Hardin County

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Established: February, 12 1820
County Seat: Kenton

  • Ada
  • Alger
  • Blanchard
  • Blanchard Township
  • Buck Township
  • Cessna Township
  • Dempster
  • Dola
  • Dudley
  • Dudley Township
  • Dunkirk
  • Foraker
  • Forest
  • Goshen Township
  • Grant
  • Grassy Point
  • Hale
  • Hale Township
  • Hardy
  • Hepburn
  • Holden
  • Hudsonville
  • Huntersville
  • Jackson Township
  • Jagger
  • Jumbo
  • Jump
  • Kenton
  • Liberty Township
  • Lynn Township
  • Marion Township
  • McArthur
  • McDonald
  • McDonald Township
  • McGuffey
  • Mount Victory
  • North Washington
  • Patterson
  • Pfeiffer
  • Pleasant Township
  • Ridgeway
  • Robertson
  • Roundhead
  • Roundhead Township
  • Silvercreek
  • Sylvia
  • Taylor Creek Township
  • Washington Township
  • Yelverton

Active post offices in bold.

Communities that published newspapers are italicized.

 

CAC HOLDINGS

Agricultural Planning

  1. Township Reports, 1939, 2r (#441-442)

Board of Commissioners

  1. Commissioners' Journals, 1853-1961, 22r (#4-22, 160-163)
  2. Commissioners' Journal - Courthouse Building Commission, 1912-1917, 1r (#22)
  3. Correspondence, 1854-1910, 1r (#454)
  4. Franchises, 1902-1905, 1r (#453)
  5. Highway Improvement Records, 1869-1876, 1r (#453)
  6. Index to Commissioners' Journals (#159 includes dates 1853-1903), n.d., 5r (#1-4,159)
  7. Index to Commissioners' Journals - County Home, n.d., 1r (#454)
  8. Indigent Soldiers' Burial Records, 1900-1911 (scattered dates), 1r (#346)
  9. Petitions, 1839, 1857-1901, 1r (#454)
  10. Tax Acts, 1869, 1876, 1r (#441)

Board of Education

  1. Annual Financial Reports, 1888,1896- 1905,1907-1910, 1r (#449)
  2. Appropriation Ledgers, 1854-1870, 2r (#439-440)
  3. Enumerations of School Age Youth, 1877-1910, 2r (#344-345)
  4. Minutes, 1914-1986, 2r (#164-165)
  5. Rosters of Board Officers and Members, 1897-1903, 1r (#452)
  6. Rosters of Teachers, 1899-1905, 1r (#452)
  7. School District Maps, 1870-1918, 1r (#440)
  8. School Districts' Financial Reports, 1888-1910, 2r (#435-436)

Board of Railroad Appraisers and Assessors

  1. Railroad Appraisement Records, 1892-1896, 1r (#452)

Board of Revision

  1. Minutes (1909-1914 for City of Kenton), 1853-1914, 2r (#452-453)

Clerk of Courts

Circuit Court

  1. Appearance Dockets, 1882-1907, 1r (#222)
  2. Case Files, 1885-1899, 1906-1907, 6r (#226-231)
  3. Journal, 1885-1912, 1r (#223)
  4. Records, 1885-1913, 2r (#224-225)

Court of Appeals

  1. Appearance and Execution Dockets, 1913-1984, 2r (#208-209)
  2. Journals, 1913-1983, 1r (#219)
  3. Records, 1913-1960, 2r (#220-221)

