PREBLE COUNTY OHIO INFO

PREBLE COUNTY OHIO



SURROUNDED BY:

NORTH
Darke County

EAST
Montgomery County

SOUTH
Butler County

WEST
State of Indiana


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

1808

PARENT COUNTY

Montgomery, Butler

COUNTY SEAT

Eaton

MAGGIE'S SKELETON CLOSET AKA PLACES TO SEEK YOUR ANCESTORS

Preble County Probate
101 E Main St, Eaton, OH 45320
937-456-8160

Preble County Board Of Health
119 S Barron St, Eaton, OH 45320
937-456-8187

Board Of Health
119 S Barron St, Eaton, OH 45320
937-456-8187

Preble County District Library
450 S. Barron Street, Eaton, Ohio 45320
Phone: 937-456-4250
Fax: 937-456-6092
Email: pcdllibrary@oplin.org

Preble County Genealogical Society Home Page
Email: pcroom@infinet.com
Preble County District Library
450 S. Barron Street, Eaton, Ohio, 45320
Preble County Room Hours:
Monday - Friday 9:00am - 8:00pm
Saturday 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Miami Valley Genealogy Online

Robot for Wright State University Archives
Special Collections and Archives
Paul Laurence Dunbar Library
Wright State University
Dayton, OH 45435
937-775-2092

Preble County Genealogical & Historical Records
(Search Engine near top of page)


OTHER INFORMATION

Preble County was formed from parts of Butler and Montgomery Counties on March 1, 1808.It was named for Capt. Edward Preble, a distinguised Naval Hero of the American Revolution and the Tripolitan War.

Preble County borders the state of Indiana about 20 miles west of Dayton. There are a variety of soils found in the county and numerous streams which in the earlier days furnished mills with water power.

The county was the home of Benjamin hanby who opened a singing school at New Paris and wrote two well known songs, "Darling Nellie Gray" and "Up on the House Top", which he called "Santa Claus". Eaton, the county seat, is noted for its mineral wells and springs.

Probate Judge has birth & death records from 1867, probate records from 1800 & marriage records from 1808; Clerk of Courts has divorce & civil court records from 1850; County Recorder has land records from 1804.

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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