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=== Scioto County, Ohio Record Dates===
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===Scioto County, Ohio Record Dates===
 
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| bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="7" | <center>'''Known Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Scioto County, Ohio. Page 540-547 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}; Alice Eichholz, ed. Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources, Third ed. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 531-533.</ref></center>
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| colspan="7" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" |<center>'''Known Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Scioto County, Ohio. Page 540-547 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}; Alice Eichholz, ed. Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources, Third ed. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 531-533.</ref></center>
 
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Scioto County, Ohio Genealogy#Birth|Birth*]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" |'''[[Scioto County, Ohio Genealogy#Birth|Birth*]]'''
| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Scioto County, Ohio Genealogy#Marriage|Marriage]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" |'''[[Scioto County, Ohio Genealogy#Marriage|Marriage]]'''
| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Scioto County, Ohio Genealogy#Death|Death*]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" |'''[[Scioto County, Ohio Genealogy#Death|Death*]]'''
| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Scioto County, Ohio Genealogy#Court Records|Court]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" |'''[[Scioto County, Ohio Genealogy#Court Records|Court]]'''
| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Scioto County, Ohio Genealogy#Land and Property Records|Land]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" |'''[[Scioto County, Ohio Genealogy#Land and Property Records|Land]]'''
| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Scioto County, Ohio Genealogy#Probate Records|Probate]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" |'''[[Scioto County, Ohio Genealogy#Probate Records|Probate]]'''
| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Scioto County, Ohio Genealogy#Census Records|Census]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" |'''[[Scioto County, Ohio Genealogy#Census Records|Census]]'''
 
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| colspan="7"| <center>Statewide registration for births and deaths started in 1908. General compliance year is unknown.</center>
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| colspan="7" |<center>Statewide registration for births and deaths started in 1908. General compliance year is unknown.</center>
 
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Adams County, Ohio Genealogy|Adams]] County in 1803.<br>  
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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Adams County, Ohio Genealogy|Adams]] County in 1803.<br>
*'''County Seat: '''Portsmouth<br>&nbsp;  
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*'''County Seat: '''Portsmouth<br>&nbsp;
  
==== Description ====
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====Description====
  
 
The county was named for an Indian word referring to deer or deer-hunting. It's county seat is Portsmouth and was founded March 24, 1803.  It is located in the Southcentral area of the state.<ref>Genealogy Trails History Group, “Scioto County, Ohio Genealogy and History”, http://genealogytrails.com/ohio/scioto/ accessed 2/27/2017.</ref>
 
The county was named for an Indian word referring to deer or deer-hunting. It's county seat is Portsmouth and was founded March 24, 1803.  It is located in the Southcentral area of the state.<ref>Genealogy Trails History Group, “Scioto County, Ohio Genealogy and History”, http://genealogytrails.com/ohio/scioto/ accessed 2/27/2017.</ref>
  
==== Populated Places ====
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====Populated Places====
 
For a complete list of populated places, including small neighborhoods and suburbs, visit [https://ohio.hometownlocator.com/counties/cities,cfips,145,c,scioto.cfm Hometown Locator].
 
For a complete list of populated places, including small neighborhoods and suburbs, visit [https://ohio.hometownlocator.com/counties/cities,cfips,145,c,scioto.cfm Hometown Locator].
 
The following are the most historically and genealogically relevant populated places in this county:
 
The following are the most historically and genealogically relevant populated places in this county:
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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://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scioto_County,_Ohio Scioto County, Ohio WikipediA]
*[http://www.sccogs.com/twphx.htm Scioto County Township History]  
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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]
*[http://www.histopolis.com/Place/US/OH/Scioto_County/ Scioto County, Ohio Histopolis], includes details, cemeteries, cities, townships.  
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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.
 
*[http://www.placenames.com/us/39145/ppl/ Scioto County, Populated Places]
 
*[http://www.placenames.com/us/39145/ppl/ Scioto County, Populated Places]
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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====Neighboring Counties====
 
[[Adams County, Ohio Genealogy|Adams County]] {{•}}
 
[[Adams County, Ohio Genealogy|Adams County]] {{•}}
 
[[Pike County, Ohio Genealogy|Pike County]] {{•}}
 
[[Pike County, Ohio Genealogy|Pike County]] {{•}}
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[[Lewis County, Kentucky Genealogy|Lewis County, Kentucky]]
 
[[Lewis County, Kentucky Genealogy|Lewis County, Kentucky]]
  
==== Boundary Changes ====
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====Boundary Changes====
 
For animated maps illustrating Ohio county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/ohio/ "Rotating Formation Ohio County Boundary Maps"] (1788-1940) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.  
 
For animated maps illustrating Ohio county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/ohio/ "Rotating Formation Ohio County Boundary Maps"] (1788-1940) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.  
  
==== Record Loss ====
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====Record Loss====
 
There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
 
There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
  
=== Resources ===
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===Resources===
  
==== Bible Records ====
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====Bible Records====
  
==== Biography ====
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====Biography====
  
==== Business Records and Commerce ====
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====Business Records and Commerce====
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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====Cemeteries====
  
 
Cemetery records often reveal birth, marriage, death, relationship, military, and religious information.
 
