Genealogical Resources

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Although the Montgomery County Records Center and Archives has extensive county records, we do not have all the records you might need to complete your genealogical quest. Below are some additional genealogical resources to help you answer those tough questions and break down those brick walls.

Dayton-Metro Library
215 E. 3rd St.
Dayton, OH 45402
937-463-2665 (call for hours)
history@daytonmetrolibrary.org

County histories & maps; Dayton newspapers; Ohio census
1820-1880; Montgomery County census 1820-1920; Births & Deaths
1867-1908; Marriages 1803-1910; Wills 1805-1910; Death schedule
from 1850 - census years only; Naturalization records; City directories;
Obituaries online 1850-1890, 1950, 1985-Current
Montgomery County Vital Statistics
117 S. Main St. - Reibold Bldg 1st Floor
Dayton, OH 45422
937-496-3117 8:30AM - 4:30 PM Mon-Fri 

Birth & Death records 1909-Current
Certificate of Service
Montgomery County Courts Building
41 N. Perry St.
Dayton, OH 45422
937-225-6000 8:30AM - 4:00PM Mon-Fri

Probate records; Divorce records 1950-Current; Marriage records
1960-Current; Wills 1940-Current; Civil cases 1970-Current
Montgomery County Administration Building
451 W. 3rd St.
Dayton, OH 45422
Recorder: 937-225-4275
Auditor: 937-225-4326 

Deed records 1805-Current; Tax records 1984-Current; 
Property tax maps
Wright State University Archives
3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy
Dayton, OH 45435
937-775-2092 (call for hours)

Wright Brother's collection; Local Government records; Manuscripts;
Family histories; Genealogical materials; Miami Valley Genealogical
Society Library; Paul Lawrence Dunbar materials
Archdiocese of Cincinnati
100 E. 8th St. (mailing address)
25 E. 8th St. (physical address)
Cincinnati, OH 45202
1-513-421-3131

Catholic Births & Marriages