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Some Basic Resource Books for Lake County Genealogy

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Anthony, Mrs. Howard A., comp. Assessors Return of Taxable Property in Lake County Ohio for 1859-1861. Painesville, OH: typescript, 1967. X
Biographical History of Northeastern Ohio: Embracing the Counties of Ashtabula, Geauga and Lake. Chicago: Lewis Publishing Co., 1893. X X X X X X
Vaughn, Joan A. Index of Biographical History of Northeastern Ohio (as published by the Lewis Publishing Company in 1893). Appolo, Pennsylvania: Closson Press, 1998. X
Crary, Christopher G. Kirtland Personal and Pioneer Reminiscences. Marshalltown, Iowa: Marshall Printing Company, 1893. X X X X
Daniels, Jack E, comp. Bicentennial Edition Lake County History 1976. "The Historical Society Quarterly" Lake County, Ohio, 1959 - 1975. Painesville, OH: Lake County Historical X X X
DAR Patriot Index, Centennial Edition. Washington, DC: National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Centennial Administration, ca 1994. X X
Geauga County Genealogical Society, "Geauga County, Ohio - Marriages, 1806-1919," Chardon, OH: GCGS, 1999; Also at (http://files.usgwarchives.org/oh/geauga/marriages) X
Here is Lake County, Ohio. Lake County (Ohio) Historical Society. Cleveland, Ohio: Howard Allen, c1964. X X X
Hillis, L. B., comp. Lake County Illustrated Historical, Biographical and Statistical. The County As It Is Today. . . Painesville, Ohio: Herald Printing Co., 1912.
Historical Records Survey (Ohio). Inventory of the County Archives of Ohio: No. 43. Lake County (Painesville).Columbus, Ohio: The Works Project Administration, 1941. X
History of Geauga and Lake Counties, Ohio, with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of its Pioneers and Most Prominent Men. Philadelphia: Williams Bros., 1878; reprint, Evansville, IN: Unigraphic Inc., 1973. X X X Atlas separate X
Howe, Henry, Historical Collections of Ohio; containing a collection of the most interesting facts, traditions, biographical sketches, anecdotes, etc., relating to its general and local history: with descriptions of its counties, principal towns and villages. Cincinnati: E. Morgan & Co., 1851. X X X X
Index to Historical Collections of Ohio / by Henry Howe ; index prepared by Sandra Hudnall Day. Steubenville, Ohio: Jefferson County Chapter, Ohio Genealogical Society, c1990. X
Kenyon, Debbie & Pat Greene. History of Leroy, Second Edition. Leroy, OH: ca 2000. X X X
Lake County History. Cleveland, Ohio: Compiled by Writers Program WPA Ohio, Sponsored by the Western Reserve Historical Society, Lake County Chapter, 1941. X X X X X
Lupold, Harry Forrest. The Latch String is Out: A Pioneer History of Lake County, Ohio. Mentor, Ohio: Lakeland Community College Press, c1974. X X X
Manx, Isle of Man: History of Manx People Who Came to America (Early Lake County Settlers from Isle of Man). Painesville, Ohio: Lake County Genealogical Society, 1990. X X X
Mentor : The First 200 Years. Mentor, Ohio: Mentor Bicentennial Committee/Old Mentor Foundation, 1997. X X X
Pioneer and General History of Geauga County, with Sketches of Some of the Pioneers and Prominent Men. Burton, OH: Historical Society of Geauga County, Ohio, 1880. X X X X
Rolf, Eleanor Gaines. Willoughby Township Schools: the First One Hundred Years, 1829-1929. Willoughby, Ohio: Willoughby--Eastlake Board of Education, 1978 X X X
Sperry, Kip. Kirtland Ohio: A Guide to Family History and Historical Sources. Provo, Utah: Religious Studies Center, Brigham Young University, 2005. X X
Steed, Mildred E. Hoyes. Soldiers and Widows of the American Revolution who Lived in Lake County, Ohio. Painesville, OH: New Connecticut Chapter DAR, Lakeland Press, 1985. X X
Stith, Bari Oyler. Lake County, Ohio : 150 Years of Tradition. Northridge, California: Windsor Publications, c1988. X X X
Upton, Harriet Taylor. History of the Western Reserve, 3 vol. Chicago: Lewis Publishing Co., 1910. X X X X X
Wickham ,Gertrude Van Rensselaer, ed. Memorial to the Pioneer Women of the Western Reserve. Cleveland, OH: Woman's Dept. of the Cleveland Centennial Commission, 1896. X X X

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