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{{Ohio-stub}} [[United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Ohio|Ohio]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Licking County'''
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*'''[[Licking County, Ohio#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Licking County, Ohio#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Licking County, Ohio#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]''' <br>
 
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*{{PAGENAME}} '''residents''' may also have records in<br>'''Neighboring Counties:'''
 
 
 
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}}[[United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Ohio|Ohio]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Licking County'''
  
== County Courthouse ==
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=== Historical Facts ===
  
== History  ==
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1875</center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Licking County, Ohio#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Licking County, Ohio#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Licking County, Ohio#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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'''1808--'''Licking County was created 30 January 1808&nbsp;from [[Fairfield County, Ohio|Fairfield]] County.&nbsp;'''County seat:''' Newark <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Fairfield County, Ohio|Fairfield]] County 30 January 1808.<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;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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*'''County Seat: '''Newark
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*'''Neighboring Counties''': {{PAGENAME}} '''residents''' may also have records in <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Licking County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Licking_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).</ref>[[Knox County, Ohio|Knox]] (north){{·}}[[Fairfield County, Ohio|Fairfield]] and [[Perry County, Ohio|Perry]] (south){{·}}[[Muskingum County, Ohio|Muskingum]] (east){{·}}[[Coshocton County, Ohio|Coshocton]] (northeast){{·}}[[Delaware County, Ohio|Delaware]] and [[Franklin County, Ohio|Franklin]] (west)
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
'''1875'''--The courthouse was on fire on 2 April 1875. Records in the Recorder’s, Sheriff’s, Auditors and Treasurer’s offices were saved. <ref>GenDisasters.com Newark, OH Licking County Courthouse Fire, Apr 1875 http://www3.gendisasters.com/ohio/17866/newark-oh-licking-county-courthouse-fire-apr-1875</ref> The marriage records between 1829-1839 <ref>[http://query.nytimes.com/mem/archive-free/pdf?_r=1&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;res=980DE7D9123EE63BBC4850DFB5668382669FDE&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;oref=slogin "A County Court House in Flames"]New York Times March 30, 1879 Article. </ref>were not available possibly lost completely in the fire. Some estate records also were burned in the fire. There are gaps in records for this county.<ref> [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohlcgs2/research.htm Licking County Research Article] </ref> See [[Burned Counties Research|Burned Counties]].  
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'''1875'''--The courthouse was on fire on 2 April 1875. Records in the Recorder’s, Sheriff’s, Auditors and Treasurer’s offices were saved. <ref>GenDisasters.com Newark, OH Licking County Courthouse Fire, Apr 1875 http://www3.gendisasters.com/ohio/17866/newark-oh-licking-county-courthouse-fire-apr-1875</ref> The marriage records between 1829-1839 <ref>[http://query.nytimes.com/mem/archive-free/pdf?_r=1&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;res=980DE7D9123EE63BBC4850DFB5668382669FDE&amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;amp;oref=slogin "A County Court House in Flames"]New York Times March 30, 1879 Article. </ref>were not available possibly lost completely in the fire. Some estate records also were burned in the fire. There are gaps in records for this county.<ref> [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohlcgs2/research.htm Licking County Research Article] </ref>See [[Burned Counties Research|Burned Counties]].  
  
 
'''1879'''--The tower of the New Licking County Courthouse caught fire, 29 Mar 1879. No records were destroyed. <ref>GenDisasters.com Newark, OH Licking County Courthouse Tower Fire, Mar 1879 http://www3.gendisasters.com/ohio/17867/newark-oh-licking-county-courthouse-tower-fire-mar-1879</ref>  
 
'''1879'''--The tower of the New Licking County Courthouse caught fire, 29 Mar 1879. No records were destroyed. <ref>GenDisasters.com Newark, OH Licking County Courthouse Tower Fire, Mar 1879 http://www3.gendisasters.com/ohio/17867/newark-oh-licking-county-courthouse-tower-fire-mar-1879</ref>  
  
