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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Ohio|Ohio]] > Richland County''  
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| county = Richland County
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| state = Ohio
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| building image = Richland County, Ohio Courthouse.jpg
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| building address = Richland County Courthouse<br>50 Park Ave. E<br>Mansfield, Ohio 44902-1850<br>[http://www.richlandcountyoh.us/ Richland County Website]
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}}[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Ohio|Ohio]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Richland 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>'''[[Richland County, Ohio#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" align="center" | <center>'''[[Richland County, Ohio#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Richland County, Ohio#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Richland County, Ohio#Taxation|Tax]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Richland County, Ohio#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Richland County, Ohio#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1856</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1813</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1890</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>1814<br></center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1813<br></center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Richland County, Ohio#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Richland County, Ohio#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Richland County, Ohio#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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==== Parent County ====
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Franklin County, Ohio|Franklin]] and [[Knox County, Ohio|Knox]] Counties in 1808 (1813).<br>
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*'''County Seat: '''Mansfield<br>&nbsp;
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*'''Neighboring Counties''': {{PAGENAME}}'''residents''' may also have records in <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Richland County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richland_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).</ref>[[Huron County, Ohio|Huron]] (north){{·}}[[Knox County, Ohio|Knox]] (south){{·}}[[Crawford County, Ohio|Crawford]] (west){{·}} [[Morrow County, Ohio|Morrow]] (southwest){{·}}[[Ashland County, Ohio|Ashland]] (east)
  
'''1808--'''Richland County was created 30 January 1808&nbsp;from [[Fairfield_County,_Ohio|Fairfield]] County.<br>'''County seat:''' Mansfield <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
Richland County gave up land for the formation of Morrow County in February 1848.&nbsp; The Townships of Congress, North Bloomfield, Perry and Troy went to Morrow County.
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Richland County gave up land for the formation of Morrow County in February 1848.&nbsp; The Townships of Congress, North Bloomfield, Perry and Troy went to Morrow County.
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See an interactive map of Richland County [http://www.ohio.n2genealogy.com/oh-maps.html boundary changes].  
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places / Localities ==
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=== Resources ===
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==== Bible Records  ====
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==== Biography  ====
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==== Business Records and Commerce  ====
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==== Cemeteries  ====
  
==== Populated Places  ====
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[[LDS Cemetery Records|LDS Cemetery Records]]<br>Vol. 21 page 26 - Pleasant Valley
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Census ====
  
*[[Ashland_County,_Ohio|Ashland]]
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==== Church Records  ====
*[[Crawford_County,_Ohio|Crawford]]
 
*[[Huron_County,_Ohio|Huron]]
 
*[[Knox_County,_Ohio|Knox]]
 
*[[Morrow_County,_Ohio|Morrow]]
 
  
== Resources ==
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==== Court Records ====
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
  
[[LDS Cemetery Records|LDS Cemetery Records]]<br>Vol. 21 page 26 - Pleasant Valley
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==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups  ====
  
==== Church ====
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==== Gazetteers ====
  
==== Court ====
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==== Genealogy ====
  
==== Land ====
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==== History ====
  
==== Local Histories ====
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==== Land and Property ====
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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*'''Civil War'''<br>Civil War service men from Richland County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment)&nbsp;that&nbsp;originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Richland County.
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:- [[1st Regiment, Ohio Infantry|1st Regiment, Ohio Infantry]], Company I, also known as the Mansfield Guards
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:- [[1st Independent Battery, Ohio Light Artillery|1st Independent Battery, Ohio Light Artillery]], a battery is like a company in an artillery regiment.
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:- [[102nd Regiment, Ohio Infantry|102nd Regiment, Ohio Infantry]], Companies C, D, and E
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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.richlandcountyoh.us/ Richland County Courthouse]<br> 50 Park Ave East<br> Mansfield, OH 44902<br> Phone: 419.884.0278 <br><br>Clerk Court has divorce and court records from 1815; <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), Richland 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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*[[Mansfield Ohio Family History Center]]
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===== Libraries  =====
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[http://www.mrcpl.org/ Mansfield-Richland County Public Library - Sherman Room (genealogy room)]
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===== Museums  =====
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===== Societies  =====
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[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohrichgs/ Richland County Chapter, OGS&nbsp;]
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[http://www.ogs.org/ Ohio Genealogical Society Library] (west of Bellville)
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
 
==== 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.
 
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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===== Birth  =====
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===== Marriage  =====
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===== Death  =====
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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.
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=== Web Sites  ===
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohrichla/ The Richland County OHGenWeb Project], a member of [[OHGenWeb|The OHGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]]
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*{{FHL|Ohio%2C+Richland|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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=== Places  ===
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==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Ashland County, Ohio|Ashland]]
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*[[Crawford County, Ohio|Crawford]]
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*[[Huron County, Ohio|Huron]]
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*[[Knox County, Ohio|Knox]]
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*[[Morrow County, Ohio|Morrow]]
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=== References ===
  
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohrichgs/ Richland County Chapter, OGS&nbsp;]
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<references />
  
== Web Sites  ==
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{{ohio|ohio}}
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohrichla/ The Richland County OHGenWeb Project], a member of [[OHGenWeb|The OHGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]]
 
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=196723&subject_disp=Ohio%2C+Richland&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
 
  
== References  ==
 
<references/>
 
 
[[Category:Richland_County,_Ohio]]
 
[[Category:Richland_County,_Ohio]]

Revision as of 22:23, 27 September 2012

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Richland County, Ohio
Map
Boundary map of Richland County, Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Courthouse
Richland County, Ohio Courthouse.jpg
Address Richland County Courthouse
50 Park Ave. E
Mansfield, Ohio 44902-1850
Richland County Website
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Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1856
1813
1890

1814
1813
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries
  • Parent Counties: Formed from Franklin and Knox Counties in 1808 (1813).
  • County Seat: Mansfield
     
  • Neighboring Counties: Richland County, Ohio Genealogyresidents may also have records in [1]Huron (north) · Knox (south) · Crawford (west) · Morrow (southwest) · Ashland (east)


Boundary Changes

Richland County gave up land for the formation of Morrow County in February 1848.  The Townships of Congress, North Bloomfield, Perry and Troy went to Morrow County.

See an interactive map of Richland County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

LDS Cemetery Records
Vol. 21 page 26 - Pleasant Valley

Census

Church Records

Court Records

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

Military

  • Civil War
    Civil War service men from Richland County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Richland County.
- 1st Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Company I, also known as the Mansfield Guards
- 1st Independent Battery, Ohio Light Artillery, a battery is like a company in an artillery regiment.
- 102nd Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Companies C, D, and E

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

Richland County Courthouse
50 Park Ave East
Mansfield, OH 44902
Phone: 419.884.0278

Clerk Court has divorce and court records from 1815;
Probate Judge has marriage and probate records;
County recorder has land records[2]

Family History Centers
Libraries

Mansfield-Richland County Public Library - Sherman Room (genealogy room)

Museums
Societies

Richland County Chapter, OGS 

Ohio Genealogical Society Library (west of Bellville)

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

Places

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

References

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