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When was Clare County, MI Created?
Clare County was created on April 1 1840 (Organized on March 13 1871) from Mackinac County (originally named Kaykakee County until the name changed March 8 1843). This county was named for County Clare Ireland.
What counties are adjacent to Clare County, MI?
Bordering Counties are Roscommon County (northeast), Gladwin County (east), Isabella County (south), Osceola County (west), Missaukee County (northwest).
What cities and towns are in Clare County, MI?
Cities and towns located in the County include Clare, Harrison, Farwell.
What Townships are in Clare County, MI?
Townships located in the County include Arthur, Franklin, Freeman, Frost, Garfield, Grant, Greenwood, Hamilton, Hatton, Hayes, Lincoln, Redding, Sheridan, Summerfield, Surrey, Winterfield.
Where can find Clare County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Clare 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 Clare 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 Clare County, MI census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Clare 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.
Clare Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Clare Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Clare 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 Clare County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Clare 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 Clare County, MI?
A list of Clare County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Michigan Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Where can I connect with other Clare County, MI Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Clare County, MI?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Clare 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.