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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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== Historical Facts  ==
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=== Historical Facts  ===
  
 
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" align="center" | <center>'''[[Scioto County, Ohio#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>  
 
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Scioto County, Ohio#Death|Death]]'''</center>  
 
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Scioto County, Ohio#Death|Death]]'''</center>  
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Scioto County, Ohio#Census|Tax]]'''</center>  
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Scioto County, Ohio#Taxation|Tax]]'''</center>  
 
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Scioto County, Ohio#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>  
 
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Scioto County, Ohio#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>  
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Scioto County, Ohio#Probate_Records|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1856</center>  
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1804</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="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1803<br></center>  
| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1810<br></center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px" | <center>1810<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]]'''
 
| 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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*'''Parent Counties''': Formed from [[Adams County, Ohio|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;  
 
*'''County Seat: '''Portsmouth<br>&nbsp;  
*'''Neighboring Counties''': {{PAGENAME}}&nbsp;'''residents''' may also have records in <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Mahoning County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahoning_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)
 
  
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== County Courthouse  ==
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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>
 
 
*[http://www.sciotocountyohio.com/gov.htm Scioto County, Ohio]
 
*[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]
 
  
== History  ==
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==== Neighboring Counties ====
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[[Adams County, Ohio Genealogy|Adams County]] {{•}}
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[[Pike County, Ohio Genealogy|Pike County]] {{•}}
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[[Jackson County, Ohio Genealogy|Jackson County]] {{•}}
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[[Lawrence County, Ohio Genealogy|Lawrence County]] {{•}}
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[[Greenup County, Kentucky Genealogy|Greenup County, Kentucky]] {{•}}
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[[Lewis County, Kentucky Genealogy|Lewis County, Kentucky]]
  
==== Parent County  ====
 
  
'''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>  
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<center>{{OHScioto County, Ohio Clickable Neighbors}}</center>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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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.
  
See an interactive map of Scioto County [http://www.ohio.n2genealogy.com/oh-maps.html boundary changes].
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==== Record Loss ====
 
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
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== Places / Localities  ==
 
  
==== Populated Places ====
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=== Resources ===
 
 
*[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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[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=37&GScnty=2112&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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[http://www.interment.net/us/oh/scioto.htm Interment.net]
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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.usgwtombstones.org/ohio/scioto.htm USGW Tombstones]
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[https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Ohio&county=Scioto#/ 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]
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[http://ohiogravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=73 Ohio Gravestones]
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*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/ohio/scioto.htm The Tombstone Transcription Project]
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Cemetery records often reveal birth, marriage, death, relationship, military, and religious information.  
*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=17433&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down Scioto County Cemeteries]
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*[http://www.idreamof.com/cemetery/oh/scioto.html Scioto County Ohio Cemeteries]  
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*[http://www.idreamof.com/cemetery/oh/scioto.html Scioto County Ohio Cemeteries] I Dream of Genealogy
*[http://politicalgraveyard.com/geo/OH/SC.html The Political Graveyard]
 
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohscogs2/Greenlawn/index.htm Greenlawn Cemetery-Scioto County, Ohio- 1800 Burials]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohscogs2/Greenlawn/index.htm Greenlawn Cemetery-Scioto County, Ohio- 1800 Burials]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohscogs2/GL1900/glmain1900.htm Greenlawn Cemetery-Scioto County, Ohio- 1900 Burials]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohscogs2/GL1900/glmain1900.htm Greenlawn Cemetery-Scioto County, Ohio- 1900 Burials]  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohscogs2/index.htm Virtual Cemetery Index- Scioto County, Ohio]
 
*[http://web.archive.org/web/20041020032400/www.scioto.org/Scioto/catalogs/cemeterycatalog.html Cemeteries]
 
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OH/Scioto/cem/ Linkpendium Cemeteries]  
 
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/OH/Scioto/cem/ Linkpendium Cemeteries]  
 
*[http://ohiogravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=73 Ohio Gravestones, Scioto County]  
 
*[http://ohiogravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=73 Ohio Gravestones, Scioto County]  
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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 ====
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{{OH Church Intro}}
  
 
*[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]  
 
*[http://ohio.hometownlocator.com/features/cultural,class,church,scfips,39145.cfm Scioto County, Ohio Churches]  
 
*[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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'''Finding Church Records at Other Repositories'''
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Additional church records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Scioto County, Ohio Church Records in online catalogs like:
  
==== Court  ====
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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]]).
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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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==== History ====
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{{OH History}}
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===== Local Histories  =====
  
