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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
Perry County, Ohio Birth Index 1; 1867-1908 are [http://www.perrycountyohio.us/PerryBirths1/ available online].  
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[http://www.perrycountyohio.us/PerryBirths1/ Perry County, Ohio Birth Index 1; 1867-1908].  
  
Perry County, Ohio Birth Index 2; 1908-1950 are [http://www.perrycountyohio.us/PerryBirths2/ available online].  
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[http://www.perrycountyohio.us/PerryBirths2/ Perry County, Ohio Birth Index 2; 1908-1950].
  
Perry County, Ohio Marriage Index 1; 1818-1868 are [http://www.perrycountyohio.us/PerryMarr1/ available online].  
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[http://www.perrycountyohio.us/PerryMarr1/ Perry County, Ohio Marriage Index 1; 1818-1868].
  
Perry County, Ohio Marriage Index 2; 1915-1986 are [http://www.perrycountyohio.us/PerryMarr2/ available online].  
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[http://www.perrycountyohio.us/PerryMarr2/ Perry County, Ohio Marriage Index 2; 1915-1986].
  
 
'''Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953''' Free name indexes and images at [http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1307272 FamilySearch – Pilot]. Records include such information as birth date of deceased, city, county, and state of death, name of spouse if married, names of parents, maiden name of mother, name of informant, if deceased was single, married, windowed or divorced, occupation of deceased.  
 
'''Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953''' Free name indexes and images at [http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1307272 FamilySearch – Pilot]. Records include such information as birth date of deceased, city, county, and state of death, name of spouse if married, names of parents, maiden name of mother, name of informant, if deceased was single, married, windowed or divorced, occupation of deceased.  
  
Ohio Vital Record Batch Numbers by County are [http://opengen.net/usa/states/ohio/vital-record-batch-numbers available online].  
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[http://opengen.net/usa/states/ohio/vital-record-batch-numbers Ohio Vital Record Batch Numbers by County].
  
 
Many vital records for Perry County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of thier holdings, see the [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=382072&subject_disp=Ohio%2C+Perry+%2D+Vital+records&columns=*,0,0 topic details] from their catalog.
 
Many vital records for Perry County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of thier holdings, see the [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=topicdetails&subject=382072&subject_disp=Ohio%2C+Perry+%2D+Vital+records&columns=*,0,0 topic details] from their catalog.

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United States  > Ohio > Perry County

County Courthouse

Perry County Courthouse.

History

Parent County

1817--Perry County was created 26 December 1817 from Washington, Fairfield, and Muskingum Counties. County seat: New Lexington [1]

The County was named for Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry, hero of the War of 1812. Perry County is one of the 88 counties in Ohio.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Jackson Township, Perry County, Ohio Cemetery Inscriptions. Compiled in 1982 by Timothy E. Fisher from graves still intact.

First Methodist Church, New Lexington, Perry County, Ohio Inscriptions. Compiled in the fall of 1957 by Harry O. Wright from graves then still intact. Published in "The Methodist Megaphone".

St. Paul's Church Cemetery, Glenford, Perry County, Ohio Inscriptions. Compiled in February 1979 by Dorothy Smith and Caral & Stephen (Melchling) Bennett.

Perry County, Ohio Cemeteries. A listing of all of the cemeteries in Perry County, Ohio with maps, driving directions and a local area search function.

Church

Court

1818-1868 Perry County, Ohio Bond Book.

Land

Many Land records for Perry County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of thier holdings, see the topic details from their catalog.

Local Histories

History of Fairfield and Perry Counties, Ohio ... Chicago:W.H. Beers & Co., 1883.

History of Perry County by Clement L. Martzolff.....Published by Ward & Weiland New Lexington, Ohio..Columbus, Ohio Press of Fred J. Heer 1902.

The Book of Perry County, An Historic Industrial Portfolio, published 1909.

Howe's Historical Collections of Ohio, The Ohio Centennial Edition, Copyright 1888.

Ohio Township Resource Book... Section 1: Township Level Population Characteristics and Trends 1960-2000.

Thornville's First 150 Years 1811-1961, The Sequicentennial Program, 16 pages.

The History of Thornville, Thornport and Area, Ohio Published in 1977 by "The Thornville History Committee" 72 pages.

Shawnee Souvenir Album 1953, Ohio Sesqucentennial 1853-1953, 32 pages.

Maps

1846 Plat Maps for Jackson and Reading Townships, and for the Towns of Crossenville, New Reading, and Somerset.

1859 Plat Maps.

1875 Plat Maps of Thorn, Hopewell, Madion Township.

1935 Plat Maps.

1974 Perry County, Ohio Plat Maps.

Military

Roster of Ohio Soldiers 1861-1866. War of the Rebellion Volume III, 21st-36th Reg'ts. Infantry.

Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System.

Newspapers

Probate

Many Probate records for Perry County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of thier holdings, see the topic details from their catalog.

Taxation

Perry County, Ohio 1819 Tax Record.

1828 Perry County, Ohio Tax Duplicate.

Vital Records

Perry County, Ohio Birth Index 1; 1867-1908.

Perry County, Ohio Birth Index 2; 1908-1950.

Perry County, Ohio Marriage Index 1; 1818-1868.

Perry County, Ohio Marriage Index 2; 1915-1986.

Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953 Free name indexes and images at FamilySearch – Pilot. Records include such information as birth date of deceased, city, county, and state of death, name of spouse if married, names of parents, maiden name of mother, name of informant, if deceased was single, married, windowed or divorced, occupation of deceased.

Ohio Vital Record Batch Numbers by County.

Many vital records for Perry County have been microfilmed or abstracted. Some of those copies are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For a listing of thier holdings, see the topic details from their catalog.

Societies and Libraries 

Perry County Chapter, Ohio Genealogical Society is available online.

Perry County, Ohio Historical Society is available online.

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).