Cemetery records often reveal birth, marriage, death, relationship, military, and religious information.
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| width="31%" bgcolor="#ffff99" align="center" |'''Online Grave Transcripts'''
| width="31%" bgcolor="#dbbff7" align="center" | '''Published Grave Transcripts'''  
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| width="31%" bgcolor="#dbbff7" align="center" |'''Published Grave Transcripts'''
| bgcolor="#dbeadc" align="center" | '''County Cemetery Directories'''
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[https://www.findagrave.com/memorial Findagrave.com]  
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[https://www.findagrave.com/memorial Findagrave.com]
| bgcolor="#eddffb" | {{FHL|404370|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}  
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[https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery-browse/USA/Ohio/Scioto-County?id=county_2112 Findagrave.com]  
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[https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery-browse/USA/Ohio/Scioto-County?id=county_2112 Findagrave.com]
 
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[http://www.interment.net/us/oh/scioto.htm Interment.net]  
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[http://www.interment.net/us/oh/scioto.htm Interment.net]
| bgcolor="#eddffb" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3ACemeteries+Ohio+Scioto+County.&qt=hot_subject WorldCat]  
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| bgcolor="#eddffb" |[http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3ACemeteries+Ohio+Scioto+County.&qt=hot_subject WorldCat]
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[http://www.namesinstone.com/CemeteryList.aspx Names in Stone]  
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[http://www.namesinstone.com/CemeteryList.aspx Names in Stone]
 
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[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/ohio/scioto.htm USGW Tombstones]  
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[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/ohio/scioto.htm USGW Tombstones]
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[https://billiongraves.com/search/cemetery Billion Graves]
 
[https://billiongraves.com/search/cemetery Billion Graves]
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | [https://billiongraves.com/search# Billion Graves]  
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" |[https://billiongraves.com/search# Billion Graves]
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[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=17433&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=49&stateAbbv=&stateName= Epodunk]
 
[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=17433&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=49&stateAbbv=&stateName= Epodunk]
  
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | [http://theusgenweb.org/oh/scioto/cemeteries.html OHGenWeb]  
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" |[http://theusgenweb.org/oh/scioto/cemeteries.html OHGenWeb]
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/oh/tombpics/scioto/sciotoco.htm OHGenWeb Tombstone Photos]  
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" |[http://www.usgwarchives.net/oh/tombpics/scioto/sciotoco.htm OHGenWeb Tombstone Photos]
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[http://ohiogravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=73 Ohio Gravestones]  
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[http://ohiogravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=73 Ohio Gravestones]
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| colspan="3" bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |See [[Ohio Cemeteries| Ohio Cemeteries]] for more information.
 
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*[http://www.idreamof.com/cemetery/oh/scioto.html Scioto County Ohio Cemeteries] I Dream of Genealogy
 
*[http://www.idreamof.com/cemetery/oh/scioto.html Scioto County Ohio Cemeteries] I Dream of Genealogy
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OH/Scioto/cem/ Linkpendium Cemeteries]
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OH/Scioto/cem/ Linkpendium Cemeteries]
 
*Many Cemetery 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|404370|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
 
*Many Cemetery 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|404370|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
  
==== Census and Directories ====
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====Census and Directories====
  
*[http://www.census-online.com/links/OH/Scioto/ Scioto County, Ohio links to Online Census Records]  
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*[http://www.census-online.com/links/OH/Scioto/ Scioto County, Ohio links to Online Census Records]
*[http://web.archive.org/web/20041020032924/www.scioto.org/Scioto/catalogs/censuscatalog.html Scioto County, Ohio Census]  
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*[http://web.archive.org/web/20041020032924/www.scioto.org/Scioto/catalogs/censuscatalog.html Scioto County, Ohio Census]
*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=7734&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 1820 United States Federal Census] $  
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=7734&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 1820 United States Federal Census] $
*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8058&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 1830 United States Federal Census] $  
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8058&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 1830 United States Federal Census] $
*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8057&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 1840 United States Federal Census] $  
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8057&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 1840 United States Federal Census] $
*[http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=8756&cj=1&path=Ohio.Scioto&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 U. S. Fedreral Census Mortality Schedules, 1850-1880] $  
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=8756&cj=1&path=Ohio.Scioto&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 U. S. Fedreral Census Mortality Schedules, 1850-1880] $
*[https://www.familysearch.org/#r=0;p=allCollections United States Census (Mortality Schedule), 1850]  
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/#r=0;p=allCollections United States Census (Mortality Schedule), 1850]
*[https://www.familysearch.org/#c=1401638;p=collectionDetails United States Census, 1850]  
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/#c=1401638;p=collectionDetails United States Census, 1850]
*[[United States Census 1850]]  
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*[[United States Census 1850]]
*[https://www.familysearch.org/#c=1473181;p=collectionDetails United States Census, 1860]  
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/#c=1473181;p=collectionDetails United States Census, 1860]
*[https://www.familysearch.org/#c=1438024;p=collectionDetails 1860 United States Federal Census]  
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/#c=1438024;p=collectionDetails 1860 United States Federal Census]
*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=7667&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 1860 United States Federal Census] $  
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=7667&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 1860 United States Federal Census] $
*[https://www.familysearch.org/#c=1438024;p=collectionDetails United States Census, 1870]  
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/#c=1438024;p=collectionDetails United States Census, 1870]
*[[United States Census 1870]]  
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*[[United States Census 1870]]
*[https://www.familysearch.org/#c=1417683;p=collectionDetails United States Census, 1880] (Index only)  
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/#c=1417683;p=collectionDetails United States Census, 1880] (Index only)
*[[United States Census 1880]]  
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*[[United States Census 1880]]
*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=6742&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 1880 United States Federal Census] $  
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=6742&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 1880 United States Federal Census] $
*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8667&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 1890 Veterans Schedule]&nbsp;$  
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8667&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 1890 Veterans Schedule]&nbsp;$
*[https://www.familysearch.org/#c=1325221;p=collectionDetails United States Census, 1900]  
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/#c=1325221;p=collectionDetails United States Census, 1900]
*[[United States Census 1900]]  
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*[[United States Census 1900]]
*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=7884&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 1910 United States Federal Census] $  
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=7884&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 1910 United States Federal Census] $
*[https://www.familysearch.org/#c=1488411;p=collectionDetails United States Census, 1920 ](No images)  
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/#c=1488411;p=collectionDetails United States Census, 1920] (No images)
*[[United States Census 1920]]  
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*[[United States Census 1920]]
*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=6061&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 1920 United States Federal Census] $  
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=6061&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 1920 United States Federal Census] $
*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8851&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 1930 Census of Merchant Seamen] $  
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8851&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 1930 Census of Merchant Seamen] $
*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=6224&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 1930 United States Federal Census] $  
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=6224&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 1930 United States Federal Census] $
*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=1241&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 U. S. Native American Enrollment Cards for the Five Civilized Tribes, 1898-1914]  
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=1241&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 U. S. Native American Enrollment Cards for the Five Civilized Tribes, 1898-1914]
 
