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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Ohio|Ohio]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Franklin County''  
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{{OHDC}}{{Infobox U.S. Co
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| county = Franklin County
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| county_map = Oh-franklin.png
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| state = Ohio
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| state_map = Ohio.png
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| founded title= Created
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| founded year = 1803
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| founded date = April 30
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| seat wl = Columbus
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| building image = Oh-franklin-cogovtcntr.jpg
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| building image size = 100px
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| building address = Franklin County Government Center<br>373 South High Street, 23rd Floor<br>Columbus, OH 43215<br>[http://www.franklincountyohio.gov/fc/index.cfm Franklin County Website]
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| web =
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| named for = {{wpd|Benjamin Franklin}}
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| named for image = Benjamin Franklin.JPG
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}}[[United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Ohio|Ohio]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Franklin County'''  
  
{{Infobox U.S. County
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=== Historical Facts  ===
| county              = Franklin County
 
| county_map          = Oh-franklin.png
 
| state                = Ohio
 
| state_map            = Ohio.png
 
| founded year        = 1800
 
| founded date        = December 9
 
| seat wl              = Columbus
 
| building image      = Oh-franklin-cogovtcntr.jpg
 
| building address    = Franklin County Government Center<br/>373 South High Street, 23rd Floor<BR>Columbus, OH 43215
 
| web                  = hwww.co.franklin.oh.us/fc/
 
| named for            = {{wpd|Benjamin Franklin}}
 
| named for image      = Benjamin Franklin.JPG
 
}}
 
  
=== Quick Facts  ===
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{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="2"
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|-
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#cccc99" align="center" colspan="6" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
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|-
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Franklin County, Ohio#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" align="center" | <center>'''[[Franklin County, Ohio#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Franklin County, Ohio#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Franklin County, Ohio#Census|Tax]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Franklin County, Ohio#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Franklin County, Ohio#Probate_Records|Probate]]'''</center>
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|-
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1867</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1803</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1867</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center></center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1800<br></center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1805</center>
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|-
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Franklin County, Ohio#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Franklin County, Ohio#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Franklin County, Ohio#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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|}
  
{{Wikipedia|Franklin County, Ohio}}
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Ross County, Ohio|Ross]] County and unorganized land in 30 March 1803.<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>
 
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*'''County Seat: '''Columbus
*Named for Benjamin Franklin.  
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*'''Neighboring Counties''': {{PAGENAME}}&nbsp;'''residents''' may also have records in <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Franklin County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Franklin_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).</ref>[[Delaware County, Ohio|Delaware]] (north){{·}}[[Pickaway County, Ohio|Pickaway]] (south){{·}}[[Madison County, Ohio|Madison]] (west){{·}}[[Union County, Ohio|Union]] (northwest){{·}}[[Fairfield County, Ohio|Fairfield]] and [[Licking County, Ohio|Licking]] (east)
*The county was created just 2 months after Ohio became a state.  
 
*The county originally extended all the way to Lake Erie before the divisions.
 
 
 
==== Parent County ====
 
 
 
'''9 December 1800:''' Franklin County was created from [[Ross County, Ohio|Ross County]].
 
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
 
*Parts set off in a series of divisions:  
 
*Parts set off in a series of divisions:  
**Champaign 20 Febrary 1805  
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**'''20 February 1805:''' Champaign <br>
**Delaware 10 Febrary 1808  
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**'''10 February 1808:''' Delaware
**Pickaway 12 January 1810  
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**'''12 January 1810:''' Pickaway
**Madison 16 Febrary 1810  
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**'''16 Febrary 1810:''' Madison
**Union 10 January 1820
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**'''10 January 1820:''' Union
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See an interactive map of Franklin County [http://www.ohio.n2genealogy.com/oh-maps.html boundary changes].
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places / Localities  ==
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*The 1820 US Federal Census is missing for Franklin County.
  
