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''[[United States]] > Michigan''
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* Michigan is comprised of&nbsp;an Upper Peninsula&nbsp;and Lower Peninsula,&nbsp;with shoreline longer than every other state except Alaska. The peninsulas are surrounded by the Great Lakes: Lake Michigan, Lake Superior, Lake Erie, Lake Huron and Lake Ontario, the largest freshwater lakes in the world.
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* Many famous and interesting people grew up in Michigan. Henry Ford grew up there. He was the inventor of the automobile. The first automobile was driven in Michigan. President Gerald Ford and Thomas Edison grew up in Michigan. Charles Lindburgh lived in Michigan.
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=== Welcome to Michigan, The Wolverine State  ===
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'Michigan' comes from the Indian word for Lake Superior, 'Michigamee' or variants of that word.
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== Featured Content  ==
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* '''[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/michigan/1894_state_census.htm 1894 Michigan State Census]''''''<br>'''This document lists the names by ward, township, and county of United States Soldiers of the Civil War Residing in Michigan, June 1, 1894. The information was extracted from the 1894 Michigan State Census. Since the 1890 federal census was destroyed in a fire, researchers can use this list of names as an additional tool beyond the census, to document their ancestors whereabouts during the 1890's. There are approximately 50,000 names provided.
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== Counties  ==
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*[[Alcona County, Michigan|Alcona]]
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*[[Alger County, Michigan|Alger]]
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*[[Allegan County, Michigan|Allegan]]
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*[[Alpena County, Michigan|Alpena]]
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*[[Antrim County, Michigan|Antrim]]
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*[[Arenac County, Michigan|Arenac]]
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*[[Baraga County, Michigan|Baraga]]
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*[[Barry County, Michigan|Barry]]
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*[[Bay County, Michigan|Bay]]
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*[[Benzie County, Michigan|Benzie]]
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*[[Berrien County, Michigan|Berrien]]
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*[[Branch County, Michigan|Branch]]
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*[[Calhoun County, Michigan|Calhoun]]
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*[[Cass County, Michigan|Cass]]
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*[[Charlevoix County, Michigan|Charlevoix]]
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*[[Cheboygan County, Michigan|Cheboygan]]
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*[[Chippewa County, Michigan|Chippewa]]
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*[[Clare County, Michigan|Clare]]
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*[[Clinton County, Michigan|Clinton]]
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*[[Crawford County, Michigan|Crawford]]
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*[[Delta County, Michigan|Delta]]
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*[[Dickinson County, Michigan|Dickinson]]
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*[[Eaton County, Michigan|Eaton]]
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*[[Emmet County, Michigan|Emmet]]
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*[[Genesee County, Michigan|Genesee]]
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*[[Gladwin County, Michigan|Gladwin]]
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*[[Gogebic County, Michigan|Gogebic]]
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*[[Grand Traverse County, Michigan|Grand Traverse]]
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*[[Gratiot County, Michigan|Gratiot]]
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*[[Hillsdale County, Michigan|Hillsdale]]
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*[[Houghton County, Michigan|Houghton]]
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*[[Huron County, Michigan|Huron]]
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*[[Ingham County, Michigan|Ingham]]
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*[[Ionia County, Michigan|Ionia]]
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*[[Iosco County, Michigan|Iosco]]
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*[[Iron County, Michigan|Iron]]
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*[[Isabella County, Michigan|Isabella]]
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*[[Jackson County, Michigan|Jackson]]
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*[[Kalamazoo County, Michigan|Kalamazoo]]
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*[[Kalkaska County, Michigan|Kalkaska]]
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*[[Kent County, Michigan|Kent]]
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*[[Keweenaw County, Michigan|Keweenaw]]
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*[[Lake County, Michigan|Lake]]
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*[[Lapeer County, Michigan|Lapeer]]
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*[[Leelanau County, Michigan|Leelanau]]
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*[[Lenawee County, Michigan|Lenawee]]
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*[[Livingston County, Michigan|Livingston]]
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*[[Luce County, Michigan|Luce]]
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*[[Mackinac County, Michigan|Mackinac]]
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*[[Macomb County, Michigan|Macomb]]
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*[[Manistee County, Michigan|Manistee]]
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*[[Marquette County, Michigan|Marquette]]
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*[[Mason County, Michigan|Mason]]