*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 Records ====
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====Church Records====
  
 
{{OH Church Intro}}  
 
{{OH Church Intro}}  
  
*[http://web.archive.org/web/20041020034545/www.scioto.org/Scioto/catalogs/churchcatalog.html Church Records]  
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*[http://web.archive.org/web/20041020034545/www.scioto.org/Scioto/catalogs/churchcatalog.html Church Records]
*[http://ohio.hometownlocator.com/features/cultural,class,church,scfips,39145.cfm Scioto County, Ohio Churches]  
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*[http://ohio.hometownlocator.com/features/cultural,class,church,scfips,39145.cfm Scioto County, Ohio Churches]
 
*[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]
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*[http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=scioto+county+Ohio+church+records&qt=results_page WorldCat] (For instructions see [[WorldCat Online Catalog]]).
 
*[http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=scioto+county+Ohio+church+records&qt=results_page WorldCat] (For instructions see [[WorldCat Online Catalog]]).
  
==== Court Records ====
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====Court Records====
  
*[http://www.pmcourt.org/ Portsmouth Municipal Court]  
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*[http://www.pmcourt.org/ Portsmouth Municipal Court]
*[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/OH_Scioto.htm Scioto County, Ohio Free Public Records Directory]  
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*[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/OH_Scioto.htm Scioto County, Ohio Free Public Records Directory]
*[http://www.courtreference.com/Scioto-County-Ohio-Courts.htm Scioto County, Ohio Court Directory]  
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*[http://www.courtreference.com/Scioto-County-Ohio-Courts.htm Scioto County, Ohio Court Directory]
*[http://www.sciotocountycpcourt.org/ Scioto County Clerk of Common Pleas Court]  
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*[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}}.
  
==== Emigration and Immigration ====
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====Emigration and Immigration====
  
==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups ====
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====Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups====
  
===== Political Groups =====
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=====Political Groups=====
* [http://sciotocountygop.com/ Scioto County Republican Party]
 
* [https://www.sciotocountydems.org/ Scioto County Democratic Party]
 
  
===== Religious Groups =====
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*[http://sciotocountygop.com/ Scioto County Republican Party]
* [https://www.sciotocatholic.org/ Scioto County Catholic Organizations]
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*[https://www.sciotocountydems.org/ Scioto County Democratic Party]
  
==== Funeral Homes  ====
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=====Religious Groups=====
  
*[http://freepages.rootsweb.com/~obitsindex/genealogy/obits_oh_scio_01.htm Obituary Index ]Scioto County, Ohio  
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*[https://www.sciotocatholic.org/ Scioto County Catholic Organizations]
*[https://www.adkinsbrantfuneralhome.com/listings Adkins Family Funeral Home]  
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*[https://www.botkinhornbackfuneralhomes.com/obits Botkin-Hornback Funeral Home]  
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====Funeral Homes====
*[https://www.brantfuneralservice.com/listings Brant Funeral Home]  
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*[https://www.legacy.com/funeral-homes/ohio/portsmouth/f-c-daehler-mortuary-company/fh-22533 F.C. Daehler Mortuary Company]  
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*[http://freepages.rootsweb.com/~obitsindex/genealogy/obits_oh_scio_01.htm Obituary Index] Scioto County, Ohio
*[http://www.harrison-pyles.com/obituaries.cfm Harrison-Pyles Funeral Home]  
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*[https://www.adkinsbrantfuneralhome.com/listings Adkins Family Funeral Home]
*[https://www.legacy.com/funeral-homes/ohio/lucasville/mckinley-funeral-home/fh-27779 McKinley Funeral Home]  
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*[https://www.botkinhornbackfuneralhomes.com/obits Botkin-Hornback Funeral Home]
*[https://www.melcherfuneralhome.com/listings Melcher Funeral Home]  
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*[https://www.brantfuneralservice.com/listings Brant Funeral Home]
*[https://www.ralphfscott.com/listings Ralph F. Scott Funeral Home]  
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*[https://www.legacy.com/funeral-homes/ohio/portsmouth/f-c-daehler-mortuary-company/fh-22533 F.C. Daehler Mortuary Company]
*[https://www.rogerwdavisfuneralhome.com/listings Roger W. Davis Funeral Home]  
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*[http://www.harrison-pyles.com/obituaries.cfm Harrison-Pyles Funeral Home]
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*[https://www.legacy.com/funeral-homes/ohio/lucasville/mckinley-funeral-home/fh-27779 McKinley Funeral Home]
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*[https://www.melcherfuneralhome.com/listings Melcher Funeral Home]
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*[https://www.ralphfscott.com/listings Ralph F. Scott Funeral Home]
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*[https://www.rogerwdavisfuneralhome.com/listings Roger W. Davis Funeral Home]
 
*[https://www.wolfenelsonfuneralhome.com/ Wolfe-Nelson Funeral Home]
 
*[https://www.wolfenelsonfuneralhome.com/ Wolfe-Nelson Funeral Home]
  
==== Gazetteers ====
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====Gazetteers====
  
