Menominee County, Michigan Genealogy

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| building address = Menominee County Courthouse[[Image:Menominee County Michigan Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px]]<br>839 10th Ave.<br>Menominee, MI 49858<br>Phone: (906) 863-7779<br> [http://www.menomineecounty.com/'''Menominee County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://www.menomineecounty.com/ Menominee County Courthouse][[Image:Menominee County Michigan Courthouse.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Menominee County Michigan Courthouse.jpg]]<br>839 10th Ave.<br>Menominee, MI 49858<br>Phone: (906) 863-7779<br><br>County Clerk has birth, marrige, death, divorce <br>and court records from 1861. <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), Menominee County, Michigan page 348, {{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, marrige, death, divorce <br>and court records from 1861. <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), Menominee County, Michigan page 348, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 02:21, 15 February 2013

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Menominee County, Michigan
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Michigan
Location of Michigan in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 15, 1861
County Seat Hettinger
Courthouse
Address Menominee County Courthouse
Menominee County Michigan Courthouse.jpg

839 10th Ave.
Menominee, MI 49858
Phone: (906) 863-7779
Menominee County Website

Contents

County Courthouse


County Clerk has birth, marrige, death, divorce
and court records from 1861.
Probate Judge has probate records.
Register of Deeds has land records. [1]

History

Parent County

1861--Menominee County was created 15 March 1861 from unorganized territory. Originally named Bleeker County. Name changed to Menominee 19 Mar 1863. County seat: Menoninee [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), Menominee County, Michigan page 348, 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).