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== Record Description  ==
 
  
This index is an electronic index for the years 1800 to 1958. It is not necessarily intended to index any specific set of records. This index is not complete for any particular place or region. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.  
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=== Citation For This Collection  ===
 
  
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== What is in This Collection? ==
  
{{Collection citation| text = Genealogical Society of Utah. Ohio, Marriages. Index based on data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah.}}
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This index is an electronic index for the years 1800 to 1958. This index is not complete for any particular place, region or time period. This collection may include information previously published in the [[International Genealogical Index (IGI) (FamilySearch Historical Records) |International Genealogical Index]] or Vital Records Index collections.
  
== Record Content and Use  ==
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== What Can These Records Tell Me? ==
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For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article [[Marriages Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].
  
For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article [[Marriages Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].
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== Collection Content  ==
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=== Coverage Table  and Map ===
  
== Coverage Table ==
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A coverage table for this collection is available in the wiki article [[Ohio Marriages, Coverage Table (FamilySearch historical Records)]].
  
The Coverage Table shows the places and time periods of the original records in this collection. The table indicates how many records the collection has from each place. Most of the records in the collection are from the time periods listed in the table; however, the collection may have a few records from before or after the time period.<br>
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*Use the information found in the record to find land, probate and immigration records.
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*Use the information found in the record to find additional family members in censuses.  Witnesses were usually family members.
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*Repeat this process with additional family members found, to find more generations of the family.
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*[[Ohio Church Records| Church Records]] were kept years before counties began keeping records. They are a good source for finding ancestors before 1900.
| 1,842
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| 13,517
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|-
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=== I Can't Find the Person I'm Looking For, What Now? ===
| Athens
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| 1,058
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*If your ancestor does not have a common name, collect entries for every person who has the same surname. This list can help you find possible relatives.
| 9,225
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*If you cannot locate your ancestor in the locality in which you believe they lived, then try searching records of a nearby town or county. 
| 9,191
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*Try different spellings of your ancestor’s name.
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*Check the info box above for additional FamilySearch websites and related websites that may assist you in finding similar records.
| 12,835
 