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*[[Mecosta County, Michigan|Mecosta]]
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*[[Menominee County, Michigan|Menominee]]
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*[[Midland County, Michigan|Midland]]
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*[[Missaukee County, Michigan|Missaukee]]
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*[[Monroe County, Michigan|Monroe]]
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*[[Montcalm County, Michigan|Montcalm]]
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*[[Montmorency County, Michigan|Montmorency]]
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*[[Muskegon County, Michigan|Muskegon]]
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*[[Newaygo County, Michigan|Newaygo]]
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*[[Oakland County, Michigan|Oakland]]
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*[[Oceana County, Michigan|Oceana]]
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*[[Ogemaw County, Michigan|Ogemaw]]
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*[[Ontonagon County, Michigan|Ontonagon]]
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*[[Osceola County, Michigan|Osceola]]
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*[[Oscoda County, Michigan|Oscoda]]
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*[[Otsego County, Michigan|Otsego]]
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*[[Ottawa County, Michigan|Ottawa]]
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*[[Presque Isle County, Michigan|Presque Isle]]
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*[[Roscommon County, Michigan|Roscommon]]
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*[[Saginaw County, Michigan|Saginaw]]
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*[[Sanilac County, Michigan|Sanilac]]
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*[[Schoolcraft County, Michigan|Schoolcraft]]
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*[[Shiawassee County, Michigan|Shiawassee]]
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*[[St. Clair County, Michigan|St. Clair]]
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*[[St. Joseph County, Michigan|St. Joseph]]
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*[[Tuscola County, Michigan|Tuscola]]
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*[[Van Buren County, Michigan|Van Buren]]
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*[[Washtenaw County, Michigan|Washtenaw]]
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*[[Wayne County, Michigan|Wayne]]
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*[[Wexford County, Michigan|Wexford]]
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Extinct or Renamed Counties: <br>[[Aishcum County, Michigan|Aishcum]] | [[Anamickee County, Michigan|Anamickee]] | [[Bleeker County, Michigan|Bleeker]] | [[Brown County, Michigan|Brown]] | [[Cheonoquet County, Michigan|Cheonoquet]] | [[Des Moines County, Michigan|Des Moines]] | [[Dubuque County, Michigan|Dubuque]] | [[Forest County, Michigan|Forest]] | [[Iowa County, Michigan|Iowa]] | [[Isle Royal County, Michigan|Isle Royal]] | [[Kanotin County, Michigan|Kanotin]] | [[Kautawaubet County, Michigan|Kautawaubet]] | [[Kaykakee County, Michigan|Kaykakee]] | [[Keskkauko County, Michigan|Keskkauko]] | [[Manitou County, Michigan|Manitou]] | [[Meegisee County, Michigan|Meegisee]] | [[Michilimackinac County, Michigan|Michilimackinac]] | [[Mikenauk County, Michigan|Mikenauk]] | [[Neewago County, Michigan|Neewago]] | [[Notipekago County, Michigan|Notipekago]] | [[Okkuddo County, Michigan|Okkuddo]] | [[Omeena County, Michigan|Omeena]] | [[Shawano County, Michigan|Shawano]] | [[Tonedagana County, Michigan|Tonedagana]] | [[Unwattin County, Michigan|Unwattin]] | [[Wabassee County, Michigan|Wabassee]] | [[Washington County, Michigan|Washington]] | [[Wyandot County, Michigan|Wyandot]]
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== Research Tools  ==
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*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/michigan/ '''Michigan Links''']
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*Find which county a town is in, what town a cemetery is in, even where a postoffice or building is by using the United States Geographical Survey's [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic Geographical Names Information System].
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*[http://www.davidrumsey.com/directory/where/Michigan/ David Rumsey Map Collection] is a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures.
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*[http://www.migenweb.org// The Michigan GenWeb Project] has a wealth of information and is a part of the larger [[USGenWeb|USGenWeb Project]]. [http://www.usgenweb.org/ The USGenWeb Project] provides internet information on every county in every state in the United States.
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*[http://mymichigangenealogy.com/index.htm Family History 101 - My Michigan Genealogy] contains Michigan state history, links to counties and county histories, where to find records in each county and online links.&nbsp;
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Welcome to Michigan, The Wolverine State

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'Michigan' comes from the Indian word for Lake Superior, 'Michigamee' or variants of that word.


Featured Content

  • 1894 Michigan State Census'
    '
    This document lists the names by ward, township, and county of United States Soldiers of the Civil War Residing in Michigan, June 1, 1894. The information was extracted from the 1894 Michigan State Census. Since the 1890 federal census was destroyed in a fire, researchers can use this list of names as an additional tool beyond the census, to document their ancestors whereabouts during the 1890's. There are approximately 50,000 names provided.

Counties

Extinct or Renamed Counties:
Aishcum | Anamickee | Bleeker | Brown | Cheonoquet | Des Moines | Dubuque | Forest | Iowa | Isle Royal | Kanotin | Kautawaubet | Kaykakee | Keskkauko | Manitou | Meegisee | Michilimackinac | Mikenauk | Neewago | Notipekago | Okkuddo | Omeena | Shawano | Tonedagana | Unwattin | Wabassee | Washington | Wyandot


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Things you can do

In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by: