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Guide to '''Sandusky County Ohio genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Ohio Genealogy|Ohio]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Sandusky County''' <br><br>
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Guide to '''Sandusky County, Ohio ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
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=== Historical Facts  ===
 
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Huron County, Ohio|Huron]] County in 1820.<br>  
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Huron County, Ohio Genealogy|Huron]] County in 1820.<br>  
*'''County Seat: '''Fremont<br>&nbsp;
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*'''County Seat: '''Fremont<br>
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
==== Neighboring Counties ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties ====
[[Ottawa County, Ohio|Ottawa County]] {{•}}
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[[Ottawa County, Ohio Genealogy|Ottawa County]] {{•}}
[[Erie County, Ohio|Erie County]] {{•}}
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[[Erie County, Ohio Genealogy|Erie County]] {{•}}
[[Huron County, Ohio|Huron County]] {{•}}
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[[Huron County, Ohio Genealogy|Huron County]] {{•}}
[[Seneca County, Ohio|Seneca County]] {{•}}
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[[Seneca County, Ohio Genealogy|Seneca County]] {{•}}
[[Wood County, Ohio|Wood County]]
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[[Wood County, Ohio Genealogy|Wood County]]
 
 
 
 
 
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
For animated maps illustrating Ohio county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/ohio/ "Rotating Formation Ohio County Boundary Maps"] (1788-1940) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.  
 
For animated maps illustrating Ohio county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/ohio/ "Rotating Formation Ohio County Boundary Maps"] (1788-1940) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.  
 
 
==== Record Loss ====
 
==== Record Loss ====
For a list of record loss in Ohio counties see: [http://www.genealogyinc.com/ohio/oh-counties/#courthouse Ohio Counties with Burned Courthouses]
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
  
 
=== Resources  ===
 
=== Resources  ===
 
 
==== Bible Records  ====
 
==== Bible Records  ====
 
 
==== Biography  ====
 
==== Biography  ====
 
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Many histories of individuals can be found at the [http://sanduskyhistory.blogspot.com/ Sandusky History website.]
 
==== Business Records and Commerce  ====
 
==== Business Records and Commerce  ====
 
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
 
Cemetery records often reveal birth, marriage, death, relationship, military, and religious information.  
 
Cemetery records often reveal birth, marriage, death, relationship, military, and religious information.  
  
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===== Local Histories =====
 
===== Local Histories =====
 
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:*''History of Sandusky County, Ohio: With Portraits and Biographies of Prominent Citizens and Pioneers,'' <ref>*Everett, Homer, ''History of Sandusky County, Ohio: With Portraits and Biographies of Prominent Citizens and Pioneers,'' (Cleveland, Ohio: H. Z. William &amp; Bro., 1882). Digital copy at [http://archive.org/details/historyofsandusk00hzwi Internet Archive] {{FHL|91979|item|disp=FHL film 897014; book 977.1214 H2h}}</ref><br>
:*Everett, Homer, ''History of Sandusky County, Ohio: With Portraits and Biographies of Prominent Citizens and Pioneers,'' (Cleveland, Ohio: H. Z. William &amp; Bro., 1882). Digital copy at [http://archive.org/details/historyofsandusk00hzwi Internet Archive] {{FHL|91979|item|disp=FHL film 897014; book 977.1214 H2h}}
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:*''Twentieth Century of History of Sandusky County, Ohio, and Representative Citizens,'' <ref>*Meek, Basil, ''Twentieth Century of History of Sandusky County, Ohio, and Representative Citizens,'' (Chicago, Illinois: Richmond-Arnold, 1909). Digital copy at [http://books.google.com/books?id=rtkyAQAAMAAJ Google Books]  {{FSbook|47006|}} {{FHL|318060|item|disp=FHL film 1000340 Item 1}}</ref><br>
 
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:*''A History of Sandusky and Erie County,'' <ref>*Frohman, Charles E., ''A History of Sandusky and Erie County,'' (Columbus, Ohio: Ohio Historical Society, 1965). {{FHL|64180|item|disp=FHL film 962254 Item 6; book 977.1 A1 no. 48}}</ref><br>
:*Meek, Basil, ''Twentieth Century of History of Sandusky County, Ohio, and Representative Citizens,'' (Chicago, Illinois: Richmond-Arnold, 1909). Digital copy at [http://books.google.com/books?id=rtkyAQAAMAAJ Google Books]  {{FSbook|47006|}} {{FHL|318060|item|disp=FHL film 1000340 Item 1}}
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:*''Commemorative Biographical Record of the Counties of Sandusky and Ottawa, Ohio: Containing Biographical Sketches of Prominent and Representative Citizens,''<ref>'Commemorative Biographical Record of the Counties of Sandusky and Ottawa, Ohio: Containing Biographical Sketches of Prominent and Representative Citizens,'' (Chicago, Illinois: J.H. Beers and Company, 1896). Digital copy at [http://books.google.com/books?id=Td0yAQAAMAAJ Google Books] [http://archive.org/details/commemorativebio00jhbeers Internet Archive] [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=24498 Ancestry ($)](Indexed){{FSbook|529320|}} {{FHL|88608|item|disp=FHL film 908711 Item 1; book 977.12 D3co}} </ref>
 
