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Cheboygan County, Michigan
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Cheboygan County, Michigan Facts

When was Cheboygan County, MI Created?
Cheboygan County was created on April 1 1840 from Mackinac County.

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

What counties are adjacent to Cheboygan County, MI?
Bordering Counties are Presque Isle CountyMontmorency CountyOtsego CountyCharlevoix CountyEmmet County.

Cheboygan County, MI Census Records

What Cheboygan County, MI census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Cheboygan County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 18401850186018701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

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

Cheboygan County, MI Courthouse and Government Records

Cheboygan County Courthouse

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

Cheboygan County, MI Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Cheboygan Co. MI Books, Newspapers & Publications

Cheboygan Co. MI Cemeteries & Church Records

Cheboygan Co. MI Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Cheboygan Co. MI General and History Websites

Cheboygan Co. MI Immigration & Naturalization

Cheboygan Co. MI Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Cheboygan Co. MI Military Records