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1982

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The Pastfinder January, 1982 - Volume 1, Issue 1  (b/w)

Features:  Ashland Times Death Notices, 1853;  Queries;  Biographies:  Ezra Warner, Abraham Schorah and John Harner.

 

 

The Pastfinder April, 1982 - Volume 1, Issue 2  (b/w)

Features:  A Pioneer Reunion, 1879;  Biographies:  Richard Woodhouse, Tobias Crone and George Merckling, Namefinder;  Queries.

 

 

The Pastfinder July, 1982 - Volume 1, Issue 3  (b/w)

Features:  Ashland Times Name Index, 1853;  Zeiters Cemetery Records;  Queries, Namefinder;  Biographies:  John G. Peterson, Andrew Richey, John Moyer and Michael Shanabarger.

 

 

The Pastfinder October, 1982 - Volume 1, Issue 4  (b/w)

Features:  Ashland & Richland Co. Residents Found in Eaton Co., Michigan Deeds;  Queries;   Namefinder;  Biographies:  Thomas Lofland, E.J. Potter, Michael Bryte and Mary Ferguson;  The Saga of Samuel.

1983

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The Pastfinder January, 1983 - Volume 2, Issue 1  (b/w)

Features:  Death Notices from the Ashland Times, 1854;  Queries;  Biographies:  George Arnholt, Ricre/Middleswart Families;  Execution Docket, November Term, 1819;  Namefinder.

 

 

The Pastfinder April, 1983 - Volume 2, Issue 2  (b/w)

Features:  My Genealogical Research by John DeWalt;  Naturalization Records in Ashland County, 1846-1849;  Queries;  Namefinder;  Biographies:  Ritter Family.

 

 

The Pastfinder April, 1983 - Volume 2, Issue 3  (b/w)

Features:  Death Notices from the Ashland Times, 1855;  The FAST Family Reunion;  William F. Tyler Bible;  Queries;  Namefinder.

 

 

The Pastfinder October, 1983 - Volume 2, Issue 4  (b/w)

Features:  Enumeration of Youth at Jefferson Twp. School #1 (Forest Hall), 10 October 1843;  Death Notices from the Ashland Times, 1859;  Namefinder;  Queries;  Biographies:  George & Sarah (Ridgway) Case;  Summary of the Formation of Ashland and Richland Counties, Ohio;  Early Richland County Guardianships, A-C.

1984

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The Pastfinder February, 1984 -- Volume 3, Issue 1  (b/w)

Features:  Death Notices from the Ashland Times, 1860;  Queries;  Namefinder;  Early Richland County Guardianships, C-Y;  Samuel Hart Bible Records.

 

 

The Pastfinder May, 1984 -- Volume 3, Issue 2  (b/w)

Features:  Angelina Hill Phillips Letter, 1890;  Queries;  Namefinder.

 

 

The Pastfinder August, 1984 -- Volume 3, Issue 3  (b/w)

Features:  Naturalization Records in Ashland County, 1849-1851 and 1851-1852;  Queries;  Biographies:  Lentz Family.

 

 

The Pastfinder November, 1984 -- Volume 3, Issue 4  (b/w)

Features:  Lewis' Block-House;  Queries;  First Families of Richland County;  First Families of Ashland County; 

1985

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The Pastfinder:  February, 1985 - Volume 4, Issue 1

Features:  Membership List, POST Marriage Records, STEWART / STEWARD Marriage Records, Family Portraits:  The DECK Family, Books For Sale, Queries, etc.

 

 

The Pastfinder:  May, 1985 - Volume 4, Issue 2

Features:  New Officers, Our Heritage - William THEW Letter,  Divorce Records, pre-1853, Queries, Pioneer Meeting, 1883, Family Portraits:  The CHAMPION Family, Home Arts, Membership List

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The Pastfinder:  September, 1985 - Volume 4, Issue 3

Features:  Bissman 50th. Wedding Anniversary, Misc. Obituaries, Queries, The Mayor Who Broke The Law In 1883, HACKETT Bible Records, Mysterious Death of Joseph Bachelor .... Is It A Murder?

 

 

The Pastfinder:  December, 1985 - Volume 4, Issue 4

Features:  List of some Richland Co. resources held at OGS library,  Misc. obituaries, BROWN Family Records, Queries, Family Portrait:  The BROWN Family,  BROWN family lineage, Colonial Occupations, Five-Generation Charts

1986

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The Pastfinder:  February, 1986 - Volume 5, Issue 1

Features:  Misc. obituaries;  List of microfilmed church records held at BGSU Archives;  Queries;  Divorce Records, post-1850

 

 

The Pastfinder:  May, 1986 - Volume 5, Issue 2

Features:  Early Divorce Records;  Family Portrait:  John Patterson;  Queries;  Five-Generation Charts

 

 

The Pastfinder:  August, 1986 - Volume 5, Issue 3

Features:  Family Portrait:  John Patterson Family (part 2);   Early Divorce Records;  Five-Generation Charts

 

 

The Pastfinder:  November, 1986 - Volume 5, Issue 4

Features:  Tracing Our Confederate Kin;  Dating Photographs;  Queries;  First Annual Roster of Licensed Embalmers (Richland Co. names only):  Five-Generation Charts

1987

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The Pastfinder:  January, 1987 - Volume 5, Issue 5

Features:  Richland County Pensioners, 1883;  Family Portrait:  The Cooper Family;  Queries

 

 

The Pastfinder:  April, 1987 - Volume 6, Issue 1

Features:  Misc. death notices;  Some notes about the "Old Richland County Museum";  Misc. Probate Record Abstracts;  Queries

 

 

The Pastfinder:  September, 1987 - Volume 6, Issue 2

Features:  Misc. obituaries;  Family Portrait:  The Van Dorn Famiily;  Birth Records, 1856;  Ancestor Charts.

