Gogebic County, Michigan

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://www.gogebic.org/ Gogebic County Courthouse]<br>200 N Moore St.<br>Bessemer, MI 4991<br>Phone: (906) 663-4518<br><br>County Clerk has birth, marriage, death, divorce and court <br>records from 1887 and military records. <br>Probate Court has probate records from 1887. <br>Register of Deeds has land records from 1887.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Gogebic County, Michigan page 345, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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[http://www.gogebic.org/ Gogebic County Courthouse]<br>200 N Moore St.<br>Bessemer, MI 4991<br>Phone: (906) 663-4518<br><br>County Clerk has birth, marriage, death, divorce and court <br>records from 1887 and military records. <br>Probate Court has probate records from 1887. <br>Register of Deeds has land records from 1887.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Gogebic County, Michigan page 345, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
== History  ==
 
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'''1887--'''Gogebic County was created 7 February 1887&nbsp;from [[Ontonagon County, Michigan|Ontonagon]] County.
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'''1887--'''Gogebic County was created 7 February 1887&nbsp;from [[Ontonagon County, Michigan|Ontonagon]] County.  
  
'''County seat:''' Bessemer <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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Bessemer <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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 United States  > Michigan > Gogebic County

Contents

County Courthouse

Gogebic County Courthouse
200 N Moore St.
Bessemer, MI 4991
Phone: (906) 663-4518

County Clerk has birth, marriage, death, divorce and court
records from 1887 and military records.
Probate Court has probate records from 1887.
Register of Deeds has land records from 1887.[1]

History

Parent County

1887--Gogebic County was created 7 February 1887 from Ontonagon County.

County seat:

Bessemer [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Gogebic 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 Gogebic 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

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Gogebic County, Michigan page 345, 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).