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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://www.ers.usda.gov/briefing/population/photos/ShowCH.asp?FIPS=26085 Lake County Courthouse]<br>800 Tenth St.<br>P. O. Box B<br>Baldwin, MI 49304<br>Phone: (616) 745-4641<br>
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[http://www.lakecountymichigan.com/ Lake County Courthouse]<br>800 Tenth St.<br>P. O. Box B<br>Baldwin, MI 49304<br>Phone: (616) 745-4641<br>
  
 
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County Clerk has birth and death records from 1870, <br>marriage records from 1872 and military discharge records; <br>Trial Court has divorce and court records from 1874 <br>and probate records; Register of Deeds has land records from 1880<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lake County, Michigan page 347, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
 
 
Lake County; 800 Tenth St; PO Box B; Baldwin, MI 49304; Ph. 616.745.4641 Details: (Formerly Aishcum Co. Name changed to Lake 8 Mar 1843. Attached to Ottawa, Mason &amp; Newaygo Cos prior to organization 1 May 1871) (Co Clk has b &amp; d rec from 1870, m from 1872 &amp; mil dis rec; Trial Ct has div &amp; ct rec from 1874 &amp; pro rec; Reg of Deeds has land rec from 1880) www.rootsweb.com/~milake/
 
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 08:09, 30 July 2012

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County Courthouse[edit | edit source]

Lake County Courthouse
800 Tenth St.
P. O. Box B
Baldwin, MI 49304
Phone: (616) 745-4641

County Clerk has birth and death records from 1870,
marriage records from 1872 and military discharge records;
Trial Court has divorce and court records from 1874
and probate records; Register of Deeds has land records from 1880[1]

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 [2]

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Neighboring Counties[edit | edit source]

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Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

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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]

Family History Centers
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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. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Lake County, Michigan page 347, {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).