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Ottawa County Books

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The following books relating to Ottawa County local history and genealogy have been published:

General History:

A history of the Oak Harbor Public School and the Benton-Carroll-Salem School District; George E. Thierwechter; 1980

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Ida Rupp Public Library, Oak Harbor Public Library
Lookups:  no

Content:  320 Pages

A postcard history of Lakeside, Ohio & area; edited by Sally Sue Witten; 1994

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Ida Rupp Public Library
Lookups:  no

Content: 

Camp Perry Revisited, 1905-1906; Anna L. Bovia; The Hubbard Company; 1997

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Ida Rupp Public Library, Oak Harbor Public Library
Lookups:  no

Content:  415 pages with photos

Catawba Heritage; Copy Duplicating Service; 1971

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Ida Rupp Public Library
Lookups:  no

Content:  26 pages

Danbury Township, 1776-1976; Danbury Bicentennial Committee; 1976

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Ida Rupp Public Library; Hayes Presidential Center
Lookups:  no

Content:  46 pages

Elliston's yesterdays: an early history of Elliston, Ottawa County, Ohio; Grace Luebke; 1984

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Harris-Elmore Public Library, Hayes Presidential Center
Lookups:  no

Content:  44 pages

Elmore, Ohio: a history preserved; Grace Luebke; Unigraphic; 1975

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Harris-Elmore Public Library, Harris-Elmore Public Library-Genoa, Ida Rupp Public Library
Lookups:  no

Content:  380 pages

Elmore's 100 years, 1851-1951; Newell P. Witte; Elmore Chamber of Commerce; 1951

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Harris-Elmore Public Library, Harris-Elmore Public Library-Genoa, Ida Rupp Public Library, Hayes Presidential Center, Ohio State Library, Ohio Historical Society Archives
Lookups:  no

Content:  60 pages

Enchanting isles of Erie; Harry Ross; Harry Ross; 1949

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Ida Rupp Public Library, Erie Islands Library, LDS Microfilm
Lookups:  no

Content:  73 pages

Gypsum (re-visited); Elton P Rarden; 1998

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  none known
Lookups:  no

Content:  90 pages

History of Genoa and Clay Township, 1835-1935; compiled by W. L. Fouke; 1935

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Harris-Elmore Public Library-Genoa; Toledo-Lucas County Public Library-Main Local History
Lookups:  no

Content:  48 pages

Lakeside, Ohio - the first 100 years; Eleanor Durr; Carlton Press; 1973

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Ida Rupp Public Library, Oak Harbor Public Library
Lookups:  no

Content:  230 pages

Life on the Rock; Kaetchen Eriksen, et. al.; Put-In-Bay School; 1996

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Ida Rupp Public Library, Ohio State Library
Lookups:  no

Content:  20 pages, written by the Put-In-Bay School class of 2000 describing life on South Bass Island

Lonz of Middle Bass: the tale of a man, a woman, a building, and an island; Henry M. Barr; 1982

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Ida Rupp Public Library, Erie Islands Library
Lookups:  no

Content:  144 pages, a history of the Lonz Winery

Memories of Clay Center, 1871-1996; Nissen, Starla Faye; 1996

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Ida Rupp Public Library, Harris-Elmore Public Library-Genoa, Toledo-Lucas County Public Library-Main Local History
Lookups:  no

Content:  460 pages

Memories of Genoa, Ohio 1868-1968; edited by Robert C. Levee; Waterfront; 1968

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Ida Rupp Public Library, Bowling Green State University Center for Archival Collections
Lookups:  no

Content:  70 pages

Oak Harbor 1820-1920 (Salem Township); Morton Neipp; 1972

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Ida Rupp Public Library, Harris-Elmore Public Library, Oak Harbor Public Library, Ohio State Library
Lookups:  no

Content:  165 pages

Our Ottawa County; Hellwig, Sadie Clements; 1965

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Oak Harbor Public Library, Toledo-Lucas County Public Library-Main Local History, Hayes Presidential Center, Ohio State Library, Ohio Historical Center Archives
Lookups:  no

