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Birth & Death Records

Birth and Death Records were not required by law until 1867.

Birth  and Death records  for 1867  to 19 Dec 1908 are held by the County Probate Office

Scioto County  Probate Court
602 7th Street
Portsmouth, Ohio 45662-3998
Phone (740)355-8290

Birth and Death Certificates became law 20 Dec 1908

Certificates are held by  the Scioto County Health Department  and The Ohio Department of Health.

Scioto County Health Department
602 Seventh St., Room 210
Portsmouth OH 45662
(740) 354-3241

Ohio Department of Health
Division of Vital Statistics
PO Box 15098
Columbus, OH 43215-0098
(614 ) 466-2531

 City of Portsmouth Vital Statistics holds certificates  for 1908/1909 onwards for the City of Portsmouth.

Fees change without notice so  please check websites for costs.


Additional Resources

Ohio Death Certificate Index
1913-1944  Requires a fee

Ohio Death Certificates 1909 - 1953 and much, much more.