Richland Co., Ohio

 

Death Records


 

To submit a death record, please contact Amy E. Armstrong.

 
 
 
 

** see alsoProbate / Estate Records

 
 

** see alsoCemetery Records & Headstone Photographs

 
 

** see alsoObituaries

 

Compiled Richland Co. Death Index (records submitted by your fellow researchers):  A - M    |     N - Z


Where to locate Richland Co. Death Records:

1823-1848

  • Deaths from the Mansfield Gazette, 1823-24  (see Pastfinder 17/2 at the Richland Co. Gen. Society website)
  • Early Richland County Deaths from the Mansfield Gazette & Richland Farmer, 1825-1831  (see Pastfinder 17/3 and 17/4 at the Richland Co. Gen. Society website

1849-1850

1851-1858

1859-1860

1861-1875

1876-1882

1883-1884

  • Records On-line
    • Richland Co. Deaths From THE OHIO LIBERAL, 1883 - incomplete - See links above to the Compiled Richland Co. Death Index 
    • Richland Co. Deaths From THE OHIO LIBERAL, 1884 - incomplete - See links above to the Compiled Richland Co. Death Index
    • Richland Co. Deaths from the Mansfield Herald, 1885  (see Pastfinder 19/1 and 19/2 at the Richland Co. Gen. Society website) 
    • Richland Co. Deaths from the Richland Shield & Banner, 1885  (see Pastfinder 19/3 at the Richland Co. Gen. Society website)

1885-1889

1885 -- George Buchan, assessor of Butler Township, reported ten deaths and twenty-five births in the township last year.  [source:  Mansfield Herald:  21 May 1885, Vol. 35, No. 27]  S.M. Armstrong, assessor of Bloominggrove Township reported six deaths for the year.  [source:  Mansfield Herald:  21 May 1885, Vol. 35, No. 27]

1890 - December 19, 1908

December 20, 1908-1912

1913-1937

  • Some Washington & Monroe Township Death Records  [see:  The Pastfinder, Vol. 10, Issue 3]
  • Actual death certificates available on-line at the FamilySearch website.  Access is free, but you must register first.  Go to:  http://labs.familysearch.org.  View and print actual Ohio death certificates (1908-1953) from your computer.
  • Ohio Death Certificate Index at the Ohio Historical Society -- searchable index on-line!  
  • Records on Microfilm at the Ohio Historical Society -- see website for details
  • You can now order uncertified copies of death certificates via the Ohio Historical Society website ... see their page for instructions.  ($7.00/each)  http://www.ohiohistory.org/dindex/
  • Available at Ancestry.com (subscription required) - Up to 1932.

1938-1944

  • Actual death certificates available on-line at the FamilySearch website.  Access is free, but you must register first.  Go to:  http://labs.familysearch.org.  View and print actual Ohio death certificates (1908-1953) from your computer.
  • Ohio Death Certificate Index at the Ohio Historical Society -- searchable index on-line!  
  • Records on Microfilm at the Ohio Historical Society -- see website for details on ordering.
  • You can now order uncertified copies of death certificates via the Ohio Historical Society website ... see their page for instructions.  ($7.00/each)  http://www.ohiohistory.org/dindex/
  • Available at Ancestry.com (subscription required)

1945 -1953

  • Actual death certificates available on-line at the FamilySearch website.  Access is free, but you must register first.  Go to:  http://labs.familysearch.org.  View and print actual Ohio death certificates (1908-1953) from your computer.
  • Records on Microfilm at the Ohio Historical Society -- see website for details on ordering.

1953 - 1957

  • Certified Copies of records available from the Ohio Dept. of Health, Vital Statistics Unit EFFECTIVE 10/16/2009, THE FEE HAS GONE UP TO $21.50. FEE INCREASE EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 1, 2005 - New price will be $16.50.  FEE INCREASE EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2003Click here to see the text of new legislation.  The pertinent sections are 3705.23 and 3705.24.  New price will be $15 each.
  • Certified Copies of records from VitalChek Network
  • Uncertified Copies of records available from the Ohio Dept. of Health, Vital Statistics Unit (.05 each + postage)  - NO LONGER AVAILABLE AFTER JULY 1, 2003 Click here to see the text of new legislation.  The pertinent sections are 3705.23 and 3705.24.

1958-1969

  • Certified Copies of records available from the Ohio Dept. of Health, Vital Statistics Unit EFFECTIVE 10/16/2009, THE FEE HAS GONE UP TO $21.50.   FEE INCREASE EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 1, 2005 - New price will be $16.50.  FEE INCREASE EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2003Click here to see the text of new legislation.  The pertinent sections are 3705.23 and 3705.24.  New price will be $15 each.
  • Certified Copies of records from VitalChek Network
  • Uncertified Copies of records available from the Ohio Dept. of Health, Vital Statistics Unit (.05 each + postage)  - NO LONGER AVAILABLE AFTER JULY 1, 2003 Click here to see the text of new legislation.  The pertinent sections are 3705.23 and 3705.24.
  • Index To Ohio Deaths: 1958-1969 available at the Ancestry.com website.  (requires subscription)
  • Available at Ancestry.com (subscription required)

