Lucas County, Ohio Genealogy

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Template:Ohio-stub United StatesGotoarrow.png Ohio Gotoarrow.png Lucas County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1835--Lucas County was created 20 June 1835 from Wood, Sandusky, and Henry Counties.
County seat: Toledo [1]

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Lucas County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Toledo

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Toledo

Court

Directories

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

Land

Local Histories

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

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

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

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

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).