Content:  48 pages

Port Clinton, Ohio - sesquicentennial celebration 1828-1978; Sesquicentennial Book Committee; 1978

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Ida Rupp Public Library
Lookups:  no

Content:  80 pages

Port Clinton, the Peninsula, and the Bass Islands; Sally Sue Witten; Arcadia; 2000

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Bowling Green State University Center for Archival Collections, Hayes Presidential Center, Ohio Historical Center Archives
Lookups:  no

Content:  128 pages

Reflections of Rocky Ridge, Ohio - researched and written by William Jay Risch, assisted by LaVerne "Fillmore" Sprague, Maizie "Krehmke" Goetz, Lowell Goetz.; 1993

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Ida Rupp Public Library, Harris-Elmore Public Library, Oak Harbor Public Library
Lookups:  no

Content:  231 pages, limited edition.  Cover indicates years of 1830-1989

Sketches and stories of the Lake Erie islands; I. F. Mack; 1898

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  LDS Microfilm
Lookups:  no
On-line:  through Heritage Quest*

Content:  419 pages

South Bass Island and islanders; Langlois, Thomas Huxley; Ohio State University; 1948

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Ida Rupp Public Library, Erie Islands Library
Lookups:  no

Content:  139 pages

The Beginnings and Tales of the Lake Erie Islands; Jessie A. Martin; 1990

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Ida Rupp Public Library, Oak Harbor Public Library, Erie Islands Library
Lookups:  no

Content:  128 pages

The Heritage of Port Clinton, Ohio - a collection of writings by Port Clinton historians, edited by Barbara J. Bailey; Port Clinton Area Heritage Foundation; 1995

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Ida Rupp Public Library, Toledo-Lucas County Public Library-Main Local History, Ohio State Library, Ohio Historical Society Archives
Lookups:  no

Content:  97 pages, includes an index

The Ottawa County Historical Museum; its inception and development; May Hesselbart; 1937

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Ohio Historical Society Archives
Lookups:  no

Content:  11 pages

The People of Ottawa County - a collection of oral histories; Timely Print; 2003

Purchase:  Contact The Keeper's House
Libraries:  Hayes Presidential Center, Toledo-Lucas County Public Library-Main Local History, Ohio State Library, Ohio Historical Center Archives
Lookups:  no

Content:  2 volumes

The Lake Erie Isles and how they got their names; Helen R. DeLuca; The Historic Lyme Church Association; 1974

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Ida Rupp Public Library, Erie Islands Library
Lookups:  no

Content:  9 pages

The light and life of Lakeside-on-Lake Erie 1923-1948 - a brief historical account of the programs and events of the past twenty-five years in the light of the previous half century; John Harding Butler; Lakeside Association; 1948

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Ida Rupp Public Library, Toledo-Lucas County Public Library-Main Local History, Bowling Green State University Center for Archival Collections, Hayes Presidential Center, Ohio State Library
Lookups:  no

Content:  68 pages

This is Lakeside 1873-1973 - Ohio's Chautauqua of the Great Lakes - the centennial history; James Allen Kestle; 1973

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Ida Rupp Public Library
Lookups:  no

Content: 192 pages

1836 to 1986 - The first 150 years of Carroll Township; Nelson Dornbusch, indexed by Martha Grindstaff; 1987

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Ida Rupp Public Library, Oak Harbor Public Library
Lookups:  no

Content:  217 pages, includes an index

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Church Histories:

A Century of Ministry and Service, 1888-1988; St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, Rocky Ridge, Ohio; 1988

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Ida Rupp Public Library, Harris-Elmore Public Library
Lookups:  no

Content:  43 pages

A history of St. Thomas' Episcopal Church in Port Clinton, Ohio; Elizabeth A. Neidecker; 1991

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Bowling Green State University Center for Archival Collections, Hayes Presidential Center
Lookups:  no

Content:  64 pages

Our Lady of Lourdes, Genoa, Ohio, 1856-1981, 125 years; compiled by Tomme Bergman; Our Lady of Lourdes Church; 1982

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Bowling Green State University Center for Archival Collections
Lookups:  no

