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Shiawassee County, Michigan
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Shiawassee County, Michigan Facts

When was Shiawassee County, MI Created?
Shiawassee County was created on September 10, 1822 from Oakland County and St. Clair County and unorganized territory.

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

What counties are adjacent to Shiawassee County, MI?
Bordering Counties are Saginaw CountyGenesee CountyClinton CountyLivingston CountyIngham CountyGratiot County.

Shiawassee County, MI Census Records

What Shiawassee County, MI census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Shiawassee County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 183018401850186018701880 (free index)1890 (fragment)19001910192019301940.

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

Shiawassee County, MI Courthouse and Government Records

Shiawassee County Courthouse

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

Shiawassee County, MI Societies and Family History Resources

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

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

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

Shiawassee Co. MI Books, Newspapers & Publications

Shiawassee Co. MI Cemeteries & Church Records

Shiawassee Co. MI Family Websites, Pictures & Histories

Shiawassee Co. MI General and History Websites

Shiawassee Co. MI Immigration & Naturalization

Shiawassee Co. MI Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

Shiawassee Co. MI Military Records