 

 

The Pastfinder:  September, 1987 - Volume 6, Issue 3-4

Features:  Leppo-Darby Papers;  Queries;  Misc. obituaries;  Birth Records, 1856 (cont'd);  Index to Eben P. Sturges Daybook;  Bell Family Bible Records;  Jacob L. Maring Bible Records;  Some Maring Family History;  Ancestor Charts.

1988

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The Pastfinder:  April, 1988 - Volume 7, Issue 1

Features:  Queries;  Some Dickinson Marriages; Birth Records, 1856 (cont'd);  Ancestor Charts;  Misc. obituaries.

 

 

The Pastfinder:  August, 1988 - Volume 7, Issue 2

Features:  The Au Family;  Queries;  Birth Records, 1856 (concluded);  Ancestor Charts.

 

 

The Pastfinder:  October, 1988 - Volume 7, Issue 3

Features:  Birth Records 1857, A-F;  Some Richland County Marriage records;  Family Portrait:  The Adam Meek Family;  Misc. obituaries;  Queries;  Ancestor Charts.

 

 

The Pastfinder:  December, 1988 - Volume 7, Issue 4

Features:  Queries;  Richland Co. Births, 1857 (surnames A-J):  Ancestor Charts;  Lexington Schools;  Oakland Evangelical Lutheran Church.

1989

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The Pastfinder:  Jan.-June, 1989 - Volume 8, Number 1

Features:  Ancestor Charts;  Richland Co. Births, 1857 (surnames K-Z);  The 1895 Mansfield School Board;  Mansfield Public School Teachers, 1903;  The Otterbein Birthday Book, 1887;  Some Early Richland Co. Marriages from the Mansfield Gazette.

 

 

The Pastfinder:  July-Aug., 1989 - Volume 8, Number 2

Features:  Queries;  Ancestor Charts;  McFarland Family Reunion, 1989;  Misc. Obituaries;  History of the Congregational Church And Community of Washington Village;  Little Washington;  Autobiography of Howard Stone;  Education in Richland County, 1800's;  Mansfield High School, Class of 1919;  Hammond and Stone Family Births and Marriages;  Family Portrait:  Roses On A Cold December Day.

 

 

The Pastfinder:  Sept. - Dec., 1989 - Volume 8, Number 3

Features:  Family Portrait:  To Canada And Back;  Pedigree Charts;  Queries;  Mansfield High School - Class of 1920;  Bellville Cemetery Burials, 1989;  Bunker Hill Cemetery Burials, 1989;  Iberia Cemetery Burials, 1989;  Shauck Cemetery Burials, 1989;  Naturalization Laws;  Howard Clarence Stone Autobiography (part 2);  Schrack Generations;  Misc. Obituaries;  Bryn Zion Cemetery Burials, 1980;  Blymyer Avenue - The Only Wooden Street in Richland County;  Blymyer Avenue Residents, 1899;  Genealogy Word Find.

1990

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The Pastfinder:  Jan. - Mar., 1990 - Volume 9, Number 1

Features:  Early Richland Co. Common Pleas Records;  Early Richland Co. Naturalizations;  Richland Co. Death Records, 1856 & 1857;  Misc. Obituaries from the Bellville Star.

 

 

The Pastfinder:  April - June, 1990 - Volume 9, Number 2

Features:  Richland Co. Tax List, 1811;  Misc. Obituaries from the Bellville Star;  First Families of Richland Co.;  Mount Bethel Church Subscription List, 1835;  Some Early Smiths of Richland Co.;  Richland Co. Births, 1877;  Queries;  Editorial:  The Ironing Board Theory.

 

 

The Pastfinder:  July - Sept., 1990 - Volume 9, Number 3

Features:  Richland Co. Births, 1877 (part 2);  Mansfield City Cemetery Burials - Jan., 1873 - Dec., 1875;  Some Firsts in Mansfield and Richland County;  George Y. McCluer letter, 1861;  Early Surveys - Thomas Edgington's Land;  They Went West;  Misc. Obituaries;  History of the Pavonia United Methodist Church (Weller Twp.);  Queries.

 

 

The Pastfinder:  Oct. - Dec., 1990 - Volume 9, Number 4

Features:  A Grave Error - Jacob Uhlich Headstone;  Mansfield City Cemetery - Burials of Veterans of the Earliest Wars;  History of the Richland Church of the Brethren (Franklin Twp.);  Richland County Sanity Records;  Misc. Obituaries;  Richland Co. Births, 1877 (part 3);  Queries.

1991

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The Pastfinder:  Jan. - Mar., 1991 - Volume 10, Issue 1

Features:  First Families of Richland County, 1990;  Richland Co. Deaths, 1867-1868;  Queries;  Mansfield Courier Obituaries;  History of the Bellville Presbyterian Church;  Jury Lists - May, 1829.

 

 

The Pastfinder:  April - June, 1991 - Volume 10, Issue 2

Features:  Items from the HAGERMAN Family Files;  Early Richland County, Ohio Common Pleas Court Records;  St. John's United Church of Christ Membership List, 1891;  Do The Cline/Kline's Confuse You?;  Traveling From Ashland To Mansfield in 1917;  Queries.

