Darke County

Records are arranged by county, municipality, township, school district, and federal records and then alphabetically by office of origin. For records located off-site, please call (937) 775-2092 at least one week in advance to allow time for retrieval.

County Records

Record Title Date Span Format
Auditor
Assessment Lists 1825-1850 10 volumes (off-site)
Assessment of Property Wabash Twp 1910 volume
Auditor's Tax List - Real 1864 volume
Blind Relief Commission 1908-1913 volume (off-site)
Blind Relief Record 1904-1936 2 volumes (off-site)
Fund Ledger 1855-1866 volume (off-site)
Industrial Appraisement 1949-1970 6 boxes
Railroad Appraisement Record 1891-1895 volume (off-site)
Register of Blind 1904-1906 volume (off-site)
Register of Bonds 1892-1933 2 volumes
School Enumeration 1925-1967 2 box
School Fund Record 1855-1891 3 volumes (off-site)
Soldiers' Burial Record 1924-1938 volume
Transfer Records 1870-1899 20 volumes (off-site)
Children's Home
Admittance & Indentures 1889-1915 MFM
Death Records 1888-1914 volume
Indenture Records 1890-1914 volume
Receipts & Expenditures (scattered) 1890-1966 5 volumes (off-site)
Register of Inmates 1889-1914 MFM
Trustees' Minutes (scattered) 1889-1966 5 volumes (off-site)
Clerk of Courts
Circuit Court Appearance Docket 1885-1913 3 volumes (off-site)
Circuit Court Minutes 1885-1912 3 volumes (off-site)
Circuit Court Record 1885-1913 5 volumes (off-site)
Common Pleas Civil & Chancery Records 1818-1853 3 MFM
Common Pleas Civil Docket 1837-1856 MFM
Common Pleas Civil Minutes 1817-1853 3 MFM
Common Pleas General Index 1818-1853 MFM
Common Pleas Judgement Index Direct and Reverse 1818-1853 MFM
District Court Appearance Docket 1858-1885 3 volumes (off-site)
District Court Minutes 1852-1874 volume
District Court Record (scattered) 1850-1884 5 volumes (off-site)
Election Abstracts of Votes 1824-1850 2 folders
Election Abstracts of Votes 1843 3 folders
Election Abstracts of Votes 1872-1892 volume
Election Certificates & Misc. Papers 1849-1850 1 folder
Hunters' License Record 1913-1927 volume (off-site)
Justice of Peace Commissions (scattered) 1870-1917 4 volumes (off-site)
Mayors' Certificates of Election 1880-1910 volume (off-site)
Naturalization Certificate Stubs 1919-1925 2 volumes
Naturalizations 1st & 2nd Papers 1907-1925 volume
Naturalizations 1st Papers 1856-1873 MFM
Naturalizations 1st Papers 1908-1926 volume
Naturalizations 2nd Papers 1856-1873 MFM
Naturalizations 2nd Papers 1927-1928 volume
Quadrennial Enumerations Adams Twp 1887 volume
Quadrennial Enumerations Greenville 1887 2 volumes
Quadrennial Enumerations Greenville 1st Ward 1887 volume
Quadrennial Enumerations Harrison Twp 1887 volume
Quadrennial Enumerations Monroe Twp 1887 volume
Quadrennial Enumerations Twin Twp 1887 volume
Quadrennial Enumerations Van Buren Twp 1887 volume
Quadrennial Enumerations York Twp 1887 volume
Special Police Commission 1894-1915 volume (off-site)
Stray Animal Record 1855-1903 volume (off-site)
Supreme Court Minutes 1820-1851 MFM
Supreme Court Record 1817-1850 MFM
County Home
Day Book 1856-1889 volume (off-site)
Director's Minutes 1879-1891 volume (off-site)
Director's Minutes 1891-1913 3 volumes (off-site)
Ledger of Accounts 1856-1872 volume (off-site)
Paupers' Register 1856-1951 2 volumes (off-site)
Record of Inmates 1856-1951 MFM
Superintendent's Journal 1913-1927 volume (off-site)
Health Department
Annual Reports (scattered) 1964-1972 5 volumes
Migrant Labor Camp Records 1960-1975 6 hollinger boxes
Probate Court
Birth Records 1863-1908 2 MFM
Civil Journal 1852-1887 7 MFM
Civil Record 1852-1887 4 MFM
Death Records 1876-1905 MFM
Death Records 1900-1907 1 folder
General Index Wills/Estates/Civil Cases 1818-1925 2 MFM
Judicial Statistics 1925-1930 6 volumes
Marriage Records 1817-1911 6 MFM
Mothers' Pension Record 1915-1922 volume (off-site)
Naturalization of Minors 1879-1894 MFM
Naturalizations 1st & 2nd Papers (scattered) 1872-1927 volume & 1 folder
Naturalizations 1st Papers 1876-1906 MFM
Naturalizations 2nd Papers 1880-1906 MFM
Naturalizations 2nd Papers (scattered) 1859-1906 4 volumes
Naturalizations 2nd Papers of Aliens & Minors 1902-1903 MFM
Register of Nurses/Limited Practitioners 1916-1946 volume
Register of Worthy Blind 1904-1906 volume (off-site)
Will Records 1818-1910 4 MFM
Sheriff
Appearance Docket 1872-1878 volume (off-site)
Domestic Execution Docket 1876-1913 6 volumes (off-site)
Foreign Execution Docket 1876-1913 3 volumes (off-site)
Register of Prisoners 1915-1928 volume
Veterans' Services
Soldiers' Relief Commission Minutes 1886-1932 2 volumes (off-site)