Content:   22 pages, church history

Resurrection Lutheran Church, 25th Anniversary, 1967-1992; Resurrection Lutheran Church, Catawba Island, Ohio; 1992

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Ida Rupp Public Library
Lookups:  no

Content:  29 pages

Reunion of confirmation classes, St. John's United Church of Christ [Genoa]; 1968

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Ida Rupp Public Library
Lookups:  no

Content:  38 pages, contains confirmations 1871-1968

St. John's Lutheran Church, Port Clinton, Ohio - 100th Anniversary; 1975

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Ida Rupp Public Library
Lookups:  no

Content: 1 vol.; includes index

Trinity Evangelical Church, Elliston, Ohio - 1862-1932; Trinity Evangelical Church; 1932

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Bowling Green State University Center for Archival Collections (microfilm)
Lookups:  yes
On-line:  yes

Content: 15 pages, history of the Church and Elliston Cemetery, list of founders, labeled congregation photos

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People & Families:

Ancestral charts of Ottawa County Ohio Genealogical Society members / compiled and published by Ottawa County Genealogical Society; 2004

Purchase:  Contact the Ottawa County Genealogical Society
Libraries:  Ida Rupp Public Library, Hayes Presidential Center
Lookups:  no

Content:  Includes index.  138 pages of Four Generation Ancestral charts contributed by the members of the Ottawa County Genealogical Society. Many Ottawa County names included.

Civil War volunteers from Ottawa County, Ohio; Grace Luebke, et. al.; 1970-1990

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Hayes Presidential Center
Lookups:  no

Content: 1 volume

Commemorative biographical record of the counties of Sandusky and Ottawa, Ohio, - containing biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens, and of many of the early settled families; J. H. Beers; 1896

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Ida Rupp Public Library, Oak Harbor Public Library, Ohio State Library, LDS Microfilm
Lookups:  no
On-line:  through Heritage Quest*

Content: 875 pages, photos, recent index

Descendants of Friedrich Harder and Dorothea Frank of Ottawa County, Ohio; compiled by Frederick August Wargowsky; Frederick August Wargowsky; 1996

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Bowling Green State University-Center for Archival Collections
Lookups:  no

Content: 214 pages

Descendants of Gottfried Pfeiffer and Pauline Pfeiffer of Ottawa County, Ohio; compiled by Frederick August Wargowsky; Frederick August Wargowsky; 1996

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Bowling Green State University-Center for Archival Collections
Lookups:  no

Content: 121 pages

Family History of Harmon Carl Knopp, 1851-1917; Florence Grow Weaver; 1984

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Harris Elmore Public Library
Lookups:  no

Content: 65 pages, photos

Five generation charts of members of the Ottawa County Genealogical Society; Ottawa County Genealogical Society; 1988

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Ida Rupp Public Library
Lookups:  no

Content: 1 volume

Forty-one years of Ohio Wargowsky Reunion Minutes, 1949-1989; edited by Frederick August Wargowsky; 1991

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Ida Rupp Public Library
Lookups:  no

Content:

Genealogy of part of the Wargowsky families; Mathilda Wargowsky; 1955

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Ida Rupp Public Library
Lookups:  no

Content: 16 pages

Genealogy of the French families of the Detroit River region, revision, 1701-1936; Fr. Christian Denissen; Detroit Society for Genealogical Research; 1987

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Harris-Elmore Public Library, Ida Rupp Public Library, Hayes Presidential Center, Toledo-Lucas County Public Library-Main Local History
Lookups:  no
Index:  on-line

Content: 2 volumes, 1487 pages, revised edition

Hasselbach family history, 1781-1962; Mayola R. Schatt Hasselbach; 1962

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Ida Rupp Public Library
Lookups:  no

Content: 127 pages, photos

History of Lattimore and McRitchie families; Lattimore & McRitchie; 1996

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Ida Rupp Public Library
Lookups:  no

Content: 58 pages

John George Babione, Jr., Mary Ann Reinig and their descendants, 1793-1997; compiled by Anna (Bolloni) Babione, Mrs. A.A. Babione, Lana (Babione) Casperson; John F. Wasserman; 1997

