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The following is a list of books that have been published by the Ottawa County Chapter.
These books may be available at your local library or you may order a copy of the book*
A Place Called Bobalo by John Cover
A story of the memories of John Cover growing up around the area on the Lake Shore in Carroll Township along the Toussaint River in the 1940's. Soft Cover

Price $5.00 plus $2.00 shipping and handling. Order Form:    Word Format    PDF Format
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Cemetery Inscriptions of Ottawa County, Ohio

Tombstone inscriptions recorded 1972 - 1976, of all cemeteries in county. St. Mary’s Byzantine Catholic Church, War of 1812 Battle Site Marker, East Harbor State Park (aka Lockwood-Marshall), Jamison, Russian Orthodox, Kelly, Clemons, St. Paul Lutheran Church, Confederate Cemetery (aka Johnson Island), Sackett, Wolcott, Hartshorn (Mallory), St. Joseph Roman Catholic (Marblehead), Shook, Tynan Burial Plot, Dwelle, Christy Chapel, Port Clinton Lakeview, Port Clinton Riverview, Catawba Island, K’Burg, Crown Hill, Maple Leaf, Perry Victory Monument, Middle Bass (aka Ile De Fleur), Isle of St. George (aka North Bass), Ottawa County Home, LaCarpe, Hineline, Rusha, Locust Point, St. Joseph Catholic (Toussaint), Roose, Oak Harbor Union, Limestone, Elliston (Old), Elliston (New), Rymers (Rice), Elmore (Old), Elmore Union, Billman Road, Allen Township (Williston), Clay-Genoa.

County maps with cemetery legends and detailed maps of larger cemeteries.
Price $18.00 plus shopping and handling. Order Form:    Word Format    PDF Format
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Death Records From Probate Court Ottawa County Ohio, 1869 To 1908

Alphabetical index of deaths recorded in Probate Court includes name, date of death, marital status, age and volume and page where recorded. Additional information may be available in the original record. 111 pages. Soft Cover.

Price $10.00 plus shopping and handling. Order Form:     Word Format    PDF Format
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Death Notices - Ottawa County News Microfilm 1937 - 1957

An alphabetical index of twenty years of death notices published in Ottawa County News. Most are obituaries, some are only death notices. This index has names of deceased person and age, plus issue date of newspaper, page and column where complete article can be found on microfilm at Ida Rupp Public Library, Port Clinton, OH. Soft cover, 139 pages.
Price $16.00 plus shipping and handling.
Order Form:    Word Format    PDF Format
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Death Notices - Ottawa County News Port Clinton Ohio 1958 -1969

This index of obituaries and death notices covers the period until the Ottawa County Newspaper was sold. It includes an alphabetical list of deceased person’s name and age, plus issue date of newspaper, page and column where article can be found on microfilm at Ida Rupp Library. Soft cover, 147 pages, ,
Price $18.00 plus shipping and handling.
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Death Notices - Port Clinton News Herald, Port Clinton, Ohio1969 - 1983

This index of obituaries and death notices has an alphabetized list of deceased persons’ name and age, plus the issue date of newspaper, page and column where article can be found on microfilm at Ida Rupp Library. Soft cover, 205 pages.
Price $18.00 plus shipping and handling. Order Form:    Word Format    PDF Format
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The History of Ottawa County Ohio and Its Families

A collection about Ottawa County's past which was compiled and written by and about Ottawa County people.
This is a reprint of the hard back book punblished in 1985.
Price$25.00 plus shipping and handling.
Order Form:    Word Format    PDF Format
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Lakeview Cemetery

Information was compiled for this book from Sexton records and cataloging the tombstone inscriptions. 
Soft cover, 98 pages. 
Price $12.00 plus shipping and handling.
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Locust Point Cemetery Burials: 1840 - 2003 and Rusha Cemetery Burials 1835 - 2003 
A book listing those burials at Locust Point and Rusha Cemeteries in Ottawa Co., Ohio. Possible information for Locust Point cemetery, is first name and surname, place of death, place of birth, age, date of death and cause of death. Possible information for Rusha cemetery surname, last residence, place of birth, birth date, age, date of death, and other information. Information taken from sexton and cemetery records. Not all information available for all burials. Soft cover, 43 pages. Also available on CD, requires Microsoft Word or Excel. View names on record
Price $7.00 for book plus shipping and handling.
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Obituaries and Memorial Cards of Some Ottawa County People
“The Hugh Minier Collection”

