Warren County Genealogical Society
Warren County, Ohio
Chapter of Ohio Genealogical Society
Court Records


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This page contains information about the Court Records of Warren County, Ohio that the Warren County Genealogical Society has available for your use. Warren County has kept detailed court records and has excellent research facilities to search for these records.  The records provide glimpses into the lives of our ancestors left behind in their paper trails.  Court records include information about probate, estates, mental illnesses, adoptions, domestic relations such as divorces and child custody cases, juvenile cases such as those offenses concerning children, common pleas records including civil and criminal cases, lawsuits for personal injury, property damage, contracts and wrongful deaths, traffic and minor offense cases and other such situations.  WCGS has indexed many of these records.   If you are searching for Court records and need copies or help, please contact our research department and we will assist you in finding what you need.


Cases at Specific Courts

Record Types


Basic Structure of County Government -- pdf file by Warren County. 

Current Elected Warren County Officials

History of Warren County Elected Officials



Other Warren County Court Record Office Websites

Probate Court Records for Warren County generally include: marriage records, death records 1867-1908; birth records 1867-1908; index to estates; wills; intestate cases; guardianships; minister's licenses, adoptions and naturalizations (which are sometimes also filed in the Common Pleas Court).

Common Pleas Court Records for Warren County generally include: court journals & minutes; chancery or partition records; supreme court records; appearance dockets; civil index direct & indirect, miscellaneous other records, final records, and divorces. 

Recorder's Office records for Warren County generally include: quit claim deeds; deed of degree; administrator or executor deeds; warranty deeds; deeds of gift; power of attorney; deed of mortgage; deed of agreement; indexes; patent deeds; and an abstract index. 


Quick Links to Court Record Indexes

Adoptions (Abstracts from Probate Court, 1856-1917)

Apprenticeship records (1824-1832 & 1864-1867)

Chancery Court Records (1824-1851, abstracts from Common Pleas Court Chancery Record Books 1-14)
Chancery Court Records (1852-1882, index from Probate Court Chancery Records)
Divorce Records
(1803-1900 Abstracts from Common Pleas Court)

Guardianships (1803-1916 Abstracts from Probate Court)

Lunacy Records (1904-1913, Lunacy Record Book #1)

Naturalizations (1821-1925, Abstracts from Probate & Common Pleas Court)

Probate Court Records (1803-1936, index to Probate Court Records)

Wills & Estates (1803-1931, Abstracts from Probate Court)

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This page was last updated on November 17, 2016