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{{Ohio-stub}} [[United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Ohio|Ohio]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Athens County'''  
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}}[[United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Ohio|Ohio]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] '''Athens County''' <br><br>
  
== County Courthouse ==
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=== Historical Facts ===
  
*[http://athenscountygovernment.com/coc/ Athens County Clerk of Courts]  
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*[http://www.city-data.com/picfilesc/picc54669.php Athens County Courthouse]
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| bgcolor="#cccc99" width="100%" colspan="6" align="center" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Athens County, Ohio#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Athens County, Ohio#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Athens County, Ohio#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Athens County, Ohio#Census|Tax]]'''</center>
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Athens County, Ohio#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Athens County, Ohio#Probate_Records|Probate]]'''</center>
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1867</center>
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1817</center>
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1867</center>
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center></center>
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1792</center>
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1800</center>
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| bgcolor="#99d6ff" width="100%" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Athens County, Ohio#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Athens County, Ohio#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Athens County, Ohio#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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== History  ==
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from&nbsp;[[Washington County, Ohio|Washington]] 20 February 1805.<ref name="HBG" />
{{Wikipedia|Athens County, Ohio}}
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*'''County Seat:&nbsp;'''Athens  
==== Parent County  ====
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*'''Neighboring Counties''': {{PAGENAME}} '''residents''' may also have records in <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Athens County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Athens_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).</ref><br>[[Meigs County, Ohio|Meigs]]&nbsp;(south){{·}}[[Wood County, West Virginia|Wood County, West Virginia]]&nbsp;(east){{·}}[[Washington County, Ohio|Washington]] (northeast){{·}}&nbsp;[[Hocking County, Ohio|Hocking]](northwest){{·}}&nbsp;[[Vinton County, Ohio|Vinton]] (west){{·}}&nbsp;[[Perry County, Ohio|Perry]] and [[Morgan County, Ohio|Morgan]]&nbsp;(north)
 
 
'''1805--'''Athens County was created 20 February 1805&nbsp;from [[Washington County, Ohio|Washington]] County.<br>'''County seat:''' Athens <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of Ame''rica,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002)</ref>  
 
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places / Localities ==
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=== Resources ===
 
 
===Populated Places===
 
====Townships Communities====
 
{| width="65%" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"
 
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*Alexander
 
*Ames
 
*[[Athens, Ohio|Athens]]
 
*Bern
 
*Canaan
 
*Carthage
 
*Dover
 
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*Lee
 
*Lodi
 
*Rome
 
*Trimble
 
*Troy
 
*Waterloo
 
*York
 
|}
 
 
 
 
 
*[http://www.seorf.ohiou.edu/~xx125/ Amesville]
 
*[http://www.ohgen.net/ohathens/athenstowns.htm Athens County Towns]
 
*[http://www.ohiogenealogy.org/athens/ Athens County, Ohio Genealogy and History]. Information linking to the towns and township of Athens County, Ohio.
 
*Genealogy Trails [http://genealogytrails.com/ohio/athens/twspbios.htm Athens County, Ohio Township Biographies].
 
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Bible Records ====
  
*[[Hocking County, Ohio|Hocking]]
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==== Biography  ====
*[[Meigs County, Ohio|Meigs]]
 
*[[Morgan County, Ohio|Morgan]]
 
*[[Perry County, Ohio|Perry]]
 
*[[Vinton County, Ohio|Vinton]]
 
*[[Washington County, Ohio|Washington]]
 
*[[Wood County, West Virginia|Wood County, West Virginia]]
 
  
== Resources ==
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==== Business Records and Commerce ====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://www.progenealogists.com/genealogyohio.htm Athens County Ohio Gravestones Photo Project].
 
*[http://www.progenealogists.com/genealogyohio.htm Athens County Ohio Gravestones Photo Project].
  
==== Church  ====
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==== Church Records ====
  
 
*[http://www.ohgen.net/ohathens/athenscountychurches.htm Athens County Ohio, Churches]. Churches for Athens County from 1990 census and newspapers.
 
*[http://www.ohgen.net/ohathens/athenscountychurches.htm Athens County Ohio, Churches]. Churches for Athens County from 1990 census and newspapers.
  
==== Court  ====
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==== Court Records ====
  
*Many&nbsp;Court records for Athens County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see the {{FHL|350846|subject-id|disp=topic details}} from their catalog.  
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*Many Court records for Athens County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see the {{FHL|350846|subject-id|disp=topic details}} from their catalog.  
 
*Many&nbsp;Divorce records for Athens County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see the {{FHL|965083|subject-id|disp=topic details}} from their catalog.
 
*Many&nbsp;Divorce records for Athens County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see the {{FHL|965083|subject-id|disp=topic details}} from their catalog.
  
