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{{Ohio-stub}} [[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Ohio]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Huron County'''  
 
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*'''[[Huron County, Ohio#Church|Church]] [[Huron County, Ohio#Obituaries|Obituaries]] [[Huron County, Ohio#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]''' <br>
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*'''Parent counties'''&nbsp;
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*{{PAGENAME}} '''residents''' may also have records in<br>'''Neighboring Counties:'''
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*[http://ohsweb.ohiohistory.org/death// Ohio Death Certificate Index 1913-1944]
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*{{RecordSearch|1932106|Ohio, County Births, 1856-1909}} Index and Images
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*{{RecordSearch|1614804|Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1994}} Index and Images (Incomplete)
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*{{RecordSearch|1307272|Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1953}} Index and Images
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*{{RecordSearch|1949341|Ohio, Death Index, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2007}}
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*[http://ohsweb.ohiohistory.org/ondp/index.php?title=Main_Page National Digital Newspaper Program In Ohio]
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*{{RecordSearch|1680845|Ohio, Births and Christenings, 1821-1962}} Index only
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*{{RecordSearch|1681001|Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1958}} Index only
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*{{RecordSearch|1681000|Ohio Deaths and Burials, 1854-1997}} Index only
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1815- The area was created out of both Portage and Cuyahoga Counties. &nbsp;The region was part of the Western Reserve and would later be known more specifically as the Firelands Region.'''<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1815- The area was created out of both Portage and Cuyahoga Counties. &nbsp;The region was part of the Western Reserve and would later be known more specifically as the Firelands Region.'''<ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
See an interactive map of Huron County [http://www.ohio.n2genealogy.com/oh-maps.html boundary changes]. &nbsp;This area was first known as the Firelands region at is creation in 1815. &nbsp;The county of Huron covered up much wider area. &nbsp;The northern regions are now part of Erie and Ottawa counties. &nbsp;Ruggles township in the south is not part of Ashland County.
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See an interactive map of Huron County [http://www.ohio.n2genealogy.com/oh-maps.html boundary changes]. &nbsp;This area was first known as the Firelands region at is creation in 1815. &nbsp;The county of Huron covered up much wider area. &nbsp;The northern regions are now part of Erie and Ottawa counties. &nbsp;Ruggles township in the south is not part of Ashland County.  
  
 
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== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
  
==== Populated Places- Bellevue, Greenwich, Milan, Monroeville, New London, North Fairfield, Norwalk, Plymouth, and Wakeman. ====
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==== Populated Places- Bellevue, Greenwich, Milan, Monroeville, New London, North Fairfield, Norwalk, Plymouth, and Wakeman. ====
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
  
==== Court- Huron County Courthouse, 2 East Main Street, Norwalk, OH, 44857, General Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Saturday and Sunday-closed ====
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==== Court- Huron County Courthouse, 2 East Main Street, Norwalk, OH, 44857, General Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Saturday and Sunday-closed ====
  
==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups ====
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==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups ====
===== Germans =====
 
  
==== Land- County Recorder, 12 East Main St., Norwalk, OH, First floor, 419-668-1916, Land deeds 1808 to present, Mortgage records 1808 to present. ====
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===== Germans  =====
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==== Land- County Recorder, 12 East Main St., Norwalk, OH, First floor, 419-668-1916, Land deeds 1808 to present, Mortgage records 1808 to present. ====
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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:- [[123rd Regiment, Ohio Infantry|123rd Regiment, Ohio Infantry]], Companies B, C, and E  
 
:- [[123rd Regiment, Ohio Infantry|123rd Regiment, Ohio Infantry]], Companies B, C, and E  
 
:- [[166th Regiment, Ohio Infantry (National Guard)|166th Regiment, Ohio Infantry (National Guard)]], Companies B, C, and H
 
