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Monroe County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society

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P.O. Box 641, Woodsfield, OH 43793-0641


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The 1900 Federal Census of Monroe County, Ohio, Volume 1.  This is the first of four volumes of the 1900 census for Monroe County.  Volume 1 includes the townships of Center, Summit, Seneca, and Wayne.  The 1900 census includes immigration information, birth month and year, number of years married and number of children born, plus the information found in earlier censuses.  Each volume is individually indexed.  2004, 8 ˝’ x 11, softbound.  229 pages.


$18.00. OHIO residents add 7.5 % sales tax.  Postage & handling - $2.00 for the first book, and $1.00 for each additional book.


Coming in August, Volume 2 – Ohio, Lee, Jackson & Green Townships



MONROE COUNTY, OHIO FAMILIES, Originally published in 1992, this 9x 12 hard-bound volume contains over 900 stories of the people and places of Monroe County.  The story of Monroe County told in the words and rare photos of family historians.

$55.00 plus $4.00 postage. Ohio residents add sales tax of $3.58.


For the following books, please note

Postage & Handling is $2.00 for the first book and $.75 for each additional book.

OHIO RESIDENTS – Add 7.5% sales tax


Monroe County Church Records: Nineteenth Century Records of Lewisville, Middle (St. John’s) and Miltonsburg (St. Peter’s) German Evangelical Protestant Churches by Dr. Shirley A. Harmon. Translated records of these early churches. Dates of records are approximately 1831-1948 but some birth dates were much earlier than the years when family records were entered. $26.00   Click here for more information on this book


Family Research in Monroe County, Ohio by Catharine F. Fedorchak. Recognized as the foremost genealogist in Monroe County, the late Mrs. Fedorchak published a column in the county newspaper for over 30 years. This is a compilation of Mrs. Fedorchak’s genealogical columns plus information she received in response to those columns. Each book is overflowing with genealogies, letters, records, and much more! Indexed. Each volume is about 300 pages and sells for $20.00.  For more information on each volume, click on the volume number.


·        Volume 1

·        Volume 2 Part 1

·        Volume 2 Part 2

·        Volume 3

·        Volume 4

·        Volume 5

·        Volume 6

·        Volume 7

·        Volume 8

·        Volume 9

·        Volume 10the final volume in this series is now available.


1869 Map of Monroe County, Ohio - Reprint of original landowners atlas completed by Jno. B. Noll in 1869.  Identifies land owners in that year; also includes list of post offices in the county Complied by Rita Kopp, 50 pages. $8.00


1820-30-40 Federal Census of Monroe County, Ohio - Includes heads of household, age groupings and Revolutionary pensioners. $12.00          Click here for the index to the 1820-30-40 census of Monroe County.


1880 Federal Census of Monroe County, Ohio Includes names, ages, relationship to head of household, birthplaces of individual and parents. 424 pages, indexed. $28.00


Monroe County, Ohio Newspaper Abstracts

·        Volume 1 7 Oct 1897 – 28 Dec 1899, 1910, 13 Feb 1893 – Jan 1894. 73 pages, $8.00

·        Volume 2 Sept 1860, Dec 1862-Dec 1867. 105 pages, $10.00

·        Volume 3 7 Jan 1868 – 31 May 1870, 7 Jun 1870 – 31 Dec 1872 $11.00

·        Volume 4 7 Jan 1873 – 16 Feb 1875, 7 Apr 1892 – 27 Jun 1895 $9.00

·        Volume 5 8 Mar 1844 – 25 Aug 1852 $13.00 NEW


Obituaries of Monroe County, Ohio

·        Volume 1 - by Kathy Schafer Romick. 203 obits 1900-1960. Great companion to Lee/Ohio Cemeteries book. $11.00

·        Volume 2 by Ruth D. Hogue. Miscellaneous collection from all parts of county with majority from center and western part of the county.  $12.00