==== Land ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration  ====
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==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups  ====
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==== Gazetteers  ====
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==== Genealogy ====
  
*Genealogy Trails [http://genealogytrails.com/ohio/athens/athens_land_records.htm Athens County, Ohio Early Land Records 1804-1807].
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==== History ====
*Many Land records for Athens County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see the {{FHL|348805|subject-id|disp=topic details}} from their catalog.
 
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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===== Local Histories  =====
  
 
*''[http://www.old-yearbooks.com/2y/oh/athens1933/ Athens High School, Athens, Ohio 1933 Arena Yearbook].''  
 
*''[http://www.old-yearbooks.com/2y/oh/athens1933/ Athens High School, Athens, Ohio 1933 Arena Yearbook].''  
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*''{{FHL|243205|title-id|disp=History of Athens County, Ohio }}and incidentally, of the Ohio Land Company and the first setlement of the state at Marietta, with personal and biographical sketches of the early settlers, narratives and pioneer adventures, etc. ''By Charles M. Walker.  
 
*''{{FHL|243205|title-id|disp=History of Athens County, Ohio }}and incidentally, of the Ohio Land Company and the first setlement of the state at Marietta, with personal and biographical sketches of the early settlers, narratives and pioneer adventures, etc. ''By Charles M. Walker.  
 
*Many&nbsp;History records for Athens County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see the {{FHL|367906|subject-id|disp=topic details}} from their catalog.
 
*Many&nbsp;History records for Athens County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see the {{FHL|367906|subject-id|disp=topic details}} from their catalog.
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==== Land and Property  ====
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*Genealogy Trails [http://genealogytrails.com/ohio/athens/athens_land_records.htm Athens County, Ohio Early Land Records 1804-1807].
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*Many Land records for Athens County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see the {{FHL|348805|subject-id|disp=topic details}} from their catalog.
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
*'''Revolutionary War, 1775-1783'''<br>-Genealogy Trails [http://genealogytrails.com/ohio/athens/rev_war_pensions.htm Athens County, Ohio Revolutionary War Pensioners].
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===== Revolutionary War, 1775-1783 =====
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*Genealogy Trails [http://genealogytrails.com/ohio/athens/rev_war_pensions.htm Athens County, Ohio Revolutionary War Pensioners].
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===== Civil War, 1861-1865  =====
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*Civil War service men from Knox County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Knox County.
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*[[36th Regiment, Ohio Infantry|36th Regiment, Ohio Infantry]], Companies B and C
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*[[116th Regiment, Ohio Infantry|116th Regiment, Ohio Infantry]], Companies I and K
  
*'''Civil War, 1861-1865'''<br>-Civil War service men from Knox County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Knox County.<br>- [[36th Regiment, Ohio Infantry|36th Regiment, Ohio Infantry]], Companies B and C <br>- [[116th_Regiment,_Ohio_Infantry|116th Regiment, Ohio Infantry]], Companies I and K
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===== War with Spain, 1898-1899  =====
  
*'''War with Spain, 1898-1899<br>'''-Genealogy Trails [http://genealogytrails.com/ohio/athens/Soldiers_Spain_1898_99.htm Athens County, Ohio Soldiers in the War With Spain 1898-1899].
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*Genealogy Trails [http://genealogytrails.com/ohio/athens/Soldiers_Spain_1898_99.htm Athens County, Ohio Soldiers in the War With Spain 1898-1899].
  
*'''World War I, 1917-1918<br>'''-Genealogy Trails [http://genealogytrails.com/ohio/athens/Military_Men__1917_18.htm Athens County Ohio Military Men, 1917-1918] page one.<br>-Genealogy Trails [http://genealogytrails.com/ohio/athens/2_Athens_County_Ohio_Military_Men__1917_18.htm Athens County Ohio Military Men, 1917-1918 ]page two.
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===== World War I, 1917-1918 =====
  
*'''World War II, 1941-1945<br>'''-[http://www.ohgen.net/ohathens/WWIISoldiers.htm Athens County WWII&nbsp;Soldiers Index].<br>-Genealogy Trails [http://genealogytrails.com/ohio/athens /Army_Enlistment_Records__1938_1946.htm Athens County Ohio Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946]. <br>-Genealogy Trails History Group [http://genealogytrails.com/ohio/athens/American_Patriots_home.htm Athens County Ohio Young American Patriots 1941-1945]. This site consists of a photo and personal information for each person listed.<br><br>
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*Genealogy Trails [http://genealogytrails.com/ohio/athens/Military_Men__1917_18.htm Athens County Ohio Military Men, 1917-1918] page one.  
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*Genealogy Trails [http://genealogytrails.com/ohio/athens/2_Athens_County_Ohio_Military_Men__1917_18.htm Athens County Ohio Military Men, 1917-1918 ]page two.
  
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===== World War II, 1941-1945  =====
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*[http://www.ohgen.net/ohathens/WWIISoldiers.htm Athens County WWII&nbsp;Soldiers Index].
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*Genealogy Trails [http://genealogytrails.com/ohio/athens /Army_Enlistment_Records__1938_1946.htm Athens County Ohio Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946].
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*Genealogy Trails History Group [http://genealogytrails.com/ohio/athens/American_Patriots_home.htm Athens County Ohio Young American Patriots 1941-1945]. This site consists of a photo and personal information for each person listed.
 
*Many Military records for Athens County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see the {{FHL|372413|subject-id|disp=topic details}} from their catalog.
 
*Many Military records for Athens County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see the {{FHL|372413|subject-id|disp=topic details}} from their catalog.
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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*[http://www.sampubco.com/wills/oh/ohathens.htm Athens County, Ohio Will Index].  
 
*[http://www.sampubco.com/wills/oh/ohathens.htm Athens County, Ohio Will Index].  
 
*Many&nbsp;Probate records for Athens County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see the {{FHL|366236|subject-id|disp=topic details}} from their catalog.
 
*Many&nbsp;Probate records for Athens County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see the {{FHL|366236|subject-id|disp=topic details}} from their catalog.
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==== Public Records  ====
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==== Repositories  ====
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===== Courthouse  =====
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=== County Courthouse<br>  ===
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Athens County Courthouse<br>1 South Court Street<br>Athens, Ohio 45701 <br> Phone: 740.592.3242
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*[http://athenscountygovernment.com/coc/ Athens County Clerk of Courts]
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*[http://www.city-data.com/picfilesc/picc54669.php Athens County Courthouse]
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'''''Probate Judge''''' has birth, marriage and probate records. <br> '''''Court Clerk''''' has divorce and court records from 1800. <br> '''''County Recorder''''' has land records.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 540, Athens County, Ohio. {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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===== Family History Centers  =====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Athens Ohio Family History Center]] (The Plains)
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===== Libraries  =====
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===== Museums  =====
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===== Societies  =====
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*[http://www.athenshistory.org/Genealogy.htm Athens County Chapter] of the Ohio Genealogical Society.
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*[http://www.athenshistory.org/ Athens County Historical Society &amp; Museum] Athens Ohio
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
 
*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/scripts/data/database.cgi?file=Data&report=SingleArticle&ArticleID=0023420 Athens County, Ohio 1810 Tax List].  
 
*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/scripts/data/database.cgi?file=Data&report=SingleArticle&ArticleID=0023420 Athens County, Ohio 1810 Tax List].  
*[http://pilot.familysearch.com/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1473259 Ohio Tax Records 1816-1838].
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1473259 Ohio Tax Records 1816-1838]. More information at [[Ohio Tax Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
*Genealogy Trails [http://genealogytrails.com/ohio/athens/marriages_home.htm Athens County, Ohio Marriages, 1803-1900].  
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===== Birth  =====
*'''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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===== Marriage  =====
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*Genealogy Trails [http://genealogytrails.com/ohio/athens/marriages_home.htm Athens County, Ohio Marriages, 1803-1900].
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===== Death  =====
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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.  
 
*[http://opengen.net/usa/states/ohio/vital-record-batch-numbers Ohio Vital Record Batch Numbers by County]. This is a guide to the index of Ohio Vital Records microfilmed and listed at&nbsp;familysearch.org.  
 
*[http://opengen.net/usa/states/ohio/vital-record-batch-numbers Ohio Vital Record Batch Numbers by County]. This is a guide to the index of Ohio Vital Records microfilmed and listed at&nbsp;familysearch.org.  
 
*[http://ohsweb.ohiohistory.org/death/index.cfm Ohio Death Certificate Index searchable database, 1913-1944].  
 
*[http://ohsweb.ohiohistory.org/death/index.cfm Ohio Death Certificate Index searchable database, 1913-1944].  
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*Many&nbsp;Vital records for Athens County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see the {{FHL|346286|subject-id|disp=topic details}} from their catalog.
 
*Many&nbsp;Vital records for Athens County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see the {{FHL|346286|subject-id|disp=topic details}} from their catalog.
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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=== Web Sites  ===
 
 
*[http://www.athenshistory.org/Genealogy.htm Athens County Chapter] of the Ohio Genealogical Society.
 
