Ohio, Geauga County Records, 1860-1970 is a free collection at FamilySearch with images of early Ohio marriages, naturalizations, probates, deeds and other records from the Geauga County Archives and Records Center in Ohio.

The collection consists of digital images of following types of records:

  • Marriage Records (1921-1970)
  • Naturalization Records (1913-1959)
  • Naturalization Index (1959)
  • Probate Wills (1911-1921)
  • Deed Books (1887-1900)

Records are from the Geauga County Archives and Records Center. This collection is being published as images become available.

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What Can I Learn from early Ohio Geauga County Records?

County records may include:

  • Name of primary individual
  • Event date
  • Event place
  • Residence
  • Age
  • Sex
  • Names of parents
  • Biographical information about parents such as date and place of birth
  • Names of heirs, such as spouse, children, other relatives, or friends
  • Names of the executor, administrator, or guardian
  • Names of witnesses
  • Dates the documents were written and recorded (used to approximate event dates since a will was usually written near the time of death)
  • Description and value of property or land
  • Occupation


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