Licking County, Ohio Genealogy

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County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1808--Licking County was created 30 January 1808 from Fairfield County. County seat: Newark [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

The courthouse was on fire on 2 April 1875. The marriage records between 1829-1839 [2] were not available possibly lost completely in the fire. Some probate records also were burned in the fire. There are gaps in records for this county.[3] See Burned Counties.

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Granville

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

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. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. "A County Court House in Flames"New York Times March 30, 1879 Article.
  3. Licking County Research Article