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{{Ohio-stub}}[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Ohio|Ohio]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] '''Scioto County'''
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Scioto County, Ohio#Death|Death]]'''</center>
 
| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Scioto County, Ohio#Census|Tax]]'''</center>
 
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*'''[[Scioto County, Ohio#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Scioto County, Ohio#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Scioto County, Ohio#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]''' <br>
 
*'''Parent counties'''&nbsp;
 
 
 
*{{PAGENAME}} '''residents''' may also have records in<br>'''Neighboring Counties:'''
 
 
 
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*[http://ohsweb.ohiohistory.org/death// Ohio Death Certificate Index 1913-1944]
 
*{{RecordSearch|1932106|Ohio, County Births, 1856-1909}} Index and Images
 
*{{RecordSearch|1614804|Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1994}} Index and Images (Incomplete)
 
*{{RecordSearch|1307272|Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1953}} Index and Images
 
*{{RecordSearch|1949341|Ohio, Death Index, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2007}}
 
 
 
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*[http://ohsweb.ohiohistory.org/ondp/index.php?title=Main_Page National Digital Newspaper Program In Ohio]
 
*{{RecordSearch|1680845|Ohio, Births and Christenings, 1821-1962}} Index only
 
*{{RecordSearch|1681001|Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1958}} Index only
 
*{{RecordSearch|1681000|Ohio Deaths and Burials, 1854-1997}} Index only
 
 
 
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=== Historical Facts  ===
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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*[http://www.sciotocountyohio.com/gov.htm Scioto County, Ohio]  
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*[http://web.archive.org/web/20041105125242/www.scioto.org/Scioto/catalogs/courthousecatalog.html Courthouse Information]
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*[http://www.sciotocountysanitary.us/history.htm History of Scioto County Courthouses]
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Scioto County, Ohio#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Scioto County, Ohio#Death|Death]]'''</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>1804</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1803<br></center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''*For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Scioto County, Ohio#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Scioto County, Ohio#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Scioto County, Ohio#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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== History  ==
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Adams County, Ohio|Adams]] County in 1803.<br>
 
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*'''County Seat: '''Portsmouth<br>&nbsp;
==== Parent County  ====
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*'''Neighboring Counties''': {{PAGENAME}}&nbsp;'''residents''' may also have records in <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Scioto County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scioto_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).</ref>[[Pike County, Ohio|Pike]] (north){{·}}[[Greenup County, Kentucky|Greenup County, Kentucky]] and [[Lewis County, Kentucky|Lewis County, Kentucky]] (south){{·}}[[Adams County, Ohio|Adams]] (west){{·}} [[Jackson County, Ohio|Jackson]] (northeast){{·}}[[Lawrence County, Ohio|Lawrence]] (southeast)
 
 
'''1803--'''Scioto County was created 24 March 1803&nbsp;from [[Adams County, Ohio|Adams]] County.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Portsmouth <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places / Localities  ==
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=== Resources ===
 
 
==== Populated Places ====
 
 
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scioto_County,_Ohio Scioto County, Ohio WikipediA]
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Register_of_Historic_Places_listings_in_Scioto_County,_Ohio National Register of Historic Places listings in Scioto County, Ohio]
 
*[http://www.sccogs.com/twphx.htm Scioto County Township History]
 
*[http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/OH/Scioto_County/ Scioto County, Ohio Histopolis], includes details, cemeteries, cities, townships.
 
