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    AFFIDAVIT OF CATHOLIC CHURCH IN DB 4256 PG 64
    ALCOHOL STORAGE CONSENT WITH TREASURY:  INDEX BOOK 8 PAGES 196-B, 197-A
    ALIEN PROPERTY CUSTODIAN SEIZURE 3/236
    ALIEN PROPERTY CUSTODIAN RELEASE 3/238
    AULT PARK CONTAINS 229 ACRES 10/31/33
    AUDITORS TRANSFER STAMP ON INSIDE OF PAPER BEGUN IN JANUARY 1933
    BEER FOR LIFE:  MB 273/278
    BEITZ-STEINBERG CONTRACT FOR SALE: (11/21/24) ORDERED TO BE INDEXED IN SUNDRIES BY RECORDER WITH ONLY THE HOUSE NUMBER
    BEAN POLE PATCH:  DB 375 PG 616
    BURNET, JACOB PROPERTY 99 YEAR LEASE:  LEASE BOOK 139 PAGE 167
    COLUMBIA, PLAT OF ORIGINAL TOWN:  DB 56 PG 654
    COLLEGE HILL RAILROAD RIGHT OF WAY:  JOURNAL 63/307 RESTORED PROBATE COURT
    CORRY FAMILY GRAVEYARD:  DB 542 PG 318
    CARTHAGE FAIR GROUNDS:  DB 214 PG 63
    CINCINNATI GYMNASIUM ASSN. AKA YOUNG MENS GYMNASIUM OF CINCINNATI:  CHURCH RECORDS BOOK 1 PAGE 253; BOOK 6 PAGE 444
    DELINQUENT TAX SALE-DEEDS BY THE STATE OF OHIO PER COUNTY AUDITOR:  DB 2051, JULY 1944
    DORSEY BLUE- LEASEHOLD CONTRACT:  DB 100 PAGE 54
    EASEMENT FOR DRIVEWAY (2 PARTIES):  DB 1491 PG 416
    EAR BITTEN OFF:  DB B1 PG 360
    EDEN PARK BOUGHT FROM JOS LONGWORTH FOR $468,000.00:  DB 524 PG 87 JULY 1881
    FOUNTAIN SQUARE SUPREME COURT DECISION ABOUT 1826 OR 1827, 18 OHIO STATE REP. PG 563
    FOUNTAIN SQUARE:  DB 29 PG 374 TO 380
    FIRE COMPANY, WEST BROADWAY:  DB 38 PG 401 MAY 28, 1831
    FUEL BOND SEE:  7TH SERIES 2/278
    FERN BANK DAM:  CASE 5800 US CIRCUIT COURT
    FAIR GROUNDS (CARTHAGE):  DB 214 PG 63
    GRAVE LEASE SEE:  7TH SERIES 6/28, LB 194 PG 348
    GAME PRESERVATION LEASE:  LB 208 PG 354
    GOODYKOONTZ GLASCOCK:  DB 1151 PG 85
    GASOLINE BOND:  7TH SERIES 2/279
    GRAY MARE TO BE SHOT:  WILL BOOK 95 PG 327
    GREEN HILLS INC:  DB 1833 PG 556
    GREEN HILLS ROAD TO BE MAINTAINED AS A PRIVATE ROAD:  DB 1449 PG 343, TRUSTEESHIP EXTENED 1/25/44
    GLENDALE, VILLAGE OF RULES AND REGULATIONS:  MISC BOOK 10 PG 457
    GROUND RENT RECEIPT OF $11.00 FOR PERIOD FROM 1947 TO 2046:  8TH SERIES 38/283, SECTION 29
    GREEN TOWNSHIP FOR 100 YEARS
    GERARD SARAH BELLA LUDLOW WAS A DAUGHTER OF ISRAEL LUDLOW:  DB 66 PG 106
    HAMILTON COUNTY WAS ESTABLISHED IN 1790, NAMED FOR ALEXANDER HAMILTON, THE FIRST SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY
    HOUSE NUMBERS CHANGED IN 1891
    HARRISON AVE- 3 FOOT STRIP ON EACH SIDE IN CHEVIOT VACATED BY THE VILLAGE OF CHEVIOT ABOUT 1905
    HIGHLAND PARK SURVEY, PLAT BOOK 41 PAGES 6 TO 9
    INCORPORATIONS OF VILLAGES PRIOR TO OR ABOUT 1875 WERE MADE BY LEGISLATURE
    INDEX TO REAL PROPERTY (1838) ACT TO MAKE PROTRACTED INDEX SEE:  LOCAL LAWS OF OHIO VOLUME 36 PG 202
    INSANE PERSON, CERT OF INSTITUTION:  7TH 65/403
    ILLICIT INTIMACY:  DB 1810 PG 374
    INTERSTATE AFFIDAVIT:  DB 1894 PG 278

