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    Historic Records

    These pages provide information about early property and non-property records and indexes by surnames and corporate names with links to the records and indexes where available.

    HCRO Records Online at Family Search

    Deed books #477 to #854 (1877-1901), deed indexes #1-21A (1794-1904), Mortgage books #20 to #715 (1823-1896), Lease books #1 to #112 ( ), Lease book indexes #1, #2, #3 (1858-1901), Mortgage release books #1, #2 (1892-1949 ), Mortgage Release book index (1892-1905), geographical indexes # 1 to # 7 for deeds and mortgages (1794-1938), Mechanic Lien books #1-21 (1843-1903), Partnership books #1, #2 (1846-1934), Partnership index #1 (1846-1934), Power of Attorney books #1 to #9 (1848-1910), Society and church document index (1847-1919), Sundries indexes #1 to 8 (1794-1969), Cemetery lot index (1859-1934), chattel mortgages and miscellaneous #1, #2 (1858-1908), miscellaneous index (1859-1908)

    To access these records, go to:  https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2141016

    This collection covers many types of Hamilton County Records. Halfway down this webpage, below "View Images in this Collection",
    click on the link which reads:  "Browse through 1,5xx,xxx images".
    On the next webpage is a short list of record types, for the deed books, click on "Land and property records".

    Deed books #477 to #854 (1877-1901), Deeds, Mortgages and Indexes are available online at:  https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2141016

    Deed Books A thru #476 (Deeds 1787-1877 and Indexes 1787-1878) are being added as time permits.
    Please note:  On the Family Search web site the books with the camera icon on the right hand side are online now. Click on the camera icon to view/browse the images online. Books with the film reel icon on the right side have to be ordered as a microfilm loan from the Family Search library at Salt Lake City."

    check link for availability:  https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/293030?availability=Family%20History%20Library

    Property Records

    1)    Deed Books A to W2 (1794-1823) and books #21 to #151 (1823-1851)
           These books also contain mortgages, releases, mechanic liens, leases, power of attorney,
           partnerships, veteran discharges and other miscellaneous records until they were written
           in separate unique books.

    2)    Deed Book Indexes #1 to #4, A-Z surnames and corporate names in books A - #151 (1794-1851)

    3)    Deed Books #153 to #854 (1851-1903)

    4)    Deed Indexes #5 to 21A (1851-1903), A-Z surnames and corporate names in deed books 153 to 851

    5)    Mortgages (1794-1823), recorded in deed books A-W2 and in deed indexes #1 and #2

    6)    Mortgage Books #20 to #751 (1823-1898), no direct indexes

    7)    Mortgage Releases (1794-1823) written on the mortgage in deed books A to W2 and deed indexes #1 and #2

    8)    Mortgage Releases (1823-1843) in margins in mortgage books #20 to #90, no direct indexes

    9)    Mortgage Releases (1843-1892) in margins in books #91 to #630 and mechanic liens #1 to #17, no index

    10)  Mortgage Release Book #1 (1892-1905), indexed in Release-of-Mortgage Index #1

    11)  Mechanic Liens (1794-1823), in Deed Books A-W2 and in mortgage books #20 to #90 (1823-1842)

    12)  Mechanic Lien Books #1 to #21 (1794-1903), no direct indexes

    13)  Leases (1794-1848), in Deed Books A to W2 and #21 to #140, in deed indexes #1 to #4

    14)  Lease Books #1 to #122 (1848-1901), no indexes for books #1 to #5

    15)  Lease Book Indexes #1 (1851-1874), #2 (1874-1898), #3 (1898-1901)


    Non-Property Records, also referred to as "Sundries"

    16)  Sundries Indexes #1 to #8 (1794-1969)

    17)  Cemetery Lots (1794-1859) written in deed books A - 251, and deed indexes #1 to #4

    18)  Cemetery Lot Books #1, #2, #3 (1859-1934) and Cemetery Lot Index (1859-1934)

    19)  Church and Organization documents (1794-1844), in deed books A to #120 and deed indexes #1 to #4

    20)  Church and Organization Books # 1 to 6 (1844-1919) and Index (1844-1919)

    21)  Miscellaneous Records (1794-1859) in deed books A to W2 and #21 to #251 and deed indexes #1 to #4

    22)  Miscellaneous Books #1 and #2 (1859-1908) and Miscellaneous Index #1

    23)  Partnerships (1794-1846), recorded in deed books A to W2 & #21 - #130

    24)  Partnerships (1794-1846) indexed in deed book indexes #1 to #4

    25)  Partnership Book #1 (1846-1915) and #2 (1915 - 1934)

    26)  Partnership Index #1 (1846-1915) and Sundries Index #1 to #5

    27)  Power of Attorney (1794-1848), recorded in deed Books A to W2 and #21 - #150,
           or in Mortgage Books # 20 - 149, in deed indexes 1 - 4

    28)  Power of Attorney Books #1 to #11 (1848-1922) & Power of Atty. Index #1 (1794-1881) & #2 (1881-1922)

    29)  Veterans Discharges (1794-1859) in deed books A to #151 & deed indexes #1 to #6

    30)  Veterans Discharges (1859-1965) in Miscellaneous Book #1 and Miscellaneous Index #1

    31)  Veterans Discharge Books #1 & #2 (1865-1917), see Soldier Discharge Index 1865-1917

    32)  Veterans Discharge Books #3 to #9 (1917-1937), see Veteran Discharge Index 1917-1944

     


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