Washtenaw County, Michigan
Genealogy, History & Facts
Washtenaw County, Michigan Facts
What is the County Seat of Washtenaw County, MI?
The County Seat is located in Ann Arbor also, the county government website is unknown.
Washtenaw County, MI Vital Records
Where can find Washtenaw County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Washtenaw County vital records can be found at the Michigan Office of Vital Records has copies of birth, marriage, divorce and death records since 1867. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Michigan for current fees and application process.
You can search online for Washtenaw County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Michigan Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate, Death Certificate Applications to mail.
- U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007
- Social Security Death Index
- USGenweb Archives Michigan Marriage Project
- Michigan Births and Christenings, 1775-1995
- Michigan Births and Christenings Index, 1867-1911
- Michigan Births, 1867-1902
- Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925
- Michigan Marriage Records, 1867-1952
- Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1935
- Michigan Marriages to 1850
- Michigan Marriages, 1822-1995
- Michigan Marriages, 1851-1875
- Michigan Divorce Records, 1897-1952
- Michigan Deaths and Burials Index, 1867-1995
- Michigan Deaths and Burials 1800-1995
- Michigan Deaths, 1971-1996
- Michigan Death Records, 1897-1920
- Michigan Death Certificates, 1921-1952
- Michigan Death Index, 1971-1996
- Michigan Deaths, 1867-1897
Washtenaw County, MI Census Records
What Washtenaw County, MI census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Washtenaw County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Washtenaw Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Washtenaw Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Washtenaw 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
Washtenaw County, MI Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Washtenaw County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Washtenaw 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 Washtenaw 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.
- Washtenaw County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 200 North Main Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48107
- Washtenaw County Clerk
- Phone: (734) 222-6700
- Births & Deaths: 1867
- Marriage Records: 1833
- Washtenaw County Register of Deeds
- Phone: (734) 222-6710
- Land Records: 1835
- Washtenaw County Clerk of the Probate Court
- Phone: (734) 222-3072
- Probate Records: 1827
- Washtenaw County Clerk of the Circuit Court
- Phone: (734) 222-3270
- Court Records: 1835
- Michigan Land Records
- Michigan Probate Records 1797-1973
- BLM Land Records
Washtenaw County, MI Societies and Family History Resources
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Washtenaw County, MI?
A list of Washtenaw County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Michigan Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
- Genealogical Society of Washtenaw Co. MI Inc. P.O. Box 7155 Ann Arbor MI 48107-7155
- Dexter Area Historical Society 3443 Inverness Street Dexter Michigan 48130 734-426-2519
- Farmington Genealogical Society 23500 Liberty St. Farmington 48024
- Farmington Historical Society 33309 Shiawassee Farmington 48336
- Saline Area Historical Society P.O. Box 302 Saline 48176
- Salem Area Hist Society P.O. Box 75011 Salem 48175
- Washtenaw County Genealogical Society Of P.O. Box 7155 Ann Arbor 48107-7155
- Ypsilanti Historical Society 220 North Huron Street Ypsilanti MI 48197
- State Archives of Michigan, 702 W Kalamazoo Str, P.O. Box 30738, Lansing, MI 48909-8238; (517) 373-1408
- Library of Michigan, 702 W. Kalamazoo St, Lansing, MI 48909
- Historical Society of Michigan, 1305 Abbott Rd., East Lansing, MI 48823; (517) 324-1828
Where can I connect with other Washtenaw County, MI Researchers through message boards and forums?
- Michigan Genealogy Network Community (plus.google.com)
- State of Michigan Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Washtenaw County Michigan Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com) read and post messages about your ancestors in Washtenaw County
- Washtenaw County, Michigan Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
What other genealogical resources are available in Washtenaw County, MI?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Washtenaw 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.