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{{Ohio-stub}} [[United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Ohio|Ohio]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Gallia County'''  
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}} [[United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Ohio|Ohio]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] '''Gallia County''' <br><br>
  
== County Courthouse ==
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=== Historical Facts ===
  
*[http://www.galliasheriff.org/ Gallia County, Ohio Courthouse].  
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{| width="100%" border="2" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1"
*[http://www.galliagenealogy.org/co_rec.htm County Records for Gallia County].
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| width="100%" align="center" bgcolor="#cccc99" colspan="6" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Gallia County, Ohio#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Gallia County, Ohio#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Gallia County, Ohio#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Gallia County, Ohio#Census|Tax]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Gallia County, Ohio#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Gallia County, Ohio#Probate_Records|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1864</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>1803<br></center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1803</center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Gallia County, Ohio#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Gallia County, Ohio#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Gallia County, Ohio#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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== History  ==
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Washington County, Ohio|Washington]] County 25 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;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: '''Gallipolis
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*'''Neighboring Counties''': {{PAGENAME}}&nbsp;'''residents''' may also have records in <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Gallia County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gallia_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).</ref>[[Vinton County, Ohio|Vinton]] (north){{·}}[[Cabell County, West Virginia|Cabell County, West Virginia]] (south){{·}}[[Lawrence County, Ohio|Lawrence]] (southwest){{·}}[[Meigs County, Ohio|Meigs]] (northeast){{·}}[[Jackson County, Ohio|Jackson]] (west){{·}}[[Mason County, West Virginia|Mason County, West Virginia]] (east)
  
==== Parent County  ====
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'''1803--'''Gallia County was created 25 March 1803&nbsp;from [[Washington County, Ohio|Washington]] and [[Adams County, Ohio|Adams]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Gallipolis <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',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 ====
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==== Bible Records ====
  
*[http://www.placenames.com/us/39053/ppl/ Gallia County Populated Places].
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==== Biography  ====
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohgallia/nameorig.htm Orgins of Gallia County Place Names].
 
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Business Records and Commerce ====
 
 
*[[Cabell County, West Virginia|Cabell County, West Virginia]]
 
*[[Jackson County, Ohio|Jackson]]<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1228439720593_914" />
 
*[[Lawrence County, Ohio|Lawrence]]
 
*[[Mason County, West Virginia|Mason County, West Virginia]]
 
*[[Meigs County, Ohio|Meigs]]
 
*[[Vinton County, Ohio|Vinton]]
 
 
 
== Resources  ==
 
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
  
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#c=1401638;p=collectionDetails United States Census, 1850].  
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*[[United States Census 1850]].  
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#c=1420441;p=collectionDetails United States Census, 1850 Mortality Schedule].  
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*[[United States Census Mortality Schedules, 1850 (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].  
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#c=1420440;p=collectionDetails United States Census, 1850 Slave Schedule].  
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*[[United States Census Slave Schedule, 1850 (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].  
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#c=1473181;p=collectionDetails United States Census, 1860].  
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*[[United States Census 1860]].  
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#c=1438024;p=collectionDetails United States Census, 1870].  
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*[[United States Census 1870]].  
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#c=1417683;p=collectionDetails United States Census, 1880].  
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*[[United States Census 1880]].  
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#c=1325221;p=collectionDetails United States Census, 1900].
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*[[United States Census 1900]].  
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*[[United States Census 1910]].  
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*[[United States Census 1920]].  
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*[[United States Census 1930]].
  
==== Church  ====
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==== Church Records ====
  
 
*[http://www.galliagenealogy.org/Churches/churches.htm Gallia County Churches].
 
*[http://www.galliagenealogy.org/Churches/churches.htm Gallia County Churches].
  
==== Court  ====
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==== Court Records ====
  
 
*Many Court records for Gallia 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|400653|subject-id|disp=topic details}} from their catalog.
 
*Many Court records for Gallia 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|400653|subject-id|disp=topic details}} from their catalog.
  
