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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Ohio|Ohio]] > Williams County''  
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1820--'''Williams County was created 12 February 1820&nbsp;from [[Darke_County,_Ohio|Darke]] County.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Bryan <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1820--'''Williams County was created 12 February 1820&nbsp;from [[Darke County, Ohio|Darke]] County.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Bryan <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[DeKalb County, Indiana|DeKalb County, Indiana]]
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*[[DeKalb County, Indiana|DeKalb County, Indiana]]  
*[[Defiance County, Ohio|Defiance]]
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*[[Defiance County, Ohio|Defiance]]  
*[[Fulton County, Ohio|Fulton]]
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*[[Fulton County, Ohio|Fulton]]  
*[[Henry County, Ohio|Henry]]
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*[[Henry County, Ohio|Henry]]  
*[[Hillsdale County, Michigan|Hillsdale County, Michigan]]
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*[[Hillsdale County, Michigan|Hillsdale County, Michigan]]  
 
*[[Steuben County, Indiana|Steuben County, Indiana]]
 
*[[Steuben County, Indiana|Steuben County, Indiana]]
  
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==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
The Williams County Public Library has an online obit index [http://www.williamsco.lib.oh.us/obit.asp] to the local Williams County newspapers. Email them your index information and your snail mail address to obtain a copy of the obit.
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The Williams County Public Library has an online obit index [http://www.williamsco.lib.oh.us/obit.asp] to the local Williams County newspapers. Email them your index information and your snail mail address to obtain a copy of the obit.  
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
'''Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953''' Free name indexes and images at [http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1307272 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.
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'''Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953''' Free name indexes and images at [http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1307272 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  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
William County Public Library
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107 E. High Street
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William County Public Library 107 E. High Street Bryan, OH 43506  
Bryan, OH 43506
 
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
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Revision as of 02:46, 27 August 2010

Template:Ohio-stubUnited States  > Ohio > Williams County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1820--Williams County was created 12 February 1820 from Darke County.  County seat: Bryan [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

The Williams County Public Library has an online obit index [1] to the local Williams County newspapers. Email them your index information and your snail mail address to obtain a copy of the obit.

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

William County Public Library 107 E. High Street Bryan, OH 43506

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. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).