:- [[166th Regiment, Ohio Infantry (National Guard)|166th Regiment, Ohio Infantry (National Guard)]], Companies B, C, and H
County recorder- 12 East Main St., Norwalk, OH, First Floor 419-668-1916, Soliders' discharge- Civil War to present, Soldiers' burial- miscellaneous
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County recorder- 12 East Main St., Norwalk, OH, First Floor 419-668-1916, Soliders' discharge- Civil War to present, Soldiers' burial- miscellaneous  
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
==== Probate- &nbsp;All records are located at the county courthouse in Norwalk. &nbsp;Guardianship records- 1815 to present, Final Records- 1851 to present, Settlement records- 1815 to present, Civil Docket- 1851 to present, Court Journal- 1851 to present, Appointment of Administrator/Executor- 1815 to present, Estate packets- 1815 to present, Clergy registration- 1823 to 1976 and Doctor registration To present. ====
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==== Probate- &nbsp;All records are located at the county courthouse in Norwalk. &nbsp;Guardianship records- 1815 to present, Final Records- 1851 to present, Settlement records- 1815 to present, Civil Docket- 1851 to present, Court Journal- 1851 to present, Appointment of Administrator/Executor- 1815 to present, Estate packets- 1815 to present, Clergy registration- 1823 to 1976 and Doctor registration To present. ====
  
==== Taxation- Located at the County Auditor at 12 East Main Street, Third Floor, Norwalk, OH 44857, 419-668-4304, Tax records- 1815- present (incomplete) ====
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==== Taxation- Located at the County Auditor at 12 East Main Street, Third Floor, Norwalk, OH 44857, 419-668-4304, Tax records- 1815- present (incomplete) ====
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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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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All records are located at the Huron County Courthouse- Probate Court, 2 East Main St., Norwalk, OH 44857, 419-668-4383, General Hours- 8:30 am - 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday, Closed Saturday and Sunday, Marriages- 1815 to present, Birth and Death 1867-1908, Delayed birth 1866 to present
  
All records are located at the Huron County Courthouse- Probate Court, 2 East Main St., Norwalk, OH 44857, 419-668-4383, General Hours- 8:30 am - 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday, Closed Saturday and Sunday, Marriages- 1815 to present, Birth and Death 1867-1908, Delayed birth 1866 to present
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Divorce Records are located at the Clerk of Courts same address as above. &nbsp;Divorce records 1900 to present. &nbsp;Some records are located on microfiche from 1815 to present.
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Divorce Records are located at the Clerk of Courts same address as above. &nbsp;Divorce records 1900 to present. &nbsp;Some records are located on microfiche from 1815 to present.  
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
'''Historical Societies ====
 
  
*The Firelands Historical Society- 4 Case Ave. Norwalk, OH , This is the second oldest historical society in Ohio. &nbsp;Founded in 1857.
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'''Historical Societies ===='''
*Laning-Young Research Center- 9 Case Ave, Norwalk, OH- firelandsmuseum.org- Currently holds over 4,000 books related to the area. &nbsp;Primary focus is the history and people of the Firelands. &nbsp;Large local manuscript and newspaper collection. &nbsp;Complete collection of Firelands Pioneer which has been printed since 1858 and deals with local history.
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*Milan Historical Musuem, Inc.- 10 Edison Dr, Milan, OH &nbsp; 44846, 419-499-2968
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*The Firelands Historical Society- 4 Case Ave. Norwalk, OH , This is the second oldest historical society in Ohio. &nbsp;Founded in 1857.  
*New London Area Historical Society, 13 Main St., New London, OH&nbsp;
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*Laning-Young Research Center- 9 Case Ave, Norwalk, OH- firelandsmuseum.org- Currently holds over 4,000 books related to the area. &nbsp;Primary focus is the history and people of the Firelands. &nbsp;Large local manuscript and newspaper collection. &nbsp;Complete collection of Firelands Pioneer which has been printed since 1858 and deals with local history.  
*Plymouth Area Historical Society, 15 Sandusky St., Willard, OH 44890, 419-687-5411
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*Milan Historical Musuem, Inc.- 10 Edison Dr, Milan, OH &nbsp; 44846, 419-499-2968  
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*New London Area Historical Society, 13 Main St., New London, OH&nbsp;  
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*Plymouth Area Historical Society, 15 Sandusky St., Willard, OH 44890, 419-687-5411  
 
*Ohio Genealogcial Society- Huron Chapter, PO Box 923, Norwalk, OH &nbsp; 44857
 
*Ohio Genealogcial Society- Huron Chapter, PO Box 923, Norwalk, OH &nbsp; 44857
  

Revision as of 23:48, 30 April 2012

Template:Ohio-stub United States Gotoarrow.png OhioGotoarrow.png Huron County

Dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate






For earlier dates, try...

