Wyandot County

Image of Wyandot County Map

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.

TownshipDateOther Notes
Jackson1840; 1845Formed as part of Hardin County; re-organized when Wyandot County was organized
Marseilles1845Formed from Grand Township, Marion County and Goshen Township, Hardin County
Antrim1822; 1845Formed as part of Crawford County; 8 sections added from Grand Prairie Township, Marion County in 1845
Crawford1822; 1845Formed as part of Crawford County; present boundaries established 1845
Crane1845Some sections added from Pitt Township in 1845
Eden1838; 1845Formed as part of Leith Township, Crawford County; re-organized when Wyandot County was organized
MifflinBefore 1840Formed as part of Crawford County
PittBefore 1840Formed as part of Crawford County
Richland1835; 1845Formed as part of Hancock County in 1835; became part of Wyandot County 1845
Ridge1845Detached from Amanda Township, Hancock County
Salem1845 
Sycamore1825; 1845Formed as part of Crawford County; re-organized when Wyandot County was organized
Tymochtee1825; 1845Formed 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