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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.mackinaccounty.net/ Mackinac County Courthouse]<br>100 S Marley St.<br>St. Ignace, MI 49781<br>Phone: (906) 643-7300<br>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 21:28, 5 May 2011

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

County Courthouse

Mackinac County Courthouse
100 S Marley St.
St. Ignace, MI 49781
Phone: (906) 643-7300

History

Macinac (pronounced 'Mackinaw') County is situated in the northern lower peninsula of Michigan. The name is from Indians in the area.  The Straits of Mackinac are also named for this area and are between the two peninsulas that make up Michigan.

Parent County

1818--Mackinac County was created 26 October 1818 from Wayne County. It was formerly Michilimackinac County, until name was chagned 26 January 1837.  County seat: St. Ignace [1]

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

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).