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Genealogy & Local History



Locations & Hours

Main Library:                   (Map)
231 S. Plum Street,
Marysville, OH  43040
Phone: (937) 642-1876
Fax: (937) 642-3457

Mon - Thurs 9am - 8pm
Fri 9am - 6pm
Sat 9am - 5pm
Sun 1pm - 5pm

Raymond Branch:             (Map)
21698 Main Street
Raymond, OH  43067
Phone: (937) 246-4795
Fax: (937) 246-2347

Tues - Thurs 11am - 7pm
Fri 11am - 5pm
Sat 10am - 2pm
Sun & Mon Closed


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Genealogy & Local History

The Marysville Public Library has many resources available for patrons researching their family history or who are just interested in the history of Marysville and Union County.

The best place to start when researching your Union County family is with the 78-volume Genealogical Index of Delaware and Union Counties, commonly known as the Bouic Index. This unique resource, compiled by Margaret Main Bouic, indexes many records for persons living in Union County from its beginnings to about the 1990s.

The library collection includes county histories, many compiled family histories, cemetery books and a family surname file maintained by the Union County Genealogical Society. We have microfilm of local newspapers as well as many local records (see lists below).

Library staff members are happy to help you with your genealogical quest. Please use the Ask Us! button below to send questions. Due to time and staffing constraints, questions requiring lengthy or complex research will be referred to the Union County Genealogical Society.



Here is a short list of books to help you get started with your genealogy research.

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Genealogy Online - Elizabeth Powell Crowe
Call Number: 929.1 CRO
ISBN: 0071740376

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Unpuzzling Your Past - Emily Anne Croom
Call Number: 929.1 CRO
ISBN: 9780806318547

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Genealogy - George G. Morgan
Call Number: 929.1 MOR
ISBN: 9780071625340

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Who Do You Think You Are? - Megan Smolenyak
Call Number: 929.1072 SMO
ISBN: 9780670021635

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Discover Your Roots - Paul Blake
Call Number: 929.1 BLA
ISBN: 0399533222


Newspapers on Microfilm

Marysville Tribune 1849 - 1938

Marysville Evening Tribune 1919 - 1951

Marysville Journal-Tribune 1951 - current

Plain City Advocate 1897 - 1934

Milford Center The Ohioan  1906 - 1934

Union County Journal 1876 - 1951

Richwood Gazette 1872 - 2000

Scattered issues of newspapers 1839 - 1848


Local Records on Microfilm

This is a partial list of microfilm we own. Some years may be missing for some records.

Probate Birth Records 1867-1909

Probate Will Records 1852-1919

Probate Marriage Records 1854-1904

Probate Naturalization Records 1860-1906

Union County Soldiers Discharge Papers 1861-1899

Union County Children's Home Admittance Records 1884-1907

St. John's Lutheran Church Records (in German) 1846-1947

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Raymond Branch, 21698 Main Street, Raymond, OH 43067 Phone: (937) 246-4795

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