Ohio Vital Records #2, 1770s-1880s

The records referenced in this title date mainly from 1750 to 1880 and name approximately 70,000 individuals. The information was collected from a great variety of resources including marriage records, gravestone inscriptions, local histories, newspaper abstracts, tax lists, settlements of estates, will abstracts, bible records, family histories, and land records.

What you can learn from these books about each listed individual varies, depending on the original article in which the individual appears. Articles in Ohio Cemetery Records consist mainly of tombstone inscriptions, which usually give the individual’s age and date of death. In many cases, they also include the names of the individual’s parents, spouse, or children. You will also find some burial records from cemeteries in East Haddam, Connecticut and Rutland, Massachusetts, which were important departure points for migrations into Ohio.