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Putnam 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.

Board of Commissioners

  1. Blind Relief Applications, 1905, ff/1r (#65)
  2. Commissioners' Journals, 1852-1997, 28r (#1-17, 175-185)

Board of Education

  1. Annual Statistical Reports, 1915-1928 1r (#25)
  2. Class Register - Kalida Incorporated School, 1861-1864 1v/1r (#22)

County Auditor

  1. Abstracts of Tax, 1870-1875, 1r (#94)
  2. Account Book (Road Tax Receipts), 1839-1854, 1861-1874, 1r (#77)
  3. Agricultural Statistics, 1909, 1912, 2r (#88-89)
  4. Assessment Lists, 1880, 1r (#94)
  5. Civil War Bounties, 1865-1873, 1r (#154)
  6. Commutation Records, 1863-1867, 1r (#154)
  7. Forfeited Lands, 1843-1845, 1r (#154)
  8. Indigent Soldiers' Burial Records, 1885-1912, 1r (#81)
  9. Quadrennial Enumerations, 1859,1863, 1880, 1891-1907, 6r (#77, 82-85, 174)
  10. Reappraisements, 1846-1847, 1850, 1880, 1890, 1900, 6r (#94-99)
  11. Soldiers' Relief Grants, 1862-1867, 1887-1912, 1r (#154)
  12. Transfer Records, 1864-1870, 1873-1874, 2r (#77, 89)

County Coroner

  1. Inquests, 1897, 1907, 1912, ff/1r (#65)

County Home

  1. Minutes, 1869-1907 1v/1r (#22)
  2. Registers, 1869-1927 2r (#22, 44)
  3. Semi-Annual Reports, 1923-1925 ff/1r (#22)

County Recorder

  1. Cemetery Plot Maps, 1939-1940, 1r (#78)
  2. Deed Records, 1830-1903, 51r (#45-50; 100-144)
  3. Index to Cemetery Lots, 1885-1969, 1r (#54)
  4. Index to Soldiers' Discharge Records, 1944-1997, 1r (#167)
  5. Index to Soldiers' Grave Records, 1943-1992, 1r (#54)
  6. Soldiers' Discharge Records, 1861-1997, 7r (#52-53; 168-172)
  7. Soldiers' Grave Record, 1860s-1976, 2r (#54, 64)
  8. Veteran's Grave Registration Plot Book, 1939-1940 1r (#78)

County Treasurer

  1. Orders for the Transfer of Funds, 1858-1869, 1r (#154)
  2. Records of Officials' Bonds (includes Auditor's Receipts and Expenditures), 1834-1849, 1r (#89)
  3. Records of Officials' Bonds, 1865-1885, 1r (#89)
  4. Records of Officials' Bonds (includes Treasury Inspector's Certificates), 1885-1900, 1r (#89)

Court of Common Pleas

Civil Division

  1. Annual Statistical Reports, 1892-1893, 1907 1r (#25)
  2. Appearance Dockets, 1848-1861 1r (#41)
  3. Chancery Records, 1850-1860 1r (#43)
  4. Journals, 1834-1857 1r (#42)
  5. Judgment Index - Direct, 1835-1867 1r (#43)
  6. Judgment Index - Reverse, 1835-1867 1r (#43)
  7. Naturalization Records - Declarations of Intention, 1833-1915, 1r (#86)
  8. Quadrennial Enumerations, 1887, 1r (#77)
  9. Record of Estrays, 1840-1908 1r (#78)

Criminal Division

  1. Coroner's Inquests, 1895-1917, 1r (#173)

Juvenile Court

  1. Mothers' Pension Records, 1914-1936 3v/1r (#23)

General Health District

  1. Board of Health. Minutes, 1920-2005, 3r (#193-195)
  2. Burial Transit Permits (Monroe, Perry, and Van Buren Townships--scattered dates), 1924-1943, 3r (#156-158)
  3. Death Certificates, 1909-1995, 9r (#145-148, 155-158, 187)
  4. Physicians' Reports of Births, 1920-1923, 1925-1933, 1935-1939, 1/4cf/1r (#65)

