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Guide to '''Michigan ancestry, family history, and genealogy '''birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
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}}<div style="padding-left: 1px; float: left; width: 74%"><center>''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Michigan]]''</center><br>{{TitleStyle1}}Welcome to the Michigan page,<br>the Wolverine State{{/p}}[[Image:{{Shelbygt}}]]'''''Most unique genealogical features:'''''
 
*[[Michigan Archives and Libraries|Detroit Public Library]] has a worldwide scope genealogy collection.<ref name="null">Shirley M. De Boer, ''Research in Michigan'' (Arlington, Va.: National Genealogical Society, 2008) ({{FHL|1473373|item}} 977.4 D27d), 13. [http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/231753363 WorldCat entry].</ref>
 
*''Michigan Censuses 1710-1830'' indexes 16 [[Michigan Census#State.2C_territorial.2C_and_colonial_censuses|pre-statehood censuses]].<ref>De Boer, 22.</ref>
 
*Michigan's county and township governments were patterned after New England and New York.<ref>De Boer, 25.</ref>
 
 
 
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==Michigan Information==
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Michigan became the twenty-sixth state admitted to the Union in January 26, 1837. Michigan was created from Michigan Territory and is located in the Midwestern region of the United States.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Michigan " in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michigan (accessed 15 March 2016).</ref>  There are 83 counties in the U.S. state of Michigan. The State capital is Lansing. <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "List of US States by Date of Admission," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_U.S._states_by_date_of_admission_to_the_Union, accessed 09/18/2016.</ref>
  
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*[[Alcona County, Michigan|Alcona]]
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<h3>Getting Started with Michigan Research</h3>
*[[Alger County, Michigan|Alger]]
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Links to articles on getting started with Michigan research.
*[[Allegan County, Michigan|Allegan]]
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*[[Step-by-Step Michigan Research, 1880-Present]]
*[[Alpena County, Michigan|Alpena]]
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*[[How to Find Michigan Birth Records|How to Find Birth Records]]
*[[Antrim County, Michigan|Antrim]]  
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*[[How to Find Michigan Marriage Records|How to Find Marriage Records]]
*[[Arenac County, Michigan|Arenac]]  
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*[[How to Find Michigan Death Records|How to Find Death Records]]
*[[Baraga County, Michigan|Baraga]]  
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*[[Michigan Research Tips and Strategies|Research Strategies]]
*[[Barry County, Michigan|Barry]]  
 
*[[Bay County, Michigan|Bay]]
 
*[[Benzie County, Michigan|Benzie]]
 
*[[Berrien County, Michigan|Berrien]]
 
*[[Branch County, Michigan|Branch]]
 
*[[Calhoun County, Michigan|Calhoun]]
 
*[[Cass County, Michigan|Cass]]
 
*[[Charlevoix County, Michigan|Charlevoix]]
 
*[[Cheboygan County, Michigan|Cheboygan]]
 
*[[Chippewa County, Michigan|Chippewa]]
 
*[[Clare County, Michigan|Clare]]
 
*[[Clinton County, Michigan|Clinton]]
 
*[[Crawford County, Michigan|Crawford]]
 
*[[Delta County, Michigan|Delta]]
 
  
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*[[Dickinson County, Michigan|Dickinson]]
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<h3>Michigan Research Tools</h3>
*[[Eaton County, Michigan|Eaton]]
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Links to articles and websites that assist in Michigan research.
*[[Emmet County, Michigan|Emmet]]  
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/michigan/ Boundary Changes for Michigan Counties]  
*[[Genesee County, Michigan|Genesee]]
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*[[Michigan Archives and Libraries|Michigan Archives and Libraries]]
*[[Gladwin County, Michigan|Gladwin]]  
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*[http://www.migenweb.net/ MIGenWeb]  
*[[Gogebic County, Michigan|Gogebic]]  
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*[https://geonames.usgs.gov/apex/f?p=138:1:5707269042885 Geographical Names Information System] - U.S. gazetteer of places, cemeteries and post offices in Michigan .
*[[Grand Traverse County, Michigan|Grand Traverse]]  
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|}{{Click|Image:MI_ORP.png|Michigan Online Genealogy Records}} [[File:Ask the Community Button New Version.jpg|link=FamilySearch Genealogy Research Groups on Facebook]]
*[[Gratiot County, Michigan|Gratiot]]
 
*[[Hillsdale County, Michigan|Hillsdale]]
 
*[[Houghton County, Michigan|Houghton]]
 