  • Huron County, Ohio Genealogy residents may also have records in
    Neighboring Counties:
Remember these collections
Huron County, Ohio
Map
Map of Ohio highlighting Huron County
Location in the state of Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Facts
Created February 7, 1809[1]
Parent County Portage and Cuyahoga[2]
County Seat Norwalk
Courthouse
Address 2 East Main St

Norwalk, Ohio 44857

Website: www.hccommissioners.com


County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1815- The area was created out of both Portage and Cuyahoga Counties.  The region was part of the Western Reserve and would later be known more specifically as the Firelands Region.[2]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Huron County boundary changes.  This area was first known as the Firelands region at is creation in 1815.  The county of Huron covered up much wider area.  The northern regions are now part of Erie and Ottawa counties.  Ruggles township in the south is not part of Ashland County.

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places- Bellevue, Greenwich, Milan, Monroeville, New London, North Fairfield, Norwalk, Plymouth, and Wakeman.

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Ninevah Cemetery

Church

Court- Huron County Courthouse, 2 East Main Street, Norwalk, OH, 44857, General Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Saturday and Sunday-closed

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Germans

Land- County Recorder, 12 East Main St., Norwalk, OH, First floor, 419-668-1916, Land deeds 1808 to present, Mortgage records 1808 to present.

Local Histories

Maps

Military

  • Civil War service men from Huron 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 with men from Huron County.
- 1st Independent Battery, Ohio Light Artillery, a battery is like a company in an artillery regiment.
- 24th Regiment, Ohio Infantry , Companies A and G
- 41st Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Companies G and H
- 107th Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Company H
- 123rd Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Companies B, C, and E
- 166th Regiment, Ohio Infantry (National Guard), Companies B, C, and H

County recorder- 12 East Main St., Norwalk, OH, First Floor 419-668-1916, Soliders' discharge- Civil War to present, Soldiers' burial- miscellaneous

Newspapers

Probate-  All records are located at the county courthouse in Norwalk.  Guardianship records- 1815 to present, Final Records- 1851 to present, Settlement records- 1815 to present, Civil Docket- 1851 to present, Court Journal- 1851 to present, Appointment of Administrator/Executor- 1815 to present, Estate packets- 1815 to present, Clergy registration- 1823 to 1976 and Doctor registration To present.

Taxation- Located at the County Auditor at 12 East Main Street, Third Floor, Norwalk, OH 44857, 419-668-4304, Tax records- 1815- present (incomplete)

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.


All records are located at the Huron County Courthouse- Probate Court, 2 East Main St., Norwalk, OH 44857, 419-668-4383, General Hours- 8:30 am - 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday, Closed Saturday and Sunday, Marriages- 1815 to present, Birth and Death 1867-1908, Delayed birth 1866 to present


Divorce Records are located at the Clerk of Courts same address as above.  Divorce records 1900 to present.  Some records are located on microfiche from 1815 to present.

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Historical Societies ====

  • The Firelands Historical Society- 4 Case Ave. Norwalk, OH , This is the second oldest historical society in Ohio.  Founded in 1857.
  • Laning-Young Research Center- 9 Case Ave, Norwalk, OH- firelandsmuseum.org- Currently holds over 4,000 books related to the area.  Primary focus is the history and people of the Firelands.  Large local manuscript and newspaper collection.  Complete collection of Firelands Pioneer which has been printed since 1858 and deals with local history.
  • Milan Historical Musuem, Inc.- 10 Edison Dr, Milan, OH   44846, 419-499-2968
  • New London Area Historical Society, 13 Main St., New London, OH 
  • Plymouth Area Historical Society, 15 Sandusky St., Willard, OH 44890, 419-687-5411
  • Ohio Genealogcial Society- Huron Chapter, PO Box 923, Norwalk, OH   44857

Huron County Libraries

  • Monroeville Public Library- 34 Monroe St., Monroveville, OH   44847, 419-465-2035, www.monroevillepubliclibrary.com
  • Norwalk Public Library- 46 W. Main St. Norwalk, OH 44857, 419-668-6063, www.norwalk.lib.oh.us
  • New London Public Library- 67 S Main St, New London, OH   44851, 419-929-3981, www.nwlondon@oplin.org

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. Harriet Taylor Upton, History of the Western Reserve, Volume 1 (Chicago: The Lewis publishing company, 1910), 59.
  2. 2.0 2.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002). Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "Handybook" defined multiple times with different content