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''[[United States Genealogy|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Michigan Genealogy|Michigan]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Mackinac County'''
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Guide to '''Mackinac County, Michigan ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
 
Guide to '''Mackinac County, Michigan ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
 
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{{Infobox U.S. County  
 
{{Infobox U.S. County  
 
| county = Mackinac County  
 
| county = Mackinac County  
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| founded date = October 26
 
| founded date = October 26
 
| seat = St. Ignace  
 
| seat = St. Ignace  
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| building address = Mackinac County Courthouse<br>100 S Marley St.<br>St. Ignace, MI 49781<br>Phone: (906) 643-7300<br> [http://www.mackinaccounty.net/'''Mackinac County Website'''] }}  
 
| building address = Mackinac County Courthouse<br>100 S Marley St.<br>St. Ignace, MI 49781<br>Phone: (906) 643-7300<br> [http://www.mackinaccounty.net/'''Mackinac County Website'''] }}  
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=== County Information  ===
 
=== County Information  ===
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==== Description ==== 
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The County was named for Straits of Mackinac. The County has St. Ignace as its seat and the County was created October 26, 1818. The County is located in the north area of the state.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Mackinac County, Michigan" in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', "https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mackinac_County,_Michigan."</ref>
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/michigan/mackinac-county/ Mackinac County, Michigan]<br>
 
*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/michigan/mackinac-county/ Mackinac County, Michigan]<br>
  
==== Mackinac County, Michigan Record Dates ====
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====Mackinac County, Michigan Record Dates====
  
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''<ref>Alice Eichholz, Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources, Revised ed. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1992), 369-384. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27rb 1992</ref></center>
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| bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan="7" | <center>'''Known Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Mackinac County, Michigan . Page 343-351 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}; Alice Eichholz, ed. Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources, Third ed. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 346-349.</ref></center>
 
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Mackinac County, Michigan Genealogy#Vital_Records|Birth]]'''  
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Mackinac County, Michigan Genealogy#Birth|Birth*]]'''
| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Mackinac County, Michigan Genealogy#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''  
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Mackinac County, Michigan Genealogy#Marriage|Marriage]]'''
| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Mackinac County, Michigan Genealogy#Vital_Records|Death]]'''  
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Mackinac County, Michigan Genealogy#Death|Death*]]'''
| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Mackinac County, Michigan Genealogy#Census|Census]]'''  
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Mackinac County, Michigan Genealogy#Court Records|Court]]'''
| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | [[Mackinac County, Michigan Genealogy#Land|'''Land''']]  
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Mackinac County, Michigan Genealogy#Land and Property Records|Land]]'''
| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Mackinac County, Michigan Genealogy#Probate|Probate]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Mackinac County, Michigan Genealogy#Probate Records|Probate]]'''
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| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Mackinac County, Michigan Genealogy#Census Records|Census]]'''
 
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1873  
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1873  
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1821
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1867
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1873  
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1873
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1820
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1808
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1785  
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1785
| width="16.6%" align="center" | 1851
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| width="14.2%" align="center" |1851
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| colspan="7"| <center>Statewide registration started in 1867 for births and deaths. General compliance by 1915.</center>
 
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.mackinaccounty.net/departments/county-clerk/ County Clerk] has birth and&nbsp;death records from 1873, <br>marriage records from 1867, divorce and court records from 1808. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Mackinac County, Michigan page 347, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
 
[http://www.mackinaccounty.net/departments/county-clerk/ County Clerk] has birth and&nbsp;death records from 1873, <br>marriage records from 1867, divorce and court records from 1808. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Mackinac County, Michigan page 347, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1818--'''Mackinac County was created 26 October 1818&nbsp;from [[Wayne County, Michigan Genealogy|Wayne]] County. It was formerly Michilimackinac County, until name was changed 26 January 1837. &nbsp;'''County seat:''' St. Ignace <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1818--'''Mackinac County was created 26 October 1818&nbsp;from [[Wayne County, Michigan Genealogy|Wayne]] County. It was formerly Michilimackinac County, until name was changed 26 January 1837. &nbsp;'''County seat:''' St. Ignace <ref>''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
For a list of record loss in Michigan counties see: [http://www.genealogyinc.com/michigan/mi-counties.html#courthouse Michigan Counties with Burned Courthouses]
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bois_Blanc_Township,_Michigan Wikipedia] <br>  
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bois_Blanc_Township,_Michigan Wikipedia] <br>  
*[http://www.michigantownships.org/twp_details.asp?fips=09500 Michigan Townships] <br>  
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*[http://www.michigantownships.org/twp_details.asp?fips=09500 Michigan Townships] <br>
  
 
'''''Brevort Township'''''<br>  
 
'''''Brevort Township'''''<br>  
  
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brevort_Township,_Michigan Wikipedia] <br>  
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brevort_Township,_Michigan Wikipedia] <br>  
*[http://www.michigantownships.org/twp_details.asp?fips=10360 Michigan Townships] <br>  
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*[http://www.michigantownships.org/twp_details.asp?fips=10360 Michigan Townships] <br>
  
 
'''''Clark Township'''''<br>  
 
'''''Clark Township'''''<br>  
  
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clark_Township,_Michigan Wikipedia]<br>  
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clark_Township,_Michigan Wikipedia]<br>  
*[http://www.michigantownships.org/twp_details.asp?fips=16060 Michigan Townships] <br>  
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*[http://www.michigantownships.org/twp_details.asp?fips=16060 Michigan Townships] <br>
  
 
'''''Ft. Mackinac'''''  
 
'''''Ft. Mackinac'''''  
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fort_Mackinac Wikipedia] <br>  
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fort_Mackinac Wikipedia] <br>  
 
*[http://www.mackinac.com/explore/historic-parks/fort-mackinac Historic Parks] <br>  
 
*[http://www.mackinac.com/explore/historic-parks/fort-mackinac Historic Parks] <br>  
*[http://www.cem.va.gov/cems/lots/fort_mackinac.asp Cemeteries] <br>  
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*[http://www.cem.va.gov/cems/lots/fort_mackinac.asp Cemeteries] <br>
  
 
'''''Garfield Township'''''<br>  
 
'''''Garfield Township'''''<br>  
  
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Garfield_Township,_Mackinac_County,_Michigan Wikipedia]<br>  
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Garfield_Township,_Mackinac_County,_Michigan Wikipedia]<br>  
*[http://www.michigantownships.org/twp_details.asp?fips=31620 Michigan Townships] <br>  
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*[http://www.michigantownships.org/twp_details.asp?fips=31620 Michigan Townships] <br>
  
 
'''''Hendricks Township'''''<br>  
 
'''''Hendricks Township'''''<br>  
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hendricks_Township,_Michigan Wikipedia] <br>  
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hendricks_Township,_Michigan Wikipedia] <br>  
 
*[http://www.michigantownships.org/twp_details.asp?fips=37660 Michigan Townships] <br>  
 