Purchase:  Not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Ida Rupp Public Library
Lookups:  no

Content: ring binder

Ottawa County, Ohio - First Families; Ottawa County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society; 1991

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Ida Rupp Public Library, Hayes Presidential Center, Toledo-Lucas County Public Library-Main Local History, Ohio State Library, LDS Microfilm
Lookups:  no

Content: 97 pages, includes index

Sondergeld and Hagemann families; Donald Sondergeld; 1988

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Ida Rupp Public Library
Lookups:  no

Content: 1 volume

The History of Ottawa County and its Families; Ottawa County Genealogical Society; Walsworth Press; 1985

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Ida Rupp Public Library, Harris-Elmore Public Library, Oak Harbor Public Library, Erie Islands Library, Toledo-Lucas County Public Library-Main Local History, Bowling Green State University Center for Archival Collections, Hayes Presidential Center, Ohio State Library, Ohio Historical Society Archives, LDS Microfilm
Lookups:  yes

Content: 272 pages, includes index

The History of the Von Thurn/Thurn family - from Eusserthal, Germany to Ottawa County & Sandusky County, Ohio;  compiled by James R. Blum; James R. Blum; 1997

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Hayes Presidential Center
Lookups:  no

Content: 75 pages

The Mackey clan - the descendants of Captain Joseph Mackey; Ottawa County Genealogical Society; 1994

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Ida Rupp Public Library
Lookups:  no

Content: 1 volume, includes index

The Wenger and Beck families of Ottawa County, Ohio - a history of 19th century Swiss immigrants, compiled by Margaret Wenger Gayle; Gayle, Margaret Wenger. San Antonio, TX.;  2001

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Ida Rupp Public Library, Bowling Green State University Center for Archival Collections, Hayes Presidential Center
Lookups:  no

Content: 162 pages

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Cemetery Records:

Allen Township Cemetery - Billman Road, Ottawa County, Ohio; James Blum; 2002

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Toledo-Lucas County Public Library-Main Local History
Lookups:  no

Content:  20 pages

Benton Township cemeteries, directory of burials, directory of gravesites; Benton Township Clerk; 1992

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Bowling Green State University Center for Archival Collections
Lookups:  no

Content:  1 computer printout

Burial records of Port Clinton, Ohio - Lakeview Cemetery, Riverview Cemetery - 1900-1989; compiled by Patricia Jeremy and Martha Grindstaff; 1989

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Ida Rupp Public Library, Hayes Presidential Center
Lookups:  no

Content:  1 volume

Cemetery Inscriptions of Ottawa County, Ohio;  Ottawa County Genealogical Society; 1970-1976

Purchase:  Contact the Ottawa County Genealogical Society
Libraries:  Harris-Elmore Public Library, Ida Rupp Public Library, Oak Harbor, Toledo-Lucas County Public Library-Main Local History, Bowling Green State University Center for Archival Collections, Hayes Presidential Center, State Library of Ohio, Ohio Historical Society Archives, LDS Microfilm
Lookups:  no
On-line:  through Heritage Quest*
On-line:  through Ancestry.com - fee for access

Content:  County maps with cemetery legends and detailed maps of larger cemeteries. Indexed; hard cover, 223 pages.

Cemetery located Sand Rd. near Cemetery Rd. which is also known as Catawba Island, Ottawa Co., Ohio; E. Irene House Gabolys; Northwestern Ohio Genealogical Society Project Committee; 1973

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraires:  LDS Microfilm
Lookups:  no

Content:  unknown

Cemetery record, Christy Chapel Cemetery, Portage Township, Ottawa County, Ohio; 1990

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Hayes Presidential Center
Lookups:  no

Content:  9 pages, 1954-1990

Cemetery records for Clay Township (Clay-Genoa) Cemetery 1888-September 1989 - compiled by Pauline Eaton; Pauline Eaton; 1989

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Ida Rupp Public Library
Lookups:  no

Content:  1 volume

Lakeview Cemetery - Port Clinton, Ohio, compiled by Martha A. Dykes; 2005

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Ida Rupp Public Library, Bowling Green State University Center for Archival Collections, Hayes Presidential Center
Lookups:  no

Content: 98 pages. The information in this book is taken from the Lakeview Cemetery sexton's records and the book published by the Ottawa County Genealogical Society (OCGS) Cemetery Inscriptions of Ottawa County

Locust Point Cemetery burials 1840-2003, and Rusha Cemetery burials 1835-2003; Donna Humphrey Gyde; Ottawa County Genealogical Society; 2004.

