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{{Ohio-stub}} [[United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Ohio|Ohio]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Darke County'''
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| building address = Darke County Courthouse<br>504 South Broadway<br>Greenville, Ohio 45331<br>[http://www.co.darke.oh.us/ Darke County Website]
 
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}}[[United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Ohio|Ohio]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Darke County'''
  
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=== Historical Facts  ===
  
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| bgcolor="#cccc99" width="100%" colspan="6" align="center" | '''Dates for major county records'''
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#cccc99" align="center" colspan="6" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
 
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Darke County, Ohio#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>  
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Darke County, Ohio#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>  
| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>'''[[Darke County, Ohio#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>  
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" align="center" | <center>'''[[Darke County, Ohio#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>  
| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Darke County, Ohio#Death|Death]]'''</center>  
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Darke County, Ohio#Death|Death]]'''</center>  
| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Darke County, Ohio#Census|Tax]]'''</center>  
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Darke County, Ohio#Census|Tax]]'''</center>  
| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Darke County, Ohio#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>  
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Darke County, Ohio#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>  
| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Darke County, Ohio#Probate_Records|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Darke County, Ohio#Probate_Records|Probate]]'''</center>
 
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <br>  
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1867</center>  
| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <br>  
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1817</center>  
| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <br>  
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1867</center>  
| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <br>  
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <br>  
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1822</center>  
| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <br>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1818</center>
 
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| bgcolor="#99d6ff" width="100%" colspan="6" | '''For earlier dates, try...'''
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" 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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| style="height: 40px" valign="middle" width="100%" colspan="6" | <br>
 
*'''[[Darke County, Ohio#Church|Church]] [[Darke County, Ohio#Obituaries|Obituaries]] [[Darke County, Ohio#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]''' <br>
 
*'''Parent counties'''&nbsp;
 
 
 
*{{PAGENAME}} '''residents''' may also have records in<br>'''Neighboring Counties:'''
 
 
 
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| bgcolor="#cc9999" width="100%" colspan="6" align="center" | '''Remember these collections'''
 
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*[http://ohsweb.ohiohistory.org/death// Ohio Death Certificate Index 1913-1944]
 
*{{RecordSearch|1932106|Ohio, County Births, 1856-1909}} Index and Images
 
*{{RecordSearch|1614804|Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1994}} Index and Images (Incomplete)
 
*{{RecordSearch|1307272|Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1953}} Index and Images
 
*{{RecordSearch|1949341|Ohio, Death Index, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2007}}
 
 
 
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*[http://ohsweb.ohiohistory.org/ondp/index.php?title=Main_Page National Digital Newspaper Program In Ohio]
 
*{{RecordSearch|1680845|Ohio, Births and Christenings, 1821-1962}} Index only
 
*{{RecordSearch|1681001|Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1958}} Index only
 
*{{RecordSearch|1681000|Ohio Deaths and Burials, 1854-1997}} Index only
 
 
 
 
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== County Courthouse  ==
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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;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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*'''County Seat: '''Greenville
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*'''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)
  
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
 
 
'''1809--'''Darke County was created 3 January 1809&nbsp;from [[Miami County, Ohio|Miami ]]County.&nbsp;'''County seat: '''Greenville <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002). </ref>  
 
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places / Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places ====
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=== Resources ===
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Bible Records ====
  
*[[Auglaize County, Ohio|Auglaize]]
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==== Biography  ====
*[[Jay County, Indiana|Jay County, Indiana]]
 
*[[Mercer County, Ohio|Mercer]]
 
*[[Miami County, Ohio|Miami]]
 
*[[Montgomery County, Ohio|Montgomery]]
 
*[[Preble County, Ohio|Preble]]
 
*[[Randolph County, Indiana|Randolph County, Indiana]]
 
*[[Shelby County, Ohio|Shelby]]
 
*[[Wayne County, Indiana|Wayne County, Indiana]]
 
  
== Resources ==
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==== Business Records and Commerce ====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=76090 Brock Cemetery, Versailles] BillionGraves  
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=75822 Arcanum Greenlawn Cemetery, Arcanum] BillionGraves
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=76090 Brock Cemetery, Versailles] BillionGraves
  
==== Church ====
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==== Census ====
  
==== Court  ====
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==== Church Records  ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
  
 
==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups  ====
 
==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups  ====
  
===== Germans =====
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==== Gazetteers ====
  
 
==== Genealogy  ====
 
==== Genealogy  ====
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[http://www.tdn-net.com/genealogy/mvgi/mvgi-idx.htm#start Miami Valley Genealogy Index] is an Index to more than a half million pointers to records all over Miami Valley including Darke County.  
 
[http://www.tdn-net.com/genealogy/mvgi/mvgi-idx.htm#start Miami Valley Genealogy Index] is an Index to more than a half million pointers to records all over Miami Valley including Darke County.  
  
==== Land ====
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==== History ====
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
 
*[http://www.calweb.com/~wally/darke/people.htm#pioneer Early Pioneer List of 1874]
 
*[http://www.calweb.com/~wally/darke/people.htm#pioneer Early Pioneer List of 1874]
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==== Land and Property  ====
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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==== Newspapers  ====
 
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==== Periodicals  ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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==== Repositories  ====
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===== Courthouse  =====
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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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===== Family History Centers  =====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
*'''[[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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===== Birth  =====
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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===== Marriage =====
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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===== Death =====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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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.
  
 
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== Web Sites  ==
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=== Web Sites  ===
  
 
*{{FHL|Ohio%2C+Darke|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|Ohio%2C+Darke|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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[http://www.dcoweb.org/index.htm Darke County Genealogical Researchers]: Large collections of varying types of genealogical records  
 
[http://www.dcoweb.org/index.htm Darke County Genealogical Researchers]: Large collections of varying types of genealogical records  
  
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Revision as of 20:24, 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
United StatesGotoarrow.png Ohio Gotoarrow.png Darke County

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).