*[http://www.michigantownships.org/twp_details.asp?fips=37660 Michigan Townships] <br>  
*[http://www.city-data.com/township/Hendricks-Mackinac-MI.html City-Data] <br>  
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*[http://www.city-data.com/township/Hendricks-Mackinac-MI.html City-Data] <br>
  
 
'''''Hudson Township'''''<br>  
 
'''''Hudson Township'''''<br>  
  
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hudson_Township,_Mackinac_County,_Michigan Wikipedia] <br>  
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hudson_Township,_Mackinac_County,_Michigan Wikipedia] <br>  
*[http://www.michigantownships.org/twp_details.asp?fips=39760 Michigan Townships] <br>  
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*[http://www.michigantownships.org/twp_details.asp?fips=39760 Michigan Townships] <br>
  
 
'''''Mackinac Island'''''<br>  
 
'''''Mackinac Island'''''<br>  
  
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mackinac_Island,_Michigan Wikipedia] <br>  
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mackinac_Island,_Michigan Wikipedia] <br>  
*[http://www.michigan-genealogy.com/Mackinac-Island-Genealogy.htm Michigan Genealogy] <br>  
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*[http://ldsgenealogy.com/MI/Mackinac-Island.htm Michigan Genealogy] <br>  
*[http://vanderbiltfamily.wordpress.com/2011/06/26/vanderbilt-the-grand-hotel-on-mackinac-island/ Vanderbilt Family] <br>  
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*[http://vanderbiltfamily.wordpress.com/2011/06/26/vanderbilt-the-grand-hotel-on-mackinac-island/ Vanderbilt Family] <br>
  
 
'''''Marquette Township'''''<br>  
 
'''''Marquette Township'''''<br>  
  
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marquette_Township,_Mackinac_County,_Michigan Wikipedia] <br>  
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marquette_Township,_Mackinac_County,_Michigan Wikipedia] <br>  
*[http://www.michigantownships.org/twp_details.asp?fips=51880 Michigan Townships] <br>  
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*[http://www.michigantownships.org/twp_details.asp?fips=51880 Michigan Townships] <br>
  
 
'''''Moran Township'''''<br>  
 
'''''Moran Township'''''<br>  
  
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moran_Township,_Michigan Wikipedia] <br>  
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moran_Township,_Michigan Wikipedia] <br>  
*[http://www.michigantownships.org/twp_details.asp?fips=55480 Michigan Townships] <br>  
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*[http://www.michigantownships.org/twp_details.asp?fips=55480 Michigan Townships] <br>
  
 
'''''Newton Township'''''<br>  
 
'''''Newton Township'''''<br>  
  
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Newton_Township,_Mackinac_County,_Michigan Wikipedia] <br>  
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Newton_Township,_Mackinac_County,_Michigan Wikipedia] <br>  
*[http://www.michigantownships.org/twp_details.asp?fips=57640 Michigan Townships] <br>  
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*[http://www.michigantownships.org/twp_details.asp?fips=57640 Michigan Townships] <br>
  
 
'''''Portage Township'''''<br>  
 
'''''Portage Township'''''<br>  
  
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Portage_Township,_Mackinac_County,_Michigan Wikipedia] <br>  
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Portage_Township,_Mackinac_County,_Michigan Wikipedia] <br>  
*[http://www.michigantownships.org/twp_details.asp?fips=65600 Michigan Townships] <br>  
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*[http://www.michigantownships.org/twp_details.asp?fips=65600 Michigan Townships] <br>
  
 
'''''St. Ignace'''''<br>  
 
'''''St. Ignace'''''<br>  
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*[http://www.mifamilyhistory.org/mimack/1883historyupperpen/pages366-372.aspx History of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan - Mackinac ] <br>  
 
*[http://www.mifamilyhistory.org/mimack/1883historyupperpen/pages366-372.aspx History of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan - Mackinac ] <br>  
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Ignace,_Michigan Wikipedia] <br>  
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Ignace,_Michigan Wikipedia] <br>  
*[http://www.cityofstignace.com/ City of Ignace] <br>  
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*[http://www.cityofstignace.com/ City of Ignace] <br>
  
 
'''St. Ignace Township'''  
 
'''St. Ignace Township'''  
  
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Ignace_Township,_Michigan Wikipedia] <br>  
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Ignace_Township,_Michigan Wikipedia] <br>  
*[http://www.michigantownships.org/twp_details.asp?fips=70860 Michigan Townships] <br>  
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*[http://www.michigantownships.org/twp_details.asp?fips=70860 Michigan Townships] <br>
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
[[Cheboygan County, Michigan Genealogy|Cheboygan]] {{•}} [[Chippewa County, Michigan Genealogy|Chippewa]] {{•}} [[Emmet County, Michigan Genealogy|Emmet]] {{•}} [[Luce County, Michigan Genealogy|Luce]] {{•}} [[Schoolcraft County, Michigan Genealogy|Schoolcraft]]  
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[[Cheboygan County, Michigan Genealogy|Cheboygan]] {{•}} [[Chippewa County, Michigan Genealogy|Chippewa]] {{•}} [[Emmet County, Michigan Genealogy|Emmet]] {{•}} [[Luce County, Michigan Genealogy|Luce]] {{•}} [[Schoolcraft County, Michigan Genealogy|Schoolcraft]]
 
 
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<center>{{MIMackinac County, Michigan Clickable Neighbors}}</center>
 
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=52441 St. Anne Cemetery, Mackinac Island] BillionGraves
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{| width="80%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1"
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=24&CScnty=1275 Mackinac County Cemeteries,] Find a Grave <br>
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*[http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=21948&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=24 Mackinac County Cemeteries List,] Epodunk<br>
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''
*[http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=gnispq:2:6297174896050701::NO::P1_CLASS,P1_COUNTY,P1_STATE:Cemetery,Mackinac,Michigan State Cemeteries, Mackinac, Michigan] <br>
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print'''
*[http://www.interment.net/us/mi/mackinac.htm Mackinac County Cemetery Records,] Interment.net <br>
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''List of Cemeteries in the county'''
*[http://www.usgwtombstones.org/michigan/mackinac.htm USGW Tombstones Transcription Project] <br>
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/mi/tsphoto/mackinac/caffey.htm Caffey Cemetery,] USGW Archives <br>
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://www.findagrave.com/memorial Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|452621|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery-browse/USA/Michigan/Mackinac-County?id=county_1275 Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.mifamilyhistory.org/mimack/cemetery/cemetery.asp USGenWeb]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Mackinac+Michigan&qt=results_page WorldCat]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search/cemetery Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/mi/mackinac/4901cem.htm MIGenWeb Archives]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/michigan/mackinac.htm Tombstone Project]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.interment.net/us/mi/mackinac.htm MIInterment]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=21948&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=24&stateAbbv=&stateName= EPodunk]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |[https://billiongraves.com/search# Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" colspan="3" | See [[Michigan Cemeteries| Michigan Cemeteries]] for more information.
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==== Census<br> ====
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*[http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=gnispq:2:6297174896050701::NO::P1_CLASS,P1_COUNTY,P1_STATE:Cemetery,Mackinac,Michigan State Cemeteries, Mackinac, Michigan] <br>
  
