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Armstrong, Donald G. Ancestry of William Walter Armstrong of Columbiana County, Ohio.
This collection of material on forty Quaker families settling in Columbiana County includes Armstrong, Gregg, Heaton, Hollingsworth, Longshore, Ritter, Shaw, Taylor, and many others. The author has donated all sales income to the OGS library.
Bowman, Mary L. Abstracts and Extracts of the Legislative Acts and Resolutions of the State of Ohio. Vol. 1-19, 1803-1820. Ohio Genealogical Society, 1994. 359 pp. Hardcover.
This publication allows entrance to a source frequently overlooked by genealogists by making available a complete name index to some 4,400 individuals in acts for private relief, divorces granted by the legislature, etc.
Bowman, Mary L. Abstracts and Extracts of the Legislative Acts and Resolutions of the State of Ohio. Vol. 20-29: 1821-1831. Ohio Genealogical Society, 1996. 442 pp. Hardcover.
Continuation of the above title.
Federation of Genealogical Societies. The Federation of Genealogical Societies and The Ohio Genealogical Society Present the Settlement of America, A Conference for the Nationís Genealogists Ė Syllabus. 1998. Soft bound.
Complete handouts for the 183 sessions held at this conference in Cincinnati in 1998.
Gagel, Diane VanSkiver. Ohio Courthouse Records. 10 p. Stapled report. 2006.
Basic guide to Ohioís court organization and how to find these valuable records; the first of the OGS Research Guide series.
Harshman, Lida Flint. Index to the 1860 Federal Population Census of Ohio. 2 vols. 1,353 pp. Hardcover.
This set is helpful to use in conjunction with online census image services. Many researchers err in formulating their computer search and get no results. Sometimes a printed list by surname yields the answer and it is easy to scan for possible spelling variations.
Koleda, Elizabeth Potts. Some Ohio & Iowa Pioneers, Their Friends and Descendants. 219 pp. Softbound. 1973.
Soft cover, privately printed. This title was given as a donation to OGS after the author had died. It is simply a series of typed letters written back and forth by members of the Pancoast family in Ohio and Iowa and gives the reader clues to early agricultural living, the reason for migration and day-to-day thoughts of our ancestors.
Lee, Susan Dunlap, editor. The Ohio Genealogical Society Periodicals Index, Topical by Location 1960-2000. 160 pp. Softbound. 2002.
Subject index for OGS publications: Ohio Civil War Genealogy Journal, Ohio Records and Pioneer Families, OGS Newsletter, and The Report.
Nathan, Jean. Ohio Marriages Recorded in County Courts through 1820. 1,167 pp. Hardcover, 1 volume.
This includes the brides and grooms from all surviving county court records throughout Ohio.
Nathan, Jean. Ohio Marriages Recorded in County Courts, Part 2, 1821-1830. 1,939 pp. Hardcover, 2 volumes.
Continuation of the above title.
Nitchman, Paul E. Blacks in Ohio, 1880. The Ohio Genealogical Society, 1997. Softcover.
Extracts of African-Americans found in the 1880 census of Ohio.
Vol. 3: Privately published, 1986. Extracts of African-Americans found in the 1880 census of Ohio in the counties of Columbiana, Coshocton, Crawford, City of Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Darke, Defiance, Delaware, Erie, Fairfield & Fayette. All reference numbers are given for easy access to the microfilm. Only UNBOUND copies left.
Vol. 4: Privately published, 1986. Soft cover. Extracts of African-Americans found in the 1880 census of Ohio in the counties of Franklin, Fulton, Gallia & Geauga. All reference numbers are given for easy access to the microfilm.
Vol. 8: Lucas, Madison, Mahoning, Marion, Medina, Meigs, Mercer, Miami, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, and Morrow counties
Vol. 9: Muskingum, Noble, Ottawa, Paulding, Perry, Pickaway, Pike, Portage, Preble, Putnam, Richland, and Ross counties
Vol. 10: Sandusky, Scioto, Seneca, Shelby, Stark, Summit, Trumbull, Tuscarawas, Union, Van Wert, Vinton, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Williams, Wood, and Wyandot counties


Ohio Adjutant General. Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War with Mexico 1846-1848. The Ohio Genealogical Society. Index by Jana Sloan Broglin. Softcover.
This collection of veterans was hidden at the end of the Civil War Roster for Ohio. Now it has been published separately for the first time with an index.
Ohio Genealogical Society. Index to the Official Roster of Ohio Soldiers in the War with Spain, 1898-1899. Index by Jana Sloan Broglin. Hardcover.
The massive Spanish-American War Roster was never indexed before. The contents section is included so that this title may be used alone.
Ohio Genealogical Society. Insiderís Guide to Ohio Genealogy: A View of Essential Buckeye State Resources. Four-page laminated study guide.
Based on a template provided by the Federation of Genealogical Societies, this is an overview of essential Buckeye State web site resources broken down by subjectóVital Records, Obituaries, Wills and Probate Records, Maps, Pioneers, Archives and Libraries, Newspapers, Family Trees, and more. Over 100 Ohio web resources are included.
Ohio Genealogical Society. The Ohio Genealogical Society 2010 Chapter Directory & Publications List. Edited by Kay Hudson and Linda Reed. 98 pp. Softcover.
Soft cover. A bi-annual publication attempting to bring together information vital to Ohio genealogical researchers in one handy volume.
Overton, Julie Minot. Ohio Towns and Townships to 1900: a Location Guide. 486 pp. Hardcover.
This is a comprehensive alphabetical guide to towns and townships in Ohio, both current and abandoned. The location is given along with a short description. Revised 2011.
Peters, Sunda Anderson, and Kay Ballantyne Hudson. First Families of Ohio Roster, 1964-2000. 290 pp. Softbound.
[Index to over 3,351 application packets and 9,999 pre-December 31, 1820 settlers in Ohio, with an ancestor index, applicant index, spouse index, and numerical index.
Troutman, Roger, editor. Ohio Cemeteries 1803-2003. 910 pp. Hardcover.
This describes and gives the location of over 14,000 cemeteries in Ohio with a complete bibliography of cemetery transcriptions contained in the Ohio Genealogical Society library as well as county maps and indexes by multiple cemetery names.