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*Upton, Harriet Taylor. ''History of the Western Reserve''. Three Volumes. Chicago, Illinois: Lewis Publishing, 1910. (Family History Library book 977.13 H2u; films 934867-68.) It provides extensive biographies and many portraits. Excerpts can be viewed at [http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~maggieoh/western.html HWR]. The complete text is viewable at [http://books.google.com/books?id=23SOSYLJPVsC&printsec=frontcover&dq=history+of+the+western+reserve Google Books], <br>
 
*Upton, Harriet Taylor. ''History of the Western Reserve''. Three Volumes. Chicago, Illinois: Lewis Publishing, 1910. (Family History Library book 977.13 H2u; films 934867-68.) It provides extensive biographies and many portraits. Excerpts can be viewed at [http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~maggieoh/western.html HWR]. The complete text is viewable at [http://books.google.com/books?id=23SOSYLJPVsC&printsec=frontcover&dq=history+of+the+western+reserve Google Books], <br>
  
*Galbreath, Charles B. ''History of Ohio''. Five Volumes. Chicago, Illinois: American Historical Society, 1925. (Family History Library&nbsp;book 977.1 H2ga;[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=219741&disp=History+of+Ohio++ films 931797-801].) The last three volumes contain biographical sketches of prominent Ohio citizens. (The entire 3,562 page book is viewable at HeritageQuest online, through most public library websites.)  
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*Galbreath, Charles B. ''History of Ohio''. Five Volumes. Chicago, Illinois: American Historical Society, 1925. (Family History Library&nbsp;book 977.1 H2ga; [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=219741&disp=History+of+Ohio++ films 931797-801].) The last three volumes contain biographical sketches of prominent Ohio citizens. (The entire 3,562 page book is viewable at HeritageQuest online, through most public library websites.)  
  
 
'''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: [http://www.ohiohistory.org/ Ohio Historical Society], 1984. (Family History Library films 398201-64.)  
 
'''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: [http://www.ohiohistory.org/ Ohio Historical Society], 1984. (Family History Library films 398201-64.)  

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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 in Ohio

  • Upton, Harriet Taylor. History of the Western Reserve. Three Volumes. Chicago, Illinois: Lewis Publishing, 1910. (Family History Library book 977.13 H2u; films 934867-68.) It provides extensive biographies and many portraits. Excerpts can be viewed at HWR. The complete text is viewable at Google Books,
  • Galbreath, Charles B. History of Ohio. Five Volumes. Chicago, Illinois: American Historical Society, 1925. (Family History Library book 977.1 H2ga; films 931797-801.) The last three volumes contain biographical sketches of prominent Ohio citizens. (The entire 3,562 page book is viewable at HeritageQuest online, through most public library websites.)

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. (Family History Library films 398201-64.)

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

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