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Special Collections & Archives

Darke County

Records are arranged 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.

Record Title Date Span Format Location Note
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 hollinger 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 RC box & hollinger 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 off-site
  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

Records are arranged alphabetically by office of origin.

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

Records are arranged alphabetically by office of origin.

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 hollinger 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 hollinger 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 RC 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. RC 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 hollinger boxes
    Receipts & Expenditures
1917-1950 hollinger 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

Records are arranged alphabetically by office of origin.

Record Title Date Span Format

Monroe - School Records

  Board of Education
   
    Account of School Funds
1865-1903 3 volumes
    Administrative Files
1881-1912 18 folders
    Enumeration of School Youth
1895-1911 hollinger 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 - School Records

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

Wayne - School Records

  Board of Education
   
    Minutes
1861-1882 MFM
Record Title Date Span Format

Federal

   
    U.S. Census for Ohio - Darke County
1820-1930 12 MFM