*[http://www.placenames.com/us/39145/ppl/ Scioto County, Populated Places]
 
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Bible Records ====
  
*[[Adams County, Ohio|Adams]]
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==== Biography  ====
*[[Greenup County, Kentucky|Greenup County, Kentucky]]
 
*[[Jackson County, Ohio|Jackson]]
 
*[[Lawrence County, Ohio|Lawrence]]
 
*[[Lewis County, Kentucky|Lewis County, Kentucky]]
 
*[[Pike County, Ohio|Pike]]
 
  
== Resources ==
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==== Business Records and Commerce ====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*Many Directories for&nbsp;Scioto 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 their holdings, see {{FHL|448461|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
 
*Many Directories for&nbsp;Scioto 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 their holdings, see {{FHL|448461|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
  
==== Church  ====
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==== Church Records ====
  
 
*[http://web.archive.org/web/20041020034545/www.scioto.org/Scioto/catalogs/churchcatalog.html Church Records]  
 
*[http://web.archive.org/web/20041020034545/www.scioto.org/Scioto/catalogs/churchcatalog.html Church Records]  
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*[http://www.topozone.com/states/Ohio.asp?county=Scioto&feature=Church Topographic Map Church Features in Scioto County, Ohio]
 
*[http://www.topozone.com/states/Ohio.asp?county=Scioto&feature=Church Topographic Map Church Features in Scioto County, Ohio]
  
==== Court  ====
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==== Court Records ====
  
 
*[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/OH_Scioto.htm Scioto County, Ohio Free Public Records Directory]  
 
*[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/OH_Scioto.htm Scioto County, Ohio Free Public Records Directory]  
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*[http://www.sciotocountycpcourt.org/ Scioto County Clerk of Common Pleas Court]  
 
*[http://www.sciotocountycpcourt.org/ Scioto County Clerk of Common Pleas Court]  
 
*Many Court Records for Scioto 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 their holdings, see {{FHL|350946|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
 
*Many Court Records for Scioto 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 their holdings, see {{FHL|350946|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
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==== Emigration and Immigration  ====
  
 
==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups  ====
 
==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups  ====
 
===== Germans  =====
 
  
 
==== Funeral Homes  ====
 
==== Funeral Homes  ====
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*[http://www.webfh.com/fh/obituaries/home.cfm?&fh_id=11412 Swick-Bussa-Chamberlin Funeral Home]
 
*[http://www.webfh.com/fh/obituaries/home.cfm?&fh_id=11412 Swick-Bussa-Chamberlin Funeral Home]
  
==== Land ====
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==== Gazetteers  ====
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==== Genealogy ====
  
*[http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/PatentSearch/Default.asp? Land Patent Search]
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==== History ====
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/oh/scioto/land-index.html Bureau of Land Management Database]
 
*Many Land Records for Scioto 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 their holdings, see {{FHL|486990|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
 
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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*[http://www.google.com/archivesearch?q=%22scioto+County+Ohio%22+history&hl=en&um=1&ie=UTF-8&scoring=t&ei=hL3rSpusOomqtgP1mJzXCA&sa=X&oi=timeline_result&ct=title&resnum=11&ved=0CC4Q5wIwCg Scioto County Ohio History]  
 
*[http://www.google.com/archivesearch?q=%22scioto+County+Ohio%22+history&hl=en&um=1&ie=UTF-8&scoring=t&ei=hL3rSpusOomqtgP1mJzXCA&sa=X&oi=timeline_result&ct=title&resnum=11&ved=0CC4Q5wIwCg Scioto County Ohio History]  
 
*Many Histories for Scioto 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 their holdings, see {{FHL|426643|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
 
*Many Histories for Scioto 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 their holdings, see {{FHL|426643|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
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==== Land and Property  ====
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*[http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/PatentSearch/Default.asp? Land Patent Search]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/oh/scioto/land-index.html Bureau of Land Management Database]
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*Many Land Records for Scioto 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 their holdings, see {{FHL|486990|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*[http://theoldentimes.com/index.html Historic Newspapers Online]  
 
*[http://theoldentimes.com/index.html Historic Newspapers Online]  
 
*Many Newspapers for Scioto 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 their holdings, see {{FHL|826299|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
 
*Many Newspapers for Scioto 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 their holdings, see {{FHL|826299|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
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==== Obituaries  ====
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==== Periodicals  ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
  
 
*Many Probate Records for Scioto 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 their holdings, see {{FHL|349046|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
 