*[http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/PatentSearch/Default.asp? Land Patent Search]  
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:*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}}
*[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}}.
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:*Gargiulo, Barbara Keyser, ''Scioto County, Ohio: As Extracted From Henry Howe's Historical Collections of Ohio,'' (Milford, Ohio: Little Miami Pub. Co., 2002). {{FHL|1136875|item|disp=FHL book 977.187 H2g}}
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:*Evans, Nelson W., ''A History of Scioto County, Ohio: Together with a Pioneer Record of Southern Ohio,'' (Portsmouth, Ohio: N. W. Evans, 1903). Digital copy of volume 1 at {{FSbook|217381|}}. Digital copy of volume 2 at {{FSbook|217384|}}. {{FHL|142876|item|disp=FHL film 928024; book 977.187 H2e}}
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:*Bannon, Henry Towne, ''Scioto Sketches: An Account of Discovery and Settlement of Scioto County, Ohio,'' (Scioto, Ohio: A. C. McClurg, 1920). Digital copy at [http://books.google.com/books?id=UUkmAAAAMAAJ Google Books] [http://archive.org/details/sciotosketchesa00banngoog Internet Archive]
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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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}}
  
*[http://www.ohiogenealogyexpress.com/scioto/sciotoco_history.htm Scioto County&nbsp;History], includes Biographical Sketches of Portsmouth
 
*''[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~henryhowesbook/scioto.html Historical Collections of Ohio]'' by Henty Howe Vol. II 1888
 
 
*[http://www.sccogs.com/holdings.htm Family History Holdings of SCCOGS], Pioneer Applications.  
 
*[http://www.sccogs.com/holdings.htm Family History Holdings of SCCOGS], Pioneer Applications.  
 
*[http://web.archive.org/web/20041020025502/www.scioto.org/Scioto/catalogs/biocatalog.html Biographies]  
 
*[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]  
 
*[http://web.archive.org/web/20040813114215/www.scioto.org/Scioto/catalogs/articlescatalog.html Articles and Stories]  
*[http://web.archive.org/web/20041020041534/www.scioto.org/Scioto/catalogs/historycatalog.html History]  
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*[http://www.ci.portsmouth.oh.us/history/index.html Portsmouth, Ohio]
*[http://www.ci.portsmouth.oh.us/history/index.html Portsmouth Ohio]  
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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]  
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==== Land and Property  ====
*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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{{OH Land}}
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*[http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/search/default.aspxDefault.asp? Land Patent Search]  
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/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}}.
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
 
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*[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]  
 
*[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]  
 
*[http://www.livgenmi.com/1895/OH/County/scioto.htm 1895 Scioto County Ohio U. S. Atlas]  
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:- [[1st Regiment, Ohio Heavy Artillery|1st Regiment, Ohio Heavy Artillery]],&nbsp;&nbsp;Companies A, D, and F  
 
:- [[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
 
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:- [[56th Regiment, Ohio Infantry|56th Regiment, Ohio Infantry]], Companies B, C, D, F, G, H, and K
 
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*'''Korean War'''<br>-[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]
 
*'''Korean War'''<br>-[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]
  
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
 
==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
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==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/oh/scioto/obits-index.html Obituaries]  
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{{OHnewspapers|Scioto}} '''Online Newspapers'''<br>
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*[http://theoldentimes.com/index.html Historic Newspapers Online]
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'''Online Newspaper Abstracts'''<br>
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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)] $  
 
*[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;]$  
 
*[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]  
 
*[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]  
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*[http://www.obitcentral.com/obitsearch/counties/oh-scioto.htm Obituary Search Engine Scioto County, Ohio]
*[http://theoldentimes.com/index.html Historic Newspapers Online]
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'''Newspaper Extracts and Abstracts in Book Form'''<br>
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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}}.
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==== Obituaries  ====
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==== Periodicals  ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
  
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{{OH Probate Intro}}
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'''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 '''$'''
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*'''1789 - 1996''' {{RecordSearch|1992421|Ohio Probate Records 1789-1996}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — images
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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/learn/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}}.
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{{Template:OH Probate Repositories|Scioto}}
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==== Public Records  ====
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==== Repositories  ====
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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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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
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*[[Ashland Kentucky Family History Center]]
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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.
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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]
  
 
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==== Schools  ====
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==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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{{OH Tax Intro}}
  
 
*[http://web.archive.org/web/20041019222608/www.scioto.org/Scioto/Censuses/1807tax.html Index to Scioto County Tax Records Book-1807]  
 
