Oceana County, Michigan Genealogy
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
Oakland County Courthouse
100 State Street
Hart, MI 49420
Phone: (231) 873-4328
Oceana County; 100 Store St; Hart, MI 49420; Ph. 231.873.4328 Details: (Attached to Kent & Ottawa Cos prior to organization 7 Apr 1851) (Co Clk has b & m rec from 1867 & d rec from 1868; Clk Cir Ct has div & ct rec; Pro Ct has pro rec; Reg of Deeds has land rec) www.oceana.net/
Civil War service men from Oceana 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 Oceana County.
- 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.
Open Wednesdays 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Societies and Libraries
Oceana County Historical & Genealogical Society
Research & Library Headquarters
114 Dryden St, Hart MI 49420
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).