==== Genealogy ====
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====Genealogy====
* [http://sccogs.com/ Scioto County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society]
 
  
==== History ====
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*[http://sccogs.com/ Scioto County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society]
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====History====
  
 
{{OH History}}
 
{{OH History}}
  
===== Local Histories =====
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=====Local Histories=====
  
 
:*Keyes, James, ''Pioneers of Scioto County: Being a Short Biographical Sketch of Some of the First Settlers of Scioto County, Ohio,'' (Portsmouth, Ohio: J. Keyes, 1880). Digital copy at [http://books.google.com/books?id=l98yAQAAMAAJ Google Books] {{FHL|629236|item|disp=FHL book 977.187 D3k}}
 
:*Keyes, James, ''Pioneers of Scioto County: Being a Short Biographical Sketch of Some of the First Settlers of Scioto County, Ohio,'' (Portsmouth, Ohio: J. Keyes, 1880). Digital copy at [http://books.google.com/books?id=l98yAQAAMAAJ Google Books] {{FHL|629236|item|disp=FHL book 977.187 D3k}}
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:*Portsmouth Area Recognition Society, ''A History of Scioto County, Ohio: A Narrative Account of Its Beginning, Its Development, and Its People,'' (Portsmouth, Ohio: Portsmouth Area Recognition Society, 1986). {{FHL|625329|item|disp=FHL book 977.187 H2h}}
 
:*Portsmouth Area Recognition Society, ''A History of Scioto County, Ohio: A Narrative Account of Its Beginning, Its Development, and Its People,'' (Portsmouth, Ohio: Portsmouth Area Recognition Society, 1986). {{FHL|625329|item|disp=FHL book 977.187 H2h}}
  
*[http://sccogs.com/?page_id=54 Family History Holdings of SCCOGS], Pioneer Applications.  
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*[http://sccogs.com/?page_id=54 Family History Holdings of SCCOGS], Pioneer Applications.
*[http://web.archive.org/web/20041020025502/www.scioto.org/Scioto/catalogs/biocatalog.html Biographies]  
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*[http://web.archive.org/web/20041020025502/www.scioto.org/Scioto/catalogs/biocatalog.html Biographies]
*[http://web.archive.org/web/20040813114215/www.scioto.org/Scioto/catalogs/articlescatalog.html Articles and Stories]  
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*[http://web.archive.org/web/20040813114215/www.scioto.org/Scioto/catalogs/articlescatalog.html Articles and Stories]
 
*[http://www.portsmouthoh.org/about/history Portsmouth, Ohio]
 
*[http://www.portsmouthoh.org/about/history Portsmouth, Ohio]
  
==== Land and Property ====
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====Land and Property====
  
 
{{OH Land}}  
 
{{OH Land}}  
  
*[http://www.sciotocountyauditor.org/ Scioto County Auditor]  
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*[http://www.sciotocountyauditor.org/ Scioto County Auditor]
*[https://www.sciotocountyengineer.org/oneview/ Scioto County Engineer GIS]  
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*[https://www.sciotocountyengineer.org/oneview/ Scioto County Engineer GIS]
*[http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/search/default.aspxDefault.asp? Land Patent Search]  
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*[http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/search/default.aspxDefault.asp? Land Patent Search]
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/oh/scioto/land-index.html Bureau of Land Management Database]  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/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}}.
 
*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}}.
 
{{Template:OH Land and Property Other Repositories|Scioto|486990}}
 
{{Template:OH Land and Property Other Repositories|Scioto|486990}}
  
==== Maps ====
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====Maps====
 
{{OH Neighboring Counties Intro|county={{OH Scioto  County}}}}  
 
{{OH Neighboring Counties Intro|county={{OH Scioto  County}}}}  
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/ohio/ Maps of Ohio (1788-1940)]
 
*[http://www.mapofus.org/ohio/ Maps of Ohio (1788-1940)]
*[http://web.archive.org/web/20040915074843/www.scioto.org/Scioto/Locations/neighborhood.html Scioto County And Its Neighbors]  
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*[http://web.archive.org/web/20040915074843/www.scioto.org/Scioto/Locations/neighborhood.html Scioto County And Its Neighbors]
*[http://www.livgenmi.com/1895/OH/County/scioto.htm 1895 Scioto County Ohio U. S. Atlas]  
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*[http://www.livgenmi.com/1895/OH/County/scioto.htm 1895 Scioto County Ohio U. S. Atlas]
*[http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Map_of_Scioto_County_Ohio_With_Municipal_and_Township_Labels.PNG Map of Scioto County Ohio With Municipal and Township Labels]  
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*[http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Map_of_Scioto_County_Ohio_With_Municipal_and_Township_Labels.PNG Map of Scioto County Ohio With Municipal and Township Labels]
*[http://www.ohiohistorycentral.org/entry-images.php?rec=2010 Scioto County Map]  
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*[http://www.ohiohistorycentral.org/entry-images.php?rec=2010 Scioto County Map]
*[http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Maps_of_Scioto_County,_Ohio Maps of Scioto County, Ohio]  
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*[http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Category:Maps_of_Scioto_County,_Ohio Maps of Scioto County, Ohio]
 
*Many Maps 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|418562|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
 
*Many Maps 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|418562|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
  
==== Military ====
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====Military====
  
 
=====General=====
 
=====General=====
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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.
 