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==== Census  ====
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'''Federal Census'''
 
*[http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/26/26097.html Mackinac County, Michigan] <br>
 
*[http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/26/26097.html Mackinac County, Michigan] <br>
  
''1820''<br>
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''1820''
  
 
*[http://tfred.tripod.com/1820mich.html Link]<br>
 
*[http://tfred.tripod.com/1820mich.html Link]<br>
  
''1850''<br>
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''1850''  
  
 
*[http://www.mifamilyhistory.org/mimack/census/1850fed/1850MacCen.asp Link]<br>  
 
*[http://www.mifamilyhistory.org/mimack/census/1850fed/1850MacCen.asp Link]<br>  
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1401638 Family Search Collection]<br>
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1401638 Family Search Collection]<br>
  
''1860''<br>
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''1860''  
  
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1473181 Family Search Collection]<br>
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1473181 Family Search Collection]<br>
  
''1870''<br>
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''1870''  
  
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1438024 Family Search Collection]<br>
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1438024 Family Search Collection]<br>
  
''1880''<br>
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''1880''  
  
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1417683 Family Search Collection] <br>
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1417683 Family Search Collection] <br>
  
''1894''<br>
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''1900''  
 
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1825187 Family Search Collection] <br>
 
 
 
''1900''<br>
 
  
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1325221 Family Search Collection] <br>
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1325221 Family Search Collection] <br>
  
''1910''<br>
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''1910''
  
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1727033 Family Search Collection]<br>
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1727033 Family Search Collection]<br>
  
''1920''<br>
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''1920''  
  
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1488411 Family Search Collection]<br>
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1488411 Family Search Collection]<br>
  
''1930''<br>
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''1930''
  
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1810731 Family Search Collection]<br>
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1810731 Family Search Collection]<br>
  
''1940''<br>
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''1940''
  
 
*[https://familysearch.org/1940census Family Search Collection]<br>
 
*[https://familysearch.org/1940census Family Search Collection]<br>
  
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''' State Census'''
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*'''1894''' - {{RecordSearch|1825187|Michigan State Census, 1894}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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*[http://michigan.hometownlocator.com/features/cultural,class,church,scfips,26097.cfm Mackinac County Churches]<br>  
 
*[http://michigan.hometownlocator.com/features/cultural,class,church,scfips,26097.cfm Mackinac County Churches]<br>  
*[http://www.stigchurch.org/early-history.htm Early History of St. Ignatius Loyola Parish]<br>
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*[http://www.stigchurch.org/early-history.htm Early History of St. Ignatius Loyola Parish]<br>  
 
*[http://genealogytrails.com/mich/mackinac/churchstann.html Ste. Anne's Catholic Church]<br>
 
*[http://genealogytrails.com/mich/mackinac/churchstann.html Ste. Anne's Catholic Church]<br>
  
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==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
  
==== Families ====
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==== Families ====
  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wioconto/Lakesfamilies.htm Early Families of the Upper Great Lakes]<br>  
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*[https://web.archive.org/web/20151125150810/http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wioconto/Lakesfamilies.htm Early Families of the Upper Great Lakes]<br>  
*[http://en.geneanet.org/history-city-town-county-village/st--ignace-MIC-USA.html St. Ignace Names,] Geneanet<br>  
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*[http://en.geneanet.org/history-city-town-county-village/st--ignace-MIC-USA.html St. Ignace Names,] Geneanet<br>
  
 
*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/552704311491637/717347428360657/ AIABENS]<br>
 
*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/552704311491637/717347428360657/ AIABENS]<br>
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*[http://www.genealogywise.com/group/nativeamericanancestry/forum/topics/mackinac-metis-families ''COWN'']<br>
 
*[http://www.genealogywise.com/group/nativeamericanancestry/forum/topics/mackinac-metis-families ''COWN'']<br>
  
*[http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/n/e/u/Susan-G-Neumann/ODT1-0001.html DAVENPORT]<br>
+
*[http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/n/e/u/Susan-G-Neumann/ODT1-0001.html DAVENPORT]<br>  
 
*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/203833693057556/473781876062735/ Facebook Page]<br>
 
*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/203833693057556/473781876062735/ Facebook Page]<br>
  
 
*[http://www.genealogywise.com/group/nativeamericanancestry/forum/topics/mackinac-metis-families ''FAGNANT'']<br>
 
*[http://www.genealogywise.com/group/nativeamericanancestry/forum/topics/mackinac-metis-families ''FAGNANT'']<br>
  
*[http://www.geni.com/people/Pierre-Peter-Grondin/6000000017644742217 ''GRONDIN'' ]<br>
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*[http://www.geni.com/people/Pierre-Peter-Grondin/6000000017644742217 ''GRONDIN'' ]<br>  
 
*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/106050736163832/607864175982483/ Facebook Page]
 
*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/106050736163832/607864175982483/ Facebook Page]
  
 
*[http://www.angelfire.com/pe/shirleyspage/ ''HAMMOND'']<br>
 
*[http://www.angelfire.com/pe/shirleyspage/ ''HAMMOND'']<br>
  
*[http://www.geni.com/people/William-Johnston/6000000001550066014 ''JOHNSTON'']<br>  
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*[http://www.geni.com/people/William-Johnston/6000000001550066014 ''JOHNSTON'']<br>
  
 
*[http://michellesfamilytree.com/grpf2270.html ''LaFRAMBOISE'']<br>
 
*[http://michellesfamilytree.com/grpf2270.html ''LaFRAMBOISE'']<br>
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*[http://www.mfhn.com/lalonde/ ''LALONDE'']<br>
 
*[http://www.mfhn.com/lalonde/ ''LALONDE'']<br>
  
*[http://hoxsiefamily.com/getperson.php?personID=I00199&amp;tree=HII (De)LANGLADE]<br>  
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*[http://hoxsiefamily.com/getperson.php?personID=I00199&tree=HII (De)LANGLADE]<br>  
 
*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/552704311491637/753958788032854/ Facebook Page]<br>
 
*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/552704311491637/753958788032854/ Facebook Page]<br>
  
*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/106050736163832/599325720169662/ ''LEBLANC'']<br>  
+
*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/106050736163832/599325720169662/ ''LEBLANC'']<br>
  
*[http://habitantheritage.org/yahoo_site_admin/assets/docs/But_I_read_it_Father_of_the_Charlotte_Leduc_dite_Souligny.103184438.pdf ''LEDUC-SOULIGNY]''
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*[http://habitantheritage.org/yahoo_site_admin/assets/docs/But_I_read_it_Father_of_the_Charlotte_Leduc_dite_Souligny.103184438.pdf ''LEDUC-SOULIGNY'']
  
