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Guide to '''Miami County, Ohio ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
 
Guide to '''Miami County, Ohio ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
  
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=== Historical Facts  ===
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===Miami County, Ohio Record Dates===
 
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| colspan="7" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" |<center>'''Known Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Miami County, Ohio. Page 540-547 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}; Alice Eichholz, ed. Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources, Third ed. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 531-533.</ref></center>
 
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Miami County, Ohio#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" |'''[[Miami County, Ohio Genealogy#Birth|Birth*]]'''
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" align="center" | <center>'''[[Miami County, Ohio#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" |'''[[Miami County, Ohio Genealogy#Marriage|Marriage]]'''
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Miami County, Ohio#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" |'''[[Miami County, Ohio Genealogy#Death|Death*]]'''
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Miami County, Ohio#Taxation|Tax]]'''</center>
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" |'''[[Miami County, Ohio Genealogy#Court Records|Court]]'''
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Miami County, Ohio#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" |'''[[Miami County, Ohio Genealogy#Land and Property Records|Land]]'''
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Miami County, Ohio#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" |'''[[Miami County, Ohio Genealogy#Probate Records|Probate]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" |'''[[Miami County, Ohio Genealogy#Census Records|Census]]'''
 
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1853</center>
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1853
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1807</center>
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1807
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1867</center>
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1867
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center></center> <br>
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1807
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1807<br></center>
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1807
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1807</center>
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1820
 
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Miami County, Ohio#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Miami County, Ohio#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Miami County, Ohio#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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| colspan="7" |<center>Statewide registration for births and deaths started in 1908. General compliance year is unknown.</center>
 
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Montgomery County, Ohio Genealogy|Montgomery]] County 16 January 1807.<ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092referer=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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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Montgomery County, Ohio Genealogy|Montgomery]] County 16 January 1807.<ref name="HBG">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/50140092referer=brief_results ''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed.''] (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].</ref>
*'''County Seat: '''Troy  
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*'''County Seat: '''Troy
 
 
 
 
  
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====Description====
  
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The county was named for the Miami Indians. It's county seat is Troy and was founded March 1, 1807.  It is located in the West-Central area of the state.<ref>Genealogy Trails History Group, “Miami County, Ohio Genealogy and History”, http://genealogytrails.com/ohio/miami/ accessed 2/22/2017.</ref>
  
 
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====Populated Places====
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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For a complete list of populated places, including small neighborhoods and suburbs, visit [https://ohio.hometownlocator.com/counties/cities,cfips,109,c,miami.cfm Hometown Locator].
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The following are the most historically and genealogically relevant populated places in this county:
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<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Miami County, Ohio," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miami_County,_Ohio, accessed 3 January 2019.</ref>
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clayton,_Ohio Clayton]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Huber_Heights,_Ohio Huber Heights]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Piqua,_Ohio Piqua]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tipp_City,_Ohio Tipp City] (county seat)
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Troy,_Ohio Troy]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Union,_Ohio Union]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bradford,_Ohio Bradford]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Casstown,_Ohio Casstown]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Covington,_Ohio Covington]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fletcher,_Ohio Fletcher]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laura,_Ohio Laura]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ludlow_Falls,_Ohio Ludlow Falls]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pleasant_Hill,_Ohio Pleasant Hill]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Potsdam,_Ohio Potsdam]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/West_Milton,_Ohio West Milton]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alcony,_Ohio Alcony]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bloomer,_Ohio Bloomer]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brandt,_Ohio Brandt]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conover,_Ohio Conover]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederick,_Ohio Frederick]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Garland,_Ohio Garland]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ginghamsburg,_Ohio Ginghamsburg]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grayson,_Ohio Grayson]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kessler,_Ohio Kessler]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lena,_Ohio Lena]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phoneton,_Ohio Phoneton]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polo,_Ohio Polo]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rossville,_Ohio Rossville]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/West_Charleston,_Ohio West Charleston]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bethel_Township,_Miami_County,_Ohio Bethel]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brown_Township,_Miami_County,_Ohio Brown]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Concord_Township,_Miami_County,_Ohio Concord]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elizabeth_Township,_Miami_County,_Ohio Elizabeth]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lostcreek_Township,_Miami_County,_Ohio Lostcreek]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monroe_Township,_Miami_County,_Ohio Monroe]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Newberry_Township,_Miami_County,_Ohio Newberry]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Newton_Township,_Miami_County,_Ohio Newton]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Springcreek_Township,_Miami_County,_Ohio Springcreek]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Staunton_Township,_Miami_County,_Ohio Staunton]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Union_Township,_Miami_County,_Ohio Union]
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*[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Washington_Township,_Miami_County,_Ohio Washington]
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====Neighboring Counties====
 
