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Ohio Census Notes

In 1790, Ohio was still in what was known as Northwest Territory. 1790 census enumerators did not enter this hostile territory to take the census so there is not a 1790 Federal census for the area that was to become Ohio Territory in 1799.

1800 & 1810 Federal censuses were taken in Ohio but the only surviving fragments are for Washington County, OH. What exists of these early Ohio census records are included in the 1790-1890 Ohio Census Collection at Ancestry.

Federal Ohio census records are available to the public for census years 1800 (Washington County only), 1810 (Washington County only), 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920 & 1930. See 1790-1940 US Census Records at Ancestry.

1890 Ohio Federal Census Records were destroyed by a fire in the Commerce Department Building in January 1921. Small fragments of Hamilton and Clinton Counties survived the fire along with the 1890 Union Veterans and Widows Schedules which are often used as a census substitute. See 1890 US Federal Census Fragments & 1890 Veterans Schedules at AncestryAlso See A Fire Destroyed The 1890 Census & Bridging the 1890 Census Gap.

Soundex code (phonetic indexes) for Federal Ohio census records are available on microfilm for census years: 1880, 1900, 1910, and 1920.

Ohio State census records - Many states took their own census enumerations apart from the standard Federal censuses. Unfortunately, there are not any Ohio state census records known to exist.

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Learn what questions were asked in each census year and where to find census records online.  This section of Census Finder covers each census year from 1790-1940 and will give you clues and tips to help you learn to locate your ancestors quickly in census records.


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Ohio Dept. of Health

Division of Vital Statistics

PO Box 15098

Columbus, OH 43215-0098

Phone:  (614) 466-2531

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Ohio

(Territory: 1799)

(Statehood: 1803)


Statewide Ohio Census Records Online

 1790-1890 Ohio Census Records at Ancestry

 1840 Census of Pensioners - Statewide

 1850 Federal Census Index and 1850 Census Images

 1850 Federal Census Mortality Schedules Index and Images

 1860 Federal Census Index

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Other OH Statewide Genealogy Records Used as Census Substitutes

 1800-1850 Ohio Tax Records

 Roster of Ohio Soldiers in the War of 1812

 


OH Census Records Online by County

Adams County Census Records

(Formed 1797 from Hamilton County.)

 

1820 Federal Census Index of Scott Twp

1820 Federal Census Transcription of Scott Twp

1820 Federal Census Index of Wayne Twp

1820 Federal Census Transcription of Wayne Twp

1830 Federal Census Index of Scott Twp

1830 Federal Census Transcription of Scott Twp

1830 Federal Census Index of Wayne Twp

1830 Federal Census Transcription of Wayne Twp

1840 Federal Census Index of Wayne Twp

1840 Federal Census Transcription of Wayne Twp

1840 Federal Census Index of Winchester Twp

1840 Federal Census Transcription of Winchester Twp

1840 Census of Pensioners at Genealogy Trails

1850 Federal Census Households 1-117

1850 Federal Census Households 118-210

1850 Federal Census Households 211-327

1850 Federal Census Records for Franklin Township

1860 Federal Census Index of Oliver Twp (partial)

1860 Federal Census Transcription of Oliver Twp (partial)

1860 Federal Census Agricultural Schedule of Oliver Twp (partial)

1860 Federal Census Agricultural Schedule of Oliver Twp

1860 Federal Census Mortality Schedule

1870 Federal Census Index of Townships

1870 Federal Census Index & 1870 Census Records (partial)

 

1870 Federal Census Index  (partial).  Select a Township:
Select a Township:
[Green]   [Liberty]   [Manchester]   [Monroe]   [Sprigg]  

 

1870 Federal Census Transcriptions at USGenWeb Archives

1870 Federal Census Industrial Schedule of Wayne Twp

1880 Federal Census Mortality Schedule

1883 Census of Pensioners at Genealogy Trails

1900 Federal Census Enumeration Districts

1930 Federal Census Enumeration Districts

1940 Federal Census Enumeration Districts

1940 Federal Census Index & 1940 Census Records for Bratton Township

Other Records

1810 Tax List Index

1810 Land Tax Records

1810-1899 Justices of the Peace in Wayne Twp

1818-1901 Justices of the Peace in Oliver Twp

1838-1898 Justices of the Peace in Wincheser Twp

1854-1902 Justices of the Peace in Oliver Twp

1900-1912 School Records

Revolutionary War Soldiers

School Records

 


Allen County Census Records

(Formed 1820 from Shelby County.)

