When researching death records in Ottawa Co., OH you have two places to locate the records. For certified copies the best place is to go to the courthouse in Port Clinton. The second place for not certified records is at the archives in Bowling Green.
The courthouse has all the death recorded death records in the county from 1869 to current. Please sure to have a good idea of the date prior to your visit. Limited access is granted for those records in the past seventy five years. Exceptions are proof of relationship.
The archives in Bowling Green has the death records from 1869 to 1908. These records are on microfilm.
In the case of both record sources be sure to make copies. Verification and proof are key to a excellent genealogy.
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