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Guide to '''Livingston County Michigan genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
 
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
[http://brightonlibrary.info/livingston_county_cemetery_records_index_0 Livingston County Cemetery Records Index] : Courtesy of the Brighton District Library
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*'''Michigan Birth Registrations, 1867-1902''' -- 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''' -- 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].  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].  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.  
*[http://brightonlibrary.info/marriage_notices_index_1843_1858 Marriage Notice Index 1843-1858]: Courtesy of the Brighton District Library<br>
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*[http://brightonlibrary.info/marriage_notices_index_1843_1858 Marriage Notice Index 1843-1858]: Courtesy of the Brighton District Library<br>  
*[http://brightonlibrary.info/marriage_records_index_1873_1883 Marriage Records Index: 1873-1883]: Courtesy of the Brighton District Library<br>
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*[http://brightonlibrary.info/marriage_records_index_1873_1883 Marriage Records Index: 1873-1883]: Courtesy of the Brighton District Library<br>  
 
*'''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.  
 
*'''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.  
*[http://brightonlibrary.info/death_notices_index_1843_1859 Death Notices Index: 1843-1859]: Courtesy of the Brighton District Library<br>
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*[http://brightonlibrary.info/death_notices_index_1843_1859 Death Notices Index: 1843-1859]: Courtesy of the Brighton District Library<br>  
 
*[http://brightonlibrary.info/death_records_index_1873_1883 DeathRecords Index: 1873-1889]: Courtesy of the Brighton District Library<br>
 
*[http://brightonlibrary.info/death_records_index_1873_1883 DeathRecords Index: 1873-1889]: Courtesy of the Brighton District Library<br>
  

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

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Online Records


Livingston County, Michigan
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Michigan
Location of Michigan in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 21, 1833
County Seat Howell
Courthouse
Address Livingston County Courthouse
200 E Grand River Ave.
Howell, MI 48843
Phone: (517) 546-0500
Fax: (517) 546-4354
Livingston County Website

Contents

County Courthouse


County Clerk has birth, death, divorce and court records from 1867
and marriage records from 1836.
Probate Judge has probate records;
Register of Deeds has land records. [1]

History

Parent County

1833--Livingston County was created 21 March 1833 from Shiawassee and Washtenaw Counties. It was attached to Shiawassee and Washtenaw Counties prior to organization 4 April 1836. County seat: Howell [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Livingston County Cemetery Records Index : Courtesy of the Brighton District Library

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

  • Brighton Obituary Index, 1880 - present -- provided by the Brighton Public Library. Incudes obits from the Brighton Argus, the ivingston County Argus-Dispatch , and the Livingston Daily Press and Argus.

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.
  • Marriage Notice Index 1843-1858: Courtesy of the Brighton District Library
  • Marriage Records Index: 1873-1883: Courtesy of the Brighton District Library
  • 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.
  • Death Notices Index: 1843-1859: Courtesy of the Brighton District Library
  • DeathRecords Index: 1873-1889: Courtesy of the Brighton District Library

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), Livingston County, Michigan page 347, 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).