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Schoolcraft County, Michigan
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Schoolcraft County, Michigan Facts

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

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

What counties are adjacent to Schoolcraft County, MI?
Bordering Counties are Luce CountyMackinac CountyDelta CountyAlger County.

Schoolcraft County, MI Census Records

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

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

Schoolcraft County, MI Courthouse and Government Records

Schoolcraft County Courthouse

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

Schoolcraft County, MI Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Schoolcraft Co. MI Books, Newspapers & Publications

Schoolcraft Co. MI Cemeteries & Church Records

Schoolcraft Co. MI Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Schoolcraft Co. MI General and History Websites

Schoolcraft Co. MI Immigration & Naturalization

Schoolcraft Co. MI Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Schoolcraft Co. MI Military Records