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County Courthouse

Charlevoix County Courthouse
203 Antrim Street
Charlevoix, MI 49720
Phone: (231) 547-7200
Fax: (231) 547-7217
Toll Free Number: 1-800-548-9157
Email address: clerk@charlevoixcounty.org

History

Parent County

1869--Charlevoix County was created 2 April 1869 from Emmet, Antrim and Otsego Counties.
County seat: Charlevoix [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

  • Cities: Boyne City . Charlevoix . East Jordan
  • Village: Boyne Falls
  • Townships: Bay . Boyne Valley . Chandler . Charlevoix . Evangeline . Eveline . Hayes . Hudson . Marion . Melrose . Norwood . Peaine . South Arm . St. James . Wilson
  • Communities: Bay Shore . Norwood

Neighboring Counties

Antrim | Cheboygan | Emmet | Otsego

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Charlevoix 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 Charlevoix County.

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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

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

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

 

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