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The Monroe County Historical Society (MCHS)

P.O. Box 538, Woodsfield, OH  43793-0538

Phone:  740/472-1933       e-mail address:  moncohissoc@att.net

 

 

Monroe  County Ohio History!!

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New CDS available

There are 14 Lease Index Books and 28 Deed Index Books in the Monroe County Recorder's Office - a total of 42 index books. Every page of each book has been color-photographed and put onto a CD or DVD.  Each CD/DVD therefore corresponds to one of the 42 Index books. These CDs/DVDs contain all of the land and mineral-rights sales and transactions made in Monroe County, Ohio in the years 1836 thru 1993 including the seller, buyer, location, acreage, description, location of the deed or lease in the deed or lease book, and more. Click here for a complete list of available CDs/DVDs.

Each CD/DVD sells for $25. Each book/disc can be bought individually. A complete set of the 42 CDs/DVDs costs $1,050. Checks should be made out to the Monroe County Historical Society.

The Index CDs/DVDs can be purchased from the Monroe County Historical Society (MCHS) located in Woodsfield, OH on 118 Home Ave., about half a mile from the Monroe County Courthouse.  Starting from the Courthouse, go east on Ohio Route 78 (toward the Ohio River) about 0.4 mile (an estimate) until you get to the Monroe County Public Library. Turn right at the library onto Home Ave and proceed about 0.1 mile (the third building on left) to the Monroe County Senior Center. The MCHS is located in this building. MCHS Office Hours are Monday & Tuesday 9:00-4:00 and Friday 10:00-2:00. Phone: 740-472-1933. E-mail address is: moncohissoc@att.net

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And more New CDS available

Have you ever wondered exactly where your grandparents or great grandparents farm or home was located in Monroe County, Ohio? Or have you ever wondered where one of the many villages of Monroe County was located or how they were laid out or what they looked like? Ever wonder who owned what farms in a township or section of the County? Maybe you have an interested in the historical-to-present day roads of the County.

 

All this and much more is now available on CDs from the Monroe County Historical Society (MCHS). Many of the record books of the Monroe County Engineer’s Office and the Recorder’s Office have been color-photographed and are available on CDs. Each CD contains photographs of all of the pages of a complete book and are available for $15 per CD. Click here for a complete list of available CDs/DVDs.

 

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MCHS Calendar of Events for 2012

Click here for the MCHS 2012 Calendar of Events

 

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East Wing Restoration and Military Room Sponsor

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Click here for Forms

 

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Original, one-of-a-kind, oil paintings by Wilma McCurdy McIntyre click here

 

MCHS Presents:

 

 The History and People of Monroe County, Ohio

 

History:

    History leading up to the formation of Monroe County, OH

    Monroe County, Ohio is formed

              The beginning of Woodsfield, County Seat of Monroe County, OH

 

People:

    Early Settlements in Monroe County

     Early Settlers  [arranged alphabetically by township;  arranged by year of entry of the township into the County]

     Biographical Sketches of Early Monroe County Settlers

     Descendants of Monroe County Ancestors

    Family History

             Family Trees and the Monroe County Family Forest

             Links to other family trees  

             Compact Disks (CDs) of Monroe County Records (birth, death, marriage, obituaries, tax, wills, court cases, newspapers, etc.)

 Index for Books on CDs

 Obituaries

            Photos of Ancestors

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   Description: Description: Description: Description: Water Button    Court of Common Pleas Cases Indices – Indices of Complete Records 

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Sites and Sights in Monroe County

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Geography:

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Industries:

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 About the Monroe County Historical Society (MCHS):

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*  Resources – a wealth of literature, documents, maps, books, and other goodies for historical/genealogical research

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