 
:*Frohman, Charles E., ''A History of Sandusky and Erie County,'' (Columbus, Ohio: Ohio Historical Society, 1965). {{FHL|64180|item|disp=FHL film 962254 Item 6; book 977.1 A1 no. 48}}
 
 
 
:*''Commemorative Biographical Record of the Counties of Sandusky and Ottawa, Ohio: Containing Biographical Sketches of Prominent and Representative Citizens,'' (Chicago, Illinois: J.H. Beers and Company, 1896). Digital copy at [http://books.google.com/books?id=Td0yAQAAMAAJ Google Books] [http://archive.org/details/commemorativebio00jhbeers Internet Archive] [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=24498 Ancestry ($)](Indexed){{FSbook|529320|}} {{FHL|88608|item|disp=FHL film 908711 Item 1; book 977.12 D3co}}
 
  
 
==== Land and Property  ====
 
==== Land and Property  ====
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/ohio/ Maps of Ohio (1788-1940)]
 
*[http://www.mapofus.org/ohio/ Maps of Ohio (1788-1940)]
 
*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of {{PAGENAME}}] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
 
*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of {{PAGENAME}}] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
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{{OH Probate Intro}}
 
{{OH Probate Intro}}
:*'''1790–1967''' - {{RecordSearch|1992421|Ohio, Probate Records, 1790-1967}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Historical Records] – free. This collection consists of probate records and estate files from county courthouses in Ohio. The content and time period varies by county, with more records being added as they become available. This Collection will include records from 1789 to 1996. Currently, (September 2012) the collection is only searchable by [[How to Navigate Browsable Images|browsing]] the images. A list of Fires that have destroyed records in the courthouses of several counties are listed on the [https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Ohio_Probate_Records_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records) Record Description page]. <br>  
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'''Online Probate Records'''
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*'''1786 - 1998''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8801 Ohio Wills and Probate Records 1786-1998] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images '''$'''
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*'''1789 - 1996''' {{RecordSearch|1992421|Ohio Probate Records 1789-1996}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — images
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*'''1790–1967''' - {{RecordSearch|1992421|Ohio, Probate Records, 1790-1967}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Historical Records] – free. This collection consists of probate records and estate files from county courthouses in Ohio. The content and time period varies by county, with more records being added as they become available. This Collection will include records from 1789 to 1996. Currently, (September 2012) the collection is only searchable by [[How to Navigate Browsable Images|browsing]] the images. A list of Fires that have destroyed records in the courthouses of several counties are listed on the [https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Ohio_Probate_Records_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records) Record Description page]. <br>  
 
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==== Repositories  ====
 
==== Repositories  ====
See also a List of [http://www.genealogyinc.com/ohio/oh-society-archive/ Ohio Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies]
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===== Courthouse  =====
 
===== Courthouse  =====
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===== Family History Centers  =====
 
===== Family History Centers  =====
  
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*[[Sandusky Ohio Family History Center|Sandusky Ohio Family History Center]]
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*[[Sandusky Ohio Family History Center]]
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For additional nearby Family History Centers, search online in the [http://www.familysearch.org/locations FHC directory]. Put your town name in the top search box.
 
For additional nearby Family History Centers, search online in the [http://www.familysearch.org/locations FHC directory]. Put your town name in the top search box.
  
 
===== Libraries  =====
 
===== Libraries  =====
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The finest source for Sandusky County, Ohio genealogical and historical research is the [http://www.rbhayes.org/hayes/ Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library], Spiegel Grove, Fremont, Ohio. 
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The libraey has an [http://index.rbhayes.org/hayes/index/ obituary search link] to the Hayes Presidential Center’s Obituary Index.  This index is being expanded to cover many areas of Ohio, not just Sandusky and surrounding counties. The center holds the older probate packets, biographical files, local business records, and has many rolls of microfilm covering most area newspapers. It is available free to researchers and has a small fee for sending obituaries or doing other limited work.
  
