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Midland County, Michigan
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Midland County, Michigan Facts

When was Midland County, MI Created?
Midland County was created on March 2, 1831 from Saginaw County  and unorganized territory .

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

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

Midland County, MI Census Records

What Midland County, MI census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Midland County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 18401850186018701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

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

Midland County, MI Courthouse and Government Records

Midland County Courthouse

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

Midland County, MI Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Midland Co. MI Books, Newspapers & Publications

Midland Co. MI Cemeteries & Church Records

Midland Co. MI Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Midland Co. MI General and History Websites

Midland Co. MI Immigration & Naturalization

Midland Co. MI Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Midland Co. MI Military Records