July 29, 2014

Stark County Sources

Below is a list of the Stark County genealogy resources in our collection. Depending on availability, we also collect similar types of sources for the state of Ohio, the District of Columbia, Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusettes, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. Please check our catalog for resources about your areas of interest, or contact the Genealogy Department.

EARLY OHIO BIRTH RECORDS

1867 - 1908 (all years indexed)

OHIO CEMETERIES

Stark County 1809  - 1980s with an every-name index

CENSUS

1880 Census for United States
Connecticut 1790 -1880 (all counties)
Delaware 1800 -1880 (all counties)
District of Columbia 1800 -1880
Kentucky 1800 -1880 (all counties)
Maryland 1790 -1880 (all counties)
New Jersey 1830 -1880 (all counties)
New York 1790 -1880 (all counties)
Ohio 1820 -1930 (all counties)
Pennsylvania 1790 -1880 (all counties)
Virginia 1790, 1810 -1880 (all counties)
West Virginia 1870 & 1880 (all counties)

COURT RECORDS   

Deeds 1809  - 1894, index 1809 -1916
Guardianships 1809  - 1920, index 1809 -1900 
Naturalizations 1809  - 1852, 1861-1991
 Probates (estates and wills) 1809 - present

DEATHS

Early Ohio Death Records  1867-1908
Ohio Death Records 1908 -1953
Ohio Death Record Indexes 1908-1954

MARRIAGES

Stark County 1809-2001 (all years indexed)

MILITARY RECORDS

1890 Ohio Union Veterans' and Widows' Census
D.A.R. Patriot Index
D.A.R. Honor Roll, Vols. 1 - 166 
Discharge Papers of Civil War Veterans from Stark County, Ohio
Ohio World War I Draft Registration Cards 
The Official Roster of the Soldiers of the State of Ohio in the War of the Rebellion
Stark County Veterans' Grave Registrations
Revolutionary Veterans Buried in Stark County, Ohio

MISCELLANEOUS

The History of Stark Co., OH by H. T. O. Blue (1928)
The Stark County Story by E. T. Heald (1950s)
Stark County Atlases: 1855, 1870, 1875, 1896, 1914 (city of Canton only), 1923?
City Directories: Alliance - scattered years 1916 to the present
                            Canton - 1859, 1876 - present
                            Massillon - 1915, 1927, 1942, 1958 - present
Mormon I.G.I. for North America and most of Europe
Periodicals
Newsletters from Ohio Genealogical Society chapters
Family Histories
Ancestor Card File
Surname File
Immigration and Passenger Lists

OBITUARIES

Obituary indices to The Canton Repository
1815 -1889, 1900 - present