 

 

The Pastfinder:  July - Sept., 1991 - Volume 10, Issue 3

Features:  Richland County in the War of 1812;  Early Richland County Divorces;  List of Letters Remaining in the Post Office at Mansfield, 12 July 1854;  Mansfield Post Office;  St. Paul Lutheran Church Membership List, 1891;  The Way It Was in the Arter / Kahler Families;  Some Monroe and Washington Township Death Records;  Businesses in Richland County, 1866;  Queries.

 

 

The Pastfinder:  Oct. - Dec., 1991 - Volume 10, Issue 4  (b/w)

Features:  Marriages Extracted from The Western Sentinel, 5/26/1830 - 12/5/1832;  Richland County in the War of 1812 (cont'd);  Queries;  Indentures of Apprenticeship - John Meredith, 1825;  Some Monroe and Washington Township Death Records (cont'd.);  Richland County Naturalizations.

1992

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The Pastfinder:  Jan. - March, 1992 - Volume 11, Issue 1

Features:  A Brief History of our Society and the Museum;  An Interesting Member of the GASS Family;  Richland County Naturalizations (cont'd.);  Queries;  Bloominggrove Township Personal Property Taxes, 1856;  Richland County, Ohio Estates - Original Papers; 

 

 

The Pastfinder:  April - June, 1992 - Volume 11, Issue 2  (b/w)

Features:  Richland Co. Mormon Migration To Missouri;  Early Residents of Richland County;  Map of The Original Richland County;  Some Richland Co. Estate Records;  Queries;  Five-Generation Charts.

 

 

The Pastfinder:  July - Sept., 1992 - Volume 11, Issue 3  (b/w)

Features:  The Special Income Tax;  Queries;  Adams-Bodley & Pioneer's Rest Cemetery;  Record of Marriages by John Young, J.P.;  Persons Buried in the John Young Burying Ground;  Richland County Estates (cont'd.):  The FORD Family;  Richland Co. Land Entrys;  The Indians of Richland County;  The ARTMAN-POFF Family;  YOHN Bible Record;  Five-Generation Charts.

 

 

The Pastfinder:  Oct. - Dec., 1992 - Volume 11, Issue 4  (b/w)

Features:  Early Court Records, 1814-1819, 1842-1843;  Peddlers License;  George Bull Sailed To Fame;  Richland County Estates (cont'd.);  Probate Notices In The Newspapers;  Queries;  Major Laws Relating To Immigration & Naturalization in the U.S.;  Five-Generation Charts.

1993

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The Pastfinder:  January - March, 1993 - Volume 12, Issue 1

Features:  The SONNANSTINE Family;  Queries;  Index to Richland County Will Book 4, 1873-1878;  A Peek At The Past, 1828;  Pioneer Directory, 1887;  Member Submitted Records;  The COPUS and RUFFNER Monuments;  5-Generation Charts.

 

 

The Pastfinder:  April - June, 1993, Volume 12, Issue 2

Features:  Index to Administration Records - Volumes 1 & 2, 1813-1823;  Index to Administration Records, 1823-1834;  Queries;  BOWLAND Family Bible Records;  Multiple Marriages - Her Sixth Husband;  News From Members;  Ideal Church Record for the Methodist Episcopal Church (Plymouth), 1911-1920 -- Funerals;  5-Generation Charts;  KINNEY Family Notes.

 

 

The Pastfinder:  July - September, 1993, Volume 12, Issue 3

Features:  Bentley Simons Runyan Family Photo;  Cuykendall/Brink Marriage;  Misc. Obituary Abstracts;  A Few Notes on The Family of Peter & Elizabeth (Bierly) Berry;  Mr. & Mrs. Calvin Clark Wedding Announcement;  Index to Administration Records (cont'd.);  Richland Co. Death Records, 1875;  Burial Bills Filed in the Auditor's Office for Indigent Soldiers and their Widows, 12/25/1904 - 1/8/1911;  A Sherman Brigade Reunion.

 

 

The Pastfinder:  October - December, 1993, Volume 12, Issue 4

Features:  Misc. Member Records;  Index to Administration Records (cont'd.);  5-Generation Charts;  Queries;  The Children's Aid Society;  Richland Co. Deaths, 1874-1875;  Misc. Obituaries;  Tyler-Pollard Cemetery.

1994

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The Pastfinder:  January - March, 1994, Volume 13, Issue 1  (b/w)

Features:  RALSTON Family Reunion;  COX/NEWMAN Marriage Affidavit, 1844;  Queries;  The 1849 California Gold Rush and Poor Henry H. Vantilburg;  Index to Administration Records, Vol. 3;  Misc. Records from Supreme Court Records - Richland Co., Volume 3 (part 1).

 

 

The Pastfinder:  April - June, 1994, Volume 13, Issue 2  (b/w)

Features:  Queries;  Legal Notices from The Mansfield Gazette, 1828-1831;  Index to Administration Records, Vol. 4;  Duplicate of Taxes Assessed - Perry Twp., 1847;  Misc. Records from Supreme Court Records - Richland Co., Volume 3 (part 2).

 

 

The Pastfinder:  July - October, 1994, Volume 13, Issue 3  (b/w)

Features:  Something Different - Children Sent to Reform School;  Peter Brillhart & Family;  The President Is Dead;  Naturalizations from the Mansfield Daily Herald, 1885-1889;  Queries;  Duplicate of Taxes Assessed - Troy Twp., 1847;  Misc. Records from Supreme Court Records - Richland Co., Volume 3 (part 3);  Index to Administration Records, Vol. 5. 

