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Crawford County, Ohio - Local Government Records

Records are arranged alphabetically by office of origin. County records are listed first, followed by municipalities, townships, and school districts.

Clerk of Courts

District Court

  1. Appearance/Issue Dockets (contained in same volumes as Supreme Court Record Series), 1852-1884, 1r (#11)
  2. Journal (contained in same volumes as Supreme Court Record Series), 1852-1884, 1r (#11)

Justice of the Peace

  1. Civil Docket, 1877-1917, 1r (#102)
  2. Civil Dockets/Record (Includes Tavern Accounts), 1826,1830-1847, 1r (#101)
  3. Criminal Docket, 1877-1897, 1r (#102)

Supreme Court

  1. Appearance/Issue Dockets (contained in same volumes as District Court Record Series), 1833-1852, 1r (#11)
  2. Complete Records (Includes Separate Index for Vol. 2. Vol. 2 incorrectly titled "Superior Court Record" - 1848-1857), 1832-1857, 1r (#11)
  3. Journals (contained in same volumes as District Court Record Series), 1832-1852, 1r (#11)
  4. Witness Docket, 1834-1845, 1r (#102)

County Auditor

  1. Appraisement, 1846, 1r (#105)
  2. Assessment Lists, 1850, 1853, 1r (#106)
  3. Civil War Bounties, 1861-1862, 1r (#44)
  4. Delinquent Lands and Lots (scattered years), 1825-1844, 1r (#104)
  5. Forfeited Lands and Lots, 1838-1848, 1r (#104)
  6. Reappraisement, n.d., 2r (#105-106)
  7. Militia Rolls, 1862, 1r (#45)
  8. Tax List, 1828-1854, 7r (#104, 106-111)
  9. Tax List--Decennial Appraisement, 1840, 1r (#104)
  10. Transfer Records, 1835-1861, 1r (#103)

County Recorder

  1. Corporation Records, 1875-1933, 1r (#1)

County Treasurer

  1. County Relief Administration Accounts, 1940-1944, 1r (#102)
  2. Officials' Bond Record, 1877-1905, 1r (#102)
  3. Soldiers Relief Commission Minutes/Accounts, 1902-1912, 1r (#103)

Probate Court

  1. Accounts Records, 1852-1916, 12r (#69-80)
  2. Birth Records, 1843, 1867-1908, 2r (#2-3)
  3. Birth Registrations and Corrections, 1965-1968, 1r (#3)
  4. Death Records, 1868-1909, 1r (#4)
  5. Guardian's Record, 1853-1931, 13r (#81-93)
  6. Index to Birth Records, 1867-1878, 1r (#49)
  7. Index to Marriage Records, 1831-1983, 3r (#12A, 29B-29C)
  8. Inventory and Sale Bill Record, 1842-1932, 19r (#50-68)
  9. Marriage Records, 1831-1983, 26r (#5, 12B-29A, 30-37)
  10. Mother's Pension Records, 1923, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 2r (#47-48)
  11. Naturalizations - Declaration of Intention, 1860-1906, 1r (#40)
  12. Naturalizations - Final Records, 1855-1862, 1880-1905, 2r (#38-39)
  13. Naturalizations - Minors, 1860-1900, 1r (#41)
  14. Statements of Birth and Death - Townships, 1896-1906, 1r (#46)
  15. Will Records, 1898-1932, 6r (#94-99)

Municipalities

City of Gallon

Council Clerk

  1. Birth Records, 1879-1889, 1v/1r (#16)
  2. Council Minutes, 1879-1979, 6r (#6-10,15)
  3. Death Records, 1880-1898, 1v/1r (#16)
  4. Official City Census, 1898, 2v/1r (#17)
  5. Ordinance Records, 1869-1979, 9r (#1-5,12-15)
  6. Poll Books and Tally Sheets, 1881, ff
  7. Resolution Records, 1916-1978, 2r (#11-12)

Mayor

  1. Record of Marriages, 1879,1885-1886, 1v/1r (#5)

Townships

Bucyrus Township

Board of Trustees

  1. Minutes, 1833-1846, 1rv (#1)

Justice of the Peace

  1. Docket Book, 1849-1871, 1v (MMS 1084)
  2. Estray Book, 1850-1865, 1v (MMS 1084)

Chatfield Township

Board of Education

  1. Enumerations of Youth, 1883, 1903-1908, 1/4cf/1r (#1)

Liberty Township

Board of Education

  1. School Fund Account, 1871-1892, 1r (#4)
  2. School Record, 1857-1896, 1r (#2)

Board of Trustees

  1. Township Record (Funds, Abstracts, Indentures, Minutes, Bonds, Estray Records), 1857-1885, 1v/1r (#1)

Justice of the Peace

  1. Civil Docket, 1861-1911, 2r (#3-4)

Researchers interested in contemporary records, especially those involving specific court cases, arrests and their disposition, or any record not listed here on the CAC's inventories should contact the County Courthouse where the events took place for more information.

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