*[[Huron County, Michigan|Huron]]
 
*[[Ingham County, Michigan|Ingham]]
 
*[[Ionia County, Michigan|Ionia]]
 
*[[Iosco County, Michigan|Iosco]]
 
*[[Iron County, Michigan|Iron]]
 
*[[Isabella County, Michigan|Isabella]]
 
*[[Jackson County, Michigan|Jackson]]
 
*[[Kalamazoo County, Michigan|Kalamazoo]]
 
*[[Kalkaska County, Michigan|Kalkaska]]
 
*[[Kent County, Michigan|Kent]]
 
*[[Keweenaw County, Michigan|Keweenaw]]
 
  
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== Michigan Clickable Map==
*[[Lake County, Michigan|Lake]]
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Many genealogy records are kept on the county level in the United States. Click on a county below to go to the county Wiki article listing more information.
*[[Lapeer County, Michigan|Lapeer]]
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*[[Leelanau County, Michigan|Leelanau]]
 
*[[Lenawee County, Michigan|Lenawee]]
 
*[[Livingston County, Michigan|Livingston]]
 
*[[Luce County, Michigan|Luce]]
 
*[[Mackinac County, Michigan|Mackinac]]
 
*[[Macomb County, Michigan|Macomb]]
 
*[[Manistee County, Michigan|Manistee]]
 
*[[Marquette County, Michigan|Marquette]]
 
*[[Mason County, Michigan|Mason]]
 
*[[Mecosta County, Michigan|Mecosta]]
 
*[[Menominee County, Michigan|Menominee]]
 
*[[Midland County, Michigan|Midland]]
 
*[[Missaukee County, Michigan|Missaukee]]
 
*[[Monroe County, Michigan|Monroe]]
 
*[[Montcalm County, Michigan|Montcalm]]
 
*[[Montmorency County, Michigan|Montmorency]]
 
*[[Muskegon County, Michigan|Muskegon]]
 
*[[Newaygo County, Michigan|Newaygo]]
 
*[[Oakland County, Michigan|Oakland]]
 
 
 
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*[[Oceana County, Michigan|Oceana]]
 
*[[Ogemaw County, Michigan|Ogemaw]]
 
*[[Ontonagon County, Michigan|Ontonagon]]
 
*[[Osceola County, Michigan|Osceola]]
 
*[[Oscoda County, Michigan|Oscoda]]
 
*[[Otsego County, Michigan|Otsego]]
 
*[[Ottawa County, Michigan|Ottawa]]
 
*[[Presque Isle County, Michigan|Presque Isle]]
 
*[[Roscommon County, Michigan|Roscommon]]
 
*[[Saginaw County, Michigan|Saginaw]]
 
*[[Sanilac County, Michigan|Sanilac]]
 
*[[Schoolcraft County, Michigan|Schoolcraft]]
 
*[[Shiawassee County, Michigan|Shiawassee]]
 
*[[St. Clair County, Michigan|St. Clair]]
 
*[[St. Joseph County, Michigan|St. Joseph]]
 
*[[Tuscola County, Michigan|Tuscola]]
 
*[[Van Buren County, Michigan|Van Buren]]
 
*[[Washtenaw County, Michigan|Washtenaw]]
 
*[[Wayne County, Michigan|Wayne]]
 
*[[Wexford County, Michigan|Wexford]]
 
