Clerk of Courts Records

***For cases after the below listed time period contact the Clerk of Courts Office - Courthouse.

COMMON PLEAS COURT APPEARANCE DOCKETS:  Records indexed by plaintiff and defendant will show case number, cause of action, disposition, journal entries and a record book location if applicable. (Divorce Case Index 1953-1969, Criminal Case Index 1872-1970, Civil Case Index 1856-1971; the civil docket has divorces included until 1953).

COMMON PLEAS COURT JOURNALS 1808-1975:  Includes daily court action on cases in civil, divorce and criminal courts.

COMMON PLEAS COURT RECORD BOOKS 1808-1975:  Are exact transcripts of each case. This information is retrievable by using the appearance docket. The early books do not have indexes.

CASE FILES:  CIVIL, CRIMINAL, DOMESTIC, COURT OF APPEALS. Are available in both electronic form and microfilm - depending on the year, starting in the year 1800.   

We are in the process of digitizing most court records for immediate access, as well as creating the permanent microfilm for offsite storage.  Currently we have Criminal Files up to 2008; Civil Files up to 2006, Domestic Files (Divorces/Dissolutions) up through 1996, and Court of Appeal files up to 1995; all readily available for public access. 


NATURALIZATION RECORDS: Naturaliazations through 1930. 

ADDITIONAL RECORDS MAINTAINED BY THE RECORDS CENTER & ARCHIVES

Alimony Record 1928 – 1960
Alimony and Support 1967 - 1968
Appearance Docket Index A - Z
Appearance Docket 1856 - 1989
Appearance Docket Domestic Relations 1912 - 1995
Circuit Court Appearance Docket 1882 - 1912
Circuit Court Cases 1901 - 1905
Circuit Court Journal 1895 - 1912
Circuit Court Record 1887 - 1912
Circuit Court Restored Records 1903
Civil Cases Microfilm 1826 – 1996
Civil Cases Files 1997 – 2004
Divorces Microfilm 1978 – 1987
Divorces Files 1987 – 1991
Dissolution 1979 - 1992
Court of Appeals Journal 1913 - 1983
Court of Appeals Record 1917 - 1936
Common Pleas Index A-Z
Common Pleas Journal 1808 - 1920
Common Pleas Record 1819 - 1915
Common Pleas Cases 1896 - 1897, 1905, 1907
Execution Docket 1849 - 1882
District Court Record 1853 – 1887
General Index Record Book Common Pleas 1912 – 1920, 1928 – 1931, 1932 - 1933
Index to Pending Suits 1878
Index to Pending Suits & Living Judgments 1890-1977
Judgment Index Direct 1898
Judgment Index Reverse 1989
Criminal Docket 1869 - 1932
Criminal Docket 1932 – 1952
Criminal Docket Cases 1-218  1950 - 1957
Criminal Trial Docket 1894-1899
Criminal Journal 1885
Criminal Record 1883 - 1931
Criminal Files Microfilm 1893-1983
Criminal Files 1984-2005
Judgment Lien Docket # 1 – 45 1935 - 1984 and #46 - #94
JLD Index 1959
Creditor Index to JLD 1961
Debtor Index to JLD 1962 - 1979
Delinquent Land Docket 1982
Delinquent Land Tax 1979 - 1995
Index to Naturalization 1906 - 1975
Alien Docket 1855 - 1877
Naturalization Record Aliens and Minors 1868-1906
Naturalization Intentions #4606 - #8600
Naturalization Petition #1 - #11,227
Petition and Record Naturalization #1 - #2811
Praecipe Docket 1975 – 1988
Jury Book 1922 – 1935
Juror’s Names 1935 – 1966
Justice of the Peace Cash Book 1956
Justice Oaths 1863 - 1957
Justice of Peace Cash Book 1950 - 1957
Court Docket-Oct. Term 1987
Court Docket March Term 1808
Court Docket July Term 1820
Index to Court Docket-April Term 1897
Trial Docket Civil Court 1836 – 1839
Court of Appeals-Feb. 1913 and 1928
District Court Index 1867 – 1899
Registration of Charitable organizations 1955 - 1971
Settlement of Wrongful Death 1927 - 1948
Witness Book 1850 – 1857 and 1856 - 1989
Witness Book-Civil 1930 – 1933 and 1944 – 1948
Witness Book-Domestic 1953 – 1969
Witness Book-State 1981 - 1986