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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://www.co.midland.mi.us/departments/extra.php?id=27&pid=608 Midland County Courthouse][[Image:Midland County Michigan Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Midland County Michigan Courthouse.jpg]]<br>220 W Ellsworth St.<br>Midland, MI 48640-5194<br>Phone: (989) 832-6850<br>Fax: (989) 837-6575<br>
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[http://www.co.midland.mi.us/departments/extra.php?id=27&pid=608 Midland County Courthouse][[Image:Midland County Michigan Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px]]<br>220 W Ellsworth St.<br>Midland, MI 48640-5194<br>Phone: (989) 832-6850<br>Fax: (989) 837-6575<br>  
  
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County Clerk has birth, marriage and death records from 1867, <br>burial records from mid-1800’s, military discharge records 1918 <br>and naturalization records 1853-1948; Clerk Circuit Court has&nbsp;divorce and court records from 1800’s; Probate Court has probate records; <br>Register of Deeds has land records from 1855<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Midland County, Michigan page 348, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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County Clerk has birth, marriage and death records from 1867, <br>burial records from mid-1800’s, military discharge records 1918 <br>and naturalization records 1853-1948. <br>Clerk Circuit Court has divorce and court records from 1800’s. <br>Probate Court has probate records. <br>Register of Deeds has land records from 1855. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Midland County, Michigan page 348, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 15:28, 23 November 2012

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

County Courthouse[edit | edit source]

Midland County Courthouse

Midland County Michigan Courthouse.jpg


220 W Ellsworth St.
Midland, MI 48640-5194
Phone: (989) 832-6850
Fax: (989) 837-6575


County Clerk has birth, marriage and death records from 1867,
burial records from mid-1800’s, military discharge records 1918
and naturalization records 1853-1948.
Clerk Circuit Court has divorce and court records from 1800’s.
Probate Court has probate records.
Register of Deeds has land records from 1855. [1]

History[edit | edit source]

Parent County[edit | edit source]

1831--Midland county was created 2 March 1831 from Saginaw County and unorganized territory. It was attached to Saginaw County prior to organization 31 December 1850. County seat: Midland [2]

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Neighboring Counties[edit | edit source]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

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Land[edit | edit source]

Local Histories[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

Military[edit | edit source]

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Probate[edit | edit source]

Taxation[edit | edit source]

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

  • 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[edit | edit source]

Family History Centers[edit | edit source]

Web Sites[edit | edit source]

  • 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[edit | edit source]

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Midland 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).