 

 

The Pastfinder:  October - December, 1994, Volume 13, Issue 4  (b/w)

Features:  Richland Co. Deed Index, 1814-1824, Volume 1;  Real Estate Taxes - Lexington, 1847;  Real Estate Taxes - Millsborough & Springfield Twp., 1847;  Robert S. & Mary Ellen (Ford) McFarland Bible Record;  Misc. Obituaries from the Ohio Liberal;  Index to Administration Records, Vol. 6;  Misc. Records from Supreme Court Records - Richland Co., Volume 3 (part 4);  Queries.

1995

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The Pastfinder:  January - March, 1995, Volume 14, Issue 1  (b/w)

Features:  Richland Co. Deed Index, 1814-1924, Volume 1 (cont'd.);  Index to Administration Records, Vol. 6 (cont'd.);  Misc. Records from Supreme Court Records - Richland Co. (cont'd.);  Queries.

 

 

The Pastfinder:  April - June, 1995, Volume 14, Issue 2  (b/w)

Features:  Queries;  Real Estate Taxes - Jackson Twp., 1847;  Real Estate Taxes - Plymouth Village and Township, 1847;  Real Estate Taxes - Cass Twp., 1847;  Real Estate Taxes - London, 1847;  Richland Co. Deed Index, 1814-1924, Volume 1 (cont'd.);  Military and Personal Sketches from Hardesty's Historical Geographical Encyclopedia -- George Ahlheim, Lester A. Armentrout, John Beam, John Beckwith, Ezra P. Bell, Samuel L. Blosier, Smith D. Bonham and Charles R. Boyce.

 

 

The Pastfinder:  July - September, 1995, Volume 14, Issue 3  (b/w)

Features:  Queries;  Richland Co. Deed Index, 1814-1924, Volume 1 (cont'd.);  How to use Probate Records;  The Burial of Leonard Stillwagon;  Lest We Forget G.A.R. Memorial Day Observance 5/30/1939 - Burial Places of Richland Co. Soldiers;  Military and Personal Sketches from Hardesty's Historical Geographical Encyclopedia (cont'd.)-- John Brissel, George W. Brown, William H. Brown, William G. Brumbaugh, George Campbell, John C. Carrothers, J.D. Colwell and Erastus P. Coates.  

 

 

The Pastfinder:  October - December, 1995, Volume 14, Issue 4  (b/w)

Features:  Queries;  The Villages and Towns That Are and Were in Richland County;  Richland Co. Deed Index, 1814-1924, Volume 1 (cont'd.);  Kendall Family Reunion w/ Family Records;    Military and Personal Sketches from Hardesty's Historical Geographical Encyclopedia (cont'd.) -- John S. Coates, Charles Cooper, Eli T. Crouse, William A. Dillon, Michael E. Douglas, Samuel Edleman, George L. Emminger, Franklin Ernst, Abram D. Eyerly, Jeremiah Fitger, Samuel N. Ford, Daniel Frankhour, John Gates, Napoleon Gates, Philip W. Goodwin.

1996

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The Pastfinder:  January - March, 1996, Volume 15, Issue 1  (b/w)

Features:  Queries;  Richland Co. Deed Index, 1814-1824, Volume 1 (cont'd.);  Sale of Land for Taxes, 01 August 1826;  NORRICK Family Reunion, 1907;  Richland Co. Abstracts from The Ohio Register, 1813-1820;  Military and Personal Sketches from Hardesty's Historical Geographical Encyclopedia (cont'd.) -- Henry J. Guyant, Daniel Harter, Valentine N. Hein, Charles D. Herring, Joseph B. Holmes, William J. Holway, John Hughes, George M. Kemp, George S. Knapp, George Knofflock, Benedict Kuneman, Michael J. Langan, Cornelius W. Linn.

 

 

The Pastfinder:  April - June, 1996, Volume 15, Issue 2  (b/w)

Features:  Richland Co. Abstracts from The Ohio Register, 1813-1820 (cont'd.);  CHAMPION COLE Reunion, 1900;  Military and Personal Sketches from Hardesty's Historical Geographical Encyclopedia (cont'd.) -- Samuel B. Donel, John Bunyan Edwards, Andrew Evarts, Levi Evarts, Henry Monroe Gaddis, William H. Garfield, William M. Gass, Philip L. Geddes, Henry Grauer;  Queries.

 

 

The Pastfinder:  July-September, 1996, Volume 15, Issue 3  (b/w)

Features:  Richland Co. Abstracts from The Ohio Register, 1813-1820 (cont'd.);  Richland County Surname Database;  Military and Personal Sketches from Hardesty's Historical Geographical Encyclopedia (cont'd.) --  Jacob B. Littler, Frederick Longsdorf, James W. Longsdorff, James McCoy, Robert B. McCrory, Robert C. McFarland, James McGahey, Daniel McNamara, Franklin N. Merrell;  Queries.

 

 

The Pastfinder:  October - December, 1996, Volume 15, Issue 4  (b/w)

Features:  Richland Co. Abstracts from The Ohio Register, 1813-1820 (cont'd.);  CRAWFORD-BRADEN-HARDING Reunion, 1912;  Select records from the 1890 Census - Monroe Twp.;  Queries.

1997

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The Pastfinder:  January - March, 1997, Volume 16, Issue 1  (b/w)

Features:  Select records from the 1890 Census - Monroe Twp. (cont'd.);  Queries.

 

 

The Pastfinder:  April - June, 1997, Volume 16, Issue 2  (b/w)

Features:  Manuscript files at the OGS Library (Richland County-related);  War Of 1812 - Richland Co. Militia List;  Administration Records, Volume 7;  Queries.

 

 

The Pastfinder:  July - September, 1997, Volume 16, Issue 3  (b/w)

Features:  Richland Co. Administration Records, Volume 7 (cont'd.);  Administration Records, Volume 8;  Manufacturing Establishments, 1820;  Select records from the 1890 Census - Butler Twp.

