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Macomb County, Michigan Facts

Macomb County

When was Macomb County, MI Created?
Macomb County was created on January 15 1818 from Wayne County.

What is the County Seat of Macomb County, MI?
The County Seat is located in Mt. Clemens also, the county government website is www.macombcountymi.gov.

What counties are adjacent to Macomb County, MI?
Bordering Counties are St. Clair County, Lapeer County, Oakland County, Wayne County.


Macomb County, MI Vital Records

Where can find Macomb County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Macomb 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 Macomb 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.


Macomb County, MI Census Records

What Macomb County, MI census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Macomb County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.

Macomb Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Macomb Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Macomb 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


Macomb County, MI Courthouse and Government Records


Macomb County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Macomb County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Macomb County court, probate, and land records data as a useful resource of ancestry and genealogy information. Buried away in Michigan courthouses and archives everywhere are the ambitions and frustrations of countless Michigan residents.

The possibilities are excellent that your forefathers have left a comprehensive document of at least a number of facets of their lives in the Macomb County court records. Even if your forebears is not referred to in a Court case, contemplate all of the other procedures that could have lead to him or her to appear in court records. See Also Michigan Corthouse Records Research Guide.


Macomb County, MI Societies and Family History Resources

What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Macomb County, MI?
A list of Macomb County Historical  and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Michigan Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.

Where can I connect with other Macomb County, MI Researchers through message boards and forums?

What other genealogical resources are available in Macomb County, MI?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Macomb 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.

Macomb Co. MI Books, Newspapers & Publications

Macomb Co. MI Cemeteries & Church Records

Macomb Co. MI Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Macomb Co. MI General and History Websites

Macomb Co. MI Immigration & Naturalization

Macomb Co. MI Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Macomb Co. MI Military Records

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