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  • Earl Ray Smith (1896 - 1979)
  • Bessie Gertrude Singrey (1903 - 1925)
  • Henry J. Haldeman, (USA) (1822 - 1889)
    Son of Jacob and Anna Maria (Minech) Haldeman. Married Lydia Ann Ettinger Apr. 25, 1844 in Richland Co., Ohio. Parents of Elah, Ann Mary Catherine, Wesley William, Amanda Amelia, Reuben Josiah, Daniel ...
  • Jacob G. Haldeman (1816 - 1899)
    Son of Jacob and Anna Maria (Minech) Haldeman. Married Mary Ann Cook on Dec 27, 1842 in Richland Co., Ohio. Parents of Rebecca, Eliza, Harriett, Barbara Ann, Mary, Sarah Elizabeth, Franklin Harter and ...
  • Rev. Christian M. Haldeman, (USA) (1819 - 1895)
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Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Morrow County, Ohio.

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The county was organized in 1848 from parts of four neighboring counties and named for Jeremiah Morrow who was the Governor of Ohio from 1822 to 1826. Shawnee people used the area for hunting purposes before white settlers arrived in the early 19th century.

Points of Interest

  • The World War I Victory Shaft, unique in the United States, is located in the center of downtown Mount Gilead.
  • Mount Gilead State Park
  • Amish farms and businesses near Johnsville and Chesterville
  • The Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course near Steam Corners
  • The rolling Allegheny foothills of eastern Morrow County
  • The birthplace of President Warren G. Harding near Blooming Grove
  • The former Ohio Central College in Iberia
  • The early 19th-century architecture of buildings in Chesterville
  • The Revolutionary War Soldiers' Memorial in Mount Gilead
  • The Civil War monument in Cardington
  • The mid-19th-century architecture of the Morrow County Courthouse and Old Jail in Mount Gilead

Adjacent Counties

Cities & Villages

  • Cardington
  • Chesterville
  • Edison
  • Fulton
  • Galion (part)
  • Marengo
  • Mount Gilead (County Seat)
  • Sparta

Other Townships & Communities: Bennington, Bloomfield, Blooming Grove, Canaan, Candlewood Lake, Chester, Climax, Congress, Denmark, Fargo, Franklin, Gilead, Harmony, Hidden Lakes, Iberia, Johnsville, Jugs Corners, Lincoln, North Bloomfield, North Woodbury, Pagetown, Perry, Peru, Pulaskiville, Russell, Saint James, Shawtown, Shauck, South Bloomfield, South Woodbury, Steam Corners, Troy, Vails Corners, Washington, West Liberty, West Point, Westfield and Williamsport



Nat'l Reg. of Hist. Places