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Paulding County

Paulding County Ohio History and Genealogy

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(Feb. 2014) - Submissions sent to me by email have been added to the site.  Thank you!

With its history of the Miami & Erie Canal, beginnings in the Great Black Swamp, and named in honor of Revolutionary War hero, John Paulding - Paulding County was officially formed on February 12, 1820.

Paulding County, located in northwest Ohio,  is bordered by Defiance County (north), Van Wert County (South), Putnam County (east), and Allen County, Indiana (west).

The purpose of this project is to provide useful information in researching family history, genealogy, and local history related to Paulding County, Ohio.  You may refer to our volunteer page for those who are able to help you in your research.  Researchers can join the OHPAULDI-L Discussion/mailing List (Instructions are to the left).

 I unfortunately do not live in Paulding County, so I can't do look-ups.
However, I have many ancestors who resided in Paulding County for many years, so I am constantly researching and will add anything that I find to this site in the hopes that it will also assist someone else in their research.  Please feel free to email me with any questions or comments, or with any submissions you have for Paulding County.

Candy Ditkowski, Paulding County Coordinator

If you would like to be a volunteer coordinator for an Ohio County, please contact the Ohio State Coordinator, Dale Grimm for further details.  

Copyright 2014 by Candy Ditkowski.   No copyrighted information found on any page within this website may be used for commercial purposes without the express permission of the copyright owner. This website also contains some public domain data and data that is common property and containing no original authorship (i.e. old time lists and tombstone information, etc) and is not copyrighted.

Last Updated: February 2014