Ottawa County, Michigan Genealogy
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
Coopersville | Ferrysburg | Grand Haven | Holland | Hudsonville | Zeeland
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
Allendale | Beechwood | Drenthe | Eastmanville | Jenison | Marne
- Find A Grave
- Index to Records of Ottawa County Cemeteries
- The Tombstone Transcription Project
1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 and 1900 US Federal Censuses for Ottawa, Michigan can be found at FamilySearch Record Search - Pilot. Free searchable name indexes and images are available for most census years.
- Ottawa County Michigan Church Directory: A listing of some of the different churches in Ottawa.
- Ottawa County Courthouses (Found on left side of home page.)
- Index to Birth Records in Ottawa County 1867-1902
- 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.
- Index to Marriage Records in Ottawa County
- 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.
- Index to Death Records in Ottawa County
- 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
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- Family History Library Catalog
- Ottawa County, wikipedia
- Family History 101. Brief history, facts and where to find records in Ottawa Co.
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).