 
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Online Marriage Indexes and Records
 
Online Marriage Indexes and Records
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*'''1789-2013''' - {{RecordSearch|1614804|Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1800-1958''' - {{RecordSearch|1681001|Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1958}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch] — free; Index.
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*'''1800-1942''' - {{RecordSearch|2367319|Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1942}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
 
 
 
Original Marriage Records on Microfilm
 
Original Marriage Records on Microfilm
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===== Death  =====
 
===== Death  =====
  
Online Death Indexes and Records
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''Online Death Indexes and 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.{{Template:OH Vitals Repositories|Sandusky|508951}}
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:*'''1840-2001''' - {{RecordSearch|2128172|Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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:*'''1908-1953''' - [[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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''Original Death Records on Microfilm''
  
Original Death Records on Microfilm
 
 
 
===== Divorce  =====
 
===== Divorce  =====
  
 
=== Web Sites  ===
 
=== Web Sites  ===
  
*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/ohio/sandusky-county/ Sandusky County, OH History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/ohio/sandusky-county/ Sandusky County, OH History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/102354897055084945585 Ohio Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
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*[http://ldsgenealogy.com/OH/Sandusky-County.htm Sandusky County OH Genealogy]  
*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/219410844759934/ Ohio Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
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*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/102354897055084945585 Ohio Genealogy Network Community on Google+]  
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*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/219410844759934/ Ohio Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]  
 
*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+Sandusky|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*{{FHL|Ohio%2C+Sandusky|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
  
 
=== Places  ===
 
=== Places  ===
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Erie County, Ohio|Erie]]  
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*[[Erie County, Ohio Genealogy|Erie]]  
*[[Huron County, Ohio|Huron]]  
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*[[Huron County, Ohio Genealogy|Huron]]  
*[[Ottawa County, Ohio|Ottawa]]  
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*[[Ottawa County, Ohio Genealogy|Ottawa]]  
*[[Seneca County, Ohio|Seneca]]  
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*[[Seneca County, Ohio Genealogy|Seneca]]  
*[[Wood County, Ohio|Wood]]
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*[[Wood County, Ohio Genealogy|Wood]]
  
 
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Latest revision as of 16:57, 24 November 2016

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Guide to Sandusky County, Ohio ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.


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Sandusky County, Ohio
Map
Boundary map of Sandusky County, Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Courthouse
Sandusky County, Ohio Courthouse.jpg
Address Sandusky County Courthouse
100 N. Park
Fremont, Ohio 43420
Sandusky County Website


Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1867
1820
1867

1822
1820
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries
  • Parent Counties: Formed from Huron County in 1820.
  • County Seat: Fremont

Neighboring Counties

Ottawa County  • Erie County  • Huron County  • Seneca County  • Wood County

Sandusky CountySeneca CountyHuron CountyOttawa CountyPutnam CountyHenry CountyFulton CountyLucas CountyMonroe CountyLenawee CountyHancock CountyWood CountyErie CountyOHSandusky1.JPG


Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating Ohio county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Ohio County Boundary Maps" (1788-1940) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Record Loss

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Many histories of individuals can be found at the Sandusky History website.

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

Cemetery records often reveal birth, marriage, death, relationship, military, and religious information.

Online Grave Transcripts Published Grave Transcripts County Cemetery Directories

Findagrave.com

Family History Library

Findagrave.com

Interment.net

WorldCat

Names in Stone

USGenWeb

Billion Graves

Billion Graves

Epodunk

Ohio Gravestones

Names in Stone

See Ohio Cemeteries for more information.

Census

Church Records

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Ohio denominations, view the Ohio Church Records wiki page.

Catholic
  • 1796–2004 Ohio, Diocese of Toledo, Catholic Parish Records, 1796-2004 at FamilySearch Historical Records – free. This collection includes images of parish registers recording the events of baptism, first communion, confirmation, marriage, and death in the Diocese of Toledo (Ohio), Roman Catholic Church. These records are accessed by browsing the images by county. In addition to traditional parish registers, this collection includes miscellaneous cemetery records, Books of the Elect, Professions of Faith, Sick Call registers, etc.
Lutheran
  • Records of the American Lutheran Church, Sandusky County, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).
Finding More Church Records

Additional church records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Sandusky County, Ohio Genealogy Church Records in online catalogs like:

Court Records

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Local histories are available for Sandusky County, Ohio Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Ohio Local Histories.

Local Histories
  • History of Sandusky County, Ohio: With Portraits and Biographies of Prominent Citizens and Pioneers, [1]
  • Twentieth Century of History of Sandusky County, Ohio, and Representative Citizens, [2]
  • A History of Sandusky and Erie County, [3]
  • Commemorative Biographical Record of the Counties of Sandusky and Ottawa, Ohio: Containing Biographical Sketches of Prominent and Representative Citizens,[4]

Land and Property

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Ohio Land and Property for additional information about early Ohio land grants. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse and where records are currently housed.

Finding More Land Records

Additional land records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Sandusky County, Ohio Genealogy Land and Property Records in online catalogs like:


Maps

Ohsandusky.jpg

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Sandusky 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 Sandusky County.

