Miami 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
Bank Returns 1894-1906 13 folders
Blind Relief Record 1905-1927 volume & 6 folders
Board of Agriculture 1868 1 folder
Board of Education 1910 1 folder
Board of School Examiners 1901-1911 2 folders
Docket of Infirmary Bills 1904-1932 volume
Experimental Farm 1911 1 folder
Incorporated Company Tax Returns 1862-1910 box
Insurance Company Tax Returns 1877-1902 box
Liquor Tax Returns 1903-1904 7 folders
New Entries for Taxation 1823 1 folder
New Entries Tax List 1835 1 folder
Railroad Appraisement Record 1891-1904 2 volumes
Railroad Tax Returns 1894-1910 17 folders
Relief Lists 1865-1873 1 folder
School Enumerations 1851-1911 3 folders
School Fund Settlement Record 1915-1921 volume
School Records 1841-1862 1 folder
Soldiers' Burial Record 1900-1906 volume
Soldiers' Relief Commission Reports 1910-1916 6 folders
Soldiers' Relief Fund Record (scattered) 1887-1933 3 volumes
Tax List Abstracts 1835-1868 1 folder
Tax List Washington Township 1820 1 folder
Teachers' Institute Fund 1911 1 folder
Children's Home
Cash Book (scattered) 1879-1927, 1958 4 volumes
Cash Book Index 1879-1903 volume
Child Welfare Board Minutes 1946-1968 2 volumes
Daily Count of Children 1939-1944, 1946 7 volumes
Daily Movement of Population 1904-1918 11 volumes
Death Records 1880-1938 volume
Incidental Accounts Record 1909-1938 volume
Indenture Records 1880-1904 MFM
Invoices/Stock Book 1880-1889 volume
Journal 1879-1896 volume
Miscellaneous Records 1903-1926 1 folder
Motion Picture Film 1930-1940 reel
Payroll Record (scattered) 1886-1970 10 volumes
Products of the Farm 1879-1890 volume
Receipts & Expenditures (scattered) 1907-1937 2 volumes
Record of Inmates (scattered) 1879-1970 2 volumes & MFM
Special Farm Miscellaneous Entries 1923-1935 volume
Trustees' Journal 1879-1933 volume
Trustees' Minutes 1933-1945 volume
Visitors' Register (scattered) 1879-1958 2 volumes
Western Ohio Youth Center Unprocessed box
Clerk of Courts
Chancery Records 1840-1858 2 MFM
Circuit Court Appearance Docket 1885-1912 3 volumes
Circuit Court Docket 1885-1912 3 volumes
Circuit Court Journal 1885-1912 2 volumes
Common Pleas Appearance Docket (scattered) 1811-1858 2 MFM
Common Pleas Civil Minutes 1807-1853 3 MFM
Common Pleas Execution Docket 1836-1842 MFM
Common Pleas General Index 1807-1853 MFM
Commutation Receipt Duplicates 1864 MFM
District Court Appearance Docket 1877-1885 volume
District Court Index 1873-1884 volume
District Court Journal 1859-1885 volume
District Court Record 1858-1884 2 volumes
Election Record 1817-1902 MFM
Enumerations 1827-1866 5 folders
Enumerations of School Youth (scattered) 1851-1911 MFM
Justice of Peace Commissions (scattered) 1845-1957 5 volumes
Manumission Records of Black Persons 1834-1847 MFM
Mayors' Certificates of Election 1887-1944 volume
Militia Lists 1857-1865 3 folders
Militia Rolls (scattered) 1857-1865 2 MFM
Notaries' Commissions 1865-1869 volume
Police Commission Records 1915-1935 volume
Poll Books / Tally Sheets 1817-1902 7 folders
Quadrennial Enumerations 1827, 1835 MFM
Register of Blacks and Mulattos 1833-1847 volume and 1 folder
Stray Animal Record 1839-1921 volume
Supreme & District Court Minutes 1832-1858 volume
Supreme Court Docket 1811-1838 MFM
Supreme Court Minutes 1807-1838 MFM
Supreme Court Record 1808-1857 2 MFM
Commissioners
Commissioners Road Plats 1808-1874 1 folder
Stillwater Bridge Contract & Specifications 1876 1 folder
County Home
Minutes of Directors 1890-1910 MFM
Miscellaneous Records 1903-1926 1 folder
Receipts & Expenditures 1931-1944 volume
Record of Inmates 1842-1927 MFM
Register of Inmates 1927-1956 volume
Probate Court
Criminal Appearance Docket 1896-1929 3 volumes
Criminal Record 1853-1886 2 volumes
Habeas Corpus Record 1847-1874 volume
Inspection of the Treasury (scattered) 1887-1915 2 volumes
Naturalization Papers 1856, 1936 1 folder
Naturalizations 1st & 2nd Papers 1860-1906 2 MFM
Patent Record 1868-1873 volume
Recorder
Deed Record Transcript 1807-1813 volume
Liens on Mares 1886-1904 volume
Soldiers' Discharge Record 1861-1918 MFM
Traders' Record 1884-1886 volume
Veterans' Grave Register 1783-1967 3 volumes
Sheriff
Jail Register 1882-1920 MFM
Jail Register 1920-1932 2 volumes

Municipality Records

Record Title Date Span Format

Piqua

Utilities Department
Water Works Formal Opening Program 1876 1 folder

Tipp City

Clerk of Council
Amortization Table on Bonds 1951 volume
Births 1892-1904 volume
Board of Health Minutes 1892-1919 2 volumes
Board of Public Affairs Minutes 1897-1968

