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Eaton County, Michigan
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Eaton County, Michigan Facts

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

What is the County Seat of Eaton County, MI?
The County Seat is located in Charlotte also, the county government website is unknown.

What counties are adjacent to Eaton County, MI?
Bordering Counties are Clinton CountyIngham CountyJackson CountyCalhoun CountyBarry CountyIonia County.

Eaton County, MI Census Records

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

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

Eaton County, MI Courthouse and Government Records

Eaton County Courthouse

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

Eaton County, MI Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Eaton Co. MI Books, Newspapers & Publications

Eaton Co. MI Cemeteries & Church Records

Eaton Co. MI Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Eaton Co. MI General and History Websites

Eaton Co. MI Immigration & Naturalization

Eaton Co. MI Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Eaton Co. MI Military Records

Eaton Co. MI Schools & Directories