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Michigan became the twenty-sixth state admitted to the Union in January 26, 1837. Michigan was created from Michigan Territory and is located in the Midwestern region of the United States.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Michigan " in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michigan (accessed 15 March 2016).</ref>  There are 83 counties in the U.S. state of Michigan. The State capital is Lansing. <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "List of US States by Date of Admission," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_U.S._states_by_date_of_admission_to_the_Union, accessed 09/18/2016.</ref>
 
Michigan became the twenty-sixth state admitted to the Union in January 26, 1837. Michigan was created from Michigan Territory and is located in the Midwestern region of the United States.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Michigan " in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michigan (accessed 15 March 2016).</ref>  There are 83 counties in the U.S. state of Michigan. The State capital is Lansing. <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "List of US States by Date of Admission," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_U.S._states_by_date_of_admission_to_the_Union, accessed 09/18/2016.</ref>
  
==Getting Started==
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==Getting Started ==
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<h3>Getting Started with Michigan Research</h3>
 
<h3>Getting Started with Michigan Research</h3>
 
Links to articles on getting started with Michigan research.
 
Links to articles on getting started with Michigan research.
 
 
*[[GuidedResearch:Michigan|Guided Research]]
 
*[[GuidedResearch:Michigan|Guided Research]]
 
*[[Step-by-Step Michigan Research, 1880-Present]]
 
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*[[Michigan Research Tips and Strategies|Research Strategies]]
 
*[[Michigan Research Tips and Strategies|Research Strategies]]
  
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<h3>Michigan Research Tools</h3>
 
<h3>Michigan Research Tools</h3>
 
Links to articles and websites that assist in Michigan research.
 
Links to articles and websites that assist in Michigan research.
 
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/michigan/ Boundary Changes for Michigan Counties]  
*[http://www.mapofus.org/michigan/ Boundary Changes for Michigan Counties]
 
 
*[[Michigan Archives and Libraries|Michigan Archives and Libraries]]
 
*[[Michigan Archives and Libraries|Michigan Archives and Libraries]]
*[http://www.migenweb.net/ MIGenWeb]
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*[http://www.migenweb.net/ MIGenWeb]  
*[https://geonames.usgs.gov/apex/f?p=138:1:5707269042885 Geographical Names Information System] - U.S. gazetteer of places, cemeteries and post offices in Michigan .
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*[https://geonames.usgs.gov/apex/f?p=138:1:5707269042885 Geographical Names Information System] - U.S. gazetteer of places, cemeteries and post offices in Michigan .  
 
|}{{Click|Image:MI_ORP.png|Michigan Online Genealogy Records}} [[File:Ask the Community Button New Version.jpg|link=FamilySearch Genealogy Research Groups]]
 
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==Michigan Clickable Map==
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== Michigan Clickable Map==
 
Many genealogy records are kept on the county level in the United States.  Click on a county below to go to the county Wiki article listing more information.
 
Many genealogy records are kept on the county level in the United States.  Click on a county below to go to the county Wiki article listing more information.
 
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==Counties==
 
==Counties==
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     <li>[[Alcona County, Michigan Genealogy|Alcona]]</li>  
 
     <li>[[Alcona County, Michigan Genealogy|Alcona]]</li>  
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     <li>[[Wayne County, Michigan Genealogy|Wayne]]</li>  
 
