Hamilton County, Ohio Death Records 1874-1877, Volume III - Lois E. Hughes. Prior to 1865, deaths were not registered in Hamilton County, and death certificates were not issued until 1908. This massive two-volume set includes approximately 20,000 records copied from the Hamilton County, Ohio, death registers received from probate court. All pertinent information in the death registers is recorded here. Due to the fragile condition of these registers, which were held in the Archives and Rare Books Department of the University of Cincinnati Libraries, they will not be available to the public and photocopies cannot be made; however, department staff will check registers if researchers have questions.Data in these volumes includes names of the deceased listed alphabetically, death date, age, color, marital status, cause of death, occupation when known, last residence, length of residence, previous residence in some cases, physician, undertaker, and interment. Also included is a glossary of medical terminology to aid researcher in understanding the cause of death. (1993), 2014, 8½x11, paper, alphabetical, 2 volumes.