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|1st Regiment, Ohio Heavy Artillery]],&nbsp;&nbsp;Companies A, D, and F  
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:- [[1st Regiment, Ohio Heavy Artillery|1st Regiment, Ohio Heavy Artillery]],&nbsp;&nbsp;Companies A, D, and F
 
:- [[1st Regiment, Ohio Infantry|1st Regiment, Ohio Infantry]], Company G, also known as the Portsmouth Guards
 
:- [[1st Regiment, Ohio Infantry|1st Regiment, Ohio Infantry]], Company G, also known as the Portsmouth Guards
 
:- [[56th Regiment, Ohio Infantry|56th Regiment, Ohio Infantry]], Companies B, C, D, F, G, H, and K
 
:- [[56th Regiment, Ohio Infantry|56th Regiment, Ohio Infantry]], Companies B, C, D, F, G, H, and K
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=====World War I=====
 
=====World War I=====
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*'''1914-1919''' - {{RecordSearch|3010045|Ohio, World War I Statement of Service Cards, 1914-1919}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
 
*'''1914-1919''' - {{RecordSearch|3010045|Ohio, World War I Statement of Service Cards, 1914-1919}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
 
*'''1914-1918''' - {{RecordSearch|3029263|Ohio, World War I, Enrollment Cards, 1914-1918}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
 
*'''1914-1918''' - {{RecordSearch|3029263|Ohio, World War I, Enrollment Cards, 1914-1918}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1917-1918''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=6482&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918] $ <br>
 
*'''1917-1918''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=6482&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918] $ <br>
  
=====World War II =====
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=====World War II=====
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/#c=1339071;s=waypointsOnly;w=0;p=waypoint United States, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942] <br>
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/#c=1339071;s=waypointsOnly;w=0;p=waypoint United States, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942] <br>
  
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*[http://web.archive.org/web/20041030014304/www.scioto.org/LSV/Military/Korea/POW-KIA-Korea-DNA.html U. S. Defense Prisoner of War/Missing Personnel Korean War] <br>-[http://theusgenweb.org/oh/scioto/military.html Scioto County, Ohio Military Resources]
 
*[http://web.archive.org/web/20041030014304/www.scioto.org/LSV/Military/Korea/POW-KIA-Korea-DNA.html U. S. Defense Prisoner of War/Missing Personnel Korean War] <br>-[http://theusgenweb.org/oh/scioto/military.html Scioto County, Ohio Military Resources]
  
==== Naturalization and Citizenship ====
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====Naturalization and Citizenship====
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*'''1800-1977''' - {{RecordSearch|1987615|Ohio, County Naturalization Records, 1800-1977}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
 
*'''1800-1977''' - {{RecordSearch|1987615|Ohio, County Naturalization Records, 1800-1977}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
 
*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 {{FHL|349047|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
 
*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 {{FHL|349047|subject-id|disp=topic details}}.
  
==== Newspapers ====
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====Newspapers====
* [https://www.portsmouth-dailytimes.com/ Portsmouth Daily Times]
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*[https://www.portsmouth-dailytimes.com/ Portsmouth Daily Times]
 
{{OHnewspapers|Scioto}} '''Online Newspapers'''<br>  
 
{{OHnewspapers|Scioto}} '''Online Newspapers'''<br>  
  
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'''Online Newspaper Abstracts'''<br>  
 
'''Online Newspaper Abstracts'''<br>  
  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/oh/scioto/obits-index.html Obituaries]  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/oh/scioto/obits-index.html Obituaries]
*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=Newspaper&dbid=51880&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 Portsmouth Daily Times (Portsmouth, Ohio)] $  
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=Newspaper&dbid=51880&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 Portsmouth Daily Times (Portsmouth, Ohio)] $
*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=Newspaper&dbid=8229&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 Portsmouth Times (Portsmouth, Ohio)&nbsp;]$  
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=Newspaper&dbid=8229&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 Portsmouth Times (Portsmouth, Ohio)&nbsp;]$
*[http://www.newspaperabstracts.com/index.php?action=displaycat&catid=2314 Newspapers Abstracts]  
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*[http://www.newspaperabstracts.com/index.php?action=displaycat&catid=2314 Newspapers Abstracts]
 
*[http://www.obitcentral.com/obitsearch/counties/oh-scioto.htm Obituary Search Engine Scioto County, Ohio]
 
*[http://www.obitcentral.com/obitsearch/counties/oh-scioto.htm Obituary Search Engine Scioto County, Ohio]
  
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*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}}.
  
==== Obituaries ====
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====Obituaries====
  
==== Periodicals ====
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====Periodicals====
  
==== Probate ====
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====Probate====
  
 
{{OH Probate Intro}}
 
{{OH Probate Intro}}
 
'''Online Probate Records'''
 
'''Online Probate Records'''
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*'''1786 - 1998''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8801 Ohio Wills and Probate Records 1786-1998] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images '''$'''
 
*'''1786 - 1998''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8801 Ohio Wills and Probate Records 1786-1998] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images '''$'''
 
*'''1789 - 1996''' {{RecordSearch|1992421|Ohio Probate Records 1789-1996}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — images
 
*'''1789 - 1996''' {{RecordSearch|1992421|Ohio Probate Records 1789-1996}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — images
*'''1790–1967''' - {{RecordSearch|1992421|Ohio, Probate Records, 1790-1967}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Historical Records] – free. This collection consists of probate records and estate files from county courthouses in Ohio. The content and time period varies by county, with more records being added as they become available. This Collection will include records from 1789 to 1996. Currently, (September 2012) the collection is only searchable by [[How to Navigate Browsable Images|browsing]] the images. A list of Fires that have destroyed records in the courthouses of several counties are listed on the [https://familysearch.org/wiki/en/Ohio_Probate_Records_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records) Record Description page].  
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*'''1790–1967''' - {{RecordSearch|1992421|Ohio, Probate Records, 1790-1967}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch Historical Records] – free. This collection consists of probate records and estate files from county courthouses in Ohio. The content and time period varies by county, with more records being added as they become available. This Collection will include records from 1789 to 1996. Currently, (September 2012) the collection is only searchable by [[How to Navigate Browsable Images|browsing]] the images. A list of Fires that have destroyed records in the courthouses of several counties are listed on the [https://familysearch.org/wiki/en/Ohio_Probate_Records_(FamilySearch_Historical_Records) Record Description page].
 
