Grand Traverse County, Michigan Genealogy
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
Grand Traverse County Courthouse
400 Boardman Ave.
Traverse City, MI 49684
Phone: (231) 922-4760
Grand Traverse County; 400 Boardman Ave; Traverse City, MI 49684; Ph. 231.922.4760 Details: (Co Clk has b & d rec from 1867, m rec from 1853, div & ct rec from 1882; Townships have bur rec; Reg of Deeds has land rec) www.grandtraverse.org/
1851--Grand Traverse County was created 7 April 1851 from Omeena County. County seat: Traverse City 
- 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
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- Family History Library Catalog
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).