Genealogy & Local History

Questions concerning local history may be sent to meigscty@oplin.org.

The following resources are available in the Pomeroy Library:

Meigs County Census records
1850 - 1880 and 1900
1820 - 1900 available on microfilm
 
 Meigs County Marriage Records
1819 – 1913

Meigs County Death Records
1897 - 1908

Cemetery Records by Township
Bedford, Salisbury, Scipio, Rutland, Olive, Columbia, Orange, Sutton, Chester, Lebanon, Letart and Salem Townships
 
Local Family Histories
Resources compiled by genealogists about Meigs County families
 
Meigs County History Books
Volumes of local history compiled by the Meigs County Historical Society
 
Yearbooks
Pomeroy High School, Middleport High School, Meigs High School, and other county school yearbooks
 

Meigs County Library Newspapers available in our digital collection:
Pomeroy Democrat Weekly - Jan. 3, 1889 - June 19,1919

Pomeroy Leader Weekly - Aug. 1, 1895 - Dec. 27, 1917

Pomeroy Daily Tribune - Jan. 7, 1931-Jan. 17, 1941

Middleport Meigs Co. Herald Weekly - Jan. 3, 1880 - Feb. 23, 1894

Pomeroy Journal Weekly -Jan. 3, 1880 - Dec. 29, 1881 (in German)

Pomeroy Mosquito Weekly - Dec. 7, 1883 - Jan. 2, 1885

Pomeroy Star Spangled Banner Weekly - May 16, 1867 - Aug. 1, 1867

Pomeroy Banner Weekly - Aug. 8 1867 - Dec. 18, 1868

Pomeroy Crescent Weekly  - Jan. 7, 1870 - Dec. 28, 1871

Pomeroy Herald Tribune Weekly - Dec. 12, 1946 - July 8, 1948

Pomeroy Independent - July 3, 1908 - Dec. 21, 1910

Meigs Co. Telegraph - Apr. 17, 1851 - Jan. 30, 1894

Meigs Co. Times - Feb. 7, 1844 - Apr. 3, 1844

Pomeroy Weekly News - Jan. 4, 1911-May 3, 1911

Pomeroy Daily News -May 11, 1911-Aug. 31, 1925

Racine Tribune - Apr. 13, 1887 - Nov. 5, 1890

Pomeroy Tribune Telegraph - Nov. 19, 1890 - Jun. 3, 1943

Middleport Meigs Co. Republican - Mar. 15, 1876 - Dec. 28, 1917

Middleport Meigs Co. News - Jan. 1 - Dec. 31, 1873; Jan. 25 - Mar. 8, 1876; Nov. 22 -
Dec. 20, 1871; Jan. 10 - Dec. 25, 1872

Middleport Meigs Co. Press - Mar. 20, 1867 - Oct. 5, 1870

Pomeroy Sentinel Weekly - Aug. 28, 1941 - Dec. 28, 1944

Pomeroy Daily Sentinel - Feb. 3, 1944 - present

*These newspapers are also available on microfilm, with the exception of the Pomeroy Daily Sentinel after 2009.