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Genealogy Societies

  • Belmont County Chapter, OGS
    P. O. Box 285
    Barnesville, OH 43713-0285

    Belmont County Chapter of The Ohip Genealogical Society
    was founded 21 years ago.





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Historical Societies

  • SedgwickHouse and Museum
    Owned and , maintained, and operated by:
    Martins Ferry Area Historical Society
    627 Hanover Street Box 422
    Martins Ferry, Ohio 43935
    Open summer hours or by appointment

    Available Publications
    Martin Family Book
    Zane Family Book
    Town of Grandeur-Annie Tanks
    Bulltown
    Backward  Glances
    For more information contact Dorothy Albasin-740-635-4222
    or e-mail Mary


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Courthouses

  • Belmont County Courthouse
    When writing the courthouse, address the letter:
    Belmont County Courthouse
    (Name of Dep't, if known; i.e. Probate Court, Vital Records, etc.)
    101 W. Main Street
    St. Clairsville, OH 43950-1224

    Phone (740)695-2121
    Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 to 4:30

Birth and Death records are not available in this county prior to 1867.
    Probate Court Records and fees:
  • Call or write for current prices for copies
  • Certified copies of Birth, Death, or Marriage -- write or call for current prices
  • ***Only cash or money orders are accepted made payable to:
    Belmont County Probate Court
    Probate Court has the following records:
  • Birth - 1867 to August 20, 1982
  • Death - 1867 to 1908 - 1940 to August 20, 1982
  • Marriage - 1803 to present


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Health Departments

  • Belmont County Health Department
    State Route 331
    68501 Bannock Road
    St. Clairsville, OH 43950
    (740) 695-1202
Available records are as follows:
Birth - 1867 to present
Death - 1917 to present (No records for 1922)
  • Bellaire Health Department
    City Building
    Bellaire, OH 43906
    (740) 676-6061
Available records:
Births - 1909 to present
Deaths - 1909 to present
  • Martins Ferry Health Department
    City Building
    Martins Ferry, OH 43935
    (740) 633-9752
Available records:
Births - 1909 to present
Deaths - 1908 to present (some 1900)


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Libraries


  • Barnesville Hutton Memorial Library
    308 E. Main Street
    Barnesville, OH 43713
    Hours:
    • Monday thru Thursday, 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
      During Summer the library closes at 6:00 p.m.
    • Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
    • Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    • Closed Sundays
    Barnesville Library is the repository for research materials collected by Belmont Co. Chapter, OGS.
  • Bellaire Public Library
    Mellott Memorial Building
    32nd & Guernsey Streets
    Bellaire, OH 43906
    Hours:
    • Monday-Friday 9-8
    • Saturday 9-5
    • Sunday 1-5
  • Martins Ferry Public Library
    20 South 5th Street
    Martins Ferry, OH 43935
    Hours:
    • Monday-Friday 9-8
    • Saturday 10-5
    • Sunday 1-5

  • St. Clairsville Public Library

    St. Clairsville Public Library
    West Main Street
    St. Clairsville, OH 43950
    Hours:
    • Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri 9:30 - 8:00;
    • Thurs, Sat 9:30 - 1:00 (Summer).
    • After Sept. 1 - Thurs, Sat 9:30 - 5:00 (Winter)

    The CumberlandTrail Genealogical Society Genealogy Research Room is in the St. Clairsville Library and is located right across from the Belmont County Courthouse. Many books available, as well as microfilm and the LDS CD-Roms (Family Search).
  • Wheeling Room
    Ohio Co Library, Wheeling, WV


    Maintained by the Wheeling Area Genealogical Society
    Hours:
    • Monday-Thursday 9-9
    • Friday10-5
    • Saturday 9-5


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Links


Ohio Genealogy Web Project

United States Genealogy Web Project

World Genealogy Web Project


Other Useful Links

USGS Mapping: GNIS DBase Query Form
Allen County Public Library Home Page
Genealogy SF / Brian's Hot List
Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet
Cedar Falls, Iowa Library, Resources
The Pittsburgh Cookie Co.
Ohio Genealogy & Historical Publications
Genealogy Today


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