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Cass County, Michigan
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Cass County, Michigan Facts

When was Cass County, MI Created?
Cass County was created on October 29 1829 from unorganized territory .

What is the County Seat of Cass County, MI?
The County Seat is located in Cassopolis also, the county government website is

What counties are adjacent to Cass County, MI?
Bordering Counties are Van Buren CountySt. Joseph CountyBerrien County Elkhart County IN St. Joseph County IN.

Cass County, MI Census Records

What Cass County, MI census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Cass County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 183018401850186018701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

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

Cass County, MI Courthouse and Government Records

Cass County Courthouse

What genealogical records can I find in the Cass County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Cass 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 Cass 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.

Cass County, MI Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Cass Co. MI Books, Newspapers & Publications

Cass Co. MI Cemeteries & Church Records

Cass Co. MI Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Cass Co. MI General and History Websites

Cass Co. MI Immigration & Naturalization

Cass Co. MI Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Cass Co. MI Military Records