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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://www.lenawee.mi.us/ Lenawee County Courthouse]<br>425 N Main St.<br>Adrian, MI 49221<br>Phone: (517) 264-4606<br>
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[http://www.lenawee.mi.us/ Lenawee County Courthouse]<br>425 N Main St.<br>Adrian, MI 49221<br>Phone: (517) 264-4606<br>  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
Adrian
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[[Adrian, Lenawee County, Michigan |Adrian]]
  
Ogden
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Ogden  
  
Palmyra
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Palmyra  
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Fulton County, Ohio|Fulton County, Ohio]]  
 
*[[Fulton County, Ohio|Fulton County, Ohio]]  
 
*[[Hillsdale County, Michigan|Hillsdale]]  
 
*[[Hillsdale County, Michigan|Hillsdale]]  
*[[Jackson County, Michigan|Jackson]]<br>
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*[[Jackson County, Michigan|Jackson]]<br>  
 
*[[Lucas County, Ohio|Lucas County, Ohio]]  
 
*[[Lucas County, Ohio|Lucas County, Ohio]]  
 
*[[Monroe County, Michigan|Monroe]]  
 
*[[Monroe County, Michigan|Monroe]]  
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Civil War service men from Lenawee County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies and regiments that had many men from Lenawee County.  
 
Civil War service men from Lenawee County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies and regiments that had many men from Lenawee County.  
  
:- [[12th_Regiment,_Michigan_Infantry|12th Regiment, Michigan Infantry]], Company F  
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:- [[12th Regiment, Michigan Infantry|12th Regiment, Michigan Infantry]], Company F  
 
:- [[17th Regiment, Michigan Infantry|17th Regiment, Michigan Infantry]], Company A
 
:- [[17th Regiment, Michigan Infantry|17th Regiment, Michigan Infantry]], Company A
  
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
==== Family History Centers ====
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==== Family History Centers ====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[[Adrian Michigan Family History Center]]
 
*[[Adrian Michigan Family History Center]]
  
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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[[Category:Lenawee_County,_Michigan]]
 
[[Category:Lenawee_County,_Michigan]]
 
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Revision as of 21:25, 6 October 2011

Template:Michigan-stubUnited States  > Michigan > Lenawee County

County Courthouse

Lenawee County Courthouse
425 N Main St.
Adrian, MI 49221
Phone: (517) 264-4606

History

Parent County

1822--Lenawee County was created 10 September 1822 from Monroe County. It was attached to Monroe County prior to organization 31 December 1826. County seat: Adrian [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Adrian

Ogden

Palmyra

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

An excellent source for early history of Tecumseh, Lenawee County, Michigan can be found in One Hundred Years-A Country Town:The Village of Tecumseh, Michigan 1824-1924 by Clara Waldron. Published by Thomas A Riordan, 1968.

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Lenawee County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are companies and regiments that had many men from Lenawee County.

- 12th Regiment, Michigan Infantry, Company F
- 17th Regiment, Michigan Infantry, Company A

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

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