Lake County, Michigan Genealogy

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*[[Mason_County,_Michigan|Mason]]
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*[[Mecosta_County,_Michigan|Mecosta]]
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*[[Newaygo_County,_Michigan|Newaygo]]
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*[[Oceana_County,_Michigan|Oceana]]
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*[[Osceola_County,_Michigan|Osceola]]
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*[[Wexford_County,_Michigan|Wexford]]
  
 
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== Resources  ==

Revision as of 00:25, 10 January 2009

 United States  > Michigan > Lake County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1840--Lake County was created 1 April 1840 from Mackinac County. Formerly Aishcum County, until the name was changed to Lake County 8 March 1843. It was attached to Ottawa, Mason, and Newaygo Counties prior to organization 1 May 1871.  County seat: Baldwin [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

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