Ohio Family History Societies(H-I)

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

County Societies

Hamilton County Genealogical Society

Numerous databases are on their site, which incorporate:

  • Churches
  • Hamilton Co. General History
  • How-To Articles
  • Last Name Indexes and Article Indexes for The Tracer
  • Probate Court Records 1794-1884

Databases also incorporate Indexes and Images for Hamilton Co. Recorder's Office, which includes Deeds, Documents and Maps.

There is also an index of over 483000 names in Newspaper Death Notices and Weddings on the site.

Publications sold by the society comprise:

  • Back Issues of their quarterly Journal The Tracer
  • Baptisms pre 1859-1899
  • Barrere Funeral Home Books 1927-1953
  • Cemetery Transcripts
  • Deaths 1878-1896 and 1900-1908
  • First Families
  • Hamilton Co. Probate Abstract 1791-1837

Other publications are also available for sale from Little Miami Publishing Co. and Heritage Books Inc.  These comprise:

  • Early Deed Books 1804-1806 and 1814-1817
  • German Heritage Guide to the Greater Cincinnati Area
  • Guide to Recorder's Indexes and Documents 1794-1988
  • Maps and Atlases
  • Marriages Supplement 1850-1884
  • Recorder's Books 1801-1820
  • Marriages 1870-1899

Henry County Genealogical Society

Many databases are accessible, which incorporate:

  • 68th OVI(68th Ohio Volunteer Infantry)
  • 1853 Property Re-Appraisal
  • 1859 Property Re-Appraisal
  • 1948 Directory
  • Birth Corrections(Volumes 6-15)
  • Chattel Tax Documents for numerous years
  • Common Pleas(Index of Cases in the Court of Common Pleas)
  • Early Obituaries appearing in Newspapers from 1852-1885
  • Estate Papers 1850-1930
  • Historical Photographs
  • List of Veterans buried in the area
  • Marriages 1847-1899
  • Naturalisations 1800s-early 1900s
  • Pedigree Charts

Numerous resources are accessible in the Edwin Wood Memorial Library, including:

  • Cemetery Transcripts
  • Census Returns
  • Church Registers
  • Court Documents
  • Family Histories
  • Histories for some Counties in Ohio
  • Maps and Atlases
  • Naturalisations
  • Newspapers
  • Passenger and Immigration Lists
  • Publications of interest to Genealogists and Family Historians
  • Social Security Death Index 1937-1999
  • US Census Bundle 1607-1880
  • Vital Records
  • Wills

Publications sold by the society comprise:

  • 1857 Tax Duplicates
  • Ancestor Charts
  • Births 1867-1882
  • Cemetery Inscriptions
  • Census Returns
  • Index for English Newspaper Obituary Scrapbook 1916-1940
  • Index for Scrapbooks of Obituaries in German and Northwest Signal Areas Deaths
  • Individual & Partnership Traders Record 1884-1912
  • Infirmary Register 1870-1980
  • Marriages 1899-1925
  • Mothers Pension Records 1915-1936
  • Obituaries
  • Soldier's Discharge Papers
  • US Patent Deeds and OH State Deeds
  • Veterans Grave Registrations

Holmes County Genealogical Society

Many databases are accessible, including the Civil Court 1825-1900 and Probate Court 1852-1900.

A Mailing List is also accessible.


Hudson Genealogical Study Group

A list of First Families is accessible, along with Back Issues of The Hudson Green, their Quarterly Newsletter.

Numerous publications are available, which incorporate:

  • Death Records 1868-1908
  • Doncaster Funeral Home Books 1903-1910 and 1910-1922
  • Hudson Township and Cemetery Inscriptions
  • Index to Summit Co.Grantor/Grantee Land Records Index 1795-1840
  • Mayors Court Papers of Hudson
  • Portage Co. 1870 Federal Census
  • St Mary's Cemetery Transcripts 1858-1988
  • Summit Co. 1860 Mortality Schedule
  • Summit Co. 1900 Federal Census Index
  • Summit Co. Atlas 1891
  • Transcription of 1920 Federal Census for Hudson Village

Huron County Genealogical Society

Their aim is to promote and encourage genealogical and family history research, especially in Huron Co.

Some indexes are available, which include Huron Co. First and Civil War Families.  Tombstone Inscriptions are also available.

Numerous publications are available for sale, which include Cemetery Inscriptions, 1870 Census Indexes and Huron Co. Pioneer Ladies 1808-1850.


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