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Ohio Prisons & Convicts

Inmates of the Ohio State Penitentiary ~ 1834 - 1875
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Inmates of the Ohio State Penitentiary ~ 1829 - 1883
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Inmates of the Ohio State Penitentiary ~ 1833 - 1849
Meigs County

Meigs County Sherrif's Cash Book 1904-1908
It is apparently a record of the amounts owed to the Sheriff for room and board for the prisoners in his charge.

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Richland County Jail
1920 Index of prisoners

Ohio State Reformatory

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  • List Of Prisoners Brought to the Ohio State Reformatory at Mansfield from the Ohio Penitentiary at Columbus: October 1-15, 1896

    Richland County Jail
    Early history 1883

    Ohio Outlaws & Criminals

    Mike McCluskie
    Also known as "Arthur Delaney" and "Art Donovan". A rough man by anyone's standards.
  • Ohio Court Records

    Richland County Genealogical Court Records
    Probate Jurors Selected For July 6th., 1891 Court

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    Executions in Ohio
    1792 - 1963

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