==== Directory ====
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==== Directories ====
  
 
*[http://books.google.com/books?id=VtwCAAAAYAAJ Wiggins and Weaver's Ohio River Directory for 1871-1872, including Gallipolis.]
 
*[http://books.google.com/books?id=VtwCAAAAYAAJ Wiggins and Weaver's Ohio River Directory for 1871-1872, including Gallipolis.]
  
==== Land ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration  ====
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==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups  ====
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==== Gazetteers ====
  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/oh/gallia/land-index.html Land Records Bureau of Land Management Database].
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==== Genealogy  ====
*[http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/PatentSearch/Default.asp?Tab1=2&f1=OH&f10=OH053&f24=GENEALOGY&f25=PATENTEE_NAME&f26=ACCESSION_SERIAL_NUMBER Land Patent Search].
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*Many Land records for Gallia 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|367917|subject-id|disp=topic details}} from their catalog.
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==== History ====
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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*''[http://www.ohiogenealogyexpress.com/gallia/galliaco_history.htm History of Gallia County]'' Containg A condensed History of the County; Biographical Sketches; General Statistics; Miscellaneous Matters, &amp;c.  
 
*''[http://www.ohiogenealogyexpress.com/gallia/galliaco_history.htm History of Gallia County]'' Containg A condensed History of the County; Biographical Sketches; General Statistics; Miscellaneous Matters, &amp;c.  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohgallia/cohist.htm Gallia County Ohio History Sources].  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohgallia/cohist.htm Gallia County Ohio History Sources].  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.org/oh/gallia/history/other/firstset6gms.txt First Settlers of Huntington Township].  
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/gallia/history/other/firstset6gms.txt First Settlers of Huntington Township].  
 
*[http://cdm267401.cdmhost.com/cdm4/results.php?&CISOOP1=exact&CISOFIELD1=place&CISOBOX1=Gallia%20County%20(Ohio)&CISOROOT=all Gallia County Ohio Memory Digital Collection].  
 
*[http://cdm267401.cdmhost.com/cdm4/results.php?&CISOOP1=exact&CISOFIELD1=place&CISOBOX1=Gallia%20County%20(Ohio)&CISOROOT=all Gallia County Ohio Memory Digital Collection].  
 
*[http://www.ohiogenealogyexpress.com/gallia/galliaco_bios_index.htm Biographical Index].  
 
*[http://www.ohiogenealogyexpress.com/gallia/galliaco_bios_index.htm Biographical Index].  
 
*[http://www.geocities.com/ohgenealogy/galliapioneer01.html Gallia County, Ohio Pioneer Families].  
 
*[http://www.geocities.com/ohgenealogy/galliapioneer01.html Gallia County, Ohio Pioneer Families].  
 
*Many History records for Gallia 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|367907|subject-id|disp=topic details}} from their catalog.
 
*Many History records for Gallia 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|367907|subject-id|disp=topic details}} from their catalog.
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==== Land and Property  ====
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/oh/gallia/land-index.html Land Records Bureau of Land Management Database].
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*[http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/PatentSearch/Default.asp?Tab1=2&f1=OH&f10=OH053&f24=GENEALOGY&f25=PATENTEE_NAME&f26=ACCESSION_SERIAL_NUMBER Land Patent Search].
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*Many Land records for Gallia 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|367917|subject-id|disp=topic details}} from their catalog.
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*'''Civil War'''<br>Civil War service men from Knox County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment)&nbsp;that&nbsp;originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Knox County.
 
*'''Civil War'''<br>Civil War service men from Knox County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment)&nbsp;that&nbsp;originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Knox County.
  
