1794 to 1844

Church and other various business and social organization documents were recorded in Deed Books A to W2 (1794-1823) and #21 to #120. These deed books are indexed in the Deed Book Indexes #1 to #4. See also Sundries Index #1. These books 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.

1844 to 1919

Organization documents were recorded in Church and Organization Books #1 to #6 and are indexed in Church and Organization Books Index #1. These books and index are available on microfilm at the following locations:

  • Recorder’s Office, see above
  • Cincinnati History Library and Archives, see above
  • Family History Centers of the LDS Church, on rental, worldwide, see FamilySearch.org. The FamilySearch catalog lists the books as: “Societies and churches: records of incorporation 1847-1919”

Only the index is available online at the Hamilton County Genealogical Society website.

Or online at the FamilySearch.org website :-).

The Family Search collection covers many types of Hamilton County Records. Halfway down the FamilySearch.org website :-), 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 orgnizations index, click on “Land and property records”.

On the right side is a scroll bar which you can use to go through the list to the link listed here:

Record Type, Volume, and Year Range

Society and church document index, 1847-1919

Please note, these images are exact copies of book pages on microfilm.

1919 to 1988

Organization 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.


Reference

More information on organization records can be found on page 123 of this book:

Hamilton County, Ohio, Guide to Recorder’s indexes and Documents 1794-1988, by William H. Graver (2003), Little Miami Publishing, Milford Ohio.

Copies are available at the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, 800 Vine St. Cincinnati Ohio