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Gratiot County, Michigan
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Gratiot County, Michigan Facts

When was Gratiot County, MI Created?
Gratiot County was created on March 2, 1831 from unorganized territory .

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

What counties are adjacent to Gratiot County, MI?
Bordering Counties are Midland CountyIsabella CountySaginaw CountyMontcalm CountyShiawassee CountyClinton CountyIonia County.

Gratiot County, MI Census Records

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

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

Gratiot County, MI Courthouse and Government Records

Gratiot County Courthouse

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

Gratiot County, MI Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Gratiot Co. MI Books, Newspapers & Publications

Gratiot Co. MI Cemeteries & Church Records

Gratiot Co. MI Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Gratiot Co. MI General and History Websites

Gratiot Co. MI Immigration & Naturalization

Gratiot Co. MI Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Gratiot Co. MI Military Records