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{{Ohio-stub}}[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Ohio|Ohio]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Putnam County'''  
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{{OHDC}}{{Infobox U.S. Co
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| county = Putnam County
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| state = Ohio
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| building image = Putnam County Ohio Courthouse.jpg
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| building address = Putnam County Courthouse<br>245 Main St.<br>Ottawa, Ohio 45875-1968<br>[http://www.putnamcountyohio.gov/ Putnam County Website]
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}}[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Ohio|Ohio]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] '''Putnam County'''  
  
== County Courthouse ==
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=== Historical Facts ===
  
== History  ==
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{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="2"
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|-
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#cccc99" align="center" colspan="6" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Putnam County, Ohio#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" align="center" | <center>'''[[Putnam County, Ohio#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Putnam County, Ohio#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Putnam County, Ohio#Taxation|Tax]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Putnam County, Ohio#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Putnam County, Ohio#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1857</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1834</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1867</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center></center> <br>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1830<br></center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1835<br></center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Putnam County, Ohio#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Putnam County, Ohio#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Putnam County, Ohio#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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[[Image:Israel Putnam.JPG|thumb|right|300px]]  
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Shelby County, Ohio|Shelby]], [[Logan County, Ohio|Logan]], [[Wood County, Ohio|Wood]] and [[Williams County, Ohio|Williams]] Counties in 1820 (1834).<br>
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*'''County Seat: '''Ottawa<br>&nbsp;
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*'''Neighboring Counties''': {{PAGENAME}} '''residents''' may also have records in <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Putnam County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Putnam_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).</ref>[[Henry County, Ohio|Henry]] (north){{·}}[[Allen County, Ohio|Allen]] (south){{·}}[[Paulding County, Ohio|Paulding]] (west){{·}} [[Defiance County, Ohio|Defiance]] (northwest){{·}}[[Hancock County, Ohio|Hancock]] (east) {{·}} [[Van Wert County, Ohio|Van Wert]] (southwest)
  
The county is named after Revolutionary War Major General [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Israel_Putnam Israel Putnam] (1718-1790).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Putnam_County,_Ohio "Putnam County, Ohio,"] Wikipedia.</ref>
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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See an interactive map of Putnam County [http://www.ohio.n2genealogy.com/oh-maps.html boundary changes].  
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==== Record Loss  ====
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=== Resources  ===
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==== Bible Records  ====
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==== Biography  ====
  
==== Parent County ====
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==== Business Records and Commerce ====
  
'''1820--'''Putnam County was created 12 February 1820&nbsp;from [[Shelby County, Ohio|Shelby]] County.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Ottawa <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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==== Cemeteries  ====
  
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=76307 Clevenger Cemetery, Columbus Grove] BillionGraves
  
==== Record Loss ====
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==== Census ====
  
== Places / Localities ==
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==== Church Records ====
  
==== Populated Places ====
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==== Court Records ====
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
  
*[[Allen County, Ohio|Allen]]
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==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups  ====
*[[Defiance County, Ohio|Defiance]]
 
*[[Hancock County, Ohio|Hancock]]
 
*[[Henry County, Ohio|Henry]]
 
*[[Paulding County, Ohio|Paulding]]
 
*[[Van Wert County, Ohio|Van Wert]]
 
*[[Wood County, Ohio|Wood]]
 
  
== Resources ==
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==== Gazetteers ====
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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==== Genealogy ====
  
==== Church ====
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==== History ====
  
==== Court  ====
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[[Image:Israel Putnam.JPG|thumb|right|200px|Israel Putnam.JPG]]
  
==== Land  ====
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The county is named after Revolutionary War Major General [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Israel_Putnam Israel Putnam] (1718-1790).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Putnam_County,_Ohio "Putnam County, Ohio,"] Wikipedia.</ref>
  
==== Local Histories ====
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==== Land and Property ====
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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==== Obituaries  ====
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==== Periodicals  ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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==== Public Records  ====
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==== Repositories  ====
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===== Courthouse  =====
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[http://www.putnamcountyohio.gov/courts%20main.htm Putnam County Courthouse]<br> 245 E Main Street<br> Ottawa, OH 45875-1968<br> Phone: 419.523.3110 <br><br>Clerk Court has divorce and court records from 1834; <br>Probate Judge has marriage and probate records; <br>County Recorder has land records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Putnam County, Ohio. Page 545 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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===== Family History Centers  =====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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===== Libraries  =====
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===== Museums  =====
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===== Societies  =====
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
'''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.
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===== Birth  =====
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===== Marriage  =====
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===== Death  =====
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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'''[[Ohio Deaths (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953]]''' Free name indexes and images at [[Ohio Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)|FamilySearch]]. 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.
  
== Web Sites  ==
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=== Web Sites  ===
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*{{FHL|Ohio%2C+Putnam|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|Ohio%2C+Putnam|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
== References ==
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=== Places  ===
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==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties ====
  
<references />
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*[[Allen County, Ohio|Allen]]
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*[[Defiance County, Ohio|Defiance]]
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*[[Hancock County, Ohio|Hancock]]
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*[[Henry County, Ohio|Henry]]
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*[[Paulding County, Ohio|Paulding]]
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*[[Van Wert County, Ohio|Van Wert]]
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*[[Wood County, Ohio|Wood]]
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=== References  ===
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{{ohio|ohio}}
  
 
[[Category:Putnam_County,_Ohio]]
 
[[Category:Putnam_County,_Ohio]]
 
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Revision as of 22:24, 27 September 2012

Hand and keyboard.jpg Ohio
Online Records


Putnam County, Ohio
Map
Boundary map of Putnam County, Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Courthouse
Putnam County Ohio Courthouse.jpg
Address Putnam County Courthouse
245 Main St.
Ottawa, Ohio 45875-1968
Putnam County Website
United States go to Ohio go to Putnam County

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1857
1834
1867

1830
1835
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Putnam County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

Census

Church Records

Court Records

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Israel Putnam.JPG

The county is named after Revolutionary War Major General Israel Putnam (1718-1790).[2]

Land and Property

Maps

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

Putnam County Courthouse
245 E Main Street
Ottawa, OH 45875-1968
Phone: 419.523.3110

Clerk Court has divorce and court records from 1834;
Probate Judge has marriage and probate records;
County Recorder has land records[3]

Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death

Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953 Free name indexes and images at FamilySearch. 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.

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog


Places

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Putnam County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Putnam_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).
  2. "Putnam County, Ohio," Wikipedia.
  3. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Putnam County, Ohio. Page 545 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.