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List of Sheriffs

With their years and location of service. The years may be years elected, or years in office (not necessarily the same), whichever years the source lists.

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List of Sheriffs
FirstLastServiceStateCountyPlaceNotesSrc
Michael 1837NYAlbany Co
Seth A. 1853OHCuyahoga Co
David 1800-1804OHTrumbull Co
George 1681EnglandBedford
Jordan 1825-1828ALAutauga Co
Maurice 1702EnglandBedford
Robert 1722EnglandBedford
Thomas 1651EnglandEssex
Enoch 1853-1866NJHunterdon Co
Bennet R. 1871-1873MDSt Marys Co& 75-77
J. Gerald 1923-1926MDSt Marys Co
Oliff 1859NYWashington Co
Samuel, Jr 1782-1785MDSt Marys Co& 94-97
Ellis 1925-1926PADelaware Co
Lindsay C. 1843-1845INOwen Co
Richard T. 1863-1865INOwen Co& 69-74
G. 1874OHSeneca Co
George D. 1876OHSeneca Co
J. N. 1878-1880OHHocking Co
Jacob 1837NYNew York Co
W. T. 1863-1866OHHocking Co
John S. 1906-1908TNWeakley Co
George E. 1864-1866MIMacomb Co
William 1831WVMonroe CoDeputy
William 1869-1873WVMonroe Co
A. 1858-1860ARIzard Co
Amos 1840NYAlbany Co
B. W. 1924GAFayette Co
Benjamin H. 1910-1912VTOrange Co
Benjamin W. 1843NYSeneca Co
Charles F. 1848-1851PACrawford Co
David Jenifer 1791DENew Castle Co
Earl B. 1950-1953TXShelby Co
Edwin 1860-1862VTGrand Isle Co
Elijah 1855PAGreene Co
Ellsha A. 1858NYEssex Co
G. F. 1837-1838GAJackson Co
Hardin S. 1840-1844MSTunica Co
Henry 1665-1666MDCharles Co
Henry 1844ALCoffee Co
Henry C. 1881-1882INMarion Co
Isaac 1855INWarrick Co
J. M. 1921-1925FLNassau Co
James H. 1889-1891MDCharles Co
James J. 1849ALCherokee Co
John 1825-1830ARIzard Co
John 1850PAVenango Co
L. E. 1903ALCleburne Co
Lemuel 1816NHCoos Co
Levi 1815NYLewis Co
Parmenio 1815NYGenesee Co& 18
Peter C. 1802-1806NYGreene Co& 19-21
Platt 1829-1832NYGreene Co
Richard A. 1906-1914NCAlexander Co& 16-18
Roger 1848DESussex Co
Samuel 1845-1848PANorthampton Co
Thomas M. 1868INSpencer Co
W. H. 1908-1920TXComal Co
William 11678EnglandEssex
Wilson 1892-1894INMonroe Co
Zachariah 1837-1839OHMuskingum Co
G. J. 1899-1907ALMarshall Co
T. N. 1887-1894GATattnall Co
John 1769-1771MDPrince Georges Co
Thomas 1705-1708MDPrince Georges Co
John 1792NYClinton Co
John V. 1910-1912INHendricks Co
Luther 1815NYEssex Co
Hugh 1875-1889VAStafford Co
Hiram 1880ALCullman Co
E. P. 1893-1897OHShelby Co
Pruden 1789NJMorris Co
William S. 1855OHVan Wert Co
William F. 1883-1885MDBaltimore City
William G. 1873-1874ARClay Co
Ingomar W. 1923MDFrederick Co
Earl 1209-1213EnglandEssex
Ira H. 1880ALGeneva Co
Augustus 1867-1869MDBaltimore City& 73-75
John 1870-1878MOCape Girardeau Co
Ernest 1916-1931LAPlaquemines Parish
John E. 1902-1906OHHolmes Co
Richard 1752NYUlster Co
Cyrus 1864OHClark Co& 66
William de 1197EnglandBedford
