Oakland County, Michigan

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'''1819--'''Oakland County was created from Macomb County. '''County seat:''' Pontiac <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1819--'''Oakland County was created 12 January 1819&nbsp;from Macomb County.&nbsp; It was attached to Macomb County prior to organization&nbsp; 28 March 1820. '''County seat:''' Pontiac <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
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Revision as of 19:45, 20 October 2008

 United States  > Michigan > Oakland County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

The town of Rochester was formed at about the time Ann Arbor was formed in [Washtenaw County]. It is north and west of Detroit. The Mack Family built the road that ran from Detroit to Pontiac and the road which split off that and went to Rochester.

Parent County

1819--Oakland County was created 12 January 1819 from Macomb County.  It was attached to Macomb County prior to organization  28 March 1820. County seat: Pontiac [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Pontiac

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

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. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).