Kay and Maggie's World of the West Virginia Panhandle

Jefferson County, Ohio

Background created from the above 1918 Postcard of Pan Handle Bridge, Steubenville, Ohio

Background created from the above 1918 Postcard
of the Pan Handle Bridge, Steubenville, Ohio

Kay and Maggie's Skeleton Closet
AKA Places to Seek Your Ancestors

Courthouse & Health Departments

Jefferson County Courthouse
301 Market St
Steubenville, OH 43952
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am - 4:30pm
Probate Court 740-283-8586
Recorder's Office 740-283-8566
Clerk of Courts Office 740-283-8583

Jefferson County Board-Health
814 Adams St
Steubenville, OH 43952
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am - 4:30pm
(closed noon - 1:00pm for lunch)
Deaths and Births 1908 to present

Steubenville City Health Department
312 Market St.
P.O. Box 1427
Steubenville, OH 43952 740-283-6050
Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am - 4:00pm
(Deaths and Births only within the
city limits of Steubenville)

Libraries & Genealogical Societies

Public Library of Steubenville
& Jefferson County
407 S 4th St
Steubenville, OH 43952
Fax: 740-282-2919
Library Catalog:
(telenet supported) At the login
prompt type library

Schiappa Branch Library
4141 Mall Drive
Steubenville, OH 43952
Fax: 740-264-7397
Mon-Fri 9:00pm-9:00pm
Sat 9:00am-5:00pm
Sun 1:00pm-5:00pm

Jefferson County Historical
Society Association Library
426 Franklin Ave.
P.O. Box 4268
Steubenville, OH 43952
Hours: Tues-Fri 10:00am - 3:00pm

Jefferson County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 4712
Steubenville, OH 43952-8712
Members staff the Jefferson County
Historical Society Association Library
Meets first Tuesday of each month at
7:00pm at the Schiappa Branch Library

Other Information

The American Civil War Home Page

Mingo Junction Home Page A really nice site. Short history of Mingo Junction, list of famous people from the valley (Maybe your relative is there) and lots of other information.

Steubenville Home Page This site has the City of Murals on-line. If you have not had the opportunity to visit Steubenville, this is a great way to view the murals. Most of the murals have historical significance for the city and the Ohio Valley.

Jefferson County was the fifth county formed from the Northwest Territory. It was formed in 1797 and named for Thomas Jefferson who was president at this time.

In the early 1800's Steubenville, the county seat, was the wool center of the West. It has since changed to the steel industry. The College of Steubenville is a coeducational, liberal arts institution founded in 1846.

Probate Judge has marriage probate & naturalization records; Clerk of Courts has divorce and civil court records from 1797; County Recorder has land records from 1797, Board of Health, Steubenville, has birth & death records.

Informational Links

Bibliography (Includes detailed sources for all the information on this and the connected pages.)
Vital Statistics (Includes Birth, Death, Marriage, Divorce, Land, Will & Estate Records.) This is an area that explains where to look for vital records in the state of Ohio.
Favorite Genealogy Web Links
Ohio Network of American History and Research Centers (This is a descriptiong of the central storage places for groups of Ohio counties.)
Ohio Migration Trails
Ohio County Information Page
Individual Ohio County Selection Table
Maggie's World of Courthouse Dust & Genealogy Fever
Ohio County Courthouse Project
OHGenWeb Archives
OHGenWeb Clickable Map

1895 Map of Jefferson County, Ohio
Map modified with permission
of Ray Sterner from

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