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Records for Ashtabula County:

Birth Records (prior to 1867) - Birth records were not recorded by law until 1867. Although some records from a few counties predate 1867, records of births in Ohio are generally not available before this date.
Marriage Records - 1811 Generally, parentage was not listed in most early marriage records.
Death Records (prior to 1867) - Death records were not recorded by law until 1867. Although some records from a few counties predate 1867, records of deaths in Ohio are generally not available before this date. Generally, parentage was not listed in death records before 1909.
Land records - 1798 (located at the recorders office)
Probate records - 1811
Court Records - 1811

Ashtabula County Vital Records Ashtabula County Health Department:
4717 Main Ave.
Ashtabula, OH 44004
(440) 992-7123

Ashtabula County Probate Court:
25 West Jefferson Street
Jefferson, OH 44047
(440) 576-3451

Record Cost Dates Ordering Notes:
Birth $24.00 1909 to present Order Online Mail Order from Ashtabula County Health Dept
Death $24.00 1909 to present Order Online Mail Order from Ashtabula County Health Dept
Birth 1867+ Order Online from Ashtabula County Probate Court
Death 1867+ Order Online from Ashtabula County Probate Court
Marriage 1812+ from Ashtabula County Probate Court

Note: The Ashtabula County Health Department can now issue Birth Abstracts for anyone born in the State of Ohio from 1909 to present date. We have been granted Statewide Birth Issuance from the Ohio Department of Health Vital Statistics Office as of December 2010.


ASHTABULA COUNTY RECORDER'S OFFICE
Barbara Schaab, Recorder
25 West Jefferson Street, Jefferson, Ohio 44047
Phone: (440) 576-3762
Fax: (440) 576-3231

Business Hours: 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Copies made with assistance from the recorder/staff $2.00 per. page
Copies made without assistance from the recorder/staff $ .25 per page.

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Historical and Genealogical Societies


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Ashtabula County Chapter, OGS
Geneva Public Library
860 Sherman Street
Geneva, OH 44041-9101

Ashtabula County Chapter, OGS has meetings at the Geneva Public Library on the fourth Wednesday of each month, September through May (except December) at 1:00pm and June through August at 7:00pm, except under special circumstances. E-mail: acgs@ashtabulagen.org

Ashtabula County Historical Society
P.O. Box 36 Jefferson, Ohio 44047
Phone 440-466-7337


Ashtabula Family History Center


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571 Seven Hills Road
Ashtabula, OH 44004