Wyandot County, Ohio
Genealogy, History & Facts
Wyandot County, Ohio Facts
When was Wyandot County, OH Created?
Wyandot County was created on February 3, 1845 from Crawford County, Hancock County, Hardin County and Marion County. This county was named for the Wyandot Indians .
Wyandot County, OH Vital Records
Where can find Wyandot County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Wyandot 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 Wyandot 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.
Wyandot County, OH Census Records
What Wyandot County, OH census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Wyandot County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Wyandot Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Wyandot Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Wyandot 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
Wyandot County, OH Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Wyandot County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Wyandot County court, probate, and land records data as a useful resource of ancestry and genealogy information. Buried away in Ohio courthouses and archives everywhere are the ambitions and frustrations of countless Ohio residents. The possibilities are excellent that your forefathers have left a comprehensive document of at least a number of facets of their lives in the Wyandot County court records. Even if your forebears is not referred to in a Court case, contemplate all of the other procedures that could have lead to him or her to appear in court records. See Also Ohio Courthouse Records Research Guide.
- Wyandot County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 109 S., Sandusky Ave., Upper Sandusky 43351-1497
- Phone: (419) 294-3836
- Wyandot County Clerk of Probate Court
- Phone: 419-294-2300
- Marriage Records: 1845
- Probate Records: 1845
- Wyandot County Recorder
- Phone: 419-294-1442
- Land Records: 1826
- Wyandot County Clerk of Court of Common Pleas
- Phone: 419-294-1432
- Court Records: 1845
- Ohio, Wills and Probate Records, 1786-1998
- BLM Land Records
- Wyandot County USGenWeb Archives Project
Wyandot County, OH Societies and Family History Resources
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Wyandot County, OH?
A list of Wyandot County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Ohio Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
- Wyandot County Chapter, OGS, PO Box 414, Upper Sandusky, OH 43351-0414; Wyandot County Chapter, OGS meets the third Monday of each month at 6:30pm; at the Upper Sandusky Community Library January, March, April, May, June, August, October; February off site; July Picnic at Stepping Stones Park; November, Pioneer Banquet. The Wyandot County Tracers preserves Wyandot County’s genealogical history with holdings housed in the Heritage Room of the Upper Sandusky Library.
- Wyandot County Historical Society, PO Box 372, Upper Sandusky, OH 43351-0372; Phone: (419) 294-3857; The Wyandot County Historical Society preserves the history and culture of Wyandot County and provides an educational experience for area schoolchildren in its 1853 McConnell House Museum.
- Mohawk Historical Society, PO Box 336, Sycamore, OH 44882-0336
- Ohio Historical Society, Archives-Library Division, 1982 Velma Avenue, Columbus, OH 43211; Telephone: 614-297-2300
- Ohio Genealogical Society, 713 South Main Street, Mansfield OH 44907-1644
Where can I connect with other Wyandot County, OH Researchers through message boards and forums?
- Ohio Genealogy Community (plus.google.com)
- Ohio State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Wyandot County, Ohio Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com) read and post messages about your ancestors in Wyandot County
- Wyandot County, Ohio Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com) read and post messages with other genealogy researchers for Wyandot County
What other genealogical resources are available in Wyandot County, OH?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Wyandot County.