    INCORPORATION BY ELECTION, MADIERA, NORTH COLLEGE HILL
    INCORPORATIONS
    INDIAN HILL:  DB 1911 PG 591:  PB 42 PG 30-35
    AMBERLY VILLAGE:  DB 1855 PG 586:  PB 40 PG 40-45
    WOODLAWN:  DB 1904 PG 87
    MARIEMONT:  DB 1911 PG 571
    LINCOLN HEIGHTS:  DB 1916 PG 535:  PB 42 PG 52-55
    INDIANS GAVE 2000 ACRES FOR AGRICULTURE INSTRUCTION:  DEED BOOK D1 PAGE 82
    LIQUOR LIEN SEE:  INDEX BOOK 36 PAGE 123
    LINWOOD ANNEXATION REPORT:  DB 793 PG 305
    LUDLOW, ISRAEL ALL INTEREST IN LIFE ESTATE:  DEED BOOK 430 PAGE 589
    LINCOLN AVE AGREEMENT:  DB 1213 PG 70
    LONGVIEW HOSPITAL LEASE TO STATE WITH PRIVLEDGE TO PURCHASE NOT RECORDED
    LEASE FOR 10000 YEARS (LIBRARY):  LB 2 PG 141
    LEASE DATED 1836, RECORDED 1936, SEE:  INDEX 83 PG 90 OF THE 7TH SERIES
    LONGVIEW INMATE SIGNED BY SUPT.:  INDEX BOOK 53 PG 16
    LEASE FOR 90,000 YEARS:  DB 139 PG 568:  LEASE BOOK 2 PG 433 LOVELAND AND CINTI TRACTION CO. NEVER BUILT:  SEE CASE A 2283 CP COURT
    LAWFUL WIFE DEED TO, SHE RELEASES DOWER:  DB 1009 PG 32
    LITTLE MIAMI RR LEASE TO PENN RR:  LB 41 PG 16
    LORD MAYOR OF LONDON, ENGLAND, ACKNOWLEDGEMENT BEFORE HIM:  DB 104 PG 497
    LEASE FOR LIFE:  LB 255 PG 1
    MORTGAGE CANCELLED BY DEATH:  MB 170 PG 631
    MEMORIAL HALL GRANT AND ELM ST:  DB 993 PG 469
    NETHERLAND PLAZA, 567 9/10 FEET FROM SIDEWALK TO TOP OF TOWER
    NAME- TRUE LOVE CONKLIN OTHERWISE KNOWN AS FREE LOVE CONKLIN:  MB 147 PG 177
    NURSE IN SICKNESS AND HEALTH:  DB 941 PG 342
    PHOTOSTAT STARTED IN DB 1517 (DEC 2, 1929)
    PROBATE COURT EST. IN 1852, BEFORE THAT ESTATES WERE TAKEN IN THE CP COURT
    PRE NUPTIAL AGREEMENT:  MISC BOOK 4 PAGE 59
    QUIT CLAIM DEED FROM OWNER TO PUT AN END TO THE RUMOR THAT HE WAS THE OWNER OF THE PROPERTY
    REVENUE STAMP LAW EFFECTIVE AS OF DECEMBER 1, 1917
    RIVER, OHIO VS. KENTUCKY DECREE:  DB 4340 PG 842:  PLAT BOOK 256 PG 6 TO 28
    ROBBERY FRAUD:  DB 76 PG 638
    SYMMES, JOHN C. DEED FROM UNITED STATES, 311682 ACRES LESS 15 ACRES FOR FORT WASHINGTON:  DB S PG 203, MISC 10 PG 435
    SYMMES, JOHN CLEVES NOTES ECT.:  MB 20 PG 14
    SWEAT OF BROW:  DB 79 PG 354
    STREET ACCEPTANCE
    VILLAGE:  DB 1883 PG 311
    CITY:  DB 1912 PG 578
    SYMMES PURCHASE PLAT:  MISC 10 PG 439
    SYMMES, JOHN CLEVES CERTIFIED COPY OF GRANT:  MISC BOOK 11 PG 499
    TYPEWRITERS INSTALLED IN RECORDERS ABOUT 1908
    TOLL ROADS TO COUNTY COMMISSIONERS:  DB 1067 PG 204
    UNION BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY (DELHI):  DB 377 PG 456
    VERNON, TOWN OF - NORTH OF BELMONT, EAST OF WEST NORTH BEND:  SEC 36 MILLCREEK
    WAR STAMP LAW EFFECTIVE DEC 1, 1917

