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* Michigan is comprised of an Upper Peninsula and Lower Peninsula, with shoreline longer than every other state except Alaska. The peninsulas are surrounded by the Great Lakes: Lake Michigan, Lake Superior, Lake Erie, Lake Huron and Lake Ontario, the largest freshwater lakes in the world.
  • Many famous and interesting people grew up in Michigan. Henry Ford grew up there. He was the inventor of the automobile. The first automobile was driven in Michigan. President Gerald Ford and Thomas Edison grew up in Michigan. Charles Lindburgh lived in Michigan.
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Welcome to Michigan, The Wolverine State

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'Michigan' comes from the Indian word for Lake Superior, 'Michigamee' or variants of that word.


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  • 1894 Michigan State Census'
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    This document lists the names by ward, township, and county of United States Soldiers of the Civil War Residing in Michigan, June 1, 1894. The information was extracted from the 1894 Michigan State Census. Since the 1890 federal census was destroyed in a fire, researchers can use this list of names as an additional tool beyond the census, to document their ancestors whereabouts during the 1890's. There are approximately 50,000 names provided.

Counties

Extinct or Renamed Counties:
Aishcum | Anamickee | Bleeker | Brown | Cheonoquet | Des Moines | Dubuque | Forest | Iowa | Isle Royal | Kanotin | Kautawaubet | Kaykakee | Keskkauko | Manitou | Meegisee | Michilimackinac | Mikenauk | Neewago | Notipekago | Okkuddo | Omeena | Shawano | Tonedagana | Unwattin | Wabassee | Washington | Wyandot


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