St. Clair County, Michigan Genealogy

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Michigan]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''St. Clair County'''
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Guide to '''St. Clair County Michigan genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = St. Clair County
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| state = Michigan
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| founded year = 1820
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| founded date = March 28
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| seat = Port Huron
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| building address = St. Clair County Courthouse<br>201 McMorran Blvd.<br>Port Huron, MI 48060-4006<br>Phone: (810) 985-2200<br> [http://www.stclaircounty.org/offices/courts/'''St. Clair County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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<br>County Clerk has birth records from 1867, marriage records from 1834, <br>death records from 1868, divorce and court records from 1849. <ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), St Clair County, Michigan page 350, {{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  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1820--'''St. Clair County was created 28 March 1820&nbsp;from Macomb County. It was attached to Macomb County prior to organization 8 May 1821. &nbsp;'''County seat:''' Port Huron <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1820--'''St. Clair County was created 28 March 1820&nbsp;from [[Macomb County, Michigan|Macomb]] County. It was attached to Macomb County prior to organization 8 May 1821. &nbsp;'''County seat:''' Port Huron <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
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*[[Lapeer County, Michigan|Lapeer]]
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*[[Macomb County, Michigan|Macomb]]
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*[[Sanilac County, Michigan|Sanilac]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Maps  ====
 
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Standard atlas of St. Clair County, Michigan&nbsp;: including a plat book of the villages, cities and townships of the county...farmers directory, reference business directory and departments devoted to general information / compiled and published by Geo. A. Ogle &amp; Co.<br>Geo. A. Ogle &amp; Co.<br>Chicago: Geo. A. Ogle, 1897.&nbsp;
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[http://quod.lib.umich.edu/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=micounty;cc=micounty;view=toc;idno=BAC4462.0001.001 http://quod.lib.umich.edu/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=micounty;cc=micounty;view=toc;idno=BAC4462.0001.001]
  
 
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Civil War service men from St. Clair 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 St. Clair County.
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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.
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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.
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*'''Michigan Deat Records, 1897-1920- '''Images are available free at [http://www.seekingmichigan.org www.seekingmichigan.org]
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*'''[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mistcla2/ St. Clair County Marriages and Deaths] '''-- Marriages beginning in 1838 and ending in 1898.&nbsp; Includes all the County plus data on Ontario Canada names.
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*Another [http://www.granniesgenealogygarden.com/Granny1/clair1.html '''St. Clair County Marriage''']&nbsp;site lists people from Lambton County., Ontario, Canada and elsewhere in Ontario who were married in St. Clair County, Michigan. (Most marriages took place in Port Huron, Mich).
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Blue Water Michigan Family History Center]]
  
 
== 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=200326&subject_disp=Michigan%2C+St%2E+Clair&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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Guide to St. Clair County Michigan genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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St. Clair County, Michigan
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Michigan
Location of Michigan in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 28, 1820
County Seat Port Huron
Courthouse
Address St. Clair County Courthouse
201 McMorran Blvd.
Port Huron, MI 48060-4006
Phone: (810) 985-2200
St. Clair County Website

Contents

County Courthouse


County Clerk has birth records from 1867, marriage records from 1834,
death records from 1868, divorce and court records from 1849. [1]

History

Parent County

1820--St. Clair County was created 28 March 1820 from Macomb County. It was attached to Macomb County prior to organization 8 May 1821.  County seat: Port Huron [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Standard atlas of St. Clair County, Michigan : including a plat book of the villages, cities and townships of the county...farmers directory, reference business directory and departments devoted to general information / compiled and published by Geo. A. Ogle & Co.
Geo. A. Ogle & Co.
Chicago: Geo. A. Ogle, 1897. 

http://quod.lib.umich.edu/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=micounty;cc=micounty;view=toc;idno=BAC4462.0001.001

Military

Civil War

Civil War service men from St. Clair 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 St. Clair 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.
  • Michigan Deat Records, 1897-1920- Images are available free at www.seekingmichigan.org
  • St. Clair County Marriages and Deaths -- Marriages beginning in 1838 and ending in 1898.  Includes all the County plus data on Ontario Canada names.
  • Another St. Clair County Marriage site lists people from Lambton County., Ontario, Canada and elsewhere in Ontario who were married in St. Clair County, Michigan. (Most marriages took place in Port Huron, Mich).

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), St Clair County, Michigan page 350, 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).