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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Michigan]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Missaukee County'''
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.missaukee.org/ Missaukee County Courthouse]<br>111 S Canal<br>P. O. Box 800<br>Lake City, MI 49651<br>Phone: (231) 839-4967<br><br>County Clerk has birth, marriage, death, burial, divorce, <br>court and land records from 1871. <br>Probate Judge has probate records. <br>Some records destroyed by fire 1944. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Missaukee County, Michigan page 348, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
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'''1840--'''Missaukee County was created 1&nbsp;April 1840&nbsp;from [[Mackinac_County,_Michigan|Mackinac]] County. It was attached to Mackinac, Grand Traverse, Manistee, and Wexford Counties&nbsp;prior to organization 11 March 1871.&nbsp;'''County seat:''' Lake City <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1840--'''Missaukee County was created 1&nbsp;April 1840&nbsp;from [[Mackinac County, Michigan|Mackinac]] County. It was attached to Mackinac, Grand Traverse, Manistee, and Wexford Counties&nbsp;prior to organization 11 March 1871.&nbsp;'''County seat:''' Lake City <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
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FIRE DESTROYS OLD COURTHOUSE FOR MISSAUKEE.
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FIRE DESTROYS OLD COURTHOUSE FOR MISSAUKEE.  
  
Lake City, Mich., Feb. 18 -- (AP) -- The three-story Missaukee county court house, built in 1883, was destroyed by fire yesterday, with loss estimated at $35,000.<br>Valuable county records were spared from the flames as fireproof vaults remained intact. When the blaze was discovered about noon, documents outside the vaults were rushed inside to safety.<br>The jail and sheriff's residence, threatened by the fire, were left undamaged.
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Lake City, Mich., Feb. 18 -- (AP) -- The three-story Missaukee county court house, built in 1883, was destroyed by fire yesterday, with loss estimated at $35,000.<br>Valuable county records were spared from the flames as fireproof vaults remained intact. When the blaze was discovered about noon, documents outside the vaults were rushed inside to safety.<br>The jail and sheriff's residence, threatened by the fire, were left undamaged.  
  
News - Palladium Benton Harbor Michigan 1944-02-18<br>
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News - Palladium Benton Harbor Michigan 1944-02-18<br>  
  
source:[http://www3.gendisasters.com/ ''gendisasters.com'']
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source:[http://www3.gendisasters.com/ ''gendisasters.com'']  
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Clare_County,_Michigan|Clare]]
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*[[Clare County, Michigan|Clare]]  
*[[Crawford_County,_Michigan|Crawford]]
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*[[Crawford County, Michigan|Crawford]]  
*[[Grand_Traverse_County,_Michigan|Grand Traverse]]
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*[[Grand Traverse County, Michigan|Grand Traverse]]  
*[[Kalkaska_County,_Michigan|Kalkaska]]
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*[[Kalkaska County, Michigan|Kalkaska]]  
*[[Osceola_County,_Michigan|Osceola]]
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*[[Osceola County, Michigan|Osceola]]  
*[[Roscommon_County,_Michigan|Roscommon]]
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*[[Roscommon County, Michigan|Roscommon]]  
*[[Wexford_County,_Michigan|Wexford]]
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*[[Wexford County, Michigan|Wexford]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
*'''Michigan Birth Registrations, 1867-1902'''&nbsp;-- Free name indexes and images at [http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=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.  
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*'''Michigan Marriage Registrations, 1868-1925''' -- Free name indexes at [http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1452395 FamilySearch Record Search]. &nbsp;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.  
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*'''Michigan Birth Registrations, 1867-1902'''&nbsp;-- 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 Death Registrations, 1867-1897'''--&nbsp;Free name indexes and images&nbsp;at&nbsp;[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=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.
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*'''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]. &nbsp;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.  
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*'''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.
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=200082&subject_disp=Michigan%2C+Missaukee&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Michigan%2C+Missaukee|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Revision as of 21:08, 29 January 2013

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Online Records

Contents

County Courthouse

Missaukee County Courthouse
111 S Canal
P. O. Box 800
Lake City, MI 49651
Phone: (231) 839-4967

County Clerk has birth, marriage, death, burial, divorce,
court and land records from 1871.
Probate Judge has probate records.
Some records destroyed by fire 1944. [1]

History

Parent County

1840--Missaukee County was created 1 April 1840 from Mackinac County. It was attached to Mackinac, Grand Traverse, Manistee, and Wexford Counties prior to organization 11 March 1871. County seat: Lake City [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

FIRE DESTROYS OLD COURTHOUSE FOR MISSAUKEE.

Lake City, Mich., Feb. 18 -- (AP) -- The three-story Missaukee county court house, built in 1883, was destroyed by fire yesterday, with loss estimated at $35,000.
Valuable county records were spared from the flames as fireproof vaults remained intact. When the blaze was discovered about noon, documents outside the vaults were rushed inside to safety.
The jail and sheriff's residence, threatened by the fire, were left undamaged.

News - Palladium Benton Harbor Michigan 1944-02-18

source:gendisasters.com

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), Missaukee 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).