LUCAS COUNTY OHIO INFO

LUCAS COUNTY OHIO



SURROUNDED BY:

NORTH
State of Michigan

NORTHEAST
Maumee Bay & Lake Erie

SOUTHEAST
Ottawa County

SOUTHWEST
Wood County

WEST SOUTHWEST
Henry County

WEST NORTHWEST
Fulton County


COUNTY INFORMATION

1895 Map of Ohio
(Click on Thumbnail
for Large Map)

Map modified with permission
of Ray Sterner from http://fermi.jhuapl.edu/states

DATE CREATED

1835

PARENT COUNTY

Wood, Sandusky, Henry

COUNTY SEAT

Toledo

MAGGIE'S SKELETON CLOSET AKA PLACES TO SEEK YOUR ANCESTORS

Lucas County Probate Court
800 Adams St, Toledo, OH 43624
419-213-4000

Probate Court-Marriage License
800 Adams St, Toledo, OH 43624
419-213-4000

Lucas County Vital Records
635 N Erie St, Toledo, OH 43624
419-245-1750
Folks who are researching in Lucas county Ohio or had some one born here and you live close to Toledo Ohio, The Vital Statistics office told me yesterday when I called about getting my grandfathers birth certificate, she asked me if I was a GENEALOGIST. I said "yes why?" She said that on Tuesday, Wednesday morning and afternoon you can go down to Toledo Health Department and do your own searching for your people you are searching for their births in Lucas County. Then if you find them you fill out a card and pay the $2 for uncertified or $7 for certified birth certificate and get it back in ONE week. Call them for hours at 419-245-1751.

Toledo-Lucas County Public Library
325 N Michigan St, Toledo, OH 43624
419-259-5200
HOURS OPEN FOR RESEARCH:
9a.m.-9p.m. Monday-Thursday
9a.m.-5:30p.m. Friday-Saturday
1p.m.-5:30p.m. Sunday (September-May)

Toledo-Lucas County Public
Local History and Genealogy

325 N Michigan St, Toledo, OH 43624
419-259-5233

Toledo Blade Obituary Index(1970 to Present)

Center for Archival Collections
Bowling Green State University

Jerome Library, 5th Floor
Bowling Green, OH 43403

Lucas County Chapter, O.G.S.
Toledo-Lucas County Library
c/o Local History & Genealogy Dept.
325 North Michigan Street
Toledo, OH 43604

Holland-Springfield-Spencer Historical Society (Check out our page for the Holland-Springfield-Spencer Historical Society of Lucas County Ohio, This includes the village of Holland Ohio, Springfield Township, Spencer Township, of which I am president of. - GFS Nance aka Nancy Meiring)


Wolcott House Museum Complex
1031 River Road, Maumee, OH 43537
Office Open Mon.-Fri., 9am-5pm
419-893-9602

Lucas County/Maumee Valley Historical Society
1031 River Road, Maumee, OH 43537
419-893-9602
E-mail: MVHS@ACCESSTOLEDO.com

Toledo's Attic - A Virtual Museum of Toledo, Ohio

Toledo's Historic Woodlawn Cemetery


For those who want to purchase the Lucas County Ohio Cemetery Inscription book, write to:

Mrs. Jane Church
4515 282nd Street
Toledo, Ohio 43611

Most of the cemeteries in it, but Toledo Memorial Park is not in this book, the hard cover is $25. Check with Susan on how much she paid for the soft cover.


Toledo Memorial Park & Mausoleum
6382 Monroe St., Sylvania, OH 43560
419-882-7151
They are very nice about looking up information as to SEC/LOT/GRAVE.


The records for Riverview cemetery are at the Clerk of Courts office located at 400 Conant St., Maumee OH 43537; PHONE NO. (419) 897-7115. The address for Maison-Dardenne Funeral Home is: 501 Conant St., Maumee, OH 43537. PHONE NO.: (419) 893-7686.



OTHER INFORMATION

Lucas County is situated at the western tip of Lake Erie and borders the state of Michigan. It was named for Governor Robert Lucas, who declared war on Michigan over a boundary dispute in 1835.

The county seat of Toledo covers about 86 square miles and is said to have the most diversified economy of Ohio's eight metropolitan areas. Toledo is the largest soft coal shipping port in the world, the ninth largest port in the nation and the third largest rail center in the nation.

Other principle industries include; transportation equipment, machinery, stone-clay-glass, metals, food, automobiles, spray painting equipment, steel castings, vegetables, greenhouse and nursery products.

Probate Judge has birth records from 1865 to 1908, divorce records after 1935 & probate records; Clerk of Courts has divorce & civil court records from 1850.


INFORMATIONAL LINKS

Bibliography (Includes detailed sources for all the information on this and the connected pages.)
Covered Bridges - Ohio
Discovering Family Histories - Ohio
Favorite Genealogy Web Links
Genealogy Look Up Forum
Hixson Plat Maps, Ohio Townships W. W. Hixson & Company, Rockford, Illinois (These plat maps were published without dates or copyright notice, but are believed to be from the 1920s and 1930s. The W. W. Hixson Company published an Ohio Atlas around 1925 with individual County maps and Township plat maps.)
Individual Ohio County Selection Table
Join the Maggie_Ohio Mailing List! or the OHROOTS-L Mailing List!
Maggie's World of Courthouse Dust & Genealogy Fever
OHGenWeb Archives
Ohio Clickable Map
Ohio County Courthouse Project
Ohio County Information Page
Ohio Government Mapping System - GNIS for land features, historical places
Ohio Memory An Online Scrapbook of Ohio History
Ohio Migration Trails
Ohio Network of American History and Research Centers (This is a descriptiong of the central storage places for groups of Ohio counties.)
Ohio Tools for Genealogy Researchers
USGenWeb Project - Ohio
Vital Statistics (Includes Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Land, Will & Estate Records.) This is an area that explains where to look for vital records in the state of Ohio.

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