St. Joseph County, Michigan Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
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'''1829--'''St. Joseph County was created 29 October 1829&nbsp;from unorganized territory. '''County seat:''' Centreville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1829--'''St. Joseph County was created 29 October 1829&nbsp;from unorganized territory. '''County seat:''' Centreville <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
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== Places/Localities ==
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== Places/Localities ==
  
==== Populated Places ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Branch_County,_Michigan|Branch]]
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*[[Branch County, Michigan|Branch]]  
*[[Calhoun_County,_Michigan|Calhoun]]
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*[[Calhoun County, Michigan|Calhoun]]  
*[[Cass_County,_Michigan|Cass]]
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*[[Cass County, Michigan|Cass]]  
*[[Elkhart_County,_Indiana|Elkhart County, Indiana]]
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*[[Elkhart County, Indiana|Elkhart County, Indiana]]  
*[[Kalamazoo_County,_Michigan|Kalamazoo]]
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*[[Kalamazoo County, Michigan|Kalamazoo]]  
*[[LaGrange_County,_Indiana|Lagrange County, Indiana]]
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*[[LaGrange County, Indiana|Lagrange County, Indiana]]  
*[[Van_Buren_County,_Michigan|Van Buren]]
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*[[Van Buren County, Michigan|Van Buren]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Land  ====
  
==== Local Histories ====
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* The [http://books.google.com/books?id=FkIVAAAAYAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=St.+Joseph+County+Michigan&ei=f33vSd7yMpnCyATL9YSUDg#PPA9,M2 Portrait and biographical album of St. Joseph County, Michigan] is a 606 page history of St. Joseph County that was published by Chapman brothers in 1889. The book was digitized February 11, 2008 and made available on Google Books.
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*The [http://books.google.com/books?id=FkIVAAAAYAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=St.+Joseph+County+Michigan&ei=f33vSd7yMpnCyATL9YSUDg#PPA9,M2 Portrait and biographical album of St. Joseph County, Michigan] is a 606 page history of St. Joseph County that was published by Chapman brothers in 1889. The book was digitized February 11, 2008 and made available on Google Books.
  
 
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Revision as of 23:55, 27 August 2010

United States  > Michigan > St. Joseph County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1829--St. Joseph County was created 29 October 1829 from unorganized territory. County seat: Centreville [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Mottville Township:

  • Mennonite Cemetery
  • Mottville Township Cemetery

Park Township:

  • Center Park Cemetery
  • Moorepark Road North Park or Mint Cemetery
  • Moorepark Cemetery
  • Parkville Cemetery
  • South Park Cemetery

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.
  • Michigan Death Record Search, 1867-2008 -- A free index to deaths that occurred in St. Joseph county, Michigan is available at the County Clerk's death records web site.

Societies and Libraries

Libraries:


Burr Oak Public Library

220 S 2nd

Burr Oak, MI 49030

Sturgis Public Library

255 North St

Sturgis MI 49091

Colon Library

128 S Blackstone Ave

Colon MI 49040

Three Rivers Public Library

920 W Michigan Ave

Three Rivers MI 49093

Constantine Library

165 Canaris

Constantine MI 49042

White Pigeon Library

105 N Kalamazoo St

White Pigeon MI  49099

Mendon Library

314 W Main

Mendon MI 49072

Glen Oaks Community College Library

62249 Shimmel Road

Centreville MI 49032

Nottawa Public Library

112 S Clark St

Centreville MI 49032


Societies

  • St. Joseph County Genealogical Society
  • Tri-State Genealogical Society

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).