 
*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/106050736163832/396124570489779/ ''LOUISIGNAN'']<br>
 
*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/106050736163832/396124570489779/ ''LOUISIGNAN'']<br>
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*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/106050736163832/391450084290561/ ''LOZON'']<br>
 
*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/106050736163832/391450084290561/ ''LOZON'']<br>
  
*[http://www.genealogywise.com/group/frenchcanadiandescendants/forum/topics/mackinac-area-f-c-metis-families ''MARTIN'']<br>  
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*[http://www.genealogywise.com/group/frenchcanadiandescendants/forum/topics/mackinac-area-f-c-metis-families ''MARTIN'']<br>
  
 
*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/106050736163832/562739180494983/ ''McGULPIN'']
 
*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/106050736163832/562739180494983/ ''McGULPIN'']
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/mich/mackinac/pioneerpond.html ''POND'']<br>
 
*[http://genealogytrails.com/mich/mackinac/pioneerpond.html ''POND'']<br>
  
*[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~trotochaud/Articles/St%20Francis%20Solanus%20Church%20Forgotten%20Origins.htm ''TROTOCHAUD'']<br>
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*[http://freepages.rootsweb.com/~trotochaud/genealogy/Articles/St%20Francis%20Solanus%20Church%20Forgotten%20Origins.htm ''TROTOCHAUD'']<br>
  
 
*[http://www.genealogywise.com/group/frenchcanadiandescendants/forum/topics/mackinac-area-f-c-metis-families ''VALLIERE'']<br>
 
*[http://www.genealogywise.com/group/frenchcanadiandescendants/forum/topics/mackinac-area-f-c-metis-families ''VALLIERE'']<br>
  
<br>
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<br>  
 +
 
  
 +
==== Emigration and Immigration ====
 +
*'''1929 - 1966''' {{RecordSearch|2426314|Michigan, Crew Lists for various ports, 1929-1966}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
 
==== Land  ====
 
==== Land  ====
  
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*[http://www.mifamilyhistory.org/mimack/places/origlandclaims.asp Mackinac County Original Land Claims]<br>  
 
*[http://www.mifamilyhistory.org/mimack/places/origlandclaims.asp Mackinac County Original Land Claims]<br>  
*[http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/results/default.aspx?searchCriteria=type=patent|st=MI|cty=097|sp=true|sw=true|sadv=false General Land Office Records] Bureau of Land Management<br>  
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*[http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/results/default.aspx?searchCriteria=type=patent%7Cst=MI%7Ccty=097%7Csp=true%7Csw=true%7Csadv=false General Land Office Records] Bureau of Land Management<br>  
 
*[http://stoneplus.cst.cmich.edu/MacCoAlbum/MacCo.Barns.html Barns of Mackinac County]<br>
 
*[http://stoneplus.cst.cmich.edu/MacCoAlbum/MacCo.Barns.html Barns of Mackinac County]<br>
  
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==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
  
{{MI History Intro}}
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{{MI History Intro}}  
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
 
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{{MI Neighboring Counties Intro|county={{MI Mackinac County}}}}
[[Image:Mimackinac.jpg|500px|Mimackinac.jpg]]
 
 
 
 
*[http://www.mapofus.org/michigan/ Maps of Michigan (1790-1897)]  
 
*[http://www.mapofus.org/michigan/ Maps of Michigan (1790-1897)]  
 
*[http://habitantheritage.org/yahoo_site_admin/assets/docs/Lotbini%C3%A8res_1749_map_-_Michilimackinac_-_Suzanne.102193205.pdf 1749 Map of Michilimackinac]<br>  
 
*[http://habitantheritage.org/yahoo_site_admin/assets/docs/Lotbini%C3%A8res_1749_map_-_Michilimackinac_-_Suzanne.102193205.pdf 1749 Map of Michilimackinac]<br>  
 
*[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/maps/map-of-Mackinac-County-Michigan.htm Public Records Online Searches]<br>  
 
*[http://publicrecords.onlinesearches.com/maps/map-of-Mackinac-County-Michigan.htm Public Records Online Searches]<br>  
*[http://cdm16317.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/singleitem/collection/p15147coll10/id/2111/rec/13 Hendricks Township]<br>
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*[http://cdm16317.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/singleitem/collection/p15147coll10/id/2111/rec/13 Hendricks Township]<br>  
*[http://www.lib.msu.edu/branches/map/MiJPEGs/mackinac_1915.jsp Mackinac Island, 1915]<br>
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*[http://www.lib.msu.edu/branches/map/MiJPEGs/mackinac_1915.jsp Mackinac Island, 1915]<br>  
*[http://cdm16317.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/compoundobject/collection/p15147coll10/id/2082/rec/9 Portage Township]<br>
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*[http://cdm16317.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/compoundobject/collection/p15147coll10/id/2082/rec/9 Portage Township]<br>  
 
*[http://www.eyeonmichigan.com/guides/stignace/maps.php?map=0 St. Ignace]<br>
 
*[http://www.eyeonmichigan.com/guides/stignace/maps.php?map=0 St. Ignace]<br>
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
=====War of 1812=====  
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===== War of 1812 =====
  
 
*[http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/article/commemorating-the-beginning-of-the-war-of-1812-on-mackinac-island-122718 Commemorating the Beginning of the War of 1812]<br>
 
*[http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/article/commemorating-the-beginning-of-the-war-of-1812-on-mackinac-island-122718 Commemorating the Beginning of the War of 1812]<br>
=====Civil War=====
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 +
===== Civil War =====
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*[http://www.mifamilyhistory.org/civilwar/1894VetsCensus/resultsbycounty.aspx?id=Mackinac Veterans' Names by County]<br>
 
*[http://www.mifamilyhistory.org/civilwar/1894VetsCensus/resultsbycounty.aspx?id=Mackinac Veterans' Names by County]<br>
=====Spanish American War=====
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 +
===== Spanish American War =====
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*[http://www.mifamilyhistory.org/spanam/vetscounty.aspx?id=Mackinac Michigan Volunteers by County]<br>
 
*[http://www.mifamilyhistory.org/spanam/vetscounty.aspx?id=Mackinac Michigan Volunteers by County]<br>
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===== World War I =====
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 +
*'''1917-1919''' - {{RecordSearch|3007553|Michigan, Census of World War I Veterans with Card Index, 1917-1919}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
  
 
==== Native Americans<br>  ====
 
==== Native Americans<br>  ====
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*[http://www.mainlymichigan.com/nativedata/LandAllotments/CountyResults.aspx?County=Mackinac Indian Land Allotments Patents and Trusts in Mackinac County]<br>  
 
*[http://www.mainlymichigan.com/nativedata/LandAllotments/CountyResults.aspx?County=Mackinac Indian Land Allotments Patents and Trusts in Mackinac County]<br>  
 