*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}}.
  
 
{{Template:OH Probate Repositories|Scioto}}
 
{{Template:OH Probate Repositories|Scioto}}
  
==== Public Records ====
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====Public Records====
  
==== Repositories ====
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====Repositories====
  
  
===== Courthouse =====
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=====Courthouse=====
  
 
[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>  
 
[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>  
  
*[http://www.sciotocountyohio.com/gov.htm Scioto County, Ohio]  
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*[http://www.sciotocountyohio.com/gov.htm Scioto County, Ohio]
*[http://web.archive.org/web/20041105125242/www.scioto.org/Scioto/catalogs/courthousecatalog.html Courthouse Information]  
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*[http://web.archive.org/web/20041105125242/www.scioto.org/Scioto/catalogs/courthousecatalog.html Courthouse Information]
 
*[http://www.sciotocountysanitary.us/history.htm History of Scioto County Courthouses]
 
*[http://www.sciotocountysanitary.us/history.htm History of Scioto County Courthouses]
  
===== Family History Centers =====
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=====Family History Centers=====
 
 
  
 
{{Family History Centers Intro}}  
 
{{Family History Centers Intro}}  
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For additional nearby Family History Centers, search online in the [http://www.familysearch.org/locations FHC directory]. Put your town name in the top search box.
 
For additional nearby Family History Centers, search online in the [http://www.familysearch.org/locations FHC directory]. Put your town name in the top search box.
  
===== Libraries =====
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=====Libraries=====
  
 
*[http://www.yourppl.org/frontpage/ Portsmouth Public Libarary]
 
*[http://www.yourppl.org/frontpage/ Portsmouth Public Libarary]
  
===== Museums =====
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=====Museums=====
  
===== Societies =====
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=====Societies=====
  
*[http://sccogs.com/ Scioto County Chapter, OGS]  
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*[http://sccogs.com/ Scioto County Chapter, OGS]
 
*[https://www.ohiohistory.org/ Ohio Historical Society]
 
*[https://www.ohiohistory.org/ Ohio Historical Society]
  
 
*[https://columbuscatholic.org/catholic-record-society Catholic Record Society of the Diocese of Columbus]
 
*[https://columbuscatholic.org/catholic-record-society Catholic Record Society of the Diocese of Columbus]
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*[http://www.wanderingappalachia.org Wandering Appalachia]
  
====== Online Genealogy Research Groups ======
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======Online Genealogy Research Groups======
  
 
*<br>
 
*<br>
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*[https://community.familysearch.org/s/group/0F93A000000LfVkSAK/us-and-canada-genealogy-research U.S. and Canada Genealogy Research] - FamilySearch Community group, must have a free FamilySearch account to join
 
*[https://community.familysearch.org/s/group/0F93A000000LfVkSAK/us-and-canada-genealogy-research U.S. and Canada Genealogy Research] - FamilySearch Community group, must have a free FamilySearch account to join
  
==== Schools ====
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====Schools====
  
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=8943&path=Ohio.Portsmouth.Portsmouth+High+School U. S. School Yearbooks Portsmouth High School, 1930] $
 
*[http://search.ancestry.com/Browse/list.aspx?dbid=8943&path=Ohio.Portsmouth.Portsmouth+High+School U. S. School Yearbooks Portsmouth High School, 1930] $
  
==== Taxation ====
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====Taxation====
  
 
{{OH Tax Intro}}  
 
{{OH Tax Intro}}  
  
 
*'''1800-1950''' - {{RecordSearch|1473259|Ohio Tax Records, 1800-1850}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
 
*'''1800-1950''' - {{RecordSearch|1473259|Ohio Tax Records, 1800-1850}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
*[http://web.archive.org/web/20041019222608/www.scioto.org/Scioto/Censuses/1807tax.html Index to Scioto County Tax Records Book-1807]  
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*[http://web.archive.org/web/20041019222608/www.scioto.org/Scioto/Censuses/1807tax.html Index to Scioto County Tax Records Book-1807]
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1473259 Ohio Tax Records, 1800-1850]
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1473259 Ohio Tax Records, 1800-1850]
  
 
{{Template:OH Tax Records Repositories|Scioto|514889}}
 
{{Template:OH Tax Records Repositories|Scioto|514889}}
  
==== Vital Records ====
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====Vital Records====
  
===== Birth =====
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=====Birth=====
  
 
Online Birth Indexes and Records  
 
Online Birth Indexes and Records  
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Original Birth Records on Microfilm
 
Original Birth Records on Microfilm
  
===== Marriage =====
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=====Marriage=====
  
 
Online Marriage Indexes and Records  
 
Online Marriage Indexes and Records  
  
 
*'''1789-2013''' - {{RecordSearch|1614804|Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] — index and images
 
*'''1789-2013''' - {{RecordSearch|1614804|Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] — index and images
*'''1800-1958''' - {{RecordSearch|1681001|Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1958}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch] — free; Index.  
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*'''1800-1958''' - {{RecordSearch|1681001|Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1958}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch] — free; Index.
 
