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{{Ohio-stub}} [[United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Ohio|Ohio]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Henry County'''  
 
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== Historical Facts  ==
 
== Historical Facts  ==
  
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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>'''[[Henry County, Ohio#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>  
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Henry County, Ohio#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" align="center" | <center>'''[[Henry County, Ohio#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>  
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>'''[[Henry County, Ohio#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Henry County, Ohio#Death|Death]]'''</center>  
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Henry County, Ohio#Death|Death]]'''</center>
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Henry County, Ohio#Census|Tax]]'''</center>  
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Henry County, Ohio#Census|Tax]]'''</center>
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Henry County, Ohio#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>  
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Henry County, Ohio#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Henry County, Ohio#Probate_Records|Probate]]'''</center>
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Henry 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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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1867</center>
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1847</center>  
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1847</center>
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1867</center>  
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1867</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1846<br></center>  
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1846<br></center>
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1847</center>
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1847</center>
 
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Henry County, Ohio#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Henry County, Ohio#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Henry County, Ohio#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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| bgcolor="#99d6ff" width="100%" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Henry County, Ohio#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Henry County, Ohio#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Henry County, Ohio#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
 
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Logan County, Ohio|Logan]], [[Shelby County, Ohio|Shelby]], [[Wood County, Ohio|Wood]], and [[Williams County, Ohio|Williams]] Counties 12 February 1820.<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;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 [[Logan County, Ohio|Logan]], [[Shelby County, Ohio|Shelby]], [[Wood County, Ohio|Wood]], and [[Williams County, Ohio|Williams]] Counties 12 February 1820.<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;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: '''Napoleon  
 
*'''County Seat: '''Napoleon  
 
*'''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>[[Fulton County, Ohio|Fulton]] (north){{·}}[[Putnam County, Ohio|Putnam]] (south){{·}}[[Williams County, Ohio|Williams]] (northwest){{·}}[[Lucas County, Ohio|Lucas]] (northeast){{·}}[[Defiance County, Ohio|Defiance]] (west){{·}}[[Wood County, Ohio|Wood]] (east)
 
*'''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>[[Fulton County, Ohio|Fulton]] (north){{·}}[[Putnam County, Ohio|Putnam]] (south){{·}}[[Williams County, Ohio|Williams]] (northwest){{·}}[[Lucas County, Ohio|Lucas]] (northeast){{·}}[[Defiance County, Ohio|Defiance]] (west){{·}}[[Wood County, Ohio|Wood]] (east)
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
The courthouse burned down in 1847.
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The courthouse burned down in 1847.  
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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[http://www.henrycountyohiogenealogy.org/index.html Henry County Genealogical Society]  
 
[http://www.henrycountyohiogenealogy.org/index.html Henry County Genealogical Society]  
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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==== Family History Centers<br> ====
  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 18:12, 13 August 2012

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



Henry County, Ohio
Map
Boundary map of Henry County, Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Facts
Founded: 1 April, 1820
County Seat Napoleon
Courthouse
Henry County, Ohio Courthouse.jpg


Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1867
1847
1867
1846
1847
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Ohio Digital Collections



Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Henry County boundary changes.

Record Loss

The courthouse burned down in 1847.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Germans

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War
    Civil War service men from Henry 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 Henry County.

      - 68th Ohio Volunteer Infantry

- 100th Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Company B

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.

Societies and Libraries 

Henry County Genealogical Society

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).