Alcona County, Michigan

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://public.alconacountymi.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=48&Itemid=62 County Courthouse]
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166 5th St.<br>Harrisville, MI 48740<br>Phone: 989-724-9470<br>Fax: 989-724-9419 <br>
  
 
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Revision as of 15:27, 5 May 2011

United States  Gotoarrow-kelly.png  Michigan  Gotoarrow-kelly.png  Alcona County

Contents

County Courthouse

County Courthouse

166 5th St.
Harrisville, MI 48740
Phone: 989-724-9470
Fax: 989-724-9419

History

Parent County

1840--Alcona County was created 1 April 1840 from Mackinac County and unorganized territory. It was formerly Neewago County, until the name was changed to Alcona County 8 March 1843. It was attached to Mackinac, Cheybogan, Iosco, and Alpena Counties prior to organization 12 March 1869.  County seat:  Harrisville [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

  • City: Harrisville
  • Village: Lincoln
  • Townships: Alcona . Caledonia . Curtis . Greenbush . Gustin . Harrisville . Hawes . Haynes . Mikado . Millen . Mitchell
  • Communities: Alcona . Alvin . Backus Beach . Barton City . Black River . Curran . Curtsville . Glennie . Greenbush . Hubbard Lake . Killmaster . Larson Beach . Lost Lake Woods . Mikado . Springport . Spruce

Neighboring Counties

Alpena | Iosco | Montmorency | Ogemaw | Oscoda |

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation


Vital Records

  • Michigan Birth Registrations, 1867-1902 -- Free name indexes and images at FamilySearch - Pilot. 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 - Pilot.  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 - Pilot.   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

  • Alcona County Genealogical Society Free membership with registration. 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910 transcribed individualized census returns. Transcribed birth, death, & marriage Records Tables, Transcribed county newspaper articles, transcribed records from Mount Joy Cemetary. Discussion forum. Lists of members searching specific surnames.

Web Sites

References

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