Municipalities Records

Record Title Date Span Format

Greenville

Board of Health
Minutes 1892-1903 volume
Record of Births Reported 1893-1905 volume
Record of Patients Treated 1892-1920 volume
Clerk of Council
Cemetery Trust Minutes 1914-1917 MFM
Codification of Ordinances-Draft 1922 2 volumes
Minutes 1863-1976 4 MFM
Ordinances & Resolutions 1857-1976 4 MFM
Ordinances for Payment of Bills 1886-1912 MFM
Ordinances for Payment of Bills 1894-1900 volume
Planning Commission
Minutes 1960-1976 MFM
Zoning Board of Appeals
Minutes 1968-1976 MFM

Versailles

Board of Health
Constitution/By-Laws 1893 MFM
Embalmers' Registration 1902-1913 MFM
Record of Births 1893-1908 MFM
Record of Infectious Diseases 1911-1920 MFM
Register of Deaths 1893-1908 MFM
Board of Waterworks
Trustees' Minutes 1899-1904 MFM
Clerk of Council
Minutes 1855-1897 MFM
Ordinances 1866-1907 MFM

Webster

Clerk of Council
Minutes 1887-1907 MFM

Townships Records

Record Title Date Span Format

Allen Township

Justice of Peace
Civil Docket (scattered) 1859-1876 2 volumes
Criminal Docket 1870-1885 volume
Record of Strays 1880-1884 volume
Brown Township
Civil Docket 1883-1888 volume
Civil Docket (scattered) 1852-1883 7 volumes
Criminal Docket 1856-1891 volume

