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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Michigan]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Antrim County'''
  
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Guide to '''Antrim County Michigan genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Antrim County
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| state = Michigan
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| founded year = 1840
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| founded date = April 1
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| seat = Bellaire
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| building address = Antrim County Courthouse<br>208 E Cayugoa St.<br>P. O. Box 520<br>Bellaire, MI 49615<br>Phone: (213) 533-6353<br> [http://www.antrimcounty.org/'''Antrim County Website'''] }}
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== County Courthouse  ==
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<br>County Clerk has birth, marriage, death, divorce <br>and court records from 1867 and military discharge records.<br>Probate Judge has project records from 1863.<br>Register of Deeds has land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Antrim County, Michigan page 343, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
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'''1840--'''Antrim County was created 1 April 1840&nbsp;from [[Mackinac County, Michigan|Mackinac]] County. It was formerly Messgisee County, until name was changed to Antrim County 8 March 1843.&nbsp; It was attached to Mackinac and Grand Traverse Counties prior to ogranization 11 March 1863. '''County seat: '''Bellaire <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
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== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
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*'''City''': none
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*'''Villages''': Bellaire . Central Lake . Elk Rapids . Ellsworth . Mancelona
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*'''Townships''': Banks . Central Lake . Chestonia . Custer . Echo . Elk Rapids . Forest Home . Helena . Jordan . Kearney . Mancelona . Milton . Star . Torch Lake . Warner
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*'''Communities''': Alba . Alden . Antrim. Atwood . Clam River . Eastport . Kewadin . Torch Lake
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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[[Charlevoix County, Michigan|Charlevoix]] | [[Crawford County, Michigan|Crawford]] | [[Grand Traverse County, Michigan|Grand Traverse]] | [[Kalkaska County, Michigan|Kalkaska]] | [[Otsego County, Michigan|Otsego]]
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== Resources  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Church  ====
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==== Court  ====
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==== Land  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
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==== Maps  ====
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==== Military  ====
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===== Civil War  =====
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Civil War service men from Antrim County served in various regiments. Men often joined a regiment or a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are the military units that were formed in or had many men from Antrim County.
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==== Newspapers  ====
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*[http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=LWUVeqegjeYC Bellaire Area Review] - full-text of close to 100 issues spanning 2006-2009 freely available in Google News Archive
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*[http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=JE23Nz_pzJ0C Antrim Review]- full-text of about 30 issues spanning 2006-2009 freely available in Google News Archive
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==== Probate  ====
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==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
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*'''Michigan Birth Registrations, 1867-1902'''&nbsp;-- Free name indexes and images at [https://www.familysearch.org/#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1459684 FamilySearch]. Records include such information as name of child, birthdate and place, if still-born, illegitimate or twin, gender, race and record number.
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*'''Michigan Marriage Registrations, 1868-1925''' -- Free name indexes at [https://www.familysearch.org/#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1452395FamilySearch]. &nbsp;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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*'''Michigan Death Registrations, 1867-1897 '''--&nbsp;Free name indexes and images&nbsp;at&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1452402 FamilySearch]. &nbsp;&nbsp;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.
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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== Web Sites  ==
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*{{FHL|Michigan%2C+Antrim|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}<br>
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*[http://antrim.migenweb.net/ The Antrim County MIGenWeb Project], an member of [[MIGenWeb|The MIGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].
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== References  ==
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Revision as of 21:04, 12 April 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png Michigan Gotoarrow.png Antrim County

Guide to Antrim County Michigan genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Online Records


Antrim County, Michigan
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Michigan
Location of Michigan in the U.S.
Facts
Founded April 1, 1840
County Seat Bellaire
Courthouse
Address Antrim County Courthouse
208 E Cayugoa St.
P. O. Box 520
Bellaire, MI 49615
Phone: (213) 533-6353
Antrim County Website

Contents

County Courthouse


County Clerk has birth, marriage, death, divorce
and court records from 1867 and military discharge records.
Probate Judge has project records from 1863.
Register of Deeds has land records. [1]

History

Parent County

1840--Antrim County was created 1 April 1840 from Mackinac County. It was formerly Messgisee County, until name was changed to Antrim County 8 March 1843.  It was attached to Mackinac and Grand Traverse Counties prior to ogranization 11 March 1863. County seat: Bellaire [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

  • City: none
  • Villages: Bellaire . Central Lake . Elk Rapids . Ellsworth . Mancelona
  • Townships: Banks . Central Lake . Chestonia . Custer . Echo . Elk Rapids . Forest Home . Helena . Jordan . Kearney . Mancelona . Milton . Star . Torch Lake . Warner
  • Communities: Alba . Alden . Antrim. Atwood . Clam River . Eastport . Kewadin . Torch Lake

Neighboring Counties

Charlevoix | Crawford | Grand Traverse | Kalkaska | Otsego

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Antrim County served in various regiments. Men often joined a regiment or a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are the military units that were formed in or had many men from Antrim County.

Newspapers

  • Bellaire Area Review - full-text of close to 100 issues spanning 2006-2009 freely available in Google News Archive
  • Antrim Review- full-text of about 30 issues spanning 2006-2009 freely available in Google News Archive

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

  • Michigan Birth Registrations, 1867-1902 -- Free name indexes and images at FamilySearch. 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 [1].  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.   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

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Antrim County, Michigan page 343, 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).