The Local History Department has early death records for Scioto County from 1856-1908 on microfilm. The county was not required to record death records prior to 1856. Deaths were not recorded from 1859 to 1866.
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The Local History Department has early wills for Scioto County from 1810-1876 on microfilm. The records have been indexed, and the information from these records can be obtained by contacting Local History.