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Newspapers provide valuable genealogical information, including obituaries, marriage announcements, biographical sketches, divorce notices, and so forth. Other personal information may be included in various sections of a newspaper. There are many English and foreign-language newspapers from the early days of Ohio. Although these publications were often related to political or religious causes, they contain valuable genealogical information.  
 
Newspapers provide valuable genealogical information, including obituaries, marriage announcements, biographical sketches, divorce notices, and so forth. Other personal information may be included in various sections of a newspaper. There are many English and foreign-language newspapers from the early days of Ohio. Although these publications were often related to political or religious causes, they contain valuable genealogical information.  
 
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===Guides===
 
The [http://www.ohiohistory.org/ Ohio Historical Society]has a centralized collection of newspapers gathered by the Ohio State Library, Ohio State University Library, the Historical Records Survey, and other institutions. Detailed guides that will help you locate these publications are:  
 
The [http://www.ohiohistory.org/ Ohio Historical Society]has a centralized collection of newspapers gathered by the Ohio State Library, Ohio State University Library, the Historical Records Survey, and other institutions. Detailed guides that will help you locate these publications are:  
  
Green, Karen Mauer. ''Pioneer Ohio Newspapers, 1793- 1810''. Galveston, Texas: The Frontier Press, 1986. (Family History Library book 977.1 B38g.) Contains genealogical and historical abstracts from various newspapers.
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*''Pioneer Ohio Newspapers, 1793- 1810''<ref>Green, Karen Mauer. ''Pioneer Ohio Newspapers, 1793- 1810''. Galveston, Texas: The Frontier Press, 1986. (Family History Library book 977.1 B38g.)</ref> Contains genealogical and historical abstracts from various newspapers.  
 
 
Green, Karen Mauer. ''Pioneer Ohio Newspapers, 1802-1818: Genealogical and Historical Abstracts''. Galveston, Texas: The Frontier Press, 1988. Contains abstracts of items mentioning local persons from several state newspapers.  
 
  
Gutgesell, Stephen, ed. ''Guide to Ohio Newspapers, 1793-1973''. Columbus: Ohio Historical Society, 1974. (Family History Library book 977.1 A3g; fiche 6049903.) This is a complete bibliography of all extant newspapers published in Ohio.  
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*''Pioneer Ohio Newspapers, 1802-1818: Genealogical and Historical Abstracts''<ref> Green, Karen Mauer. ''Pioneer Ohio Newspapers, 1802-1818: Genealogical and Historical Abstracts''. Galveston, Texas: The Frontier Press, 1988.</ref> Contains abstracts of items mentioning local persons from several state newspapers.  
  
Levinson, Marilyn, ed. ''Guide to Newspaper Holdings at the Center for Archival Collections''. 3rd ed. Bowling Green, Ohio: Center for Archival Collections, Bowling Green State University, 1991. (Family History Library book 977.1 B33g 1991.) Contains an inventory of the newspapers at the Bowling Green State University, which come from 19 northwest Ohio counties.  
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*''Guide to Ohio Newspapers, 1793-1973''<ref> Gutgesell, Stephen, ed. ''Guide to Ohio Newspapers, 1793-1973''. Columbus: Ohio Historical Society, 1974. (Family History Library book 977.1 A3g; fiche 6049903.)</ref> This is a complete bibliography of all extant newspapers published in Ohio.  
  
Many periodicals publish obituary records. These are referenced in the PERiodical Source Index (PERSI), which is described in the "[[Ohio Periodicals|Periodicals]]" section of this outline.  
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*''Guide to Newspaper Holdings at the Center for Archival Collections'' <ref> Levinson, Marilyn, ed. ''Guide to Newspaper Holdings at the Center for Archival Collections''. 3rd ed. Bowling Green, Ohio: Center for Archival Collections, Bowling Green State University, 1991. (Family History Library book 977.1 B33g 1991.)</ref> Contains an inventory of the newspapers at the Bowling Green State University, which come from 19 northwest Ohio counties.  
  
