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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
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'''1829--'''Branch County was created 29 October 1829&nbsp;from [[Lenawee_County,_Michigan|Lenawee]] County and unorganized territory. It was attached to St. Joseph County prior to organization 1 March 1833.<br>'''County seat:''' Coldwater <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1829--'''Branch County was created 29 October 1829&nbsp;from [[Lenawee County, Michigan|Lenawee]] County and unorganized territory. It was attached to St. Joseph County prior to organization 1 March 1833.<br>'''County seat:''' Coldwater <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Calhoun_County,_Michigan|Calhoun]]
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*[[Calhoun County, Michigan|Calhoun]]  
*[[Hillsdale_County,_Michigan|Hillsdale]]
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*[[Hillsdale County, Michigan|Hillsdale]]  
*[[Kalamazoo_County,_Michigan|Kalamazoo]]
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*[[Kalamazoo County, Michigan|Kalamazoo]]  
*[[LaGrange_County,_Indiana|Lagrange County, Indiana]]
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*[[LaGrange County, Indiana|Lagrange County, Indiana]]  
*[[St._Joseph_County,_Michigan|St. Joseph]]
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*[[St. Joseph County, Michigan|St. Joseph]]  
*[[Steuben_County,_Indiana|Steuben County, Indiana]]
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*[[Steuben County, Indiana|Steuben County, Indiana]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
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*Birth Records Table [http://alcona.org/home/aspx/ Alcona County Genealogical Society]Free membership with registration.  
 
*Birth Records Table [http://alcona.org/home/aspx/ Alcona County Genealogical Society]Free membership with registration.  
 
*Marriage Records Table [http://alcona.org/home/aspx/ Alcona County Genealogical Society]Free membership with registration.  
 
*Marriage Records Table [http://alcona.org/home/aspx/ Alcona County Genealogical Society]Free membership with registration.  
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=199630&subject_disp=Michigan%2C+Branch&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]<br>
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=199630&subject_disp=Michigan%2C+Branch&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]<br>  
 
*[http://branch.migenweb.net/ The Branch County MIGenWeb Project], an member of [[MIGenWeb|The MIGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].
 
*[http://branch.migenweb.net/ The Branch County MIGenWeb Project], an member of [[MIGenWeb|The MIGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].
  
 
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[[Category:Branch_County,_Michigan]]
 
[[Category:Branch_County,_Michigan]]

Revision as of 05:06, 26 August 2010

Template:Michigan-stubUnited States > Michigan > Branch County

County Courthouse

History

Branch County is near the middle of the state near the border of Indiana and Illinois, and largely borders Indiana.  The county includes the communities of Coldwater, Kinderhook, and numerous other small towns.

Parent County

1829--Branch County was created 29 October 1829 from Lenawee County and unorganized territory. It was attached to St. Joseph County prior to organization 1 March 1833.
County seat: Coldwater [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

  • Michigan Birth Registrations, 1867-1902 -- Free name indexes and images at FamilySearch - Pilot. Records include such information as name of child, birthdate and place, if still-born, illegitimate or twin, gender, race and record number.
  • Michigan Marriage Registrations, 1868-1925 -- Free name indexes at FamilySearch - Pilot.  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.
  • Michigan Death Registrations, 1867-1897  Free name indexes and images at FamilySearch - Pilot.   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.

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).