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Seneca 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 Records, 1904-1906, 1911-1965, 1r (#66)
  2. Commissioners' Journal, 1824-1834, 1r (#58)
  3. Commissioners' Journal--Roads, 1932-1939, 1r (#58)
  4. County Courthouse Construction, 1882-1887, 1r (#116)
  5. County Home Renovation, 1877-1927, 1r (#116)
  6. County Jail and Sheriff's Residence Construction, 1877-1929, 1r (#116)
  7. Indigent Soldiers Burial Records, 1885-1930, 2r (#1-2)
  8. Land Records, n.d., 1r (#66)

Clerk of Courts

District Courts

  1. Complete Records (Josiah Hedges Partition Case and Survey, 1859), 1860, 1r (#9)
  2. Index to Journals, 1851-1884, 1r (#34)
  3. Journals, 1851-1877, 1r (#34)
  4. Naturalization Petitions and Records, 19
  5. 10-1930, 1r (#128)

Supreme Court

  1. Complete Records, 1843-1855, 1r (#36)
  2. Index to Journals, 1826-1884, 1r (#34)
  3. Issue Dockets, 1847-1851, 1r (#126)
  4. Journals, 1825-1843, 1r (#34)

County Auditor

  1. Abstracts of Votes, 1890, 1904, 1908, 1r (#116)
  2. County Jail Construction Report and Miscellaneous Correspondence, 1878, 1r (#116)
  3. Records of Relief Disbursements [Soldiers and Sailors], 1908-1918, 1933-1944, 1r (#2)
  4. Tax List, 1841-1846, 3r (#119-121)

County Coroner

  1. Coroner's Inquests, 1883-1935, 1950, 6r (#60-65)

County Engineer

  1. Plat Books, n.d., 2r (#117-118)
  2. Survey Records, 1859, 1r (#9)

County Home

  1. Admittance Permits, 1900-1903, 1r (#115)
  2. Death Records, 1969-1986, 1r (#115)
  3. Infirmary Registers, 1856-1966, 2r (#16, 115)

County Recorder

  1. Deeds - Index to Original Entries, 1821-1926, 1r (#40)
  2. General Index to Deeds, 1821-1889, 6r (#40-45)
  3. Soldiers' Discharge Records, 1865-1951, 1r (#21)

County Sheriff

  1. Foreign Execution Docket, 1837-1848, 1r (#117)

County Treasurer

  1. Tax Duplicates, 1841, 1844-1850, 11r (#10-14; 119-124)

Court of Common Pleas

Civil Division

  1. Abstracts of Votes, 1840, 1880-1890, 1r (#116)
  2. Chancery Records, 1835-1853, 4r (#17-20)
  3. Federal Census Schedules, 1850-1880, 4r (#130-133)
  4. Index to Chancery Records, 1825-1860, 1r (#17)
  5. Index to Files, 1825-1914, 1r (#39)
  6. Journals, 1834-1854, 3r (#36-38)
  7. Jury Records, 1882-1911, 1r (#8)
  8. Naturalization-Petitions and Records, 1907-1924, 1r (#6)
  9. Naturalization Records, 1924-1930, 1r (#7)
  10. Naturalization Records - Aliens, Minors, and Soldiers, 1903-1905, 2r (#6, 126)
  11. Naturalization Records - Declarations of Intention (includes applications), 1906-1930, 3r (#5-6, 127)
  12. Naturalization Records - Receipts, 1907-1927, 2r (#5, 127)
  13. Partnership and Trader's Record, 1884-1886, 1r (#116)
  14. Petition Letter Book, 1885, 1r (#118)
  15. Quadrennial Enumerations, 1883, 1887, 1899, 1903, 4r (#3-4, 125-126)
  16. Records of Justices' Commissions, 1841-1861, 1920-1941, 1r (#9)
  17. Witness Records, 1889-1911, 1r (#8)

Criminal Division

  1. Index to Coroner's Inquests, 1883-1953, 1r (#60)
  2. Inquests, 1883-1953, 6r (#60-65)

Juvenile Court

  1. Mothers' Pension Journal, 1914-1936, 1r (#125)

Probate Court

  1. Birth Records (duplicate microfilm #84-85), 1867-1909, 4r (#53-54, 84-85)
  2. Birth Records - City of Tiffin, 1890-1908, 2r (#87-88)
  3. Birth Registration and Correction, dates vary, 17r (#67-83)
  4. Boys' Industrial School Records [Reform School Records], 1885-1886, 1r (#9)
  5. Case Files, 1860, 1r (#9)
  6. Civil Records, 1853-1912, 9r (#22-30)
  7. Criminal Record, 1854-1890, 1r (#119)
  8. Death Records (duplicate microfilm #84, 86), 1867-1908, 3r (#55, 84, 86)
  9. Death Records - City of Tiffin, 1890-1908, 2r (#87-88)
  10. Index to Marriage Records, 1841-1930, 2r (#90-91)
  11. Index to Registration and Correction of Birth Records, 1867- , 1r (#67)
  12. Index to Will Records, 1828-1910, 1r (#107)
  13. Marriage Licenses, 1853-1861, 1r (#89)
  14. Marriage Records, 1841-1951, 22r (#46-52, 92-106)
  15. Mentally Ill Persons' Records, 1875-1890, 1r (#125)
  16. Naturalization Records (duplicate microfilm #113-114), 1859-1930, 4r (#56-57, 113-114)
  17. Naturalization Records - Declaration of Intention, 1852-1867, 1r (#5)
  18. Naturalization Records - Receipts, 1852-1930, 3r (#5-7)
  19. Records of Medical Certificates, 1896-1972, 1r (#57)
  20. Records of Ministers' Licenses, 1877-1972, 1r (#57)
  21. Will Records, 1828-1910, 9r (#31-33, 107-112)

Soldiers Relief Commission

  1. Burial Records, 1884-1930, 1r (#59)

Townships

Bloom Township

Board of Trustees

  1. Book of Miscellaneous Records, 1824-1863, 1r (#2)
  2. Minutes, 1838-1883, 1917-1982, 2r (#1-2)

Liberty Township

Board of Education

  1. Minutes/Account Books, 1857-1918, 11v/1r (#4)

Board of Trustees

  1. Ditch Journals, 1879-1917, 3v/1r (#2)
  2. Justice of the Peace Civil Dockets [Contains Board of Health Minutes], 1842-1879, 5v/1r (#3)
  3. Justice of the Peace Criminal Dockets, 1857-1879, 2v/1r (#3)
  4. Minutes, 1865-1879, 1888-1958, 9v/2r (#1-2)

Scipio Township

Board of Trustees

  1. Minutes (Contains Register of Earmarksand Record of Expenditures) 1837-1841, 1v/1r (#15)

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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