[[Shelby County, Ohio Genealogy|Shelby County]] {{•}}
 
[[Shelby County, Ohio Genealogy|Shelby County]] {{•}}
 
[[Darke County, Ohio Genealogy|Darke County]] {{•}}
 
[[Darke County, Ohio Genealogy|Darke County]] {{•}}
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[[Champaign County, Ohio Genealogy|Champaign County]]
 
[[Champaign County, Ohio Genealogy|Champaign County]]
  
 
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====Boundary Changes====
<center>{{OHMiami, Ohio Clickable Neighbors}}</center>
 
 
 
==== Boundary Changes ====
 
  
 
For animated maps illustrating Ohio county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/ohio/ "Rotating Formation Ohio County Boundary Maps"] (1788-1940) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.  
 
For animated maps illustrating Ohio county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/ohio/ "Rotating Formation Ohio County Boundary Maps"] (1788-1940) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.  
  
  
==== Record Loss ====
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====Record Loss====
For a list of record loss in Ohio counties see: [http://www.genealogyinc.com/ohio/oh-counties/#courthouse Ohio Counties with Burned Courthouses]
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
  
=== Resources ===
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===Resources===
  
==== Bible Records ====
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====Bible Records====
  
==== Biography ====
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====Biography====
  
*[http://www.tdn-net.com/genealogy/stories/biograph/biograph.htm Biographical Sketches and Stories] of Miami County Ohio - People, places, and things.&nbsp; Indexed by surname  
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*[http://www.thetroyhistoricalsociety.org/Stories/Biograph/biograph.htm Biographical Sketches and Stories] of Miami County Ohio - People, places, and things.&nbsp; Indexed by surname
 
*Biographies from The History of Miami County, Ohio (1880) published by W. H. Beers are available free on the [http://www.mygenealogyhound.com/ohio-counties/miami-county-ohio-genealogy-biographies.asp My Genealogy Hound] website.
 
*Biographies from The History of Miami County, Ohio (1880) published by W. H. Beers are available free on the [http://www.mygenealogyhound.com/ohio-counties/miami-county-ohio-genealogy-biographies.asp My Genealogy Hound] website.
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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====Cemeteries====
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Cemetery records often reveal birth, marriage, death, relationship, military, and religious information.
  
[http://www.tdn-net.com/genealogy/cemetery/cemetery.htm Miami County Cemetery and Gravestone Inscriptions].&nbsp;&nbsp;A list of burial places in Miami County for which&nbsp;inscriptions have been copied.
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=79524 Bethel Cemebery, Tipp City Ohio]
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| bgcolor="#dbeadc" align="center" |'''County Cemetery Directories'''
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=76224 Casstown Cemetery, Casstown]
 
*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=76423 Curtis Union Cemetery, West Milton]
 
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=78237 Riverside Cemetery, Troy]
 
 
 
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Cemetery records often reveal birth, marriage, death, relationship, military, and religious information.
 
 
 
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[https://www.findagrave.com/memorial Findagrave.com]
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[https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery-browse/USA/Ohio/Miami-County?id=county_2094 Findagrave.com]
 
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[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=37&CScnty=2094 Findagrave.com]  
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[http://www.interment.net/us/oh/Miami.htm Interment.net]
 
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[http://www.namesinstone.com/CemeteryList.aspx Names in Stone]
[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=37&CScnty=2094 Findagrave.com]  
 
 
 
 
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[http://www.interment.net/us/oh/Miami.htm Interment.net]  
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[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/ohio/miami.htm USGW Tombstones]
 
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| bgcolor="#eddffb" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3ACemeteries+Ohio+Miami+County.&qt=hot_subject WorldCat]
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[https://billiongraves.com/search/cemetery Billion Graves]
[http://www.namesinstone.com/CemeteryList.aspx Names in Stone]  
 
 
 
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" |[https://billiongraves.com/search# Billion Graves]
[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/ohio/Miami.htm USGenWeb]  
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[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=17134&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=49&stateAbbv=&stateName= Epodunk]
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[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/search/index.php#country=United+States&state=Ohio&county=Miami&search_text=&action=search_cemetery Billion Graves]  
 
