Do you have an older home? Do you want to learn more about its history? If so, see below for online and other sources for researching North Olmsted homes.
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Deeds and Property Information
Deeds and other recorded documents: 1810 to present
Current property description; historical information; ownership from 1975 to present
Cleveland Historic Maps (Stitched) for selected years from 1852 to 2013
1852 (Blackmore), 1858 (Cuyahoga County with Insets), 1874 (Cuyahoga County), 1881 (Hopkins Cleveland Atlas), 1892 (Cuyahoga County and Cleveland Atlas), 1898 (Cleveland and Suburbs Atlases)
Just type full address including city and state in search box
4. Google Maps
1. Ancestry.com (pay site)
Types of records available: census records; city directories; real and personal property tax records; immigration records including passenger lists and naturalization records; military records including WWI and WWII draft registrations; marriage records; social security death index; family trees; etc.
2. Cuyahoga County Probate Court – Marriage Records (Index only)
3. Cleveland Public Library Necrology File (Deaths)
4. North Olmsted Building Department records
City Directories; Deeds; Plat Maps; Tax Records; Birth Records; Marriage Records; Election Records; Naturalization Records; Court Records; Etc.
Local newspapers and many family collections.
Extensive manuscript and photograph collections, but pricey reproduction fees.
4. Berea Historical Society – Local newspaper collection.
2. Cuyahoga County Public Libraries: North Olmsted, Fairview Regional, and Olmsted Falls Branch Libraries: see Local History Collections
3. Cleveland State University Library – History books (2nd floor) and Special Collections (3rd floor)
North Olmsted First Families
The Olmsted Historical Society presents North Olmsted First Families, a family tree on Ancestry.com, the ascendants and descendants of the first settlers. If you have an Ancestry.com membership, it is a public tree. At the North Olmsted Library, use your library card to log into the network and use the Library edition for free. Log in to the computer with your Library ID, password is “guest.”
Note: This tree is still a work in progress. For any questions or concerns, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or @OHSGenealogy on Twitter.