Lucas County, Ohio Genealogy

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Guide to Lucas County Ohio genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Lucas County, Ohio
Map
Boundary map of Lucas County, Ohio
Map of the U.S. highlighting Ohio
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
Courthouse
Lucas County, Ohio Courthouse.jpg
Address Lucas County Courthouse
800 Adams St.
Toledo, Ohio 43624
Lucas County Website
United StatesGotoarrow.png Ohio Gotoarrow.png Lucas County 

Historical Facts[edit | edit source]

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Tax
Land
Probate
1867
1835
1868
1808
1835
*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

See an interactive map of Lucas County boundary changes.


Record Loss[edit | edit source]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Bible Records[edit | edit source]

Biography[edit | edit source]

Business Records and Commerce[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]


Cemetery records often reveal birth, marriage, death, relationship, military, and religious information.

Online Grave Transcripts Published Grave Transcripts County Cemetery Directories

Findagrave.com

Family History Library

Findagrave.com

Interment.net

WorldCat

Names in Stone

USGenWeb

Billion Graves

Billion Graves

Epodunk

Ohio Gravestones

Names in Stone

See Ohio Cemeteries for more information.

Census[edit | edit source]

   Church Records[edit | edit source]

Catholic[edit | edit source]
  • 1796–2004 Ohio, Diocese of Toledo, Catholic Parish Records, 1796-2004 at FamilySearch Historical Records – free. This collection includes images of parish registers recording the events of baptism, first communion, confirmation, marriage, and death in the Diocese of Toledo (Ohio), Roman Catholic Church. These records are accessed by browsing the images by county. In addition to traditional parish registers, this collection includes miscellaneous cemetery records, Books of the Elect, Professions of Faith, Sick Call registers, etc.

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Toledo


Court Records[edit | edit source]

Directories[edit | edit source]

Fold3 ($) has Toledo City Directories 1864-1923 (3 yrs. missing) available online.

Emigration and Immigration[edit | edit source]

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups[edit | edit source]

Archives, Libraries, and Museums
Biographies
Church Records
Cemetery Records
Court Records
Histories
Immigration/emigration/migration
Maps
Newspapers
Societies

Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

Genealogy[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

Land and Property[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

Military[edit | edit source]

Civil War[edit | edit source]

Civil War service men from Lucas County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies that were specifically formed in Lucas County.

- 1st Regiment, Michigan Cavalry, Company E
- 100th Regiment, Ohio Infantry
Company A - many men from Toledo and and Perrysburg in Wood County
Company E - many men from Toledo and northern Fulton County
Company F - many men from western Lucas County, especially Waterville and Maumee
- 111th Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Companies E and H

Naturalization and Citizenship[edit | edit source]

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Obituaries[edit | edit source]

Public Records[edit | edit source]

Repositories[edit | edit source]

Courthouse[edit | edit source]

Lucas County Courthouse
700 Adams Street
Toledo, OH 43624
Phone: 419.245.4000

Clerk Court has divorce and court records from 1850;
Probate judge has birth records 1865-1908, death records
from 1935, marriage and probate records; County Recorder
has land records[1]

Family History Centers[edit | edit source]
Libraries[edit | edit source]
Museums[edit | edit source]
Societies[edit | edit source]

Taxation[edit | edit source]

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Birth[edit | edit source]
Marriage[edit | edit source]
Death[edit | edit source]

Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953 Free name indexes and images at FamilySearch.org. 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.


Web Sites[edit | edit source]

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

Places[edit | edit source]

Toledo

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002]. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "HBG" defined multiple times with different content
  2. Wikipedia contributors, "Lucas County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucas_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).