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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Michigan]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Keweenaw County'''
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Guide to '''Keweenaw County Michigan genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Keweenaw County
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| state = Michigan
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| founded year = 1861
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| founded date = March 11
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| seat = Eagle River
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| building address =  Keweenaw County Courthouse<br>5095 4th St.<br>Eagle River, MI 49950<br>Phone: 616. 336.3550<br>Phone: 906.337.2229<br> [http://www.keweenawcountyonline.org/departments.php'''Keweenaw County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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<br>County Clerk has birth, marriage, and death records from 1867, <br>land records from 1848, divorce and court records.<br>Probate Court has probate records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Keweenaw County, Michigan page 347, {{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  ====
  
'''1861--'''Keweenaw County was created from Houghton County. '''County seat:''' Eagle River <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1861--'''Keweenaw County was created 11 March 1861&nbsp;from [[Houghton County, Michigan|Houghton]] County. '''County seat:''' Eagle River <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Houghton County, Michigan|Houghton]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== 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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[[Houghton Keweenaw County Genealogical Society]]
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== 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=199953&subject_disp=Michigan%2C+Keweenaw&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Michigan%2C+Keweenaw|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== 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 21:29, 12 April 2013

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Guide to Keweenaw County Michigan genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Online Records



Keweenaw County, Michigan
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Michigan
Location of Michigan in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 11, 1861
County Seat Eagle River
Courthouse
Address Keweenaw County Courthouse
5095 4th St.
Eagle River, MI 49950
Phone: 616. 336.3550
Phone: 906.337.2229
Keweenaw County Website


County Courthouse


County Clerk has birth, marriage, and death records from 1867,
land records from 1848, divorce and court records.
Probate Court has probate records. [1]

History

Parent County

1861--Keweenaw County was created 11 March 1861 from Houghton County. County seat: Eagle River [2]

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 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

Houghton Keweenaw County Genealogical Society

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), Keweenaw County, Michigan page 347, 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).