District Court

  1. Journals (included with Supreme Court Journals), 1852-1884, 3r (#44, 158, 236)
  2. Records, 1850-1883, 3r (#237-239)

Supreme Court

  1. Complete Records, 1837-1851, 1r (#158)
  2. Journals, 1834-1851, 2r (#44, 158)

County Auditor

  1. Abstracts of Duplicates - Settlement Sheets, 1862-1879, 1r (#435)
  2. Abstracts of Tax, 1838-1859, 1r (#435)
  3. Agricultural Statistics, 1939, 2r (#441-442)
  4. Annual School Reports, 1875-1910, 2r (#435-436)
  5. Assessments of Real Estate, 1859, 1r (#436)
  6. Assessors' Returns for Agricultural Lands, 1859, 1r (#436)
  7. Auctioneer Affidavits, Inventory Lists, 1870-1871, 1r (#437)
  8. Correspondence, 1862-1909, 1r (#437)
  9. County Annual Financial Reports, 1857-1885 (scattered years), 1r (#438)
  10. Docket of Bills Filed - County Courthouse Building Commission, 1912-1917, 2r (#437-438)
  11. Enumerations of Black & White Males, 1899, 1r (#346)
  12. Enumerations of Deaf, Dumb, Blind, Idiotic and Insane, 1861-1898, 1r (#346)
  13. Enumerations of Soldiers and Sailors, 1895, 1r (#344)
  14. Examinations of the Treasury, 1861-1905, 1r (#449)
  15. Grand Jury Report on County Jail, 1871, 1873, 1r (#438)
  16. Instructions for Public Land Use, 1833, 1r (#438)
  17. Letters of Recommendation to the Bar, 1848-1875 (scattered dates), 1r (#438)
  18. Liquor Traffic Tax Duplicates, 1886, 1r (#437)
  19. Lists of Drug Dealers, 1905-1906, 1r (#438)
  20. Lists of Township Officers, 1898-1903, 1r (#438)
  21. Militia Rolls, 1861-1865, 1899, 1r (#48)
  22. Quadrennial Appraisements, 1910, 1r (#438)
  23. Reappraisements, 1870, 1880, 1890, 4r (#448-451)
  24. Records of Relief Disbursements, 1935-1945, 1r (#438)
  25. Report of County Prosecutor, 1841, 1872-1903, 1r (#438)
  26. School Land Records - Section 16, 1850-1852, 1879-1895, 1r (#438)
  27. Soldiers' Relief Grants, 1862-1866, 1880, 1896-1904, 1r (#344)
  28. Weights and Measures, 1915, 1r (#438)

County Coroner

  1. Inquests, 1885-1952, 3r (#352-354)

County Engineer

  1. Bridge Files, 1862-1910, 1r (#453)
  2. Ditch Records (includes separate journal for Taylor Creek Township), 1859-1918, 4r (#454-457)
  3. Field Notes, 1921, 2r (#458-459)
  4. Free Turnpike Inspectors' Journals, 1909-1922, 1r (#458)
  5. Free Turnpike Records, 1874-1904, 1906-1940, 4r (#458-461)
  6. Index to Free Turnpike Records, n.d., 1r (#462)
  7. Plat Books, n.d., 2r (#461-462)
  8. Road Records, 1852-1869, 1887, 1r (#462)
  9. Survey Records, 1820-1883, 1887-1900, 3r (#48, 454, 462)
  10. Virginia Military District Surveys, 1820s, 1r (#462)

County Extension Office

  1. Daily Herd Improvement Records, 1965, 1967, 2r (#442-443)
  2. Miscellaneous Records (Reports, Correspondence, Plans), 1933-1960, 3r (#441-443)

County Home

  1. Correspondence, 1914, 1r (#443)
  2. Death Records, 1872-1913, 1r (#27)
  3. Minutes, 1871-1914, 1r (#28)
  4. Miscellaneous Documents, 1876-1878, 1r (#444)
  5. Record of Infirmary Commitments, 1871-1957, 1r (#27)
  6. Semi-Annual Reports, 1871-1905, 2r (#444, 463)
  7. Superintendents' Daily Journals, 1891-1905, 1r (#463)

County Recorder

  1. Deed Records, vols. 52-61, 1881-1886, 6r (#57-62)

County Sheriff

  1. Jail Registers, 1868-1886, 1897-1938, 1r (#43)

County Treasurer

  1. Journal of Warrants Redeemed, 1846-1853, 1r (#465)
  2. Tax Duplicates, 1838-1882, 17r (#29-31; 425-434; 444-447)

Court of Common Pleas

Civil Division

  1. Abstracts of Votes; Poll Books and Tally Sheets, 1870-1891, 2r (#440-441)
  2. Appearance, Execution, and Judgment Dockets, 1924, 1r (#207)
  3. Bond Records, 1833-1859, 1r (#53)
  4. Chancery Records, 1842-1858, 3r (#156,232, 233)
  5. Complete Records, 1834-1900, 29r (#178-206)
  6. Estray Dockets, 1858-1919, 1r (#265)
  7. Execution and Lien Dockets, 1873-1961, 4r (#247-250)
  8. Execution Dockets, 1835-1884, 7r (#240-246)
  9. Journals, 1833-1900, 12r (#166-177)
  10. Judgment Index-Direct, 1833-1867, 1r (#157)
  11. Judgment Index-Reverse, 1833-1867, 1r (#157)
  12. Jury Records, 1885-1890, 2r (#54-55)
  13. Naturalization Records--Petition and Record, 1908-1929, 1r (#422)
  14. Quadrennial Enumerations, 1887-1907, 5r (#466-470)
  15. Records, 1943-1964, 7r (#252-258)
  16. Records of Fishers' Licenses, 1925-1940, 1r (#259)
  17. Records of Justices' Oaths, 1889-1955, 1r (#260)
  18. Records of Mayors' Certificates of Election, 1889-1911, 1r (#261)
  19. Records of Notaries' Commissions, 1900-1930, 2r (#262-263)
  20. Records of Railroad and Policemen's Commissions, 1888-1935, 1r (#264)
  21. Witness Records, 1853-1859, 1r (#53)

