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Ogemaw County, Michigan
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Ogemaw County, Michigan Facts

When was Ogemaw County, MI Created?
Ogemaw County was created on April 1, 1840 from unorganized territory, annexed to Iosco County in March 7, 1867 and recreated from Iosco County on March 28, 1873.

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

What counties are adjacent to Ogemaw County, MI?
Bordering Counties are Oscoda CountyIosco CountyArenac CountyGladwin CountyRoscommon County.

Ogemaw County, MI Census Records

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

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

Ogemaw County, MI Courthouse and Government Records

Ogemaw County Courthouse

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

Ogemaw County, MI Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Ogemaw Co. MI Books, Newspapers & Publications

Ogemaw Co. MI Cemeteries & Church Records

Ogemaw Co. MI Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Ogemaw Co. MI General and History Websites

Ogemaw Co. MI Immigration & Naturalization

Ogemaw Co. MI Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Ogemaw Co. MI Military Records