Genealogy Resources

Online Resources
Digital Shoebox – This is your access to historical treasures from Southeastern Ohio.
Heritage Quest – HeritageQuest line represents the most comprehensive collection of genealogical and local history information available anywhere. In addition to the entire U.S. federal census, HeritageQuest microform products provide vital statistics, military records, special census schedules, ship passenger lists, and much more. Though often used by individuals, these quality films are primarily suited for libraries and archives.
Family Search
Guernsey County GenWeb
Rutherford B. Hayes Obituary Index
Ohio Genealogical Society

Research Materials Available
HISTORIES
Household Guide and Instructor 1882
Portrait and Biographical Record 1895
Sidelines: Stories of Guernsey County, Ohio
Sixty Years of Guernsey County, Ohio
History of Guernsey County, OH 1911 Sarchet
Wolfe’s Stories of Guernsey County 1943
Yesterday and Today in Guernsey County 1979
Guernsey County Black Pioneers, Patriots and Persons
Historical Views and Maps
Early Schools

ATLASES
Guernsey County 1855 -1870 -1913

VITAL RECORDS
Marriage Records 1810-1977
Death Records 1867-1908
Will and Estate Records 1810-1961

GENEALOGIES
Over 300 Different Families

CEMETERY RECORDS
Pioneer Cemeteries of Guernsey County

CENSUS RECORDS
1820-1930 on Microfilm

MILITARY RECORDS
DAR Patriot Index
Revolutionary War Pension Abstracts
War of 1812 Ohio Roster
Official Roster of Ohio Civil War Soldiers
Official Roster of Confederate & Union Soldiers
Official Roster of Ohio WWI Soldiers

NEWSPAPERS
1860-Present (local)

GUERNSEY COUNTY COURT RECORDS
Tax Duplicates 1816-1832
Common Pleas Journals 1810-1853
Common Pleas Records 1838-1852
Chancery Records 1836-1853
Board of Commissioners Journals 1810-1901

COUNTY HISTORIES
80 Ohio Counties
Various Counties of Maryland, Pennsylvania and Virginia

OTHER REFERENCE MATERIALS
Federal Land Series
Early Ohio Tax Records
Ohio Cemeteries Directory
Ohio Wills and Estates to 1850 (index)
Ohio Mortality Schedule 1850
Land Grant Records
Guernsey Annuals and others
Howe’s History of Ohio
Ohio Gateway State
Hinshaw’s Quaker Records
Gateway to the West
Family Search (IGI, Ancestral File, Social Security Death lndex, Military Index, Family History Catalog)
Cambridge City Directories
Cambridge High School Yearbooks
Ohio Records and Pioneer Families
American Presidential Families
Colonial Families