*[http://www.nmu.edu/sites/DrupalUpperPeninsulaStudies/files/UserFiles/Files/Pre-Drupal/SiteSections/UPHistory/HeritageHistory/NativeAmericanAndFrenchSettlementPatterns.pdf Native American and French Settlement Patterns at St. Ignace, Michigan, 1670-1715]<br>  
 
*[http://www.nmu.edu/sites/DrupalUpperPeninsulaStudies/files/UserFiles/Files/Pre-Drupal/SiteSections/UPHistory/HeritageHistory/NativeAmericanAndFrenchSettlementPatterns.pdf Native American and French Settlement Patterns at St. Ignace, Michigan, 1670-1715]<br>  
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*[http://www.migenweb.org/cheboygan/news/surcodes.html Newspaper Codes and Surname Index to the Cheboygan and Mackinac County Newspapers]<br>  
 
*[http://www.migenweb.org/cheboygan/news/surcodes.html Newspaper Codes and Surname Index to the Cheboygan and Mackinac County Newspapers]<br>  
 
*[http://www.stignacenews.com/common/Archive.html The St. Ignace News Archive]<br>  
 
*[http://www.stignacenews.com/common/Archive.html The St. Ignace News Archive]<br>  
*[http://www.mackinacislandnews.com/ Mackinac Island Town Crier]<br>  
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*[http://www.mackinacislandnews.com/ Mackinac Island Town Crier]<br>
<br>
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{{MI Newspaper abstracts|Mackinac}}
 
{{MI Newspaper abstracts|Mackinac}}
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==== Obituaries ====
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 +
*'''1820-2006''' - {{RecordSearch|2215693|Michigan Obituaries, 1820-2006}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
  
{{MI Probate Intro|Mackinac}}
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{{MI Probate Intro|Mackinac}}  
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'''Online Probate Records'''
  
'''Online Probate Records'''
 
 
*'''1784 – 1980''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8793 Michigan Wills and Probate Records 1784-1980] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $  
 
*'''1784 – 1980''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8793 Michigan Wills and Probate Records 1784-1980] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index and images $  
 
*'''1797 – 1973''' {{RecordSearch|2013878|Michigan Probate Records 1797-1973}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — images
 
*'''1797 – 1973''' {{RecordSearch|2013878|Michigan Probate Records 1797-1973}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — images
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==== Queries: Mailing Lists &amp; Message Boards<br>  ====
 
==== Queries: Mailing Lists &amp; Message Boards<br>  ====
  
*[http://boards.rootsweb.com/localities.northam.usa.states.michigan.counties.mackinac/mb.ashx RootsWeb, Mackinac County]<br>  
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*[https://www.ancestry.com/boards/localities.northam.usa.states.michigan.counties.mackinac/mb.ashx RootsWeb, Mackinac County]<br>  
*[http://lists.rootsweb.ancestry.com/index/usa/MI/mackinac.html#MIMACKIN RootsWeb Michigan Mailing List, Mackinac County]<br>  
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*[https://mailinglists.rootsweb.com/listindexes/details?list_name=mimackin RootsWeb Michigan Mailing List, Mackinac County]<br>  
 
*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/203833693057556/ St. Ignace All Family Facebook Page]<br>  
 
*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/203833693057556/ St. Ignace All Family Facebook Page]<br>  
 
*[http://genforum.genealogy.com/mi/mackinac/ Genforum]<br>
 
*[http://genforum.genealogy.com/mi/mackinac/ Genforum]<br>
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*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/106050736163832/612240892211478/ Mackinac Area Genealogy Facebook Page]<br>  
 
*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/106050736163832/612240892211478/ Mackinac Area Genealogy Facebook Page]<br>  
 
*[http://www.recordsbase.com/resources/public-records/michigan/mackinac/mackinac-island Mackinac Island Public Records] RecordsBase<br>
 
*[http://www.recordsbase.com/resources/public-records/michigan/mackinac/mackinac-island Mackinac Island Public Records] RecordsBase<br>
=====Birth Records=====
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===== Birth Records =====
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*'''1867-1917''' - {{RecordSearch|1923472|Michigan, County Births, 1867-1917}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
 
*'''1867-1902''' - [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1459684 Michigan Birth Registrations, 1867-1902]-- Free name indexes and images at [https://www.familysearch.org/#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1459684 FamilySearch]. Records include such information as name of child, birthdate and place, if still-born, illegitimate or twin, gender, race and record number.  
 
*'''1867-1902''' - [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1459684 Michigan Birth Registrations, 1867-1902]-- Free name indexes and images at [https://www.familysearch.org/#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1459684 FamilySearch]. Records include such information as name of child, birthdate and place, if still-born, illegitimate or twin, gender, race and record number.  
*[http://www.mifamilyhistory.org/mfhn_births/countysearch.aspx?County=Mackinac Early Michigan Births Mackinac County] Michigan Family History Network<br>  
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*[http://www.mifamilyhistory.org/mfhn_births/countysearch.aspx?County=Mackinac Early Michigan Births Mackinac County] Michigan Family History Network<br>
=====Marriage Records=====
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*'''1868-1925''' - [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1452395 Michigan Marriage Registrations, 1868-1925] -- Free name indexes at [https://www.familysearch.org/#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1452395 FamilySearch]. &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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===== Marriage Records =====
*'''1725 -''' - [http://www.mifamilyhistory.org/mackinac/marriages/Default.aspx Mackinac County Marriages] Michigan Family History Network<br>
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*'''1585-1945''' - [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-records/united-states-marriages?state=michigan%2cmi Michigan, United States Marriages] at [http://findmypast.com/ FindMyPast] — index $
 +
*'''1725 -''' - [http://www.mifamilyhistory.org/mackinac/marriages/Default.aspx Mackinac County Marriages] Michigan Family History Network<br>  
 
*'''1800-1804''' - [http://www.accessgenealogy.com/michigan/mackinac-marriage-records-1800-1804.htm Mackinac Marriage Records] Access Genealogy
 
*'''1800-1804''' - [http://www.accessgenealogy.com/michigan/mackinac-marriage-records-1800-1804.htm Mackinac Marriage Records] Access Genealogy
=====Death Records=====
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*'''1820-1937''' - {{RecordSearch|2473289|Michigan, County Marriages Index, 1820-1937}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
*'''1867-1897''' - [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1452402 Michigan Death Registrations, 1867-1897] --&nbsp;<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1236870413453_862" /><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1236870413453_263" />&nbsp;Free name indexes and images&nbsp;at&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1452402 FamilySearch]. &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.
+
*'''1820-1940''' - {{RecordSearch|1810350|Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1940}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1868-1925''' - [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1452395 Michigan Marriage Registrations, 1868-1925] -- Free name indexes at [https://www.familysearch.org/#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1452395 FamilySearch]. &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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 +
===== Death Records =====
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 +
*'''1850-1880''' - {{RecordSearch|2632078|Michigan Mortality Schedules, 1850-1880}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1867-1897''' - [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1452402 Michigan Death Registrations, 1867-1897] --&nbsp;&nbsp;Free name indexes and images&nbsp;at&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1452402 FamilySearch]. &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.  
 
