Wayne County, Michigan Genealogy

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United States  > Michigan > Wayne County

County Courthouse

History

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

Boundary Changes

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

Resources

Cemeteries

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries 

Townships and Cities

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. Salt Lake City, Utah.

References