Earliest Available Dates of Vital Records by County

County Birth Marriage Death Land Probate Court
Adams 1888 1910 1888 1797 1849  -
Allen 1867 1831 1867 1831 1835 1831
Ashland   1846   1846   1846
Ashtabula 1867 1812 1867 1798 1811  
Athens 1867 1817 1867 1792 1800 1807
Auglaize 1867 1848 1867 1835 1852 1848
Belmont 1867 1803 1867 1800 1804 1804
Brown 1867 1818 1867 1818 1817 1818
Butler 1856 1803 1856 1803 1851 1803
Carroll 1867 1833 1867 1826 1833 1833
County Birth Marriage Death Land Probate Court
Champaigne 1867 1805 1867 1806 1804 1805
Clark 1867 1818 1867 1818 1818 1818
Clermont 1856 1801 1856 1800 1810 1801
Clinton 1868 1817 1867 1806 1810 1810
Columbiana 1867 1803 1867 1798 1803 1803
Coshocton 1867 1811 1867 1800 1811 1811
Crawford 1866 1831 1868 1816 1831 1831
Cuyahoga 1867 1810 1868 1810 1811 1823
Darke 1867 1817 1867 1822 1818 1817
Defiance 1867 1845 1867 1823 1845 1845
County Birth Marriage Death Land Probate Court
Delaware 1867 1835 1867   1812 1818
Erie 1856 1838 1856 1837 1838 1838
Fairfield 1867 1803 1867 1801 1803 1801
Fayette 1867 1810 1868 1810 1810 1882
Franklin 1867 1803 1867 1800 1805 1803
Fulton 1867 1864 1867 1835 1853  
Gallia 1864 1803 1867 1803 1803 1811
Geauga 1867 1803 1867 1795 1806 1806
Greene 1869 1803 1870 1798 1803 1802
Guernsey 1867 1810 1867 1802 1812 1810
County Birth Marriage Death Land Probate Court
Hamilton 1863 18081 1881 1787 1790 1844
Hancock 1867 1828 1867 1820 1828 1828
Hardin 1867 1833 1867 1831 1830 1833
Harrison 1867 1813 1867 1812 1813  
Henry 1867 1847 1867 1846 1847 1847
Highland 1867 1805 1868 1804 1809 1805
Hocking 1867 1818 1867 1818 1819 1818
Holmes 1867 1821 1867 1808 1825 1825
Huron 1867 1818 1867 1809 1815 1818
Jackson 1867 1816 1867 1816 1819 1816
County Birth Marriage Death Land Probate Court
Jefferson 1867 1803 1867 1795 1798 1803
Knox 1867 1808 1867 1808 1808 1808
Lake 1867 1840 1867 1839 1840 1840
Lawrence 1864 1817 1867 1818 1846 1817
Licking 1875 1809 1875 1800 1875 1809
Logan 1867 1818 1867 1810 1851 1804
Lorain 1867 1824 1867   1840 1824
Lucas 1867 1835 1868 1808 1835 1835
Madison 1867 1810 1888 1810 1810 1810
Mahoning 1856 1846 1856 1795 1846 1847
County Birth Marriage Death Land Probate Court
Marion 1867 1824 1867 1821 1825 1824
Medina 1867 1818 1867 1818 1818 1818
Meigs 1867 1819 1867 1819 1820 1819
Mercer 1867 1838 1867 1823 1824 1824
Miami 1853 1807 1867 1807 1807 1804
Monroe 1867 1866 1867 1836   1818
Montgomery 1867 1803 1866 1805 1803 1803
Morgan 1867 1819 1867 1795 1819 1819
Morrow 1867 1848 1867 1848 1848 1848
Muskingum 1867 1804 1867 1800 1804 1804
County Birth Marriage Death Land Probate Court
Noble 1867 1851 1867 1851 1851 1851
Ottowa 1867 1840 1869 1820 1840 1840
Paulding 1867 1839 1867 1835 1842 1839
Perry 1856, 1867+ 1818 1856, 1867+ 1818 1817 1818
Pickaway 1867 1810 1867 1810 1810 1810
Pike 1867 1815 1867 1799 1817 1815
Portage 1867 1808 1867 1795 1803 1809
Preble 1867 1808 1867 1805 1808 1808
Putnam 1857 1834 1867 1830 1835 1834
Richland 1856 1813 1890 1814 1813 1819
County Birth Marriage Death Land Probate Court
Ross 1867 1798 1867 1797 1797 1798
Sandusky 1867 1820 1867 1822 1820 1820
Scioto 1856 1804 1856 1803 1810 1809
Seneca 1867 1841 1867 1821 1828 1824
Shelby 1867 1824 1867 1819 1825 1819
Stark 1867 1809 1867 1809 1810 1809
Summit 1866 1840 1870 1840 1839 1840
Trumbull 1867 1803 1867 1795 1803 1807
Tuscarawas 1867 1808 1867   1809 1808
Union 1867 1820 1867 1811 1820 1820
County Birth Marriage Death Land Probate Court
Van Wert 1867 1840 1867 1824 1840 1837
Vinton 1867 1850 1867 1850 1852 1850
Warren 1867 1803 1967 1795 1803 1803
Washington 1867 1789 1867 1788 1789 1790
Wayne 1867 1813 1867 1813 1817 1812
Williams 1867 1824 1867 1824 1825 1824
Wood 1867 1820 1867 1820 1820 1823
Wyandot 1867 1845 1867 1826 1845 1845

The above table was created by Allen Richmond OHGenWeb State Coordinator 1998-2005. Many thanks to our previous SC!

1 — Hamilton County suffered 4 court house fires during the 19th century. There are a few records that go back to 1817, but most start at 1884.