*[http://www.mifamilyhistory.org/mfhn_deaths/countysearch.aspx?County=Mackinac Michigan Deaths, Mackinac County] Michigan Family History Network<br>
 
*[http://www.mifamilyhistory.org/mfhn_deaths/countysearch.aspx?County=Mackinac Michigan Deaths, Mackinac County] Michigan Family History Network<br>
  
== Societies, Libraries and Museums<br> ==
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== Societies, Libraries and Museums ==
 +
 
 +
'''Luce-Mackinac County Genealogical Society'''<br> P O Box 113<br> Engadine MI 49827-0113 <br>[http://sites.rootsweb.com/~miluce/luce-mac.htm Website]<br><br>
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 +
''' Michilimackinac Historical Society'''<br>334 North State Street<br>St. Ignace, MI 49781<br>Telephone: 906-643-6627<br>[http://www.discoverourtown.com/MI/St-Ignace/Organizations/michilimackinac-historical-society/213023.html Website]<br><br>
 +
 
 +
*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/michigan/mi-society-archive/ List of Michigan Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical &amp; Genealogical Societies]
  
*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/michigan/mi-society-archive/ List of Michigan Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical &amp; Genealogical Societies]
 
*[http://luce.migenweb.net/luce-mac.htm Luce-Mackinac County Genealogical Society]<br>
 
*[http://www.discoverourtown.com/MI/St-Ignace/Organizations/michilimackinac-historical-society/213023.html Michilimackinac Historical Society]<br>
 
  
 
Library of Michigan holdings<br>  
 
Library of Michigan holdings<br>  
  
*[http://35.8.7.98/search~S37/X?searchtype=X&amp;searchscope=37&amp;searcharg=mackinac&amp;submit.x=30&amp;submit.y=15 Mackinac]<br>  
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*[http://35.8.7.98/search~S37/X?searchtype=X&searchscope=37&searcharg=mackinac&submit.x=30&submit.y=15 Mackinac]<br>  
*[http://35.8.7.98/search~S37/X?searchtype=X&amp;searchscope=37&amp;searcharg=mackinaw&amp;submit.x=28&amp;submit.y=13 Mackinaw]<br>
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*[http://35.8.7.98/search~S37/X?searchtype=X&searchscope=37&searcharg=mackinaw&submit.x=28&submit.y=13 Mackinaw]<br>
  
*[http://ibistro.uproc.lib.mi.us/uhtbin/cgisirsi/?ps=sXf52sxIn0/STIGNACE/238710010/60/1182/X St. Ignace Public Library]<br>  
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*[http://ibistro.uproc.lib.mi.us/uhtbin/cgisirsi/?ps=sXf52sxIn0/STIGNACE/238710010/60/1182/X St. Ignace Public Library]<br>
  
 
*[https://www.facebook.com/fortdebuade Ft. de Baude Museum Facebook Page] <br>
 
*[https://www.facebook.com/fortdebuade Ft. de Baude Museum Facebook Page] <br>
  
==== State wide or ethnic groups ====
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==== State wide or ethnic groups ====
  
 
''AFRICAN-AMERICAN''  
 
''AFRICAN-AMERICAN''  
  
[http://www.fhwgs.org/ Fred Hart Williams Genealogical Society] <br>
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[http://www.fhwgs.org/ Fred Hart Williams Genealogical Society] <br> c/o Burton Historical Collection, DPL<br>5201 Woodward Avenue<br>Detroit MI 48202-4007<br>Publication is Fred Hart Williams Genealogical Society News published twice a year<br>Located in Wayne County<br>MGC Member of Michigan Genealogical Council  
c/o Burton Historical Collection, DPL<br>5201 Woodward Avenue<br>Detroit MI 48202-4007<br>Publication is Fred Hart Williams Genealogical Society News published twice a year<br>Located in Wayne County<br>MGC Member of Michigan Genealogical Council  
 
  
 
http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/p/h/i/Bennie-L-Phifer-iii/<br>  
 
http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/p/h/i/Bennie-L-Phifer-iii/<br>  
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''FINNISH''  
 
''FINNISH''  
  
[http://www.finlandia.edu/fahc.html Finnish American Heritage Center]
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[http://www.finlandia.edu/fahc.html Finnish American Heritage Center]  
  
 
''FLEMISH''  
 
''FLEMISH''  
  
[http://www.flemishlibrary.org/ Genealogical Society of Flemish Americans]<br>
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[http://www.flemishlibrary.org/ Genealogical Society of Flemish Americans]<br> [https://www.facebook.com/FlemishLibrary?fref=ts Facebook Page]  
[https://www.facebook.com/FlemishLibrary?fref=ts Facebook Page]
 
  
 
''FRENCH-CANADIAN (includes Acadian, Cajun and Metis)''  
 
''FRENCH-CANADIAN (includes Acadian, Cajun and Metis)''  
  
[http://www.habitantheritage.org/ French-Canadian Heritage Society of Michigan]<br>
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[http://www.habitantheritage.org/ French-Canadian Heritage Society of Michigan]<br> Post Office Box 1900<br>Royal Oak MI 48068-1900<br>Publication is Michigan's Habitat Heritage published quarterly<br>Located in Oakland County <br> MGC Member of Michigan Genealogical Council<br> [https://www.facebook.com/groups/109717099063919 Facebook Page]/  
Post Office Box 1900<br>Royal Oak MI 48068-1900<br>Publication is Michigan's Habitat Heritage published quarterly<br>Located in Oakland County <br>
 
MGC Member of Michigan Genealogical Council<br>
 
[https://www.facebook.com/groups/109717099063919 Facebook Page]/  
 
  
 
''IRISH''  
 
''IRISH''  
  
[http://miigsm.org/ Irish Genealogical Society of Michigan]<br>
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[http://miigsm.org/ Irish Genealogical Society of Michigan]<br> c/o Gaelic League/Irish American Club<br>2068 Michigan Avenue<br>Detroit MI 48216-1303<br>Publication is Irish Tree published nine times a year<br>Located in Wayne County<br>MGC Member of Michigan Genealogical Council <br> [https://www.facebook.com/pages/Irish-Genealogical-Society-of-Michigan/236855006444065?fref=ts Facebook Page]  
c/o Gaelic League/Irish American Club<br>2068 Michigan Avenue<br>Detroit MI 48216-1303<br>Publication is Irish Tree published nine times a year<br>Located in Wayne County<br>MGC Member of Michigan Genealogical Council <br>
 
[https://www.facebook.com/pages/Irish-Genealogical-Society-of-Michigan/236855006444065?fref=ts Facebook Page]
 
  
[http://www.genealogytoday.com/us/places.mv?ID=8033 Wayne County Irish Society]<br>  
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[http://www.genealogytoday.com/us/places.mv?ID=8033 Wayne County Irish Society]<br> 31975 Cowan<br>Westland 48185  
31975 Cowan<br>Westland 48185  
 