 
 
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" |[http://www.usgwarchives.net/oh/tombpics/miami/miamico.htm OHGenWeb Tombstone Photos]
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[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=17134&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=49&stateAbbv=&stateName= Epodunk]
 
 
 
 
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[http://ohiogravestones.org/search.php?cid=56&lm=s&last=&fm=s&first= Ohio Gravestones]  
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[http://ohiogravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=55 Ohio Gravestones]
 
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| colspan="3" bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |See [[Ohio Cemeteries| Ohio Cemeteries]] for more information.
[http://www.namesinstone.com/CemeteryList.aspx#results Names in Stone]
 
 
 
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See [[Ohio Cemeteries|Ohio Cemeteries]] for more information.
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====Census====
  
==== Census  ====
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====Church Records====
  
==== Church Records  ====
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*[http://ohio.hometownlocator.com/features/cultural,class,church,scfips,39109.cfm List of Churches] in Miami, Ohio.
  
===== Lutheran =====
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=====Lutheran=====
  
 
:*Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Piqua, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at [http://www.archives.com Archives.com] ($).
 
:*Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Piqua, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at [http://www.archives.com Archives.com] ($).
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{{Template:OH Church Records Repositories|Miami|500355}}  
 
{{Template:OH Church Records Repositories|Miami|500355}}  
  
==== Court Records ====
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====Court Records====
  
 
An [http://www.thetroyhistoricalsociety.org/m-county/court.htm Index] to Court&nbsp;Records from the Miami County Courthouse and other locations containing Probate Court Index, Deeds Index, Marriage Index, Children's Home records, Pauper's Records, etc.<br>  
 
An [http://www.thetroyhistoricalsociety.org/m-county/court.htm Index] to Court&nbsp;Records from the Miami County Courthouse and other locations containing Probate Court Index, Deeds Index, Marriage Index, Children's Home records, Pauper's Records, etc.<br>  
  
==== Emigration and Immigration ====
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====Emigration and Immigration====
  
==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups ====
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====Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups====
  
==== Gazetteers ====
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====Gazetteers====
  
==== Genealogy ====
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====Genealogy====
  
 
[http://www.pcdl.lib.oh.us/miami/miami.htm Miami Valley Genealogy Index] is an Index to more than a half million pointers to records all over Miami Valley not just Miami County, Ohio.  
 
[http://www.pcdl.lib.oh.us/miami/miami.htm Miami Valley Genealogy Index] is an Index to more than a half million pointers to records all over Miami Valley not just Miami County, Ohio.  
  
==== History ====
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====History====
  
 
{{OH History}}  
 
{{OH History}}  
  
===== Local Histories =====
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=====Local Histories=====
  
 
:*Harbaugh, Thomas C., ''Centennial History: Troy, Piqua and Miami County, Ohio and Representative Citizens,'' (Chicago, Illinois: Richmond-Arnold Publishing Company, 1909). Digital copy at [http://archive.org/details/centennialhistor00harb Internet Archive] {{FSbook|4573|}} {{FHL|110647|item|disp=FHL film 1000332 Item 2; book 977.148 H2ha}}
 
:*Harbaugh, Thomas C., ''Centennial History: Troy, Piqua and Miami County, Ohio and Representative Citizens,'' (Chicago, Illinois: Richmond-Arnold Publishing Company, 1909). Digital copy at [http://archive.org/details/centennialhistor00harb Internet Archive] {{FSbook|4573|}} {{FHL|110647|item|disp=FHL film 1000332 Item 2; book 977.148 H2ha}}
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:*''A Genealogical and Biographical Record of Miami County, Ohio: Compendium of National Biography'' (Chicago, Illinois: Lewis Publishing, 1900). Digital copy at [http://books.google.com/books?id=KdcyAQAAMAAJ Google Books] [http://archive.org/details/genealogicalbiog00lewis Internet Archive] {{FSbook|46069|}} {{FHL|109476|item|disp=FHL film 1000332 Item 1}}
 
:*''A Genealogical and Biographical Record of Miami County, Ohio: Compendium of National Biography'' (Chicago, Illinois: Lewis Publishing, 1900). Digital copy at [http://books.google.com/books?id=KdcyAQAAMAAJ Google Books] [http://archive.org/details/genealogicalbiog00lewis Internet Archive] {{FSbook|46069|}} {{FHL|109476|item|disp=FHL film 1000332 Item 1}}
  
==== Local Histories ====
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====Local Histories====
  
 
[http://www.thetroyhistoricalsociety.org/miamico.htm Histories of Miami County] for 1846, 1880, 1909, 1920 and Randolph Slaves.  
 
