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County Courthouse

Cheboygan County Courthouse
870 South Main St.
P. O. Box 70
Cheboygan, MI 49721
Phone: (231) 627-8809

County Clerk has birth, marriage and death records from 1867,
divorce and court records from 1884.
Register of Probate has probate records from 1854.
Register of Deeds has land records from 1854. [1]

History

Parent County

1840--Cheboygan County was created 1 April 1840 from Mackinac County. It was attached to Mackinac County prior to ogranization 29 January 1853. County seat: Cheboygan [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

  • City: Cheboygan
  • Villages: Mackinaw City . Wolverine
  • Townships: Aloha . Beaugrand . Benton . Burt . Ellis . Forest . Grant . Hebron. Inverness . Koehler . Mackinaw . Mentor . Mullett . Munro . Nunda . Tuscarora . Walker . Waverly . Wilmot (note: There was Maple Grove, became part of Forest in 1942.)
  • Communities: Afton . Aloha . Burt Lake . Elmhurst . Indian River . Mullett Lake . Topinabee

Neighboring Counties

Charlevoix | Emmet | Mackinac | Montmorency | Otsego | Presque Isle


Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Cheboygan 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 Cheboygan County.

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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.
  • 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), Cheboygan 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).

 

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