Midland County, Michigan Genealogy

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County Courthouse

Midland County Courthouse
Midland County Michigan Courthouse.jpg

220 W Ellsworth St.
Midland, MI 48640-5194
Phone: (989) 832-6850
Fax: (989) 837-6575

Co Clk has b, m & d rec from 1867, bur rec from mid-1800’s, mil dis rec from 1918 & nat rec 1853-1948; Clk Cir Ct has div & ct rec from 1800’s; Pro Ct has pro rec; Reg of Deeds has land rec from 1855) www.co.midland.mi.us/


Parent County

1831--Midland county was created 2 March 1831 from Saginaw County and unorganized territory. It was attached to Saginaw County prior to organization 31 December 1850. County seat: Midland [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss


Populated Places

Neighboring Counties






Local Histories






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


  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).