The obituaries and memorial cards in this collection were donated by Hugh Minier and were begun by his mother in the 1920’s.  She saved this information in scrap book form and they were scanned and put into this publication.  The book included people who lived in Carroll, Salem, and Erie townships as well as other Ottawa County areas.  Many were among Ottawa County’s earliest settlers.  Soft cover, 198 pages View names on record  
Price $20.00 plus shipping and handling.   Order Form:    Word Format    PDF Format
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Ottawa County Ohio First Families

Ancestor tables of 354 people who proved their family lived in Ottawa County, Ohio, in any of the three categories: “Century” (1861 - 1890); “Settler” (1841 - 1860); “Pioneer” (1840 and earlier). Ancestors honored numbers 969. This book has been reprinted and is now available.
Coming soon......an updated supplement book 1991- 2007
Price $12.00 plus shipping and handling. Order Form:    Word Format    PDF Format

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Ancestral Charts of Ottawa County Genealogical Society

This book contains 138 pages of Four Generation Ancestral charts contributed by the members of the Ottawa County Genealogical Society.  Many Ottawa County names included.
Price $12.00 plus shipping and handling. Order Form:    Word Format    PDF Format
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Marriages from Probate Court Ottawa County, Ohio 1840 - 1890
An alphabetical index of marriage records copied from original three volumes in Probate Court. Included are names of groom, bride, date of marriage and clergy or Justice of Peace. Also separate alphabetical list of brides, survey of clergy and Justice of Peace. Soft cover, 232 pages
Price $20.00 plus shipping and handling. Oder Form:    Word Format    PDF Format
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St. Paul Lutheran Church, Danbury Twp. Church Records.

This publication is a wealth of information for people researching Ottawa County.  These publications are the transcribed church records spanning from 1845-1952

Vol. 1 ~ Baptisms Records ~ 141 pages plus index. 
Price $17.00 plus shipping and handling.


Vol. 2 ~ Communion, Confirmation, and Marriage Records ~ 108 pages plus index. 
Price $15.00 plus shipping and handling.

Vol. 3 ~ Burial Record and Family Registers ~ 97 pages plus index. 
Price $12.00 plus shipping and handling.


The 3 Volume set can be purchased at the price of $39.50 plus a $5.00 shipping and handling.

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St. John Lutheran Church, Port Clinton, OH. Funeral Records

Church funeral records of St. John Lutheran Church, Port Clinton, OH.  Some records include date of birth , date of death, date of burial and name of cemetery, spouse's name and the cause of death.
Price $10.00 plus shipping and handling.
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St. Thomas Episcopal Church Port Clinton, OH Baptism Records 1900 ~ 1920

Information that can be found in this publication if they were recorded is the date of Baptism, Name, birthday and place of birth, parents, sponsors, and clergy. Soft cover.
Price $5.00 plus $2.00 shipping and handling. Order Form:    Word Format    PDF Format

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Sanders Funeral Home Records

Burial record which range from 1950 to 1979 taken from 3X5 cards. Some information it contains; Home address, born, death, spouse, children, organizations, and services.  Soft cover with 97 pages including an index.  View names on record
Price $12.00 plus shipping and handling. Order Form:   Word Format    PDF Format

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Benton Township One and Two Room Old Schoolhouses

Class Lists of those attending one and two room Schoolhouses in the Benton Twp. area. Taken from Teacher’s School Register Books that was available.
Years range mostly from 1888-1932. Also includes different pictures from some of the schools.  450 pages
Price $39.50 plus $6.00 Shipping and handling for this book due to size of Book. Order Form:   Word Format    PDF Format

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Images of America Oak Harbor

Co-authored by Frank Gluth, John Liske and Richard Martin (Richard is a member of OCGS.) A history of Oak Harbor in pictures, 127 pages
Price 21.99 plus shipping and handling.

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Ohio Danbury Township School, A History

Covers the Frontier Era through the 1950 and 1960’s. Written by Maryanne Laubner (a member of OCGS), 103 pages
Price $15.00 plus shipping and handling. Order Form:   Word Format    PDF Format

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Portage Township, Ohio Cemeteries

Christy Chapel, Dwelle and Shook Cemetery listings plus cemetery plot maps.  
Price $5.00 plus shipping and handling Order Form:   Word Format    PDF Format

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St. John Lutheran Church, Marblehead, OH
Baptismal Records  1912-1935


Price12.00 plus shipping and handling Order Form:   Word Format    PDF Format

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