    AN ACT AUTHORIZE THE MAKING A PROTRACTED INDEX TO TITLES OF REAL PROPERTY IN THE COUNTY OF HAMILTON (MARCH 7, 1838)

    SEC. 1  BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF OHIO, THAT THE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF HAMILTON COUNTY BE, AND HEREBY ARE, AUTHORIZED AND REQUIRED IF IN THEIR OPINION THE PUBLIC GOOD REQUIRE IT, TO APPOINT SOME SUITABLE PERSON TO MAKE OUT A COMPLETE PROTRACTED INDEX TO THE RECORDED TITLES OF TOWN AND COUNTRY PROPERTY IN SAID COUNTY, IN SUCH FORM AS SAID COMMISSIONERS SHALL DEEM PROPER, TO BE PLACED AND KEPT AMONG THE RECORDS OF SAID COUNTY FOR THE INSPECTION OF ALL PERSONS.

    SEC. 2  THAT SAID COUNTY COMMISSIONERS SHALL ALLOW TO THE PERSON SO MAKING SUCH INDEX, A SUITABLE COMPENSATION THEREFOR; THE AMOUNT OF WHICH SHALL BE PAID OUT OF THE TREASURY OF THE COUNTY ON THE ORDER OF THE AUDITOR.

    SEC. 3  THAT IT SHALL BE THE DUTY OF THE RECORDER OF SAID FOR THE TIME BEING, AFTER SUCH INDEX SHALL BE SO MADE AND COMPLETED, FROM TIME TO TIME, AS HE SHALL RECORD ANY DEEDS, OR MORTGAGES, TO CONTINUE SUCH INDEX ON THE SAME PLAN, FOR WHICH HE SHALL RECEIVE COMPENSATION AS THE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MAY FROM TIME TO TIME DEEM PROPER, OUT OF THE TREASURY OF THE COUNTY, UPON THE ORDER OF SAID COMMISSIONERS; AND FOR THE STRICT PERFORMANCE OF THE DUTIES REQUIRED BY THIS ACT, THE RECORDER SHALL BE SUBJECT TO THE SAME PENALTIES AS ARE PROVIDED BY THE EIGHTH SECTION OF THE ACT ENTITLED " AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE ELECTION OF COUNTY RECORDERS, AND PRESCRIBING THEIR DUTIES," PASSED FEBRUARY 25TH, 1831

    C. ANTHONY
    Speaker Of The House Of Representatives
    GEORGE J. SMITH
    Speaker Of The Senate

    LIST OF OFFICES WITH HISTORICAL REFERENCES FOR HAMILTON COUNTY OHIO

    COUNTY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING
    138 EAST COURT STREET
    CINCINNATI, OHIO 45202


    RECORDER (ROOM 205) ........... DEEDS (1794 TO DATE), MORTGAGES AND LEASES ORIGINAL SUBDIVISIONS PLATS AND MAPS, 1869 AND 1888 ATLAS, SOLDIERS DISCHARGES (RECORD STARTS WITH CIVIL WAR), WPA CEMETERY MILITARY GRAVE LOCATIONS (REVOLUTIONARY WAR TO 1939)


    AUDITOR (ROOM 304) ........... REAL ESTATE TAX RECORDS, PERMANENT DUPLICATE CARDS (SHOWS OWNERS BACK TO ABOUT 1940) OWNERS AND ADDRESS INDEXES, PLAT MAPS (1940 TO DATE), FIELD CARDS INDICATE DATE BUILDING ERECTED AND FIRST TAXED AS BUILDING, RECORDS BEFORE 1940 IN STORAGE (INQUIRE AVAILABILITY)


