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CDs of important Monroe County record books are now available.  Each page of dozens of Monroe County record books have been photographed and made into CDs.  For a current list of available CDs click here.

 

 

BOOKS

[Formerly part of:  FAMILY TREES AND OTHER GENEALOGICAL TREASURES.  This section formerly included an index for Books and Biographical Sketches that appear on this site.  Because these sections became too large, Books and Biographical Sketches have become separate sections with their own respective titles.  You can go to any of the individual sections by clicking on Family Trees, Web Sites, Books and Biographical Sketches, respectively.]

One of the main goals of genealogical research is to identify our ancestors and to discover as much about them as possible. The fruits of our labor are usually collected as organized family trees that are stored on web sites and books.  Perhaps the single most lasting honor that we can convey to our ancestors and their progeny is through such written records. 

A list of books containing data and information that may be useful to researchers of Monroe County genealogy is given below.

Monroe County, Ohio descendants and visitors with family connections to Monroe County are encouraged to make their family trees, books, web sites and related genealogical treasures available through this web site. This can be arranged at your convenience by contacting the webmaster of this site Richard Harrington

 

Books

AN ODYSSEY IN TIME - Young / Jung and Related Ancestors from Europe by R. Harrington http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~harringtonfamilies/

DIFFICULT DAYS IN THE WINTER OF 1896 by Paul E. Young  How a small Ohio village (Miltonsburg, Ohio and surrounding areas) dealt with a threat of smallpox.  [Available on this site - click here.]

SCHOOL POEMS  by John Tilden Latta

THE ONE ROOM SCHOOLS of MONROE COUNTY 1808 - 1957 prepared by the Retired Teachers’ Association of Monroe County, Ohio [WHOLE BOOK – recommended for newer, faster computers – see editorial notes for further details]

THE ONE ROOM SCHOOLS of MONROE COUNTY 1808 - 1957 prepared by the Retired Teachers’ Association of Monroe County, Ohio [SEGMENTED BOOK in 5 Parts – recommended for older, slower, computers and WebTV – see editorial notes for further details ]

HISTORICAL COLLECTIONS OF OHIO by Henry Howe 1851 containing a collection of the most interesting facts, traditions, biographical sketches, anecdotes, etc., relating to its general and local history; with descriptions of its counties, principal towns and villages. Illustrated.  Monroe County, Ohio begins on page 365  http://www.hti.umich.edu/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=moa;idno=AJA2910

175TH ANNIVERSARY BOOKLET of ST. JOHN’S UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST – 1827 – 2002  175TH Anniversary of the St. John’s United Church of Christ, Powhatan Point, Ohio Celebrated April 21 and October 6, 2002

 

HIGHLIGHTS IN THE HISTORY OF THE FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH OF WOODSFIELD, OHIO  Now Available:  A LOCAL WOODSFIELD HISTORY  by Elizabeth (McElfresh) Ogden, Church Historian and John Ogden

 

You Can't Do That! - Memoirs from Early Childhood to Mid-Life by Marjory Petty Peck Austen.

 

A Warner History - A Compilation of Writings, Letters and Memories Assemble by Robert L. Warner

 

Ancestors and Descendants of Jacob and Mary Denbow Weber - Compiled by Carl D. Weber 30 June 2009

 

 

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