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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Michigan]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Marquette County'''
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Guide to '''Marquette County Michigan genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Marquette County
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| state = Michigan
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| founded year = 1843
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| founded date = March 9
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| seat = Marquette
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| building address = Marquette County Courthouse[[Image:Marquette County Michigan Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px]]<br>234 W Baraga Ave.<br>Marquette, MI 49855<br>Phone: (906) 225-8330<br>  [http://www.co.marquette.mi.us/county_government/index.htm'''Marquette County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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<br>County Clerk has birth and death records from 1867,<br> marriage records from 1851, divorce and court records from 1852. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Marquette County, Michigan page 348, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
==== Parent County Michigan, Marquette<br> ====
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==== Parent County ====
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'''1843--'''Marquette County was created 9 March 1843&nbsp;from [[Chippewa County, Michigan|Chippewa]] and [[Mackinac County, Michigan|Mackinac]] Counties. It was attached to Chippewa and Houghton Counties prior to organization 1 December 1851.&nbsp;'''County seat: Marquette <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  ====
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*[[Alger County, Michigan|Alger]]
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*[[Baraga County, Michigan|Baraga]]
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*[[Delta County, Michigan|Delta]]
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*[[Dickinson County, Michigan|Dickinson]]
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*[[Iron County, Michigan|Iron]]
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*[[Menominee County, Michigan|Menominee]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
==== Church ====
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BillionGraves
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=50727 Humboldt Cemetery, Champion]
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=50767 Ishpeming Cemetery, Ishpeming]
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=159877 Northland Chapel Gardens, Negaumee]
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=159111 Republic Township Cemetery, Republic]
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==== Church ====
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{{MI Church Intro}}
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
  
==== Land ====
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==== Land ====
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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{{MI Land Intro}}
  
==== Maps ====
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==== Local Histories ====
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{{MI History Intro}}
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==== Maps ====
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*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of {{PAGENAME}}] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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===== Civil War  =====
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Civil War service men from Marquette County served in various regiments. Men often joined a regiment or a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are the military units that were formed in or had many men from Marquette County.
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:- [[1st Regiment, Michigan Cavalry|1st Regiment, Michigan Cavalry]], Company B
  
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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{{MI Vital Intro}}
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*'''Michigan Birth Registrations, 1867-1902'''&nbsp;-- Free name indexes and images at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/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.
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*'''Michigan Marriage Registrations, 1868-1925''' -- Free name indexes at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/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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*'''Michigan Death Registrations, 1867-1897'''--&nbsp;Free name indexes and images&nbsp;at&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1452402 FamilySearch Record Search]. &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.
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=200035&subject_disp=Michigan%2C+Marquette&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Michigan%2C+Marquette|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
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== References  ==
  
== References  ==
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{{Michigan|Michigan}}
  
 
[[Category:Marquette_County,_Michigan]]
 
[[Category:Marquette_County,_Michigan]]

Revision as of 01:58, 4 July 2013

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Guide to Marquette County Michigan genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Marquette County, Michigan
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Michigan
Location of Michigan in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 9, 1843
County Seat Marquette
Courthouse
Address Marquette County Courthouse
Marquette County Michigan Courthouse.jpg

234 W Baraga Ave.
Marquette, MI 49855
Phone: (906) 225-8330
Marquette County Website


County Courthouse


County Clerk has birth and death records from 1867,
marriage records from 1851, divorce and court records from 1852. [1]

History

Parent County

1843--Marquette County was created 9 March 1843 from Chippewa and Mackinac Counties. It was attached to Chippewa and Houghton Counties prior to organization 1 December 1851. County seat: Marquette [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

BillionGraves

Church

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.

Court

Land

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

Local histories are available for Marquette 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

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Marquette County served in various regiments. Men often joined a regiment or a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are the military units that were formed in or had many men from Marquette County.

- 1st Regiment, Michigan Cavalry, Company B

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

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.

  • 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. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Marquette County, Michigan page 348, 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).