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When was Allegan County, MI Created?
Allegan County was created on March 2 1831 (Organized on Septembert 7 1835) from Barry County and unorganized territory . This county was named for Pseudo-Native American name created by Henry Schoolcraft.
What cities and towns are in Allegan County, MI?
Cities and towns located in the County include Allegan, Douglas, Fennville, Holland, Otsego, Plainwell, Saugatuck, South Haven, Wayland, Hopkins, Martin.
What Townships are in Allegan County, MI?
Townships located in the County include Allegan, Casco, Cheshire, Clyde, Dorr, Fillmore, Ganges, Gun Plain Charter, Heath, Hopkins, Laketown, Lee, Leighton, Manlius, Martin, Monterey, Otsego, Overisel, Salem, Saugatuck, Trowbridge, Valley, Watson, Wayland.
Where can find Allegan County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Allegan County vital records can be found at the Michigan Office of Vital Records has copies of birth, marriage, divorce and death records since 1867. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Michigan for current fees and application process.
You can search online for Allegan County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Michigan Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate, Death Certificate Applications to mail.
What Allegan County, MI census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Allegan County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Allegan Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Allegan Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Allegan Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. One can find free online and printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also Michigan Census Records Research Guide
What genealogical records can I find in the Allegan County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Allegan County. The years listed below are the first noted records with this county. See Also Michigan Corthouse Records Research Guide.
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Allegan County, MI?
A list of Allegan County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Michigan Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Where can I connect with other Allegan County, MI Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Allegan County, MI?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Allegan County. Most of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Commercial Sites, Private Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some have to have a fee. This is just a list that has been compiled or submitted. I do not endorse or promote one genealogy site above another.