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{{Ohio-stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Ohio|Ohio]] > Geauga County''  
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| parent county =[[Trumbull County, Ohio|Trumbull]]<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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}}[[United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Ohio|Ohio]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Geauga County'''  
  
== County Courthouse ==
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=== Historical Facts ===
  
== History  ==
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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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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Geauga County, Ohio#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" align="center" | <center>'''[[Geauga County, Ohio#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Geauga County, Ohio#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Geauga County, Ohio#Census|Tax]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Geauga County, Ohio#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Geauga 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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| 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>1795<br></center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1806</center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Geauga County, Ohio#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Geauga County, Ohio#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Geauga County, Ohio#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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==== Parent County ====
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Trumbull County, Ohio|Trumbull]] County 31 December 1805.<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: '''Chardon<br>
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*'''Neighboring Counties''': {{PAGENAME}}&nbsp;'''residents''' may also have records in <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Geauga County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geauga_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).</ref>[[Lake County, Ohio|Lake]] (north){{·}}[[Portage County, Ohio|Portage]] (south){{·}}[[Ashtabula County, Ohio|Ashtabula]] and [[Trumbull County, Ohio|Trumbull]] (east){{·}}[[Cuyahoga County, Ohio|Cuyahoga]] (west)
  
'''1805--'''Geauga County was created 31 December 1805&nbsp;from [[Trumbull County, Ohio|Trumbull ]]County.<br>'''County seat:&nbsp;'''Chardon <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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See an interactive map of Geauga County [http://www.ohio.n2genealogy.com/oh-maps.html boundary changes].
  
 
==== 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 ====
  
*[[Ashtabula County, Ohio|Ashtabula]]
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==== Biography  ====
*[[Cuyahoga County, Ohio|Cuyahoga]]
 
*[[Lake County, Ohio|Lake]]
 
*[[Portage County, Ohio|Portage]]
 
*[[Summit County, Ohio|Summit]]
 
*[[Trumbull County, Ohio|Trumbull]]
 
  
== Resources ==
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==== Business Records and Commerce ====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
==== Church  ====
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==== Census  ====
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==== Church Records  ====
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==== Court Records  ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration  ====
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==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups  ====
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==== Gazetteers ====
  
==== Court ====
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==== Genealogy ====
  
==== Land ====
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==== History ====
  
==== Local Histories ====
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==== Land and Property ====
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
*'''Civil War'''<br>Civil War service men from Geauga 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 Geauga County.
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*'''Civil War'''<br>Civil War service men from Geauga 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 Geauga County.  
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**[[1st Regiment, Ohio Light Artillery|1st Regiment, Ohio Light Artillery]], Batteries B and C
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**[[41st Regiment, Ohio Infantry|41st Regiment, Ohio Infantry]], Companies B and G
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**[[105th Regiment, Ohio Infantry|105th Regiment, Ohio Infantry]], Companies B, C, E, F, and I
  
:- [[105th_Regiment,_Ohio_Infantry|105th Regiment, Ohio Infantry]], Comapanies B, C, E, F, and I
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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==== Obituaries  ====
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==== Periodicals  ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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==== Public Records  ====
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==== Repositories  ====
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[http://www.co.geauga.oh.us/ Geauga County Courthouse]<br> 231 Main Street<br> Chardon, OH 44024-1243<br> Phone: 216.285.2222&nbsp;<br><br>Probate &nbsp;Judge has birth, marriage, death and probate records; <br>County Health Department has burial records; Clerk Court has <br>divorce and court records&nbsp;from 1806; County Recorder has land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Geauga 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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===== Courthouse  =====
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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  =====
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
*'''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.
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*'''[http://www.usgwarchives.org/oh/geauga/vitals-index.html Geauga County Birth, Marriage &amp; Death]''' records<br>
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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===== Birth =====
  
== Web Sites  ==
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===== Marriage  =====
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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  ===
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=196084&subject_disp=Ohio%2C+Geauga&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Ohio%2C+Geauga|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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=== Places  ===
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==== Populated Places  ====
  
== References  ==
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{{Ohio|Ohio}}
  
 
[[Category:Geauga_County,_Ohio]]
 
[[Category:Geauga_County,_Ohio]]
 
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Revision as of 20:00, 1 October 2012

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Coordinates: 41.50°0′N 81.17°0′W / 41.5°N 81.17°W / 41.5; -81.17

Geauga County, Ohio
Map
Map of Ohio highlighting Geauga County
Location in the state of Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Courthouse
Geauga County, Ohio Courthouse.jpg
Address Geauga County Courthouse
Chardon, Ohio 44024
Geauga County Website
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Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1867
1803
1867
1795
1806
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries
  • Parent Counties: Formed from Trumbull County 31 December 1805.[1]
  • County Seat: Chardon
  • Neighboring Counties: Geauga County, Ohio Genealogy residents may also have records in [2]Lake (north) · Portage (south) · Ashtabula and Trumbull (east) · Cuyahoga (west)

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Geauga 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

History

Land and Property

Maps

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

Public Records

Repositories

Geauga County Courthouse
231 Main Street
Chardon, OH 44024-1243
Phone: 216.285.2222 

Probate  Judge has birth, marriage, death and probate records;
County Health Department has burial records; Clerk Court has
divorce and court records from 1806; County Recorder has land records[1]

Courthouse
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

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

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