*Many Probate Records for Scioto 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 their holdings, see {{FHL|349046|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
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==== Public Records  ====
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===== Courthouse  =====
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[http://www.sciotocountyohio.com/ Scioto County Courthouse]<br> 602 7th Street<br> Portsmouth, OH 45662-3948<br> Phone: 740.355.8313 <br><br>Clerk Court has divorce and court records from 1817; <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), Scioto 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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*[http://www.sciotocountyohio.com/gov.htm Scioto County, Ohio]
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*[http://web.archive.org/web/20041105125242/www.scioto.org/Scioto/catalogs/courthousecatalog.html Courthouse Information]
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*[http://www.sciotocountysanitary.us/history.htm History of Scioto County Courthouses]
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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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*[http://www.yourppl.org/frontpage/ Portsmouth Public Libarary]
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===== Museums  =====
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===== Societies  =====
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*[http://www.sccogs.com/index.htm Scioto County Chapter, OGS]
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*[http://www.ohiohistory.org/index.html Ohio Historical Society]
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*[http://catholicrecordsociety.org/ Catholic Record Society of the Diocese of Columbus]
  
 
==== Schools  ====
 
==== Schools  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
*[http://theusgenweb.org/oh/scioto/birth.html Scioto County, Ohio Birth Records]  
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*[http://theusgenweb.org/oh/scioto/birth.html Scioto County, Ohio Birth Records]
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===== Marriage  =====
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*[http://web.archive.org/web/20041020014006/www.scioto.org/Scioto/catalogs/marriagecatalog.html Marriage Records 1800-1900, 1901-1945 Misc.]
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*[http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/indexinfo.aspx?utm_source=gan&utm_medium=gan&utm_content=k160710&utm_campaign=gan&ix=gpc0806311703_carynrfshoemakerandbettyjsrudity1887 Marriage Records of Scioto County, Ohio, 1803-1860] $
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=BookList&dbid=49253&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 Marriage Records of Scioto County, Ohio, 1803-1860] $
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*[http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5194&cj=1&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 Ohio Marriages, 1803-1900] $
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===== Death  =====
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*[http://theusgenweb.org/oh/scioto/death.html Scioto County, Ohio Death Records]  
 
*[http://theusgenweb.org/oh/scioto/death.html Scioto County, Ohio Death Records]  
 
*'''[[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.  
 
*'''[[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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*[http://web.archive.org/web/20041010222259/www.scioto.org/Scioto/catalogs/deathcatalog.html Death Information]  
 
*[http://web.archive.org/web/20041010222259/www.scioto.org/Scioto/catalogs/deathcatalog.html Death Information]  
 
*[http://web.archive.org/web/20041009204557/www.scioto.org/Scioto/Death/WLP/introduction.html Death Records of Scioto County 1803-1860]  
 
*[http://web.archive.org/web/20041009204557/www.scioto.org/Scioto/Death/WLP/introduction.html Death Records of Scioto County 1803-1860]  
*[http://ohiogenealogyguide.com/deaths_obits.htm Ohio Death Records and Obituaries]  
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*[http://ohiogenealogyguide.com/deaths_obits.htm Ohio Death Records and Obituaries]
*[http://theusgenweb.org/oh/scioto/divorce.html Scioto County, Ohio Divorce Information]
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*[http://web.archive.org/web/20041020014006/www.scioto.org/Scioto/catalogs/marriagecatalog.html Marriage Records 1800-1900, 1901-1945 Misc.]
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===== Divorce  =====
*[http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/indexinfo.aspx?utm_source=gan&utm_medium=gan&utm_content=k160710&utm_campaign=gan&ix=gpc0806311703_carynrfshoemakerandbettyjsrudity1887 Marriage Records of Scioto County, Ohio, 1803-1860] $
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=BookList&dbid=49253&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 Marriage Records of Scioto County, Ohio, 1803-1860] $
 
*[http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5194&cj=1&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 Ohio Marriages, 1803-1900] $
 