 

 

The Pastfinder:  October - December, 1997, Volume 16, Issue 4  (b/w)

Features:  Richland Co. Administration Records, Volume 8 (cont'd.);  The FOULKS Family of Rome, Ohio;  Some Richland Co. Deaths, 1916-1924;  Queries.

1998

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The Pastfinder:  January - March, 1998, Vol. 17, Issue 1  (b/w)

Features:  Marriages You May Have Looked For And Couldn't Find;  Center Hall School #6 (Washington Twp.) - Student List, 1911-12;  Richland Co. Administration Records, Volume 8 (cont'd.);  Doubtful Bonds:  List of Persons Whose Marriage Certificates Have Never Been Returned (1871-1881);  Dr. William Bushnell;  Franklin Twp. Poll Book, 1893;  Queries.

 

 

The Pastfinder:  April - June, 1998, Vol. 17, Issue 2  (b/w)

Features:  Richland Co. Administration Records, Volume 9;  Doubtful Bonds:  List of Persons Whose Marriage Certificates Have Never Been Returned (1878-1885);  1850 Mortality Census;  Richland Co. Pensions, 1883;  Pioneer Reunion & Picnic Roll Call, 1879;  Deaths from the Mansfield Gazette, 1823-24;  Births in Mansfield:  March, 1881 - March, 1882;  Queries.

 

 

The Pastfinder:  July - September 1998, Vol. 17, Issue 3  (b/w)

Features:  New Structures Built in Mansfield, 1882;  Early Richland County Deaths from the Mansfield Gazette & Richland Farmer (1825-1828);  ERNSBERGER Reunion, 1917;  1850 Mortality Census (cont'd.);  Mansfield High School Graduates, 1862-1881;  Richland Co. Births (with mother's maiden names):  March 31, 1876 - March 31, 1877;  A Great Surprise in Perrysville;    John Whitnah Leedy Buried So Far From His Roots;  Richland Co. Administration Records, Volume 9 (cont'd);  Queries;  Ancestors of James Michael ARTMAN.

 

 

The Pastfinder:  October - December, 1998, Vol. 17, Issue 4  (b/w)

Features:  Queries;  Richland County People Who Went To Kansas;  Mansfield High School Graduates, 1882-1891;  1850 Mortality Census (cont'd.);  Richland Co. Births (with mother's maiden names):  March 31, 1876 - March 31, 1877 (cont'd.);  Richland Co. Administration Records, Volume 9 (cont'd);  Some Clover Hill School Students, 1877;  Early Richland County Deaths from the Mansfield Gazette & Richland Farmer (1829-1831)

1999

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The Pastfinder:  January - March, 1999, Vol. 18, Issue 1  (b/w)

Features:  Queries;  Richland Co. Administration Records, Volume 10;  1850 Mortality Census (cont'd.);  Richland County People Who Went To Kansas (cont'd.).

 

 

The Pastfinder:  April - June, 1999, Vol. 18, Issue 2  (b/w)

Features:  Early Richland County Deaths from the Mansfield Gazette & Richland Farmer & Western Sentinel;  Richland Co. Births (with mother's maiden names):  March 31, 1876 - March 31, 1877 (cont'd.);  Richland County People Who Went To Kansas (cont'd.);  Richland County Common Plea Records, 1813-1816;  Queries.

 

 

The Pastfinder:  July - September, 1999, Vol. 18, Issue 3  (b/w)

Features:  Lost Marriage Records, 1840;  Richland County People Who Went To Kansas (cont'd.);  Richland Co. Births (with mother's maiden names):  March 31, 1876 - March 31, 1877 (cont'd.);  List of Richland County Cemeteries;  Richland County Tavern Licenses, 1839;  Early Richland Co. Adoption Records;  Falstaff Guard Parade, 1858;  Richland Co. Administration Records, Volume 11;  Early Richland Co. Pioneer Deaths, 1906;  Queries. 

 

 

The Pastfinder:  October - December, 1999, Vol. 18, No. 4  (b/w)

Features:  Cold Storage House;  Supreme Court Records Richland Co., Vol. 2, Sept. Term, 15 Sept., 1832;  1836 Chattel Taxes for Auburn, Bloomfield, Congress, Perry, Plymouth, Sandusky, Sharon, Springfield, Troy (partial) and Vernon Townships - Part One;  Richland Co. Administration Records, Volume 12;  Richland County People Who Went To Kansas (cont'd.);  Strausbaugh-Baptist Cemetery;  George CAREY Dies;  Civil War Incidents of Richland Co. Soldiers;  Wolf Scalp Certificates & Affidavits;  Queries.

2000

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-The Pastfinder:  January - March, 2000, Vol. 19, No. 1  (b/w)

Features:  Mansfield Post Office Officials & Employees, 31 March 1898;  Supreme Court Records Richland Co., Vol. 2, Sept. Term, 15 Sept., 1832 (cont'd.);  Richland County People Who Went To Kansas (cont'd.);  Wolf Scalp Certificates & Affidavits;  Richland Co. Administration Records, Volume 12 (cont'd.);  Misc. Divorces from Mansfield newspapers;  1836 Chattel Taxes for Auburn, Bloomfield, Congress, Perry, Plymouth, Sandusky, Sharon, Springfield, Troy (partial) and Vernon Townships - Part Two;  1885 Richland Co. Deaths from the Mansfield Herald;  Queries.

