Books for sale by the
Shelby County Genealogical Society
Book orders/Inquries should be sent to:
SCGS
c/o Gene & Betty Wolfe
5670 Knoop-Johnston Rd.
Sidney, Ohio  45365
The list is current as of June 2007.  Please check with the Society for the current price of books. 
Inquiries should be sent by U.S. Mail and only those letters enclosing a S.A.S.E. will be answered.
 

 
New Books July 2008

Register of Deaths...Reported to Bd. of Health, Shelby Co., Ohio 1890-1908 ; 536 deaths in Sidney, not buried in Graceland Cem, many buried outside of Shelby Co., some outside Ohio, some not known to be recorded elsewhere.
  26 pages, soft cover.

Newspaper Deaths 1931-1940...Index to obituaries and death notices in the Sidney Daily News and the Shelby County Democrat (except letters A-D).
160 pages, pressed board cover.


Newspaper Deaths 1941-1947...Index to obituaries and death notices in the Sidney Daily News.
179 pages, pressed board cover.


Newspaper Deaths 1948-1954...Index to obituaries and death notices in the Sidney Daily News and the Shelby County Democrat..
188 pages, pressed board cover.



Miscellaneous

Shelby County Land Tax 1821 & Sale of Land for Taxes 1822-1829.....contains New Entries for Taxation Chargeable 1821; Duplicate of Land Tax 1821; Land Delinquent 1821; Record of Sale of Land for Taxes 1822-1829.
25 pages, softbound.

Shelby County, Ohio Board of Equalization 1846-1870.....list of who made complaints of assessor's valuation of their lands & town lots.  Index of over 430 surnames.
52 pages, softbound.

Shelby County, Ohio Newspaper Items....abstracts from local newspapers 1830-1875.  Index of over 400 surnames.
30 pages, softbound.

1870 Shelby County, Ohio Census Index....5518 entries from 1870 Federal Census.
53 pages, softbound.

Divorce Actions of Shelby County, Ohio 1819-1900....pertinent info of 398 cases of divorce from Common Pleas Court Minute Books & Newspaper items.
23 pages, softbound.

Maps of Shelby County, Ohio 1875 1900 ca 1910.....township maps for each year mentioned.  Names on map indicate owner of land.
43 pages, softbound.

Shelby County, Ohio Ministers 1852-1928....Names & church denomination of ministers in Shelby County licensed to perform marriages.
34 pages, softbound.

Mother's Pension & Docket Record....181 entries of Shelby County Mothers asking for a pension to help  care for their minor children 1915-1932.
11 pages, softbound.

Pemberton, Ohio 1852-2002...History of town includes info of churches, schools, merchants, residents, early town activities, etc.
86 pages, softbound.

Index to Pemberton , Ohio (History)...(2003) Index, 1200+ names in above book. 

Church of Christ, Port Jefferson, Ohio, First Records, 1873-1903
38 pages, softbound
 

Index to Shelbyana, Issues 1-100, 1979-2004
93 pages, pressed board cover
 


Schools

Shelby County One-Room Schools....info of schools (one-room to current).  Names of students & teachers in early schools (when identified).
226 pages, pressed board cover.

Index to Shelby County One-Room Schools....an index of 4,000 names of pupils & teachers mentioned in the above book.  A great aid in finding a certain name.
40 pages, softbound.

Shelby County, Ohio One-Room Schools Book 2....additional infromation of school, teachers, pupils, etc.  Surname index of over 1000 names.
142 pages, pressed board cover.

Shelby County Teachers Institute Record Book 1880-1913....info abstracted from original book includes name of officers elected, instructers & subjects they taught, those attending (sometimes giving town lived in but usually NOT the school in which they taught) & report of expenses.  NOT indexed.
113 pages, pressed board cover.


Homes

Shelby County Children's Home Sidney, Ohio....info of Home 1892-1974.  List of superintendents & matrons; known employees; children who resided there.
66 pages, softbound.

Shelby County Infirmary Index of Inmates Sidney, Ohio 1866-1883....Names, dates, occupation, etc. copied from microfilm of original ledger.
28 pages, softbound.


Common Pleas & Probate

Executors & Administrators Common Pleas Shelby County, Ohio 1824-1842....Names dec'd, heirs & exec.  Index of over 390 surnames.
15 pages, softbound.

Executors & Administrators Common Pleas Shelby County, Ohio 1847-1853....Names dec'd, heirs & exec.  Index of over 390 surnames.
17 pages, softbound.

Complete Record No. 2 Probate court Shelby County, Ohio 1860-1866....Petitions to sell land.  Names dec'd, heirs & exec.  Index of over 360 surnames.
20 pages, softbound.

Complete Record of Land Sales Shelby County, Ohio 1852-1862....Petitions to sell land.  Names dec'd, heirs & exec.  Index of 400 surnames.
22 pages, softbound.

Shelby County, Ohio Will Abstracts Book 1.....abstracted from Probate Court records.  Published in SHELBYANA issues 1-28.  Index of over 1100 surnames.
59 pages, softbound.

  Shelby County, Ohio Will Abstracts Book 2....abstracted from Probate Court records.  Published in SHELBYANA issues 29-46.  Index of over 900 surnames.
44 pages, softbound.


Vital Statistics

Shelby County, Ohio Birth Records Book 1 1867-1880....6677 records of births alphabetical by child's surname & index of 523 "other surnames".
185 pages, pressed board cover.

Shelby County, Ohio Birth Records Book 2 1880-1890....5035 records of births alphabetical  by child's surname & index of 5073 "other names".
147 pages, pressed board cover.

Shelby County, Ohio Birth Records Book 3...over 6700 birth records alphabetical by child's surname & index of "other surnames".
145 pages, pressed board cover.

Shelby County, Ohio Birth Records Book 4...over 2000 births alphabetical by child's surname & index to "other surnames". 
46 pages, softbound.

Shelby County, Ohio Unrecorded or Delayed Birth Records Book 1...(births 1882-1943)
19 pages, softbound.

Methodist Episcopal Church of Port Jefferson, Pemberton, Maplewood, Rum Creek... 1903-1916.  Members, baptisms, marriages, funerals etc. of four-church circuit.
73 pages, pressed board cover.

Death Records Shelby County, Ohio Book 1 1867-1881....2,940 deaths alphabetical by surname.  Index of "other surnames".
79 pages, pressed board cover.

Death Records Shelby County, Ohio Book 2 1882-1890....1,930 deaths alphabetical by surname.  Index of "other surnames".
59 pages, softbound.

Death Records Shelby County, Ohio Book 3 1890-1904....All information of Probate Court Death Records Book 3. Some information contained in the book is: name of deceased; place born; occupation; date of death; place of death; cause of death; place of residence; sex; color; age at death.
83 pages, pressed board cover.

Death Records Shelby County, Ohio Book 4 1904-1908...917 deaths alphabetical by surname.  Index of "other surnames".
51 pages, softbound.

Shelby County Marriages January 1899-JUNE 1904.....From Marriage Book 9.  lists names & ages of bride & groom; names of parents; date of marriage; who performed marriage & page recorded on. Also has index of brides.
88 pages, pressed board cover.

Shelby County Marriages June 1904-June 1910 ... From Marriage Book 10. Contains same inforamtion as listed for above Marriage Books.
93 pages, pressed board cover.

Shelby County Marriages June 1910-October 1915...From Marriage Book II.  Contains same inforamtion as listed for above Marriage Books.
117 pages, pressed board cover.
 

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