Probate Court

  1. Birth Records, 1857-1920, 2r (#28-29)
  2. Bonds and Letters, 1843-1850, 1v/1r (#25)
  3. Criminal Journals, 1853-1855, 1866-1871, 1892-1915, 3v/1r (#24)
  4. Death Records, 1867-1920, 1r (#51)
  5. Guardians' Dockets, 1880-1943, 1r (#38)
  6. Index to Birth Records, 1854-1925, 1r (#26)
  7. Index to Birth Registrations and Corrections, 1941-1964, 1r (#27)
  8. Index to Death Records, 1867-1920, 2r (#38, 51)
  9. Index to Marriage Records, 1834-1927, 1r (#30)
  10. Index to Will Records, 1837-1996, 1r (#87)
  11. Journals, 1853-1889, 7v/4r (#18-21)
  12. Marriage Records and Index, 1834-1951, 14r (#30-37, 86, 188-192)
  13. Miscellaneous Records, 1852-1861, 1885-1912, 3v/1r (#24)
  14. Naturalization Records - Declaration of Intention, 1861-1902, ff/2r (#39-40)
  15. Naturalization Records, 1861-1907, 4r (#40, 151-153)
  16. Nurses Record, 1916-1957, 1v/1r (#25)
  17. Record of Birth Registration and Correction, 1941-1964, 11r (#66-76)
  18. Record of Estrays, 1840-1908, 1r (#78)
  19. Records of Ministers' Licenses, 1839-1920, 1v/1r (#22,32)
  20. Records of Birth Registration, 1941-1964, 11r (#66-76)
  21. Statement of Births and Deaths, 1880-1883, 1907-1908, 1.5cf/2r (#18, 166)
  22. Vital and Social Statistics [1873-1875, 1877-1908 on mf], 1873-1875, 1877-1908, 1910-1911, 1916 1cf/1r (#25)
  23. Will Records, 1837-1941, 13r (#38-39; #55-63; 92-93)
  24. Witness Records, 1892-1897, 1r (#24)

Soliders Relief Commission

  1. Case Files, 1895-1904, 1906-1912, 2r (#79-80)
  2. Relief Orders (includes Forfeited Lands and Lots, 1843-1847), 1862-1867, 1r (#89)

Municipalities

Village Council

  1. Council Minutes, 1864-1901, 1r (#1)
  2. Minutes (Board of Health), 1894-1902, 1r (#2)
  3. Ordinances, 1910, 1r (#2)
  4. Ordinances, December 11, 1896, 1r (#2)
  5. Ordinances and Resolutions, 1902-1937, 1r (#2)

Townships

Palmer Township

  1. Civil Docket, 1877-1946, 2r (#1-2)
  2. Criminal Docket, 1874-1919, 1r (#2)

Pleasant Township

Board of Education

  1. Class Registers, 1901-1904, 1r (#1)
  2. Enumerations of School Age Youth, 1881-1912, .25cf/1r (#1)

Board of Trustees

  1. Minutes, 1876-1956, 2r (#6-7)
  2. Truro Cemetery Burial Records, 1941-1998, 1r (#5)
  3. Truro Cemetery Deed Records, 1922-1987, 1r (#3)
  4. Truro Cemetery Interment Records, 1922-1985, 2r (#3-4)
  5. Truro Cemetery Lot Record, 1941-1998, 1r (#5)

Township Clerk

  1. Certificates of Application for Relief, 1908-1912, 1r (#2)

Van Buren Township

Board of Trustees

  1. Cemetery Lot Sales Record, 1873-1939, 1r (#1)
  2. Cemetery Reports, 1920-1949, 1r (#1)
  3. Grave Digging Account Record, 1907, 1r (#1)
  4. Leipsic Cemetery Lot Sales Record, 1873-1882; 1891-1902, 1r (#1)
  5. Sugar Ridge Cemetery Lot Records, n.d., 1r (#1)
  6. Sugar Ridge Cemetery Tombstones, 1872-1986, 1r (#1)
  7. Sugar Ridge Cemetery Interment Records, 1909-1965, 1r (#1)
  8. West Belmore Cemetery Lot Records, n.d., 1r (#1)
  9. West Belmore Cemetery Tombstones, 1874-1977, 1r (#1)

Township Clerk

  1. Death Certificates, 1909-1911; 1921-1926, 1r (#1)

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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