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{{Ohio-stub}} [[United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Ohio|Ohio]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Lucas County'''
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*'''[[Lucas County, Ohio#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Lucas County, Ohio#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Lucas County, Ohio#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]''' <br>
 
*'''Parent counties'''&nbsp;
 
 
 
*{{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]
 
*{{RecordSearch|1932106|Ohio, County Births, 1856-1909}} Index and Images
 
*{{RecordSearch|1614804|Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1994}} Index and Images (Incomplete)
 
*{{RecordSearch|1307272|Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1953}} Index and Images
 
*{{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]
 
*{{RecordSearch|1680845|Ohio, Births and Christenings, 1821-1962}} Index only
 
*{{RecordSearch|1681001|Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1958}} Index only
 
*{{RecordSearch|1681000|Ohio Deaths and Burials, 1854-1997}} Index only
 
 
 
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}} [[United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Ohio|Ohio]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Lucas County''' <br><br>
  
== County Courthouse ==
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=== Historical Facts ===
  
== History  ==
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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>'''[[Lucas County, Ohio#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>'''[[Lucas County, Ohio#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Lucas County, Ohio#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Lucas County, Ohio#Census|Tax]]'''</center>
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Lucas County, Ohio#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Lucas 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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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1835</center>
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1868</center>
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1808<br></center>
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| style="height: 25px" valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>1835</center>
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| bgcolor="#99d6ff" width="100%" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Lucas County, Ohio#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Lucas County, Ohio#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Lucas County, Ohio#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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==== Parent County  ====
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Wood County, Ohio|Wood]] and [[Sandusky County, Ohio|Sandusky]] Counties 20 June 1835. <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;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: '''Toledo
'''1835--'''Lucas County was created 20 June 1835&nbsp;from [[Wood County, Ohio|Wood]], [[Sandusky County, Ohio|Sandusky]], and [[Henry County, Ohio|Henry]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Toledo <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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*'''Neighboring Counties''': {{PAGENAME}} '''residents''' may also have records in <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Lucas County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucas_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).</ref>[[Monroe County, Michigan|Monroe County, Michigan]] (north){{·}}[[Lenawee County, Michigan|Lenawee County, Michigan]] (northwest){{·}}[[Wood County, Ohio|Wood]] (south){{·}}[[Ottawa County, Ohio|Ottawa]] (southeast){{·}} [[Fulton County, Ohio|Fulton]] (west){{·}} [[Henry County, Ohio|Henry]] (southwest)
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
 
See an interactive map of Lucas County [http://www.ohio.n2genealogy.com/oh-maps.html boundary changes].  
 
See an interactive map of Lucas County [http://www.ohio.n2genealogy.com/oh-maps.html boundary changes].  
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places/Localities ==
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=== Resources ===
 
 
[[Toledo, Ohio|Toledo]]
 
  
==== Populated Places ====
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==== Bible Records ====
  
=== Neighboring Counties ===
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==== Biography ====
  
*[[Fulton County, Ohio|Fulton]]
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==== Business Records and Commerce ====
*[[Henry County, Ohio|Henry]]
 
*[[Lenawee County, Michigan|Lenawee County, Michigan]]
 
*[[Monroe County, Michigan|Monroe County, Michigan]]
 
*[[Ottawa County, Ohio|Ottawa]]
 
*[[Wood County, Ohio|Wood]]
 
 
 
== Resources ==
 
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=139044 Joy Cemetery, Ottawa Hills] BillionGraves
 
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=139044 Joy Cemetery, Ottawa Hills] BillionGraves
  
==== Church  ====
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==== Census  ====
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LDS Ward and Branch Records  
 
LDS Ward and Branch Records  
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*Toledo
 
*Toledo
  
==== Court  ====
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==== Court Records ====
  
 
==== Directories  ====
 
==== Directories  ====
  
 
Fold3 ($) has [http://www.fold3.com/title_646/city_directories_toledo Toledo City Directories 1864-1923] (3 yrs. missing) available online.  
 