  
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==Counties==
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*[[Alcona County, Michigan Genealogy|Alcona]]
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*[[Alger County, Michigan Genealogy|Alger]]
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*[[Allegan County, Michigan Genealogy|Allegan]]
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*[[Alpena County, Michigan Genealogy|Alpena]]
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*[[Antrim County, Michigan Genealogy|Antrim]]
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*[[Arenac County, Michigan Genealogy|Arenac]]
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*[[Baraga County, Michigan Genealogy|Baraga]]
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*[[Barry County, Michigan Genealogy|Barry]]
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*[[Bay County, Michigan Genealogy|Bay]]
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*[[Benzie County, Michigan Genealogy|Benzie]]
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*[[Berrien County, Michigan Genealogy|Berrien]]
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*[[Branch County, Michigan Genealogy|Branch]]
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*[[Calhoun County, Michigan Genealogy|Calhoun]]
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*[[Cass County, Michigan Genealogy|Cass]]
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*[[Charlevoix County, Michigan Genealogy|Charlevoix]]
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*[[Cheboygan County, Michigan Genealogy|Cheboygan]]
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*[[Chippewa County, Michigan Genealogy|Chippewa]]
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*[[Clare County, Michigan Genealogy|Clare]]
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*[[Clinton County, Michigan Genealogy|Clinton]]
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*[[Crawford County, Michigan Genealogy|Crawford]]
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*[[Delta County, Michigan Genealogy|Delta]]
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*[[Dickinson County, Michigan Genealogy|Dickinson]]
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*[[Eaton County, Michigan Genealogy|Eaton]]
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*[[Emmet County, Michigan Genealogy|Emmet]]
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*[[Genesee County, Michigan Genealogy|Genesee]]
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*[[Gladwin County, Michigan Genealogy|Gladwin]]
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*[[Gogebic County, Michigan Genealogy|Gogebic]]
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*[[Grand Traverse County, Michigan Genealogy|Grand Traverse]]
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*[[Gratiot County, Michigan Genealogy|Gratiot]]
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*[[Hillsdale County, Michigan Genealogy|Hillsdale]]
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*[[Houghton County, Michigan Genealogy|Houghton]]
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*[[Huron County, Michigan Genealogy|Huron]]
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*[[Ingham County, Michigan Genealogy|Ingham]]
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*[[Ionia County, Michigan Genealogy|Ionia]]
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*[[Iosco County, Michigan Genealogy|Iosco]]
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*[[Iron County, Michigan Genealogy|Iron]]
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*[[Isabella County, Michigan Genealogy|Isabella]]
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*[[Jackson County, Michigan Genealogy|Jackson]]
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*[[Kalamazoo County, Michigan Genealogy|Kalamazoo]]
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*[[Kalkaska County, Michigan Genealogy|Kalkaska]]
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*[[Kent County, Michigan Genealogy|Kent]]
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*[[Keweenaw County, Michigan Genealogy|Keweenaw]]
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*[[Lake County, Michigan Genealogy|Lake]]
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*[[Lapeer County, Michigan Genealogy|Lapeer]]
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*[[Leelanau County, Michigan Genealogy|Leelanau]]
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*[[Lenawee County, Michigan Genealogy|Lenawee]]
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*[[Livingston County, Michigan Genealogy|Livingston]]
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*[[Luce County, Michigan Genealogy|Luce]]
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*[[Mackinac County, Michigan Genealogy|Mackinac]]
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*[[Macomb County, Michigan Genealogy|Macomb]]
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*[[Manistee County, Michigan Genealogy|Manistee]]
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*[[Marquette County, Michigan Genealogy|Marquette]]
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*[[Mason County, Michigan Genealogy|Mason]]
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*[[Mecosta County, Michigan Genealogy|Mecosta]]
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*[[Menominee County, Michigan Genealogy|Menominee]]
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*[[Midland County, Michigan Genealogy|Midland]]
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*[[Missaukee County, Michigan Genealogy|Missaukee]]
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*[[Monroe County, Michigan Genealogy|Monroe]]
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*[[Montcalm County, Michigan Genealogy|Montcalm]]
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*[[Montmorency County, Michigan Genealogy|Montmorency]]
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*[[Muskegon County, Michigan Genealogy|Muskegon]]
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*[[Newaygo County, Michigan Genealogy|Newaygo]]
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*[[Oakland County, Michigan Genealogy|Oakland]]
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*[[Oceana County, Michigan Genealogy|Oceana]]
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*[[Ogemaw County, Michigan Genealogy|Ogemaw]]
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*[[Ontonagon County, Michigan Genealogy|Ontonagon]]
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*[[Osceola County, Michigan Genealogy|Osceola]]
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*[[Oscoda County, Michigan Genealogy|Oscoda]]
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*[[Otsego County, Michigan Genealogy|Otsego]]
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*[[Ottawa County, Michigan Genealogy|Ottawa]]
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*[[Presque Isle County, Michigan Genealogy|Presque Isle]]
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*[[Roscommon County, Michigan Genealogy|Roscommon]]
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*[[Saginaw County, Michigan Genealogy|Saginaw]]
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*[[Sanilac County, Michigan Genealogy|Sanilac]]
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*[[Schoolcraft County, Michigan Genealogy|Schoolcraft]]
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*[[Shiawassee County, Michigan Genealogy|Shiawassee]]
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*[[St. Clair County, Michigan Genealogy|St. Clair]]
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*[[St. Joseph County, Michigan Genealogy|St. Joseph]]
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*[[Tuscola County, Michigan Genealogy|Tuscola]]
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*[[Van Buren County, Michigan Genealogy|Van Buren]]
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*[[Washtenaw County, Michigan Genealogy|Washtenaw]]
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*[[Wayne County, Michigan Genealogy|Wayne]]
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*[[Wexford County, Michigan Genealogy|Wexford]]
 