Purchase:  Contact the Ottawa County Genealogical Society
Libraries:  Ida Rupp Public Library, Hayes Presidential Center
Lookups:  no

Content: 12 & 29 pages. Copy of reconstructed sexton's record with added information from cemetery inscriptions of Ottawa County, Ohio.

Map, lot owners, tombstone inscriptions of Union Cemetery - Elmore, Harris Township, Ottawa County; copied by Mrs. Leland Rutherford; 1971

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Hayes Presidential Center
Lookups:  no

Content: 58 pages

Register of Confederate dead interred in Camp Chase Confederate Cemetery, Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, and in Johnson's Island Confederate Cemetery near Sandusky, Ohio;  Mrs. Phillip Piton; 1980

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Hayes Presidential Center; Toledo-Lucas County Public Library-Main Local History
Lookups: no

Content:  55 pages

St. Joseph Cemetery in Erie Township, about 1800 to 1859, (1859 to 1885 were stolen), 1885 to 1935; copied from church records courtesy of Rev. Fr. Wolfstyne; Mary E Reinhart; 1984

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  State Library of Ohio
Lookups:  no

Content: 61 pages

Sexton's records for Locust Point Cemetery, Carroll Township, Ottawa County, Ohio, 1839-1987 - copied by Donna Gyde; 1988

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Ida Rupp Public Library
Lookups:  no

Content: 1 volume

Portage Township, Ohio cemeteries-Dwelle Cemetery, Shook Cemetery, Christy Chapel Cemetery - compiled by Judy Johannsen, copied by Martha Dykes; Martha Dykes; 2002

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Bowling Green State University Center for Archival Collections, Hayes Presidential Center
Lookups:  no

Content: 22 pages

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Church Records:

Records from 1845 to 1951; St. Paul Lutheran Church, Danbury, Ohio; Edith J. Minderman; 1960-1990

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Hayes Presidential Center
Lookups:  no

Content: translated and transcribed church records

Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Oak Harbor, Ohio, compiled by Grace Luebke; Grace Luebke; 1980-1981

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Ida Rupp Public Library
Lookups:  no

Content:  1871-1946 records

Records of St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Oak Harbor, Ohio, compiled by Grace Luebke; Grace Luebke; 1981

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Ida Rupp Public Library
Lookups:  no

Content: 

Records of Trinity United Church of Christ, Elliston, Ohio, compiled by Grace Luebke; Grace Luebke; 1969

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Harris-Elmore Public Library
Lookups:  yes

Content:  records of births, marriages and deaths from 1866-1906, some later

St. Boniface Catholic Church, Oak Harbor, Ohio: selected church records; Paul E. Cavalier; 1995

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  none known
Lookups:  no

Content: 7 pages

St. John's Lutheran Church, Port Clinton, Ohio funeral records - transcribed by Madge Warner; Ottawa County Genealogical Society; 2004

Purchase:  Contact the Ottawa County Genealogical Society
Libraries:  Ida Rupp Public Library, Hayes Presidential Center
Lookups:  no

Content: 1 vol.; transcriptions of originals

St. John's Lutheran Church, Rocky Ridge, Ohio - Records, 1890-1921; transcribed by Grace Luebke; 1993

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Hayes Presidential Center
Lookups:  no

Content: 1 vol.; transcriptions of originals

St. Joseph Catholic Church - Toussaint Area; compiled by James Kern and Sue Rice; St. Joseph's; 1981

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Hayes Presidential Center, Toledo-Lucas County Public Library-Main Local History, Ohio State Library
Lookups:  no

