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Galbreath, Charles B. ''History of Ohio''. Five Volumes. Chicago, Illinois: American Historical Society, 1925. (FHL book 977.1 H2ga; films 931797-801.) The last three volumes contain biographical sketches of prominent Ohio citizens.
 
Galbreath, Charles B. ''History of Ohio''. Five Volumes. Chicago, Illinois: American Historical Society, 1925. (FHL book 977.1 H2ga; films 931797-801.) The last three volumes contain biographical sketches of prominent Ohio citizens.
  
'''Indexes<br />'''An every-name card index to about 450,000 persons mentioned in the biographical sections of Ohio county histories is: ''The Ohio Surname Index''. Columbus, Ohio: Ohio Historical Society, 1984. (FHL films 398201-64.)
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'''Indexes<br>'''An every-name card index to about 450,000 persons mentioned in the biographical sections of Ohio county histories is: ''The Ohio Surname Index''. Columbus, Ohio: Ohio Historical Society, 1984. (FHL films 398201-64.)
  
 
''An Every-Name Index to the History of the Western Reserve''. Mentor, Ohio: Lake County Chapter, OGS, 1988. (FHL book 977.13 H2u index 1988; fiche 6093927.)
 
''An Every-Name Index to the History of the Western Reserve''. Mentor, Ohio: Lake County Chapter, OGS, 1988. (FHL book 977.13 H2u index 1988; fiche 6093927.)
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Biographies provide useful genealogical information such as an individual's date of birth and marriage; family members; occupation; education; military service information; family migration; social, political, and religious affiliation.

Examples of sources for biography

Upton, Harriet Taylor. History of the Western Reserve. Three Volumes. Chicago, Illinois: Lewis Publishing, 1910. (FHL book 977.13 H2u; films 934867-68.) It provides extensive biographies and many portraits. Excerpts can be viewed at HWR.

Galbreath, Charles B. History of Ohio. Five Volumes. Chicago, Illinois: American Historical Society, 1925. (FHL book 977.1 H2ga; films 931797-801.) The last three volumes contain biographical sketches of prominent Ohio citizens.

Indexes
An every-name card index to about 450,000 persons mentioned in the biographical sections of Ohio county histories is: The Ohio Surname Index. Columbus, Ohio: Ohio Historical Society, 1984. (FHL films 398201-64.)

An Every-Name Index to the History of the Western Reserve. Mentor, Ohio: Lake County Chapter, OGS, 1988. (FHL book 977.13 H2u index 1988; fiche 6093927.)

Web Sites

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