 

 

The Pastfinder:  April - June, 2000, Vol. 19, No. 2  (b/w)

Features:  Some Washington Twp. school children, 1850;  Mansfield Man Chatted with Lincoln;  1836 Chattel Taxes for Auburn, Bloomfield, Congress, Perry, Plymouth, Sandusky, Sharon, Springfield, Troy (partial) and Vernon Townships - Part Three;  1885 Richland Co. Deaths from the Mansfield Herald (cont'd.);  Wolf Scalp Certificates & Affidavits (cont'd.);  Richland Co. Revolutionary War Soldiers;  Beelman Funeral Home Records;  Richland County People Who Went To Kansas (cont'd.);  Queries.

 

 

The Pastfinder:  July - September, 2000, Vol. 19, No. 3  (b/w)

Features:  1885 Richland Co. Deaths from the Richland Shield & Banner;  Home Found For Orphan Boy (Joseph Wagar), 1907;  Back in Old Home After Thirty Six Years (Mrs. William Murphy);  Etzwiler Then Smith Then Etzwiler Again, 1907;  Pensioners In Richland County, 11 October 1883;  1836 Chattel Taxes for Auburn, Bloomfield, Congress, Perry, Plymouth, Sandusky, Sharon, Springfield, Troy (partial) and Vernon Townships - Part Four;  Richland Co. Common Pleas Records, 1813 - 1818;  Richland Co. Births, 1856;  Queries.

 

 

The Pastfinder:  October - December, 2000, Vol. 19, No. 4  (b/w)

Features:  Pensioners In Richland County, 11 October 1883 (cont'd.);  1836 Chattel Taxes for Auburn, Bloomfield, Congress, Perry, Plymouth, Sandusky, Sharon, Springfield, Troy (partial) and Vernon Townships - Part Five;  Misc. Divorces Published in the Mansfield Herald;  Richland Co. Common Pleas Records, 1813 - 1818 (cont'd.);  Richland Co. Births, 1856 (cont'd.);  Misc. FOLTZ Bible Records;  Misc. Newspaper Articles;  Mansfield High School Field Day, 1896;  Reminiscences of an Old School House;  Beelman Funeral Home Records (cont'd.);  Queries. 

2001

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The Pastfinder, January-March, 2001 - Volume XX, Issue 1

Features:  St. Peter's German Church Marriage Records, Pensioners in Richland County on October 11, 1883, 1836 Chattel Taxes (cont'd.), Richland County, Ohio Births, 1856, Common Plea Records, Vol. 1 - May Term, 1817 - Oct. Term, 1817, Memorial Card, Beelman Funeral Home Records - Books 1 & 2, Deaths from the Richland Shield & Banner Newspaper (Sept., 1898), Queries, Ancestors of Waivah Janet Lindley, and many misc. items.

 

 

The Pastfinder, April - June, 2001 - Volume XX, Issue 2  (b/w)

Features:  Richland County Births, 1856 (cont'd.);  Spanish-American War:  Roster of the 8th. Ohio O.V.I., Company M (Mansfield);  1836 Chattel Taxes (cont'd.);  Misc. Deaths from the Richland Shield & Banner;  Richland County Wills, 1873;  Misc. Deaths of Children and Young People, 1880-1900;  Life Story of a Pioneer's Daughter;  Beelman Funeral Home Records - Books 1 & 2  (cont'd.);  Queries.

 

 

The Pastfinder, July - September, 2001 - Volume XX, Issue 3  (b/w)

Features:  Richland County Births, 1856 (cont'd.);  1836 Chattel Taxes (conclusion);  Misc. Deaths from the Richland Shield & Banner;  Richland County Wills, 1873 (cont'd.);  Jacob Brubaker, A Pioneer Axeman of Richland County;  Last of the Stage Drivers;  Misc. obituaries;  Mary Washington Chapter, DAR;  Reminiscences of Days That Tried Men's' Souls;  Queries;  5-Generation Charts

 

 

The Pastfinder, October - December, 2001 - Volume XX, Issue 4  (b/w)

Features:  They Voted For Andrew Jackson;  Tragedy of the Sultana;  Richland County Births, 1856 (conclusion);  Misc. Deaths from the Richland Shield & Banner;  Richland County Wills, 1873 (cont'd.);  Applicants Refuse Object of Oath of Citizenship;  First Families of Richland County, Ohio;  St. Peter's German Church Records;  Soldiers Lost When the Sultana Sank in the Mississippi River;  Common Plea Records, 1813-1818;  Queries.

2002

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The Pastfinder, January - March, 2002 - Volume XXI, Issue 1 (b/w)

Features:  By-Law Changes;  St. Peter's German Church Records, 1853-1856;  Where Are The Friends of My Youth (written by Abraham Baughman);  Deaths from the Richland Shield & Banner, 11/22/1898-12/30/1898;  Richland County Wills, 1873 (cont'd.);  Births from Mt. Hope Cemetery Interment Records;  Misc. items from the (Mansfield) Weekly News, 1905;  Mansfield Cemetery Burials, 2001 - A-G;  Common Plea Records, 1813-1818 (cont'd.);  Queries.

 

 

The Pastfinder, April - June, 2002 - Volume XXI, Issue 2 (b/w)

Features:  The Beginning Of A County;  Common Plea Records, 1813-1818 (cont'd.);  Delinquent Tax List, 1822 & 1823;  Richland County Wills, Volume 4 (cont'd.);  Early Birth Records, 1857 - A-G;  Misc. items from the (Mansfield) Weekly News, 1905;  Mansfield Cemetery Burials, 2001 - H-N;  Aliens Filing Declarations of Intent, 1838;  Queries.

