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Lenawee County, Michigan
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Lenawee County, Michigan Facts

Lenawee County

When was Lenawee County, MI Created?
Lenawee County was created on September 10, 1822 from Monroe County.

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

What counties are adjacent to Lenawee County, MI?
Bordering Counties are Washtenaw County, Jackson County, Monroe County, Hillsdale County Lucas County OH Fulton County OH.

Lenawee County, MI Vital Records

Where can find Lenawee County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Lenawee 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 Lenawee 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.

Lenawee County, MI Census Records

What Lenawee County, MI census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Lenawee County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.

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

Lenawee County, MI Courthouse and Government Records

Lenawee County Courthouse

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

Lenawee County, MI Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Lenawee Co. MI Books, Newspapers & Publications

Lenawee Co. MI Cemeteries & Church Records

Lenawee Co. MI Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Lenawee Co. MI General and History Websites

Lenawee Co. MI Immigration & Naturalization

Lenawee Co. MI Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Lenawee Co. MI Military Records

Lenawee Co. MI Schools & Directories

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