Criminal Division

  1. Appearance and Execution Dockets, 1874-1978, 10r (#210-218)
  2. Index, 1880-1972, 1r (#251)
  3. Complete Records, 1873-1935, 3r (#234-235, 277)
  4. Records of Inquests, 1885-1952, 4r (#44, 352-354)

Juvenile Court

  1. Mothers' Pension Records, 1915-1936, 2r (#356-357)

Probate Court

  1. Administrators' and Executors' Accounts, 1874-1932, 8r (#395-402)
  2. Administrators' Dockets, 1848, 1r (#155)
  3. Birth Records, 1867-1908, 2r (#387-388)
  4. Blind Relief Records, 1904-1924, 1r (#356)
  5. Bonds and Letters, 1835-1875, 3r (#14-15,17)
  6. Boys' Industrial School Record, 1896-1908, 1r (#421)
  7. Case Files [Incomplete], 1852+, 26r (#361-386)
  8. Death Records, 1867-1908, 1r (#389)
  9. Estates and Guardianships, Cases 1-2160, 26r (#361-386)
  10. Executors', Administrators' and Guardians' Dockets, 1873-1882, 1r (#155)
  11. Final Records, 1834-1848, 1853-1898, 6r (#147-152)
  12. Girls' Industrial School Record, 1885-1907, 1r (#346)
  13. Guardians' Dockets, 1865-1889, 1r (#155)
  14. Guardians' Settlements, 1885-1932, 6r (#390-395)
  15. Index to Birth Registrations and Corrections, 1867-1986, 1r(#416)
  16. Index to Births, 1867-1908, 1r (#416)
  17. Index to Deaths, 1867-1908, 1r (#416)
  18. Index to Estates, 1852-1994, 3r (#417-419)
  19. Index to Marriages, 1833-1959, 4r (#45, 358-360)
  20. Inventory and Appraisement Records, 1896-1932, 14r (#402-415)
  21. Journals, 1833-1919, 9r (#22-26,49-52)
  22. Marriage Records, 1833-1935, 11r (#45-46, 56,266-274)
  23. Marriage and Ministers' License Record, 1833-1884, 1r (#346)
  24. Marriage Returns (Includes separate index), 1852-1859, 1r (#463)
  25. Mentally Ill Persons' Records, 1839-1857, 1r (#463)
  26. Naturalization Records, 1854-1903, 3r (#44, 420-421)
  27. Nurses Record, 1916-1955, 1r (#464)
  28. Record of Marriages and Ministers' Licenses, 1833-1884, 1r (#346)
  29. Record of Ministers' Licenses, 1839-1880, 1r (#44)
  30. Statements of Births, 1868-1870, 1883,1893-1908, 5r (#347-351)
  31. Statements of Deaths, 1869-1870, 1876,1883, 1893-1908, 54 (#347-351)
  32. Will Records, 1847-1869, 1901-1912, 3r (#47, 153-154)
  33. Wills, 1836-1953, 66r (#278-343)

Soldiers Relief Commission

  1. Minutes, 1875-1892, 1912-1979, 1r (#464)
  2. Miscellaneous Records (Clippings, Correspondence, Benefits available for Civil War Veterans) 1880s-1890s, 1932-1945, 2r (#444, 465)
  3. Relief Records, ca. 1874-1896, 1r (#424)

Trustees of the Sinking Fund

  1. Journals, 1919-1941, 1r (#465)

Municipalities

Ada

  1. Affidavits of Birth, 1932-1938, 1r (#1)
  2. Burial Transit Records, 1909-1913; 1916-1937; 1949-1950, 1r (#1)

Kenton

Safety Service Director

  1. Cemetery Deed Records, 1883-1892, 1r (#1)

Townships

Pleasant Township

Board of Trustees

  1. Military Relief Journal, 1863-1867, 1r (#1)        

 

OTHER RESOURCES

  • Cemetery Inscriptions. CAC OG F497.H4
  • Hardin County, Ohio: A Historical Update with Family Histories, 1983. CAC OG F497.H4 H35
  • Hardin County, Ohio Marriage Records. CAC OG F497.H4 H38
  • Hardin County, Ohio Death Index, 1867-1908. CAC OG F497.H4 H375 1998
  • Old Kenton Newspaper Death and Marriage Notices. CAC OG F497.H4 O55