| 0
 
| 15,310
 
|-
 
| Belmont
 
| 10,944
 
| 6,382
 
| 45,472
 
|-
 
| Brown
 
| 23,925
 
| 11,617
 
| 7,729
 
|-
 
| Butler
 
| 11,401
 
| 5,303
 
| 13,313
 
|-
 
| Carroll
 
| 137
 
| 4,730
 
| 5,366
 
|-
 
| Champaign
 
| 0
 
| 7,694
 
| 8,367
 
|-
 
| Clark
 
| 928
 
| 0
 
| 15,263
 
|-
 
| Clermont
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
| 9,108
 
|-
 
| Clinton
 
| 18,219
 
| 5,755
 
| 5,057
 
|-
 
| Columbiana
 
| 5,278
 
| 10,963
 
| 13,706
 
|-
 
| Coshocton
 
| 911
 
| 6,245
 
| 1,733
 
|-
 
| Crawford
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
| 7,829
 
|-
 
| Cuyahoga
 
| 106,610
 
| 94,069
 
| 302,260
 
|-
 
| Darke
 
| 0
 
| 17,868
 
| 2,170
 
|-
 
| Defiance
 
| 189
 
| 0
 
| 4,302
 
|-
 
| Delaware
 
| 333
 
| 2,286
 
| 31,939
 
|-
 
| Erie
 
| 33,673
 
| 15,970
 
| 26,656
 
|-
 
| Fairfield
 
| 12,154
 
| 3,302
 
| 11,121
 
|-
 
| Fayette
 
| 6,078
 
| 2,844
 
| 4,042
 
|-
 
| Franklin
 
| 25,491
 
| 1,878
 
| 214,487
 
|-
 
| Fulton
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
| 8,882
 
|-
 
| Gallia
 
| 0
 
| 3,690
 
| 4,734
 
|-
 
| Geauga
 
| 8,033
 
| 0
 
| 5,800
 
|-
 
| Greene
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
| 8,445
 
|-
 
| Guernsey
 
| 0
 
| 2,851
 
| 8,906
 
|-
 
| Hamilton
 
| 9,010
 
| 21,114
 
| 55,949
 
|-
 
| Hancock
 
| 184
 
| 0
 
| 1,454
 
|-
 
| Hardin
 
| 8,764
 
| 18,208
 
| 17,874
 
|-
 
| Harrison
 
| 14,965
 
| 2,324
 
| 4,078
 
|-
 
| Henry
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
| 6,262
 
|-
 
| Highland
 
| 0
 
| 291
 
| 11,239
 
|-
 
| Hocking
 
| 301
 
| 3,194
 
| 11,434
 
|-
 
| Holmes
 
| 12,447
 
| 0
 
| 2,503
 
|-
 
| Huron
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
| 54,272
 
|-
 
| Jackson
 
| 13,937
 
| 7,446
 
| 8,448
 
|-
 
| Jefferson
 
| 5,147
 
| 9,612
 
| 10,945
 
|-
 
| Knox
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
| 29,200
 
|-
 
| Lake
 
| 9,327
 
| 1,210
 
| 5,270
 
|-
 
| Lawrence
 
| 2,384
 
| 984
 
| 35,906
 
|-
 
| Licking
 
| 357
 
| 0
 
| 7,008
 
|-
 
| Logan
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
| 7,733
 
|-
 
| Lorain
 
| 2,835
 
| 9,281
 
| 11,519
 
|-
 
| Lucas
 
| 14,144
 
| 7,586
 
| 173,507
 
|-
 
| Madison
 
| 11,250
 
| 0
 
| 4,811
 
|-
 
| Mahoning
 
| 1,572
 
| 16,663
 
| 22,746
 
|-
 
| Marion
 
| 0
 
| 8,505
 
| 6,023
 
|-
 
| Medina
 
| 6,483
 
| 0
 
| 4,712
 
|-
 
| Meigs
 
| 9,557
 
| 13,264
 
| 7,803
 
|-
 
| Mercer
 
| 0
 
| 2,085
 
| 4,871
 
|-
 
| Miami
 
| 1,496
 
| 128
 
| 11,666
 
|-
 
| Monroe
 
| 913
 
| 3,714
 
| 5,808
 
|-
 
| Montgomery
 
| 0
 
| 26,608
 
| 45,245
 
|-
 
| Morgan
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
| 5,386
 
|-
 
| Morrow
 
| 190
 
| 0
 
| 17,115
 
|-
 
| Muskingum
 
| 7,694
 
| 991
 
| 14,474
 
|-
 
| Noble
 
| 0
 
| 4,798
 
| 4,466
 
|-
 
| Ohio  
 
| 2,125
 
| 493,842
 
| 743,836
 
|-
 
| Ottawa
 
| 9,791
 
| 0
 
| 4,038
 
|-
 
| Paulding
 
| 2,705
 
| 15,474
 
| 6,860
 
|-
 
| Perry
 
| 9,590
 
| 0
 
| 7,631
 
|-
 
| Pickaway
 
| 18,595
 
| 0
 
| 23,201
 
|-
 
| Pike
 
| 0
 
| 5,934
 
| 2,404
 
|-
 
| Portage
 
| 21,083
 
| 5,141
 
| 9,590
 
|-
 
| Preble
 
| 8,212
 
| 1,055
 
| 5,111
 
|-
 
| Putnam
 
| 35,329
 
| 3,295
 
| 27,387
 
|-
 
| Richland
 
| 27,229
 
| 0
 
| 8,489
 
|-
 
| Ross
 
| 23,580
 
| 6,624
 
| 15,519
 
|-
 
| Sandusky
 
| 24,316
 
| 298
 
| 9,012
 
|-
 
| Scioto
 
| 3,545
 
| 9,005
 
| 10,142
 
|-
 
| Seneca
 
| 2,368
 
| 0
 
| 10,246
 
|-
 
| Shelby
 
| 15,243
 
| 0
 
| 2,017
 
|-
 
| Stark
 
| 52,363
 
| 0
 
| 14,079
 
|-
 
| Summit
 
| 14,810
 
| 9,324
 
| 14,522
 
|-
 
| Trumbull
 
| 31,756
 
| 13,822
 
| 14,753
 
|-
 
| Tuscarawas
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
| 26,428
 
|-
 
| Union
 
| 4,853
 
| 0
 
| 1,564
 
|-
 
| Van Wert
 
| 0
 
| 10,352
 
| 34,321
 
|-
 
| Vinton
 
| 14,288
 
| 3,792
 
| 7,955
 
|-
 
| Warren
 
| 23,888
 
| 2,236
 
| 14,239
 
|-
 
| Washington
 
| 0
 
| 14,335
 
| 11,528
 
|-
 
| Wayne
 
| 9,265
 
| 0
 
| 19,796
 
|-
 
| Williams
 
| 12,779
 
| 0
 
| 2,860
 
|-
 
| Wood
 
| 23,720
 
| 0
 
| 45,873
 
|-
 
| Wyandot
 
| 9,412
 
| 0
 
| 4,857
 
|-
 
| Total
 
| 860,988
 
| 970,965
 
| 2,535,557
 
|}
 
  
 
== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
 
== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
  
{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[Ohio Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)/Known Issues|Wiki article]]. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to [mailto:support@familysearch.org support@familysearch.org]. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.  
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*[http://www.ohiogenealogy.org/ Ohio Genealogy and History]  
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*[http://www.ohiogenealogysearch.com/ Ohio Genealogy Search]
 
  
