COLUMBUS METROPOLITAN LIBRARY, 96 S. Grant Ave., Columbus OH 43215. Ph: 614-645-2710. Hrs: M-TH 9-9; FRI/SAT 9-6; SUN 1-5. Send SASE for details. Visit: Biography, History & Travel Section, 3rd floor.
FRANKLIN COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY, P.O. Box 44309, Columbus OH 43204-0309. Ph: 614-469-1300 Location - 570 W. Broad St. in historic brick house, corner of Broad and Gift St. Hrs. M-W-F 10-3, SUN 1-5. Send SASE for details about meetings, seminars, beginning genealogy classes, and publications. Library is open to public and has resources for Franklin County, OH counties, US States, and other countries, and a large collection of research suggestions. Beginner's Packet, charts, forms, Franklin County Publications for sale. Computer Interest Group & African American Interest Group.
LDS - CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER DAY SAINTS, FAMILY HISTORY CENTER, (2135 Baldwin Dr.) P.O. Box 208, Reynoldsburg OH 43068. Ph: 614-866-7686 for hours. Or Family History Center, 7135 Coffman Rd., Dublin OH 43017. Ph: 614-761-1898 for hours.
OHIO GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY, 713 S. Main St., Mansfield, OH 44907-1644 Ph: 419-756-7294 Hrs: TUES-SAT 9-5. Fee for non-member library use $3.00. Membership: $27.00 Single, $32.00 Joint.
OHIO HISTORICAL SOCIETY, Archives-Library Division, 1982 Velma Ave., Columbus OH 43211-2497. Ph: 614-297-2510. Hrs: T-SAT 9-5 (pencils only). Research by mail: OH residents & OHS members $4.00/item; others $8.00. Ohio death cert. Dec 20,1908 - Dec 31,1944. Send SASE for details. Check out the searchable databases on-line.
OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY, 1858
Neil Ave., Columbus OH 43210. Ph: 614-292-6175 Hrs: M-F 7:45-Midnight; SAT 8am-10pm;
SUN 1-Midnight. Research in person; no separate genealogical section.
PALATINES TO AMERICA, OHIO & NATIONAL CHAPTER, Capital University, Box 101, Columbus OH 43209. SASE. Hrs: WED 12:30-4; 1st SAT 10-2; 3rd FRI 12:30-8. 614-236-8281. Saylor-Ackermann Hall basement #B-15.
STATE LIBRARY OF OHIO, Genealogical Division, 274 East First Avenue, Ohio 43201. Ph: 614-644-6966. Hrs: M-TH 8-5; FRI 9-5. Send SASE. Will research one full name per one Ohio County, with date, place; one family per letter. Printed material only; no microfilm. Will bill. $1.00 for five or less pages copied, then $.20 per page.
GOVERNMENT OFFICES, FRANKLIN
COMMON PLEAS - FRANKLIN COUNTY COURT OF COMMON PLEAS, 369 S. High St., Columbus, OH 43215. Civil Division: 614-462-3621, Domestic Division (divorces): 373 S. High St. 614-462-4410, 4th floor. Hrs. M-F 8-4:30 Send SASE for fees. No personal checks. There are 2 offices. Call first to make sure you have correct office.
ENGINEER - FRANKLIN COUNTY ENGINEER, 373 S. High St., Columbus OH 43215, 19th floor, or 970 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215. Maps at Dublin Rd office only. Call first; must pick up at office. No information given by phone or mail. Hrs.: M-F 7:30-4:30.
HEALTH DEPARTMENT - COLUMBUS HEALTH DEPARTMENT, Vital Statistics, 240 Parsons Ave. Columbus OH 43215. Ph: 614-645-7331. Franklin County, OHIO Birth & Death records, 20 Dec 1908 to current. Certified copy $7. Statistical Copy $1.10 each. SASE.
PROBATE COURT - FRANKLIN COUNTY PROBATE COURT, Certified Desk, 373 S. High St., Columbus OH 43215-6311. Hrs: M-F 8:00-4:30, 22nd floor. Birth & death information 1867-1908. Marriages, 1803-current, 23rd floor $3 each. Cashier's check or money order. NO PERSONAL CHECKS. $1 fee per item and SASE.
RECORDER'S - FRANKLIN COUNTY RECORDER'S OFFICE, 373 S. High St., Columbus OH 43215-6307, 18th floor. Write or visit. Hrs. M-F 8:00-5:00. Enclose SASE. Information about obtaining a copy of deed (you must have deed book vol. & pg.) call Micrographics Div. 462-3953. Other: call 462-3930.
GOVERNMENT OFFICES, STATE OF
AUDITOR OF STATE'S LAND OFFICE, 1272 S. Front St., P.O. Box 1140, Columbus, OH 43266-0040. Ph: 614-466-6218 or 1-800-282-0370. Most records have been transferred to The Ohio Historical Society. See above.
GOVERNOR'S OFFICE OF VETERANS' AFFAIRS, 30 E. Broad St., Room 1825, Columbus OH 43266-0422. Send SASE. 614-644-0898. Will check listings of Ohio veterans of wars (1776 to 1973). No fee. Has only minimal information.
TRANSPORTATION - OHIO DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, P.O. Box 899, Columbus OH 43215. Ohio maps with counties available for fee. Write, send SASE.
VITAL STATISTICS - OHIO BUREAU OF VITAL STATISTICS, 35 E. Chestnut St., P.O. Box 15098 Columbus OH 43215-0098. 1-614-466-2531. Hrs. M-F 7:45-4:30. Birth & death cert. 1945-current STATE OF OH. Certified copy $7.00 each; a statistical copy (same as a certified copy-but stamped STATISTICAL, $.03 each). Order by mail or in person. SASE for necessary form. All certificates mailed. Money not refunded if under $1.00.
All arrangements must be made by the individual and researcher. FCGS bears no responsibility for services or results. All are FCGS Members.
DONALD SCHLEGEL, 3554 Rochfort Bridge Dr., Columbus OH 43221 (Fr. Co. OH Irish, German, Catholic)
MIRIAM KAHN, 60 N. Harding Rd., Columbus, OH 43209-1524
DONNA WOLFE, 5245 Portland St. #303,Columbus, Ohio 43235-7670 (Irish and Scotch-Irish)
SUSAN A. BAUER, 722 Mohican Way, Westerville, OH 43081
JAYNE DAVIS, 2018 Shallowford
Ave., Columbus, Ohio 43235-2032 (Franklin County, Ohio)
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