== Places/Localities ==
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=== Resources ===
  
==== Populated Places ====
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==== Bible Records ====
  
[[Granville, Ohio|Granville]]
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==== Biography  ====
  
Johnstown
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==== Business Records and Commerce  ====
  
Pataskala
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==== Cemeteries  ====
  
=== Neighboring Counties  ===
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[http://www.waymarking.com/waymarks/WM4QMK Green-Beard Cemetery]  
 
 
*[[Coshocton County, Ohio|Coshocton]]
 
*[[Delaware County, Ohio|Delaware]]
 
*[[Fairfield County, Ohio|Fairfield]]
 
*[[Franklin County, Ohio|Franklin]]
 
*[[Knox County, Ohio|Knox]]
 
*[[Muskingum County, Ohio|Muskingum]]
 
*[[Perry County, Ohio|Perry]]
 
 
 
== Resources  ==
 
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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==== Census ====
  
[http://www.waymarking.com/waymarks/WM4QMK Green-Beard Cemetery]
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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  ====
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==== Genealogy ====
  
==== Land ====
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==== History ====
  
==== Local Histories ====
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==== Land and Property ====
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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:- [[1st Regiment, Ohio Cavalry|1st Regiment, Ohio Cavalry]], Companies D and F  
 
:- [[1st Regiment, Ohio Cavalry|1st Regiment, Ohio Cavalry]], Companies D and F  
 
:-[[113th Regiment, Ohio Infantry|113th_Regiment,_Ohio_Infantry]], Companies D and F
 
:-[[113th Regiment, Ohio Infantry|113th_Regiment,_Ohio_Infantry]], Companies D and F
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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==== Probate  ====
 
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[http://www.lcounty.com/ Licking County Courthouse]<br> 20 S 2nd Street<br> Newark, OH 43058<br> Phone: 740.349.6062&nbsp;<br><br>Probate Judge has birth, marriage and probate records; <br>County Health Department has death records; Clerk Court<br> has divorce records from 876 and court records from 1872; <br>County recorder has land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Licking County, Ohio. Page 543 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohlcgs2/index.html Licking County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society]
  
 
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'''Ohio, County Marriages, 1790-1950''' Free name indexes and images at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1614804 FamilySearch-Historical Records].&nbsp; Databases include Marriage Records, 1808-1951 available at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F343926 FHL], and Marriage Returns, 1875-1950 available at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F690520 FHL].&nbsp; (For Licking County, the 1808-1951 database is variably extracted; often the Volume and Page number are not given.&nbsp; The "image numbers" given in the extracts refer to the image numbers in the microfilm, not to the image numbers as uploaded to Historical Records.&nbsp; The links to images from search results in the Historical Records for this County are wrong for at least Volumes 7 and 11, but the user can often find the wanted record by going to the next image in sequence.&nbsp; In Volume 7 the images are about 8 MB&nbsp;each, and in Volume 11 about 5 MB each, so searchers with slow internet connections should be prepared for considerable load time.) <br>  
 
'''Ohio, County Marriages, 1790-1950''' Free name indexes and images at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1614804 FamilySearch-Historical Records].&nbsp; Databases include Marriage Records, 1808-1951 available at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F343926 FHL], and Marriage Returns, 1875-1950 available at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F690520 FHL].&nbsp; (For Licking County, the 1808-1951 database is variably extracted; often the Volume and Page number are not given.&nbsp; The "image numbers" given in the extracts refer to the image numbers in the microfilm, not to the image numbers as uploaded to Historical Records.&nbsp; The links to images from search results in the Historical Records for this County are wrong for at least Volumes 7 and 11, but the user can often find the wanted record by going to the next image in sequence.&nbsp; In Volume 7 the images are about 8 MB&nbsp;each, and in Volume 11 about 5 MB each, so searchers with slow internet connections should be prepared for considerable load time.) <br>  
  