 

 

The Pastfinder, July-September, 2002 - Volume XXI, Issue 3 (b/w)

Features:  The Beginning Of A County (cont'd.);  Mansfield Cemetery Burials, 2001 - O-Z;  Aliens Filing Declarations of Intent, 1839;  Mt. Hope Cemetery Burials, 1890-1891;  Misc. items from the (Mansfield) Weekly News, 1905;  Richland County Wills, Volume 4 (cont'd.);  Early Birth Records, 1857 - H-Z;  Households in Troy Township, 1827;  A Letter From The Past (1864);  Queries.

 

 

The Pastfinder, October-December, 2002 - Volume XXI, Issue 4 (b/w)

Features:  The Beginning Of A County (cont'd.);  The Death of Mansfield's Pioneer Son;  Misc. items from the (Mansfield) Weekly News, 1905;  Mansfield Catholic Cemetery Burials, 2001;  Mansfield Cemetery Book Corrections;  Mt. Hope Cemetery Burials, 1892-1893;  Richland County Wills, Volume 4 (cont'd.);  Law Record Book - Volume 12, Nov. Term, 1838;  Mother's Pensions from Juvenile Court, Book 1;  George Frederick Cassel Bible Records.

2003

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The Pastfinder, January - March, 2003 - Volume XXII, Issue 1 (b/w)

Features:  The Beginning Of A County (cont'd.);  Births & Deaths from the (Mansfield) Weekly News, 1905;  Mt. Hope Cemetery Burials, 1894-1895;  Deaths of Infants Recorded in Error;  Richland County Wills, Volume 4 (cont'd.);  Early Pastors of the First Congregational Church;  Misc. Naturalization Notes, 1879;  Notorial Bonds;  Law Record Book - Volume 12  (cont'd.);  St. Peter's German Church Records;  Misc. Guardianship Records;  Heavy Weights from the Bellville Weekly, 1876;  Misc. Death Notices;  Note about Croneis-Lutheran Memorial Cemetery;  Common Please Records Volume 1, 1813-1818;  Queries.

 

 

The Pastfinder, April - June, 2003 - Volume XXII, Issue 2 (b/w)

Features:  The Beginning Of A County (cont'd.);  Finding From Old Court Packets;  Richland County Wills, Volume 4 (cont'd.);  Early Shiloh Postmasters;  Law Record Book - Volume 12  (cont'd.);  Births & Deaths from the (Mansfield) Weekly News, 1905;  Misc. Guardianship Records (cont'd.);  Mt. Hope Cemetery Burials, 1896-1898;  St. Peter's German Church Records (cont'd.);  Misc. Notes Regarding New Castle Cemetery;  Misc. Death Notices;  Queries;  KIBLER Family Group Sheet.

 

 

The Pastfinder, July - September, 2003 - Volume XXII, Issue 3 (b/w)

Features:  The Beginning Of A County (cont'd.);  St. Peter's German Church Records (cont'd.);  Richland County Men Serving Time in the Ohio Penitentiary;  Births & Deaths from the (Mansfield) Weekly News, 1905;  Mt. Hope Cemetery Burials, 1896-1898  (cont'd.);  Misc. Death Notices;   Richland County Wills, Volume 4 (cont'd.);  Affidavits Filed for Additions and Corrections of Birth Records at the Mansfield Dept. of Health;    Law Record Book - Volume 12  (cont'd.)  Queries.

 

 

The Pastfinder, October - December, 2003 - Volume XXII, Issue 4 (b/w)

Features:  The Beginning Of A County (cont'd.);  Richland County Men Serving Time in the Ohio Penitentiary;  Richland County Children's Home Records - Indentures Of Apprenticeship;  Affidavits Filed for Additions and Corrections of Birth Records at the Mansfield Dept. of Health  (cont'd.);  Richland County Wills, Volume 4 (cont'd.);  Mansfield Catholic Cemetery Burials, 2002;  Mansfield Cemetery Burials, 2002;  Queries.

2004

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The Pastfinder, January - March, 2004 -- Volume XXIII, Issue 1 (b/w)

Features:  The Beginning Of A County (cont'd.);  Affidavits of Additions and Corrections of Birth Records;  Mansfield Cemetery Burials, 2002;  Worthington Township Settlers;  Richland Co. Men Serving Time in the Ohio Penitentiary;  Richland Co. Trivia;  Richland County Will Abstracts, Volume 4 (cont'd.);  Golden Wedding Anniversary Announcement of Thomas B. & Marilla Andrews;  Indentures of Apprenticeship Records from the Richland Co. Children's Home.

 

 

The Pastfinder, April - June, 2004 -- Volume XXIII, Issue 2 (b/w)

Features:  The Beginning of A County (cont'd.);  Appointments for Railroad Policemen;  Guardian Index - Volume 1;  Naturalization Records Index;  Richland County Will Abstracts, Volume 4 (cont'd.);  Richland Co. Men Serving Time in the Ohio Penitentiary (cont'd.);  LIPPY Family Group Record;  Queries.

 

 

The Pastfinder, July - September, 2004 -- Volume XXIII, Issue 3 (b/w)

Features:  The Beginning of A County (cont'd.);  Richland County Men Serving In the Ohio Penitentiary (conclusion);  Mansfield School of Nursing Graduates, 1922-1929;  Richland County Common Plea Records, February Term, 1818;  Naturalization Records Index (cont'd.);  Richland County Will Abstracts, Volume 4 (cont'd.);  Indigent Soldier Burial Records, Volume 1;  Law Record Book, Volume 12;  Guardian Index - Volume 1 (cont'd.);  Queries.

