Ohio Family History Societies (S-T)

This section lists associations from Scioto to Trumbull giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer.

County Societies

Scioto County Genealogical Society

Many databases are available, which include 1850 and 1870 Census Indexes and Gravestone Inscriptions from Greenlawn Cemetery.  A list of Cemeteries in Scioto Co. is also accessible.

Many Books are accessible in Portsmouth Public Library in the Local History Department.  For full details of Books held, please peruse the list on their site.

Numerous publications are available for sale, which incorporate:

  • 1820, 1830 and 1840 Census Returns
  • 1850 Censuses for Wayne, Clay, Jefferson, Harrison, Vernon, Madison, Morgan, Union, Brush Creek, Nile, Washington, Green, Bloom and Porter Townships
  • 1870 Census Index
  • Census for the City of Portsmouth
  • Gravestone Inscriptions
  • History of the Lower Scioto Valley
  • Holy Trinity Cemetery Inscriptions
  • Obituaries
  • Piatt Funeral Home Books
  • Scioto Co. Early Settlers

Seneca County Genealogical Society

Publications sold by the society include:

  • Back Issues of the Seneca Searchers Newsletter
  • Births 1867-1908
  • Deaths 1867-1908
  • Facts from the Tiffin Public Schools
  • Marriages 1841-1992
  • Naturalisations 1834-1930
  • Seneca Co. Families

Shelby Genealogical Society

Many resources can be accessed in the Marvin Room Genealogy Library, which incorporate:

  • Births
  • Censuses
  • Church Registers
  • Deaths
  • Genealogies
  • Maps and Atlases
  • Marriages
  • Mayflower Ancestral Index
  • Mayflower Families
  • Obituaries
  • Real Estate Partitions
  • Rural Schools
  • Tombstone Inscriptions

Many databases are accessible, which incorporate:

  • Biographies
  • Cemeteries
  • Churches
  • Civil War Veterans of The Sherman Brigade
  • Deaths 1912, 1916, 1918 and 1919
  • Early Industries
  • Early Merchants taken from the 1862 Shelby Express Newspaper
  • Marriages
  • Obituaries
  • Pioneer Family List
  • St John's Lutheran Church, New Washington Marriages 1855-1872 and 1873-1880
  • One Room Schools
  • Vintage Maps
  • Wills

A list of Cemeteries is also available, along with information regarding surnames currently being researched by Members.

Many publications are available for sale, including:

  • Deceased Veterans of Shelby, Richland County, Ohio and Vicinity
  • Shelby Oakland Cemetery and Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Cemetery Transcripts

Stark County Genealogical Society

There is a list of some of First Families on the site and it is also possible to search the Tombstone Inscriptions Every Name Index by going through Rootsweb.  Full instructions are on the asscociation's site. 

Many publications are sold by the society, which comprise:

  • 1870-1880 Stark Co. Census Indexes
  • 1890 Census: Civil War Veterans and Widows
  • Ancestor Charts
  • Back Issues of the Tree Climber Newsletter 2000-2004
  • Cemetery Inscriptions
  • Deaths 1867-1908
  • Portrait and Biographical Records

Trumbull County Historical Society

Some archives can be accessed in their Library and Museum, which comprise:

  • Books
  • Manuscripts
  • Maps
  • Multimedia Items
  • Newspapers
  • Other related Materials
  • Photographs

Some resources are also available through the site, which include James K Rudolph 1862 Civil War Diary, the September 11th 2001 Living History Project Video and The Story of John Stark Edwards 1777-1813.


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