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== Historical Facts  ==
  
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Hamilton County, Ohio|Hamilton]] and [[Ross County, Ohio|Ross]] Counties 24 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;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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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Hamilton County, Ohio|Hamilton]] and [[Ross County, Ohio|Ross]] Counties 24 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;referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>  
 
*'''County Seat: '''Xenia  
 
*'''County Seat: '''Xenia  
 
*'''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>[[Clark County, Ohio|Clark]] (north){{·}}[[Clinton County, Ohio|Clinton]] and [[Warren County, Ohio|Warren]] (south){{·}}[[Madison County, Ohio|Madison]] (northeast){{·}}[[Fayette County, Ohio|Fayette]] (east){{·}}[[Montgomery County, Ohio|Montgomery]] (west)
 
*'''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>[[Clark County, Ohio|Clark]] (north){{·}}[[Clinton County, Ohio|Clinton]] and [[Warren County, Ohio|Warren]] (south){{·}}[[Madison County, Ohio|Madison]] (northeast){{·}}[[Fayette County, Ohio|Fayette]] (east){{·}}[[Montgomery County, Ohio|Montgomery]] (west)
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== History  ==
 
 
 
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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See an interactive map of Greene County [http://www.ohio.n2genealogy.com/oh-maps.html boundary changes].  
 
See an interactive map of Greene County [http://www.ohio.n2genealogy.com/oh-maps.html boundary changes].  
  
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== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
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[[Cedarville, Ohio|Cedarville]] | [[Wilberforce, Ohio|Wilberforce]] | [[Yellow Springs, Ohio|Yellow Springs]]  
 
[[Cedarville, Ohio|Cedarville]] | [[Wilberforce, Ohio|Wilberforce]] | [[Yellow Springs, Ohio|Yellow Springs]]  
  
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
 
*[[Clark County, Ohio|Clark]]
 
*[[Clinton County, Ohio|Clinton]]
 
*[[Fayette County, Ohio|Fayette]]
 
*[[Madison County, Ohio|Madison]]
 
*[[Montgomery County, Ohio|Montgomery]]
 
*[[Warren County, Ohio|Warren]]
 
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==

Revision as of 16:55, 10 August 2012

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Greene County, Ohio
Map
Boundary map of Greene County, Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Facts
Founded: March 24, 1803
County Seat Xenia
Courthouse
Greene County, Ohio Courthouse.jpg


Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1869
1803
1870
1798
1803
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Ohio Digital Collections


Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Greene County boundary changes.


Places/Localities

Populated Places

Cedarville | Wilberforce | Yellow Springs


Resources

Cemeteries

Online Woodland Cemetery, Dayton, Green, Ohio Records

Church

Court

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Germans

Genealogy

Miami Valley Genealogy Index is an Index to more than a half million pointers to records all over Miami Valley including Greene County.

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

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.
  • Vital Records prior to 1909 are located at the Greene County Records Center and Archives.

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. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].
  2. Wikipedia contributors, "Mahoning County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahoning_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).