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*'''Michigan Marriage Registrations, 1868-1925''' -- Free name indexes at [http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1452395 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.
  
 
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Revision as of 14:22, 26 March 2009

 United States  > Michigan > Ottawa County

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1831--Ottawa County was created 2 March 1831 from Mackinac County and unorganized territory.  It was attached to Kent County prior to organization 29 December 1837.  County seat: Grand Haven [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Cities

Coopersville | Ferrysburg | Grand Haven | Holland | Hudsonville | Zeeland

Villages

Spring Lake

Townships

Allendale Charter | Blendon  | Chester  | Crockery  | Georgetown Charter |Grand Haven Charter |
Holland Charter | Jamestown Charter | Olive | Park | Polkton | Port Sheldon | Robinson | Spring Lake | Tallmadge Charter | Wright | Zeeland Charter  

Unincorporated

Allendale | Beechwood | Drenthe | Eastmanville | Jenison | Marne

 

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Censuses

1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 and 1900 US Federal Censuses for Olmsted, Minnesota can be found at FamilySearch Record Search - Pilot.  Free searchable name indexes and images are available for most census years.

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth Records
Marriage Records
Death Records

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).