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Ohio Genealogy

Free Ohio Genealogy Data and Links

Ohio African American Genealogy

Ohio Bible Records

  • Ohio Genealogical Society Bible Records Index
    This is an index of the OGS Bible Records Collection. The collection, housed at the OGS Library in Mansfield, contains nearly 3,000 Bible records. This index contains nearly 72,000 names.

Ohio Biographies

  • Cleveland Ohio Biography – The Book of Clevelanders
    A Biographical Dictionary of Living Men of the City of Cleveland, Ohio. This manuscript depicts the lives of younger men of Cleveland, Ohio - men who were making the greater Cleveland to come - not the Cleveland of the past. Written by each man's own hand, with minimal editorial input, this unique approach to compiling such a volume may provide researchers with the only written text their ancestor has on record.

Ohio Cemetery Records

  • Ohio Cemetery Records
    An extensive index of available online indices and images for Ohio Cemetery Records. Broken down by county.

Ohio Census Records

  • Ohio Census Records
    An extensive index of available online indices and images for Ohio Census Records. Broken down by county.
  • Ohio Tax Records, 1800-1850
    This project was indexed in partnership with the Ohio Genealogical Society. Name index of tax records as recorded with the County Auditor of each county. Includes the following Ohio counties: Ashtabula, Belmont, Carroll, Columbiana, Guernsey, Harrison, Jackson, Jefferson, Monroe, Trumbull and Washington. The majority of the tax records in this collection are for the years 1816 through 1838. Additional records will be added as they are completed.

Ohio County Resources

Ohio Genealogy and History

Ohio Military Records

Ohio Native American Records

Ohio Newspapers

Ohio Vital Records

  • Ohio Vital Records
    • 1913 – 1944 Ohio Death Certificate Index
    • Ohio Births and Christenings, 1821-1962
      This index is an electronic index for the years 1821 to 1962. This index is not complete for any particular place, region or time period. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.

      • Coverage Table
        The Coverage Table shows the places and time periods of the original records in this collection. The table indicates how many records the collection has from each place. Most of the records in the collection are from the time periods listed in the table; however, the collection may have a few records from before or after the time period.
    • Cincinnati Birth and Death Records, 1865-1912
      A collection of over one-half million index cards digitally reproduced and provided for free on the University of Cincinnati website. The original index cards were created by the Cincinnati Health Department and as such are considered “official and legal” records of births and deaths for the years of 1865-1912. In actuality, some of the records show a date prior to 1865. It is believed that these early records reflect the “restoration” of vital documents by citizens after the 1884 Hamilton County Courthouse fire, and were eventually sent to the City of Cincinnati Health Department for recording. The original cards are housed in the Archives and Rare Books Library, University of Cincinnati Libraries, University of Cincinnati.
    • Ohio Marriages, 1800-1958
      Name index to 971,000 marriage records from the state of Ohio. Microfilm copies of these records are available at the Family History Library and FamilySearch Centers.

      • Coverage Table
        The Coverage Table shows the places and time periods of the original records in this collection. The table indicates how many records the collection has from each place. Most of the records in the collection are from the time periods listed in the table; however, the collection may have a few records from before or after the time period.
    • Ohio Death Index, 1908-2007
      The collection consists of indexes to deaths from the Ohio Department of Health in Columbus. The collection covers the years 1908 to 1932, 1938 to 1944, and 1958 to 2007.
    • Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953
      The collection consists of an index and images of Ohio statewide death certificates. On 20 December 1908, the state took over the responsibility of recording deaths. Counties were required by law to create certificates and send to the State Department of Health. Copies in the counties are bound books containing forms that are printed front and back and contain two certificates to a page. The information is handwritten or typed.
    • Ohio Deaths and Burials, 1854-1997
      Name index to death and burial records from the state of Ohio. Microfilm copies of these records are available at the Family History Library and Family History Centers. This set contains 2,535,556 records.

      • Coverage Table
        The Coverage Table shows the places and time periods of the original records in this collection. The table indicates how many records the collection has from each place. Most of the records in the collection are from the time periods listed in the table; however, the collection may have a few records from before or after the time period.

Free RootsWeb Databases

Ancestry is the largest provider of genealogy data online. The billions of records they provide have advanced genealogy online beyond imagination just a decade ago. The following is but a small sample of what they provide for Ohio genealogy at Ancestry. While some of these databases are free, many require a subscription. You can try a 14 day free trial and see if you can find any of your Ohio genealogy at Ancestry!

Ohio Genealogy Databases at Ancestry

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Ohio Statewide Genealogy at Ance3stry

Ohio Military at Ancestry

Miscellaneous Ohio at Ancestry

Ohio County Genealogy at Ancestry

Ohio Town Genealogy at Ancestry

Additional Free Ohio Genealogy

United States Genealogy

Athens County, Ohio Genealogy

United States GenWeb Project

Adams, Allen, Ashland, Ashtabula, Athens, Auglaize, Belmont, Brown, Butler, Carroll, Champaign, Clark, Clermont, Clinton, Columbiana, Coshocton, Crawford, Cuyahoga, Darke, Defiance, Delaware, Erie, Fairfield, Fayette, Franklin, Fulton, Gallia, Geauga, Greene, Guernsey, Hamilton, Hancock, Hardin, Harrison, Henry, Highland, Hocking, Holmes, Huron, Jackson, Jefferson, Knox, Lake, Lawrence, Licking, Logan, Lorain, Lucas, Madison, Mahoning, Marion, Medina, Meigs, Mercer, Miami, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Morrow, Muskingum, Noble, Ottawa, Paulding, Perry, Pickaway, Pike, Portage, Preble, Putnam, Richland, Ross, Sandusky, Scioto, Seneca, Shelby, Stark, Summit, Trumbull, Tuscarawas, Union, Van Wert, Vinton, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Williams, Wood, Wyandot,

American History and Genealogy Project

Athens, Auglaize, Butler, CarrollHighland, JacksonMeigs, Montgomery, Stark, Van Wert, Wayne

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