Emmet County, Michigan Genealogy
|This article is a stub. You can help by expanding it.
Please review the contributor help to assist you in editing.
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Townships and Cities
- 7 Web Sites
- 8 References
The Emmet County Courthouse
200 Division St.
Petoskey, MI 49770
Telephone: (616) 348-1744
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 
- The History of Emmet County begins with the Ottawa Indians, includes the French and British then was named after an Irish patriot.
- 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.
Societies and Libraries
Townships and Cities
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- Family History Library Catalog
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).