Guernsey County, Ohio Records
Written by Catharine Foreaker Fedorchak and Sarah Dolph Foraker, 1969
Publisher: S.l., Cincinnati, Ohio
Contains marriage records, land and tax records, cemetery inscriptions.
This book has been digitized and indexed by Brigham
Young University's Harold B.
Historical Collections of Ohio (Centennial Edition)
Written by Henry Howe, 1888
Publisher: C. J. Krehbiel & Co., Cincinnati, Ohio
Year: First published 1847, Centennial
Edition 1900 (Vol. I) and 1904 (Vol. II)
A history of Ohio with a short chapter
on Guernsey County. Online: Book contents and Guernsey County chapter.
History of Guernsey County, Ohio
by Col. Cyrus P. B. Sarchet
B.F. Owen & Co.
425 pages Online:
The entire text is available in the Internet Archive.
The Immigrant Cocoon
by Dr. L. Porter
603 pages, indexed
The story of the Slovaks, English, Hungarians, etc. who lived and worked in the coal regions of Guernsey and neighboring counties. Lookup: Marge Abbott
Portrait and Biographical Record of Guernsey County, Ohio
"Containing Biographical Sketches of Prominent and Representive Citizens
of the County, Together with Biographies and Portraits of all the Presidents
of the United States."
C.O. Owen & Co.
546 pages, indexed Online: Portions have been transcribed
for this site. Online:
The entire text is now available in the Internet
Guernsey County vital records began being recorded in the 19th century at the County Courthouse, with the Court of Common Pleas and/or Probate Court. Before 1810 March 1, London, Oxford, and Millwood Township records can be found at the Belmont County Courthouse in St. Clairesville, and the other townships' records can be found at the Muskingum County Courthouse in Zanesville. Recording of many of these events was transferred to state or federal responsibility in the 20th century. Here are the relevant dates:
More information about Ohio vital records can be obtained here.
Probate Court Case Files Index, 1844-1961, Guernsey County, Ohio
I, Abels to Kuhnash
Vol. II, Kuhns to Zvolensky
Index to the Estate, Administration, Guardianship, Petition Records,
etc. from the Probate Court Lookup: MaryLu
Stout Family Ledger
By George Edward Stout, Rosemond Blanche Stout Mendenhall, and Mary Mendenhall Matthews
This ledger contains many names and dates of birth, marriage, and death for family members and other Ohio residents, primarily in Noble and Guernsey Counties, from 1860 onward. Online: Transcribed by Pam Schroder
Marriage License Index, State of Ohio, Guernsey County, Vol. A: 1810-1832
Published by the Guernsey County Genealogical Society
Listed by the groom's name and also by the bride's name. Provides the date of the marriage and the page number in the county courthouse marriage license book. Lookup:Joanie
The Family of Jonathan Stiles of Guernsey Co. Ohio, His Ancestors And Decendents By Jessie Vernan Stiles
"This is my family but includes thousands of people who married into the Stiles family there. Jonathan Stiles was one of the Founding Fathers of Guernsey Co. arriving in 1806." Lookup:Rhonda Imran
Many of the families that moved to Guernsey County were immigrants from other countries.