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== County Courthouse  ==
 
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'''1845--'''Houghton County was created 19 March 1845&nbsp;from [[Marquette_County,_Michigan|Marquette]] and [[Ontonagon_County,_Michigan|Ontonagon]] Counties. It was attached to Chippewa County prior to organization 18 May 1846.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Houghton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1845--'''Houghton County was created 19 March 1845&nbsp;from [[Marquette County, Michigan|Marquette]] and [[Ontonagon County, Michigan|Ontonagon]] Counties. It was attached to Chippewa County prior to organization 18 May 1846.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Houghton <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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== Places/Localities ==
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Baraga_County,_Michigan|Baraga]]
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*[[Baraga County, Michigan|Baraga]]  
*[[Iron_County,_Michigan|Iron]]
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*[[Iron County, Michigan|Iron]]  
*[[Keweenaw_County,_Michigan|Keweenaw]]
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*[[Keweenaw County, Michigan|Keweenaw]]  
*[[Ontonagon_County,_Michigan|Ontonagon]]
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*[[Ontonagon County, Michigan|Ontonagon]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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*'''Michigan Death Registrations, 1867-1897'''--&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.
 
*'''Michigan Death Registrations, 1867-1897'''--&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.
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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== Societies and Libraries ==
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
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[[Category:Houghton_County,_Michigan]]

Revision as of 17:49, 27 August 2010

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

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1845--Houghton County was created 19 March 1845 from Marquette and Ontonagon Counties. It was attached to Chippewa County prior to organization 18 May 1846.  County seat: Houghton [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

  • 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

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).