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*'''[[Fulton County, Ohio#Church|Church]] [[Fulton County, Ohio#Obituaries|Obituaries]] [[Fulton County, Ohio#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]''' <br>
 
*'''Parent counties'''&nbsp;
 
 
*{{PAGENAME}} '''residents''' may also have records in<br>'''Neighboring Counties:'''
 
 
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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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== County Courthouse  ==
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1867</center>
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Henry County, Ohio|Henry]], [[Lucas County, Ohio|Lucas]], and [Williams County, Ohio|Williams]] Counties in 1850.<br>
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*'''County Seat: '''Wauseon<br>&nbsp;
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*'''Neighboring Counties''': {{PAGENAME}}&nbsp;'''residents''' may also have records in <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Mahoning County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahoning_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).</ref>[[Lenawee County, Michigan|Lenawee County, Michigan]] (north){{·}}[[Henry County, Ohio|Henry]] (south){{·}}[[Williams County, Ohio|Williams]] (west){{·}}[[Lucas County, Ohio|Lucas]] (east)
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<br> [[Ohio Digital Collections|Ohio Digital Collections]]
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 02:20, 11 July 2012

Template:Ohio-stub United StatesGotoarrow.png Ohio Gotoarrow.png Fulton County



Fulton County, Ohio
Map
Boundary map of Fulton County, Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Facts
Founded: information needed
County Seat
Courthouse
Fulton County, Ohio Courthouse.jpg


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 Henry, Lucas, and [Williams County, Ohio|Williams]] Counties in 1850.
  • County Seat: Wauseon
     
  • Neighboring Counties: Fulton County, Ohio Genealogy residents may also have records in [1]Lenawee County, Michigan (north) · Henry (south) · Williams (west) · Lucas (east)



Ohio Digital Collections

History

Parent County

1850--Fulton County was created 28 February 1850 from Lucas, Henry and Williams Counties.
County seat: Wauseon [2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Fulton County boundary changes.

Record Loss

A courthouse fire in July 1864 destroyed many of the county records. Those saved were located in the Court of Common Pleas such as Chancery, Plaintiff and Defendant indexes, plus the court cases. Probate Court records such as the wills, estates, and guardianship's were lost. The Recorder's Office lost the land records, but those have been reconstructed using Barber's Abstracts.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Fayette

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Germans

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War
    Civil War service men from Fulton 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 Fulton County.
- 100th Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Companies E and H
- 111th Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Comapanies C and F

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

  • 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.
  • Ohio Deaths, 1954-Present Death certificates from 1954 to the present are held by the Ohio Department of Health.  These records can be ordered in person or by mail.
Walk In Address: Ohio Department of Health
Vital Statistics
225 Neilston Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215
Mail your request to:
Ohio Department of Health
Vital Statistics
P.O. Box 15098
Columbus, Ohio 43215-0098

Additionally, Ohio death records can be obtained from the city or county health department where the death occurred.  Some cities and counties can issue all death certificates from the State of Ohio if that city or county has been granted statewide issuance access.





Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Mahoning County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahoning_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).