Genealogical Research

Birth & Death Records

Date Range Location Additional Information
1867 - August 1908 Probate Court
(card index)
Information can consist of name, date of birth, place of birth, parent's names, residence of parents, who reported birth and/or date of death, marital status, age, place of death, occupation, color, cause of death, place of residence, who reported death.
cost $6.00
After 1908 Clark County Combined Health
OR
Ohio Dept. of Health, Vital Stats.
529 E. Home Rd. Springfield, OH 45503
(937) 390-5600

35 E. Chestnut St., 6th Floor, PO Box 15098
Columbus, OH 43215-0098
(614) 466-2531

Marriage Records

Date Range Location Additional Information
1818 - 1865 Probate Court
(Red Bound Books)
Compiled by the Ohio State Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution
1866 - 1991 Probate Court
(card index)
 
1992 - present Probate Court
(computer index)
Cost of certified records before 1991 are $5.00 for the first copy and $2.00 for additional copies. Cost of certified copies for records after 1991 are $2.00.

Divorce records through 1990 can be found at the Clark County Court House. Divorce records after 1990 can be found at the A.B. Graham Building.

Naturalization Records

Date Range Location Additional Information
March 20, 1861 - March 5, 1904 Probate Court
(microfilm)
INDEX on file at the Common Pleas Court.
March 5, 1904 - present Common Pleas Clerks Office 101 N. Limestone St., Springfield, OH
(937) 521-1680

Estate Records

Date Range Location Additional Information
1818 - 1985 Probate Court
(microfilm)
Original files stored at Clark County Historical Society
1985 - present Probate Court
(microfilm & scanned images)
Cost of copies are $.25 per page with an additional $3.00 fee for files that are closed.

Additional Information & Resources

For additional information on Birth and Death records that cannot be located as indicated above there are additional resources that could assist you.

Duties & Contact Information

If you have questions regarding Genealogical Research contact Deputy Clerk, Diana Heaton at (937) 521-1846.

Richard P. Carey, Judge

Probate Court


50 E. Columbia St.
5th floor
Springfield, OH 45502

Phone:

(937) 521-1845

Fax:

(937) 328-2589

Email:


probate@clarkcountyohio.gov

Hours


Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm