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[http://www.crawfordco.org/ Crawford County Courthouse]<br>200 W Michigan Ave.<br>Grayling, MI 49738-1746<br>Phone:(989) 348-3200<br>
 
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Crawford County; 200 W Michigan Ave; Grayling, MI 49738-1745; Ph. 517.348.3200 Details: (Formerly Shawano Co. Name changed to Crawford 8 Mar 1843. Attached to Mackinac, Cheboygan, Iosco, Antrim &amp; Kalkaska Cos prior to organization 22 Mar 1879) (Co Clk has b &amp; pro rec from 1879, m, d &amp; div rec from 1878, ct rec from 1881 &amp; land rec from 1863) www.rootsweb.com/~micrawfo/
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 17:07, 20 July 2012

Template:Michigan-stubUnited States > Michigan > Crawford County

County Courthouse

Crawford County Courthouse
200 W Michigan Ave.
Grayling, MI 49738-1746
Phone:(989) 348-3200


Crawford County; 200 W Michigan Ave; Grayling, MI 49738-1745; Ph. 517.348.3200 Details: (Formerly Shawano Co. Name changed to Crawford 8 Mar 1843. Attached to Mackinac, Cheboygan, Iosco, Antrim & Kalkaska Cos prior to organization 22 Mar 1879) (Co Clk has b & pro rec from 1879, m, d & div rec from 1878, ct rec from 1881 & land rec from 1863) www.rootsweb.com/~micrawfo/

History

Parent County

1840--Crawford County was created 1 April 1840 from Mackinac County.  It was formerly Shawano County, until the name was changed to Crawford County 8 March 1843. It was attached to Mackinac, Cheboygan, Iosco, Antrim and Kalkaska Counties prior to organization 22 March 1879. County seat: Grayling [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

  • City: Grayling
  • Villages: none
  • Townships: Bever Creek . Frederic . Grayling . Lovells . Maple Forest . South Branch
  • Communities: none

Neighboring Counties

Antrim | Kalkaska | Missaukee | Montmorency | Ogemaw | Oscoda | Otsego | Roscommon

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

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.

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Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

  • Michigan Birth Registrations, 1867-1902 -- Free name indexes and images at FamilySearch. 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.  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.   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

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

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