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Holmes County Public Library

3102 Glen Dr., Millersburg, OH 44654

The Library hours are:
M-T-TH 10 am to 8 pm,
W-F-S 10 am to 5 pm

Local History and Genealogy Pathfinder

This is a guide to the broad subject areas that the collection addresses and the nature of the items described by those subject areas. It is not intended to be a title-by-title list, but a general description of materials.

Ohio Cemetery Records

  • Amish Community (East Holmes and Vicinity)
  • Glenmont Sunnyside Cemetery Deeds
  • Holmes
  • Knox
  • Ohio Cemetery Records
  • Stark (mf)
  • Tuscarawas
  • Wayne

Church Records listed by state/county)

  • Ohio
    • Coshocton
    • Holmes
    • Tuscarawas
    • Wayne
  • Pennsylvania
    • Fayette
    • Somerset
    • Washington
    • Westmoreland

County & Local Histories, Publications dates included listed by state/county)

  • Ohio
    • Adams (1797)
    • Ashland (1880)
    • Belmont (1880)
    • Carroll (1980)
    • Coshocton (1881,1919, 1985)
    • Fayette (1984)
    • Geauga (1880)
    • Guernsey (1943)
    • Hancock (1881)
    • Harrison (1900)
    • Highland (1971)
    • Holmes (1932, 1912, 1985)
    • Jefferson (1880)
    • Knox (1881)
    • Lawrence (1990)
    • Madison (1883)
    • Medina (1948)
    • Mercer (1882)
    • Morrow (1889)
    • Muskingum (1984)
    • Nobel (1887)
    • Perry (1967)
    • Richland (1880)
    • Ross (1880)
    • Stark(1881)
    • Tuscarawas (1884, 1988)
    • Van Wert (1882)
    • Washington (1980)
    • Wayne (1878, 1987)
  • Pennsylvania
    • Beaver (1888)
    • Bedford (1884)
    • Chester (1881)
    • Fulton (1884)
    • Greene (1882)
    • Somerset (1884)
    • Washington (1882, 1983)
    • Westmoreland (1882)

Family Records(Includes family histories, journals, genealogies etc.)

  • Maryland
    • Cecil
    • Hartford
  • Ohio
    • Highland
    • Holmes
    • Wayne
  • Pennsylvania
  • Southeastern
  • United States
  • IGI Index
  • Vertical Files
  • Virginia (Shenandoah Valley)

Immigration & Emigration Records

  • New York
    • Passenger Ships in N.Y. Harbor (1820-50)
  • Ohio
    • Naturalization Lists
    • Passenger Lists
  • Pennsylvania
    • German Immigrants (1709-86)
    • German Pioneers (1727-1808)

Land Records (Includes deed reords, plat books)

  • Ohio
    • Holmes
    • Wayne
  • Pennsylvania
    • Washington

Legal Records (Includes court records, tax records etc.)

  • Holmes Co.
    • Auditor's Duplicate (1841-50, mf)
    • Court Records (mf)
    • Tax Duplicates (1825-41, mf)
    • Naturalization Records (1840-1940, mf)

Maps

  • Holmes
    • Atlas (1874 and 1907)
    • Plat Maps (1954, '71, '73, '79, '81, '83, '87, '90)
  • Pennsylvania
    • Fayette Atlas (1872)
    • Greene (1865)
    • Washington Atlas (1876)
    • Westmoreland Atlas(1876)
  • United States
  • Genealogical Atlas (1966)

Military Records

  • Ohio
    • Holmes Grave Records (Revolutionary War, Mexican American War, Civil War, Spanish American War)
    • Index to Grave Records of War of 1812
  • U.S. Pension Rolls
  • Mid-Atlantic States
  • Mid-Western States
  • New England States
  • Southern States

Miscellaneous Records

    Ohio
  • Geology of Holmes
  • Holmes County Authors

Newspapers and Newsletters

  • Ohio
    • Holmes Co. Republican (8/21/1856-1911, 1/17/23-7/18/23)
    • Holmes Co. Whigg (1844-53, some missing)
    • Holmes Co. Genealogical Society Newsletter (1983-)
    • Holmes Co. Farmer/Farmer Hub (1843-1991 mf, some missing)
  • Pennsylvania
    • Abstracts from Newspapers
    • Laurel Messenger (1971-1989)

Probate Records

  • Ohio
    • Ashland
    • Holmes
    • Morgan
    • Richalnd
    • Tuscarawas
    • Wayne

Vital Statistics (marriages)

  • Indiana
    • Owen (1819-44)
  • Kentucky (1797-1865)
  • Maryland (1743-1811)
  • Ohio
    • Carroll (1843-49)
    • Columbiana (1803-33)
    • Coshocton (1811-1830)
    • Holmes (1825-95)
    • Indexes for: 1918-1924, 1926-27, 1929-31, 1933, 1927, 1958-60

Vital Statistics (obituaries)

  • Holmes (1843-1895)
  • Indexes for: 1843-95, 1918-31, 1933-37, 1958-60
  • Obituaries clipped from Farmer Hub (1985-)

Yearbooks and Directories

  • Holmes
    • East Holmes High School Yearbook
    • West Holmes High School Yearbook
    • Robinson's Directories