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Local Records

Records of genealogical value can be scattered throughout a community. This treasure hunt can add some fun and frustration to your research efforts. Listed below are some documents, links to online records and contact information for other repositories of local records.

Local RecordsPDF
Cemetery Records of Summit County Research Guide
Summit County Veterans’ Burials Card File Collection
Edwin Shaw Hospital - Briar Hill Cemetery Records Collection
Mount Peace Cemetery, Akron, Ohio - Interment Records, 1880-1916  
• Full data listed by name
• Brief listing by section number
Springfield Township Cemetery Transcriptions
St. Vincent Cemetery Transcriptions
Summit County Index to Ohio State Penitentiary Prisoner Registers, 1840-1938
Summit County Naturalization Records from the Summit County Clerk of Courts  
Ohio Death Certificates (1908-1953) from Family Search  
Ohio Death Certificates (1954-1970) from Ohio History Connection  
Maps and Atlases of Akron and Summit County from Summit Memory's Online Map Room  
Cunningham Funeral Home records, 1906-1947 from FamilySearch  
Glendale Cemetery burial records, 1828-1958 from FamilySearch  

Contact information for other Records and Research Facilities can be found on our Records and Research Facilities PDF .