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Genesee County, Michigan
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Genesee County, Michigan Facts

When was Genesee County, MI Created?
Genesee County was created on March 28, 1835 from Lapeer CountySaginaw County and Shiawassee County.

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

What counties are adjacent to Genesee County, MI?
Bordering Counties are Tuscola CountySaginaw CountyLapeer CountyShiawassee CountyOakland CountyLivingston County.

Genesee County, MI Census Records

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

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

Genesee County, MI Courthouse and Government Records

Genesee County Courthouse

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

Genesee County, MI Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Genesee Co. MI Books, Newspapers & Publications

Genesee Co. MI Cemeteries & Church Records

Genesee Co. MI Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Genesee Co. MI General and History Websites

Genesee Co. MI Immigration & Naturalization

Genesee Co. MI Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Genesee Co. MI Military Records