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Crawford County, Michigan Genealogy

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The County was named for William Crawford. The County has Grayling as its seat and the County was created 1840. The County is located in the north central area of the state.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Crawford County, Michigan" in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', ",_Michigan."</ref>
==== Crawford County, Michigan Record Dates ====
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="67" | <center>'''Known Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Crawford County, Michigan . Page 343-351 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}; Alice Eichholz, ed. Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County , and Town Sources, Revised Third ed. (Salt Lake CityProvo, Utah: Ancestry, 19922004), 369346-384349. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27rb 1992</ref></center>
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| width="1614.62%" align="center" | 1879 | width="1614.62%" align="center" | 1887 1878| width="1614.62%" align="center" | 1878 | width="1614.62%" align="center" | 1820 1881| width="1614.62%" align="center" | 1863 | width="1614.2%" align="center" |1879| width="14.62%" align="center" | 18811820|-| colspan="7"| <center>Statewide registration started in 1867 for births and deaths. General compliance by 1915.</center>
==== Neighboring Counties ====
[[Antrim County, Michigan Genealogy|Antrim]] {{•}} [[Kalkaska County, Michigan Genealogy|Kalkaska]] {{•}} [[Missaukee County, Michigan Genealogy|Missaukee]] {{•}} [[Montmorency County, Michigan Genealogy|Montmorency]] {{•}} [[Ogemaw County, Michigan Genealogy|Ogemaw]] {{•}} [[Oscoda County, Michigan Genealogy|Oscoda]] {{•}} [[Otsego County, Michigan Genealogy|Otsego]] {{•}} [[Roscommon County, Michigan Genealogy|Roscommon]] <center>{{MICrawford County, Michigan Clickable Neighbors}}</center>
== Resources ==
{{MI Church Intro}}
*'''1819-1991''' - {{RecordSearch|2787825|Michigan, Church Records, 1819-1991}} at [ FamilySearch] — index
==== Court ====
==== Maps ====
{{MI Neighboring Counties Intro|county={{MI Crawford County}}}}
*[ Family Maps of {{PAGENAME}}] (land patent maps) at ($). Free surname search.
*[ Maps of Michigan (1790-1897)]
===== Civil War =====
Civil War service men from Crawford County served in various regiments. Men often joined a regiment or a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are the military units that were formed in or had many men from Crawford County.  '''''Online Records'''''*{{RecordSearch|3246416|Michigan, Civil War Centennial Observance Commission, Committee on Civil War Grave Registration, Burial Records}} at [ FamilySearch] — index ===== World War I =====
*'''1917-1919''' - {{RecordSearch|3007553|Michigan, Census of World War I Veterans with Card Index, 1917-1919}} at [https:-// FamilySearch] — index
==== Newspapers ====
*'''1585-1945''' - [ Michigan, United States Marriages] at [ FindMyPast] — index $
*'''1820-1937''' - {{RecordSearch|2473289|Michigan, County Marriages Index, 1820-1937}} at [ FamilySearch] — index
*'''1820-1940''' - {{RecordSearch|1810350|Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1940}} at [ FamilySearch] — index and images
*'''1868-1925''' - [ Michigan Marriage Registrations, 1868-1925] -- Free name indexes at [;t=searchable;c=1452395 FamilySearch]. &nbsp;Records include such information as names of bride and groom, date of license, ages, race, residences, birthplaces, occupations and names of the fathers of the bride and groom.
*'''1850-1880''' - {{RecordSearch|2632078|Michigan Mortality Schedules, 1850-1880}} at [ FamilySearch] — index and images
*'''1867-1897''' - [ Michigan Death Registrations, 1867-1897] --&nbsp;<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1236870413453_862" ></span><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1236870413453_263" ></span>&nbsp;Free name indexes and images&nbsp;at&nbsp;[;t=searchable;c=1452402 FamilySearch]. &nbsp;&nbsp;Records include such information as name of deceased, date and place of death, gender, color, marital status, age in years, months and days, disease or apparent cause of death, birthplace, names and occupations of parents, and the date the record was made.
*'''Pre-1897''' (not complete) - [ Michigan State Department of Community Health Genealogical Death Indexing System]<br>
*State death records - [ Seeking Michigan]<br>
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
{{FamilySearch Family History Centers Intro}}
*[[Introduction to Family History Centers]]
== References ==
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