'''Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953''' Free name indexes and images at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1307272 <u><span style="text-decoration: underline;">FamilySearch-Historical Records</span></u>]. 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, widowed or divorced, occupation of deceased and disposition of remains.
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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'''Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953''' Free name indexes and images at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1307272 <u><span style="text-decoration: underline">FamilySearch-Historical Records</span></u>]. 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, widowed or divorced, occupation of deceased and disposition of remains.
  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohlcgs2/index.html Licking County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society]
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=== Web Sites  ===
  
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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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+Licking|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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=== Places  ===
  
== Web Sites ==
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==== Populated Places ====
  
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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*[[Granville, Ohio|Granville]]
*{{FHL|Ohio%2C+Licking|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*Johnstown
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*Pataskala
  
== References  ==
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Revision as of 00:33, 29 September 2012

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Online Records


Licking County, Ohio
Map
Boundary map of Licking County, Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Courthouse
Licking County, Ohio Courthouse.jpg
Address Licking County Courthouse
Courthouse Square
Newark, Ohio 43055
Licking County Website
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Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1875
1809
1875
1800
1875
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Licking County boundary changes.

Record Loss

1875--The courthouse was on fire on 2 April 1875. Records in the Recorder’s, Sheriff’s, Auditors and Treasurer’s offices were saved. [3] The marriage records between 1829-1839 [4]were not available possibly lost completely in the fire. Some estate records also were burned in the fire. There are gaps in records for this county.[5]See Burned Counties.

1879--The tower of the New Licking County Courthouse caught fire, 29 Mar 1879. No records were destroyed. [6]

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

Green-Beard Cemetery

Census

Church Records

Court Records

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

Military

  • Revolutionary War
- Revolutionary War Veterans of Licking County, Ohio


  • Civil War
    Civil War service men from Licking County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies or regiments that were formed from men of Licking County.
- 1st Regiment, Ohio Cavalry, Companies D and F
-113th_Regiment,_Ohio_Infantry, Companies D and F

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

Licking County Courthouse
20 S 2nd Street
Newark, OH 43058
Phone: 740.349.6062 

Probate Judge has birth, marriage and probate records;
County Health Department has death records; Clerk Court
has divorce records from 876 and court records from 1872;
County recorder has land records[1]

Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
Societies

School Records

Jacksontown Alumni Book 1890-1959. Digitized book which includes the history of the school and numerous class photos.

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage

Ohio, County Marriages, 1790-1950 Free name indexes and images at FamilySearch-Historical Records.  Databases include Marriage Records, 1808-1951 available at FHL, and Marriage Returns, 1875-1950 available at FHL.  (For Licking County, the 1808-1951 database is variably extracted; often the Volume and Page number are not given.  The "image numbers" given in the extracts refer to the image numbers in the microfilm, not to the image numbers as uploaded to Historical Records.  The links to images from search results in the Historical Records for this County are wrong for at least Volumes 7 and 11, but the user can often find the wanted record by going to the next image in sequence.  In Volume 7 the images are about 8 MB each, and in Volume 11 about 5 MB each, so searchers with slow internet connections should be prepared for considerable load time.)

Death

Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953 Free name indexes and images at FamilySearch-Historical Records. 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, widowed or divorced, occupation of deceased and disposition of remains.

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

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, "Licking County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Licking_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).
  3. GenDisasters.com Newark, OH Licking County Courthouse Fire, Apr 1875 http://www3.gendisasters.com/ohio/17866/newark-oh-licking-county-courthouse-fire-apr-1875
  4. "A County Court House in Flames"New York Times March 30, 1879 Article.
  5. Licking County Research Article
  6. GenDisasters.com Newark, OH Licking County Courthouse Tower Fire, Mar 1879 http://www3.gendisasters.com/ohio/17867/newark-oh-licking-county-courthouse-tower-fire-mar-1879