1970-1988

  • Certified Copies of records available from the Ohio Dept. of Health, Vital Statistics Unit EFFECTIVE 10/16/2009, THE FEE HAS GONE UP TO $21.50.   FEE INCREASE EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 1, 2005 - New price will be $16.50.  FEE INCREASE EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2003Click here to see the text of new legislation.  The pertinent sections are 3705.23 and 3705.24.  New price will be $15 each.
  • Certified Copies of records from VitalChek Network
  • Uncertified Copies of records available from the Ohio Dept. of Health, Vital Statistics Unit (.05 each + postage)  - NO LONGER AVAILABLE AFTER JULY 1, 2003 Click here to see the text of new legislation.  The pertinent sections are 3705.23 and 3705.24.
  • Index To Ohio Deaths:  1970-1988 available at the Ancestry.com website.  (requires subscription)
  • Available at Ancestry.com (subscription required)

1989-1991

  • Certified Copies of records available from the Ohio Dept. of Health, Vital Statistics Unit EFFECTIVE 10/16/2009, THE FEE HAS GONE UP TO $21.50.   FEE INCREASE EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 1, 2005 - New price will be $16.50.  FEE INCREASE EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2003Click here to see the text of new legislation.  The pertinent sections are 3705.23 and 3705.24.  New price will be $15 each.
  • Certified Copies of records from VitalChek Network
  • Uncertified Copies of records available from the Ohio Dept. of Health, Vital Statistics Unit (.05 each + postage)  - NO LONGER AVAILABLE AFTER JULY 1, 2003 Click here to see the text of new legislation.  The pertinent sections are 3705.23 and 3705.24.
  • Index To Ohio Deaths: 1989-1991 available at the Ancestry.com website.  (requires subscription)
  • Available at Ancestry.com (subscription required)

1992

  • Certified Copies of records available from the Ohio Dept. of Health, Vital Statistics Unit EFFECTIVE 10/16/2009, THE FEE HAS GONE UP TO $21.50.   FEE INCREASE EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 1, 2005 - New price will be $16.50.  FEE INCREASE EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2003Click here to see the text of new legislation.  The pertinent sections are 3705.23 and 3705.24.  New price will be $15 each.
  • Certified Copies of records from VitalChek Network
  • Index To Ohio Deaths: 1992 available at the Ancestry.com website.  (requires subscription)
  • Uncertified Copies of records available from the Ohio Dept. of Health, Vital Statistics Unit (.05 each + postage)  - NO LONGER AVAILABLE AFTER JULY 1, 2003 Click here to see the text of new legislation.  The pertinent sections are 3705.23 and 3705.24.
  • Available at Ancestry.com (subscription required)

1993-1998

  • Certified Copies of records available from the Ohio Dept. of Health, Vital Statistics Unit EFFECTIVE 10/16/2009, THE FEE HAS GONE UP TO $21.50.   FEE INCREASE EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 1, 2005 - New price will be $16.50.  FEE INCREASE EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2003Click here to see the text of new legislation.  The pertinent sections are 3705.23 and 3705.24.  New price will be $15 each.
  • Certified Copies of records from VitalChek Network
  • Uncertified Copies of records available from the Ohio Dept. of Health, Vital Statistics Unit (.05 each + postage)  - NO LONGER AVAILABLE AFTER JULY 1, 2003 Click here to see the text of new legislation.  The pertinent sections are 3705.23 and 3705.24.
  • Index To Ohio Deaths: 1993-1998 available at the Ancestry.com website.  (requires subscription)
  • Available at Ancestry.com (subscription required)

1999-present

  • Certified Copies of records available from the Ohio Dept. of Health, Vital Statistics Unit EFFECTIVE 10/16/2009, THE FEE HAS GONE UP TO $21.50.   FEE INCREASE EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 1, 2005 - New price will be $16.50.  FEE INCREASE EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2003Click here to see the text of new legislation.  The pertinent sections are 3705.23 and 3705.24.  New price will be $15 each.
  • Certified Copies of records from VitalChek Network
  • Uncertified Copies of records available from the Ohio Dept. of Health, Vital Statistics Unit (.05 each + postage)  - NO LONGER AVAILABLE AFTER JULY 1, 2003 Click here to see the text of new legislation.  The pertinent sections are 3705.23 and 3705.24.
  • Available at Ancestry.com (subscription required) - Up to 2007.

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Researchers Willing To Do Research

klynnohio can do lookups in Richland Co. for a flat fee of $25 plus cost of any copies you may need.  She will research obits, death, birth, marriage, land records, etc.  Email her at klynnohio@verizon.net,

If you are a researcher willing to do courthouse research and want to be listed here, contact AmyeA@aol.com.


Social and vital statistics for the year ending 31 March 1896:  There were 382 deaths during the year - of which 189 were white males and 183 white females and 1 colored female.  They were as follows according to occupation:  1 banker, 2 blacksmiths, 3 bricklayers, 8 carpenters, 2 clerks, 1 clergyman, 2 doctors, 70 farmers, 129 housekeepers, 8 house servants, 18 laborers, 2 lawyers, 2 machinists, 3 merchants, 1 shoemaker, 2 tailors, 2 teachers, 46 of various occupations, and 80 of no occupation (including children).   [source:  Richland Shield & Banner:  20 June 1896, Vol. LXXIX, No. 6]


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last updated on 22 August, 2010