Ohio Family History Societies(M-P)

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

County Societies

Morrow County Genealogical Society

Many archives can be accessed in the Library, which include:

  • Census Returns
  • Early Settlers
  • Family Histories
  • Land and Tax Records
  • Military Books
  • Military Resources
  • Native American Books
  • Newspapers
  • Ohio Vital Records
  • Passenger and Immigration Lists
  • Probate Records
  • SAR Patriot Index
  • Wills

A full list of resources held by the Library is available.

A list of Cemeteries is accessible and Surname Indexes from Tombstone Inscriptions are also available.

Numerous publications are sold by the society, which comprise:

  • 1850 Census Returns
  • 1895 Delaware, Morrow and Union Co. Biographical History
  • 1911 Morrow Co. History Index
  • Births
  • Cemetery Inscriptions
  • Deaths
  • Discharges 1861-1945
  • Funeral Home Books
  • Histories and Atlases
  • Marriages
  • Morrow Co. Earliest Churches 1880s-1940s
  • Morrow Co. Records of Registration - War Veterans Graves 1841-1993
  • Wills 1848-1926

Muskingum County Genealogical Society

Many archives can be accessed in their Research Centre located in John McIntire Library, 220 North Fifth Street, Zanesville, which include City Directories, Photographs, Obituaries  and School Yearbooks. 

Information regarding Surnames currently being researched by Patrons and Members is also available.


Ottawa County Genealogical Society

The association was established on 11 November 1969. Their aim is to promote and encourage the study of genealogy.  

They also have a list of resources, such as Funeral Homes, Cemeteries and Libraries which you may find of use when conducting research in the area.  A list of Ottawa County communities is also available.

Many publications are available for sale, which comprise:

  • Church Registers
  • Death Notices
  • Deaths from Ottawa Co. Probate Court 1869-1908
  • First Families
  • Funeral Home Registers
  • Lakeview Cemetery Information
  • Locust Point Cemetery Burials 1840-2003
  • Obituaries and Memorial Cards of some Ottawa Co. People: The Hugh Minier Collection
  • Rusha Cemetery Burials 1835-2003
  • Tombstone Inscriptions
  • Weddings from Ottawa Co. Probate Court 1840-1890

Paulding County Genealogical Society

The association has an extensive collection of archives that are available in Carnegie Library, which incorporate:

  • Census Returns
  • Civil War Roster Index for Ohio
  • Court of Common Pleas, Civil Journal and Chancery Records
  • Deeds 1849-1989
  • Family Histories
  • High School Yearbooks
  • Newspapers
  • Maps
  • Marriage Licences up to 1952
  • Naturalisations 1853-1930
  • Pamphlets
  • Photographs
  • Village of Paulding Council Minutes 1874-1991
  • Wills up to 1902
  • World War II Veterans Lists

Numerous publications are sold by the society, which include:

  • 1882 Atlas Reprint
  • Census Indexes
  • Civil War Veteran Burials
  • Early Births
  • Early Records 1839-1880
  • Endsley Family by Endsley
  • Military Veterans
  • Newsletters
  • Obituaries
  • Soviet Sojourn by McClure
  • Tombstone Inscriptions

Perry County Genealogical Society

Many archives are accessible in MacGahan Genealogy and Local History Room, Perry Co. District Library, 117 S. Jackson Street, New Lexington.  These archives incorporate:

  • Census Returns
  • Church Registers
  • Directories
  • Family Histories
  • Land Records
  • Military Information
  • Newspapers
  • Pedigree Charts
  • Tombstone Inscriptions
  • Various Historical Village Maps
  • Village and Town Histories
  • Vital Records
  • Yearbooks

The association has many publications available for sale, which comprise:

  • 1875 Atlas of Perry Co. Index
  • 19th Century Perry Co. Families
  • Births 1908-2008
  • Census Indexes
  • Civil War Veteran Discharges
  • Deaths 1908-2007
  • Early Deaths 1867-1919
  • Guide to Graveyard Locations
  • History of Shawnee by R. M. Gibson
  • Obituaries and Death Notices
  • Tombstone Inscriptions

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