|The latest edition of A Guide to Genealogical Resources in Cincinnati and Hamilton County (8th Edition) is now available in Shop & Support. This edition features numerous updates, reorganization by topic, and 45 brand-new pages of information about records, repositories, and online resources.
See the table of contents.
Often genealogists are looking for records of a certain type, such as a birth record, a death record, or a land record. In this section, information on the following record types is categorized into their own sub-menu pages:
Births and Baptisms
Cemeteries & Burials
City and County Directories
City and County Histories
Death Notices and Obituaries
Adoptions, Guardianships, Orphanages
Land Records and Maps
-- Recorder's Office (HCRO) Deed Indexes
-- Recorder's Office (HCRO) Damaged Deeds
-- Recorder's Office (HCRO) Other than Real Estate
Marriages and Divorces
Pioneers and Early Settlers
Wills, Probate and Estates
The detailed information includes references to published sources, many of which are indexes to records, some of which are available online. Many of the indexes have been created over recent decades by members of HCGS. Some of these are available on this website for free to the public while others are available to HCGS members only (see Databases Available and Join & Renew). Others are available from other organizations and record repositories and links are provided to their websites where possible.