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When was Van Buren County, MI Created?
Van Buren County was created on October 29, 1829 (Organized on April 3, 1837) from unorganized territory . This county was named for Martin Van Buren (1782-1862): Secretary of State in the Jackson Administration, later Vice President and eighth President of the United States.
What counties are adjacent to Van Buren County, MI?
Bordering Counties are Allegan County (northeast), Kalamazoo County (east), St. Joseph County (southeast), Cass County (south), Berrien County (southwest).
What cities and towns are in Van Buren County, MI?
Cities and towns located in the County include Bangor, Gobles, Hartford, South Haven, Bloomingdale, Breedsville, Decatur, Lawrence, Lawton, Mattawan, Paw Paw.
What Townships are in Van Buren County, MI?
Townships located in the County include Almena, Antwerp, Arlington, Bangor, Bloomingdale, Columbia, Covert, Decatur, Geneva, Hamilton, Hartford, Keeler, Lawrence, Paw Paw, Pine Grove, Porter, South Haven Charter, Waverly.
Where can find Van Buren County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Van Buren 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 Van Buren 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 Van Buren County, MI census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Van Buren County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Van Buren Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Van Buren Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Van Buren 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 Van Buren County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Van Buren 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 Van Buren County, MI?
A list of Van Buren County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Michigan Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Where can I connect with other Van Buren County, MI Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Van Buren County, MI?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Van Buren 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.