The Family History Library acquires published newspaper abstracts and obituary lists for Ohio. Obituary records are also listed in the&nbsp;Place Search of the Family History Library Catalog under:  
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Many periodicals publish obituary records. These are referenced in the PERiodical Source Index (PERSI), which is described in the "[[Ohio Periodicals|Periodicals]]" page.
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===Family History Library===
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The Family History Library acquires published newspaper abstracts and obituary lists for Ohio. Obituary records are also listed in the Place Search of the [[The Family History Library|The Family History Library Catalog]] under:  
  
 
OHIO - OBITUARIES  
 
OHIO - OBITUARIES  
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=== Web Sites  ===
 
=== Web Sites  ===
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*[http://www.gendisasters.com/oh/newspapers.htm Ohio Newspaper Obituaries]
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*[http://www.ohiohistory.org/resource/archlib/newsindx.html Ohio Archived Newspapers] Ohio Newspaper Indexes
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*[http://www.ancestorhunt.com/ohio_newspaper_obituaries.htm Ohio Newspaper Obituaries]
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*[http://web2.ohiohistory.org/ipac20/ipac.jsp?session=Q084DL2930353.47&profile=newspap&menu=search&ts=1084562930625#focus The Ohio Historical Society newspaper collection]
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*[http://www.ancestorhunt.com/obituary-search-engines-4.htm Obituary Search Engines and Indexes at Libraries, Universities and Societies] scroll down to Ohio
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*[http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/obits/oh/obitsoh.htm Public Domain Obituaries (pre-1925) and Abstracts]
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*[http://www.daddezio.com/obituary/depot/OB-OH-NDX.html Ohio Obituaries]
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*There is a large collection of Ohio Historical Newspapers online at: [http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/periodicals/news/dblist.aspx?tp=2&p=38 Historical Newspaper Collection Ohio] at Ancestry.com
  
The Ohio Historical Society newspaper collection: [http://web2.ohiohistory.org/ipac20/ipac.jsp?session=Q084DL2930353.47&profile=newspap&menu=search&ts=1084562930625#focus http://web2.ohiohistory.org/ipac20/ipac.jsp?session=Q084DL2930353.47&amp;profile=newspap&amp;menu=search&amp;ts=1084562930625#focus]
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===References===
 
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http://www.ancestorhunt.com/obituary-search-engines-4.htm&nbsp;scroll down to Ohio
 
 
 
http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/obits/oh/obitsoh.htm
 
 
 
http://www.daddezio.com/obituary/depot/OB-OH-NDX.html
 
 
 
There is a large collection of Ohio Historical Newspapers online at: [http://www.ancestry.com/ www.ancestry.com] ($)
 
 
 
 
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Revision as of 19:15, 20 October 2008

Newspapers provide valuable genealogical information, including obituaries, marriage announcements, biographical sketches, divorce notices, and so forth. Other personal information may be included in various sections of a newspaper. There are many English and foreign-language newspapers from the early days of Ohio. Although these publications were often related to political or religious causes, they contain valuable genealogical information.

Guides

The Ohio Historical Societyhas a centralized collection of newspapers gathered by the Ohio State Library, Ohio State University Library, the Historical Records Survey, and other institutions. Detailed guides that will help you locate these publications are:

  • Pioneer Ohio Newspapers, 1793- 1810[1] Contains genealogical and historical abstracts from various newspapers.
  • Pioneer Ohio Newspapers, 1802-1818: Genealogical and Historical Abstracts[2] Contains abstracts of items mentioning local persons from several state newspapers.
  • Guide to Ohio Newspapers, 1793-1973[3] This is a complete bibliography of all extant newspapers published in Ohio.
  • Guide to Newspaper Holdings at the Center for Archival Collections [4] Contains an inventory of the newspapers at the Bowling Green State University, which come from 19 northwest Ohio counties.

Many periodicals publish obituary records. These are referenced in the PERiodical Source Index (PERSI), which is described in the "Periodicals" page.

Family History Library

The Family History Library acquires published newspaper abstracts and obituary lists for Ohio. Obituary records are also listed in the Place Search of the The Family History Library Catalog under:

OHIO - OBITUARIES

OHIO - NEWSPAPERS

OHIO, [COUNTY] - OBITUARIES

OHIO, [COUNTY] - NEWSPAPERS

Web Sites

References

  1. Green, Karen Mauer. Pioneer Ohio Newspapers, 1793- 1810. Galveston, Texas: The Frontier Press, 1986. (Family History Library book 977.1 B38g.)
  2. Green, Karen Mauer. Pioneer Ohio Newspapers, 1802-1818: Genealogical and Historical Abstracts. Galveston, Texas: The Frontier Press, 1988.
  3. Gutgesell, Stephen, ed. Guide to Ohio Newspapers, 1793-1973. Columbus: Ohio Historical Society, 1974. (Family History Library book 977.1 A3g; fiche 6049903.)
  4. Levinson, Marilyn, ed. Guide to Newspaper Holdings at the Center for Archival Collections. 3rd ed. Bowling Green, Ohio: Center for Archival Collections, Bowling Green State University, 1991. (Family History Library book 977.1 B33g 1991.)