·        Volume 3 - Obituary Collection of Ella Dennis Stephens. Majority of obits are 1890-1910 era and include Green Township and surrounding areas. $9.00


Monroe County, Ohio Cemetery Inscriptions


Jackson Township - compiled by Opal Smith and Karen Romick (1988).  The first settlement in Monroe County was made in the this township.  This volume includes tombstone inscriptions from the cemeteries of Witten, Locust Grove, Gravel Hill, Frobish, Rowles, Griffon, Moszer, and Shook. All name index, 67 pages, $7.00


Ohio & Lee Township – compiled by Opal Smith and Karen Romick (1989).  Includes the cemeteries of Apostolic Christian, Duffy, Lude, Mount Union, Mount Vernon, St. John’s, Zion, Old Zion, Zion Memorial, Emma Grove, Harter, Old Hannibal, Boston Hill, Stetson in Ohio Township and Sardis, Parker/Duvall, Salem, Mount Moriah, and Mount Olive in Lee Township. All name index, 137 pages, $11.00.


Perry Township – compiled by Ruth Dougherty Hogue (1991).  Includes cemeteries of Antioch, Barnard, Drum, Greenbrier, Haythorn, Kneubuhl, Lentz, Plainview, Unity Baptist, West Union.  Also has a history of Plainview, obituaries and other notes.  129 pages, all name index, $15.00.


Green Township -  compiled by Karen Romick  (2000).  Includes the cemeteries of Chapel Hill, Williams-Gaston, Fuchs, Kraft, Fletcher-Otts, Otts, Laings Prebyterian, Jones, Hickman, Wright, Price and Adamson.  Also has history of the township, Jones Bible Records, the story of Peter King Jr., and early records of Laings Presbyterian Church.  Indexed, 61 pages,  $8.00


Benton & Washington Townshipscompiled by Karen Romick (2001).  Features the cemeteries of Benton Township: Brownsville United Presbyterian, Brownsville German Lutheran, Old Brownsville, Brownsville Methodist, Murphy, Poole, Sims, Ring, Jericho, Trail Run, St. Paul’s.  Also featuring the cemeteries of Washington Township:  Merrill Ridge, Henthorn, Thompson-Beardmore, Scott, Dougherty-Daugherty, Mann, Lamping, Edington-Knowlton, Jackman, Low Gap, Old Graysville, Graysville Church of Christ, Pleasant Ridge, Smith, Rinard Mills.  Includes Carson Cemetery in Grandview Township, Washington County, Ohio.  148 pages, indexed, $16.00.


Wayne Township – compiled by Karen Romick (2002). Lists the tombstone inscriptions from the cemeteries of Barber Ridge, Christy-Sloan, Conner Ridge Methodist, New Conner Ridge, Hartshorn Ridge and Winland-Pryor. Also includes additional information such as obituaries and notes on selected burials. Indexed, 72 pages, $9.00.


Summit Township - St. John’s (Middle Church) German Evangelical Protestant Church Cemetery Records by Lena Kahrig Pettit. A brief history and the location of each monument on a graph complement Tombstone inscriptions of this cemetery.  Soft cover, indexed. $10.00



Monroe County, Ohio Marriages 1867-1877 by Shirley Neiswonger.  This book includes all the marriages found in the Probate Office records for the ten-year period. $8.00.  [Sold Out]


Back issues of the quarterly newsletter, The Navigator, are also available for sale.  Each issue is filled with Monroe County stories and records.  E-mail Shirley Neiswonger at for availability of years.   

As of August 2004 the following issues are still available:

2003 – no July issue

2002 – complete

2001 – complete

2000 – complete

1999 – complete

1998 – complete

1997 – complete

1996 – no April issue

1995 – complete

1994 – complete

1993 - complete


Send orders to: Monroe County Chapter, OGS, Box 641, Woodsfield, OH  43793 at P. O. Box 641, Woodsfield, OH  43793.





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