Louis W. 1870-1874OHPutnam Co
W. D. 1940-1942TNJefferson Co
William B. 1868-1871PABerks Co
John W. 1893-1895MDCharles Co& 07-09
Lemual 1915-1917MDCharles Co
D. F. 1873MSCoahoma Co
George R. 1877MSCoahoma Co
M. S. 1876MSCoahoma Co
W. A. 1882-1884MSCoahoma Co
Charles F. 1837-1841OHMorgan Co
Thomas C. 1870-1872MNStearns Co
William H. 1840-1842OHMedina Co
W. W. 1901-1902NCPender Co
Simon de 1200EnglandMiddlesexLondon
John 1811WVMonroe CoDeputy

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14SheriffsAL, Bullock Co
1SheriffsAL, Macon Co
2SheriffsAL, Tuscaloosa Co
1SheriffsAL, Washington Co
3SheriffsAL, Wilcox Co
20SheriffsAR, Pulaski Co
16SheriffsAR, Yell Co
1SheriffsAZ, Coconino Co
1SheriffsAZ, Maricopa Co
1SheriffsCA, Los Angeles Co
1SheriffsCA, San Joaquin Co
1SheriffsCA, Yuba Co
1SheriffsCT, New Haven Co
536SheriffsEngland, Bedford
434SheriffsEngland, Essex
74SheriffsEngland, Middlesex, London
9SheriffsFL, Bradford Co
26SheriffsFL, Monroe Co
17SheriffsFL, Nassau Co
17SheriffsFL, Santa Rosa Co
26SheriffsFL, Volusia Co
1SheriffsGA, Elbert Co
22SheriffsGA, Newton Co
1SheriffsIA, Jefferson Co
1SheriffsIA, Linn Co
22SheriffsIL, Clark Co
3SheriffsIL, Cook Co
24SheriffsIL, Crawford Co
1SheriffsIL, Franklin Co
30SheriffsIL, Henry Co
1SheriffsIL, Jersey Co
20SheriffsIL, Kane Co
1SheriffsIL, LaSalle Co
1SheriffsIL, Macoupin Co
1SheriffsIL, Marion Co
1SheriffsIL, Marshall Co
1SheriffsIL, Morgan Co
18SheriffsIL, Peoria Co
1SheriffsIL, Sangamon Co
1SheriffsIL, Scott Co
1SheriffsIL, Warren Co
22SheriffsIL, Wayne Co
1SheriffsIL, White Co
20SheriffsIN, Allen Co
28SheriffsIN, Delaware Co
37SheriffsIN, Gibson Co
1SheriffsIN, Harrison Co
50SheriffsIN, Marion Co
31SheriffsIN, Scott Co
40SheriffsIN, Vanderburgh Co
1SheriffsKY, Hart Co
1SheriffsKY, Hickman Co
1SheriffsKY, Leslie Co
1SheriffsKY, Owen Co
1SheriffsKY, Union Co
1SheriffsLA, Iberville Parish
23SheriffsMA, Barnstable Co
15SheriffsMA, Essex Co
25SheriffsMA, Plymouth Co
9SheriffsMA, Suffolk Co
82SheriffsMD, Dorchester Co
1SheriffsME, Cumberland Co
1SheriffsME, Hancock Co
3SheriffsME, Lincoln Co
1SheriffsME, Somerset Co
26SheriffsME, York Co
1SheriffsMI, Gratiot Co
3SheriffsMI, Kalamazoo Co
1SheriffsMI, Kent Co
22SheriffsMI, Macomb Co
1SheriffsMI, Oakland Co
2SheriffsMI, Wayne Co
14SheriffsMN, Anoka Co
19SheriffsMN, Becker Co
22SheriffsMN, St Louis Co
22SheriffsMN, Stearns Co
34SheriffsMO, Cape Girardeau Co
1SheriffsMO, Monroe Co
1SheriffsMO, New Madrid Co
1SheriffsMS, Bolivar Co
1SheriffsMS, Panola Co
22SheriffsNC, Alexander Co
33SheriffsNC, Cabarrus Co
22SheriffsNC, Caldwell Co
21SheriffsNC, Harnett Co
7SheriffsNC, Henderson Co
26SheriffsNC, Iredell Co
34SheriffsNC, Rutherford Co
20SheriffsNC, Transylvania Co
21SheriffsND, Cass Co
16SheriffsND, Eddy Co
1SheriffsNH, Hillsborough Co