Greenville Township

Clerk of Trustees
Board of Education 1902-1937 box
Board of Health Minutes 1893-1919 volume
Cemetery Deed Record 1929 MFM
Civil War Bounty Records 1864-1898 6 folders
Election Abstract of Votes 1893-1915 2 folders
Enumeration of Youths 1930-1939 2 folders
Fence Record 1927-1939 volume
Financial Records 1862-1962 2 boxes
General Relief Records 1930-1939 hollinger box
Index to Minutes 1864-1896 MFM
Military Aid 1862-1866 3 folders
Minutes 1849-1975 4 MFM
Oaths & Bonds of Employees/Officials (scattered) and Contracts 1890-1929 hollinger box
Oaths & Bonds of Employees/Officials (scattered) 1871-1916 5 volumes
Record of Ditches (scattered) 1878-1919 2 volumes
Record of Health Doctor Notices 1885-1906 2 volumes
Record of Infirmary Notices 1892-1898 volume
Record of Liquor Notices 1875-1902 2 volumes
Record of Orders Issued 1850-1873 volume
Record of Relief (scattered) 1897-1941 4 volumes
Record of Strays 1894-1907 volume
Road Tax Records 1882-1888 10 folders
Road/Ditch/Fence/Cemetery Records 1862-1939 1 box & 26 folders
Soldiers' Relief Record 1887-1896 volume
Soldiers' Relief Record, 1891-1906 1930 16 folders
Treasurer's Fund Accounts 1864-1883 2 volumes
Unprocessed n.d. box
Justice of Peace
Civil Docket 1913-1915 volume
Civil Docket (scattered) 1857-1913 37 volume
Criminal Docket (scattered) 1878-1917 4 volumes

Jackson Township

Justice of Peace
Civil Docket 1862-1895 7 volumes
Criminal Docket 1856-1872 1 folder

Monroe Township

Board of Health
Minutes 1893-1919 volume
Reports 1900-1907 1 folder
Clerk of Trustees
Chattel Mortgages 1867-1896 2 volumes
Ditch Journal 1877-1888 volume
Election Files 1896-1907 2 folders
Indenture Records 1855-1872 volume
Index Record of Chattel Mortgage 1878-1895 volume
Poll Books & Tally Sheets/Certificates 1886-1913 15 folders & 2 boxes
Receipts & Expenditures 1917-1950 box

Monroe Township

Clerk of Trustees
Record of Poor Warrants 1837-1855 volume
Register of Voters 1877 2 volumes
School Fund Record 1861-1865 volume
Soldiers' Relief Record 1887-1902 volume
Stray Animal Record 1838-1895 volume

Neave Township

Clerk of Trustees
Proceedings of Trustees 1860-1884 volume
Treasurer
School Fund Accounts 1865-1884 volume

Patterson Township

Justice of Peace
Civil Docket 1864-1889 6 volumes
Criminal Docket 1860-1916 2 volumes

Twin Township

Clerk of Trustees
Election Tally Sheets 1917 1 folder
Indentures/Bonds/Chattel Mortgages 1872-1877 volume
Minutes 1872-1880 volume
Stray Animal Record 1838-1872 volume
Justice of Peace
Civil Docket 1854-1914 8 volumes
Civil Docket 1909-1913 volume
Criminal Docket 1874-1913 2 volumes

Wabash Township

Justice of Peace
Civil Docket 1857-1896 9 volumes

Wayne Township

Clerk of Trustees
Account Record 1889-1895 MFM
Minutes 1857-1906 MFM
Voters' Registry 1877 MFM
Justice of Peace
Civil Action Docket 1878-1940 2 MFM
Criminal Docket 1854-1890 volume
Treasurer
Treasurer's Account Record 1881-1895 MFM

School Records

Record Title Date Span Format

Monroe

Board of Education
Account of School Funds 1865-1903 3 volumes
Administrative Files 1881-1912 18 folders
Enumeration of School Youth 1895-1911 box
Minutes 1864-1900 2 volumes
Record of Contracts 1893-1903 volume
Record of School Subdistrict 1 1905-1914 volume
School Account Book 1903-1915 2 volumes
Subdistrict 1 School Library Record 1856-1861 volume
Teachers' Monthly Reports 1900-1913 17 folders

Neave

Board of Education
Bonds of School Officials 1871-1873 volume
Minutes 1853-1865 volume

Wayne

Board of Education
Minutes 1861-1882 MFM

Federal Records

Record Title Date Span Format
U.S. Census for Ohio - Darke County 1820-1930 12 MFM