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Delta County, Michigan Genealogy

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County CourthouseEdit

Delta County Courthouse
310 Ludington Street
Escanaba, MI 49829
Phone: (906) 789-5105

HistoryEdit

Parent CountyEdit

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 [1]

Boundary ChangesEdit

Record LossEdit

Places/LocalitiesEdit

Populated PlacesEdit

  • 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 CountiesEdit

Alger | Marquette | Menominee | Schoolcraft

ResourcesEdit

CemeteriesEdit

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Local HistoriesEdit

MapsEdit

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NewspapersEdit

ProbateEdit

TaxationEdit

Vital RecordsEdit

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

Societies and LibrariesEdit

  • 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 CentersEdit


Web Sites
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ReferencesEdit

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