Lucas County, Ohio Genealogy
Guide to Lucas County Ohio genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
|Lucas County, Ohio|
Location of Ohio in the U.S.
|Address||Lucas County Courthouse|
800 Adams St.
Toledo, Ohio 43624
Lucas County Website
United States Ohio Lucas County
- 1 Historical Facts
- 2 Resources
- 2.1 Bible Records
- 2.2 Biography
- 2.3 Business Records and Commerce
- 2.4 Cemeteries
- 2.5 Census
- 2.6 Church Records
- 2.7 Court Records
- 2.8 Directories
- 2.9 Emigration and Immigration
- 2.10 Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups
- 2.11 Gazetteers
- 2.12 Genealogy
- 2.13 History
- 2.14 Land and Property
- 2.15 Maps
- 2.16 Military
- 2.17 Naturalization and Citizenship
- 2.18 Newspapers
- 2.19 Obituaries
- 2.20 Public Records
- 2.21 Repositories
- 2.22 Taxation
- 2.23 Vital Records
- 3 Web Sites
- 4 Places
- 5 References
Historical Facts[edit | edit source]
|Beginning dates for major county records|
|*For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries|
- Parent Counties: Formed from Wood and Sandusky Counties 20 June 1835. 
- County Seat: Toledo
- Neighboring Counties: Lucas County, Ohio Genealogy residents may also have records in Monroe County, Michigan (north) · Lenawee County, Michigan (northwest) · Wood (south) · Ottawa (southeast) · Fulton (west) · Henry (southwest)
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]
- Joy Cemetery, Ottawa Hills BillionGraves
Cemetery records often reveal birth, marriage, death, relationship, military, and religious information.
|Online Grave Transcripts||Published Grave Transcripts||County Cemetery Directories|
|Family History Library|
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
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
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
- - 111th Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Companies E and H
Naturalization and Citizenship[edit | edit source]
Newspapers[edit | edit source]
- Toledo Blade, March 1869 - December 2007 - more than 24,000 issues digitized in the Google News Archive.
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
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
Family History Centers[edit | edit source]
Libraries[edit | edit source]
Museums[edit | edit source]
Societies[edit | edit source]
Taxation[edit | edit source]
Finding More Tax Records
Additional tax records can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Lucas County, Ohio Genealogy Tax Records in online catalogs like:
- WorldCat (For instructions see WorldCat Online Catalog).
- FamilySearch Catalog (For instructions see FamilySearch Catalog Place-name Search).
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]
Populated Places[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), [FHL book 973 D27e 2002]. Cite error: Invalid
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- Wikipedia contributors, "Lucas County, Ohio" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucas_County,_Ohio (accessed 10 May 2012).