Hamilton County Miscellaneous Books Help Reference
Some of the types of non-deed records recorded in deed books, 1794-1859, and afterwards as Miscellaneous are listed here.
Acceptance, Affidavit, Agent, Agreement, Anti-Nuptial, Appointment, Articles of Association, Assignment, Award, Bankruptcy, Bond, Caveat, Certificate Of Marriage, Change of Name, Church Decree, Company, Compromise, Consent, Consolidation, Constitution, Contract, Decision, Declaration, Decree, Dedication, Deposition, Dower, Dying Declaration, Forfeit, Guarantee, Judgment, Last Will, Manufacturing, Note, Order of Court, Partition, Patent, Petition, Proposition, Receipt, Right Of Way, Settlement, Specification, Survey, Testament, Trust, Trustee, Will
1794 to 1859
Miscellaneous documents were recorded in Deed Books A to W2 (1794-1823) and Deed Books #21 to #150 (1794-1859). Those deed books are indexed in the Deed Book Indexes #1 to #4. Miscellaneous documents (1794-1889) are also in the Sundries Index #1. A typed copy of Sundries Index #1 is available online at the Hamilton County Genealogical Society Recorder’s Office webpage.
These books and indexes are available on microfilm at the following locations:
- Recorder’s Office, 138 East Court St., downtown Cincinnati
- Cincinnati History Library and Archives, Cincinnati Museum Center, 1301 Western Ave.
1859 to 1908
Miscellaneous records were recorded in Miscellaneous Book #1 and #2 and indexed in Miscellaneous Index Book #1. Beginning 1859, names in miscellaneous documents are found in Miscellaneous Records Index #1 (1859-1908). Deed and Mortgage books before 1900 are available from the main search page.
The Miscellaneous records and index books are available on microfilm at the following locations:
- Recorder’s Office, see above
- Cincinnati History Library and Archives, see above
The index is available online at the Hamilton County Genealogical Society Recorder’s Office webpage.
The books and index are available online via our Family Search web page.
1908 to 1988
Miscellaneous documents were recorded in Miscellaneous books #3 to #35. Books #3 to #29 are only indexed in the rear of each book. Books #30 to #35 have no index. These books are available on microfilm at the Recorder’s Office.