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'''1840--'''Crawford County was created 1 April 1840&nbsp;from Mackinac County.&nbsp; 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 <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1840--'''Crawford County was created 1 April 1840&nbsp;from [[Mackinac_County,_Michigan|Mackinac]] County.&nbsp; 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 <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
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Revision as of 18:49, 9 January 2009

United States > Michigan > Crawford County

County Courthouse

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

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

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