Mackinac County, Michigan

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United States Gotoarrow.png Michigan Gotoarrow.png Mackinac County

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

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Online Records


Mackinac County, Michigan
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Michigan
Location of Michigan in the U.S.
Facts
Founded October 26, 1818
County Seat St. Ignace
Courthouse
Address Mackinac County Courthouse
100 S Marley St.
St. Ignace, MI 49781
Phone: (906) 643-7300
Mackinac County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

County Clerk has birth and death records from 1873,
marriage records from 1867, divorce and court records from 1808. [1]

History

Mackinac (pronounced 'Mackinaw') County is situated in southeastern portion upper peninsula of Michigan. The name is from Indians in the area.  The Straits of Mackinac are also named for this area and are between the two peninsulas that make up Michigan.

Parent County

1818--Mackinac County was created 26 October 1818 from Wayne County. It was formerly Michilimackinac County, until name was changed 26 January 1837.  County seat: St. Ignace [2]

Boundary Changes

  • See COUNTY EVOLUTION IN MICHIGAN, 1790-1897 by Richard W. Welch for the development of the counties in the state. This will help you to determine place of residence of your ancestors and under whose civil jurisdiction they resided. It is also useful for when you start to read the census records.


Record Loss


Places/Localities

St. Ignace

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties


Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Families

BELANGERS

http://www.genealogy.com/users/w/e/l/Terry-Weller/FILE/0001page.html

HAMMOND

LAJOICE / LAJOIE

LALONDE

T(H)ERRIAN

The Therrian family moved from Drummond Island to the Mackinac area indicated by the baptismal records of their children. Peter Isaac Therrian was French Canadian, Angelique was Indian. Josephine "Josie" Therrian is their great grand daughter..


Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers


Probate

Queries: Mailing Lists & Message Boards

Taxation

Vital Records


Societies and Libraries

Luce-Mackinac County Genealogical Society

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Mackinac 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).