6 volume

Board of Public Affairs Reports 1952-1962 volume
Council Minutes 1851-1978 3 MFM
Death Records 1892-1904 volume
Improvement Commission Minutes 1891-1894 volume
Ordinances 1858-1978 4 MFM
Patients 1892-1904 volume
Planning Commission Minutes 1954-1977 MFM
Protest Record 1901-1905 volume
Resolutions for Payment of Bills 1869-1904 volume
Finance Department
Soldiers' Relief Record 1888-1915 volume
Fire Department
Fire Company Minutes 1874-1952 MFM
Municipal Court
Mayor's Court Civil Docket 1854-1909 3 volumes
Mayor's Court Criminal Docket (scattered) 1857-1908 3 volumes
Police Department
Complaint Log (scattered) 1929-1952 6 volumes
Record of Indigents Lodged 1932-1936 3 volumes

Troy

Auditor
Assessment Record 1906-1909 7 volumes
Electric Light Works Contracts (scattered) 1904-1920 volume
Electric Light Works Trustees' Minutes 1899-1903 volume
Electric Light Works Trustees' Minutes 1899-1903 volume
Light Works Consumers' Ledgers 1909-1931 16 volumes
Clerk of Council
Board of Control Minutes 1910-1955 3 volumes
Mayor's Reports 1939-1948 31 folder
Park Commission Minutes 1921-1925, 1929-1947 2 volumes
Fire Department
Fire Run Record 1907-1953 volume
Justice of Peace
Civil Docket 1853-1866 4 volumes
Mayor's Court
Civil and Criminal Docket 1839-1854 2 volumes
Civil Docket 1851-1873 volume
Criminal Docket 1848-1955 46 volume
Police Department
Annual Reports 1939-1964 box & 10 folders
Arrest Register (scattered) 1909-1957 9 volumes
Complaint Log 1924-1968 60 volumes
Police Record 1936-1966 volume
Riverside Cemetery
Trustees' Minutes 1893-1903 volume
Rose Hill Cemetery
Trustees' Minutes 1849-1915 volume
Service Director
Board of Public Service Minutes 1903-1911 3 volumes
Firemen's Pension Fund Trustees' Minutes 1939-1966 volume
Municipal Light and Power Record 1969 1 folder
Sanitary Sewerage System Specifications 1902-1903 1 folder
Service Director's Minutes 1911-1963 6 volumes
Sewer Commission Minutes 1902-1903 volume
Water Works Construction Accounts 1884-1887 volume
Water Works Consumer Ledger (scattered) 1886-1931 15 volumes
Water Works Hydrant Branch Applications 1886-1903 volume
Water Works Trustees' Minutes 1882-1903 2 volumes

Township Records

Record Title Date Span Format

Concord Township

Justice of Peace
Civil Docket 1836 volume
Civil Docket (scattered) 1836-1850, 1938-1955 9 volumes
Criminal Docket 1854-1870, 1937-1955 8 volumes

Newton Township

Clerk of Trustees
Indenture Records 1847-1855, 1858 volume
Indenture Records 1875-1884 volume
Minutes 1869-1885 volume
Proceedings of Trustees 1859-1870 volume
Stray Animal Record 1855-1883 2 volumes
Justice of Peace
Civil Docket 1880-1915 5 volumes
Criminal Docket 1866-1885 volume

Staunton Township

Justice of Peace
Civil Docket 1826-1832 volume

Union Township

Justice of Peace
Civil Docket 1835-1837 volume
Criminal Docket 1833-1834 volume

School Records

Record Title Date Span Format

Bethel

Board of Education
Account of School Funds 1838-1919 volume

Brown Township

Bonds Issued 1921-1946 volume
Clerk's Account Book 1953-1956 volume
Treasurer's Account Book 1903-1915 2 volumes
Casstown Special District
Class Register with Grades (scattered) 1904-1918 2 volumes
Clerk's Account Book (scattered) 1871-1917 2 volumes
Treasurer's Account Book 1871-1903 volume
Elizabeth Twp
Clerk's Account Book 1926-1941 9 folders
Clerk's Account Book (scattered) 1915-1971 4 volumes
Employees' Retirement 1947-1952 1 folder
High School Class Register & Grades 1921-1939 2 volumes
Teachers' Retirement 1947-1951 1 folder
Fletcher Special District
Clerk's Account Book 1903-1914 2 volumes
Treasurer's Account Book 1903-1915 3 volumes
Lena Conover Rural
Clerk's Account Book 1908-1948 3 volumes

Lostcreek Township

Class List with Grades & Exam Questions 1890-1899 volume
Class Record Books w/Grades (scattered) 1930-1952 box
Clerk's Account Books (scattered) 1866-1952 3 volumes

Miami East

Contract Book 1893-1914 volume
Treasurer's Account Book (scattered) 1866-1915 2 volumes

Miami Central School District

Clerk's Account Book 1952-1961 2 volumes

Staunton Twshp

Clerk's Account Book 1931-1952 box
Treasurer's Appropriation Ledger 1967-1970 2 volumes
Treasurer's Cash Journals (scattered) 1956-1974 14 volumes
Treasurer's Payroll Record 1943-1958 box
Treasurer's Payroll Record 1943-1958 1/2 box
Treasurer's Payroll Record (scattered) 1950-1975 5 volumes
Treasurer's Purchase Order List 1966 volume

Newton

Board of Education
Minutes 1868-1910 2 volumes

Piqua

Board of Education
Annual Report 1912 1 folder

Troy

Board of Education
Treasurer's Account of School Money 1898-1904 volume

Federal Records

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