Bay County, Michigan Genealogy

From FamilySearch Wiki

(Difference between revisions)
m
({{Michigan-stub}})
Line 1: Line 1:
{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Michigan|Michigan]] > Bay County''  
+
{{Michigan-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Michigan|Michigan]] > Bay County''  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
Line 7: Line 7:
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1857--'''Bay County was created 20 April 1857&nbsp;from [[Saginaw_County,_Michigan|Saginaw]], [[Midland_County,_Michigan|Midland]], and [[Arenac_County,_Michigan|Arenac]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Bay City <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
+
'''1857--'''Bay County was created 20 April 1857&nbsp;from [[Saginaw County, Michigan|Saginaw]], [[Midland County, Michigan|Midland]], and [[Arenac County, Michigan|Arenac]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Bay City <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
==== Record Loss ====
+
==== Record Loss ====
 +
 
 +
== Places/Localities ==
  
==Places/Localities==
 
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
*'''Cities: '''Auburn&nbsp;|&nbsp;Bay City&nbsp;| Essexville&nbsp;| Pinconning&nbsp;| Midland<br>
+
*'''Cities: '''Auburn&nbsp;|&nbsp;Bay City&nbsp;| Essexville&nbsp;| Pinconning&nbsp;| Midland<br>  
*'''Village:''' none<br>
+
*'''Village:''' none<br>  
*'''Townships:''' Bangor&nbsp;| Beaver&nbsp;| Frankenlust&nbsp;| Fraser&nbsp;| Garfield&nbsp;| Gibson&nbsp;| Hampton&nbsp;| Kawkawlin&nbsp; Merritt . Monitor . Mount Forest . Pinconning . Portsmouth . Williams<br>
+
*'''Townships:''' Bangor&nbsp;| Beaver&nbsp;| Frankenlust&nbsp;| Fraser&nbsp;| Garfield&nbsp;| Gibson&nbsp;| Hampton&nbsp;| Kawkawlin&nbsp; Merritt . Monitor . Mount Forest . Pinconning . Portsmouth . Williams<br>  
 
*'''Communities: '''Bentley . Crump, Duel, Kawkawlin&nbsp;| Linwood&nbsp;| Mount Forest&nbsp;| Munger&nbsp;| Willard&nbsp;| University Center
 
*'''Communities: '''Bentley . Crump, Duel, Kawkawlin&nbsp;| Linwood&nbsp;| Mount Forest&nbsp;| Munger&nbsp;| Willard&nbsp;| University Center
  
Line 50: Line 51:
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 +
 
*'''Michigan Birth Registrations, 1867-1902'''&nbsp;-- Free name indexes and images at [http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1459684 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 Birth Registrations, 1867-1902'''&nbsp;-- Free name indexes and images at [http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1459684 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 [http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1452395 FamilySearch&nbsp;- Pilot]. &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.  
 
*'''Michigan Marriage Registrations, 1868-1925''' -- Free name indexes at [http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1452395 FamilySearch&nbsp;- Pilot]. &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.  
Line 58: Line 60:
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=199595&subject_disp=Michigan%2C+Bay&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
+
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=199595&subject_disp=Michigan%2C+Bay&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]  
 
*[http://bay.migenweb.net/ The Bay County MIGenWeb Project], a member of [[MIGenWeb|The MIGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].
 
*[http://bay.migenweb.net/ The Bay County MIGenWeb Project], a member of [[MIGenWeb|The MIGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
<references/>
+
<references />  
  
 
[[Category:Bay_County,_Michigan]]
 
[[Category:Bay_County,_Michigan]]

Revision as of 21:50, 25 August 2010

United States > Michigan > Bay County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1857--Bay County was created 20 April 1857 from Saginaw, Midland, and Arenac Counties.
County seat: Bay City [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

  • Cities: Auburn | Bay City | Essexville | Pinconning | Midland
  • Village: none
  • Townships: Bangor | Beaver | Frankenlust | Fraser | Garfield | Gibson | Hampton | Kawkawlin  Merritt . Monitor . Mount Forest . Pinconning . Portsmouth . Williams
  • Communities: Bentley . Crump, Duel, Kawkawlin | Linwood | Mount Forest | Munger | Willard | University Center

Neighboring Counties

Arenac | Gladwin | Midland | Saginaw | Tuscola

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Bay County is part of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Saginaw.

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

Web Sites

References

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