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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
[http://www.co.emmet.mi.us/history.htm#courthouse Emmet County Courthouse] <br>
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200 Division St. <br>
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[http://www.co.emmet.mi.us/history.htm#courthouse Emmet County Courthouse] <br>200 Division St. <br>Petoskey, MI 49770 <br>Telephone: (616) 348-1744  
Petoskey, MI 49770 <br>
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Telephone: (616) 348-1744
 
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1840--'''Emmet County was created 1 April 1840&nbsp;from [[Mackinac_County,_Michigan|Mackinac]] County. It was formerly named Tonedagana County, until the name changed to Emmet County 8 March 1843. It was attached to Mackinac County prior to ogranization 29 January 1853. '''County seat:''' Petoskey <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1840--'''Emmet County was created 1 April 1840&nbsp;from [[Mackinac County, Michigan|Mackinac]] County. It was formerly named Tonedagana County, until the name changed to Emmet County 8 March 1843. It was attached to Mackinac County prior to ogranization 29 January 1853. '''County seat:''' Petoskey <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
*[http://www.co.emmet.mi.us/history.htm#history The History of Emmet County] begins with the [http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/tribes/ottawa/ottawahist.htm Ottawa Indians], includes the French and British then was named after an Irish patriot.  
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*[http://www.co.emmet.mi.us/history.htm#history The History of Emmet County] begins with the [http://www.accessgenealogy.com/native/tribes/ottawa/ottawahist.htm Ottawa Indians], includes the French and British then was named after an Irish patriot.
  
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Charlevoix_County,_Michigan|Charlevoix]]
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*[[Charlevoix County, Michigan|Charlevoix]]  
*[[Cheboygan_County,_Michigan|Cheboygan]]
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*[[Cheboygan County, Michigan|Cheboygan]]  
*[[Mackinac_County,_Michigan|Mackinac]]
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*[[Mackinac County, Michigan|Mackinac]]
  
 
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Revision as of 15:34, 26 August 2010

Template:Michigan-stub United States  > Michigan > Emmet County

County Courthouse

Emmet County Courthouse
200 Division St.
Petoskey, MI 49770
Telephone: (616) 348-1744

History

Parent County

1840--Emmet County was created 1 April 1840 from Mackinac County. It was formerly named Tonedagana County, until the name changed to Emmet County 8 March 1843. It was attached to Mackinac County prior to ogranization 29 January 1853. County seat: Petoskey [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

  • Marriage records can be searched for online by either the bride or groom for as far back as the year 1857.
  • Death records can be searched for online for deaths occurring from 1857.
  • 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 

Townships and Cities

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

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