Lookup Volunteers - Allen County, Ohio

When submitting your Look-Up Requests please consider the following guidelines:

Limit your request to one surname or other item per submission and no more than two submissions a day. Send your lookup request to the e-mail address of the volunteer.

Use the following format in submitting your request:

  1. On the SUBJECT line, enter "LOOKUP"
  2. On the first line of the message, enter the type of lookup, e.g. cemetery, birth record, obituary, etc.
  3. On the subsequent line(s) of the message, describe exactly what item you want looked up.
  4. At the end of your message, please put your name, "snail mail" address and e-mail address for reply.

NOTE: Requests for "any and all information" about someone might be requested to pay a small look up charge.

Resource Material Volunteer Email address

Allen county, Ohio births vol 1, bk 1: 1867-1879
Allen county, Ohio births vol 2, bk 1: 1880-1889
Allen county, Ohio births vol 1, bk 1: 1890-1900
Allen county, Ohio births vol 2, bk 2: 1901-1930
Allen county, Ohio marriages: 1831-1869
Maria Mastin maria.karabinas@yahoo.com
Cemeteries - Richland Twp., Allen Co Ken Graham gram9876@hotmail.com
1922 yearbook for Bluffton College Rene Sheppard renshep@peoplepc.com
Lima or Quilna Shawnee High School Yearbooks
  • 1913 Lima High School - The Annual Mirror -  The only class photos are of the Senior class of 1913.  Each senior has their class photo of 1913 and beside it is a baby photo of them.
  • 1927 Quilna Shawnee High School - Single class photos but also has the Junior, Sophomore and Freshman class photos
  • 1929 Quilna Shawnee High School - Same as above but also has the 8th and 7th grade Jr. High
  • 1930 Quilna Shawnee High School - Has individual photos of 9th-12th grades and class photos of 7th and 8th grade Jr. High
  • 1931 Quilna Shawnee High School - Has only senior individual photos, 11th - 7th are class photos
  • 1932 Quilna Shawnee High School - Has only senior individual photos, 11th - 7th are class photos
  • 1933 Quilna Shawnee High School - The only class individual photos are of the Seniors of 1933.
Kelly Shaw kelly647@yahoo.com
  • History of Allen County 1885
  • A History of Bath Township from it's Beginning by Frank Hackman, 1926.  It covers the history from 1824. 
Sharon More MSharRico@aol.com

Note:  Please request  a specific surname lookup only.  Requests that are too general can not be accommodated.
  • Monroe Township cemetery book
Loretta Dunham Lorettadunham@aol.com
  • Lima City Directory from 1964
Nancy Chamberlain NChamb6207@aol.com
  • Allen County, Ohio Births Vol. 1 1867-1879
  • Allen County, Ohio Births Vol. 2 1880-1889
  • Allen County marriages 1831-1869
Maria Mastin Note:  The volunteer that handles these items is currently not able to fulfill requests. 
  • Bluffton Telephone Company Directory for Bluffton Ohio - August 1947 (includes listings for Bluffton and Beaverdam)
Christine Freeman kvikklunsj@comcast.net
  Click to access web page.
  • School roster from the Ironclad School, Bath Township, Allen County for the 1907 - 1908
Maria Straight


  • Information relating to the MILLER surname from the Michael Miller Record Book. This book traces allot of the Miller Families who lived in Allen County Ohio.
Carol Albrecht


  • "McClure Families of Allen, Paulding and Van Wert Counties of Ohio", written by Ruth Woten Rumbaugh,and Published by the Anundsen Publishing Co., in 1985. The book is indexed, and I would be happy to do look-ups for any interested researchers.
Dean Hildreth mildean@webnology.com


  • "A Standard History of Allen County, Ohio" by William Rusler published in 1921. Volume two is all biographies.
Sara Holderfield


  •  "ALL Leatherman Kin", which has a lot of info on Allen County BAKER and LEATHERMAN surnames.

    First Baker-Leatherman reunion minutes from 1902, held at Harrod, Ohio. This document has many of the related families listed to the above two families.
Larry Clum lclum@gtmidwest.com


  • "Keith collected genealogies of Keith, Keath & Keeth families of North America".
Joyce Godfrey


  • Orignal Land Entries of Allen County
  • Has information on Eighty-First Regiment, Ohio Infantry
    Volunteers - War of the Rebellion. Can do roster lookups.


Jill Parry winger@iquest.net




Sue Sonntag sonntag@wcoil.com 


  • A Genealogical Register of the McComb Family in America, by P.H.K. McComb and Virginia M. McComb, printed 1942.
  • History of Truro now Columbus Grove First Presbyterian Church, Columbus Grove, Ohio printed 1902.


Jill May Ja62@aol.com


Will provide look-ups for the following surnames relating to Allen County:
  • Line
  • Delong
  • Kiracofe
Greg Line gline@adelphia.net


1936 centennial book of St. Matthews Church in Shawnee Twp. It includes a history of the church and its founders starting in PA and then to southern Ohio and on up to Allen County. It also has quite a few photos.


Trace Archer

"Descendants of Moses and Isabell (Clark) Crawford of Bucks County, Pennsylvania" by Allen W. Scholl, Heritage Books, published 1993

Susan Husted shusted@woh.rr.com