Surname Information Page

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To improve the continuity of the Wayne County, Ohio Online Resource Center, the following information may be found on Surname pages:

  1. Name Meaning & Origin
    1. Meaning and origin of the surname.
    2. Immigration and known ethnicity
    3. Declaration of Intention
    4. Naturalization
    5. Ship Passenger Lists
  2. Vital Records
    1. Birth
      1. ) Baptism
      2. ) Christening
      3. ) Guardianships
    2. Marriage
    3. Divorce
    4. Death
      1. ) Obituaries
      2. ) Cemeteries
      3. ) Memorial Cards
      4. ) Funeral Home Records
      5. ) Mortality Schedules
  3. Census Records
    1. Federal
      1. ) 1790-1940
    2. State
    3. Special
      1. ) Agricultural
      2. ) Manufacturing and Industrial
      3. ) 1890 Union Veterans and Widows
      4. ) 1880 Defective, Dependent, Delinquent Classes
    4. Slave Schedules
    5. Quadrennial
    6. Directories
    7. Voting or Poll Records
  4. Court Records
    1. Wills
    2. Estates
    3. Civl Disputes
    4. Criminal Activities
  5. Property
    1. Personal Property Taxes (chattel)
    2. Real Property Taxes (real estate)
    3. Delinquent Taxes
    4. Land Deeds
    5. Plat Maps
    6. Vendor Licenses
    7. Tavern Licenses
    8. Mortgage or Rent Receipts
  6. Denominational Affiliations
  7. Occupations
  8. Military Records
    1. Enlistments
    2. Rosters
    3. Draft Registration
    4. Service Records
    5. Pension Records
  9. Community Involvement
    1. Politics
    2. Social Activities
    3. Early Settlers
  10. Family Records
    1. Photographs
    2. Bible Records
    3. Compiled Genealogies
    4. Reunions
    5. Journals or Diaries
  11. Biographies
  12. Other Records
    1. Poor House Records
    2. Township Records
    3. Newspapers
  13. Notes
  14. References
  15. External Links