    TREASURER (ROOM 402) ........... PROPERTY TAX RECORDS (1883 TO PRESENT) MAILING ADDRESSES OF TAX BILLS



    VITAL STATISTICS ........... BIRTH AND DEATH CERTIFICATES (1909 TO DATE)
    BOARD OF HEALTH
    250 WILLIAM HOWARD TAFT, 2ND FLOOR
    CINCINNATI, OHIO 45202
    Phone:  513-946-7800


    PROBATE COURT ........... WILLS (1791 TO PRESENT), ADMINISTRATION OF ESTATES , APPLICATION RECORDS AND GUARDIANSHIP RECORDS, ROOM 549- EARLY BIRTH RECORDS (1869- 1908), MARRIAGES (1817 TO PRESENT), DEATH (1882-1899), INDEX TO NATURALIZATION RECORDS (1869-1884), SOME DECLARATIOS OF INTENTION

    WILLIAM HOWARD TAFT CENTER
    230 EAST 9TH ST, 10TH FLOOR
    CINCINNATI, OHIO 45202
    Phone:  513-946-3600


    COMMON PLEAS ........... NATURALIZATIONS RECORDS (1850-1893)
    CLERK OF COURTS ........... LAW SUITS & DIVORCE RECORDS (1884 TO DATE) CRIMINAL RECORDS, DECLARATION OF INTENT 1842+

    NOTE:  the Hamilton County courthouse was destroyed during the courthouse riot and fire of 1884. Many records were destroyed and gaps were caused in others.

    CLERK OF COURTS
    COURT HOUSE
    1000 MAIN ST, ROOM 315
    CINCINNATI, OHIO 45202
    Phone:  513-946-5666


    CINCINNATI HEALTH DEPARTMENT
    1525 ELM ST.
    CINCINNATI, OHIO 45210
    Phone:  513-352-3120

    RECORDS FOR PEOPLE WHO LIVED IN THE CITY OF CINCINNATI LIMITS
    BIRTH RECORDS (JUNE 1874 TO PRESENT)
    DEATH RECORDS (JAN. 1865 TO PRESENT)


    CINCINNATI HISTORICAL SOCIETY
    1301 WESTERN AVE
    CINCINNATI, OHIO 45203
    Phone:  513-287-7000

    GENERAL GENEALOGICAL SOURCES, HAMILTON COUNTY RECORDS MANUSCRIPT HOLDINGS, (PERSONAL PAPERS, BUISNESS ARCHIVES, SOCIAL AGENCIES) MAP COLLECTION, VITAL STATISTICS FILE (FROM LOCAL NEWSPAPER) GENERAL, LOCAL, AND FAMILY HISTIORIES, WPA CHURCH RECORDS SURVEY (SOUTHWESTERN OHIO) EXTENSIVE PHOTOGRAPH COLLECTION OF GREATER CINCINNATI AREA, CITY AND COUNTY DIRECTORIES (1819 TO DATE) SOUTHWESTERN OHIO CENSUS RECORDS.


    UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI
    CENTRAL LIBRARY REGIONAL ARCHIVES
    2602 MCMICKEN CIRCLE
    CINCINNATI, OHIO 45221
    Phone:  513-556-1959

    PART OF STATE WIDE PROGRAM TO PRESERVE LOCAL GOVERNMENT RECORDS OF HISTORICAL VALUE. CURRENT HOLDINGS INCLUDE JP DOCKETS, YOUTH AND VOTER ENUMERATIONS, COURT RECORDS, TAX RECORDS AND MORE. CALL OR WRITE FOR INFORMATION.


    SPRING GROVE CEMETERY
    4521 SPRING GROVE AVE.
    CINCINNATI, OHIO 45232

    ONE OF THE LARGEST BURIAL GROUNDS IN THE COUNTY, THIS CEMETERY HAS EXCELLENT RECORDS.


    PUBLIC LIBRARY OF CINCINNATI & HAMILTON COUNTY
    800 VINE ST. LIBRARY SQUARE
    CINCINNATI, OHIO 45202
    Phone:  513-369-6900

    HISTORY DEPARTMENT THIRD FLOOR NORTH, RECORDS OF ALL TYPES

    County Administration Building
    138 East Court Street
    Cincinnati, OH 45202

    Phone: (513) 946-4570
    Fax: (513) 946-4577
    Hours of operation: 7:30 am-4:30 pm Mon-Fri

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