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Ohio Memory

Ohio 11 Jan 2014
http://www.ohiomemor...php?field=place   Link provides digitized copies of yearbooks and some pictures from newspaper clippings. They continue to work on digitizing the yearbooks so check back periodically if you don't find the one you are searching.
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Meigs Oh, Factoid

Ohio 01 Mar 2014
     Meigs County obtained its territory from Athens & Gallia counties in 1819. The county seat is Pomeroy.   It is named for Return J. Meigs, Jr., the 4th Governor of Ohio.  Cities, towns, and villages (past and present) of Meigs County are Alfred, Apple Grove,...
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Highland Oh, Factoid

Ohio 01 Mar 2014
     Highland County obtained its territory from Adams, Clermont, & Ross counties in 1805. As of 2000, the population was 40,875. Its county seat is Hillsboro and is named for the near by Fort Hill. A common misconception is that Hillsboro was named for the topography which is...
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Biography, William Warren

Ohio 01 Mar 2014
Warren, William   283, William Warren - Portrait And Biographical Album Of  Mecosta County ,  Mich.   All rights reserved.  Genealogists may use the information provided here freely. This page, and the information it provides may not be copied for commercial use of...
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John S. Thomas (picture & hand-written genealogy note...

Ohio 29 Dec 2013
Another genealogist has researched John S. Thomas; he is descended from John S. Thomas and his second wife, Caroline. This descendent was kind enough to share electronic copies of this handwritten genealogy and a scanned picture of John S. Thomas which he found in his attic and was labe...
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Alta May's Friend, Fannie (in Hancock County, OH)

Ohio 03 Feb 2014
Attached are the backs of three postcards; these are more from Aunt Marlene. I believe that the first postcard was from Fannie Fern’s mother and the bottom two are from Fannie herself.   Ron and I have found Fannie and her parents (William & Myrtle) in a 1900 census in Findlay and i...
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Folk School (Historical) - Jackson Township, Hancock Coun...

Ohio 26 Jan 2014
Feature Detail Report for: Folk School (historical) ID: 1054436 Name: Folk School (historical) Class: School (Definitions) Citation: U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, 1:62,500-scale topographic maps; various edition dates. Represents new or changed names from published edi...
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Butler Oh, Funeral Homes

Ohio 01 Mar 2014
Butler County Funeral Homes Avance Funeral Home 4976 Winton Road Fairfield Ohio 513-829-6257   Breitenbach-McCoy-Leffler Funeral Home 517 S. Sutphin Street Middletown Ohio 513-423-9443 http://www.breitenbachfuneralhome.com/ Baker-Stevens Funeral Home 1500 Manchester Ave. Middletown Ohio...
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Ohio Factoid

Ohio 01 Mar 2014
    Ohio was the 17th U.S. state to join the Union, doing so on 19 February 1803, when the U.S. Congress accepted the notice from the territory's constitutional convention. Due to changes in practice over time, there is a common misconception that Ohio was not properly admitted to the U...
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Pleasant Hill Cemetery (in Butler County, OH)

Ohio 01 Mar 2014
Name Date of Birth Date of Death Anderson, James C. 1 yr 7 mos 6 days s/o William C. & N. Anderson 1849 10 Aug 1850 Anderson, Rhoda 16 yrs 5 mos 10 days d/o William C. & N. Anderson 1834 20 Aug 1850 Barr, Francis A. 44 yrs 1 mo 26 days s/o Henry H. Barr 1835 21 Mar 1879 Barr, Hattie d/o M...
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Ohio Counties

County Date Mentor County Date Mentor
Adams 1797   Allen 1820  
Ashland 1846   Ashtabula 1807  
Athens 1805 Auglaize 1848  
Belmont 1801   Brown 1818  
Butler 1803 Carroll 1833
Champaign 1805   Clark 1818  
Clermont 1900   Clinton 1810  
Columbiana 1803   Coshocton 1810  
Crawford 1820   Cuyahoga 1807  
Darke 1809   Defiance 1845  
Delaware 1808   Erie 1838  
Fairfield 1800 Fayette 1800  
Franklin 1803   Fulton 1850  
Gallia 1803   Geauga 1806  
Greene 1803   Guernsey 1810  
Hamilton 1790   Hancock 1820 Diane
Hardin 1820   Harrison 1813  
Henry 1820 Highland 1805
Hocking 1818   Holmes 1824  
Huron 1809   Jackson 1816  
Jefferson 1797   Know 1808  
Lake 1840   Lawrence 1815  
Licking 1808   Logan 1818  
Lorain 1822   Lucas 1835
Madison 1810   Mahoning 1846  
Marion 1820   Medina 1812  
Meigs 1819 Mercer 1820  
Miami 1807   Monroe 1813  
Montgomery 1803 Morgan 1817  
Morrow 1848   Muskingum 1803  
Noble 1851   Ottawa 1803  
Paulding 1820   Perry 1818  
Pickaway 1810   Pike 1815  
Portage 1807   Preble 1808  
Putnam 1820   Richland 1808  
Ross 1798   Sandusky 1820  
Scioto 1803   Seneca 1820  
Shelby 1819   Stark 1808  
Summit 1840   Trumbull 1800  
Tuscarawas 1808   Union 1820  
Van Wert 1820   Vinton 1850  
Warren 1803   Washington 1788  
Wayne 1808 Williams 1820  
Wood 1820   Wyandot 1845