State of Ohio Library  and Genealogy Servs. Section.

Locations and Hours:

The main library at 274 East First Avenue is open to the public.

You must be a registered State Library patron to check out materials. The Rhodes branch containsa small specialized collection for use of the agencies in the building. The Riffe branch contains the Media Center.

State Library of Ohio Main Library

274 East First Avenue

Columbus, Ohio 43201

Monday - Thursday 800 am - 500 pm

Friday 900 am - 500 pm

(614) 644-7061

Fax (614) 466-3584

http//winslo.state.oh.us/sloloc.html

 

Map and directions for finding the location:

http//winslo.state.oh.us/slodirections.html

 

Genealogy Services

Genealogy 728-2789 800-686-1533

http//winslo.state.oh.us/services/genealogy/index.html

Genealogy Services at the State Library of Ohio emphasizes the importance of Ohio as the "Gateway to the West". Therefore, the collection includes records for not only Ohio but also Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and Kentucky.

Genealogy Services

State Library of Ohio

274 East First Avenue

Columbus, Ohio 43201

Voice (614) 644-6966

Fax (614) 728-2789

Email: ancestor@winslo.state.oh.us

Monday - Thursday 800 am - 500 pm

Friday 900 am - 500 pm

Closed weekends and state holidays.

 

Genealogy Research at the State Library of Ohio

http//winslo.state.oh.us/services/genealogy/slogeneres.html

The State Library of Ohio's genealogy collection is comprised of over 17,000 books, 6,000 microfilms and 10,000 microfiche. It is open for unrestricted use by the public during normal business hours. Two computer workstations provide access to the library catalog, the internet and several CD-ROM databases. Two photocopiers and eleven microform reader-printers are also available for public use. Copies of both microform and print documents cost just $.10 per page. In addition, arrangement of the collection by geographical area, subject and family surname facilitates browsing of the open stacks. The library contains a broad spectrum of genealogical resources including census data, county records, cemetery books, military rosters, how-to books and family histories. Genealogy materials do not circulate and are not available for interlibrary loan.

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Federal Census Records By State

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http//winslo.state.oh.us/services/genealogy/slogenecensn-z.html

The following list of census records in the Genealogy Services Room at the State Library of Ohio refers to the census itself, not to accompanying indexes. Indexes to all of the records in the list below are available at the State Library except for Illinois 1860-1880; Indiana 1870; Kentucky 1880,1900; Missouri 1860-1880; Oregon 1870; and Tennessee 1880.

For indexes that do not have accompanying censuses at the State Library, see the online catalog.

Symbols used in this list

*  indexed separately

x  incomplete records

+  microfilm

#  reconstructed census

 

OHIO

1800, 1810, 1803 Early Ohio Census Records, Vol. 1

(Washington County only) x

1779-1789 Early Ohio, Vol. 2 #

1790 Ohio Northwest Territorial Census #

1795 1820 Wayne County Early Censuses and Tax Records #

1807 Butler County

1820 Census * +

1830 Census * +

1840 Census * +

1850 Census * +

1860 Census * +

1870 Census * +

1880 Census * +

1880 Soundex +

1890 Surviving Census * + x

1890 Civil War Union Veterans & Their Widows * +

(Only these counties are indexed: Fulton, Gallia, Highland, Hocking, Jackson, Jefferson, Lawrence, Lucas, Paulding, Pike, Ross, Scioto, Stark, Tuscarawas, Vinton, Warren, and Washington)

1900 Census * +

1900 Soundex +

1910 Census * +

1910 Miracode +

1920 Census * +

1920 Soundex +

 

PENNSYLVANIA

1790 Heads of Families Census

1800 Census * +

1810 Census * +

1820 Census * +

1830 Census * +

1840 Census * +

1850 Census * +

1860 Census * +

1870 Census West * +

1870 Census Philadelphia * +

 

MARYLAND

1790 Heads of Families Census

1800 Census * +

1810 Census * +

1820 Census * +

1830 Census * +

1840 Census * +

1850 Census * +

1860 Census * +

 

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