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Menominee County, Michigan
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Menominee County, Michigan Facts

When was Menominee County, MI Created?
Menominee County was created on March 15, 1861 from Delta County (originally named Bleeker County until March 19, 1863).

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

What counties are adjacent to Menominee County, MI?
Bordering Counties are Gladwin CountyBay CountyIsabella CountySaginaw CountyGratiot CountyClare County.

Menominee County, MI Census Records

What Menominee County, MI census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Menominee County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 18701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

Menominee Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1870 and 1880. Menominee Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1870 and 1880. Menominee 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

Menominee County, MI Courthouse and Government Records

Menominee County Courthouse

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

Menominee County, MI Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Menominee Co. MI Books, Newspapers & Publications

Menominee Co. MI Cemeteries & Church Records

Menominee Co. MI Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Menominee Co. MI General and History Websites

Menominee Co. MI Immigration & Naturalization

Menominee Co. MI Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Menominee Co. MI Military Records