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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.genesee.mi.us/clerk/ Genesee County Courthouse]<br>900 S Saginaw St.<br>Flint, MI 48502<br>Phone: (810) 257-3225<br>
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County Clerk has birth and death from 1867, <br>marriage and court records from 1835 <br>and divorce records from 1890. <br>Probate Judge has probate records.<br>Cemetery custodians have burial. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Genessee County, Michigan page 345, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
Genessee County is located northwest of the Detroit area and is north of Livingston County and Oakland County. It has a number of communities, including Grand Blanc, and the county seat is Flint.  
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Genesee County is located northwest of the Detroit area and is north of Livingston County and Oakland County. It has a number of communities, including Grand Blanc, and the county seat is Flint.  
  
 
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==== Military  ====
 
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Civil War service men from Genesee 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 Genesee County.
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*Death Records Table [http://alcona.org/home/aspx/ Alcona County Genealogical Society]Free membership with registration.
 
*Death Records Table [http://alcona.org/home/aspx/ Alcona County Genealogical Society]Free membership with registration.
  
*'''Michigan Birth Registrations, 1867-1902&nbsp;-- '''Free name indexes and images at [http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1459684 FamilySearch - Pilot]. Records include such information as name of child, birthdate and place, if still-born, illegitimate or twin, gender, race and record number.  
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*'''Michigan Birth Registrations, 1867-1902&nbsp;-- '''Free name indexes and images at [https://www.familysearch.org/#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1459684 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 [http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1452395 FamilySearch&nbsp;- Pilot]. &nbsp;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.  
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*'''Michigan Marriage Registrations, 1868-1925''' -- Free name indexes at [https://www.familysearch.org/#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1452395 FamilySearch]. &nbsp;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'''&nbsp;<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1236870413453_862" /><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1236870413453_263" />&nbsp;Free name indexes and images&nbsp;at&nbsp;[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1452402 FamilySearch - Pilot]. &nbsp;&nbsp;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.
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*'''Michigan Death Registrations, 1867-1897'''&nbsp;<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1236870413453_862" /><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1236870413453_263" />&nbsp;Free name indexes and images&nbsp;at&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1452402 FamilySearch]. &nbsp;&nbsp;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&nbsp;  ==
 
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Flint Michigan Family History Center]]
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*[[Grand Blanc Michigan Family History Center]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=199735&subject_disp=Michigan%2C+Genesee&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
''1. "The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America", ''10th ed. (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002).&nbsp;
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Revision as of 23:40, 27 December 2012

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Genesee County Courthouse
900 S Saginaw St.
Flint, MI 48502
Phone: (810) 257-3225


County Clerk has birth and death from 1867,
marriage and court records from 1835
and divorce records from 1890.
Probate Judge has probate records.
Cemetery custodians have burial. [1]

History

Genesee County is located northwest of the Detroit area and is north of Livingston County and Oakland County. It has a number of communities, including Grand Blanc, and the county seat is Flint.

Parent County

1835--Genesee County was created 28 March 1835 from Lapeer, Saginaw and Shiawassee Counties. County seat: Flint [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Flint

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Genesee 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 Genesee County.

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Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

  • 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.

Societies and Libraries 

Family History Centers

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. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Genessee 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).