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
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== Citing This Collection ==
  
*[[Ohio|Ohio]]
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Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.
*[[Ohio Church Records|Ohio Church Records]]
 
*[[Ohio Vital Records]]
 
  
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"Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1942." Database. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : 14 June 2016. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.
  
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This article describes a collection of records at FamilySearch.org.
Ohio, United States
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Record Description
Record Type Marriage Index
Collection years 1800-1958
FamilySearch Resources
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Archive
Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City



What is in This Collection?

This index is an electronic index for the years 1800 to 1958. This index is not complete for any particular place, region or time period. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.

What Can These Records Tell Me?

For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article Marriages Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records).

Collection Content

Coverage Table and Map

A coverage table for this collection is available in the wiki article Ohio Marriages, Coverage Table (FamilySearch historical Records).

To see a coverage map of FamilySearch's holdings of Ohio county marriages, click here.

How Do I Search This Collection?

You can search the index or view the images or both. Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:

  • Name of the person
  • The location or date of the event

Search the Index

Search by name by visiting the Collection Page.
  1. Fill in the search boxes on the Collection Page with the information you have
  2. Click Search to show possible matches


How Do I Analyze the Results?

Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images. Keep track of your research in a research log.

What Do I Do Next?

Indexes and transcriptions may not include all the data found in the original records. Look at the actual image of the record, if you can, to verify the information and to find additional information.

I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?

  • Copy the citation below, in case you need to find this record again later.
  • Use the age or estimated birth date to find other church and vital records such as birth, baptism, marriage, and death records. (Make sure that if it’s a marriage article, you take the word marriage out, if it’s a birth article, take the word birth out, etc.)
  • Use the information found in the record to find land, probate and immigration records.
  • Use the information found in the record to find additional family members in censuses. Witnesses were usually family members.
  • Repeat this process with additional family members found, to find more generations of the family.
  • Church Records were kept years before counties began keeping records. They are a good source for finding ancestors before 1900.


I Can't Find the Person I'm Looking For, What Now?

  • If your ancestor does not have a common name, collect entries for every person who has the same surname. This list can help you find possible relatives.
  • If you cannot locate your ancestor in the locality in which you believe they lived, then try searching records of a nearby town or county.
  • Try different spellings of your ancestor’s name.
  • Remember that sometimes individuals went by nicknames or alternated between using first and middle names. Try searching for these names as well.
  • Check the info box above for additional FamilySearch websites and related websites that may assist you in finding similar records.

Known Issues with This Collection

Important.png Problems with this collection?
See a list of known issues, workarounds, tips, restrictions, future fixes, news and other helpful information.

For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached article. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to support@familysearch.org. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.

Citing This Collection

Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.

Collection Citation

"Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1942." Database. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : 14 June 2016. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.

Record Citation:
When looking at a record, the citation is found below the record.

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