[http://www.thetroyhistoricalsociety.org/miamico.htm Histories of Miami County] for 1846, 1880, 1909, 1920 and Randolph Slaves.  
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{{FHL|962534|disp=The History of Miami County, Ohio}}, published 1880, W. H. Beers &amp; Co. is available at FamilySearch.  
 
{{FHL|962534|disp=The History of Miami County, Ohio}}, published 1880, W. H. Beers &amp; Co. is available at FamilySearch.  
  
==== Land and Property ====
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====Land and Property====
  
{{OH Land}} [http://www.tdn-net.com/genealogy/townships.htm Township Maps] of the 12 townships along with&nbsp;census indexes and&nbsp;historical descriptions. {{Template:OH Land and Property Other Repositories|Miami|432082}}  
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{{OH Land}} [http://www.tdn-net.com/genealogy/townships.htm Township Maps] of the 12 townships along with&nbsp;census indexes and&nbsp;historical descriptions.  
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{{Template:OH Land and Property Other Repositories|Miami|432082}}
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====Maps====
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{{OH Neighboring Counties Intro|county={{OH Miami County}}}}  
  
==== Maps ====
 
[[Image:Ohmiami.jpg|400px]]
 
 
*[http://www.mapofus.org/ohio/ Maps of Ohio (1788-1940)]
 
*[http://www.mapofus.org/ohio/ Maps of Ohio (1788-1940)]
  
==== Military ====
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====Military====
  
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*'''1888-1919''' - {{RecordSearch|2139859|Ohio Soldier Home Records, 1888-1919}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
 
*[http://www.tdn-net.com/genealogy/military.htm Military Records] of Miami County.
 
*[http://www.tdn-net.com/genealogy/military.htm Military Records] of Miami County.
  
===== Civil War, 1861-1865 =====
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=====Civil War, 1861-1865=====
  
 
Civil War service men from Miami County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment)&nbsp;that&nbsp;originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Miami County.  
 
Civil War service men from Miami County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment)&nbsp;that&nbsp;originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Miami County.  
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:- [[1st Regiment, Ohio Cavalry|1st Regiment, Ohio Cavalry]], Company I
 
:- [[1st Regiment, Ohio Cavalry|1st Regiment, Ohio Cavalry]], Company I
  
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=====World War I=====
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*'''1914-1919''' - {{RecordSearch|3010045|Ohio, World War I Statement of Service Cards, 1914-1919}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1914-1918''' - {{RecordSearch|3029263|Ohio, World War I, Enrollment Cards, 1914-1918}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1916-1920''' - {{RecordSearch|3039663|Ohio, WWI Index and Return Cards, 1916-1920}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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====Naturalization and Citizenship====
  
==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
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*'''1800-1977''' - {{RecordSearch|1987615|Ohio, County Naturalization Records, 1800-1977}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
  
==== Newspapers ====
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====Newspapers====
  
 
{{OHnewspapers|Miami}}<br> '''Online Newspapers'''<br> '''Online Newspaper Abstracts'''<br> [http://www.tdn-net.com/genealogy/NEWS%20ARTICLES.htm Marriage and Birth] notices from Newspapers<br> '''Newspaper Extracts and Abstracts in Book Form'''<br>  
 
{{OHnewspapers|Miami}}<br> '''Online Newspapers'''<br> '''Online Newspaper Abstracts'''<br> [http://www.tdn-net.com/genealogy/NEWS%20ARTICLES.htm Marriage and Birth] notices from Newspapers<br> '''Newspaper Extracts and Abstracts in Book Form'''<br>  
  
==== Obituaries ====
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====Obituaries====
  
==== Periodicals ====
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====Periodicals====
  
==== Probate ====
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====Probate====
  
 
{{OH Probate Intro}}  
 
{{OH Probate Intro}}  
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'''Online Probate Records'''
  
