Wyandot County

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Established: February 3, 1845
County Seat: Upper Sandusky

  • Belle Vernon
  • Big Turtle
  • Bowshersville
  • Carey
  • Crawford
  • Deunquat
  • Grand
  • Harpster
  • Kirby
  • Little Sandusky
  • Lovell
  • Marseilles
  • McCutcheonville
  • Mexico
  • Nevada
  • Pious
  • Pitt
  • Pleasant Dale
  • Ruskin
  • Seal
  • Sycamore
  • Tymochtee
  • Upper Sandusky
  • Warpole
  • Wharton
  • Whartonsburgh
  • Wyandot

Active post offices in bold.

Communities that published newspapers are italicized.

 

Townships

Wyandot County was formed from parts of Crawford, Marion, Hardin, and Hancock Counties.

Township Date Other Notes
Jackson 1840; 1845 Formed as part of Hardin County; re-organized when Wyandot County was organized
Marseilles 1845 Formed from Grand Township, Marion County and Goshen Township, Hardin County
Antrim 1822; 1845 Formed as part of Crawford County; 8 sections added from Grand Prairie Township, Marion County in 1845
Crawford 1822; 1845 Formed as part of Crawford County; present boundaries established 1845
Crane 1845 Some sections added from Pitt Township in 1845
Eden 1838; 1845 Formed as part of Leith Township, Crawford County; re-organized when Wyandot County was organized
Mifflin Before 1840 Formed as part of Crawford County
Pitt Before 1840 Formed as part of Crawford County
Richland 1835; 1845 Formed as part of Hancock County in 1835; became part of Wyandot County 1845
Ridge 1845 Detached from Amanda Township, Hancock County
Salem 1845  
Sycamore 1825; 1845 Formed as part of Crawford County; re-organized when Wyandot County was organized
Tymochtee 1825; 1845 Formed as part of Crawford County; re-organized when Wyandot County was organized

 

CAC HOLDINGS

Board of Commissioners

  1. Commissioners' Journals, 1845-2000, 27r (#63-76, 90-92, 111A, 112A, 113A, 187-193)
  2. Commissioners' Journals - County Home, 1883-1899, 1913-1962, 2r (#80, 92)
  3. Index to Commissioners' Journals, 1892-2001, 3r (#61-62, 192)
  4. Indigent Soldiers' Burial Records, 1885-1899, 1r (#38)

Board of Education

  1. Board of Examiners' Minutes, 1873-1887, 1r (#116)

Board of Elections

  1. Poll Lists, 1933, 1937, 1939, 1r (#85)

Board of Railroad Appraisers and Assessors

  1. Railroad Appraisement Record, 1904-1909, 1r (#117)

Clerk of Courts

District Court

  1. Chancery Records, 1852-1854, 1r (#89)
  2. Complete Records, 1869-1878, 1r (#89)
  3. Journals, 1846-1885, 1r (#89)

Supreme Court

  1. Chancery Records, 1852-1854, 1r (#89)
  2. Complete Records, 1869-1878, 1r (#89)
  3. Journals, 1846-1885, 1r (#89)

County Auditor

  1. Mothers Pension Records 1915-1936, 1r (#120)
  2. Record of Blind Relief Disbursements, 1904-1936, 1r (#116)
  3. Register of the Blind, 1904-1936, 1r (#166)
  4. School Fund Account Record, 1845-1859, 1r (#116)
  5. School Treasurers' Reports, 1846-1859, 1r (#116)
  6. Soldiers Relief Grants 1887-1900, 1r (#120)

County Coroner

  1. Inquests, 1877-1912, 2r (#117, 166)
  2. Inquest Record, 1867-1903, 1r (#118)

County Engineer

  1. Bridge Inspection Records, n.d. 1r (#194)
  2. Road Files, March 25, 1901-March 7, 1931, 3r (#194-196)

County Home

  1. Death Records, 1882-1896, 1r (#93)
  2. Inventory Record, 1897-1905, 1r (#93)
  3. Minutes, 1899-1909, 1r (#93)
  4. Patients' Account Records, 1878, 1r (#93)
  5. Records of Receipts and Expenditures, 1878-1917, 1r (#93)
  6. Registers, 1871-1911, 1r (#93)

County Recorder

  1. Deed Records, 1880-1886, 4r (#57-60)
  2. General Index to Mortgages, 1845-1888, 2r (#44-45)
  3. Miscellaneous Records, 1879-1937, 1r (#60)
  4. Mortgage Records, 1846-1886, 1889, 12r (#45-56)
  5. Soldiers' Discharge Records, 1865-1948, 1r (#60)
  6. Soldiers' Grave Records, 1782-1972, 1r (#60)

County Sheriff

  1. Jail Registers, 1849-1918, 3r (#79, 88, 171)

County Treasurer

  1. Journal of Warrants Redeemed, 1845-1847, 1r (#119)

Court of Common Pleas

Civil Division

  1. Chancery Records, 1846, 1848-1855, 2r (#87-88)
  2. Complete Records, 1845-1907, 28r (#12-38)
  3. Complete Records - Law Records, 1845-1854, 2r (#11-12)
  4. Coroner's Inquest Records, 1917, 1r (#173)
  5. Declarations of Intention, 1919-1949, 1r (#166)
  6. General Indexes, 1845-1886, 1r (#7)
  7. Hunting and Fishing License Records, 1925-1936, 1r (#116)
  8. Index to Journals, 1851-1859, 1r (#78)
  9. Journals, 1845-1957, 20r (#78-79,93-110)
  10. Judgment Index - Direct, 1845-1919, 4r (#7-10)
  11. Judgment Index - Reverse, 1845-1919, 4r (#8-11)
  12. Naturalization Certificate Stubs, 1909-1923, 1r (#166)
  13. Naturalization Certificate Stubs, 1923-1925, 1r (#166)
  14. Naturalization Records, 1931-1936, 1r (#166)
  15. Partnership and Traders' Record, 1894-1940, 1r (#116)
  16. Poll Books and Tally Sheets, 1858, 1r (#116)
  17. Quadrennial Enumerations, 1879, 1883, 1887-1899, 1903-1907, 4r (#85-87, 167)
  18. Record of Estrays, 1885-1911, 1920, 1r (#116)
  19. Record of Justices' Oaths, 1914-1957, 1r (#116)