:- [[1st_Regiment,_Ohio_Cavalry|1st Regiment, Ohio Cavalry]], Company E
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:- [[1st Regiment, Ohio Cavalry|1st Regiment, Ohio Cavalry]], Company E  
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:- [[George's Independent Company, Ohio Cavalry|George's Independent Company, Ohio Cavalry]]
  
 
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:-[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohgalli2/CivilWar.htm Gallia History Web], during the Civil War. <br>
 
:-[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohgalli2/CivilWar.htm Gallia History Web], during the Civil War. <br>
  
Many Military Civil War 1861-1865 records for Gallia 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|1051970|subject-id|disp=topic details}} from their catalog.<br> <br>  
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Many Military Civil War 1861-1865 records for Gallia 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|1051970|subject-id|disp=topic details}} from their catalog.<br><br>  
  
 
*'''World War II'''
 
*'''World War II'''
  
 
:-[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/worldwar/ohio/gallia1.htm Gallia County, Ohio World War II Casualties Army and Air Force].  
 
:-[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/worldwar/ohio/gallia1.htm Gallia County, Ohio World War II Casualties Army and Air Force].  
:-[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#c=1339071;s=waypointsOnly;w=0;p=waypoint United States, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942]. <br><br>
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:-[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1861144 United States, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942]. <br><br>
  
Many Military records for Gallia 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|400631|subject-id|disp=topic details}} from their catalog.
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Many Military records for Gallia 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|400631|subject-id|disp=topic details}} from their catalog.  
  
 
==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
 
==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
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*Many Probate records for Gallia 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|492490|subject-id|disp=topic details}} from their catalog
 
*Many Probate records for Gallia 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|492490|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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[http://www.gallianet.net/ Gallia County Courthouse ]<br>18 Locust Street<br>Gallipolis, OH 45631-1251<br>Phone: 740.446.4374&nbsp;<br><br>Probate Judge has birth, marriage, death and probate records; <br>County Health Department has burial records; Clerk Court has <br>divorce and court records from 1850; County Recorder has<br>land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Gallia County, Ohio. Page 542 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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*[http://www.galliasheriff.org/ Gallia County, Ohio Courthouse].
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*[http://www.galliagenealogy.org/co_rec.htm County Records for Gallia County].
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===== Family History Centers  =====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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===== Libraries  =====
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===== Museums  =====
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===== Societies  =====
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*[http://www.galliagenealogy.org/ Gallia County Genealogical Society].
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*[http://www.seorf.ohiou.edu/~xx129/ Samuel L. Bossard Memorial Library].
  
 
==== Schools  ====
 
==== Schools  ====
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==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
*[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;c=1473259 Ohio Tax Records 1816-1838].  
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*[[Ohio Tax Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Ohio Tax Records 1816-1838]].  
 
*[http://www.galliagenealogy.org/tax1860.htm Delinquent Tax List for 1860]. Transcribed by Henry Evans  
 
*[http://www.galliagenealogy.org/tax1860.htm Delinquent Tax List for 1860]. Transcribed by Henry Evans  
 
*Many Probate records for Gallia 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|430787|subject-id|disp=topic details}} from their catalog
 
*Many Probate records for Gallia 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|430787|subject-id|disp=topic details}} from their catalog
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
*[http://www.galliagenealogy.org/BirthRecords/birthindex.htm Birth Records of Gallia County 1894-1903]. These records are transcribed from Volume 3. The birth records are housed in Gallia County Probate Court in Gallipolis, Ohio.
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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.
 
*Deaths [http://files.usgwarchives.org/oh/gallia/vitals/deaths/1887-8.txt 1887-1888, Gallipolis, Part 1].
 
*Deaths [http://files.usgwarchives.org/oh/gallia/vitals/deaths/1887-8a.txt 1887-1888, Gallipolis, Part 2.]
 
*Deaths [http://www.usgwarchives.org/oh/gallia/vitals-index.html 1887-1888, Cheshire Township].
 
*Deaths [http://files.usgwarchives.org/oh/gallia/vitals/deaths/1887-8hu.txt 1887-1888, Huntington Township].
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.org/oh/gallia/vitals/deaths/1888.txt Gallia County Death Register 1888]
 
*[http://www.ohiogenealogyexpress.com/gallia/galliaco_deaths_a.htm Gallia County, Ohio Death Records].
 
