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St. Clair County was founded on March 28, 1820 (Organized on May 8, 1821) from Macomb County. This county was named for Either Arthur St. Clair, first governor of the Northwest Territory, or for Saint Clair on whose feast day Lake St. Clair was discovered .
Incorporated Cities & Villages located in St. Clair County include Algonac, Marine City, Marysville, Memphis, Port Huron, Richmond, St. Clair, Yale, Capac, Emmett.
Townships located in St. Clair County include Berlin, Brockway, Burtchville, Casco, China Charter, Clay, Clyde, Columbus, Cottrellville, East China Charter, Emmett, Fort Gratiot Charter, Grant, Greenwood, Ira, Kenockee, Kimball, Lynn, Mussey, Port Huron Charter, Riley, St. Clair, Wales.
St. Clair 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 St. Clair 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.
St. Clair County consists of Federal Census Schedules to guide in looking into your family tree. Federal Population Schedules can be found for 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
St. Clair Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. St. Clair Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. St. Clair Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. One can find free online and printable census forms to help you with your research.
A list of St. Clair County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Forums, Message Boards, Libraries, Archives.
Genealogist often overlook the importance of St. Clair County court, probate, and land records as a source of genealogy and family history information. Hidden away in Michigan courthouses and archives just about everywhere tend to be the hopes and dreams and worries of countless Michigan citizens.
The chances are very good that your potential ancestors and forefathers have left a in-depth document of at least several elements of their lives in the St. Clair County court records. Even if your ancestors and forefathers is not discussed in a Court case, consider all of the other procedures which may have lead to her or him showing up in court records.
The following specifics indicates exactly what birth, death, marriage, property, probate, and legal records are in St. Clair County. The dates pointed out below are considered the first known records with this county.
Some early records prior to organization on May 8, 1821 may be located in Macomb County
The following are links to Genealogy and family history, Records and Resources related to St. Clair 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. Feel free to provide your own most liked St. Clair County genealogy or family history associated sites.