SANDUSKY COUNTY OHIO
1895 Map of Ohio
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for Large Map)
Map modified with permission
of Ray Sterner from http://fermi.jhuapl.edu/states
MAGGIE'S SKELETON CLOSET AKA PLACES TO SEEK YOUR ANCESTORS
Sandusky County Probate Court|
100 N Park Ave
Fremont, OH 43420
Sandusky County Board Health
2000 Countryside Dr
Fremont, OH 43420
419-334-6377 or 419-334-6366
Birchard Public Library|
423 Croghan St, Fremont, OH 43420
DIRECTOR : Mary Anne Culbertson
Web site: http://www.birchard.lib.oh.us/
Library Catalog (login: library, then press Enter at terminal type prompt on next screen) Requires Telnet
Hours of Service:
Mon. - Thurs.: 9 am - 8:30 pm
Fri.: 9 am - 5:30 pm
Sat.: 9 am - 5 pm (Winter Hours)
(Memorial Day to Labor Day) 9 am - 3 pm
Sun.: (October to April) 2 pm - 5 pm
Clyde Public Library|
222 W. Buckeye Street
Clyde, OH 43410
DIRECTOR: Victoria Balemian
Click here for more information on the Rutherford B Hayes Presidential Center.
Open to the public and free of charge.
Contains 70,000 volumes, plus newspapers and periodicals, focusing on the years from the Civil War to the eve of World War I.
Ohio history is of interest, especially Sandusky River Valley and northwest Ohio.
SANDUSKY (COUNTY), OHIO AREA NAME DATABASE (An obituary and local history name index on computer (over 170,000 names)from major Fremont papers, from 1839 to the present. Also indexes other sources such as funeral home registers, wills, estates, and some history books.
Limited research by mail and E-Mail requests. Research fee $10.00 an hour ($10.00 minimum deposit required) plus copies (at $0.30 per page copied) and postage/handling.
Reading Room located on the second floor of the Library/Museum building.
Library hours: Monday through Saturday 9am - 5pm. Closed: Sundays and holidays
Chamber of Commerce|
101 S. Front St.
P.O. Box 1326
Fremont, Ohio 43420
Sandusky County was the home of President Rutherford B. Hayes. "Sandusky" is an Indian word meaning, "at the cold water". The county was established in 1820.
During the War of 1812 Fort Stephenson occupied the site of present day Fremont, the county seat.
For records in Sandusky County first try the R.B. Hayes Library as they house all of the old records that are available (births, deaths, wills, probate records, estate records, land records and other miscellaneous information). County Health Department has birth, death & burial records; Probate Judge has marriage & probate records; Clerk of Courts has divorce records from 1820 & civil court records; County Recorder has land records from 1822.
Bibliography (Includes detailed sources for all the information on this and the connected pages.)
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.)
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.