The following has been adapted from p. 47 in the book ... 
OHIO GENEALOGICAL GUIDE,  by Carol Willsey Bell.
  Published by Bell Books, Youngstown, OH, 6th edition, copyright 1995. 

We wish to thank Mrs. Bell for her consent to use this very helpful data. 
She can be reached at the following address: 10460 N. Palmyra Road, North Jackson OH 44451-9793.

Below is a list (which may be incomplete) of various records which have previously been microfilmed.   The Ohio Historical Society has negative master copies (and could have copies made for purchase) for all of these. However, not all of them are available (as positive film) for viewing in their reading room; and it should be noted that many local genealogy facilities may have copies of specific films available for viewing. [Note: The staff helped us update this with their current list (as of August 2000)  ]  Click here for viewing or ordering information.
The records which are likely to be of most interest to genealogists have been described below. 

COUNTY HOME REGISTERS (Infirmary, Register, List of Inmates, Pauper Register; ORC 5155.07)     Arranged by date of admission.  Shows name, age, case number, and date of birth of patient; date admitted; prior address; condition on admission; and date of discharge or death

Because records terminology can be quite confusing, the researcher may need to ask detailed questions when requesting specific records. We have made an attempt below to indicate those films which we think are these types of registers. But it is best to inquire. Remember to use BOTH film numbers & descriptions when requesting films. [Note the term which seems most ambiguous is "Infirmary Record"; so please ask about that if you are thinking of ordering a film with that title.]

At the link above, they have given brief descriptions of all the categories of poorhouse-related records.

COUNTY   DOCUMENT(S) ON MICROFILM
ATHENS B20827  1 roll *Register of Inmates, 1857-1928
AUGLAIZE B19968  1 roll *Register of Inmates, 1889 -1935
BELMONT B22216  1 roll
B20853  1 roll
Infirmary Record, 1877-1891
*Record of Inmates, 1883 -1930
BUTLER   B22065 - 22070  6 rolls Infirmary Record, 1880 -1913
CHAMPAIGN   B20063  1 roll *Register of Inmates, 1838 -1963
CLARK   B19990  1 roll 
B21898  1 roll 
B21899  1 roll
*Record of Inmates, 1836 -1922
Indenture Record,   1878 -1913
Directors' Minutes, 1893 -1904
CLINTON B21805  1 roll
B21806  1 roll
Directors' Minutes 1836 -1885
Directors' Minutes 1893 -1909
COLUMBIANA B21561  1 roll
B21634  1 roll
Infirmary Record, 1856 -1885
*Register of Inmates, 1834 -1911
DARKE B20017  1 roll *Register of Inmates, 1856 -1951
DEFIANCE  B21355  1 roll (partial)
B21355  1 roll (partial)
Death record, 1886 -1980
*Register of Inmates, 1880 -1980    
FAYETTE B21103  1 roll 
B37317  1 roll (partial)
B37317  1 roll (partial)
B37317  1 roll (partial)


B37317  1 roll (partial)
Infirmary Record, 1885 -1913
Infirmary Record, 1883 -1914
Paupers Record, 1884 -1896 
Poor Record & Account Book, 
                               1897 -1898
Union Township Relief, 1879 -1897
FRANKLIN  B25866-25867    2 rolls

 

B19954-19956    3 rolls

*Register of Inmates, 1867 -1953
Paupers & Criminals, 1859 -1885
Directors' Minutes 1860 - 1899
GALLIA B21374   1 roll
B21810   1 roll

*Register of Inmates, 1877 -1974
Directors' Minutes 1896 -1912
GREENE B20281  1 roll
B21592 (only 1 page)
B21593  1 roll
B21593  1 roll
B21591-21592  2 rolls
*Inmate Record, 1829 -1907
Indenture Record, 1899
Indenture record 1884 - 1886
Outside Relief 1881 - 1891
Directors Minutes 1861 - 1908
GUERNSEY B21031  1 roll
B21928  1 roll
*Inmate record, 1880 -1945
Directors' Minutes 1868 -1
885;
          1910 -1912
HANCOCK B21128  1 roll *Register of Inmates, 1868 -1947
  
HENRY B21339  1 roll *Register, 1870 -1979
HIGHLAND B22269  1 roll Infirmary Record, 1909 -1912
LAWRENCE B21576  1 roll
B22208  1 roll
Infirmary Record, 1888 -1915
*Infirmary Register, 1876 -1930
LICKING B21918  1 roll Infirmary Journal, 1901 -1912
LOGAN B20055  1 roll *Record of Inmates, 1850 -1978
MADISON B20788  1 roll *Record of Inmates, 1868 -1885
MAHONING B20838  1 roll Infirmary Record, 1855 -1859
MARION B22223  1 roll Infirmary Record, 1913 -1924
MEIGS B21883  1 roll *Register, 1871, 1901 -1981
MERCER B19980  1 roll *Record of Inmates, 1888 -1938
MIAMI  B20048  1 roll
B21793  1 roll
*Record of Inmates, 1842 - 1927
Directors Minutes,  1890 -1910
MONROE B22452  1 roll *Infirmary Register, 1855 -1978
MONTGOMERY B19722  1 roll  

B19724 
(may be changed soon)(partial)
Directors Minutes, 1826 -1912

Birth/Death 1886-1969
Inmates 1888 -1892
MUSKINGUM B21854  1 roll Board minutes, 1908, 1912
PERRY B21300  1 roll *Infirmary Record 1853 -1963
PICKAWAY B20693  1 roll County Home Register 
1873 -1965
PIKE B21013  1 roll
B22049  1 roll
*Register of Inmates, 1882 -1938
Directors' Journal 1878 -1917
PORTAGE B21711  1 roll *Register, 1840 -1913
PREBLE B19974  1 roll *Record of Inmates 1838 -1904
PUTNAM B21276  1 roll *Register of Inmates, 1869 -1927
SANDUSKY B20871  1 roll *Register of Inmates. 1882 -1936
SCIOTO B20819  1 roll
B21619  1 roll
*Inmate Register, 1871 -1896
Record of Proceedings, 1909 -1912
SENECA B20909  1 roll Infirmary Record, 1881 -1966
SHELBY  B22104  1 roll
B20010  1 roll
Infirmary Record, 1878  -1918
*Record of Inmates 1866 -1947
TUSCARAWAS B21605  1 roll Minutes 1862 -1878; 1884 -1912
WASHINGTON B21832  1 roll
B21891  1 roll
Directors' Minutes, 1865 -1891;
             1910 -1914
*Infirmary Register, 1836 -1920
WILLIAMS  B21270  1 roll *Register of Inmates, 1874 -1955

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