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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Michigan]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Kalkaska County'''
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Guide to '''Kalkaska 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 = Kalkaska 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 = Kalkaska
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| building address =  Kalkaska County Courthouse<br>605 N. Birch St.<br>Kalkaska, MI 49646<br>Phone: (616) 258-3300<br> [http://www.kalkaskacounty.net/'''Kalkaska County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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<br>County Clerk has birth, marriage, death, divorce and<br>court records from 1871 and burial records.<br>Probate Judge has probate records.<br>Register of Deeds has land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Kalkaza 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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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1840--'''Kalkaska County was created from Mackinac County. '''County seat:''' Kalkaska <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1840--'''Kalkaska County was created 1 April 1840&nbsp;from [[Mackinac County, Michigan|Mackinac]] County. Formerly Wabassee County, until changed to Kalkaska 8 March 1843. It was attached to Mackinac, Grand Traverse, and Antrim Counties prior to organization 27 January 1871. '''County seat:''' Kalkaska <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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== Places/Localities ==
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== Places/Localities ==
  
==== Populated Places ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Antrim County, Michigan|Antrim]]
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*[[Crawford County, Michigan|Crawford]]
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*[[Grand Traverse County, Michigan|Grand Traverse]]
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*[[Missaukee County, Michigan|Missaukee]]
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*[[Otsego County, Michigan|Otsego]]
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*[[Roscommon County, Michigan|Roscommon]]
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*[[Wexford County, Michigan|Wexford]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=117066 Westwood Cemetery, Kalkaska] BillionGraves
  
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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*'''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.
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*'''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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*'''Michigan Death Registrations, 1867-1897'''--&nbsp;Free name indexes and images&nbsp;at&nbsp;[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1452402 FamilySearch Record Search]. &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.
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== Societies and Libraries ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*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.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=199916&subject_disp=Michigan%2C+Kalkaska&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Michigan%2C+Kalkaska|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
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Revision as of 21:28, 12 April 2013

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

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Online Records


Kalkaska County, Michigan
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Michigan
Location of Michigan in the U.S.
Facts
Founded April 1, 1840
County Seat Kalkaska
Courthouse
Address Kalkaska County Courthouse
605 N. Birch St.
Kalkaska, MI 49646
Phone: (616) 258-3300
Kalkaska County Website

Contents

County Courthouse


County Clerk has birth, marriage, death, divorce and
court records from 1871 and burial records.
Probate Judge has probate records.
Register of Deeds has land records. [1]

History

Parent County

1840--Kalkaska County was created 1 April 1840 from Mackinac County. Formerly Wabassee County, until changed to Kalkaska 8 March 1843. It was attached to Mackinac, Grand Traverse, and Antrim Counties prior to organization 27 January 1871. County seat: Kalkaska [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

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

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), Kalkaza 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).