Wood County, Ohio Genealogy

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Wood County, Ohio
Map
Boundary map of Wood County, Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Facts
Created April 1, 1820
County Seat Bowling Green
Courthouse
Wood County Ohio Courthouse.jpg
Address Wood County Courthouse
1 Courthouse Square
Bowling Green, Ohio 43402
Wood County Website

 

County Courthouse

Wood County Courthouse
1 Courthouse Square
Bowling Green, OH 43402-2473
Phone: 419.354.9230 

Clerk Court has divorce records from 1851
and court records; Pro Judge has birth records to 1908,
marriage, death and probate records; County Health Department
has birth records from 1908; County Recorder has land records[1]

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1867
1820
1867

1820
1820
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries
  • Parent Counties: Formed from Hamilton and County in 1803.
  • County Seat: Bowling Green
     
  • Neighboring Counties: Wood County, Ohio Genealogy residents may also have records in [2]Lucas (north) · Hancock (south) · Henry (west) · Seneca (southeast) · Ottawa (northeast)  · Putnam(southwest corner) and Sandusky (east)

Boundary Changes

See an interactive map of Wood County boundary changes.

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

Census

Church Records

Court Records

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

Military

War of 1812

  • Civil War
    Civil War service men from Wood 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 Wood County.
- 100th Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Company A
- 111th Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Companies B, D, I, and K

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse
Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death

Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953 Free name indexes and images at FamilySearch. Records include such information as birth date of deceased, city, county, and state of death, name of spouse if married, names of parents, maiden name of mother, name of informant, if deceased was single, married, windowed or divorced, occupation of deceased.


Web Sites

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

Places

Bowling Green

Neighboring Counties

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Wood County, Ohio. Page 546 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. Wikipedia contributors, "Wood County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wood_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).