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Luce County, Michigan
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Luce County, Michigan Facts

When was Luce County, MI Created?
Luce County was created on March 1, 1887 from Chippewa County and Mackinac County.

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

What counties are adjacent to Luce County, MI?
Bordering Counties are Chippewa CountyMackinac CountySchoolcraft CountyAlger County.

Luce County, MI Census Records

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

Luce 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

Luce County, MI Courthouse and Government Records

Luce County Courthouse

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

Luce County, MI Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Luce Co. MI Books, Newspapers & Publications

Luce Co. MI Cemeteries & Church Records

Luce Co. MI Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Luce Co. MI General and History Websites

Luce Co. MI Immigration & Naturalization

Luce Co. MI Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Luce Co. MI Military Records