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{{Ohio-stub}} [[United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Ohio|Ohio]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Greene County'''
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| building address = Greene County Courthouse<br>45 N. Detroit Street<br>Xenia, Ohio 45385<br>[http://www.co.greene.oh.us/ Greene County Website]
 
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}}[[United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Ohio|Ohio]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Greene County'''
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== Historical Facts  ==
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=== Historical Facts  ===
  
 
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1869</center>  
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1869</center>  
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1803</center>  
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1803</center>  
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1870</center>  
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1870</center>  
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1798<br></center>  
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1798<br></center>  
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1803</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...''' '''[[Greene County, Ohio#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Greene County, Ohio#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Greene County, Ohio#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
 
| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Greene County, Ohio#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Greene County, Ohio#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Greene County, Ohio#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
 
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Hamilton County, Ohio|Hamilton]] and [[Ross County, Ohio|Ross]] Counties in 1803.<br>  
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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;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<br>&nbsp;
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*'''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)
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*'''Neighboring Counties''': {{PAGENAME}}&nbsp;'''residents''' may also have records in <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Greene County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greene_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)
 
 
<br> <br> [[Ohio Digital Collections|Ohio Digital Collections]]
 
 
 
== History  ==
 
 
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
 
 
'''1803--'''Greene County was created 24 March 1803&nbsp;from [[Hamilton County, Ohio|Hamilton]] and [[Ross County, Ohio|Ross]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Xenia <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002). </ref>
 
  
 
==== 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 ====
  
[[Cedarville, Ohio|Cedarville]] | [[Wilberforce, Ohio|Wilberforce]] | [[Yellow Springs, Ohio|Yellow Springs]]
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==== Biography  ====
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Business Records and Commerce ====
  
*[[Clark County, Ohio|Clark]]
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==== Cemeteries  ====
*[[Clinton County, Ohio|Clinton]]
 
*[[Fayette County, Ohio|Fayette]]
 
*[[Madison County, Ohio|Madison]]
 
*[[Montgomery County, Ohio|Montgomery]]
 
*[[Warren County, Ohio|Warren]]
 
  
== Resources  ==
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Online [http://www.woodlandcemetery.org/ Woodland Cemetery], Dayton, Green, Ohio Records
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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==== Census ====
  
Online [http://www.woodlandcemetery.org/ Woodland Cemetery], Dayton, Green, Ohio Records  
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==== Church Records ====
  
==== Church ====
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==== Court Records ====
  
==== Court ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
  
 
==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups  ====
 
==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups  ====
  
===== Germans =====
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==== Gazetteers ====
  
 
==== Genealogy  ====
 
==== Genealogy  ====
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[http://www.tdn-net.com/genealogy/mvgi/mvgi-idx.htm#start Miami Valley Genealogy Index] is an Index to more than a half million pointers to records all over Miami Valley including&nbsp;Greene County.  
 
[http://www.tdn-net.com/genealogy/mvgi/mvgi-idx.htm#start Miami Valley Genealogy Index] is an Index to more than a half million pointers to records all over Miami Valley including&nbsp;Greene County.  
  
==== Land ====
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==== History ====
  
==== Local Histories ====
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==== Land and Property ====
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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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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===== Courthouse  =====
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[http://www.co.greene.oh.us/ Greene County Courthouse]<br> 45 N Detroit Street<br> Xenia, OH 45385<br> Phone: 937.376.5290&nbsp;<br><br>Probate Judge has birth records 1869-1908, <br>marriage and probate records from 1803; <br>Clerk Court has divorce and court records<br> from 1802; County Recorder has land records<br> from 1803; County Auditor has tax records<br> from 1803; County Health Department has birth<br>records from 1908<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Greene 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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===== Family History Centers  =====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Dayton Ohio East Family History Center]] (Fairborn)
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===== Libraries  =====
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===== Museums  =====
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===== Societies  =====
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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===== Birth  =====
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===== Marriage  =====
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===== Death  =====
  
 
*'''[[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.  
 
*'''[[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.  
 
*'''Vital Records prior to 1909''' are&nbsp;located at the&nbsp;[http://www.co.greene.oh.us/Archives/ Greene County Records Center and Archives].
 
*'''Vital Records prior to 1909''' are&nbsp;located at the&nbsp;[http://www.co.greene.oh.us/Archives/ Greene County Records Center and Archives].
  
== Societies and Libraries&nbsp; ==
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=== Web Sites ===
  
==== Family History Centers  ====
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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*{{FHL|Ohio%2C+Greene|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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=== Places  ===
*[[Dayton Ohio East Family History Center]] (Fairborn)
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==== Populated Places  ====
  
== Web Sites  ==
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[[Cedarville, Ohio|Cedarville]] | [[Wilberforce, Ohio|Wilberforce]] | [[Yellow Springs, Ohio|Yellow Springs]]
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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*{{FHL|Ohio%2C+Greene|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
  
== References  ==
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Revision as of 19:58, 1 October 2012

Hand and keyboard.jpg Ohio
Online Records


Greene County, Ohio
Map
Boundary map of Greene County, Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Courthouse
Greene County, Ohio Courthouse.jpg
Address Greene County Courthouse
45 N. Detroit Street
Xenia, Ohio 45385
Greene County Website
United StatesGotoarrow.png Ohio Gotoarrow.png Greene County


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

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Greene County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

Online Woodland Cemetery, Dayton, Green, Ohio Records

Census

Church Records

Court Records

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

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

History

Land and Property

Maps

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

Greene County Courthouse
45 N Detroit Street
Xenia, OH 45385
Phone: 937.376.5290 

Probate Judge has birth records 1869-1908,
marriage and probate records from 1803;
Clerk Court has divorce and court records
from 1802; County Recorder has land records
from 1803; County Auditor has tax records
from 1803; County Health Department has birth
records from 1908[1]

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

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

Cedarville | Wilberforce | Yellow Springs


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