:*'''1790–1967''' - {{RecordSearch|1992421|Ohio, Probate Records, 1790-1967}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Historical Records] – free. This collection consists of probate records and estate files from county courthouses in Ohio. The content and time period varies by county, with more records being added as they become available. This Collection will include records from 1789 to 1996. Currently, (September 2012) the collection is only searchable by [[How to Navigate Browsable Images|browsing]] the images. A list of Fires that have destroyed records in the courthouses of several counties are listed on the [https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Ohio_Probate_Records_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records) Record Description page]. <br>
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*'''1786 - 1998''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8801 Ohio Wills and Probate Records 1786-1998] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images '''$'''
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*'''1789 - 1996''' {{RecordSearch|1992421|Ohio Probate Records 1789-1996}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — images
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*'''1790–1967''' - {{RecordSearch|1992421|Ohio, Probate Records, 1790-1967}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Historical Records] – free. This collection consists of probate records and estate files from county courthouses in Ohio. The content and time period varies by county, with more records being added as they become available. This Collection will include records from 1789 to 1996. Currently, (September 2012) the collection is only searchable by [[How to Navigate Browsable Images|browsing]] the images. A list of Fires that have destroyed records in the courthouses of several counties are listed on the [https://familysearch.org/wiki/en/Ohio_Probate_Records_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records) Record Description page].
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*'''1807-1845'''[http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=21256 Probate records of Miami County] at [http://www.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] ($) original data
  
:*'''1807-1845'''[http://search.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=21256 Probate records of Miami County] at [http://www.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] ($) original data
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{{Template:OH Probate Repositories|Miami|338439}}
  
{{Template:OH Probate Repositories|Miami|338439}}
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====Public Records====
  
==== Public Records  ====
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====Repositories====
  
==== Repositories  ====
 
See also a List of [http://www.genealogyinc.com/ohio/oh-society-archive/ Ohio Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies]
 
  
[http://www.miamicountyrecorder.org/ Miami County Courthouse ]<br>201 West Main Street<br> Troy, OH 45373-3263<br> Phone: 937-332-6855 <br><br>Clerk Court has divorce and court records from 1807; <br>Probate Judge has marriage, death and probate; <br>County Health Department has birth records; <br>County Recorder has land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Miami County, Ohio. Page 544 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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[http://www.miamicountyrecorder.org/ Miami County Courthouse] <br>201 West Main Street<br> Troy, OH 45373-3263<br> Phone: 937-332-6855 <br><br>Clerk Court has divorce and court records from 1807; <br>Probate Judge has marriage, death and probate; <br>County Health Department has birth records; <br>County Recorder has land records<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Miami County, Ohio. Page 544 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
===== Courthouse =====
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=====Courthouse=====
  
===== Family History Centers =====
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=====Family History Centers=====
  
 
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{{Family History Centers Intro}}  
{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}  
 
  
 
*[[Dayton Ohio Family History Center]]
 
*[[Dayton Ohio Family History Center]]
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For additional nearby Family History Centers, search online in the [http://www.familysearch.org/locations FHC directory]. Put your town name in the top search box.
 
For additional nearby Family History Centers, search online in the [http://www.familysearch.org/locations FHC directory]. Put your town name in the top search box.
  
===== Libraries =====
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=====Libraries=====
  
 
The following public libraries in Miami County have collections of particular interest to genealogists.  
 
The following public libraries in Miami County have collections of particular interest to genealogists.  
  
:[http://www.troypubliclibrary.org/content/troy-local-history-library Local History Library]<br>Troy-Miami County Public Library<br>419 W. Main St.<br>Troy, Ohio 45373<br>Telephone: (937) 339-0502<br>The collections include books, maps, microfilm, newspapers, and several original local records with internet access to sites with additional records.
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'''Troy-Miami County Public Library'''<br>419 W. Main St.<br>Troy, Ohio 45373<br>Telephone: 937- 339-0502<br>[http://www.troypubliclibrary.org/content/troy-local-history-library Website]<br><br>The collections include books, maps, microfilm, newspapers, and several original local records with internet access to sites with additional records.
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=====Museums=====
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=====Societies=====
  
===== Museums  =====
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======Online Genealogy Research Groups======
  
===== Societies  =====
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*<br>
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*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/1473896099560205/ U.S. Midwest Genealogy Research Community] - FamilySearch Facebook Research Group
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*[https://community.familysearch.org/s/group/0F93A000000Lgd2SAC/ohio-ancestors Ohio Ancestors] - FamilySearch Community group, must have a free FamilySearch account to join
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*[https://community.familysearch.org/s/group/0F93A000000LfVkSAK/us-and-canada-genealogy-research U.S. and Canada Genealogy Research] - FamilySearch Community group, must have a free FamilySearch account to join
  
