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Genealogy Information . . .


Birth and death records are available from 1867 to 1908. Prior to 1867, no records were recorded in this county. After 1908, the records are maintained at the Board of Health, 205 N. Seventh Street, Zanesville, Ohio 43701.

Will and estate records are available from 1804 to the present.

Marriage license are available from 1804 to the present.

Naturalization records are available for the early 1800s.

Some information might be available through estate records, but this type of research cannot be handled through our Court due to lack of time and personnel UNLESS YOU KNOW THE APPROXIMATE DATE AND EXACT NAMES. We do not check for names of ancestors. You may request information by emailing a request to or mail a request to the Court with a self addressed stamped envelope. The Court will not mail any copies, prior to receiving payment.

If you wish research work done, you may write to the Muskingum County Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 2427, Zanesville, Ohio 43702-2427 and they will furnish you with the names of researchers in this area.