1SheriffsNH, Rockingham Co
1SheriffsNJ, Atlantic Co
1SheriffsNJ, Bergen Co
45SheriffsNJ, Burlington Co
35SheriffsNJ, Camden Co
1SheriffsNJ, Cape May Co
4SheriffsNJ, Essex Co
26SheriffsNJ, Hudson Co
1SheriffsNJ, Monmouth Co
2SheriffsNJ, Passaic Co
4SheriffsNJ, Salem Co
57SheriffsNJ, Sussex Co
2SheriffsNJ, Warren Co
1SheriffsNM, Otero Co
1SheriffsNM, Rio Arriba Co
1SheriffsNM, Valencia Co
1SheriffsNY, Nassau Co
54SheriffsNY, Queens Co
15SheriffsNY, Schuyler Co
76SheriffsNY, Suffolk Co
43SheriffsOH, Columbiana Co
36SheriffsOH, Delaware Co
16SheriffsOH, Franklin Co
30SheriffsOH, Greene Co
24SheriffsOH, Guernsey Co
12SheriffsOH, Henry Co
29SheriffsOH, Holmes Co
24SheriffsOH, Jefferson Co
44SheriffsOH, Knox Co
21SheriffsOH, Licking Co
34SheriffsOH, Pickaway Co
33SheriffsOH, Pike Co
2SheriffsOH, Ross Co
37SheriffsOH, Stark Co
20SheriffsOH, Wood Co
13SheriffsOH, Wyandot Co
1SheriffsPA, Allegheny Co
1SheriffsPA, Armstrong Co
17SheriffsPA, Beaver Co
1SheriffsPA, Butler Co
1SheriffsPA, Cambria Co
57SheriffsPA, Delaware Co
1SheriffsPA, Elk Co
11SheriffsPA, Fulton Co
1SheriffsPA, Lancaster Co
29SheriffsPA, Lawrence Co
34SheriffsPA, Lehigh Co
38SheriffsPA, Montgomery Co
68SheriffsPA, Northampton Co
1SheriffsPA, Northumberland Co
1SheriffsPA, Philadelphia Co
30SheriffsPA, Somerset Co
1SheriffsPA, Washington Co
1SheriffsPA, York Co
1SheriffsRI, Newport Co
1SheriffsRI, Providence Co
1SheriffsSC, Barnwell Co
2SheriffsSC, Charleston Co
1SheriffsTN, Bedford Co
21SheriffsTN, Carter Co
31SheriffsTN, Cheatham Co
10SheriffsTN, Cocke Co
38SheriffsTN, Hamilton Co
35SheriffsTN, Jefferson Co
17SheriffsTN, Obion Co
41SheriffsTN, Washington Co
32SheriffsTX, Collin Co
19SheriffsTX, Comal Co
32SheriffsTX, Denton Co
35SheriffsTX, Ellis Co
30SheriffsTX, Fort Bend Co
23SheriffsTX, Galveston Co
32SheriffsTX, Gonzales Co
16SheriffsTX, Gregg Co
35SheriffsTX, Grimes Co
24SheriffsTX, Harris Co
27SheriffsTX, Hood Co
29SheriffsTX, Lamar Co
27SheriffsTX, McLennan Co
32SheriffsTX, Montgomery Co
12SheriffsTX, Randall Co
39SheriffsTX, Shelby Co
28SheriffsTX, Travis Co
52SheriffsTX, Van Zandt Co
17SheriffsVA, Arlington Co
1SheriffsVA, Brunswick Co
1SheriffsVA, Fredericksburg
27SheriffsVA, Grayson Co
21SheriffsVA, Roanoke Co
23SheriffsVT, Bennington Co
26SheriffsVT, Franklin Co
33SheriffsVT, Grand Isle Co
32SheriffsVT, Lamoille Co
49SheriffsVT, Orange Co
28SheriffsVT, Orleans Co
16SheriffsVT, Rutland Co
31SheriffsVT, Washington Co
37SheriffsVT, Windham Co
32SheriffsVT, Windsor Co
30SheriffsWI, Milwaukee Co
1SheriffsWI, Vernon Co, Viroqua
1SheriffsWI, Winnebago Co
21SheriffsWV, Barbour Co
1SheriffsWV, Berkeley Co
1SheriffsWV, Jefferson Co
1SheriffsWV, Tucker Co
16SheriffsWV, Upshur Co
1SheriffsWV, Wood Co

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