- 100th Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Company K
- 111th Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Companies A and G

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Sandusky County, Ohio Genealogy newspapers may contain genealogical value including obituaries, births, marriages, deaths, anniversaries, family gatherings, family travel, achievements, business notices, engagement information, and probate court proceedings.

To access newspapers, contact public libraries, Ohio Genealogical Society chapters, college or university libraries, the Library of Congress, Google News, or the Ohio Historical Society. The Ohio Genealogical Society Obituary Database is another source of newspaper information.

For more Ohio newspaper information see the Newspaper Guides on the wiki page Ohio Newspapers. Online Newspapers
Online Newspaper Abstracts
Newspaper Extracts and Abstracts in Book Form

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

Probate records created after 1852 are held by the Sandusky County, Ohio Genealogy Probate Court. From 1797 or the creation of the county, probate records were held by the Court of Common Pleas. Most counties transferred all records to the Probate Court, but in some circumstances, Court of Common Pleas records should be searched for records prior to 1852. Most records are housed at the Sandusky County, Ohio Genealogy Courthouse. Some records are on microfilm at the Ohio Genealogical Society and the Family History Library. For more complete information about the location of county probate records see:

See the wiki page Ohio Probate Records for information about how to use probate records.

Content: Probate Records may give the decedent's date of death, names of his or her spouse, children, parents, siblings, in-laws, neighbors, associates, relatives, and their place of residence.

Record types: Wills, estates, guardianships, naturalizations, marriage, adoption, and birth and death records (1867-1908 only).


Online Probate Records

Finding More Probate Records

Additional probate records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Sandusky County, Ohio Genealogy Probate Records in online catalogs like:

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

Sandusky County Courthouse
100 N Park Avenue
Fremont, OH 43420-2473
Phone: 419.334.6100

County Health Department has burial, death and burial records;
Probate Judge has marriage and probate records; Clerk Court
has divorce records from 1820 and court records; County Recorder
has land records from 1822[6]

Family History Centers

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See Family History Center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

For additional nearby Family History Centers, search online in the FHC directory. Put your town name in the top search box.

Libraries

The finest source for Sandusky County, Ohio genealogical and historical research is the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library, Spiegel Grove, Fremont, Ohio. The libraey has an obituary search link to the Hayes Presidential Center’s Obituary Index. This index is being expanded to cover many areas of Ohio, not just Sandusky and surrounding counties. The center holds the older probate packets, biographical files, local business records, and has many rolls of microfilm covering most area newspapers. It is available free to researchers and has a small fee for sending obituaries or doing other limited work.

Museums
Societies

Taxation

Ohio tax records complement land records and can be used in place of censuses before 1820 or to supplement the years between censuses. Because only persons who owned taxable property were listed, many residents were not included in tax lists. There may also be gaps of several years in the tax records of some counties. For more information see the wiki page Ohio Taxation.

Finding More Tax Records

Additional tax records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Sandusky County, Ohio Genealogy Tax Records in online catalogs like:

Vital Records

Birth

Online Birth Indexes and Records

Original Birth Records on Microfilm

Marriage

Online Marriage Indexes and Records

Original Marriage Records on Microfilm

Death

Online Death Indexes and Records

  • 1840-2001 - Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001 at FamilySearch — index and images
  • 1908-1953 - 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.

Finding More Vital Records

Additional vital records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Sandusky County, Ohio Genealogy Vital Records in online catalogs like:

Original Death Records on Microfilm

Divorce

Web Sites

Places

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

References

  1. *Everett, Homer, History of Sandusky County, Ohio: With Portraits and Biographies of Prominent Citizens and Pioneers, (Cleveland, Ohio: H. Z. William & Bro., 1882). Digital copy at Internet Archive FHL film 897014; book 977.1214 H2h
  2. *Meek, Basil, Twentieth Century of History of Sandusky County, Ohio, and Representative Citizens, (Chicago, Illinois: Richmond-Arnold, 1909). Digital copy at Google Books FamilySearch Books Online FHL film 1000340 Item 1
  3. *Frohman, Charles E., A History of Sandusky and Erie County, (Columbus, Ohio: Ohio Historical Society, 1965). FHL film 962254 Item 6; book 977.1 A1 no. 48
  4. 'Commemorative Biographical Record of the Counties of Sandusky and Ottawa, Ohio: Containing Biographical Sketches of Prominent and Representative Citizens, (Chicago, Illinois: J.H. Beers and Company, 1896). Digital copy at Google Books Internet Archive Ancestry ($)(Indexed)FamilySearch Books Online FHL film 908711 Item 1; book 977.12 D3co
  5. Carol Willsey Bell, Ohio Wills and Estates to 1850: An Index (Columbus, Ohio: the author, 1981). FamilySearch Books Online - Free online copy.
  6. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Sandusky County, Ohio. Page 545 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.