==== Schools ====
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====Schools====
  
 
[http://www3.familyoldphotos.com/photo/ohio/24031/piqua-oh-high-school-1919-basketball-team Piqua, Ohio High School 1919 Basketball Team]  
 
[http://www3.familyoldphotos.com/photo/ohio/24031/piqua-oh-high-school-1919-basketball-team Piqua, Ohio High School 1919 Basketball Team]  
  
==== Taxation  ====
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====Social Security:====
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[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60901&cj=1&sid=SSDIAPP&netid=cj&o_xid=0002159160&o_lid=0002159160&o_sch=Affiliate+External U.S. Social Security Applications and Claims Index]
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[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3693&cj=1&sid=OH-VITAL&netid=cj&o_xid=0007840363&o_lid=0007840363&o_sch=Affiliate+External Social Security Death Index]
  
[http://www.tdn-net.com/genealogy/cen-tax.htm Early Tax and Census] records 1810-1840 period. {{Template:OH Tax Records Repositories|Miami|391787}}
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====Taxation====
  
==== Vital Records ====
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*'''1800-1950''' - {{RecordSearch|1473259|Ohio Tax Records, 1800-1850}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*[http://www.thetroyhistoricalsociety.org/cen-tax.htm Early Tax and Census] records 1810-1840 period.
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{{Template:OH Tax Records Repositories|Miami|391787}}
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====Vital Records====
  
 
{{OH Vital Intro}}  
 
{{OH Vital Intro}}  
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===== Birth =====
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=====Birth=====
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''Online Birth Indexes and Records''
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1680845 Ohio Births and Christenings, 1821-1962]
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2541&cj=1&sid=OH-VITAL&netid=cj&o_xid=0007840363&o_lid=0007840363&o_sch=Affiliate+External Ohio, Births and Christenings Index, 1774-1973 (Ancestry $)]
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1932106 Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003]
  
''Online Birth Indexes and Records'' ''Original Birth Records on Microfilm''  
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''Original Birth Records on Microfilm''
  
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=====Marriage=====
  
===== Marriage  =====
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*'''1789-2013''' - {{RecordSearch|1614804|Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1800-1958''' - {{RecordSearch|1681001|Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1958}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch] — free; Index.
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*'''1800-1942''' - {{RecordSearch|2367319|Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1942}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
  
 
''Online Marriage Indexes and Records'' ''Original Marriage Records on Microfilm''  
 
''Online Marriage Indexes and Records'' ''Original Marriage Records on Microfilm''  
  
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===== Death =====
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=====Death=====
  
 
''Online Death Indexes and Records''  
 
''Online Death Indexes and Records''  
  
'''[[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. {{Template:OH Vitals Repositories|Miami|476979}}
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:*'''1840-2001''' - {{RecordSearch|2128172|Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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:*'''1908-1953''' - [[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.
  
''Original Death Records on Microfilm''
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{{Template:OH Vitals Repositories|Miami|476979}}
  
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''Original Death Records on Microfilm''
  
===== Divorce =====
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=====Divorce=====
  
=== Web Sites  ===
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===Websites===
  
 
*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/ohio/miami-county/ Miami County, OH History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
 
*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/ohio/miami-county/ Miami County, OH History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
 
*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/102354897055084945585 Ohio Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
 
*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/102354897055084945585 Ohio Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
 
*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/219410844759934/ Ohio Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
 
*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/219410844759934/ Ohio Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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*[http://ldsgenealogy.com/OH/Miami-County.htm Miami County OH Genealogy]
*{{FHL|Ohio%2C+Miami|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}  
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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+Miami|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
 
*[http://www.thetroyhistoricalsociety.org/miamico.htm Miami County, Ohio] site has many links to court records, newspapers, histories of the county, etc.
 
*[http://www.thetroyhistoricalsociety.org/miamico.htm Miami County, Ohio] site has many links to court records, newspapers, histories of the county, etc.
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/ohio/miami-county/ Genealogy Inc for Miami, Ohio] (MAJORLY USEFUL)
  
=== Places  ===
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===References===
 
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
 
 
=== References ===
 
  
 
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Revision as of 09:27, 1 October 2019

Guide to Miami County, Ohio ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.


