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Marquette County, Michigan
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Marquette County, Michigan Facts

When was Marquette County, MI Created?
Marquette County was created on March 9, 1843 from Chippewa County and Mackinac County.

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

What counties are adjacent to Marquette County, MI?
Bordering Counties are Alger CountyDelta CountyMenominee CountyDickinson CountyIron CountyBaraga County.

Marquette County, MI Census Records

What Marquette County, MI census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Marquette County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1850186018701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

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

Marquette County, MI Courthouse and Government Records

Marquette County Courthouse

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

Marquette County, MI Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Marquette Co. MI Books, Newspapers & Publications

Marquette Co. MI Cemeteries & Church Records

Marquette Co. MI Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Marquette Co. MI General and History Websites

Marquette Co. MI Immigration & Naturalization

Marquette Co. MI Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Marquette Co. MI Military Records