Genealogy Research in Ohio

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Search for ancestors in these free Ohio genealogy searches.  We have scoured the web to bring you some of the best places to find OH genealogy records online.  A proven method to learn more about your ancestry is to locate cousins who share a common ancestor with you and exchange genealogy information.  You will find searches here to help you with this along with access to many free genealogy sites where you will find a Ohio genealogy data.  Each new piece of information you find will give you another lead in your genealogy quest.




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Search the Ohio RootsWeb Surname List

The RSL database contains over a million surnames submitted by others conducting genealogy research.  Try a surname search.  The results will give you the submitters' names, dates and locations, with contact information.  This will allow you to contact other people researching your surnames and perhaps even the same ancestor.  This is a great way to add missing branches to your family tree.  We have set this form for Ohio searches only but you may change it to search in other states.

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Search Ohio Cemetery Records

This Cemetery database now has over 800,000 contributed records.

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Search First Families of Ohio Roster

Located at the Ohio Genealogical Society, the First Families of Ohio is a lineage society open to OGS members who prove their descent from an ancestor who lived in Ohio by the end of 1820.  It contains over 17,000 names.  If you become a member of the society, you will have access to more information than this public database contains.

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Search Century Families of Ohio

Located at the Ohio Genealogical Society, Century Families of Ohio is a lineage society open to OGS members who prove their descent from an ancestor who lived in Ohio from 1861 to 1000 years prior to the current year or year of application. If you become a member of the society, you will have access to more information than this public database contains.

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Search Ohio Message Boards

Try your surname search on these free Ohio genealogy message boards.  Read genealogy queries posted by other folks who are conducting Ohio genealogy research.  Post your own queries for Ohio ancestors.  When posting genealogy queries, be specific and include full names, dates and places for your ancestors.  Be sure to use an e-mail address which will be valid for years to come so people will be able to contact you in the future with responses to your queries.

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Search USGenWeb Ohio Archives

Search one of the largest collections of free Ohio genealogy records online.  Try your surname search for Ohio ancestors in the USGenWeb archives.  These genealogical records have been submitted by other researchers like yourself and may contain family Bible records, biographies, census records, census indexes, old photos, probate records, wills, tax records, church records / baptisms, obituaries, vital records, newspaper extracts, military records, old maps, land records, place histories, high school year books, and other general genealogy records.  If you have records which might be of help to others who are tracing their family history, please submit them to this free genealogy project.
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Search the Ohio Family Group Sheet Project

Try your surname search in this free genealogy project.  This collection of family group sheets was submitted by people who are searching for ancestors in Ohio.  Be sure to submit your own family group sheets containing Ohio ancestors and perhaps you will connect with someone else's family tree.

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