Emmet County, Michigan Genealogy

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County Courthouse

The 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.

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).