OTHER GENEALOGY RESOURCES
Iron County, Michigan
Genealogy, History & Facts
County Vital Records ∣ County Census Records ∣ County Courthouse and Government Records ∣
County Societies, Family History Resources and County Genealogy Links
Iron County, Michigan Facts
When was Iron County, MI Created?
Iron County was created on April 3, 1885 from Marquette County and Menominee County.
What is the County Seat of Iron County, MI?
The County Seat is located in Crystal Falls also, the county government website is www.iron.org/.
What counties are adjacent to Iron County, MI?
Bordering Counties are Houghton County, Baraga County, Marquette County, Ontonagon County, Dickinson County, Gogebic County Florence County, Wisconsin, Forest County, Wisconsin Vilas County, Wisconsin.
Iron County, MI Vital Records
Where can find Iron County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Iron County vital records can be found at the Michigan Office of Vital Records has copies of birth, marriage, divorce and death records since 1867. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Michigan for current fees and application process.
You can search online for Iron County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Michigan Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate, Death Certificate Applications to mail.
- U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007
- Social Security Death Index
- USGenweb Archives Michigan Marriage Project
- Michigan Births and Christenings, 1775-1995
- Michigan Births and Christenings Index, 1867-1911
- Michigan Births, 1867-1902
- Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925
- Michigan Marriage Records, 1867-1952
- Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1935
- Michigan Marriages to 1850
- Michigan Marriages, 1822-1995
- Michigan Marriages, 1851-1875
- Michigan Divorce Records, 1897-1952
- Michigan Deaths and Burials Index, 1867-1995
- Michigan Deaths and Burials 1800-1995
- Michigan Deaths, 1971-1996
- Michigan Death Records, 1897-1920
- Michigan Death Certificates, 1921-1952
- Michigan Death Index, 1971-1996
- Michigan Deaths, 1867-1897
Iron County, MI Census Records
What Iron County, MI census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Iron County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Iron 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
Iron County, MI Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Iron County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Iron 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 Iron 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.
- Iron County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 2 South Sixth Street, Crystal Falls, MI 49920
- Iron County Clerk
- Phone: 906-875-3221
- Births & Deaths: 1895
- Marriage Records: 1895
- Iron County Register of Deeds
- Phone: (906) 875-3321
- Land Records: 1855
- Iron County Clerk of the Probate Court
- Phone: (906) 875-0659
- Probate Records: 1886
- Iron County Clerk of the Circuit Court
- Phone: (906) 875-3673
- Court Records: 1895
- Michigan Land Records
- Michigan Probate Records 1797-1973
- BLM Land Records
Iron County, MI Societies and Family History Resources
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Iron County, MI?
A list of Iron County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Michigan Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
- Iron County Historical Society & Museum, PO Box 272, Caspian, MI 49915; (906) 265-2617
- Iron County Michigan Genealogical Society, PO Box 82, Stambaugh, MI 49964-0082
- State Archives of Michigan, 702 W Kalamazoo Str, P.O. Box 30738, Lansing, MI 48909-8238; (517) 373-1408
- Library of Michigan, 702 W. Kalamazoo St, Lansing, MI 48909
- Historical Society of Michigan, 1305 Abbott Rd., East Lansing, MI 48823; (517) 324-1828
Where can I connect with other Iron County, MI Researchers through message boards and forums?
- Michigan Genealogy Network Community (plus.google.com)
- State of Michigan Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Iron County Michigan Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com) read and post messages about your ancestors in Iron County
- Iron County, Michigan Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
What other genealogical resources are available in Iron County, MI?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Iron 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.
Iron Co. MI Books, Newspapers & Publications
- Michigan Newspapers Books & Publications Research Guide
- Michigan historical newspaper archives online (newspapers.com)
- Historical Newspapers from Michigan (1837 – 1995) (genealogybank.com)
- Iron County Michigan Books (amazon.com)
- Iron County Michgan Genealogy Books (books.google.com)
- Search Michigan Obituaries (1985 to current) (genealogybank.com)
Iron Co. MI Cemeteries & Church Records
- Michigan Cemetery Research Guide
- Iron Co. Michigan Graves (findagrave.com)
- Iron County Tombstone Transcription Project (usgwtombstones.org)
- Web: Michigan Find A Grave Index 1805-2011 (search.ancestry.com)
- Iron Co. Michigan Cemeteries (Internment.net)
- Topographic Cemetery List and Map for Iron County Michigan
- Iron Co. Michigan Cemetery Books (amazon.com)
- Michigan Church & Bible Research Guide
- Topographic Church List and Map for Iron County Michigan
- Bible records Michigan (search.ancestry.com)
- Michigan Christenings 1775-1995 (familysearch.org)
- Iron County Michigan Church Books (amazon.com)
Iron Co. MI Family Websites, Pictures & Histories
- Create a Free Family Tree (ancestry.com)
- Michigan Family Group Sheet Project (fgs-project.com)
- Nichols and Related Families (nicholsgenealogy.com)
Iron Co. MI General and History Websites
- Iron County Michigan Wikipedia (wikipedia.org)
- Iron County Michigan Wiki (familysearch.org)
- Iron Co. MI Genealogy (kindredtrails.com)
- Family History Library (familysearch.org)
- Iron County Michigan (linkpendium.com) Family History & Genealogy, Census, Birth, Marriage, Death Vital Records & More
- Cyndi’s List – United States – Michigan – Counties – Iron (cyndislist.com)
- Iron County Michigan (genealogytrails.com)
- Iron Co. MIGenweb (migenweb.net)
- Iron County Genealogy Queries (cousinconnect.com)
- Iron Co. Data Collections (search.ancestry.com)
Iron Co. MI Immigration & Naturalization
- See Also Statewide Immigration and Naturalization Links for Michigan
- Michigan Eastern District Naturalizations (search.ancestry.com)
Iron Co. MI Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers
- See Also Map of Michigan Links and Information
- Iron Co. D.O.T. Base Maps (roads.michigan.gov)
- 1895 Iron County Map (livgenmi.com)
Iron Co. MI Military Records
- Michigan Military Records Research Guide
- Michigan Military Records (fold3.com) provides you with access to military records, stories, photos, and personal documents belonging to the Michigan both males and females that served. Just the thing for Iron County genealogists, researchers, historians plus much more.
- Michigan Military Records 1775-1836 (search.ancestry.com)