*[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]
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{{Template:OH Tax Records Repositories|Scioto|514889}}
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
*[http://theusgenweb.org/oh/scioto/birth.html Scioto County, Ohio Birth Records]  
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===== Birth  =====
*[http://theusgenweb.org/oh/scioto/death.html Scioto County, Ohio Death Records]  
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*'''[[Ohio Deaths (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953]]''' Free name indexes and images at [[Ohio Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)|FamilySearch]]. Records include such information as birth date of deceased, city, county, and state of death, name of spouse if married, names of parents, maiden name of mother, name of informant, if deceased was single, married, windowed or divorced, occupation of deceased.  
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Online Birth Indexes and Records
*[http://ohsweb.ohiohistory.org/death// Ohio Death Certificate Index]  
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*[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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:*'''1800-1962''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2541 Ohio, Births and Christenings Index, 1800-1962] at [http://www.ancestry.com/ ancestry.com] ($)
*[http://web.archive.org/web/20041010222259/www.scioto.org/Scioto/catalogs/deathcatalog.html Death Information]  
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*[http://web.archive.org/web/20041009204557/www.scioto.org/Scioto/Death/WLP/introduction.html Death Records of Scioto County 1803-1860]
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:*'''1908-1964''' - [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=3146 Ohio, Birth Index, 1908-1964] at [http://www.ancestry.com/ ancestry.com] ($)
*[http://ohiogenealogyguide.com/deaths_obits.htm Ohio Death Records and Obituaries]  
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*[http://theusgenweb.org/oh/scioto/divorce.html Scioto County, Ohio Divorce Information]  
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*[http://theusgenweb.org/oh/scioto/birth.html Scioto County, Ohio Birth Records]
*[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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Original Birth Records on Microfilm
*[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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===== Marriage  =====
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Online Marriage Indexes and Records
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*'''1789-2013''' - {{RecordSearch|1614804|Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1800-1958''' - {{RecordSearch|1681001|Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1958}} at [http://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch] — free; Index.
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*'''1800-1942''' - {{RecordSearch|2367319|Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1942}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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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.]
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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] $
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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] $
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*'''1803-1900''' - [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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Original Marriage Records on Microfilm
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===== Death  =====
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''Online Death Indexes and Records''
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:*[http://theusgenweb.org/oh/scioto/death.html Scioto County, Ohio Death Records]
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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]
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:*'''1840-2001''' - {{RecordSearch|2128172|Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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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.  
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:*[http://ohsweb.ohiohistory.org/death// Ohio Death Certificate Index]  
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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] $  
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:*[http://web.archive.org/web/20041010222259/www.scioto.org/Scioto/catalogs/deathcatalog.html Death Information]  
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:*[http://ohiogenealogyguide.com/deaths_obits.htm Ohio Death Records and Obituaries]
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''Original Death Records on Microfilm''
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===== Divorce  =====
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*[http://theusgenweb.org/oh/scioto/divorce.html Scioto County, Ohio Divorce Information]
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===== General  =====
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*[http://opengen.net/usa/states/ohio Ohio Vital Record Batch Numbers by County]  
 
*[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}}.
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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=== Websites ===
  
*[http://www.sccogs.com/index.htm Scioto County Chapter, OGS]  
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/ohio/scioto-county/ Scioto County, OH History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]  
*[http://www.ohiohistory.org/index.html Ohio Historical Society]  
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*[http://ldsgenealogy.com/OH/Scioto-County.htm Scioto County OH Genealogy]
*[http://www.yourppl.org/frontpage/ Portsmouth Public Libarary]  
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*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/102354897055084945585 Ohio Genealogy Network Community on Google+]  
*[http://catholicrecordsociety.org/ Catholic Record Society of the Diocese of Columbus]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/219410844759934/ Ohio Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]  
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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.
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*{{FHL|Ohio%2C+Scioto|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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=== Places ===
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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==== Populated Places  ====
  
== Web Sites ==
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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 ====
  
*[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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*[[Adams County, Ohio Genealogy|Adams]]
*{{FHL|Ohio%2C+Scioto|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[[Greenup County, Kentucky Genealogy|Greenup County, Kentucky]]
*[http://www.myohiogenealogy.com/oh_county/sc.htm Scioto County History and Information]  
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*[[Jackson County, Ohio Genealogy|Jackson]]
*[http://www.progenealogists.com/genealogyohio.htm Ohio Genealogy Databases, Progenealogist]
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*[[Lawrence County, Ohio Genealogy|Lawrence]]
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*[[Lewis County, Kentucky Genealogy|Lewis County, Kentucky]]  
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*[[Pike County, Ohio Genealogy|Pike]]
  
== References  ==
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Latest revision as of 21:10, 23 August 2017

United States
Ohio
Scioto County

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


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
  • Parent Counties: Formed from Adams County in 1803.
  • County Seat: Portsmouth
     

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.[1]

Neighboring Counties

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


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Boundary Changes

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

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

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

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

Ohio Gravestones

See Ohio Cemeteries for more information.

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

Census and Directories

Church Records

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

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Funeral Homes

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

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
  • 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

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

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

Ohscioto.jpg

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


-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

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

Periodicals

Probate

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:

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

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

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[3]

Family History Centers

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. See family history center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

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

Libraries
Museums
Societies

Schools

Taxation

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

Birth

Online Birth Indexes and Records

Original Birth Records on Microfilm

Marriage

Online Marriage Indexes and Records

Original Marriage Records on Microfilm

Death

Online Death Indexes and Records

Original Death Records on Microfilm

Divorce
General

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

Places

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

References

  1. Genealogy Trails History Group, “Scioto County, Ohio Genealogy and History”, http://genealogytrails.com/ohio/scioto/ accessed 2/27/2017.
  2. Carol Willsey Bell, Ohio Wills and Estates to 1850: An Index (Columbus, Ohio: the author, 1981). FamilySearch Books Online - Free online copy.
  3. 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.