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A founding member of the FCGS, Louis Reed, assembled a number of local resources. Most are indexes, while some are full records. All are available here to download as PDF files.

Franklin County Marriage Index (974 pages)

Franklin County Divorce Index, 1858-1917 (16 pages)

Franklin County Landowners Atlas Index, 1878 (29 pages)

Township Histories, 1877. Complete records with index (99 pages)

Ottawa High School Graduates, 1876-2004 (66 pages)

Federal and State Census Index, 1860-1900 (303 pages)

Surname Index to All Franklin County Cemeteries (65 pages)

1907 School Census

Franklin County Biography Books, Vols. 1-24 (136 pages)

Wellsville Centennial History, 1976 (17 pages)

Highland Cemetery Index (197 pages)

Hope Cemetery Index (177 pages)

Probate Records (130 pages)

Ottawa University: Its History and Its Spirit, 1957 (4 pages)

Reflections of Franklin County, 1961 (5 pages)

FCGS member Bob Marsh has been researching Franklin County cemeteries, and has created the following files:

This map shows the location of 69 cemeteries in Franklin Co. (1 page)

List of cemeteries, sorted alphabetically by name. (2 pages)

List of cemeteries, sorted by township, range, and section (2 pages)

Cemetery listing with additional historical information. (18 pages)

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