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TRUMBULL COUNTY OHIO INFO

TRUMBULL COUNTY OHIO



SURROUNDED BY:

NORTH
Ashtabula County

EAST
State of Pennsylvania

SOUTH
Mahoning County

SOUTHWEST
Portage County

NORTHWEST
Geauga 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

1800

PARENT COUNTY

Jefferson, Wayne County Michigan

COUNTY SEAT

Warren

MAGGIE'S SKELETON CLOSET AKA PLACES TO SEEK YOUR ANCESTORS

Trumbull County Probate Court
Courthouse Square
160 High St. NW
Warren, OH 44481
330-675-2557

Warren City Health Dept
418 Main Ave Sw
Warren, OH 44481
330-841-2612

Trumbull Board Of Health
176 Chestnut Ave Ne
Warren, OH 44483
330-675-2489

Trumbull County Health Dept
176 Chestnut Ave Ne
Warren, OH 44483
330-675-2590

Warren-Trumbull County Public Library
Local History & Genealogy Department
444 Mahoning Ave Nw
Warren, OH 44483
(330) 399-8807 extension 120

Hours: Monday, Thursday, Friday, & Saturday 9:00am to 5:00pm. Tuesday & Wednesday 9:00am to 8:45pm.

The library staff will attempt to find brief answers in indexed materials. Send a SASE (self-addressed stamped envelope). Prepayment of copies is required.

Partial listin of available records:

FEDERAL CENSUS RECORDS (Census records on microfilm, 1820-1880, 1900-1920 are available for TRUMBULL County.)

NEWSPAPERS (Many early newspapers are available on microfilm, with a large collection of 19th Century titles for Warren.)

MILITARY ROSTERS (OHIO military rosters cover the Revolution, War of 1812, Mexican War, Civil War, War with Spain, and World War I. Records of the Ohio Soldiers' & Sailors' Home at Sandusky are available on microfilm.)

TRUMBULL COUNTY PROBATE COURT RECORDS (Marriages, wills, probate records and journals for the earliest years are available on microfilm.)

CITY DIRECTORIES (City directories for Warren & vicinity start in 1889 and continue to the present.)

SURNAME CARD FILE (A card file contains references to others searching a surname, and data on Trumbull County pioneers.)

OHIO COUNTY HISTORIES (An extensive collection of histories, atlases, marriages and other genealogical data, is shelved ALPHABETICALLY, BY COUNTY.)

SPECIAL COLLECTIONS

WINNAGLE COLLECTION contains research materials gathered on local families by genealogist Grace Marvin Winnagle (1882-1965). A wide variety of collected data and correspondence is included.

UNUSUAL SOURCES (Records from the Ohio Penitentiary, Ohio Reformatory (Mansfield), the Ohio School for the Deaf & Dumb (Columbus), the Boys Industrial School (Lancaster) and the Girls Industrial School (Delaware) are on microfilm for the early years.)


Nola Regional Library System
4445 Mahoning Ave Nw
Warren, OH 44483
330-847-7744

The University of Akron-Archival Services
225 S Main St
(Old Polsky Bldg)
Akron OH 44325-1702
330-972-7670

Trumbull County Chapter, OGS
P. O. BOX 309
WARREN, OHIO 44482-0309
Monthly newsletter "Ancestry Trails".

Trumbull County Page of the OHGenWeb Project



OTHER INFORMATION

Trumbull County borders the state of Pennsylvania about 40 miles southeast of Cleveland. Johnathon Trumbull was an early Ohio Governor. He was nicknamed "Brother Jonathon" by George Washington and became an early symbol of America.

Warren, the county seat, was founded in 1799 and named for surveyor Moses Warren. The Packard brothers who later manufactured the Packard automobile in Detroit, established a company in Warren that made incandescent lamps and electrical products. Stephen Foster wrote the song "Jeannie With The Light Brown Hair" in the city.

Principle industries in the county include; metals, transportation equipment, electrical machinery, automobile parts, brick, iron and steel, automatic sprinklers, sealed beam lights, pipe, welding machines, electric motors and dairy products.

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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