Ohio Family History Societies (S-T)

This section lists associations from Scioto to Trumbull giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer.

County Societies

Scioto County Genealogical Society

A number of databases are available, which include 1850 and 1870 Census Indexes and Gravestone Inscriptions from Greenlawn Cemetery.  They also have a list of Cemeteries in Scioto Co.

They also have a number of Books that are accessible in Portsmouth Public Library in the Local History Department.  For a full list of Books held, please peruse the list on their site.

A number of publications are available for sale, which incorporate:

  • 1820, 1830 and 1840 Census Returns
  • 1850 Censuses for Wayne, Clay, Jefferson, Harrison, Vernon, Madison, Morgan, Union, Brush Creek, Nile, Washington, Green, Bloom and Porter Townships
  • 1870 Census Index
  • Census for the City of Portsmouth
  • Gravestone Inscriptions
  • History of the Lower Scioto Valley
  • Holy Trinity Cemetery Inscriptions
  • Obituaries
  • Piatt Funeral Home Books
  • Scioto Co. Early Settlers
Website:
http://www.sccogs.com/index.htm

Seneca County Genealogical Society

They have numerous publications available for sale, which include:

  • Back Issues of the Seneca Searchers Newsletter
  • Births 1867-1908
  • Deaths 1867-1908
  • Facts from the Tiffin Public Schools
  • Marriages 1841-1992
  • Naturalisations 1834-1930
  • Seneca Co. Families
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/senecachapterogs/

Shelby Genealogical Society

Many resources are available in the Marvin Room Genealogy Library, which incorporate:

  • Births
  • Censuses
  • Church Registers
  • Deaths
  • Genealogies
  • Maps and Atlases
  • Marriages
  • Mayflower Ancestral Index
  • Mayflower Families
  • Obituaries
  • Real Estate Partitions
  • Rural Schools
  • Tombstone Inscriptions

A number of databases and information is on the site, which incorporate:

  • Biographies
  • Cemeteries
  • Churches
  • Civil War Veterans of The Sherman Brigade
  • Deaths 1912, 1916, 1918 and 1919
  • Early Industries
  • Early Merchants taken from the 1862 Shelby Express Newspaper
  • Marriages
  • Obituaries
  • Pioneer Family List
  • St John's Lutheran Church, New Washington Marriages 1855-1872 and 1873-1880
  • One Room Schools
  • Vintage Maps
  • Wills

A list of Cemeteries is also available, along with a list of surnames currently being researched by Members.

A number of publications are also available for sale, which include:

  • Deceased Veterans of Shelby, Richland County, Ohio and Vicinity
  • Shelby Oakland Cemetery and Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Cemetery Transcripts
Website:
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ohscogs/

Stark County Genealogical Society

There is a list of some of First Families on the site and it is also possible to search the Tombstone Inscriptions Every Name Index by going through Rootsweb.  Full instructions are on the asscociation's site. 

They have many publications available for sale, which comprise:

  • 1870-1880 Stark Co. Census Indexes
  • 1890 Census: Civil War Veterans and Widows
  • Ancestor Charts
  • Back Issues of the Tree Climber Newsletter 2000-2004
  • Cemetery Inscriptions
  • Deaths 1867-1908
  • Portrait and Biographical Records
Website:
http://www.starkcountyogs.org

Trumbull County Historical Society

Some archives are available in their Library and Museum, which comprise:

  • Books
  • Manuscripts
  • Maps
  • Multimedia Items
  • Newspapers
  • Other related Materials
  • Photographs

Some resources are also available through the site, which include James K Rudolph 1862 Civil War Diary, the September 11th 2001 Living History Project Video and The Story of John Stark Edwards 1777-1813.

Website:
http://www.trumbullcountyhistory.org