     <li>[[Wayne County, Michigan Genealogy|Wayne]]</li>  
 
     <li>[[Wexford County, Michigan Genealogy|Wexford]]</li>
 
     <li>[[Wexford County, Michigan Genealogy|Wexford]]</li>
 
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'''Extinct or Renamed Counties:&nbsp;''' [[Aishcum County, Michigan Genealogy|Aishcum]]{{·}} [[Anamickee County, Michigan Genealogy|Anamickee]]{{·}} [[Bleeker County, Michigan Genealogy|Bleeker]]{{·}} [[Brown County, Michigan Genealogy|Brown]]{{·}} [[Cheonoquet County, Michigan Genealogy|Cheonoquet]]{{·}} [[Des Moines County, Michigan Genealogy|Des Moines]]{{·}} [[Dubuque County, Michigan Genealogy|Dubuque]]{{·}} [[Forest County, Michigan Genealogy|Forest]]{{·}} [[Iowa County, Michigan Genealogy|Iowa]]{{·}} [[Isle Royal County, Michigan Genealogy|Isle Royal]]{{·}} [[Kanotin County, Michigan Genealogy|Kanotin]]{{·}} [[Kautawaubet County, Michigan Genealogy|Kautawaubet]]{{·}} [[Kaykakee County, Michigan Genealogy|Kaykakee]]{{·}} [[Keskkauko County, Michigan Genealogy|Keskkauko]]{{·}} [[Manitou County, Michigan Genealogy|Manitou]]{{·}} [[Meegisee County, Michigan Genealogy|Meegisee]]{{·}} [[Michilimackinac County, Michigan Genealogy|Michilimackinac]]{{·}} [[Mikenauk County, Michigan Genealogy|Mikenauk]]{{·}} [[Neewago County, Michigan Genealogy|Neewago]]{{·}} [[Notipekago County, Michigan Genealogy|Notipekago]]{{·}} [[Okkuddo County, Michigan Genealogy|Okkuddo]]{{·}} [[Omeena County, Michigan Genealogy|Omeena]]{{·}} [[Shawano County, Michigan Genealogy|Shawano]]{{·}} [[Tonedagana County, Michigan Genealogy|Tonedagana]]{{·}} [[Unwattin County, Michigan Genealogy|Unwattin]]{{·}} [[Wabassee County, Michigan Genealogy|Wabassee]]{{·}} [[Washington County, Michigan Genealogy|Washington]]{{·}} [[Wyandot County, Michigan Genealogy|Wyandot]]
 
'''Extinct or Renamed Counties:&nbsp;''' [[Aishcum County, Michigan Genealogy|Aishcum]]{{·}} [[Anamickee County, Michigan Genealogy|Anamickee]]{{·}} [[Bleeker County, Michigan Genealogy|Bleeker]]{{·}} [[Brown County, Michigan Genealogy|Brown]]{{·}} [[Cheonoquet County, Michigan Genealogy|Cheonoquet]]{{·}} [[Des Moines County, Michigan Genealogy|Des Moines]]{{·}} [[Dubuque County, Michigan Genealogy|Dubuque]]{{·}} [[Forest County, Michigan Genealogy|Forest]]{{·}} [[Iowa County, Michigan Genealogy|Iowa]]{{·}} [[Isle Royal County, Michigan Genealogy|Isle Royal]]{{·}} [[Kanotin County, Michigan Genealogy|Kanotin]]{{·}} [[Kautawaubet County, Michigan Genealogy|Kautawaubet]]{{·}} [[Kaykakee County, Michigan Genealogy|Kaykakee]]{{·}} [[Keskkauko County, Michigan Genealogy|Keskkauko]]{{·}} [[Manitou County, Michigan Genealogy|Manitou]]{{·}} [[Meegisee County, Michigan Genealogy|Meegisee]]{{·}} [[Michilimackinac County, Michigan Genealogy|Michilimackinac]]{{·}} [[Mikenauk County, Michigan Genealogy|Mikenauk]]{{·}} [[Neewago County, Michigan Genealogy|Neewago]]{{·}} [[Notipekago County, Michigan Genealogy|Notipekago]]{{·}} [[Okkuddo County, Michigan Genealogy|Okkuddo]]{{·}} [[Omeena County, Michigan Genealogy|Omeena]]{{·}} [[Shawano County, Michigan Genealogy|Shawano]]{{·}} [[Tonedagana County, Michigan Genealogy|Tonedagana]]{{·}} [[Unwattin County, Michigan Genealogy|Unwattin]]{{·}} [[Wabassee County, Michigan Genealogy|Wabassee]]{{·}} [[Washington County, Michigan Genealogy|Washington]]{{·}} [[Wyandot County, Michigan Genealogy|Wyandot]]
  
==Michigan Migration Routes==
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     <li>[[Tennessee, Ohio and Great Lakes Trail]]</li>
 
     <li>[[Tennessee, Ohio and Great Lakes Trail]]</li>
 
     <li>[[Vincennes-Indianapolis-Detroit Road|Detroit-Vincennes Road]]</li>
 
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==FamilySearch Resources==
 
==FamilySearch Resources==
 
Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in researching your family.<br>
 
Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in researching your family.<br>
 
 
*[[Genealogy Help on Facebook|Facebook Communities]] - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
 
*[[Genealogy Help on Facebook|Facebook Communities]] - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/ask/landing?search=Getting%20Started&show=lessons&message=true Learning Center] - Online genealogy courses
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/ask/landing?search=Getting%20Started&show=lessons&message=true Learning Center] - Online genealogy courses
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/location/17?region=United+States+of+America&englishRegion=United+States+of+America Historical Records] - databases and record images on FamilySearch
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/location/17?region=United+States+of+America&englishRegion=United+States+of+America Historical Records] - databases and record images on FamilySearch  
 
*[https://familysearch.org/locations/centerlocator?c=Michigan Family History Center locator map]
 
*[https://familysearch.org/locations/centerlocator?c=Michigan Family History Center locator map]
  