  
 
''ITALIAN''  
 
''ITALIAN''  
  
[http://presjcalderone.wix.com/iacc Americans Of Italian Origin Society ]<br>
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[http://presjcalderone.wix.com/iacc Americans Of Italian Origin Society ]<br> 18336 Lister E.<br>Detroit 48021  
18336 Lister E.<br>Detroit 48021  
 
  
 
''JEWISH''  
 
''JEWISH''  
  
[http://jgsmi.org/ Jewish Genealogical Society of Michigan]<br>
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[http://jgsmi.org/ Jewish Genealogical Society of Michigan]<br> PO Box 251693<br>West Bloomfield MI 48325-1693<br>Publication is Generations published quarterly<br>Located in Oakland County<br>MGC Member of Michigan Genealogical Council [https://www.facebook.com/jgsmi Facebook Page]  
PO Box 251693<br>West Bloomfield MI 48325-1693<br>Publication is Generations published quarterly<br>Located in Oakland County<br>MGC Member of Michigan Genealogical Council  
 
[https://www.facebook.com/jgsmi Facebook Page]
 
  
 
''POLISH''  
 
''POLISH''  
  
[http://www.pgsm.org/ Polish Genealogical Society of Michigan] <br>
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[http://www.pgsm.org/ Polish Genealogical Society of Michigan] <br> c/o Burton Collection<br>5201 Woodward Avenue<br>Detroit MI 48202-4007<br>Publication is The Polish Eaglet published three times a year<br>Located in Wayne County<br>MGC Member of Michigan Genealogical Council <br> [https://www.facebook.com/groups/84920869072 Facebook Page]  
c/o Burton Collection<br>5201 Woodward Avenue<br>Detroit MI 48202-4007<br>Publication is The Polish Eaglet published three times a year<br>Located in Wayne County<br>MGC Member of Michigan Genealogical Council <br>
 
[https://www.facebook.com/groups/84920869072 Facebook Page]
 
  
[http://www.polishheritagesociety.com/ Polish Heritage Society]<br>
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[http://www.polishheritagesociety.com/ Polish Heritage Society]<br> P.O. Box 1844<br>Grand Rapids 49501  
P.O. Box 1844<br>Grand Rapids 49501  
 
  
 
''SCOTTISH''  
 
''SCOTTISH''  
  
[http://www.detroitscots.com/ The St. Andrew's Society of Detroit]<br>  
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[http://www.detroitscots.com/ The St. Andrew's Society of Detroit]<br> 2360 Rochester Ct<br>Troy Mi 48083<br>Phone:(248) 526-1849<br>Fax:(248) 528-1477<br>Contact: kilgour@detroitscots.com<br>  
2360 Rochester Ct<br>Troy Mi 48083<br>Phone:(248) 526-1849<br>Fax:(248) 528-1477<br>Contact: kilgour@detroitscots.com<br>
 
  
 
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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== Web Sites ==
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== Websites ==
  
 
*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/michigan/mackinac-county/ Mackinac County, MI History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]  
 
*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/michigan/mackinac-county/ Mackinac County, MI History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]  
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*[http://www.mifamilyhistory.org/counties/mackinac.aspx Michigan Family History Network]<br>  
 
*[http://www.mifamilyhistory.org/counties/mackinac.aspx Michigan Family History Network]<br>  
 
*[http://genealogytrails.com/mich/mackinac/ Genealogy Trails History Group]<br>  
 
*[http://genealogytrails.com/mich/mackinac/ Genealogy Trails History Group]<br>  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mimacki2/ Mackinac County Local History Web Page]<br>  
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*[http://sites.rootsweb.com/~mimacki2/ Mackinac County Local History Web Page]<br>  
 
*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/mi/counties/mackinac/ Cyndi's List]<br>  
 
*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/mi/counties/mackinac/ Cyndi's List]<br>  
*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/MI/Mackinac/ Mackinac County] Linkpendium
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*[http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/MI/Mackinac/ Mackinac County] Linkpendium  
 
*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/106050736163832/ Mackinac Area Genealogy Facebook Page]<br>  
 
*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/106050736163832/ Mackinac Area Genealogy Facebook Page]<br>  
*[http://www.michigan-genealogy.com/Mackinac-County-Genealogy.htm Mackinac County Genealogy] Michigan Genealogy<br>  
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*[http://ldsgenealogy.com/MI/Mackinac-County.htm Mackinac County Genealogy] Michigan Genealogy<br>  
 
*[http://familypedia.wikia.com/wiki/Mackinac_County,_Michigan Mackinack County] Familypedia<br>  
 
*[http://familypedia.wikia.com/wiki/Mackinac_County,_Michigan Mackinack County] Familypedia<br>  
 
*{{FHL|Michigan%2C+Mackinac|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|Michigan%2C+Mackinac|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}

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Guide to Mackinac County, Michigan ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Mackinac County, Michigan
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Michigan
Location of Michigan in the U.S.
Facts
Founded October 26, 1818
County Seat St. Ignace
Courthouse
Mackinac County, Michigan courthouse.jpg
Address Mackinac County Courthouse
100 S Marley St.
St. Ignace, MI 49781
Phone: (906) 643-7300
Mackinac County Website


County Information[edit | edit source]

Description[edit | edit source]

The County was named for Straits of Mackinac. The County has St. Ignace as its seat and the County was created October 26, 1818. The County is located in the north area of the state.[1]


Mackinac County, Michigan Record Dates[edit | edit source]

Known Beginning Dates for Major County Records[2]
Birth* Marriage Death* Court Land Probate Census
1873 1867 1873 1808 1785 1851 1820
Statewide registration started in 1867 for births and deaths. General compliance by 1915.

County Courthouse[edit | edit source]

County Clerk has birth and death records from 1873,
marriage records from 1867, divorce and court records from 1808. [3]


History[edit | edit source]

Mackinac (pronounced 'Mackinaw') County is situated in southeastern portion upper 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.

