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Resources for the Surrounding States and Midwest

In House Resources

These resources and additional ones can be found in the Online Catalog.
A link to the catalog is on the left hand side of the web page.

1820 census of Kentucky
Kentucky marriage records
Kentucky marriages, 1787-1854
Kentucky marriages, 1797-1865
Kentucky pioneer and court records
Mason County Kentucky Marriage Bonds and Permission Notes - 1789-1805
Old Kentucky entries and deeds
Kentucky records, 2 v. by Julia Ardery
Kentucky pioneers and their descendants by Ila E. Fowler
First census of Kentucky 1790 by Charles B. Heinemann
Abstract of early Kentucky wills and inventories by Junie Estelle Stewart King

Darke County Ohio Marriages: 1817-1840 and Wills 1818-1857 (by Mrs. Don Short)
Early Ohio settlers
Early Ohio tax records
Families of Darke County, Ohio (2 Vols.)
History of Darke County, Ohio 1880
Register of Marriage Certificates Recorded in Montgomery County, Ohio July 26, 1803- July 20, 1851 (2 Vols.)
Tuscarawas County, Ohio cemeteries
Warren County, Ohio marriage records (2 Vols.)

Links to online resources


The First American West:
The Ohio River Valley 1750-1820 (Digital book)

Pioneering the Upper Midwest:
Books from Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin ca 1820-1910 (Digital books)

Illinois online databases:
Land and military records, indexes for marriages, births, deaths wills and court records.

Kentucky Vital Records Index
Kentucky Land Office Records:
Searchable digitized Kentucky land patents, war warrants, preemption warrants & certificates of settlement, and war patents.
Kentucky Historical Society:
digital images

Michigan Death Index: 1867-1884
Michigan Cemetery Sources
Michigan County Histories
Michigan Family History Network
Western Michigan Genealogy Society
Ohio Digital History Collections:
Maps, Oral Histories, Photographs

Ohio Death Certificate Index, 1913 - 1944
This database indexes Death Certificates of persons that died in Ohio in the above years, useful for determining date of death and certificate number.

Ohio Historical Society:
Pictures relating to Ohio history that can be browsed by county, Link to Ohio Memory scrapbook.

R. B. Hayes Obituary Index
An index to over 800,000 obituaries, death & marriage notices & other sources from Ohio from the 1830s to the present day.