Juvenile Court

  1. Mothers Pension Record, 1914-1918, 1r (#170)

Probate Court

  1. Administration Dockets, 1845-1855, 2r (#42, 129)
  2. Administrators' Bonds and Letters, 1860-1895, 1r (#133)
  3. Birth Certificates (scattered dates), 1911-1944, 1r (#172)
  4. Birth Records, 1867-1900, 3r (#147-148, 173)
  5. Birth Registrations and Corrections, 1880-1940, 1941-1943, 14r (#156-169)
  6. Civil Dockets, 1852-1926, 7r (#42-43, 131-132, 141-143)
  7. Complete Records, 1887-1914, 5r (#38-42)
  8. Death Certificates (scattered dates), 1940-1944, 1r (#172)
  9. Death Records, 1867-1908, 2r (#147, 149)
  10. Executors' Bonds and Letters, 1860-1895, 1r (#134)
  11. Final Records, 1852-1889, 4r (#111-114)
  12. Guardians' Bonds and Letters, 1860-1895, 1r (#144)
  13. Guardians' Docket, 1879-1920, 1r (#130)
  14. Index to Birth Registrations and Corrections, 1880-1972, 1r (#146)
  15. Index to Case Files, 1845-1952, 1r (#145)
  16. Index to Estates, 1845-1906, 2r (#127-128)
  17. Index to Marriages, 1845-1951, 1r (#150)
  18. Inventory and Appraisement Record, 1845-1937, 13r (#174-186)
  19. Inventory and Sale Bill Record, 1845-1888, 6r (#121-126)
  20. Journals, 1852-1914, 10r (#2-7, 135-138)
  21. Marriage Licenses, 1845-1858, 1r (#151)
  22. Marriage Records, 1845-1919, 6r (#1-2, 152-155)
  23. Naturalization Files, 1874-1895, 1r (#77)
  24. Naturalization Records - Declaration of Intention, 1860-1905, 2r (#76-77)
  25. Register of Patents, 1868-1869, 1r (#117)
  26. Statements of Births and Deaths, 1894-1908, 6r (#80-84, 173)
  27. Stillbirths (scattered dates), 1943-1944, 1r (#172)
  28. Will Records, 1845-1908, 5r (#43-44, 115, 139-140)

Municipalities

Upper Sandusky

City Council

  1. Minutes, 1857-1977, 5r (#1-5)
  2. Record of Money Orders Issued and Received, 1866-1908, 1r (#6)

Townships

Antrim Township

Justice of the Peace

  1. Dockets, 1854-1884, 2r (#1-2)

Crawford Township

Justice of the Peace

  1. Civil Dockets, 1821-1857; 1858-1909; 1910-1914, 4r (#1-4)

Eden Township

Board of Trustees

  1. Minutes, 1876-1930, 1r (#1)

Justice of the Peace

  1. Civil Docket, 1876-1914, 1r (#1)

Lovell Township

Post Office

  1. Postmaster’s Account and Record Book, 1906-1908; 1909, 1r (#1)
  2. Oath of Clerk, 1905, 1r (#1)
  3. Special Deliver Records, 1908, 1r (#1)

Marseilles Township

Post Office

  1. Register of Money Orders Issued, 1905-1910; 1916-1920, 1r (#1)

Village Clerk

  1. Misc. Records, 1866-1886, 1r (#1)
  2. Minutes, 1882-1901; 1950, 1r (#1)
  3. Account Ledger, 1932-1949, 1r (#1)
  4. Tax Duplicate (Road Tax Records0, 1897, 1r (#1a)

Mifflin/Sycamore Townships

Mifflin Board of Trustees

  1. Minutes, 1840-1858, 1r (#1)
  2. Misc. Records, 1838-1873, 1r (#1)

Sycamore Board of Trustees

  1. Minutes, 1831-1868, 1r (#1)
  2. Liquor Notices, 1883-1886, 1r (#1)
  3. Earmarks, 1825-186, 1r (#1)

Richland Township

Board of Education

  1. Class Register, 1895-1904, 1r (#1)

 

Other Resources

  • Index to Federal Census for Wyandot County: 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910 CAC OG F497.W9E54
  • A Book of Diagrams and Index of Indian Landholders on the Wyandot Reservation...at Time of Cession. pOG 3134
  • An Index to Personal Names in the History of Wyandot County, Ohio, 1884. CAC OG F497.W9 H635 1992
  • Naturalization Records, Wyandot County, Ohio, Courthouse: Probate Court, 1842-1906; Clerk of Courts, 1847-1929. CAC OG F497.W9 N25 1986
  • Ohio's Rank and File from Wyandot County, Ohio in the War of the Rebellion...and Wyandot County G.A.R. Posts. CAC OG F497.W9 O34 1988, OH.?] : Wyandot Tracers Chapter, OGS, 1997.
  • Wyandot County Naturalization Records, 1847-1929. CAC OG F497.W9N25 1986