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Clark County Probate Court

Genealogical Research

Birth & Death Records

Date & Range Location Additional Information
1867 - August 1908 Probate Court 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
Ohio Dept. of Health, Vital Statistics
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 the Common Pleas Court Clerk's Office. (937) 521-1680

Naturalization Records

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

Estate Records

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

Additional Information

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

Duties and Contact Information

If you have questions regarding Genealogical Research contact Probate Clerk at (937) 521-1846.