*[http://www.athenshistory.org/ Athens County Historical Society &amp; Museum] Athens Ohio
 
 
 
==== Family History Centers ====
 
 
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Athens Ohio Family History Center]] (The Plains)
 
 
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
  
 
*{{FHL|Ohio%2C+Athens|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|Ohio%2C+Athens|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
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*[http://genforum.genealogy.com/oh/athens/ Athens County, Ohio Genealogy Forum].  
 
*[http://genforum.genealogy.com/oh/athens/ Athens County, Ohio Genealogy Forum].  
 
*[http://recordsproject.com/county/ohio/athens.asp Records Project, Athens County Public Record Information].
 
*[http://recordsproject.com/county/ohio/athens.asp Records Project, Athens County Public Record Information].
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[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohmeigs/references/athens_refs.html Athens County, Ohio, Reference Materials]. 
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=== Places  ===
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==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Cities  ====
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*[[Athens, Ohio|Athens]]
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*Nelsonville
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==== Villages  ====
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*Albany
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*Amesville
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*Buchtel
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*Chauncey
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*Coolville
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*Glouster
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*Jacksonville
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*Trimble
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==== Townships Communities  ====
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*Alexander Township
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*Ames Township
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*Athens Township
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*Bern Township
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*Canaan Township
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*Carthage Township
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*Dover Township
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*Lee Township
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*Lodi Township
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*Rome Township
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*Trimble Township
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*Troy Township
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*Waterloo Township
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*York Township
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==== Unincorporated Communities  ====
  
== References  ==
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*Beebe
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*Canaanville
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*Carbondale
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*Doanville
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*Enterprise
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*Frost
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*Guysville
  
<references />
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*Hebbardsville
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*Hockingport
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*Imperial
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*Kilvert
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*Millfield
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*Mineral
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*New England
  
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohmeigs/references/athens_refs.html Athens County, Ohio, Reference Materials].  
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*New Floodwood
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*New Marshall
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*Redtown
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*Shade
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*Sharpsburg
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*Stewart
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*The Plains
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*[http://www.seorf.ohiou.edu/~xx125/ Amesville]
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*[http://www.ohgen.net/ohathens/athenstowns.htm Athens County Towns]
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*[http://www.ohiogenealogy.org/athens/ Athens County, Ohio Genealogy and History]. Information linking to the towns and township of Athens County, Ohio.
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*Genealogy Trails [http://genealogytrails.com/ohio/athens/twspbios.htm Athens County, Ohio Township Biographies].
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=== References  ===
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<references />
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{{Ohio|Ohio}} <br>
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{{Ohio-stub}}
  
 
[[Category:Athens_County,_Ohio]]
 
[[Category:Athens_County,_Ohio]]
 
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Revision as of 13:07, 21 September 2012

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Courthouse
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Address Athens County Courthouse
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Athens, Ohio 45701
Athens County Website
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Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1867
1817
1867
1792
1800
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

Church Records

Court Records

  • Many Court records for Athens County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see the topic details from their catalog.
  • Many Divorce records for Athens County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see the topic details from their catalog.

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Local Histories

Land and Property


Maps

Military

Revolutionary War, 1775-1783
Civil War, 1861-1865
  • Civil War service men from Knox County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Knox County.
  • 36th Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Companies B and C
  • 116th Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Companies I and K
War with Spain, 1898-1899
World War I, 1917-1918
World War II, 1941-1945

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Probate

  • Athens County, Ohio Will Index.
  • Many Probate records for Athens County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of their holdings, see the topic details from their catalog.

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

County Courthouse

Athens County Courthouse
1 South Court Street
Athens, Ohio 45701
Phone: 740.592.3242

Probate Judge has birth, marriage and probate records.
Court Clerk has divorce and court records from 1800.
County Recorder has land records.[1]

Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death

Web Sites

Athens County, Ohio, Reference Materials

Places

Populated Places

Cities

Villages

  • Albany
  • Amesville
  • Buchtel
  • Chauncey
  • Coolville
  • Glouster
  • Jacksonville
  • Trimble

Townships Communities

  • Alexander Township
  • Ames Township
  • Athens Township
  • Bern Township
  • Canaan Township
  • Carthage Township
  • Dover Township
  • Lee Township
  • Lodi Township
  • Rome Township
  • Trimble Township
  • Troy Township
  • Waterloo Township
  • York Township

Unincorporated Communities

  • Beebe
  • Canaanville
  • Carbondale
  • Doanville
  • Enterprise
  • Frost
  • Guysville
  • Hebbardsville
  • Hockingport
  • Imperial
  • Kilvert
  • Millfield
  • Mineral
  • New England
  • New Floodwood
  • New Marshall
  • Redtown
  • Shade
  • Sharpsburg
  • Stewart
  • The Plains

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 540, Athens County, Ohio. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. Wikipedia contributors, "Athens County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Athens_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).

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