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From: "Debbie Mayes" <>
Subject: Re: [APG] Suggestions - Local Records to be Destroyed
Date: Wed, 13 Aug 2008 16:07:14 -0400
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Ohio has regional archives for each section of the state. The website for
them is: http://homepages.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~maggieoh/ohionet.html .

Debbie Mayes
----- Original Message -----
From: "Elissa Scalise Powell, CG" <>
To: <>
Sent: Wednesday, August 13, 2008 11:43 AM
Subject: Re: [APG] Suggestions - Local Records to be Destroyed


> Cheryl,
> In Ohio are there not regional archival designated universities? I
> remember reading some such in passing. Yours might be something like
> University of Akron or Case Western Reserve. Worth checking into.
>
> Don't these folks know that microfilms are not always done clearly? And it
> always happens that the critical document I need is the one that is
> blurry?
>
> Best,
> Elissa with ancestors from Wayne County, Ohio
>
> Elissa Scalise Powell, CG
> www.PowellGenealogy.com
> CG and Certified Genealogist are Service Marks of the Board for
> Certification of Genealogists used under license after periodic
> evaluations by the Board.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dee Dee King, Certified Genealogist
> Sent: Wednesday, August 13, 2008 10:46 AM
>
> The Ohio Genealogy Society is building a new facility soon. They have
> other collections and might be interested.
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Stephen Yautz / SMY Historical Services" <>
>
> You might want to check with the Ohio Historical Society Archives (which,
> apparently, by state law, is the archives for the State of Ohio).
>
> http://www.ohiohistory.org/resource/statearc/
>
> If they cannot take the records, perhaps they can assist you in finding a
> new home them.
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Cheryl Brown Abernathy
> Sent: Wednesday, August 13, 2008 9:59 AM
>
> I could use some advise please. It has come to my attention that the
> Probate
> Court here in Wayne County, Ohio is going to destroy early probate files.
> They have been filmed. They have been stored, I believe, at the County
> Administration Building; however, the County Administrator has said they
> have got to go. The local historical society and library have both said
> they
> have no place to store them, so they won't take them. The court evidently
> won't let them go to a private party for storage.
>
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