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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


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