 

 

The Pastfinder, October - December, 2004 -- Volume XXIII, Issue 4 (b/w)

Features:  The Beginning of A County (cont'd.); Indigent Soldier Burial Records, Volume 1 (cont'd.);  Mansfield School of Nursing Graduates, 1930-1932;  Richland County Common Plea Records - May Term, 1818;  Law Record Book Abstracts, Volume 12 (cont'd.);  Francis Aston Sr. Bible Records;  Naturalization Records Index (cont'd.).

2005

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The Pastfinder, January - March, 2005 - Volume XXIV, Issue 1 (b/w)

Features:  1898 Mansfield Postal Employees;  Was Your Mohican Area Ancestor A Gunsmith?;  1914 Obits from the Mansfield Shield & Mansfield Journal;  The Founder of Lexington - Amariah Watson;  Queries;  Indigent Soldier Burial Records;  Mansfield in 1855

 

 

The Pastfinder, April - June, 2005 - Volume XXIV, Issue 2 (b/w)

Features:  Ancestors' Autograph Books;  In Memoriam - Catharine Elizabeth Oates Engelhardt, Edward P. Smith, Joseph R. Graham;  Queries;  Richland County Landowners Delinquent Tax List of 1824;  2005 Official Directory

 

 

The Pastfinder, July - September, 2005 - Volume XXIV, Issue 3 (b/w)

Features:  Queries;  Misc. items from the Bellville Messenger;  Land Records (date unknown)

 

 

The Pastfinder, October - December, 2005 - Volume XXIV, Issue 4 (b/w)

Features:  In Memoriam - Janet Marie Marquis Kunkler;  The Forty-Eighth Battalion (now the 163rd.);  Indigent Soldier Burial Records, Vol. 2;  West Fifth Street School Sixth Grade Class, 1903

2006

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The Pastfinder, January - March, 2006 - Volume XXV, Issue 1 (b/w)

Features:  Questions & Answers;  World War I Souvenir Program;  Law Record Book - Vol. 12:  April Term, 1839;  Misc. Newspaper Clippings from the Mansfield Herald, 1866.

 

 

The Pastfinder, April - June, 2006 - Volume XXV, Issue 2 (b/w)

Features:  Notes from the James M. Steel Bible;  Peterson Family DNA Project;  Elihu Denison Family;  Descendants of Johann George Lippy;  The Hartman(n) Family of Richland and Ashland Counties;  Questions & Answers;  Studebaker Family Reunion;  Mansfield Herald, 7/12/1883;  Abstracts from the Ohio Liberal 4/7/1875 - 6/23/1875. 

 

 

The Pastfinder, July - September, 2006 - Volume XXV, Issue 3 (b/w)

Features:  Will of John Steimley;  Will of Smith Hadley/Hedley/Headley;  Memoriam for Frank E. "Fritz" Henney;  Powers of Attorney, Volume #1;  Bellville Star 7/10/1884;  Queries.

 

 

The Pastfinder, October - December, 2006 - Volume XXV, Issue 4 (b/w)

Features:  Alexander McKay obituary;  Queries;  Alexander Steel baptism Certificate, 1821;  Census of the Richland County Infirmary, 1870;  2006 Members' Surname List (omitted from on-line version for privacy concerns).

2007

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The Pastfinder, January - March, 2007 - Volume XXVI, Issue 1

Features:  A True Story of 1913 Flood by Maxine Kinton;  Misc. notes from the Mansfield Courier;  The Tinkey Family:  Some of the Unions and Reunions;  Report of the Old Tinkey Cemetery;  The Old Tinkey Cemetery;  Waring & Horton vs. Hiltabilddle;  Misc. news items from the Bellville Star, 1884.

 

 

The Pastfinder, April - June, 2007 - Volume XXVI, Issue 2

Features:  Spohn Family Marker in Butler;  Queries;  Law Record Book #12 - April Term, 1839 (continued);  Law Record Volume 13 - November Term, 1839;  Physicians' Certificates 1896;  Common Pleas Court Cases (misc.);  Pedigree Chart for Marleen Applegate.

 

 

The Pastfinder, July - September, 2007 - Volume XXVI, Issue 3

Features:  McKean Family Bible;  Misc. Court Records 1815-1819;  Abstracts from Law Record 13,  1839.

 

 

The Pastfinder, October - December, 2007 - Volume XXVI, Issue 4

Features:  Mansfield's Newspapers (a list);  Newville School, 1913-1914;  Pleasant Hill School, 1910-1911;  Bowman & Loro Burial Notes;  Knaar Infant;  Common Pleas Court Records - April, 1840 Term;  Mansfield News items, 1894.

2008

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The Pastfinder, January-March, 2008 - Volume XXVII, Issue 1

Features:  Commencement Booklet from Mansfield High School, Class of 1887;  Misc. Queries;  Items from the Richland Shield & Banner, 1888.

   

The Pastfinder, April-June, 2008 - Volume XXVII, Issue 2

Features:  First Families of Richland County Member List 1-109;  First Families of Richland County Ancestor List;  Items from the Richland Shield & Banner, 1885-1886

   

The Pastfinder, July-September, 2008 - Volume XXVII, Issue 3

Features:  Whissemore Collection News;  Queries;  Items from the Richland Shield & Banner, 1886

   

The Pastfinder, October-December, 2008 - Volume XXVII, Issue 4

Features:  Genealogy Research Using the Website of the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library;  Items from the Richland Shield & Banner, 1887;  Richland Co. Chapter Research Policy

2009

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Will post Summer 2015

2010

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Will post Summer 2016

2011

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Will post Summer 2017

2012

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Will post Summer 2018

2013

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Will post Summer 2019

 


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