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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Michigan|Michigan]] > Wayne County''  
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{{Michigan-stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Michigan|Michigan]] > Wayne County''  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
[[Image:Anthony Wayne.JPG|thumb|right|400px|General "Mad" Anthony Wayne (1745-1796)]]  
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[[Image:Anthony Wayne.JPG|thumb|right|365px]]  
  
The county is named after Revolutionary War General [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_Wayne "Mad" Anthony Wayne] (1745-1796).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_Wayne "Anthony Wayne,"] Wikipedia.</ref>
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The county is named after Revolutionary War General [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_Wayne "Mad" Anthony Wayne] (1745-1796).<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anthony_Wayne "Anthony Wayne,"] Wikipedia.</ref>  
  
 
Wayne County is the oldest county in the area known now as the State of [[Michigan]] and originally included areas that are counties in their own right.&nbsp; It includes the City of Detroit which was founded by the French on 24 July 1701 and which is now the state's largest.  
 
Wayne County is the oldest county in the area known now as the State of [[Michigan]] and originally included areas that are counties in their own right.&nbsp; It includes the City of Detroit which was founded by the French on 24 July 1701 and which is now the state's largest.  
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1815--'''Wayne County was created 21 November 1815&nbsp;as an original county. '''County seat:''' Detroit <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''1815--'''Wayne County was created 21 November 1815&nbsp;as an original county. '''County seat:''' Detroit <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places/Localities ==
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== Places/Localities ==
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
See the list of places on Wikipedia: [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wayne_County,_Michigan#Cities.2C_villages.2C_and_townships Places in Wayne County, Michigan]
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See the list of places on Wikipedia: [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wayne_County,_Michigan#Cities.2C_villages.2C_and_townships Places in Wayne County, Michigan]  
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Macomb_County,_Michigan|Macomb]]
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*[[Macomb County, Michigan|Macomb]]  
*[[Monroe_County,_Michigan|Monroe]]
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*[[Monroe County, Michigan|Monroe]]  
*[[Oakland_County,_Michigan|Oakland]]
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*[[Oakland County, Michigan|Oakland]]  
*[[Washtenaw_County,_Michigan|Washtenaw<br>]]
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*[[Washtenaw County, Michigan|Washtenaw<br>]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
* [http://www.genealogycenter.info/search_miplymouthbaptist.php Old Baptist Cemetery, Plymouth]
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* [http://www.genealogycenter.info/search_miplymouthpres.php Presbyterian Cemetery, Plymouth]
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*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/search_miplymouthbaptist.php Old Baptist Cemetery, Plymouth]  
* [http://www.genealogycenter.info/search_miriverside.php Riverside Cemetery, Plymouth]
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*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/search_miplymouthpres.php Presbyterian Cemetery, Plymouth]  
* [http://www.genealogycenter.info/search_mishearer.php Shearer Cemetery, Plymouth]
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*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/search_miriverside.php Riverside Cemetery, Plymouth]  
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*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/search_mishearer.php Shearer Cemetery, Plymouth]
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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LDS Ward and Branch Records  
 
LDS Ward and Branch Records  
  
*Detroit Dist
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*Detroit Dist  
*Detroit
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*Detroit  
*Detroit E.
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*Detroit E.  
*Detroit S.
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*Detroit S.  
*Detroit W.
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*Detroit W.  
 
*Mack
 
*Mack
  
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
* [http://www.genealogycenter.info/search_miplymouthcw.php Civil War Veteran Burials, Plymouth]
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*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/search_miplymouthcw.php Civil War Veteran Burials, Plymouth]
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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*'''Michigan Birth Registrations, 1867-1902'''&nbsp;-- Free name indexes and images at [http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1459684 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 Birth Registrations, 1867-1902'''&nbsp;-- Free name indexes and images at [http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1459684 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 [http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1452395 FamilySearch Record Search]. &nbsp;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 Marriage Registrations, 1868-1925''' -- Free name indexes at [http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1452395 FamilySearch Record Search]. &nbsp;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'''--&nbsp;Free name indexes and images&nbsp;at&nbsp;[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1452402 FamilySearch Record Search]. &nbsp;&nbsp;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 Registrations, 1867-1897'''--&nbsp;Free name indexes and images&nbsp;at&nbsp;[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1452402 FamilySearch Record Search]. &nbsp;&nbsp;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 ==
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== Societies and Libraries ==
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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[[Category:Wayne_County,_Michigan]]
 
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Revision as of 05:42, 28 August 2010

Template:Michigan-stubUnited States  > Michigan > Wayne County 

County Courthouse

History

Anthony Wayne.JPG

The county is named after Revolutionary War General "Mad" Anthony Wayne (1745-1796).[1]

Wayne County is the oldest county in the area known now as the State of Michigan and originally included areas that are counties in their own right.  It includes the City of Detroit which was founded by the French on 24 July 1701 and which is now the state's largest.

Parent County

1815--Wayne County was created 21 November 1815 as an original county. County seat: Detroit [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

See the list of places on Wikipedia: Places in Wayne County, Michigan

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Detroit Dist
  • Detroit
  • Detroit E.
  • Detroit S.
  • Detroit W.
  • Mack

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.

Societies and Libraries

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. "Anthony Wayne," Wikipedia.
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).