Content: baptism and church registers

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Civil Records:

Birth registrations, 1867-1890, Ottawa County Probate Court Office, Port Clinton, Ohio; transcribed and indexed by Norma L. Eaton; 1990

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Hayes Presidential Center
Lookups:  no

Content:  2 volumes

Death Records from the Probate Court - Ottawa County, Ohio - 1869-1908;   Ottawa County Genealogical Society; 1981

Purchase:  Contact the Ottawa County Genealogical Society
Libraries:  Ida Rupp Public Library, Toledo-Lucas County Public Library-Main Local History, Bowling Green State University Center for Archival Collections, Hayes Presidential Center, Ohio State Library
Lookups:  no

Content:  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.

Marriages from the Probate Court-Ottawa County, Ohio 1840-1890; compiled by Edith Johnson Minderman; Minderman; 1982

Purchase:  Contact the Ottawa County Genealogical Society
Libraries:  Ida Rupp Public Library, Toledo-Lucas County Public Library-Main Local History, Bowling Green, Hayes Presidential Center
Lookups:  no

Content: 232 pages

Ottawa County, 1879 enumerations of male inhabitants over twenty-one years; Mary E. Hesche; 1983

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Hayes Presidential Center
Lookups:  no

Content:   41 pages

Ottawa County, Ohio marriages - transcribed by Grace Luebke; Grace Luebke; 1981

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries: Ida Rupp Public Library
Lookups:  no

Content:   2 volumes

Ottawa County, Ohio military pensions collection; Ottawa County Genealogical Society

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries: Hayes Presidential Center
Lookups:  no

Content:    summary on-line

Record of Births, Probate Court, Ottawa County, Ohio, 1867-1908; Port Clinton, Ohio Probate Court; 1991

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Ida Rupp Public Library, Hayes Presidential Center
Lookups:  no

Content: 2 vols., vol 1, 1867-1890; vol. 2, 1891-1908, includes index

Records of marriages in Ottawa County, Ohio, 1840-1880; Daughters of the American Revolution; 1936

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Ohio State Library, Ohio Historical Center Archives
Lookups:  no

Content: 144 pages

1860 Ohio federal census, Ottawa County - index to microfilm records for Head of Household; Ottawa County Genealogy Society; 1990

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Ida Rupp Public Library
Lookups:  no

Content: 1 volume

1880 Ohio federal census, Ottawa County - index to microfilm records for Head of Household; Ottawa County Genealogy Society; 1990

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Ida Rupp Public Library
Lookups:  no

Content: 1 volume

1900 Ohio federal census, Ottawa County; transcribed by Norma L. Eaton; 1980-1999

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Hayes Presidential Center
Lookups:  no

Content: 7 volumes

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Newspaper Indices & Collections:

Death notices, Ottawa County News, Port Clinton, Ohio; Ottawa County Chapter of The Ohio Genealogical Society, c1994

Purchase:  Contact the Ottawa County Genealogical Society
Libraries:  Ida Rupp Public Library (v1-3), Toledo-Lucas County Public Library-Main Local History (v1-2), Bowling Green State University Center for Archival Collections (v1,3), Hayes Presidential Center (v1-3), Ohio State Library (v1)
Lookups:  no

Content:  Obituary Index -- v.1. 1937-1957 -- v.2. 1958-1969 -- v. 3. 1969-1983.

Obituary file; Hugh Minier; Hugh Minier, indexed by Martha Dykes; collection, 1989-2002

Purchase:  Contact the Ottawa County Genealogical Society
Libraries:  Ida Rupp Public Library, Hayes Presidential Center
Lookups:  no
Index:  On-line through the Ottawa County Genealogical Society site

Content:   198 pages, the obituaries and memorial cards in this collection were donated by Hugh Minier and were begun by his mother in the 1920's.

