Land and Tax Records: Ohio, 1787-1840

A public-domain state, Ohio’s early land and tax records document not only state history but family history as well. The records here can serve as substitutes for state census records and include the period of time before Ohio was granted statehood in 1803.

Listings May Include:

  • Full name
  • Place of residence
  • Date of land purchase
  • Name of agency or person involved in the transaction
  • Location of purchased land
  • Date of land record
  • Whether the individual was in the military