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'''Click''' on the map below to go to a county page. '''Hover''' over a county to see its name. To see a '''larger''' version of the map, [[Michigan Counties Map|click here]]. {{MIimagemap2}}
 
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'''Extinct or Renamed Counties:&nbsp;''' [[Aishcum County, Michigan|Aishcum]]{{·}} [[Anamickee County, Michigan|Anamickee]]{{·}} [[Bleeker County, Michigan|Bleeker]]{{·}} [[Brown County, Michigan|Brown]]{{·}} [[Cheonoquet County, Michigan|Cheonoquet]]{{·}} [[Des Moines County, Michigan|Des Moines]]{{·}} [[Dubuque County, Michigan|Dubuque]]{{·}} [[Forest County, Michigan|Forest]]{{·}} [[Iowa County, Michigan|Iowa]]{{·}} [[Isle Royal County, Michigan|Isle Royal]]{{·}} [[Kanotin County, Michigan|Kanotin]]{{·}} [[Kautawaubet County, Michigan|Kautawaubet]]{{·}} [[Kaykakee County, Michigan|Kaykakee]]{{·}} [[Keskkauko County, Michigan|Keskkauko]]{{·}} [[Manitou County, Michigan|Manitou]]{{·}} [[Meegisee County, Michigan|Meegisee]]{{·}} [[Michilimackinac County, Michigan|Michilimackinac]]{{·}} [[Mikenauk County, Michigan|Mikenauk]]{{·}} [[Neewago County, Michigan|Neewago]]{{·}} [[Notipekago County, Michigan|Notipekago]]{{·}} [[Okkuddo County, Michigan|Okkuddo]]{{·}} [[Omeena County, Michigan|Omeena]]{{·}} [[Shawano County, Michigan|Shawano]]{{·}} [[Tonedagana County, Michigan|Tonedagana]]{{·}} [[Unwattin County, Michigan|Unwattin]]{{·}} [[Wabassee County, Michigan|Wabassee]]{{·}} [[Washington County, Michigan|Washington]]{{·}} [[Wyandot County, Michigan|Wyandot]]
 
  
=== Major Repositories  ===
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'''Extinct or Renamed Counties:&nbsp;''' [[Aishcum County, Michigan Genealogy|Aishcum]]{{·}} [[Anamickee County, Michigan Genealogy|Anamickee]]{{·}} [[Bleeker County, Michigan Genealogy|Bleeker]]{{·}} [[Brown County, Michigan Genealogy|Brown]]{{·}} [[Cheonoquet County, Michigan Genealogy|Cheonoquet]]{{·}} [[Des Moines County, Michigan Genealogy|Des Moines]]{{·}} [[Dubuque County, Michigan Genealogy|Dubuque]]{{·}} [[Forest County, Michigan Genealogy|Forest]]{{·}} [[Iowa County, Michigan Genealogy|Iowa]]{{·}} [[Isle Royal County, Michigan Genealogy|Isle Royal]]{{·}} [[Kanotin County, Michigan Genealogy|Kanotin]]{{·}} [[Kautawaubet County, Michigan Genealogy|Kautawaubet]]{{·}} [[Kaykakee County, Michigan Genealogy|Kaykakee]]{{·}} [[Keskkauko County, Michigan Genealogy|Keskkauko]]{{·}} [[Manitou County, Michigan Genealogy|Manitou]]{{·}} [[Meegisee County, Michigan Genealogy|Meegisee]]{{·}} [[Michilimackinac County, Michigan Genealogy|Michilimackinac]]{{·}} [[Mikenauk County, Michigan Genealogy|Mikenauk]]{{·}} [[Neewago County, Michigan Genealogy|Neewago]]{{·}} [[Notipekago County, Michigan Genealogy|Notipekago]]{{·}} [[Okkuddo County, Michigan Genealogy|Okkuddo]]{{·}} [[Omeena County, Michigan Genealogy|Omeena]]{{·}} [[Shawano County, Michigan Genealogy|Shawano]]{{·}} [[Tonedagana County, Michigan Genealogy|Tonedagana]]{{·}} [[Unwattin County, Michigan Genealogy|Unwattin]]{{·}} [[Wabassee County, Michigan Genealogy|Wabassee]]{{·}} [[Washington County, Michigan Genealogy|Washington]]{{·}} [[Wyandot County, Michigan Genealogy|Wyandot]]
  