Books online

  • Mackinac and Lake Stories - Link
  • Mackinac, formerly Michilimackinac - Link
  • Annals of Fort Mackinac - Link
  • Early Mackinac: "the Fairy Island" : a Sketch - Book
  • Names of Places of Interest on Mackinac Island, Michigan - Link
  • Nicolet day on Mackinac Island - Link
  • Island of Mackinac: giving a description of all the objects of interest... - Link
  • Historic Mackinac: The Historical, Picturesque and Legendary ..., Volume 1 - Link
  • Historic Mackinac: The Historical, Picturesque and Legendary ..., Volume 2 - Link
  • Lewis Cass Day on Mackinac Island, August 28, 1915 - Link
  • Early Mackinac: an historical and descriptive sketch - Link
  • HISTORY OF CHEBONGAN and Mackinac Counties - Link
  • The Old Mission Church of Mackinac Island: An Historical Discourse - Link
  • Two Missionary Priests at Mackinac: A Lecture Delivered at the Village... - Link
  • Father Marquette at Mackinaw and Chicago: A Paper, Read Before the Chicago ... - Link
  • Old Mackinaw, Or, the Fortress of the Lakes and Its Surroundings - Link
  • Mackinaw in History: A Critique on Dr. John R. Bailey's Brochure Entitled ... - Link
  • Index to Volumes I-XX of the Wisconsin Historical Collections - Link
  • A Brief History of Les Cheneaux Islands Link

Parent County[edit | edit source]

1818--Mackinac County was created 26 October 1818 from Wayne County. It was formerly Michilimackinac County, until name was changed 26 January 1837.  County seat: St. Ignace [4]

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

  • See COUNTY EVOLUTION IN MICHIGAN, 1790-1897 by Richard W. Welch for the development of the counties in the state. This will help you to determine place of residence of your ancestors and under whose civil jurisdiction they resided. It is also useful for when you start to read the census records.

For animated maps illustrating Michigan county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Michigan County Boundary Maps" (1790-1897) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Places/Localities[edit | edit source]

Bois Blanc Township

Brevort Township

Clark Township

Ft. Mackinac

Garfield Township

Hendricks Township

Hudson Township

Mackinac Island

Marquette Township

Moran Township

Newton Township

Portage Township

St. Ignace

St. Ignace Township

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

Neighboring Counties[edit | edit source]

Cheboygan  • Chippewa  • Emmet  • Luce  • Schoolcraft

Resources[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the county
Findagrave.com Family History Library Findagrave.com
USGenWeb WorldCat Billion Graves
MIGenWeb Archives
Tombstone Project
MIInterment
EPodunk
Billion Graves
See Michigan Cemeteries for more information.

Census[edit | edit source]

Federal Census

1820

1850

1860

1870

1880

1900

1910

1920

1930

1940


State Census

Church[edit | edit source]

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Michigan denominations, view the Michigan Church Records wiki page.

Churches: various -


Court[edit | edit source]

Families[edit | edit source]



Emigration and Immigration[edit | edit source]

Land[edit | edit source]

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Michigan Land and Property for additional information about early Michigan land grants. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse and where records are currently housed.


Local Histories[edit | edit source]

Local histories are available for Mackinac County, Michigan Genealogy. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Michigan Local Histories.

Maps[edit | edit source]

Luce CountySchoolcraft CountyChippewa CountyMI MACKINAC.PNG
About this image
Click a neighboring county
for more resources


Military[edit | edit source]

War of 1812[edit | edit source]
Civil War[edit | edit source]
Spanish American War[edit | edit source]
World War I[edit | edit source]

Native Americans
[edit | edit source]

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Finding More Michigan Newspapers[edit source]

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Mackinac County, Michigan Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:

Obituaries[edit | edit source]

Probate[edit | edit source]

In most counties in Michigan, probate records have been kept by the county judge. They include wills, fee books, claim registers, legacy records, inheritance records, probate packets, and dockets. The records are available at the county courthouse.

The FamilySearch Catalog lists films of probate records. To find the records for this county, use the Place Search for Michigan, Mackinac and search for Probate records in the list.

Note: Not every county in Michigan will have Probate Records in the FamilySearch Catalog.

Online Probate Records

Queries: Mailing Lists & Message Boards
[edit | edit source]

Taxation[edit | edit source]

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

State vital records started in 1867, however marriage records started at the county level earlier. Check both.

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased as shown below:

Birth Records and Death Records from the Michigan Department of Community Health (from 1867) or the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred.
Marriage Records (from 1867) and Divorce Records (from 1897) from the County Clerk.

Birth Records[edit | edit source]
Marriage Records[edit | edit source]
Death Records[edit | edit source]

Societies, Libraries and Museums[edit | edit source]

Luce-Mackinac County Genealogical Society
P O Box 113
Engadine MI 49827-0113
Website

Michilimackinac Historical Society
334 North State Street
St. Ignace, MI 49781
Telephone: 906-643-6627
Website


Library of Michigan holdings

State wide or ethnic groups[edit | edit source]

AFRICAN-AMERICAN

Fred Hart Williams Genealogical Society
c/o Burton Historical Collection, DPL
5201 Woodward Avenue
Detroit MI 48202-4007
Publication is Fred Hart Williams Genealogical Society News published twice a year
Located in Wayne County
MGC Member of Michigan Genealogical Council

http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/p/h/i/Bennie-L-Phifer-iii/

Lansing Area African American Genealogical Society
Post Office Box 22203
Lansing MI 48909-2203
Publication is Newsletter published quarterly
Member of Michigan Genealogical Council

CORNISH

Keweenaw Houghton Cornish Society of the Copper Country
Cornish Connection Of Lower Michigan
8494 Wesley Drive
Flushing 48433

DUTCH

Joint Archives of Holland, Hope College

FINNISH

Finnish American Heritage Center

FLEMISH

Genealogical Society of Flemish Americans
Facebook Page

FRENCH-CANADIAN (includes Acadian, Cajun and Metis)

French-Canadian Heritage Society of Michigan
Post Office Box 1900
Royal Oak MI 48068-1900
Publication is Michigan's Habitat Heritage published quarterly
Located in Oakland County
MGC Member of Michigan Genealogical Council
Facebook Page/

IRISH

Irish Genealogical Society of Michigan
c/o Gaelic League/Irish American Club
2068 Michigan Avenue
Detroit MI 48216-1303
Publication is Irish Tree published nine times a year
Located in Wayne County
MGC Member of Michigan Genealogical Council
Facebook Page

Wayne County Irish Society
31975 Cowan
Westland 48185

ITALIAN

Americans Of Italian Origin Society
18336 Lister E.
Detroit 48021

JEWISH

Jewish Genealogical Society of Michigan
PO Box 251693
West Bloomfield MI 48325-1693
Publication is Generations published quarterly
Located in Oakland County
MGC Member of Michigan Genealogical Council Facebook Page

POLISH

Polish Genealogical Society of Michigan
c/o Burton Collection
5201 Woodward Avenue
Detroit MI 48202-4007
Publication is The Polish Eaglet published three times a year
Located in Wayne County
MGC Member of Michigan Genealogical Council
Facebook Page

Polish Heritage Society
P.O. Box 1844
Grand Rapids 49501

SCOTTISH

The St. Andrew's Society of Detroit
2360 Rochester Ct
Troy Mi 48083
Phone:(248) 526-1849
Fax:(248) 528-1477
Contact: kilgour@detroitscots.com

Family History Centers
[edit | edit source]

Family history centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See family history center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.


Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Mackinac County, Michigan" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, "https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mackinac_County,_Michigan."
  2. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Mackinac County, Michigan . Page 343-351 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002; Alice Eichholz, ed. Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources, Third ed. (Provo, Utah: Ancestry, 2004), 346-349.
  3. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Mackinac County, Michigan page 347, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  4. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).