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'''Examples of sources for biography in [[Portal:Ohio|Ohio]]'''  
 
'''Examples of sources for biography in [[Portal:Ohio|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 [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>
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*The "History of the Western Reserve"<ref> 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.)</ref> 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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*The "History of Ohio"<ref>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].)</ref> 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.)  
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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''.<ref> Columbus, Ohio: [http://www.ohiohistory.org/ Ohio Historical Society], 1984. (Family History Library films 398201-64.)</ref>
  
''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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''An Every-Name Index to the History of the Western Reserve''<ref> Mentor, Ohio: Lake County Chapter, OGS, 1988. (Family History Library book 977.13 H2u index 1988; fiche 6093927.) </ref>
  
 
=== Web Sites  ===
 
=== Web Sites  ===
  
*[http://ohiobios.ancestralsites.com Ohio Biography] is searchable by name, county and occupation.
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*[http://ohiobios.ancestralsites.com Ohio Biography]is searchable by name, county and occupation.
 
* Another great site is [http://www.geneasearch.com/biography/states/ohio.htm Ohio Biographies]  
 
* Another great site is [http://www.geneasearch.com/biography/states/ohio.htm Ohio Biographies]  
  
 
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Ohio > Ohio Biography

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

  • The "History of the Western Reserve"[1] provides extensive biographies and many portraits. Excerpts can be viewed at HWR. The complete text is viewable at Google Books,
  • The "History of Ohio"[2] 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.[3]

An Every-Name Index to the History of the Western Reserve[4]

Web Sites

  1. 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.)
  2. Galbreath, Charles B. History of Ohio. Five Volumes. Chicago, Illinois: American Historical Society, 1925. (Family History Library book 977.1 H2ga; films 931797-801.)
  3. Columbus, Ohio: Ohio Historical Society, 1984. (Family History Library films 398201-64.)
  4. Mentor, Ohio: Lake County Chapter, OGS, 1988. (Family History Library book 977.13 H2u index 1988; fiche 6093927.)