Mercer 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
Aid to Dependent Children 1936-1954 volume
Blind Relief Record 1910-1957 2 volumes
Cigarette Traffic Tax Settlement 1915-1933 box
Docket of Infirmary Bills 1904-1959 3 volumes
Estimates for Courthouse Construction 1863-1877 volume
Infirmary Reports 1897-1901 3 folders
Inspection of Treasury 1871-1906 volume
Liquor Traffic Tax Notices 1895-1897 box
Mothers' Pension Record 1914-1936 MFM
Railroad Appraisement Record 1891-1910 2 volumes
School Enumerations 1925-1961 box
School Fund Settlement 1915-1929 box
School Fund Settlement (scattered) 1837-1921 8 volumes
School Section Records 1852-1904 2 volumes
Soldiers' Applications/Statements 1953-1954 1 folder
Soldiers' Burial Awards 1908-1955 7 folders
Soldiers' Relief Commission Members 1941 1 folder
Soldiers' Relief Commission Minutes 1887-1929 volume
Soldiers' Relief Commission Reports 1953-1954 1 folder
Soldiers' Relief Payment Record (scattered) 1887-1956 3 volumes
State Audit Reports - Unprocessed   4 boxes
Township Fund Record 1845-1905 5 volumes
Wheat Records 1859-1861 volume
Board of Education
Attendance Officers Record 1921-1934 volume
Common School Funds 1839-1903 5 volumes
Common School Register 1853-1861 2 volumes
Teachers' Institute Miscellaneous Papers 1924-1925 1 folder
Clerk of Courts
Chancery Records 1837-1857 2 MFM
Common Pleas Civil Docket/Fee Book 1824-1861 2 MFM
Common Pleas Civil Minutes 1824-1852 2 MFM
Common Pleas General Index 1826-1871 MFM
Common Pleas Judgement Index 1824-1871 MFM
District Court Appearance Docket 1870-1884 volume
District Court Bond Record 1882-1884 2 volumes
District Court Minutes 1868-1884 volume
District Court Record 1852-1873 MFM
District Court Record 1876-1884 volume
Examination Record Pupils/Teachers (scattered) 1853-1935 8 volumes
Teachers' Institute Minutes (scattered) 1892-1929 3 volumes
Election Abstracts 1857 1 folder
Election Certificates 1835-1879 1 folder
Election Poll Books/Tally Sheets/Abstracts 1834-1863 box
Embalmers' License Record 1908 volume
Fisher's License Record 1920-1929 2 volumes
Hunters' License Record (scattered) 1913-1958 volume
Judicial Statistics 1922-1930 box
Justice of Peace Commissions 1862-1956 3 volumes
List of Colored Persons 1863 1 folder
List of Deaf, Dumb, & Blind 1878, 1890 1 folders
List of Jurors by Township 1849 1 folder
Marriage Records 1824-1838 volume
Marriage Records 1838 1 folder
Militia Lists 1862-1864 MFM
Militia Lists 1862-1864 14 folders
Militia Rolls/Commutations 1838-1911 MFM
Miscellaneous Records 1835-1911 1 folder
Naturalizations 1838-1839 1 folder
Naturalizations 1838-1860 MFM
Naturalizations 1838-1860 MFM
Poll Books & Tally Sheets (scattered) 1834-1863 1 box
Quadrennial Enumerations 1837-1907 2 boxes
Record of Certificates 1824-1841 volume
Record of Licenses Issued 1825-1829 volume
Special Police Commission 1921-1934 2 volumes
Stray Animal Record 1824-1908 3 volumes
Supreme & District Court Docket 1835-1880 2 volumes
Supreme & District Court Law Record 1834-1873 2 volumes
Supreme & District Court Minutes 1825-1867 volume
Supreme Court Chancery Record 1847-1852 MFM
Supreme Court Minutes 1825-1867 MFM
Supreme Court Record 1834-1851 MFM
Wolf Scalp Depositions 1824-1826 box
County Home
Director's Minutes (scattered) 1878-1928 3 volumes
Receipts & Expenditures 1908-1954 3 volumes
Record of Inmates 1888-1938 MFM
Register of Visitors 1902-1916 volume
Health Department
Individual Migrant Labor Camp Records 1964-1975 1 1/2 boxes
Migrant Labor Camp General Files Annual 1959-1975 1 1/2 boxes
Migrant Labor Camp Subject Files 1959-1975 box
Probate Court
Assessors' Reports of Births 1855-1887 box
Assessors' Reports of Deaths 1876-1888 box
Criminal Record 1907-1938 3 volumes
Estate Records 1867 box
Inspection of the Treasury 1874-1906 volume
Liquor Deal Bonds 1882 volume
Marriage Consent Records 1829-1928 16 boxes
Marriage Consent Records 1829-1928 3 MFM
Marriage Records 1824-1984 14 boxes
Miscellaneous Records 1837-1911 1 folder
Mothers' Pension Record 1914-1936 2 volumes
Naturalizations 1885-1906 MFM
Naturalizations - Reports on Foreigners 1838-1838 1 folder
Naturalizations 1st Papers 1885-1902 volume
Naturalizations 1st Papers (scattered) 1852-1906 4 volumes
Naturalizations 2nd Papers 1859-1900 4 volumes
Nurses/LTD. Practitioners Certificates 1916-1956 volume
Patent Right Affidavits 1868-1869 volume
Power of Attorney 1952-1962 box
Township Officers Bonds 1894-1900 volume
Recorder
Limited Partnership Record 1881-1887 2 volumes
Stallion Service Index 1887-1889 volume
Treasurer
Examination of Treasury 1877-1883 volume
Liquor Tax Duplicates (scattered) 1883-1901 2 volumes