*[http://opengen.net/usa/states/ohio Ohio Vital Record Batch Numbers by County]
 
*Many Vital Records for Scioto 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 their holdings, see {{FHL|349045|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
 
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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*[http://theusgenweb.org/oh/scioto/divorce.html Scioto County, Ohio Divorce Information]
  
*[http://www.sccogs.com/index.htm Scioto County Chapter, OGS]
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===== General  =====
*[http://www.ohiohistory.org/index.html Ohio Historical Society]
 
*[http://www.yourppl.org/frontpage/ Portsmouth Public Libarary]
 
*[http://catholicrecordsociety.org/ Catholic Record Society of the Diocese of Columbus]
 
  
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[http://opengen.net/usa/states/ohio Ohio Vital Record Batch Numbers by County]
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*Many Vital Records for Scioto 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 their holdings, see {{FHL|349045|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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== Web Sites  ==
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=== Web Sites  ===
  
 
*[http://usgwarchives.org/oh/scioto.htm USGenWeb] project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*[http://usgwarchives.org/oh/scioto.htm USGenWeb] project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
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*[http://www.progenealogists.com/genealogyohio.htm Ohio Genealogy Databases, Progenealogist]
 
*[http://www.progenealogists.com/genealogyohio.htm Ohio Genealogy Databases, Progenealogist]
  
== References  ==
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=== Places  ===
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==== Populated Places  ====
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scioto_County,_Ohio Scioto County, Ohio WikipediA]
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Register_of_Historic_Places_listings_in_Scioto_County,_Ohio National Register of Historic Places listings in Scioto County, Ohio]
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*[http://www.sccogs.com/twphx.htm Scioto County Township History]
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*[http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/OH/Scioto_County/ Scioto County, Ohio Histopolis], includes details, cemeteries, cities, townships.
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*[http://www.placenames.com/us/39145/ppl/ Scioto County, Populated Places]
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Adams County, Ohio|Adams]]
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*[[Greenup County, Kentucky|Greenup County, Kentucky]]
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*[[Jackson County, Ohio|Jackson]]
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*[[Lawrence County, Ohio|Lawrence]]
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*[[Lewis County, Kentucky|Lewis County, Kentucky]]
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*[[Pike County, Ohio|Pike]]
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=== References  ===
  
 
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Revision as of 22:18, 27 September 2012

Hand and keyboard.jpg Ohio
Online Records


Scioto County, Ohio
Map
Boundary map of Scioto County, Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Courthouse
Scioto County, Ohio Courthouse.jpg
Address Scioto County Courthouse
607 7th St.
Portsmouth, Ohio 45662-3948
Scioto County Website
United States go to Ohio go to Scioto County

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1856
1804
1856

1803
1810
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Scioto County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

Census and Directories

Church Records

Court Records

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Funeral Homes

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Local Histories

Land and Property

Maps

Military

  • General
    Many Military Records for Scioto 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 their holdings, see topic details.
-Scioto County, Ohio Military Records
  • Civil War
    Civil War service men from Scioto 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 Scioto County.
- 1st Regiment, Ohio Heavy Artillery,  Companies A, D, and F
- 1st Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Company G, also known as the Portsmouth Guards


-Civil War Reserach Database $
-8th Independent Company Ohio Volunteer Sharp Shooters
-91st Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry Field and Staff
-"Final Roll Call" First Ohio Light Artillery, Battery L
-Fifth Independent Ohio Sharpshooters


Naturalization and Citizenship

  • Many Naturalization and Citizenship Records for Scioto 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 their holdings, see topic details.

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

  • Many Probate Records for Scioto 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 their holdings, see topic details.

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

Scioto County Courthouse
602 7th Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662-3948
Phone: 740.355.8313

Clerk Court has divorce and court records from 1817;
Probate Judge has marriage and probate records;
County Recorder has land records[2]

Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
Societies

Schools

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death
Divorce
General


Web Sites

Places

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

References

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