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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Michigan]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Iosco County'''
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Michigan]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Iosco County'''  
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Guide to '''Iosco County Michigan genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
 
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Iosco County
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| state = Michigan
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| founded year = 1840
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| founded date = April 1
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| seat = Tawas City
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| building address =  Iosco County Courthouse<br>422 W Lake St.<br>P. O. Box 838<br>Tawas City, MI 48764-0838<br>Phone: (989) 362-3497<br> [http://iosco.m33access.com/clerk.htm/'''Iosco County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://iosco.m33access.com/clerk.htm Iosco County Courthouse]<br>422 W Lake St.<br>P. O. Box 838<br>Tawas City, MI 48764-0838<br>Phone: (989) 362-3497<br><br>County Clerk has birth records from 1867, marriage records from 1862, <br>deathrecords from 1868, burial records 1961-1978, divorce and court <br>records from 1859 and naturalization records 1859-1906.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Iosco County, Michigan page 346, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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<br>County Clerk has birth records from 1867, marriage records from 1862, <br>deathrecords from 1868, burial records 1961-1978, divorce and court <br>records from 1859 and naturalization records 1859-1906.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Iosco County, Michigan page 346, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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For animated maps illustrating Michigan county boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/michigan/ "Rotating Formation Michigan County Boundary Maps"] (1790-1897) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
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For a list of record loss in Michigan counties see: [http://www.genealogyinc.com/michigan/mi-counties.html#courthouse Michigan Counties with Burned Courthouses]
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Alcona County, Michigan|Alcona]]  
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[[Alcona County, Michigan|Alcona]] {{•}}
*[[Arenac County, Michigan|Arenac]]  
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[[Arenac County, Michigan|Arenac]] {{•}}
*[[Ogemaw County, Michigan|Ogemaw]]  
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[[Ogemaw County, Michigan|Ogemaw]] {{•}}
*[[Oscoda County, Michigan|Oscoda]]
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[[Oscoda County, Michigan|Oscoda]]
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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{{MI Church Intro}}
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
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==== Land ====
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{{MI Land Intro}}
  
==== Maps ====
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{{MI History Intro}}
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[[Image:Miiosco.jpg|600px]]
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/michigan/ Maps of Michigan (1790-1897)]
  
 
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{{MI Probate Intro|Iosco}}
  
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/michigan/mi-vital-records/ How to order Michigan Vital Records]
 
*'''Michigan Birth Registrations, 1867-1902'''&nbsp;-- Free name indexes and images at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1459684 FamilySearch Record Search]. 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 [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1459684 FamilySearch Record Search]. 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/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1452395 FamilySearch Record Search]. &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 [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1452395 FamilySearch Record Search]. &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.  
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/michigan/mi-society-archive/ List of Michigan Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies]
  
 
Huron Shores Genealogical Society  
 
Huron Shores Genealogical Society  
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== Web Sites  ==
 
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/michigan/iosco-county/ Iosco County, MI History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
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*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/117010845362856133445 Michigan Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/241315555879711/ Michigan Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*{{FHL|Michigan%2C+Iosco|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|Michigan%2C+Iosco|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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== References  ==
 
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''1. "The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America", ''10th ed. (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002).&nbsp;
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Latest revision as of 02:32, 20 June 2014

United States Gotoarrow.png Michigan Gotoarrow.png Iosco County

Guide to Iosco County Michigan genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Online Records


Iosco County, Michigan
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Michigan
Location of Michigan in the U.S.
Facts
Founded April 1, 1840
County Seat Tawas City
Courthouse
Address Iosco County Courthouse
422 W Lake St.
P. O. Box 838
Tawas City, MI 48764-0838
Phone: (989) 362-3497
Iosco County Website

Contents

County Courthouse


County Clerk has birth records from 1867, marriage records from 1862,
deathrecords from 1868, burial records 1961-1978, divorce and court
records from 1859 and naturalization records 1859-1906.[1]

History

Parent County

1840--Iosco County was created 1 April 1840 from unorganized territory. It was formerly Kanotin County, until the name changed 8 March 1843. It was attached to Mackinac, Saginaw, and Cheboygan Counties prior to organization 16 February 1857.  County seat: Tawas City [2]

Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating Michigan county boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Michigan County Boundary Maps" (1790-1897) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Record Loss

For a list of record loss in Michigan counties see: Michigan Counties with Burned Courthouses

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Alcona  • Arenac  • Ogemaw  • Oscoda

Iosco CountyArenac CountyBay CountyAlpena CountyMontmorency CountyAntrim CountyOtsego CountyRoscommon CountyOsceola CountyMissaukee CountyKalkaska CountyCrawford CountyHuron CountyAlcona CountyOscoda CountyClare CountyOgemaw CountyGladwin CountyMIIosco.JPG


Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Church records and the information they provide vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Michigan denominations, view the Michigan Church Records wiki page.

Court

Land

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Michigan Land and Property for additional information about early Michigan land grants. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse and where records are currently housed.

Local Histories

Local histories are available for Iosco County, Michigan. County histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Michigan Local Histories.

Maps

Miiosco.jpg

Military

Newspapers

The Saginaw News[1]

Probate

In most counties in MIchigan, probate records have been kept by the county judge. They include wills, fee books, claim registers, legacy records, inheritance records, probate packets, and dockets. The records are available at the county courthouse.

The Family History Library Catalog lists films of probate records. To find the records for this county, use the Place Search for MIchigan - Iosco - Probate records.

Taxation

Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. A copy or an extract of most original records can be purchased as shown below:

Birth Records and Death Records from the Michigan Department of Community Health (from 1867) or the County Clerk's office of the county where the event occurred.
Marriage Records (from 1867) and Divorce Records (from 1897) from the County Clerk.

  • How to order Michigan Vital Records
  • Michigan Birth Registrations, 1867-1902 -- Free name indexes and images at FamilySearch Record Search. 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 Record Search.  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 Record Search.   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

Huron Shores Genealogical Society

http://www.usgwarchives.net/mi/iosco/3501hsgs.htm

http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~miiosco/huronpage.html

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Iosco County, Michigan page 346, 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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