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| building address = Henry County Courthouse<br>660 N. Perry St.<br>Napoleon, Ohio 43545<br>[http://www.henrycountyohio.com/ Henry County Website]
 
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}}[[United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Ohio|Ohio]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Henry County''' <br> <br> <br>  
 
 
=== <br>County Courthouse  ===
 
 
 
Henry County Courthouse<br>660 North Perry Street<br>Napoleon, OH 43545-0546<br>Phone: 419.592.4876&nbsp;<br><br>Probate Judge has birth and death records 1867-1908, <br>marriage and probate records from 1847; <br>Clerk Court has divorce and court records 1880; <br>County Recorder&nbsp;has land records from 1835
 
  
 
=== Historical Facts  ===
 
=== Historical Facts  ===
  
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| bgcolor="#cccc99" width="100%" colspan="6" align="center" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Henry County, Ohio#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Henry County, Ohio#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>  
| valign="middle" width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>'''[[Henry County, Ohio#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" align="center" | <center>'''[[Henry County, Ohio#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>  
| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Henry County, Ohio#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Henry County, Ohio#Death|Death]]'''</center>  
| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Henry County, Ohio#Census|Tax]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Henry County, Ohio#Census|Tax]]'''</center>  
| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Henry County, Ohio#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Henry County, Ohio#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>  
| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Henry County, Ohio#Probate_Records|Probate]]'''</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>1867</center>  
| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1847</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1847</center>  
| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1867</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>1846<br></center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1846<br></center>  
| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1847</center>
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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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| 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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*'''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;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;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, "Henry County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_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, "Henry County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_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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===== Courthouse  =====
 
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[http://www.henrycountyohio.com/ Henry County Courthouse]<br>660 North Perry Street<br>Napoleon, OH 43545-0546<br>Phone: 419.592.4876&nbsp;<br><br>Probate Judge has birth and death records 1867-1908, <br>marriage and probate records from 1847; <br>Clerk Court has divorce and court records 1880; <br>County Recorder&nbsp;has land records from 1835<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Henry 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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'''[[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.  
  
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=== References  ===
 
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Revision as of 19:39, 1 October 2012

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Online Records


Henry County, Ohio
Map
Boundary map of Henry County, Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Courthouse
Henry County, Ohio Courthouse.jpg
Address Henry County Courthouse
660 N. Perry St.
Napoleon, Ohio 43545
Henry County Website
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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

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Henry County boundary changes.

Record Loss

The courthouse burned down in 1847.

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

  • 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

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

Henry County Courthouse
660 North Perry Street
Napoleon, OH 43545-0546
Phone: 419.592.4876 

Probate Judge has birth and death records 1867-1908,
marriage and probate records from 1847;
Clerk Court has divorce and court records 1880;
County Recorder has land records from 1835[1]

Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
Societies

Henry County Genealogical Society

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

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