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When was Putnam County, OH Created?
Putnam County was created on April 1, 1820 from Shelby County, Logan County, Wood County and Williams County. This county was named for General Israel Putnam (1718–1790), a Revolutionary War officer .
What counties are adjacent to Putnam County, OH?
Bordering Counties are Henry County (north), Hancock County (east), Allen County (south), Van Wert County (southwest), Paulding County (west), Defiance County (northwest), Wood County (northeast) .
What cities and towns are in Putnam County, OH?
Cities and towns located in the County include Putnam, Belmore, Cloverdale, Columbus Grove, Continental, Dupont, Ft. Jennings, Gilboa, Glandorf, Kalida, Leipsic, Miller City, Ottawa, Ottoville, Pandora, West Leipsic. Other communities include Rimer, Vaughnsville.
What townships are in Putnam County, OH?
Townships located in the County include Blanchard, Greensburg, Jackson, Jennings, Liberty, Monroe, Monterey, Ottawa, Palmer, Perry, Pleasant, Riley, Sugar Creek, Union, Van Buren.
Where can find Putnam County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Putnam County vital records can be found at the Ohio Department of Health which has Birth Records since Dec 20, 1908; Death Records since since 1954 and copies of Marriage and Divorce Records since 1918 to present There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Ohio for current fees and application process.
You can search online for Putnam County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Ohio Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate, Death Certificate Application to mail. The Archives Division has copies of births before 1908, death before 1944 and marriage records before 1949.
The Putnam County Health Department has Birth & Death Records from 1908-Present. For birth and death records prior to Dec. 20, 1908, contact the Probate Court of this county.
What Putnam County, OH census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Putnam County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1790, 1800 (destroyed), 1810, 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Putnam Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Putnam Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Putnam Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. One can find free online and printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also Ohio Census Records Research Guide
What genealogical records can I find in the Putnam County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Putnam County. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also Ohio Corthouse Records Research Guide.
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Putnam County, OH?
A list of Putnam County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Ohio Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Where can I connect with other Putnam County, OH Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Putnam County, OH?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Putnam County.