Greater Cleveland
Genealogical Research



Barbarowa Genealogy Pages
History of this Near West Side neighborhood, family trees, photos, and much more.

Cemeteries in Greater Cleveland
Information, links, and maps to 9 city-owned cemeteries, along with some name index databases, and links to 7 other area cemeteries.
Census Online
Links to Ohio online census records, by year or county.
Cleveland Cartography
Information about and links to historical and contemporary maps, plus much more.

Cleveland City Directory for the years 1837 and 1838
East side of the Cuyahoga River only (west side was called Ohio City).  Heads of households, places of business, and more.
Everything Cleveland. Access to The Plain Dealer death notices and obituary archives.
Cleveland Digital Library
Virtual Cleveland History. Digital collection of texts, maps, and images concerning the history of greater Cleveland and the Western Reserve region of northeastern Ohio. Supported and maintained by Special Collections in the Cleveland State University Library.
Cleveland, Ohio Pastors and Their Churches
Cross-referenced alphabetical lists of pastors and churches with pastors' dates.
Cleveland Necrology File
Search death notices online, 1850-1975.
Cuyahoga County Archives
Records of Interest. Listing of data available for viewing or ordering using their online form, email, FAX or regular mail. No research fee, 39 copies or less are free, 40 or more copies are just 3� each (plus additional postage, if required).
Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court
Searchable database of civil and criminal case information by case or name.
Cuyahoga County Marriage Volumes vs. Years
Chart for defining years of marriage with corresponding volume numbers from the Cuyahoga County Probate Court Historical Marriage License Index. Volume 1-1016, Years 1810-April 1998.
Cuyahoga County OHGenWeb Project
Links to local genealogical Websites, registered surnames index, query index, and researchers' profiles.
Cuyahoga County, Ohio, Genealogy and History (CAGG)
Transcript of births recorded at Lakewood City Hall 1882-1908; cemetery transcriptions; abstracts of the 1930 U.S. census; Churches and Clergy; Probate Court Deaths 1867-1890; German research assistance and tips; Naturalization Card Index and Alien Docket Index.
Cuyahoga County Probate Court General Index
Public Access Search for past or pending estate administration, marriage license applications May 1998 to present, and other probate records.
Cuyahoga County Probate Court Historical Marriage License Index
Searchable database of marriage license applications 1810-April 1998.
Cuyahoga County Recorder's Office
Documents filed of record from 1810 to present.  Searchable database and online document viewing.
Cleveland, Ohio 1900 City Directory.

Donauschwaben's German-American Cultural Center
Formerly the Society of Danube-Swabians, established as a member organization of the Banater Club, Cleveland, Ohio.

FAQ for Research in Cuyahoga County
Topics and links to frequently asked questions regarding genealogical research.
Ohio Footsteps
USGenWeb Archives. Mailing list for submission only (no queries) of original Ohio source material (wills, deeds, bible records, tax lists, cemetery files, pension applications, obituaries, old letters, marriage lists, etc.). Includes a link to records submission forms.
Ohio City
Cleveland's Historic Neighborhood. Information, pictures and links about the Near West Side.
Ohio Mailing Lists
Search or browse the RootsWeb archives of the OHCUYAHO-L, OH-CLEVE-CEMETERIES-L, and OH-CLEVELAND-SLOVAK-GERMAN-L mailing lists.
Public Records Directory. Free locator and directory to Ohio city, county, and regional resources.
The Greater Cleveland Genealogical Society
A nonprofit organization for the purpose of creating and building interest in preserving and collecting historical and genealogical records of Cleveland and related areas of Ohio; locating, cataloguing, and preserving genealogical records; publishing and circulating literature; encouraging and promoting an active interest in genealogical research. Links to abstracts of the 1900 census transcriptions for Cuyahoga County and Ohio. (Mostly membership oriented.)
The OHGenWeb Project
Links to all 88 County Coordinators and other helpful Ohio sites.
The Ohio Historical Society
A nonprofit organization created " promote a knowledge of archaeology and history, especially in Ohio." Archives/Library includes a searchable database of the Ohio Death Certificate Index , 1913-1935 and 1936-1944.

Western Reserve Historical Society:
Founded in 1867 to preserve and present the history of all of the people of northeast Ohio, now the largest privately supported regional historical society in the nation.  Events, programs, education, collections, exhibitions, and research services.

1907 Voter Registration Index
Searchable database for abstracts of voter registration records in Cuyahoga County.

Seminars and classes; Profile of Collections includes United States Federal Population Schedules from 1790 through 1930 (on microfilm), family histories, military records, and much more; downloadable 5 generation Pedigree Chart (requires Adobe Acrobat).



Holl, Krueger, Bockmüller, Tabar and Gunnesch Families
RootsWeb WorldConnect Project family tree containing more than 11,000 individuals with ties to Cleveland!

History and data regarding the village of Deutsch-Zerne, Hungary n/k/a Srpska Crnja, Serbia, its Donauschwaben settlers and their descendants, many of whom immigrated to Cleveland. Includes family and village photographs, detailed maps, discussion forum, FHL record database, and much, much more!


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