*'''1800-1942''' - {{RecordSearch|2367319|Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1942}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
 
*'''1800-1942''' - {{RecordSearch|2367319|Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1942}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
  
*'''1800-1900, 1901-1945''' - [http://web.archive.org/web/20041020014006/www.scioto.org/Scioto/catalogs/marriagecatalog.html Marriage Records 1800-1900, 1901-1945 Misc.]  
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*'''1800-1900, 1901-1945''' - [http://web.archive.org/web/20041020014006/www.scioto.org/Scioto/catalogs/marriagecatalog.html Marriage Records 1800-1900, 1901-1945 Misc.]
*'''1803-1860''' - [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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*'''1803-1860''' - [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] $
*'''1803-1860''' - [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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*'''1803-1860''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=BookList&dbid=49253&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 Marriage Records of Scioto County, Ohio, 1803-1860] $
 
*'''1803-1900''' - [http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5194&cj=1&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 Ohio Marriages, 1803-1900] $
 
*'''1803-1900''' - [http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=5194&cj=1&o_xid=0001546952&o_lid=0001546952 Ohio Marriages, 1803-1900] $
  
 
Original Marriage Records on Microfilm
 
Original Marriage Records on Microfilm
  
===== Death =====
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=====Death=====
  
 
''Online Death Indexes and Records''  
 
''Online Death Indexes and Records''  
  
 
:*[http://theusgenweb.org/oh/scioto/death.html Scioto County, Ohio Death Records]
 
:*[http://theusgenweb.org/oh/scioto/death.html Scioto County, Ohio Death Records]
:*'''1803-1860''' - [http://web.archive.org/web/20041009204557/www.scioto.org/Scioto/Death/WLP/introduction.html Death Records of Scioto County 1803-1860]  
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:*'''1803-1860''' - [http://web.archive.org/web/20041009204557/www.scioto.org/Scioto/Death/WLP/introduction.html Death Records of Scioto County 1803-1860]
:*'''1840-2001''' - {{RecordSearch|2128172|Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images  
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:*'''1840-2001''' - {{RecordSearch|2128172|Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
:*'''1908-1953''' - [[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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:*'''1908-1953''' - [[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.
:*[http://ohsweb.ohiohistory.org/death// Ohio Death Certificate Index]  
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:*[http://ohsweb.ohiohistory.org/death// Ohio Death Certificate Index]
:*'''1908-1932, 1938-1944, 1958-2002''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=5763&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 Ohio Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2002] $  
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:*'''1908-1932, 1938-1944, 1958-2002''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=5763&offerid=0%3a7858%3a0 Ohio Deaths, 1908-1932, 1938-1944, and 1958-2002] $
:*[http://web.archive.org/web/20041010222259/www.scioto.org/Scioto/catalogs/deathcatalog.html Death Information]  
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:*[http://web.archive.org/web/20041010222259/www.scioto.org/Scioto/catalogs/deathcatalog.html Death Information]
 
:*[http://ohiogenealogyguide.com/deaths_obits.htm Ohio Death Records and Obituaries]
 
:*[http://ohiogenealogyguide.com/deaths_obits.htm Ohio Death Records and Obituaries]
  
 
''Original Death Records on Microfilm''
 
''Original Death Records on Microfilm''
  
===== Divorce =====
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*[http://theusgenweb.org/oh/scioto/divorce.html Scioto County, Ohio Divorce Information]
 
*[http://theusgenweb.org/oh/scioto/divorce.html Scioto County, Ohio Divorce Information]
  
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*[http://opengen.net/usa/states/ohio Ohio Vital Record Batch Numbers by County]  
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*[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}}.
 
*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}}.
  
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/ohio/scioto-county/ Scioto County, OH History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]  
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/ohio/scioto-county/ Scioto County, OH History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
*[http://ldsgenealogy.com/OH/Scioto-County.htm Scioto County OH Genealogy]  
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*[http://ldsgenealogy.com/OH/Scioto-County.htm Scioto County OH Genealogy]
*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/102354897055084945585 Ohio Genealogy Network Community on Google+]  
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*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/102354897055084945585 Ohio Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/219410844759934/ Ohio Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]  
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*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/219410844759934/ Ohio Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
*[http://usgwarchives.net/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://usgwarchives.net/oh/scioto.htm USGenWeb] project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
 
*{{FHL|Ohio%2C+Scioto|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|Ohio%2C+Scioto|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
  
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Latest revision as of 17:00, 8 January 2020

Guide to Scioto County, Ohio ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.


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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


Scioto County, Ohio Record Dates[edit | edit source]

Known Beginning Dates for Major County Records[1]
Birth* Marriage Death* Court Land Probate Census
1856 1804 1856 1817 1803 1810 1820
Statewide registration for births and deaths started in 1908. General compliance year is unknown.
  • Parent Counties: Formed from Adams County in 1803.
  • County Seat: Portsmouth
     

Description[edit | edit source]

The county was named for an Indian word referring to deer or deer-hunting. It's county seat is Portsmouth and was founded March 24, 1803. It is located in the Southcentral area of the state.[2]

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

For a complete list of populated places, including small neighborhoods and suburbs, visit Hometown Locator. The following are the most historically and genealogically relevant populated places in this county: [3]

Cities
Villages
Unincorporated communities
Census-designated places
Townships


Neighboring Counties[edit | edit source]

Adams County  • Pike County  • Jackson County  • Lawrence County  • Greenup County, Kentucky  • Lewis County, Kentucky

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

For animated maps illustrating Ohio county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Ohio County Boundary Maps" (1788-1940) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Resources[edit | edit source]

Bible Records[edit | edit source]

Biography[edit | edit source]

Business Records and Commerce[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Cemetery records often reveal birth, marriage, death, relationship, military, and religious information.

Online Grave Transcripts Published Grave Transcripts County Cemetery Directories

Findagrave.com

Family History Library

Findagrave.com

Interment.net

WorldCat

Names in Stone

USGW Tombstones

Billion Graves

Billion Graves

Epodunk

OHGenWeb
OHGenWeb Tombstone Photos

Ohio Gravestones

See Ohio Cemeteries for more information.

Census and Directories[edit | edit source]

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Ohio denominations, view the Ohio Church Records wiki page.


