Ohio, Jefferson County Court Records, 1797-1947 is a free collection at FamilySearch with images of early Ohio birth and probate records from Jefferson County, Ohio.


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What Can I Learn from early Ohio Geauga County Records?

Court 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


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