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}}[[United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Ohio|Ohio]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Darke County'''
 
 
County Courthouse<br><br>[http://www.courtreference.com/Darke-County-Ohio-Courts.htm Darke County Courthouse]<br>504 S Broadway Street<br>Greenville, OH 45331<br>Phone: 937.547.7335&nbsp;<br><br>Probate Judge has birth and death records 1867-1908,<br>marriage records from 1817 and probate records; <br>Clerk Court has divorce and court records from 1820; <br>County Recorder has land&nbsp;records from 1816 and&nbsp;<br>burial records (veterans graves) from 1832<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Darke County, Ohio. Page 541 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
 
  
 
=== Historical Facts  ===
 
=== Historical Facts  ===
  
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| bgcolor="#cccc99" align="center" width="100%" colspan="6" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Darke County, Ohio#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>  
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Darke County, Ohio#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
| align="center" width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Darke County, Ohio#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>  
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>'''[[Darke County, Ohio#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Darke County, Ohio#Death|Death]]'''</center>  
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Darke County, Ohio#Death|Death]]'''</center>
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Darke County, Ohio#Census|Tax]]'''</center>  
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Darke County, Ohio#Census|Tax]]'''</center>
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Darke County, Ohio#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>  
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Darke County, Ohio#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Darke County, Ohio#Probate_Records|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1867</center>  
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1867</center>
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1817</center>  
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1817</center>
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1867</center>  
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1867</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1822</center>  
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1822</center>
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1818</center>
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1818</center>
 
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| bgcolor="#99d6ff" width="100%" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Darke County, Ohio#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Darke County, Ohio#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Darke County, Ohio#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
 
| bgcolor="#99d6ff" width="100%" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Darke County, Ohio#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Darke County, Ohio#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Darke County, Ohio#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
 
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Miami County, Ohio|Miami]] County 3 January 1809.<ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>  
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Miami County, Ohio|Miami]] County 3 January 1809.<ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>  
 
*'''County Seat: '''Greenville  
 
*'''County Seat: '''Greenville  
 
*'''Neighboring Counties''': {{PAGENAME}}&nbsp;'''residents''' may also have records in <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Darke County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darke_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).</ref>[[Mercer County, Ohio|Mercer]] (north){{·}}[[Miami County, Ohio|Miami]] and [[Shelby County, Ohio|Shelby]] (east){{·}}[[Preble County, Ohio|Preble]] (south){{·}}[[Randolph County, Indiana|Randolph County, Indiana]] and [[Wayne County, Indiana|Wayne County, Indiana]] (west)
 
*'''Neighboring Counties''': {{PAGENAME}}&nbsp;'''residents''' may also have records in <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Darke County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darke_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).</ref>[[Mercer County, Ohio|Mercer]] (north){{·}}[[Miami County, Ohio|Miami]] and [[Shelby County, Ohio|Shelby]] (east){{·}}[[Preble County, Ohio|Preble]] (south){{·}}[[Randolph County, Indiana|Randolph County, Indiana]] and [[Wayne County, Indiana|Wayne County, Indiana]] (west)
  
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County Courthouse<br><br>[http://www.courtreference.com/Darke-County-Ohio-Courts.htm Darke County Courthouse]<br>504 S Broadway Street<br>Greenville, OH 45331<br>Phone: 937.547.7335&nbsp;<br><br>Probate Judge has birth and death records 1867-1908,<br>marriage records from 1817 and probate records; <br>Clerk Court has divorce and court records from 1820; <br>County Recorder has land&nbsp;records from 1816 and&nbsp;<br>burial records (veterans graves) from 1832<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Darke County, Ohio. Page 541 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
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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.
 
*'''[[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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Revision as of 19:41, 1 October 2012

Hand and keyboard.jpg Ohio
Online Records


Darke County, Ohio
Map
Boundary map of Darke County, Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Courthouse
Darke County, Ohio Courthouse.jpg
Address Darke County Courthouse
504 South Broadway
Greenville, Ohio 45331
Darke County Website
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Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1867
1817
1867
1822
1818
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries


Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Darke County boundary changes.

Record Loss


Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

Census

Church Records

Court Records

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

Miami Valley Genealogy Index is an Index to more than a half million pointers to records all over Miami Valley including Darke County.

History

Local Histories

Land and Property

Maps

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

County Courthouse

Darke County Courthouse
504 S Broadway Street
Greenville, OH 45331
Phone: 937.547.7335 

Probate Judge has birth and death records 1867-1908,
marriage records from 1817 and probate records;
Clerk Court has divorce and court records from 1820;
County Recorder has land records from 1816 and 
burial records (veterans graves) from 1832[1]

Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death
  • 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.


Web Sites

Darke County Genealogical Researchers: Large collections of varying types of genealogical records

Places

Populated Places

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002]. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "HBG" defined multiple times with different content
  2. Wikipedia contributors, "Darke County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Darke_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).