Hamilton County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 15865
Cincinnati, Ohio 45215-0865
Telephone:  (513) 956-7078

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A chapter of the
Ohio Genealogical Society
Hamilton County Genealogy Websites
In these websites you’ll find scanned records, transcriptions, databases, indexes, searchable lists, articles, books, maps, newspapers, images, histories, repository information, and finding aids, to enhance your genealogical research in Hamilton County.
 
Unlike the links on other pages of this website, the links below are not underlined. Click on the bold text to open a link.
 
You must be a member of the Ohio Genealogical Society to use its member databases, and you must have a PLCH card to use its databases on your home computer. 
 
Abbreviations
PLCH: Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County
CHLA: Cincinnati History Library and Archives
 
page modified: 09/23/2016
 
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Archives of the Chancery has reopened for genealogy requests.
[Located in Category: Religious information]
[Located in Category: Land records and maps]
A database of the grave locations of former military personnel buried in the Cincinnati–Hamilton County area.
[Located in Category: Cemeteries and Burials]
[Located in Category: Land records and maps]
Abstracts of Hamilton County wills, 1791-1901, at Archives and Rare Books Library, University of Cincinnati
[Located in Category: Wills, estates, guardianships]
[Located in Category: Ethnic heritage]
[Located in Category: Ethnic heritage]
America’s oldest English Jewish newspaper published since 1854. Its website has the complete digitized archive through the year 2000 and it's searchable by keyword. Obituaries, Birth Announcements, Marriage & Engagement Announcements are included as well as any number of articles that may have been written about your ancestors.
[Located in Category: Ethnic heritage]
The Jacob Rader Marcus Center (JRMC) of the American Jewish Archives has over 1,000 family genealogy files and extensive resources in the following areas: Jewish communities and immigration during the Colonial Period, early Jewish communities in the Caribbean Islands, along with congregational records from early Jewish settlement to modern times. JRMC does not hold official government records (birth, marriage, death, naturalization) other than those that might be noted in synagogue or rabbis' records.
[Located in Category: Ethnic heritage]
[Located in Category: City and county directories]
[Located in Category: Repositories]
Avotaynu provides an extensive online catalog to periodicals and books related to Jewish genealogical research and produces a quarterly journal, "The International Review of Jewish Genealogy."
[Located in Category: Ethnic heritage]
[Located in Category: Cemeteries and Burials]
History, records, churches
[Located in Category: Religious information]
An eBook, "Centennial History of Cincinnati and Representative Citizens, 1904," v. 1 (1904)
[Located in Category: History]
An eBook, "Centennial History of Cincinnati and Representative Citizens, 1904," v. 2 (1904)
[Located in Category: History]
[Located in Category: Searchable lists]
Finding aids and indexes for numerous collections including churches and orphan asylums
[Located in Category: Repositories]
Indexes and finding aids for Christ Church, Concordia Lutheran Church, Price Hill UCC, St. John's Unitarian Church; click first letter of church name
[Located in Category: Religious information]
[Located in Category: Land records and maps]
[Located in Category: Vital records]
St. Joseph Old, St. Mary, St. John (all Catholic), Baltimore Pike (all faiths); incomplete, use with caution.
[Located in Category: Cemeteries and Burials]
[Located in Category: Military service]
[Located in Category: History]
Requires PLCH card to access from home
[Located in Category: Newspapers]
[Located in Category: Institutions]
[Located in Category: Repositories]
Multiple electronic formats available of "Cincinnati in 1841: Its Early Annals and Future Prospects" (1841), by Charles Cist, at the Internet Archive
[Located in Category: History]
[Located in Category: Searchable lists]
[Located in Category: Images]
An eBook available to check out from local library, "Cincinnati Revealed" (2002)
[Located in Category: History]
[Located in Category: City and county directories]
Directories in PLCH Virtual Library
[Located in Category: City and county directories]
[Located in Category: Hamilton County]
An eBook, "Cincinnati, the Queen City, 1788-1912," v. 1
[Located in Category: History]
An eBook, "Cincinnati, the Queen City, 1788-1912," v. 2
[Located in Category: History]
An eBook, "Cincinnati, the Queen City, 1788-1912," v. 3
[Located in Category: History]
An eBook, "Cincinnati, the Queen City, 1788-1912," v. 4
[Located in Category: History]
[Located in Category: Ethnic heritage]
[Located in Category: Vital records]
[Located in Category: Vital records]
Searchable full-text images of five CHLA journals
[Located in Category: History]
Ohio births and christenings 1821-1962, Marriages 1800-1958, Deaths and burials 1854-1997, Death index 1908-1932, 1938-1944, 1958-2007
[Located in Category: Vital records]
Ohio births 1856-1909, Marriages 1789-1994, Deaths 1908-1953
[Located in Category: Vital records]
[Located in Category: Cemeteries and Burials]
[Located in Category: Institutions]
[Located in Category: Cemeteries and Burials]
[Located in Category: Repositories]
[Located in Category: Repositories]
Links to cemetery data, with contact information.
[Located in Category: Cemeteries and Burials]