Ottawa County Ohio, Obituaries 1895-1993; compiled by Betty Neidecker

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Bowling Green State University Center for Archival Collections
Lookups:  no

Content:   photocopied newspaper clippings from Ottawa County

Ottawa, Sandusky, and Seneca counties - Ohio newspaper obituary abstracts, 1836-1870; edited by Edith Johnson Minderman; M. B. Clegg; 1985

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Ida Rupp Public Library, Toledo-Lucas County Public Library-Main Local History, Bowling Green State University Center for Archival Collections, Hayes Presidential Center, Ohio State Library
Lookups:  no

Content:   92 pages

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Maps:

Combined historical atlas of Ottawa County, Ohio, 1874 and 1900, indexes compiled by Grace Luebke; Windmill Publications; 1998

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Ida Rupp Public Library, Harris-Elmore Public Library, Oak Harbor Public Library
Lookups:  yes

Content: plat maps showing property ownership, includes indexes

Combined historical atlas of Ottawa County, Ohio; Windmill Publications; 1989

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Hayes Presidential Center
Lookups:  no

Content: including maps and directories

Illustrated Historical Atlas of Ottawa County, Ohio - from recent and actual surveys and records under the superintendence of L. Q. Hardesty; Ottawa County Historical Society; 1974

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Ida Rupp Public Library, Toledo-Lucas County Public Library-Main Local History, Hayes Presidential Center, Bowling Green State University Center for Archival Collections, Ohio State Library, Ohio Historical Society Archives
Lookups:  no

Content: 116 pages,  maps, reprint of 1874 plat maps showing property ownership, index copyrighted 1974

Illustrated Historical Atlas of Ottawa County, Ohio - from recent and actual surveys and records under the superintendence of L. Q. Hardesty; H. H. Hardesty; 1874

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Toledo-Lucas County Public Library-Main Local History (stack), Bowling Green State University Center for Archival Collections, State Library of Ohio, Ohio Historical Society Archives, LDS Microfilm
Lookups:  no

Content: 116 pages,  plat maps showing property ownership

Illustrated historical atlas of Ottawa County, Ohio : including history of the U.S., and of Ohio, and of Ottawa County : map of the world, of the U.S., of Ohio, and of Ottawa County : compiled from the most reliable records and from actual surveys.; H. J. Goodman; 1900

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Bowling Green State University Center for Archival Collections, State Library of Ohio, Ohio Historical Society Archives
Lookups:  no

Content: 78 pages

Map of Erie & part of Ottawa Counties, Ohio : showing the sections, farms, lots & villages / from actual surveys by Philip Nunan, Sandusky; engraved by Worley & Bracher; printed by Fred. Bourquin.; Philip Nunan; 1863

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Ohio Historical Society Archives
Lookups:  no

Content: 1 map, 6 sections

Ottawa County, Ohio - plat book index of owners, city street maps; Town & Country Publishing Co.; 1977

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Ida Rupp Public Library
Lookups:  no

Content: 40 pages, maps

Ottawa County, Ohio, plat book, 1988; Mercury Publishing Co.; 1988

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Ida Rupp Public Library
Lookups:  no

Content: 40 pages, maps

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Pre-1900 veterans of Ottawa County, Ohio - Ottawa County Courthouse memorial tablet; copied by Norma Eaton; 1990

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Hayes Presendential Center
Lookups:  no

Content: 17 pages

Sanders Funeral Home records; compiled by Bernice A. Peterson; 1990

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Ida Rupp Public Library
Lookups:  no

Content: includes index

Sanders Funeral Home records; compiled by Martha Dykes; 2000

Purchase:  Contact the Ottawa County Genealogical Society
Libraries:  Hayes Presidential Center, Bowling Green State University Center for Archival Collections
Lookups:  no

Content: 97 pages, includes index, records from 1950-1979

Some materials available for genealogical research at the Harris-Elmore Public Library, Elmore, Ohio; compiled by Grace Luebke; Grace Luebke; 1980

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Toledo-Lucas County Public Library-Main Local History
Lookups:  no

Content: 13 pages

Veterans listed on courthouse wall, Port Clinton, Ottawa County, Ohio - copied by Norma Eaton; Norma Eaton; 1990-2000

Purchase:  not known to be currently available
Libraries:  Hayes Presendential Center
Lookups:  no

Content: 18 pages


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