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{{Ohio-stub}} ''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Ohio|Ohio]] > Wayne County''  
 
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| founded date        =[[February 13]]
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| parent county        =[[Columbiana County, Ohio|Columbiana]]<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>   
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Wooster, Ohio  44691
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
 
[[Image:Anthony Wayne.JPG|thumb|right|365px]]
 
 
The county is named after Revolutionary War General [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_Wayne "Mad" Anthony Wayne] (1745-1796).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_Wayne "Anthony Wayne,"] Wikipedia.</ref>
 
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
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:- [[4th Regiment, Ohio Infantry (3 months, 1861)|4th Regiment, Ohio Infantry (3 months, 1861)]], Company E (also known as Given Guards) with many men from Wooster.  
 
:- [[4th Regiment, Ohio Infantry (3 months, 1861)|4th Regiment, Ohio Infantry (3 months, 1861)]], Company E (also known as Given Guards) with many men from Wooster.  
:- [[41st_Regiment,_Ohio_Infantry|41st Regiment, Ohio Infantry]], Company C  
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:- [[41st Regiment, Ohio Infantry|41st Regiment, Ohio Infantry]], Company C  
 
:- [[102nd Regiment, Ohio Infantry|102nd Regiment, Ohio Infantry ]], Companies F, H , and I  
 
:- [[102nd Regiment, Ohio Infantry|102nd Regiment, Ohio Infantry ]], Companies F, H , and I  
 
:- [[107th Regiment, Ohio Infantry|107th Regiment, Ohio Infantry]], Company C, especially from the town of Wooster  
 
:- [[107th Regiment, Ohio Infantry|107th Regiment, Ohio Infantry]], Company C, especially from the town of Wooster  
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== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 15:32, 17 August 2011

Template:Ohio-stub United States  > Ohio > Wayne County


Wayne County, Ohio
Map
Map of Ohio highlighting Wayne County
Location in the state of Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Facts
Created February 13, 1808[1]
Parent County Columbiana[1]
County Seat Wooster
Courthouse
Address 107 West Liberty St

Public Square
Wooster, Ohio 44691

Website: www.wayneohio.org
Named for: "Mad" Anthony Wayne
Anthony Wayne.JPG


County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1808--Wayne County was created 13 February 1808 from Columbiana County. The original Wayne County disappeared, in 1803, when Ohio became a state. County seat: Wooster [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War service men from Wayne 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 Wayne County.
- 4th Regiment, Ohio Infantry (3 months, 1861), Company E (also known as Given Guards) with many men from Wooster.
- 41st Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Company C
- 102nd Regiment, Ohio Infantry , Companies F, H , and I
- 107th Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Company C, especially from the town of Wooster
- 166th Regiment, Ohio Infantry (National Guard), Company G

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953 Free name indexes and images at FamilySearch – Pilot. 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

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

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002). Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "Handybook" defined multiple times with different content