*Many Vital records for Gallia 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|368480|subject-id|disp=topic details}} from their catalog.
 
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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*[http://www.galliagenealogy.org/BirthRecords/birthindex.htm Birth Records of Gallia County 1894-1903]. These records are transcribed from Volume 3. The birth records are housed in Gallia County Probate Court in Gallipolis, Ohio.
  
*[http://www.galliagenealogy.org/ Gallia County Genealogical Society].
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===== Marriage  =====
*[http://www.seorf.ohiou.edu/~xx129/ Samuel L. Bossard Memorial Library].
 
  
==== 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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*Deaths [http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/gallia/vitals/deaths/1887-8.txt 1887-1888, Gallipolis, Part 1].
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*Deaths [http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/gallia/vitals/deaths/1887-8a.txt 1887-1888, Gallipolis, Part 2.]
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*Deaths [http://www.usgwarchives.net/oh/gallia/vitals-index.html 1887-1888, Cheshire Township].
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*Deaths [http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/gallia/vitals/deaths/1887-8hu.txt 1887-1888, Huntington Township].
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/oh/gallia/vitals/deaths/1888.txt Gallia County Death Register 1888]
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*[http://www.ohiogenealogyexpress.com/gallia/galliaco_deaths_a.htm Gallia County, Ohio Death Records].
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*Many Vital records for Gallia 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|368480|subject-id|disp=topic details}} from their catalog.
  
== Web Sites  ==
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=== Web Sites  ===
  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohgallia/gallia.htm USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohgallia/gallia.htm USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OH/Gallia/ Linkpendium Gallia County Genealogy and Family History].
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OH/Gallia/ Linkpendium Gallia County Genealogy and Family History].
  
== References  ==
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=== Places  ===
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==== Populated Places  ====
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*[http://www.placenames.com/us/39053/ppl/ Gallia County Populated Places].
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohgallia/nameorig.htm Orgins of Gallia County Place Names].
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=== References  ===
  
<references />
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<references />  
  
 
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohgallia/lookups.htm Gallia County Reference Books and Lookup Volunteers].  
 
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohgallia/lookups.htm Gallia County Reference Books and Lookup Volunteers].  
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Revision as of 06:29, 30 January 2013

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Gallia County, Ohio
Map
Boundary map of Gallia County, Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Courthouse
Gallia County, Ohio Courthouse.jpg
Address Gallia County Courthouse
18 Locust St.
Gallipolis, Ohio 45631
Gallia County Website
United Statesgo to Ohio go to Gallia County 

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1864
1803
1867
1803
1803
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries


Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Gallia County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

Census

Church Records

Court Records

  • Many Court records for Gallia 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.

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Local Histories

Land and Property

Maps

Military

  • General
-Gallia County Military Records.

  • Civil War
    Civil War service men from Knox 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 Knox County.
- 1st Regiment, Ohio Cavalry, Company E
- George's Independent Company, Ohio Cavalry


-Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System.
-Gallia History Web, during the Civil War.

Many Military Civil War 1861-1865 records for Gallia 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.

  • World War II
-Gallia County, Ohio World War II Casualties Army and Air Force.
-United States, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942.

Many Military records for Gallia 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.

Naturalization and Citizenship

  • Many Naturalization and Citizenship records for Gallia 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.

Newspapers

Probate

  • Many Probate records for Gallia 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

Gallia County Courthouse
18 Locust Street
Gallipolis, OH 45631-1251
Phone: 740.446.4374 

Probate Judge has birth, marriage, death and probate records;
County Health Department has burial records; Clerk Court has
divorce and court records from 1850; County Recorder has
land records[1]

Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
Societies

Schools

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death

Web Sites

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

Gallia County Reference Books and Lookup Volunteers.