{{Franklin County, Ohio}}
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<br>
  
== Resources  ==
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=== Resources  ===
  
=== Archives and libraries ===
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==== Bible Records ====
  
*[http://www.columbuslibrary.org/genealogy/ Columbus Metropolitan Library]
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==== Biography  ====
  
==== Inventories, registers, catalogs ====
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==== Cemeteries ====
  
=== Bible Records  ===
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=138887 Obetz Cemetery, Obetz] BillionGraves
  
=== Biography ===
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==== Census ====
  
==== Indexes ====
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==== Church Records ====
  
=== Cemeteries ===
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==== Court Records ====
  
=== Census ===
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
  
==== 1830  ====
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'''Archives, Libraries, and Museums<br>Biographies<br>Church Records<br>Cemetery Records<br>Court Records<br>Histories<br>Immigration/emigration/migration<br>Maps<br>Newspapers<br>Societies'''
  
===== Indexes =====
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==== Gazetteers ====
  
=== Census ===
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==== Genealogy ====
  
==== 1870 ====
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==== History ====
  
=== Court records  ===
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{{Wikipedia|Franklin County, Ohio}}
  
==== Indexes  ====
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*Named for Benjamin Franklin.
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*The county was created just 2 months after Ohio became a state.
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*The county originally extended all the way to Lake Erie before the divisions.
  
=== Directories ===
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==== Land and Property ====
  
=== Genealogy ===
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==== Maps ====
  
==== Indexes ====
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==== Military ====
  
==== Periodicals ====
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===== Revolution, 1775-1783 =====
  
==== Sources ====
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===== Civil War, 1861-1865 =====
  
===== Handbooks, manuals, etc. =====
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Civil War service men from Franklin County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Franklin County.  
  
=== History  ===
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:- [[1st Regiment, Ohio Cavalry|1st Regiment, Ohio Cavalry]], Companies F and K
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:-[[1st Regiment, Ohio Heavy Artillery|1st Regiment, Ohio Heavy Artillery]], Company C
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:- [[113th Regiment, Ohio Infantry|113th Regiment, Ohio Infantry ]], Companies B, C, H, and I
  
==== Indexes  ====
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=== Land and property  ===
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*''Franklin County, Ohio Civil War Military Roster''. (Austin, Minnesota : Ohio Genealogy Center, c1984). [http://www.worldcat.org/title/franklin-county-ohio-civil-war-military-roster/oclc/11825870&referer=brief_results Libraries with book]. {{FHL|554823|item|disp=FHL book 977.156 M2f}}
  
==== Indexes ====
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship ====
  
==== Maps ====
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==== Newspapers ====
  
=== Maps  ===
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*[http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=P7PM_jyRRcwC Arlington News] - a few full-text digital issues in Google News Archive from 2005
  
==== Indexes ====
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==== Obituaries ====
  
=== Migration, Internal ===
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==== Periodicals ====
  
=== Military History and Records ===
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==== Probate ====
  
==== Revolution, 1775-1783 ====
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==== Public Records ====
  
==== Civil War, 1861-1865 ====
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==== Repositories ====
  
=== Minorities ===
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===== Courthouse =====
  
=== Names, Personal  ===
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[http://www.franklincountyohio.gov Franklin County Courthouse]<br>3695 High Street<br>Columbus, OH 43215<br>Phone: 614.645.3600&nbsp;<br><br>Probate Court has birth and death records before 1908, <br>marriage and probate records; Clerk Court has divorce<br>and cour<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1346175273080_737" /><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1346175273080_617" />t records from 1803; County Auditor has&nbsp;land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Franklin County, Ohio. Page 542 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
==== Indexes ====
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===== Family History Centers =====
  
=== Naturalization and Citizenship  ===
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Columbus Ohio Family History Center]] (Grover City)
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*[[Columbus Ohio North Family History Center]] (Dublin)
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*[[Columbus Ohio South Family History Center]] (Reynoldsburg)
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*[[West Chester Ohio Family History Center]]
  
=== Newspapers ===
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===== Libraries =====
  
=== Obituaries  ===
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*[http://www.columbuslibrary.org/genealogy/ Columbus Metropolitan Library]
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*[http://www.ohiohistory.org/resource/archlib/ Ohio Historical Society Archives Library]
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*[http://www.library.ohio.gov/PCS/digitalcontent/gen_sources State Library of Ohio (Sources for Genealogists)]
  
=== Pensions ===
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===== Museums =====
  
=== Probate records ===
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===== Societies =====
  
==== Guardianship  ====
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*[http://www.columbushistory.org/ Columbus Historical Society]
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*[http://www.columbuslibrary.org/genealogy Columbus Metropolitan Library]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohfcghs/ The Franklin County Genealogical &amp; Historical Society]
  