Finding Church Records at Other Repositories

Additional church records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Scioto County, Ohio Church Records in online catalogs like:

Court Records[edit | edit source]

Emigration and Immigration[edit | edit source]

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups[edit | edit source]

Political Groups[edit | edit source]
Religious Groups[edit | edit source]

Funeral Homes[edit | edit source]

Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

Genealogy[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

Local histories are available for Scioto County, Ohio Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Ohio Local Histories.

Local Histories[edit | edit source]
  • Keyes, James, Pioneers of Scioto County: Being a Short Biographical Sketch of Some of the First Settlers of Scioto County, Ohio, (Portsmouth, Ohio: J. Keyes, 1880). Digital copy at Google Books FHL book 977.187 D3k
  • Gargiulo, Barbara Keyser, Scioto County, Ohio: As Extracted From Henry Howe's Historical Collections of Ohio, (Milford, Ohio: Little Miami Pub. Co., 2002). FHL book 977.187 H2g
  • Bannon, Henry Towne, Scioto Sketches: An Account of Discovery and Settlement of Scioto County, Ohio, (Scioto, Ohio: A. C. McClurg, 1920). Digital copy at Google Books Internet Archive
  • Portsmouth Area Recognition Society, A History of Scioto County, Ohio: A Narrative Account of Its Beginning, Its Development, and Its People, (Portsmouth, Ohio: Portsmouth Area Recognition Society, 1986). FHL book 977.187 H2h

Land and Property[edit | edit source]

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Ohio Land and Property for additional information about early Ohio land grants. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse and where records are currently housed.

Finding More Land Records[edit source]

Additional land records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Scioto County, Ohio Genealogy Land and Property Records in online catalogs like:


Maps[edit | edit source]

Pike CountyJackson CountyLawrence CountyGreenup CountyLewis CountyAdams CountyOH SCIOTO.PNG
Click a neighboring county
for more resources


Military[edit | edit source]

General[edit | edit source]

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.

Civil War[edit | edit source]

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
- 56th Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Companies B, C, D, F, G, H, and K

-[War Research 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

World War I[edit | edit source]
World War II[edit | edit source]
Korean War[edit | edit source]

Naturalization and Citizenship[edit | edit source]

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Scioto County, Ohio Genealogy newspapers may contain genealogical value including obituaries, births, marriages, deaths, anniversaries, family gatherings, family travel, achievements, business notices, engagement information, and probate court proceedings.

To access newspapers, contact public libraries, Ohio Genealogical Society chapters, college or university libraries, the Library of Congress, Google News, or the Ohio Historical Society. The Ohio Genealogical Society Obituary Database is another source of newspaper information.

For more Ohio newspaper information see the Newspaper Guides on the wiki page Ohio Newspapers. Online Newspapers

Online Newspaper Abstracts

Newspaper Extracts and Abstracts in Book Form


  • 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 topic details.

Obituaries[edit | edit source]

Periodicals[edit | edit source]

Probate[edit | edit source]

Probate records created after 1852 are held by the Scioto County, Ohio Genealogy Probate Court. From 1797 or the creation of the county, probate records were held by the Court of Common Pleas. Most counties transferred all records to the Probate Court, but in some circumstances, Court of Common Pleas records should be searched for records prior to 1852. Most records are housed at the Scioto County, Ohio Genealogy Courthouse. Some records are on microfilm at the Ohio Genealogical Society and the Family History Library. For more complete information about the location of county probate records see:

  • Carol Willsey Bell, Ohio Wills and Estates to 1850: An Index (1981).  Carol Willsey Bell, Ohio Wills and Estates to 1850: An Index (Columbus, Ohio: the author, 1981).FamilySearch Digital Library - Free online copy.

See the wiki page Ohio Probate Records for information about how to use probate records.

Content: Probate Records may give the decedent's date of death, names of his or her spouse, children, parents, siblings, in-laws, neighbors, associates, relatives, and their place of residence.

Record types: Wills, estates, guardianships, naturalizations, marriage, adoption, and birth and death records (1867-1908 only).


Online Probate Records

Finding More Probate Records[edit source]

Additional probate records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Scioto County, Ohio Genealogy Probate Records in online catalogs like:

Public Records[edit | edit source]

Repositories[edit | edit source]

Courthouse[edit | edit source]

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[4]

Family History Centers[edit | edit source]

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes.

For additional nearby Family History Centers, search online in the FHC directory. Put your town name in the top search box.

Libraries[edit | edit source]
Museums[edit | edit source]
Societies[edit | edit source]
Online Genealogy Research Groups[edit | edit source]

Schools[edit | edit source]

Taxation[edit | edit source]

Ohio tax records complement land records and can be used in place of censuses before 1820 or to supplement the years between censuses. Because only persons who owned taxable property were listed, many residents were not included in tax lists. There may also be gaps of several years in the tax records of some counties. For more information see the wiki page Ohio Taxation.

Finding More Tax Records

Additional tax records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Scioto County, Ohio Genealogy Tax Records in online catalogs like:

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Birth[edit | edit source]

Online Birth Indexes and Records

Original Birth Records on Microfilm

Marriage[edit | edit source]

Online Marriage Indexes and Records

Original Marriage Records on Microfilm

Death[edit | edit source]

Online Death Indexes and Records

Original Death Records on Microfilm

Divorce[edit | edit source]
General[edit | edit source]

Finding More Vital Records

Additional vital records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Scioto County, Ohio Genealogy Vital Records in online catalogs like:


Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Scioto County, Ohio. Page 540-547 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002; Alice Eichholz, ed. Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources, Third ed. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 531-533.
  2. Genealogy Trails History Group, “Scioto County, Ohio Genealogy and History”, http://genealogytrails.com/ohio/scioto/ accessed 2/27/2017.
  3. Wikipedia contributors, "Scioto County, Ohio," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scioto_County,_Ohio, accessed 14 January 2019.
  4. 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.