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Presque Isle County, Michigan
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Presque Isle County, Michigan Facts

When was Presque Isle County, MI Created?
Presque Isle County was created on April 1, 1840 from Mackinac County.

What is the County Seat of Presque Isle County, MI?
The County Seat is located in Rogers City also, the county government website is

What counties are adjacent to Presque Isle County, MI?
Bordering Counties are Alpena CountyMontmorency CountyCheboygan County.

Presque Isle County, MI Census Records

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

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

Presque Isle County, MI Courthouse and Government Records

Presque Isle County Courthouse

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

Presque Isle County, MI Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Presque Isle Co. MI Books, Newspapers & Publications

Presque Isle Co. MI Cemeteries & Church Records

Presque Isle Co. MI Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Presque Isle Co. MI General and History Websites

Presque Isle Co. MI Immigration & Naturalization

Presque Isle Co. MI Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Presque Isle Co. MI Military Records