===== Indexes =====
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==== Taxation ====
  
==== Indexes ====
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==== Vital Records ====
  
=== Taxation ===
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===== Birth =====
  
==== Indexes ====
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===== Marriage =====
  
=== Vital records ===
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===== Death =====
  
*[[Ohio Statewide Death Certificates|Ohio Death Certificates, 1908-1953]] Free name indexes and images at [http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails&c=fs%3A1307272 FamilySearch Historical Records]. 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 Statewide Death Certificates (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Ohio Death Certificates, 1908-1953]] Free name indexes and images at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1949341 FamilySearch Historical Records]. 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.
  
[[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Hint: Enter name of the county, will narrow the search.  
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[[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] Hint: Enter name of the county, will narrow the search.  
  
== Societies, Libraries and Museums ==
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=== Websites ===
  
*[http://www.columbushistory.org/ Columbus Historical Society]  
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohfrankl/ The Franklin County OH GenWeb Project], a member of [[OHGenWeb|The OHGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohfcghs/ The Franklin County Genealogical &amp; Historical Society]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/oh/franklin/franklin.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Franklin County.
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*{{FHL|196040|subject-id|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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=== Places  ===
  
== Websites  ==
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{{Franklin County, Ohio}}
  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohfrankl/ The Franklin County OH GenWeb Project], a member of [[OHGenWeb|The OHGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].
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=== References  ===
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/oh/franklin/franklin.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Franklin County.
 
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=196040 Family History Library Catalog]
 
  
== References  ==
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<references />
  
{{reflist}} {{Franklin County, Ohio}}  
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{{Ohio|Ohio}}  
  
 
[[Category:Franklin_County,_Ohio]]
 
[[Category:Franklin_County,_Ohio]]

Revision as of 23:42, 17 December 2012

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Online Records


Franklin County, Ohio
Map
Map of Ohio highlighting Franklin County
Location in the state of Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Courthouse
Oh-franklin-cogovtcntr.jpg
Address Franklin County Government Center
373 South High Street, 23rd Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Franklin County Website
United StatesGotoarrow.png Ohio Gotoarrow.png Franklin County

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1867
1803
1867
1800
1805
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries
  • Parent Counties: Formed from Ross County and unorganized land in 30 March 1803.[1]
  • County Seat: Columbus
  • Neighboring Counties: Franklin County, Ohio Genealogy residents may also have records in [2]Delaware (north) · Pickaway (south) · Madison (west) · Union (northwest) · Fairfield and Licking (east)

Boundary Changes

  • Parts set off in a series of divisions:
    • 20 February 1805: Champaign
    • 10 February 1808: Delaware
    • 12 January 1810: Pickaway
    • 16 Febrary 1810: Madison
    • 10 January 1820: Union

See an interactive map of Franklin County boundary changes.

Record Loss

  • The 1820 US Federal Census is missing for Franklin County.


Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Cemeteries

Census

Church Records

Court Records

Emigration and Immigration

Archives, Libraries, and Museums
Biographies
Church Records
Cemetery Records
Court Records
Histories
Immigration/emigration/migration
Maps
Newspapers
Societies

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Franklin County, Ohio
  • Named for Benjamin Franklin.
  • The county was created just 2 months after Ohio became a state.
  • The county originally extended all the way to Lake Erie before the divisions.

Land and Property

Maps

Military

Revolution, 1775-1783
Civil War, 1861-1865

Civil War service men from Franklin County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Franklin County.

- 1st Regiment, Ohio Cavalry, Companies F and K
-1st Regiment, Ohio Heavy Artillery, Company C
- 113th Regiment, Ohio Infantry , Companies B, C, H, and I


Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

  • Arlington News - a few full-text digital issues in Google News Archive from 2005

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

Franklin County Courthouse
3695 High Street
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: 614.645.3600 

Probate Court has birth and death records before 1908,
marriage and probate records; Clerk Court has divorce
and court records from 1803; County Auditor has land records[1]

Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death
  • Ohio Death Certificates, 1908-1953 Free name indexes and images at FamilySearch Historical Records. 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.

go to Hint: Enter name of the county, will narrow the search.

Websites

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, "Franklin County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Franklin_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).