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 Steamer on the Ohio River:  from the Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Division.
Genealogical & Historical Information
Gallia County, Ohio

Gallia County, Ohio played an important role in the early history of the Northwest Territories and the State of Ohio.   Gallia County was formed from Washington County in 1803.  The first official settlement in Gallia was in 1790 at Gallipolis. 

This web site is a place for posting and accessing 
records that people might otherwise be unable to 
access.  If the information is in the public domain, 
it can be posted here (e.g., newspaper articles 
from the early 1800s).  If the information is available 
from a current publication, you will still have to visit 
a library or purchase the publication to access it 
(e.g., Listings of marriage records available from 
the Gallia County Genealogical Society).   If you 
have anything you would like to contribute AND 
you know the source of your information (e.g., 
Publication data or type of public record), please 
contact me at:


Pages last changed on 3/25/2001

Web page © 2001 by Mary Hill, Ph.D.