==Additional Resources==
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== Additional Resources ==
  
*[https://www.michigan.gov/mhc/0,9075,7-361-85148---,00.html Archives of Michigan] - Guides and Indexes
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*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/mi/ Cyndi's List] - Michigan genealogy sites on the internet
*[http://archive.lib.msu.edu/DMC/michStateGovDocsOnline/michStateGovDocsOnline.pdf Michigan State Government Documents: A Researcher’s Guide]
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/mich/ Michigan Genealogy Trails] - collection of transcribed data for the state of Michigan
*[https://www.accessgenealogy.com/michigan-genealogy Access Genealogy] – Genealogy guide for Michigan
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*[https://www.accessgenealogy.com/michigan-genealogy Access Genealogy] – Genealogy guide for Michigan  
 
*[http://www.ancestorhunt.com/michigan-genealogy.htm Ancestorhunt.com] - resources for Michigan genealogy research
 
*[http://www.ancestorhunt.com/michigan-genealogy.htm Ancestorhunt.com] - resources for Michigan genealogy research
*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/mi/ Cyndi's List] - Michigan genealogy sites on the internet
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*[http://www.raogk.org/michigan-genealogy/ Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness] - Guide to Ancestry and Family Tree Records for Michigan
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*[http://files.lib.byu.edu/family-history-library/research-outlines/US/Michigan.pdf Michigan Research Outline] – Original Family History Library research outline; contains many out of date links
 
*[http://www.everynameindex.com/index.html Every Name Index]
 
*[http://www.everynameindex.com/index.html Every Name Index]
*[http://genealogytrails.com/mich/ Michigan Genealogy Trails] - collection of transcribed data for the state of Michigan
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*[http://archive.lib.msu.edu/DMC/michStateGovDocsOnline/michStateGovDocsOnline.pdf Michigan State Government Documents: A Researcher’s Guide]
*[http://files.lib.byu.edu/family-history-library/research-outlines/US/Michigan.pdf Michigan Research Outline] – Original Family History Library research outline; contains many out of date links
 
*[http://www.raogk.org/michigan-genealogy/ Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness] - Guide to Ancestry and Family Tree Records for Michigan
 
  
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Guide to Michigan ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Michigan Information[edit | edit source]

Michigan became the twenty-sixth state admitted to the Union in January 26, 1837. Michigan was created from Michigan Territory and is located in the Midwestern region of the United States.[1] There are 83 counties in the U.S. state of Michigan. The State capital is Lansing. [2]

Getting Started[edit | edit source]

Getting Started with Michigan Research

Links to articles on getting started with Michigan research.

Michigan Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Michigan research.

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Michigan Clickable Map[edit | edit source]

Many genealogy records are kept on the county level in the United States. Click on a county below to go to the county Wiki article listing more information.

Keweenaw CountyHoughton CountyOntonagon CountyGogebic CountyBaraga CountyIron CountyMarquette CountyAlger CountyDickinson CountyMenominee CountyDelta CountySchoolcraft CountyLuce CountyChippewa CountyMackinac CountyEmmet CountyCheboygan CountyPresque Isle CountyCharlevoix CountyOtsego CountyMontmorency CountyAlpena CountyAntrim CountyLeelanau CountyBenzie CountyGrand Traverse CountyKalkaska CountyCrawford CountyOscoda CountyAlcona CountyManistee CountyWexford CountyMissaukee CountyRoscommon CountyOgemaw CountyIosco CountyMason CountyLake CountyOsceola CountyClare CountyGladwin CountyArenac CountyOceana CountyNewaygo CountyMecosta CountyIsabella CountyMidland CountyBay CountyMuskegon CountyKent CountyMontcalm CountyGratiot CountySaginaw CountyOttawa CountyIonia CountyClinton CountyShiawassee CountyAllegan CountyBarry CountyEaton CountyIngham CountyLivingston CountyVan Buren CountyBerrien CountyCass CountyKalamazoo CountySt. Joseph CountyCalhoun CountyBranch CountyJackson CountyHillsdale CountyLenaweeMonroe CountyWashtenaw CountyWayne CountyOakland CountyMacomb CountyGenesee CountyLapeer CountySt. Clair CountySanilac CountyTuscola CountyHuron CountyMichigan-county-map.gif

Counties[edit | edit source]


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

Michigan Migration Routes[edit | edit source]

FamilySearch Resources[edit | edit source]

Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in researching your family.

Additional Resources[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Michigan " in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michigan (accessed 15 March 2016).
  2. Wikipedia contributors, "List of US States by Date of Admission," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_U.S._states_by_date_of_admission_to_the_Union, accessed 09/18/2016.