></center>  
| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1830<br></center>
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1830<br></center>  
 
| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1835<br></center>
 
| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1835<br></center>
 
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Shelby County, Ohio|Shelby]], [[Logan County, Ohio|Logan]], [[Wood County, Ohio|Wood]] and [[Williams County, Ohio|Williams]] Counties in 1820 (1834).<br>
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Shelby County, Ohio|Shelby]], [[Logan County, Ohio|Logan]], [[Wood County, Ohio|Wood]] and [[Williams County, Ohio|Williams]] Counties in 1820 (1834).<br>  
 
*'''County Seat: '''Ottawa<br>&nbsp;  
 
*'''County Seat: '''Ottawa<br>&nbsp;  
*'''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>[[Henry County, Ohio|Henry]] (north){{·}}[[Allen County, Ohio|Allen]] (south){{·}}[[Paulding County, Ohio|Paulding]] (west){{·}} [[Defiance County, Ohio|Defiance]] (northwest){{·}}[[Hancock County, Ohio|Hancock]] (east) {{·}} [[Van Wert County, Ohio|Van Wert]] (southwest)
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*'''Neighboring Counties''': {{PAGENAME}} '''residents''' may also have records in <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Putnam County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Putnam_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).</ref>[[Henry County, Ohio|Henry]] (north){{·}}[[Allen County, Ohio|Allen]] (south){{·}}[[Paulding County, Ohio|Paulding]] (west){{·}} [[Defiance County, Ohio|Defiance]] (northwest){{·}}[[Hancock County, Ohio|Hancock]] (east) {{·}} [[Van Wert County, Ohio|Van Wert]] (southwest)
  
 
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| title=[[Ohio Digital Collections|Ohio Digital Collections]]
 
| title=[[Ohio Digital Collections|Ohio Digital Collections]]
 
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== History  ==
 
 
[[Image:Israel Putnam.JPG|thumb|right|200px]]
 
 
The county is named after Revolutionary War Major General [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Israel_Putnam Israel Putnam] (1718-1790).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Putnam_County,_Ohio "Putnam County, Ohio,"] Wikipedia.</ref>
 
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
 
'''1820--'''Putnam County was created 12 February 1820&nbsp;from [[Shelby County, Ohio|Shelby]] County.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Ottawa <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
 
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places / Localities ==
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=== Resources ===
  
==== Populated Places ====
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==== Bible Records ====
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Biography ====
  
*[[Allen County, Ohio|Allen]]
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==== Business Records and Commerce ====
*[[Defiance County, Ohio|Defiance]]
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*[[Hancock County, Ohio|Hancock]]
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*[[Henry County, Ohio|Henry]]
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*[[Paulding County, Ohio|Paulding]]
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*[[Van Wert County, Ohio|Van Wert]]
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*[[Wood County, Ohio|Wood]]
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== Resources ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=76307 Clevenger Cemetery, Columbus Grove] BillionGraves
 
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=76307 Clevenger Cemetery, Columbus Grove] BillionGraves
  
==== Church ====
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==== Census ====
  
==== Court  ====
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==== Church Records  ====
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==== Court Records  ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
  
 
==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups  ====
 
==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups  ====
  
===== Germans =====
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==== Gazetteers ====
  
==== Land ====
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==== Genealogy ====
  
==== Local Histories ====
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==== History  ====
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[[Image:Israel Putnam.JPG|thumb|right|200px]]
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The county is named after Revolutionary War Major General [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Israel_Putnam Israel Putnam] (1718-1790).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Putnam_County,_Ohio "Putnam County, Ohio,"] Wikipedia.</ref>
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==== Land and Property ====
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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==== Obituaries  ====
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==== Periodicals  ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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==== Public Records  ====
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==== Repositories  ====
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===== Courthouse  =====
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===== Family History Centers  =====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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===== Libraries  =====
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===== Museums  =====
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===== Societies  =====
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
'''[[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.
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===== Birth  =====
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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===== Marriage =====
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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===== Death  =====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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'''[[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.
  
== Web Sites  ==
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=== Web Sites  ===
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*{{FHL|Ohio%2C+Putnam|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|Ohio%2C+Putnam|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
== References  ==
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=== Places  ===
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==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Allen County, Ohio|Allen]]
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*[[Defiance County, Ohio|Defiance]]
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*[[Hancock County, Ohio|Hancock]]
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*[[Henry County, Ohio|Henry]]
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*[[Paulding County, Ohio|Paulding]]
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*[[Van Wert County, Ohio|Van Wert]]
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*[[Wood County, Ohio|Wood]]
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=== References  ===
  
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{{ohio|ohio}}  
 
{{ohio|ohio}}  
  
 
[[Category:Putnam_County,_Ohio]]
 
[[Category:Putnam_County,_Ohio]]

Revision as of 21:58, 16 August 2012

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Putnam County, Ohio
Map
Boundary map of Putnam County, Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Facts
Created April 1, 1820
County Seat Ottawa
Courthouse
Putnam County Ohio Courthouse.jpg
Address Putnam County Courthouse
245 Main St.
Ottawa, Ohio 45875-1968
Putnam County Website


Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1857
1834
1867
1830
1835
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Ohio Digital Collections


Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Putnam County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

Census

Church Records

Court Records

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Israel Putnam.JPG

The county is named after Revolutionary War Major General Israel Putnam (1718-1790).[2]

Land and Property

Maps

Military

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

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


Places

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Putnam County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Putnam_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).
  2. "Putnam County, Ohio," Wikipedia.