[[Archives of Michigan]]{{·}} [[Library of Michgan]]{{·}} [[Detroit Public Library]]{{·}} 6 regional repositories{{·}} [[National Archives Great Lakes Region (Chicago)]]{{·}} [[Newberry Library]]{{·}} [[Allen County Public Library]]
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== Michigan Migration Routes  ==
  
=== Migration Routes  ===
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[[Erie Canal]]{{·}} [[Lake Erie]]{{·}} [[Lake Huron]]{{·}} [[Lake Michigan]]{{·}} [[Lake Superior]]{{·}} [[Soo Locks]]{{·}} [[Detroit-Chicago Road]]{{·}} [[Detroit-Vincennes Road]]{{·}} [[Ft. Gratiot Road]]{{·}} [[Grand River Road]]{{·}} [[Great Trail]] or Great Path{{·}} [[La Plaissance Bay Road]]{{·}} [[Lake Shore Path]] or Lake Trail{{·}} [[Maumee-Jonesville Road]]{{·}} [[Monroe Road]]{{·}} [[Saginaw Road]]{{·}} [[Sauk Trail]]{{·}} [[Tennessee, Ohio and Great Lakes Trail]]{{·}} [[Vincennes-Indianapolis-Detroit Road]]{{·}} [[Erie-Kalamazoo Railroad]]
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*[[Detroit-Chicago Road]]
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*[[Erie Canal]]
 
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*[[Erie-Kalamazoo Railroad]]
'''''[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/michigan/1894_state_census.htm 1894 Michigan State Census]''''' This Internet site lists soldiers by name with their ward, township, and county as shown on the census of United States Soldiers of the Civil War Residing in Michigan, June 1, 1894, part of a state census. Since the 1890 federal census was partially destroyed in a fire, researchers can use this list of names as an additional tool beyond the census, to document their ancestor's whereabouts during the 1890's. There are approximately 50,000 names listed. For further details, see the [[Michigan Census]] Wiki page. [[Image:Michigan.png|right|200px|Michigan.png]]
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*[[Migration Roads in Michigan|Fort Gratiot Road]]
 
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*[[Lake Erie]]
=== Research Tools  ===
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*[[Lake Huron]]
 
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*The [http://www.migenweb.org// The Michigan GenWeb Project] provides county information about formation date, parent county, county seat, bibliography, cemeteries, census, churches, towns, history, look ups, obituaries, queries, repositories, surname registry, and many Internet links.
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*[[Lake Michigan]]
*[http://mymichigangenealogy.com/index.htm Family History 101 - My Michigan Genealogy] contains Michigan state history, links to counties and county histories, where to find records in each county and online links.
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*[[Lake Superior]]
*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/michigan-my-michigan/579 Michigan, My Michigan] is a new course on FamilySearch.org.
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*[[Great Path]]
 
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*[[Grand River Road]]
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*[[Migration Roads in Michigan|Maumee-Jonesville Road]]
 
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*[[Migration Roads in Michigan|Monroe Road]]
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*[[Saginaw Road]]
 
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*[[Sauk Trail]]
*Michigan is comprised of an Upper Peninsula and Lower Peninsula, with shoreline longer than every other state except Alaska. The peninsulas are surrounded by the Great Lakes: Lake Michigan, Lake Superior, Lake Erie, Lake Huron and Lake Ontario, the largest freshwater lakes in the world.
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*Many famous and interesting people grew up in Michigan. Henry Ford grew up there. He was the inventor of the automobile. The first automobile was driven in Michigan. President Gerald Ford and Thomas Edison grew up in Michigan. Charles Lindburgh lived in Michigan.
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*[[Soo Locks]]
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*[[Tennessee, Ohio and Great Lakes Trail]]
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*[[Vincennes-Indianapolis-Detroit Road|Detroit-Vincennes Road]]
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'''Wiki articles describing online collections are found at:'''
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==FamilySearch Resources==
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Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in resourcing your family.<br>
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*[[Genealogy Help on Facebook|Facebook Communities]] - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
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*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/home.html Learning Center] - Online genealogy courses
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/location/17?region=United+States+of+America&englishRegion=United+States+of+America Historical Records] - databases and record images on FamilySearch
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*[https://familysearch.org/locations/centerlocator?c=Michigan Family History Center locator map]
  