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Miami County, Ohio
Map
Boundary map of Miami County, Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Courthouse
Miami County Ohio Courthouse.jpg
Address Miami County Courthouse
215 W. Main St.
Troy, Ohio 45373-3263
Miami County Website


Miami County, Ohio Record Dates[edit | edit source]

Known Beginning Dates for Major County Records[1]
Birth* Marriage Death* Court Land Probate Census
1853 1807 1867 1807 1807 1807 1820
Statewide registration for births and deaths started in 1908. General compliance year is unknown.
  • Parent Counties: Formed from Montgomery County 16 January 1807.[2]
  • County Seat: Troy

Description[edit | edit source]

The county was named for the Miami Indians. It's county seat is Troy and was founded March 1, 1807. It is located in the West-Central area of the state.[3]

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

For a complete list of populated places, including small neighborhoods and suburbs, visit Hometown Locator. The following are the most historically and genealogically relevant populated places in this county: [4]

Cities
Villages
Unincorporated communities
Townships

Neighboring Counties[edit | edit source]

Shelby County  • Darke County  • Montgomery County  • Clark County  • Champaign County

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

For animated maps illustrating Ohio county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Ohio County Boundary Maps" (1788-1940) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.


Record Loss[edit | edit source]

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Resources[edit | edit source]

Bible Records[edit | edit source]

Biography[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Cemetery records often reveal birth, marriage, death, relationship, military, and religious information.

Online Grave Transcripts Published Grave Transcripts County Cemetery Directories

Findagrave.com

Family History Library

Findagrave.com

Interment.net

WorldCat

Names in Stone

USGW Tombstones

Billion Graves

Billion Graves

Epodunk

OHGenWeb Tombstone Photos

Ohio Gravestones

See Ohio Cemeteries for more information.

Census[edit | edit source]

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Lutheran[edit | edit source]
  • Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Piqua, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).
Finding More Church Records[edit source]

Additional church records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Miami County, Ohio Genealogy Church Records in online catalogs like:

Court Records[edit | edit source]

An Index to Court Records from the Miami County Courthouse and other locations containing Probate Court Index, Deeds Index, Marriage Index, Children's Home records, Pauper's Records, etc.

Emigration and Immigration[edit | edit source]

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups[edit | edit source]

Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

Genealogy[edit | edit source]

Miami Valley Genealogy Index is an Index to more than a half million pointers to records all over Miami Valley not just Miami County, Ohio.

History[edit | edit source]

Local histories are available for Miami County, Ohio Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Ohio Local Histories.

Local Histories[edit | edit source]
  • Hill, Leonard U., A History of Miami County, Ohio, 1807-1953, (Columbus, Ohio: 1953). FHL book 977.148 H2m

Local Histories[edit | edit source]

Histories of Miami County for 1846, 1880, 1909, 1920 and Randolph Slaves.

The History of Miami County, Ohio, published 1880, W. H. Beers & Co. is available at FamilySearch.

Land and Property[edit | edit source]

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Ohio Land and Property for additional information about early Ohio land grants. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse and where records are currently housed. Township Maps of the 12 townships along with census indexes and historical descriptions.

Finding More Land Records[edit source]

Additional land records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Miami County, Ohio Genealogy Land and Property Records in online catalogs like:


Maps[edit | edit source]

Darke CountyShelby CountyChampaign CountyClark CountyMontgomery CountyOH MIAMI.PNG
Click a neighboring county
for more resources


Military[edit | edit source]

Civil War, 1861-1865[edit | edit source]

Civil War service men from Miami 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 Miami County.

- 1st Regiment, Ohio Cavalry, Company I
World War I[edit | edit source]

Naturalization and Citizenship[edit | edit source]

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Miami County, Ohio Genealogy newspapers may contain genealogical value including obituaries, births, marriages, deaths, anniversaries, family gatherings, family travel, achievements, business notices, engagement information, and probate court proceedings.

To access newspapers, contact public libraries, Ohio Genealogical Society chapters, college or university libraries, the Library of Congress, Google News, or the Ohio Historical Society. The Ohio Genealogical Society Obituary Database is another source of newspaper information.