Fold3 ($) has [http://www.fold3.com/title_646/city_directories_toledo Toledo City Directories 1864-1923] (3 yrs. missing) available online.  
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==== Emigration and Immigration  ====
  
 
==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups  ====
 
==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups  ====
  
===== Germans =====
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'''Archives, Libraries, and Museums<br>Biographies<br>Church Records<br>Cemetery Records<br>Court Records<br>Histories<br>Immigration/emigration/migration<br>Maps<br>Newspapers<br>Societies'''
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==== Gazetteers ====
  
'''Archives, Libraries, and Museums<br>Biographies<br>Church Records<br>Cemetery Records<br>Court Records<br>Histories<br>Immigration/emigration/migration<br>Maps<br>Newspapers<br>Societies'''
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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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::Company A - many men from Toledo and and Perrysburg in [[Wood County, Ohio#Military|Wood County]]  
 
::Company A - many men from Toledo and and Perrysburg in [[Wood County, Ohio#Military|Wood County]]  
 
::Company E - many men from Toledo and northern [[Fulton County, Ohio#Military|Fulton County]]  
 
::Company E - many men from Toledo and northern [[Fulton County, Ohio#Military|Fulton County]]  
::Company F - many men from western Lucas County, especially Waterville and Maumee  
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::Company F - many men from western Lucas County, especially Waterville and Maumee
 
:- [[111th Regiment, Ohio Infantry|111th Regiment, Ohio Infantry]], Companies E and H
 
:- [[111th Regiment, Ohio Infantry|111th Regiment, Ohio Infantry]], Companies E and H
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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*[http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=8_tS2Vw13FcC Toledo Blade, March 1869 - December 2007] - more than 24,000 issues digitized in the Google News Archive.
 
*[http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=8_tS2Vw13FcC Toledo Blade, March 1869 - December 2007] - more than 24,000 issues digitized in the Google News Archive.
  
==== Probate  ====
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[http://www.co.lucas.oh.us/ Lucas County Courthouse]<br>700 Adams Street <br>Toledo, OH 43624<br>Phone: 419.245.4000 <br><br>Clerk Court has divorce and court records from 1850; <br>Probate judge has birth records 1865-1908, death records<br>from 1935, marriage and probate records; County Recorder <br>has land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lucas 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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==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1307272 '''Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953'''] Free name indexes and images at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org]. 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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===== Birth  =====
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== Societies and Libraries&nbsp; ==
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===== Death =====
  
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1307272 '''Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953'''] Free name indexes and images at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org]. 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.
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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== Web Sites  ==
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=== Web Sites  ===
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*{{FHL|Ohio%2C+Lucas|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|Ohio%2C+Lucas|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
== References  ==
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=== Places  ===
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[[Toledo, Ohio|Toledo]]
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[[Category:Lucas_County,_Ohio]]
 
[[Category:Lucas_County,_Ohio]]

Revision as of 22:12, 1 October 2012

Hand and keyboard.jpg Ohio
Online Records


Lucas County, Ohio
Map
Boundary map of Lucas County, Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Courthouse
Lucas County, Ohio Courthouse.jpg
Address Lucas County Courthouse
800 Adams St.
Toledo, Ohio 43624
Lucas County Website
United StatesGotoarrow.png Ohio Gotoarrow.png Lucas County 

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1867
1835
1868
1808
1835
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Lucas County boundary changes.


Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

Census

Church Records

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Toledo

Court Records

Directories

Fold3 ($) has Toledo City Directories 1864-1923 (3 yrs. missing) available online.

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Archives, Libraries, and Museums
Biographies
Church Records
Cemetery Records
Court Records
Histories
Immigration/emigration/migration
Maps
Newspapers
Societies

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Lucas 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 Lucas County.

- 1st Regiment, Michigan Cavalry, Company E
- 100th Regiment, Ohio Infantry
Company A - many men from Toledo and and Perrysburg in Wood County
Company E - many men from Toledo and northern Fulton County
Company F - many men from western Lucas County, especially Waterville and Maumee
- 111th Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Companies E and H

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

Lucas County Courthouse
700 Adams Street
Toledo, OH 43624
Phone: 419.245.4000

Clerk Court has divorce and court records from 1850;
Probate judge has birth records 1865-1908, death records
from 1935, marriage and probate records; County Recorder
has land records[1]

Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death

Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953 Free name indexes and images at FamilySearch.org. 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

Places

Toledo

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