Calhoun County, Michigan

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://www.co.calhoun.mi.us/ Calhoun County Courthouse]<br>315 W Green St.<br>Marshall, MI 49068<br>Phone: (269) 781-0730<br>Fax: (269) 781-0720<br><br>County Clerk has birth, marriage, death and court records from 1867,<br> burial records from 1952, naturalization records from 1918, <br>military discharge records from 1919 and election records&nbsp;from 1972; <br>Probate Court has probate records<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Calhoun County, Michigan page 344, {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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[http://www.co.calhoun.mi.us/ Calhoun County Courthouse]<br>315 W Green St.<br>Marshall, MI 49068<br>Phone: (269) 781-0730<br>Fax: (269) 781-0720<br><br>County Clerk has birth, marriage, death and court records from 1867,<br> burial records from 1952, naturalization records from 1918, <br>military discharge records from 1919 and election records from 1972.<br>Probate Court has probate records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Calhoun County, Michigan page 344, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1829--'''Calhoun County was created 29 October 1829&nbsp;from unorganized territory. It was attached to St. Joseph and Kalamazoo Counties prior to organization 1 April 1833. '''County seat:''' Marshall <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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Marshall <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=50243 Fairview Cemetery, Homer] BillionGraves
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=50243 Fairview Cemetery, Homer] BillionGraves  
 
*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=147622 Riverside Cemetery, Union City] BillionGraves
 
*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=147622 Riverside Cemetery, Union City] BillionGraves
  
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Civil War service men from Calhoun 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 Calhoun County.  
 
Civil War service men from Calhoun 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 Calhoun County.  
  
:- [[12th_Regiment,_Michigan_Infantry|12th Regiment, Michigan Infantry]], Companies D and H
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:- [[12th Regiment, Michigan Infantry|12th Regiment, Michigan Infantry]], Companies D and H
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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*'''[[Michigan Death Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Michigan Birth Registrations, 1867-1902]]&nbsp;-- '''Free name indexes and images at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F214010 FamilySearch]. Records include such information as name of child, birthdate and place, if still-born, illegitimate or twin, gender, race and record number.  
 
*'''[[Michigan Death Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Michigan Birth Registrations, 1867-1902]]&nbsp;-- '''Free name indexes and images at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F214010 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 [https://www.familysearch.org/search/search/index/catalog-search#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&collectionId=&fed=false&page=1&catSearchType=keywords&searchCriteria=Calhoun+Michigan+Marriage++collection&placeName=&author_givenName=&author_surname= FamilySearch]. &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. Also more information at [[Michigan Marriage Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*'''Michigan Marriage Registrations, 1868-1925''' -- Free name indexes at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/search/index/catalog-search#searchType=catalog&filtered=true&collectionId=&fed=false&page=1&catSearchType=keywords&searchCriteria=Calhoun+Michigan+Marriage++collection&placeName=&author_givenName=&author_surname= FamilySearch]. &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. Also more information at [[Michigan Marriage Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*'''[[Michigan Death Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Michigan Death Registrations, 1867-1897]]'''&nbsp;<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1236870413453_862" /><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1236870413453_263" />&nbsp;Free name indexes and images&nbsp;at&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F1131102 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.
 
*'''[[Michigan Death Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Michigan Death Registrations, 1867-1897]]'''&nbsp;<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1236870413453_862" /><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1236870413453_263" />&nbsp;Free name indexes and images&nbsp;at&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F1131102 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.
  
*'''[[Michigan Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]] This index covers events from 1822 through 1995.
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*'''[[Michigan Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]] This index covers events from 1822 through 1995.'''
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
==== Family History Centers ====
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==== Family History Centers ====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[[Battle Creek Michigan Family History Center]]
 
*[[Battle Creek Michigan Family History Center]]
  

Revision as of 17:15, 3 December 2012

United States > Michigan > Calhoun County

Contents

County Courthouse

Calhoun County Courthouse
315 W Green St.
Marshall, MI 49068
Phone: (269) 781-0730
Fax: (269) 781-0720

County Clerk has birth, marriage, death and court records from 1867,
burial records from 1952, naturalization records from 1918,
military discharge records from 1919 and election records from 1972.
Probate Court has probate records. [1]

History

Parent County

1829--

County seat

Marshall [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Battle Creek

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Calhoun 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 Calhoun County.

- 12th Regiment, Michigan Infantry, Companies D and H

Newspapers

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 FamilySearch.  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. Also more information at Michigan Marriage Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)
  • 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), Calhoun County, Michigan page 344, 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).