Ohio Genealogy Resources

Ohio Historical Society
The Ohio Historical Society offers searchable databases of interest to genealogists including the Ohio Death Index, Newspaper Index, Civil War Documents and Ohio Fundamental Documents including the Executive Journal of the Northwest Territory.

Ohio Memory Project
An Online Scrapbook of Ohio History. The Ohio Memory online scrapbook will bring together historical materials from archives, museums, libraries, and historical societies around the state to create a large collection of primary source material. Long after the celebrations in 2003, the scrapbook will remain as a lasting legacy of Ohio's bicentennial.

Ohio Vital Records Information
Ohio Vital Records Information is a directory of sources for obtaining vital records, such as birth & death certificates, marriage licenses & divorce decrees. It covers state and county agencies.

Heritage Quest
This service requires library card from Carnegie Public Library to access this subscription database. Genealogy & Local History Collection of 25,000+ family and local history books, every word is searchable.

RootsWeb: Ohio Databases and Files
Ohio index for the comprehensive RootsWeb megasite. Information on the site is of all types and it includes extensive mailing lists by specific location and surname.

Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps, 1867-1970 - OHIO
Digital Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps have been licensed for use by Ohio citizens by the Ohio Public Library Information Network. These Sanborn Maps were digitized from microfilm copies by Chadwyck-Healey, a Bell & Howell Information and Learning company. This company owns the copyright to these digital files. The Library of Congress produced the descriptive data for each map.

Genealogy Request Form:  Follow the link to make a genealogy research request.