*[[Michigan 1894 State Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Michigan 1894 State Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)&nbsp;]]  
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== Additional Resources ==
*[[Michigan Births and Christenings (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Michigan Births and Christenings (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*'''2001-2014''' - {{RecordSearch|2311973|Currentobituary.com index, 2001-2014}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
*[[Michigan Birth Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Michigan Birth Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/mi/ Cyndi's List] - Michigan genealogy sites on the internet
*[[Michigan, County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Michigan, County Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/mich/ Michigan Genealogy Trails] - collection of transcribed data for the state of Michigan  
*[[Michigan Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Michigan Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[https://www.accessgenealogy.com/michigan-genealogy Access Genealogy] – Genealogy guide for Michigan  
*[[Michigan Death Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Michigan Death Records (FamilySearch Histoical Records)]]
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*[http://www.ancestorhunt.com/michigan-genealogy.htm Ancestorhunt.com] - resources for Michigan genealogy research
*[[Michigan, Detroit Manifests of Individuals Entering Through the Port of Detroit (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Michigan, Detroit Manifests of Individuals Entering Through the Port of Detroit (FamilySearch HistoricalRecords)]]<br>
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*[http://www.raogk.org/michigan-genealogy/ Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness] - Guide to Ancestry and Family Tree Records for Michigan  
*[[Michigan Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Michigan Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[http://files.lib.byu.edu/family-history-library/research-outlines/US/Michigan.pdf Michigan Research Outline] – Original Family History Library research outline; contains many out of date links
*[[Image:Michigan flag.png|right|180px|Michigan flag.png]][[Michigan Marriage Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Michigan Marriage Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]<br>
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*[http://www.everynameindex.com/index.html Every Name Index]
*[[Michigan Probate Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Michigan Probate Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]<br>
 
  
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United States
Michigan
Michigan Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
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The FamilySearch moderator for Michigan is Sallyrose1.

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

Michigan Information

Michigan became the twenty-sixth state admitted to the Union in January 26, 1837. Michigan was created from Michigan Territory and is located in the Midwestern region of the United States.[1] There are 83 counties in the U.S. state of Michigan. The State capital is Lansing. [2]

Getting Started

Getting Started with Michigan Research

Links to articles on getting started with Michigan research.

Michigan Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Michigan research.

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Michigan Clickable Map

Many genealogy records are kept on the county level in the United States. Click on a county below to go to the county Wiki article listing more information.

Keweenaw CountyHoughton CountyOntonagon CountyGogebic CountyBaraga CountyIron CountyMarquette CountyAlger CountyDickinson CountyMenominee CountyDelta CountySchoolcraft CountyLuce CountyChippewa CountyMackinac CountyEmmet CountyCheboygan CountyPresque Isle CountyCharlevoix CountyOtsego CountyMontmorency CountyAlpena CountyAntrim CountyLeelanau CountyBenzie CountyGrand Traverse CountyKalkaska CountyCrawford CountyOscoda CountyAlcona CountyManistee CountyWexford CountyMissaukee CountyRoscommon CountyOgemaw CountyIosco CountyMason CountyLake CountyOsceola CountyClare CountyGladwin CountyArenac CountyOceana CountyNewaygo CountyMecosta CountyIsabella CountyMidland CountyBay CountyMuskegon CountyKent CountyMontcalm CountyGratiot CountySaginaw CountyOttawa CountyIonia CountyClinton CountyShiawassee CountyAllegan CountyBarry CountyEaton CountyIngham CountyLivingston CountyVan Buren CountyBerrien CountyCass CountyKalamazoo CountySt. Joseph CountyCalhoun CountyBranch CountyJackson CountyHillsdale CountyLenaweeMonroe CountyWashtenaw CountyWayne CountyOakland CountyMacomb CountyGenesee CountyLapeer CountySt. Clair CountySanilac CountyTuscola CountyHuron CountyMichigan-county-map.gif

Counties


Extinct or Renamed Counties:  Aishcum · Anamickee · Bleeker · Brown · Cheonoquet · Des Moines · Dubuque · Forest · Iowa · Isle Royal · Kanotin · Kautawaubet · Kaykakee · Keskkauko · Manitou · Meegisee · Michilimackinac · Mikenauk · Neewago · Notipekago · Okkuddo · Omeena · Shawano · Tonedagana · Unwattin · Wabassee · Washington · Wyandot

Michigan Migration Routes

FamilySearch Resources

Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in resourcing your family.

Additional Resources

References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Michigan " in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michigan (accessed 15 March 2016).
  2. Wikipedia contributors, "List of US States by Date of Admission," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_U.S._states_by_date_of_admission_to_the_Union, accessed 09/18/2016.