Osceola County, Michigan

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://www.osceola-county.org/ Osceloa County Courthouse]<br>301 W Upton Ave.<br>P. O. Box 208<br>Reed City, MI 49677<br>Phone: (231) 832-6104<br><br> County Clerk has birth and marriage records from 1869, <br>death and divorce records from 1870, <br>court records from 1963 and burial records. <br>Probate Judge has probate records. <br>County Treasurer has land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Osceola County, Michigan page 349, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
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[http://www.osceola-county.org/ Osceloa County Courthouse]<br>301 W Upton Ave.<br>P. O. Box 208<br>Reed City, MI 49677<br>Phone: (231) 832-6104<br><br> County Clerk has birth and marriage records from 1869, <br>death and divorce records from 1870, <br>court records from 1963 and burial records. <br>Probate Judge has probate records. <br>County Treasurer has land records. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Osceola County, Michigan page 349, {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==

Revision as of 23:53, 27 December 2012

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County Courthouse

Osceloa County Courthouse
301 W Upton Ave.
P. O. Box 208
Reed City, MI 49677
Phone: (231) 832-6104

County Clerk has birth and marriage records from 1869,
death and divorce records from 1870,
court records from 1963 and burial records.
Probate Judge has probate records.
County Treasurer has land records. [1]

History

Parent County

1840--Osceola County was created 1 April 1840 from Mackinac County. Formerly Unwattin County, until name changed to Osceola 8 March 1843. It was attached to Ottawa, Mason, Newaygo, and Mecosta Counties prior to organization 17 March 1869.  County seat: Reed City [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from Osceola County served in various regiments. Men often joined a regiment or a company (within a regiment)that originated in their county. Listed below are the military units that were formed in or had many men from Osceola County.

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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), Osceola County, Michigan page 349, 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).