Franklin County, Ohio Genealogy

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Franklin County, Ohio
Map
Map of Ohio highlighting Franklin County
Location in the state of Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 9, 1800
County Seat Columbus
Courthouse
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Address Franklin County Government Center
373 South High Street, 23rd Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Website: hwww.co.franklin.oh.us/fc/
Named for: Benjamin Franklin
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Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Franklin County, Ohio
  • Named for Benjamin Franklin.
  • The county was created just 2 months after Ohio became a state.
  • The county originally extended all the way to Lake Erie before the divisions.

Parent County[edit | edit source]

9 December 1800: Franklin County was created from Ross County.

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

  • Parts set off in a series of divisions:
    • Champaign 20 Febrary 1805
    • Delaware 10 Febrary 1808
    • Pickaway 12 January 1810
    • Madison 16 Febrary 1810
    • Union 10 January 1820

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  • Ohio Death Certificates, 1908-1953 Free name indexes and images at FamilySearch Historical Records. Records include such information as birth date of deceased, city, county, and state of death, name of spouse if married, names of parents, maiden name of mother, name of informant, if deceased was single, married, windowed or divorced, occupation of deceased.

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