Ohio History & Information


Mansfield Reformatory - great historical information & pictures regarding the Ohio State Reformatory
Tuscarawas County Genealogical Society
Tuscarawas County Historical Society
Jefferson County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogy Society
Stark County's Roots Ohio Genealogical Society, Stark County Chapter
Ragersville Historical Society - history, photos and publications
Shanesville: 200 years on the hill (Facebook page) -dedicated to Shanesville, Tuscarawas County, Ohio
Mineral City Area Historical Society (Facebook page) - dedicated to Mineral City, Tuscarawas County, Ohio
Ohio Genealogy Express - free information; part of US genealogy express
Ohio GenWeb - free; part of the USGenWeb
Ohio Historical Society - Ohio History Connection: searchable death index, & more
Fairmont Children's Home - beginnings and history
Fairmont Children's Home - including photos


Family Researcher / Family Related Home Pages


1954 Waynesburg Ohio High School - complete with pictures! A must see site by Bob Texter.
Linda Houyouse's family links - a fantastic page with many pictures!
The Wisdom/Kroon Homepage - a very nice page by Miriam Kroon
Ezekiel McFarland - Ezekiel McFarland of Coshocton County, Ohio
McFarland Family History - from Scotland to America
Jacob Hochstetler family; Indian massacre - from PA Roots website
Descendents of Jacob Hochstetler - comprehensive history, events of the Hochstetler family.
Potts Family Short History - contains information from sections of, "The Potts Family in Great Britain and America," 1901 - Thomas Maxwell Potts, with some updates and additions by later contributors.
The Hauenstein & Schifferly Families of Ohio


Favorite Genealogy Pages

Cyndi's List - THE go to place for genealogy!
Family Search - free but must register. Growing database!
Find A Grave - searchable and free
O.M.I.I. Genealogical Project Kidron Heritage Center - Swiss Mennonite & German Amish genealogy
Mennonite Heritage Center - genealogy resources
Morris County NJ GenWeb
USGS Mapping Information - find almost any location!
On the Trail of Our Ancestors: Ships' Passenger Lists
Pennsylvania German Pioneers Passenger Lists - Palentine German Immigrant Ships to Philadelphis 1727-1739

Literature & Poetry

Abe Books - for those rare and old books.
Luminarium - Medieval, Renaisaance, Early 17th Century English Literature; wonderful for students & literature lovers; complete with period music!
Project Gutenberg - a massive amount of online books
Books On-Line - more online books; categorized & easy to search!
B.J. Pinchbeck's Homework Helper - whether you have children in school or just want to find information
this is the most comprehensive site I've seen!
Evangeline and other online poems by Longfellow

General History

The American Local History Network - an excellent site!
United States Regional History - from New England to Alaska; full text books; a good portion written during the
1800's. Regional index for the
Books On-Line site. Also be sure to check out their
United States General index ; includes "Ohio boys in Dixie: the adventures of twenty-two scouts sent
by Gen. O. M. Mitchell to destroy a railroad..."

Original 13 Settlers of Germantown Pennsylvania