Municipality Records

Record Title Date Span Format

Burkettsville

Clerk of Council
Minutes 1902-1976 MFM
Minutes 1902-1976 MFM
Ordinances 1902-1978 MFM
Ordinances 1902-1978 MFM
Resolutions 1955-1977 MFM
Resolutions 1955-1977 MFM

Celina

Clerk of Commission
Council Minutes 1861-1988 5 MFM
Ordinances 1861-1988 4 MFM
Resolutions 1901-1988 2 MFM

Township Records

Record Title Date Span Format

Jefferson Township

Clerk of Trustees
Proceedings of Trustees 1923-1926 volume
Stray Animal Record 1847-1862 volume
Justice of Peace
Civil Docket 1848-1851 volume

Recovery Township

Justice of Peace
Civil Docket 1862-1878 volume

St. Mary's Township

Clerk of Trustees
Accounts 1835-1838 volume
Stray Animal Record 1847-1862 volume
Justice of Peace
Civil Docket 1835-1847, 1842-1843 2 volumes

School Records

Record Title Date Span Format

Burntwood

Board of Education
Minutes 1922-1943 3 volumes

Celina

Board of Education
Annual Statistical Reports 1913-1957 2 folders
Audit Reports 1920-1956 1 folder
Budgets 1917-1956 1 folder
Burntwood Rural School District Audit Report 1948 1 folder
Financial Reports 1925-1957 4 folders
Teachers' Annual Reports 1927 1 folder

Center

Board of Education
Account of School Funds (scattered) 1903-1967 5 volumes
Minutes 1917-1967 5 volumes

Center City

Board of Education
Unprocessed   2 boxes

Franklin

Board of Education
Account of School Funds 1933-1940 volume
Minutes (scattered) 1897-1955 3 volumes

Gelhaus

Board of Education
Account of School Funds 1926-1944 volume

Hopewell

Board of Education
Minutes 1901-1939 4 volumes

Jefferson

Board of Education
Minutes 1853-1941 3 volumes
Teacher Contracts 1897-1918 2 volumes

Klosterman

Board of Education
Account of School Funds 1915-1919 volume
Minutes 1922-1940 2 volumes

Liberty

Board of Education
Account of School Funds 1936-1939 volume
Minutes 1924-1936 volume

Montezuma

Board of Education
Account of School Funds 1915-1921 volume
Minutes 1925-1940 volume

Puthoff

Board of Education
Minutes 1897-1947 3 volumes

Washington

Board of Education
Minutes 1924-1939 2 volumes
Resolutions/Scattered Papers 1926-1935 2 folders

Federal Records

Record Title Date Span Format
U.S. Census for Ohio - Mercer County 1820-1930 11 MFM