Available On-Site Research Materials

Currently, the Genealogical Society holds the following research materials within its library. Access to these resources can be gained by visiting during public hours (free to members, $5 for non-members), setting up a mutually agreed-upon meeting date with a staff member outside public hours, or by requesting xerox copies of said pages or books for a minimum of .25 cents per page donation. To enquire about the list of resources, please call 937-382-4684 or email [email protected]

List last updated: 12/26/2022

  • Clinton County Chancery / Common Pleas Records 1812-1818
  • Clinton County Common Pleas Records
  • County Probate Records
  • County Testamentary Records
  • Obituaries (A-Z)
  • Marriages, 1810-1921
  • Township Histories
  • Delayed & Corrected Birth Records
  • Birth Records 1867-1910
  • Death Records 1867-1910
  • County-wide Cemetery Records
  • Clinton Co. Supreme Court Records
  • Early Tax Records
  • Early Atlases of Clinton County
  • Federal Land Records
  • Clinton Co. Histories (book format and topical files)
  • Manumission Documents
  • Family Histories – Clinton County (A-Z)
  • Quaker Records (some on-loan from Wilmington College’s Watson Library)
  • 1850-1880 Census; African-Americans
  • Early Wilmington Directories
  • Gist Settlement Cemetery Records
  • Register of Black, Mulatto, and Poor Persons; 1791-1861
  • Ohio’s Black Soldiers Who Served in the Civil War
  • Underground Railroad
  • Index of Militia; 1857- Clinton County
  • Lineage Books (family genealogy)
  • Veteran’s Grave Registrations – Clinton Co.
  • WPA Cemetery Maps – Soldiers up to WWI
  • Family Files
  • Clinton Co. Newspaper Abstracts
  • County Infirmary Records
  • Clinton County Deeds; Books A-Z
  • Death Records, GAR – Morris McMillan Post
  • Medical Exemptions, 1864- Clinton County
  • Hicksite Men’s Ledger Index; 1803-1843