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{{Michigan-stub}}&nbsp;''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Michigan|Michigan]]&nbsp;&gt; Lake County'' <br>
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1840--'''Lake County was created 1 April 1840&nbsp;from [[Mackinac_County,_Michigan|Mackinac]] County. Formerly Aishcum County, until the name was changed to Lake County 8 March 1843. It was attached to Ottawa, Mason, and Newaygo Counties prior to organization 1 May 1871. &nbsp;'''County seat:''' Baldwin <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1840--'''Lake County was created 1 April 1840&nbsp;from [[Mackinac County, Michigan|Mackinac]] County. Formerly Aishcum County, until the name was changed to Lake County 8 March 1843. It was attached to Ottawa, Mason, and Newaygo Counties prior to organization 1 May 1871. &nbsp;'''County seat:''' Baldwin <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Manistee_County,_Michigan|Manistee]]
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*[[Manistee County, Michigan|Manistee]]  
*[[Mason_County,_Michigan|Mason]]
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*[[Mason County, Michigan|Mason]]  
*[[Mecosta_County,_Michigan|Mecosta]]
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*[[Mecosta County, Michigan|Mecosta]]  
*[[Newaygo_County,_Michigan|Newaygo]]
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*[[Newaygo County, Michigan|Newaygo]]  
*[[Oceana_County,_Michigan|Oceana]]
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*[[Oceana County, Michigan|Oceana]]  
*[[Osceola_County,_Michigan|Osceola]]
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*[[Osceola County, Michigan|Osceola]]  
*[[Wexford_County,_Michigan|Wexford]]
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*[[Wexford County, Michigan|Wexford]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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*'''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 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 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 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 [http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=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.  
 
*'''Michigan Marriage Registrations, 1868-1925''' -- Free name indexes at [http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=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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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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[[Category:Lake_County,_Michigan]]
 
[[Category:Lake_County,_Michigan]]

Revision as of 20:02, 26 August 2010

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

County Courthouse[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

Parent County[edit | edit source]

1840--Lake County was created 1 April 1840 from Mackinac County. Formerly Aishcum County, until the name was changed to Lake County 8 March 1843. It was attached to Ottawa, Mason, and Newaygo Counties prior to organization 1 May 1871.  County seat: Baldwin [1]

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

Places/Localities[edit | edit source]

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 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[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).