 

1840 Federal Census Transcription of Amanda Township

1840 Federal Census Transcription of Auglaize Township

1840 Federal Census Transcription of Jackson Township

1850 Federal Census Index & 1850 Census Records at us-census.org

1850 Federal Census Images Index

1850 Federal Census Images

1850 Federal Census Index & 1850 Census Records at USGenWeb Archives

 

 

1850 Federal Census Index.
Surnames starting with:
[A-Be]   [Bi-By]   [C-Cq]   [Cr-Do]   [Dr-F]
[G-Ha]   [He-Hy]   [I-Le]   [Li-Mc]   [Me-My]
[N-Pu]   [R-Sa]   [Sc-Sta]   [Ste-V]   [W-Z]

1850 Federal Census.
Pages:
[234A-246A]   [246B-257A]   [257B-268A]   [268B-279A]
[279B-290A]   [290B-301A]   [301B-312A]   [312B-323A]
[323B-334B]   [335A-346B]   [347A-358A]   [358B-369B]
[370A-604A]

 

1850 Federal Census Transcription of Amanda Township

1860 Federal Census Mortality Schedule

1880 Federal Census Index and Transcription of the Mortality Schedule

1883 Census of Pensioners at Genealogy Trails

1900 Federal Census Enumeration Districts

1920 Federal Census for Lima State Hospital for the Criminally Insane

1930 Federal Census Enumeration Districts Part 1  |  Part 2

1930 Federal Census Index & Transcription of the Allen County Children's Home

Other Records

1834 Tax List for Amanda and Auglaize Townships

1834 Tax List for Bath and Deuchoquette Townships

1834 Tax List for German and Jackson Townships

1834 Tax List for Marion, Perry & Wayne Townships

1875 Businessmen

1880 Businesses

1908-1959 Death Records

Civil War Soldier Database

Early Land Patents

WWI Death List

 


Ashland County Census Records

(Formed 1846 from Huron, Lorain, Richland & Wayne Counties.)

 

1850 Federal Census Records of Clear Creak Twp.

1850 Federal Census Records for Ashland City, District 1

1850 Federal Census Records for Ashland City, District 2

1850 Federal Census Records for Ashland City, District 3

1850 Federal Census Records for Ashland City, District 4

1850 Federal Census Records for Ashland City, District 5

1850 Federal Census Records for Ashland City, District 6

1860 Federal Census Mortality Schedule

1860 Federal Census Mortality Schedule at us-census.org

1870 Federal Census of Clear Creek Twp Part 1

1870 Federal Census of Clear Creek Twp Part 2

1870 Federal Census of Clear Creek Twp Part 3

1880 Federal Census Mortality Schedule at us-census.org

1883 Census of Pensioners at Genealogy Trails

1900 Federal Census Enumeration Districts

1930 Federal Census Enumeration Districts

Other Records

1857-1925 First Presbyterian Church Membership List

1880 Biographical History

1884-1885 Business Directory

1905 Telephone Directory

1906 City Directory

1911 City Directory for Ashland - Surnames A-M

1911 City Directory for Ashland - Surnames N-Z

1911 City Directory for Ashland - Rural Routes

Ashland County Soldiers

Church Histories and Members

Early Land Patents

Early School Records

Military Records

Reminiscences of the Pioneers of Perry Township

Various Tax Records and Tax Lists

War of 1812 Militia

WWI Veterans

WWII Veterans

 

 

 

 

 

Ohio Census Finder Counties

Adams-Ashland

Lawrence-Logan

Ashtabula-Belmont

Lorain-Medina

Brown-Clark

Meigs-Miami

Clermont-Cuyahoga

Monroe-Noble

Darke-Erie

Ottawa-Preble

Fairfield-Fulton

Putnam-Ross

Gallia-Guernsey

Sandusky-Stark

Hamilton-Harrison

Summit-Vinton

Henry-Huron

Warren-Wyandot

Jackson-Lake

 

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