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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
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[http://www.houghtoncounty.net/ '''Houghton County Courthouse''']<br>401 E Houghton Ave.<br>Houghton, MI 49931<br>Phone: (906) 482-1150
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[http://www.houghtoncounty.net/ '''Houghton County Courthouse''']<br>401 E Houghton Ave.<br>Houghton, MI 49931<br>Phone: (906) 482-1150  
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Houghton County; 401 E Houghton Ave; Houghton, MI 49931-2016; Ph. 906.482.1150 Details: (Attached to Chippewa Co prior to organization 18 May 1846) (Co Clk has b &amp; d rec from 1867, m rec from 1855, div &amp; ct rec from 1853, land rec from 1847, nat rec from 1848 &amp; mil rec; Pro Judge has pro rec) Future website at www.rootsweb.com/~migenweb/county_list.htm
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 10:16, 20 July 2012

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County Courthouse[edit | edit source]

Houghton County Michigan Courthouse.jpg

Houghton County Courthouse
401 E Houghton Ave.
Houghton, MI 49931
Phone: (906) 482-1150


Houghton County; 401 E Houghton Ave; Houghton, MI 49931-2016; Ph. 906.482.1150 Details: (Attached to Chippewa Co prior to organization 18 May 1846) (Co Clk has b & d rec from 1867, m rec from 1855, div & ct rec from 1853, land rec from 1847, nat rec from 1848 & mil rec; Pro Judge has pro rec) Future website at www.rootsweb.com/~migenweb/county_list.htm

History[edit | edit source]

Parent County[edit | edit source]

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]

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Populated Places[edit | edit source]

Neighboring Counties[edit | edit source]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Church[edit | edit source]

Court[edit | edit source]

Land[edit | edit source]

Local Histories[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

Military[edit | edit source]

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Probate[edit | edit source]

Taxation[edit | edit source]

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

  • 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[edit | edit source]

Family History Centers[edit | edit source]

Web Sites[edit | edit source]

  • 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[edit | edit source]

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