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Delta County, Michigan
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Michigan
Location of Michigan in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 9, 1843
County Seat Escanaba
Courthouse
Address Delta County Courthouse]
310 Ludington Street
Escanaba, MI 49829
Phone: (906) 789-5105
Delta County Website


County Courthouse[edit | edit source]


County Clerk has birth, marriage, death,
divorce court, probate and land records 1867. [1]

History[edit | edit source]

Parent County[edit | edit source]

1843--Delta County was created 9 March 1843 from Mackinac County and unorganized territories. It was attached to Mackinac County prior to ogranization 12 March 1861. County seat: Escanaba [2]

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

Places/Localities[edit | edit source]

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

  • Cities: Escanaba . Gladstone
  • Village: Garden
  • Townships: Baldwin . Bark River . Nay de Noc . Brampton . Cornell . Ensign . Escanaba . Fairbanks . Ford River . Garden . Maple Ridge . Masonville . Nahma . Wells
  • Communities: Bark River . Fayette . Garden Cornes . Isabella . Schaffer . Rapid River

Neighboring Counties[edit | edit source]

Alger | Marquette | Menominee | Schoolcraft

Resources[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Church[edit | edit source]

Court[edit | edit source]

Land[edit | edit source]

Local Histories[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

Military[edit | edit source]

Civil War[edit | edit source]

Civil War service men from Delta 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 Delta County.

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Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Probate[edit | edit source]

Taxation[edit | edit source]

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

  • 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.
  • Delta County Death Records, 1867-2010 - index of death records created by the Delta County Genealogical Society. 

Societies and Libraries[edit | edit source]

  • Delta County Historical Society
    P.O. Box 484
    Escanaba, MI 49829

Newsletter: "The Delta Historian"

Box 442
Escanaba, MI 49829

This link takes the researcher to a GENWEB page with several online databases, including births, marriages, cemetery records, the library catalog with entries by ethnicity, surname, etc; probate records, and Civil War records. However, the site is not maintained by the Genealogical Society. Their holdings at the Escanaba City Library include numerous Canadian resources listed according to province, county, then parish, Delta County and Michigan resources, many genealogies, local histories and records, as well as histories, research tools, and other publications for most of the United States, Canada, and several European countries.

Family History Centers[edit | edit source]


Web Sites
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References[edit | edit source]

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Delta County, Michigan page 345, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).