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{{stub}} ''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Michigan|Michigan]] > Ingham County''  
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{{Michigan-stub}} ''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Michigan|Michigan]] > Ingham County''  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.ingham.org/ Ingham County Courthouse]<br>315 S Jefferson St.<br>Mason, MI 48854<br>Phone: (517) 676-7201
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<br>County Clerk has birth and death records from 1867, <br>marriage records from 1838, divorce and court <br>records from 1839; Probate Court has probate records<br>Town and&nbsp;City Clerks have burial records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Ingham County, Michigan page 346, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1829--'''Ingham County was created 29&nbsp;October 1829&nbsp;from [[Washtenaw_County,_Michigan|Washtenaw]] and [[Shiawassee_County,_Michigan|Shiawassee]]&nbsp;Counties&nbsp;and unorganized territory. It was attached to Washtenaw County prior to organization 4 June 1838.<br>'''County seat:''' Mason <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1829--'''Ingham County was created 29&nbsp;October 1829&nbsp;from [[Washtenaw County, Michigan|Washtenaw]] and [[Shiawassee County, Michigan|Shiawassee]]&nbsp;Counties&nbsp;and unorganized territory. It was attached to Washtenaw County prior to organization 4 June 1838.<br>'''County seat:''' Mason <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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== Places/Localities ==
  
==== Populated Places ====
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==== Populated Places ====
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Clinton County, Michigan|Clinton]]
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*[[Eaton County, Michigan|Eaton]]
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*[[Jackson County, Michigan|Jackson]]
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*[[Livingston County, Michigan|Livingston]]
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*[[Shiawassee County, Michigan|Shiawassee]]
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*[[Washtenaw County, Michigan|Washtenaw]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=51325 Mount Hope Cemetery, Lansing] BillionGraves
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=51445 North Cemetery, Lansing] BillionGraves
  
 
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==== Church  ====
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==== Military  ====
 
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Civil War service men from Cass 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 Cass County.
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:- [[12th Regiment, Michigan Infantry|12th Regiment, Michigan Infantry]], Company G
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
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== Societies and Libraries ==
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*'''Michigan Birth Registrations, 1867-1902'''&nbsp;-- Free name indexes and images at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1459684 FamilySearch Record Search]. 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 Marriage Registrations, 1868-1925''' -- Free name indexes at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1452395 FamilySearch Record Search]. &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 Death Registrations, 1867-1897'''--&nbsp;Free name indexes and images&nbsp;at&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1452402 FamilySearch Record Search]. &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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== Societies and Libraries ==
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==== Societies  ====
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*[[Stockbridge Area Genealogical and Historical Society|Stockbridge Area Genealogical/Historical Society]]
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Lansing 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=199819&subject_disp=Michigan%2C+Ingham&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Michigan%2C+Ingham|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 20:00, 23 July 2012

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

County Courthouse

Ingham County Courthouse
315 S Jefferson St.
Mason, MI 48854
Phone: (517) 676-7201


County Clerk has birth and death records from 1867,
marriage records from 1838, divorce and court
records from 1839; Probate Court has probate records
Town and City Clerks have burial records[1]

History

Parent County

1829--Ingham County was created 29 October 1829 from Washtenaw and Shiawassee Counties and unorganized territory. It was attached to Washtenaw County prior to organization 4 June 1838.
County seat: Mason [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Lansing

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Cass 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 Cass County.

- 12th Regiment, Michigan Infantry, Company G

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

  • Michigan Birth Registrations, 1867-1902 -- Free name indexes and images at FamilySearch Record Search. 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 Record Search.  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 Record Search.   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

Societies

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), Ingham County, Michigan page 346, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=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).