Video of our first walking tour of historic downtown Dover
Ohio Memory Exhibits:
Finding aids for Archive Collections:
Other Local Resources:
William McCollam Letter’s (1859-1867) are available for viewing on The University of Akron’s Digital Collections. The correspondence relates to the military career of William McCollam of Uhrichsville, Ohio.
Ohio History Connection (formerly the Ohio Historical Society)
Click here for information on Local History (and other) events from the Tuscarawas County events calendar!
Rootsweb (Ancestry.com) this Tuscarawas County resource from the USGen Web Project contains some dead links, but quick facts and a brief history of the county can be found here
Ohio Genealogy Express this site, dedicated to “free genealogical research” contains a wealth of information including biographies, cemeteries, newspaper articles, tax records, land transfers, and wills. You can sign up to receive email updates and search within the site
FamilySearch.org sign up for a free account and get access to records, resources, and services from the largest genealogy organization in the world
Fold3 sign up for a free account and get access to stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served in the military
Tuscarawas County Probate Court open from 8am to 4:30pm and is closed on all Federal Holidays. They have old records available on microfilm, estates and marriage records beginning in 1808 and birth and death records from 1867 to 1908
Cyndi’s List a collection of curated links to online materials by categories
Ellis Island & Castle Garden before it was Ellis Island, Castle Garden saw many immigrants from our past. Be sure to check both sites! It’s estimated that 1 in 4 people have an ancestor that immigrated through Ellis Island
NARA the National Archives & Records Administration can provide many stepping stones for budding genealogists
American Memory the Library of Congress’s American Memory collection provides invaluable research searchable by topic
Steve Morse website links curated and made more searchable for the public
Find a Grave a great resource for searching for your ancestor’s grave sites – oftentimes pictures as well as transcriptions of dates and information found on the grave markers – you can also submit data from your own local cemeteries!
Ohio Death Indexes a compilation of digitized records related to deaths, obituaries, marriages, and cemetaries – great for finding specific dates and maiden names for female relations
Dead Fred a resource for searching and sharing photos from your family history
GeneSearch passenger lists for immigration and people finding tools
Digital Access to Non-Circulating Materials
A Brief History of Tuscarawas County, Ohio by Julius Miller Richardson