For more Ohio newspaper information see the Newspaper Guides on the wiki page Ohio Newspapers.
Online Newspapers
Online Newspaper Abstracts
Marriage and Birth notices from Newspapers
Newspaper Extracts and Abstracts in Book Form

Obituaries[edit | edit source]

Periodicals[edit | edit source]

Probate[edit | edit source]

Probate records created after 1852 are held by the Miami County, Ohio Genealogy Probate Court. From 1797 or the creation of the county, probate records were held by the Court of Common Pleas. Most counties transferred all records to the Probate Court, but in some circumstances, Court of Common Pleas records should be searched for records prior to 1852. Most records are housed at the Miami County, Ohio Genealogy Courthouse. Some records are on microfilm at the Ohio Genealogical Society and the Family History Library. For more complete information about the location of county probate records see:

  • Carol Willsey Bell, Ohio Wills and Estates to 1850: An Index (1981).  Carol Willsey Bell, Ohio Wills and Estates to 1850: An Index (Columbus, Ohio: the author, 1981).FamilySearch Digital Library - Free online copy.

See the wiki page Ohio Probate Records for information about how to use probate records.

Content: Probate Records may give the decedent's date of death, names of his or her spouse, children, parents, siblings, in-laws, neighbors, associates, relatives, and their place of residence.

Record types: Wills, estates, guardianships, naturalizations, marriage, adoption, and birth and death records (1867-1908 only).


Online Probate Records

Finding More Probate Records[edit source]

Additional probate records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Miami County, Ohio Genealogy Probate Records in online catalogs like:

Public Records[edit | edit source]

Repositories[edit | edit source]

Miami County Courthouse
201 West Main Street
Troy, OH 45373-3263
Phone: 937-332-6855

Clerk Court has divorce and court records from 1807;
Probate Judge has marriage, death and probate;
County Health Department has birth records;
County Recorder has land records[5]

Courthouse[edit | edit source]
Family History Centers[edit | edit source]

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes.

For additional nearby Family History Centers, search online in the FHC directory. Put your town name in the top search box.

Libraries[edit | edit source]

The following public libraries in Miami County have collections of particular interest to genealogists.

Troy-Miami County Public Library
419 W. Main St.
Troy, Ohio 45373
Telephone: 937- 339-0502
Website

The collections include books, maps, microfilm, newspapers, and several original local records with internet access to sites with additional records.

Museums[edit | edit source]
Societies[edit | edit source]
Online Genealogy Research Groups[edit | edit source]

Schools[edit | edit source]

Piqua, Ohio High School 1919 Basketball Team

Social Security:[edit | edit source]

U.S. Social Security Applications and Claims Index

Social Security Death Index

Taxation[edit | edit source]

Finding More Tax Records

Additional tax records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Miami County, Ohio Genealogy Tax Records in online catalogs like:

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Vital records consist of birth, death, marriage and divorce records. Although Ohio enacted a statute in 1856 -1857 requiring registration of births, deaths and marriages, many counties did not comply. A second law was written in 1867 but, again, was not always followed. By 1908, the law was more clearly defined and kept. Any existing birth and death records from 1867 through December 19, 1908 are located at the Miami County, Ohio Genealogy Probate Court. The Ohio Department of Health has birth records filed after December 20, 1908 and death records filed after January 1, 1954 while the Ohio Historical Society houses death records from December 20, 1908 through December 31, 1953.

Original marriage records are held at the office of the Miami County, Ohio Genealogy Probate Court with divorce records located with the Miami County, Ohio Genealogy Clerk of Courts.

See also How to order Ohio Vital Records or order vital records electronically online.


Birth[edit | edit source]

Online Birth Indexes and Records

Original Birth Records on Microfilm

Marriage[edit | edit source]

Online Marriage Indexes and Records Original Marriage Records on Microfilm


Death[edit | edit source]

Online Death Indexes and Records

  • 1840-2001 - Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001 at FamilySearch — index and images
  • 1908-1953 - 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.

Finding More Vital Records

Additional vital records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Miami County, Ohio Genealogy Vital Records in online catalogs like:

Original Death Records on Microfilm

Divorce[edit | edit source]

Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Miami County, Ohio. Page 540-547 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002; Alice Eichholz, ed. Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources, Third ed. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 531-533.
  2. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002].
  3. Genealogy Trails History Group, “Miami County, Ohio Genealogy and History”, http://genealogytrails.com/ohio/miami/ accessed 2/22/2017.
  4. Wikipedia contributors, "Miami County, Ohio," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miami_County,_Ohio, accessed 3 January 2019.
  5. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Miami County, Ohio. Page 544 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.