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Michigan Census Notes

Between 1763 and 1783, Michigan was part of Quebec Territory. Between 1787 and 1800, Michigan was considered to be a part of the Northwest Territory. Between 1800 and 1805, it was part of Ohio and Indian Territories. These facts can come into play when researching census records for Michigan ancestors.

Wisconsin was carved from Michigan Territory so when searching for ancestors from Wisconsin areas in early years, you will also need to consider searching in Michigan.

1810 Michigan Territorial Census Records are missing in entirety.

There is an 1827 Michigan Territorial Census. See 1827-1870 Michigan Census Records at Ancestry.

Federal Michigan Census Records are available to the public for the following census years: 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920 and 1930. See 1790-1940 US Census Records at Ancestry.

Soundex Indexes for Federal Michigan census records are available on microfilm for census years: 1880, 1900, 1910 and 1920.

Federal 1890 Michigan Census Records were lost in a 1921 warehouse fire.  See A Fire Destroyed The 1890 Census & Bridging the 1890 Census Gap for more information.

The 1890 Veterans and Widows census schedules for Michigan state did survive and are often used as a helpful census substitute. See 1890 Veterans Schedules at Ancestry.

Michigan State Census Records were enumerated every 10 years: 1854, 1864, 1874, 1884, 1894, & 1904.  Additional state census records were taken in some areas for 1837, 1845 and 1888.

See Michigan State Census Records:

1884 Michigan State Census at World Vital Records

1894 Michigan State Census Index & Images at Ancestry

1894 Michigan State Census Index at FamilySearch.org

1894 State Census of Veterans Statewide

1904 Michigan State Census Volume 2 - Agriculture, Manufactures & Mines.

In 1888, the state of Michigan took a census of Civil War Veterans.  Details include the Michigan county, name of soldier, rank, military unit and the veterans post office address in 1888.  These records are located at the State Archives of Michigan.

Michigan Census & Voter Lists


Michigan Native American

Census Records

1885-1940 US Indian Census Rolls online at Ancestry

1836 Ottawa & Chippewa Census

1839 Census of Chippewa at Saginaw

1845 Swan Creek & Black River Indian Census

1907-1910 Durant Roll.

1909-1911 & 1913-1915 Bay Mills Indian Census


Questions In The Census

Learn what questions were asked in each census year and where to find census records online.  This section of Census Finder covers each census year from 1790-1940 and will give you clues and tips to help you learn to locate your ancestors quickly in census records.


Michigan Census Records

On CD ROM

SK Publications - Michigan

 

Michigan Census Records &

Genealogy Records

by Subscription

1827-1870 Michigan Census Records

1850 US Census Search

1890 Census -Veterans Schedules

1900 Census Online 

Michigan Databases at World Vital Records

Michigan Statewide Databases at Ancestry

US Property Owners Index & Maps

 

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Michigan

Vital Records

Michigan Dept of Health

Vital Records
201 Townsend Street, Capitol View Building, 3rd Floor

Lansing, MI 48913
Phone: (517) 335-8666

Record Request Forms

Birth, marriage and death records after 1867 are on file at the Michigan Dept. of Health above.  Many of these are also on file at the county level with the county clerk of each respective county.

Copies of most records before 1867 may be obtained from the County Clerk in the county where the event occurred.

County Clerk Addresses & Info

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Michigan Vital Record Databases

1775-1995 Michigan Births & Christenings

1820-1935 Michigan County Marriages

1822-1895 Michigan Marriages

1851-1875 Michigan Marriages at Ancestry

1867-1902 Birth Records

1867-1897 Genealogical Death Indexing System

1868-1925 Michigan Marriages

1971-1996 Michigan Deaths at Ancestry 

Dibean Michigan Marriage Index

Early Michigan Birth Records

Early Michigan Marriages to 1850 at Ancestry

Michigan Deaths & Burials 1800-1895

Michigan Vital Records Search at World Vital Records


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Michigan

(Territory: 1805.  Statehood 1837)


Michigan Statewide Census Records Online

 1820 Census of the Entire Michigan Territory

 1827-1870 Michigan Census Records at Ancestry

 1830 Federal Census of Entire Michigan Territory

 1850 Federal Census Index

 1850 Federal Census Index and 1850 Census Images

 1850 Federal Census Mortality Schedules Index and Images

 1860 Federal Census Index

 1870 Federal Census Index and 1870 Census Images

 1870 Federal Census Search with Census Images

 1880 Federal Census - Search and View the images

 1880 Federal Census Search at Family Search

 1880 Federal Census - Norwegians living in Michigan

 1883 Census of Pensioners

 1884 Michigan State Census Images

 1884 Michigan State Census at World Vital Records

 1894 Michigan State Census Index

 1894 Michigan State Census Images

 1894 Michigan State Census Records at Ancestry

 1894 State Census of Veterans Statewide

 1900 Federal Census Index and 1900 Census Images

 1904 Michigan State Census Volume 2 - Agriculture, Manufactures & Mines

 1910 Federal Census Index

 1920 Federal Census Index

 1930 Federal Census Index at Family Search

 1940 Federal Census Index and 1940 Census Images

 Michigan Genealogy Databases at World Vital Records

 Michigan Library - Michigan residents may access Heritage Quest Online freely.

 Michigan Statewide Databases of Census Records & Genealogy Records

 

Other MI Statewide Genealogy Records Used as Census Substitutes

 1821-1989 City Directories Search at Ancestry (NEW!)

 1840 Military Pensioners Census

 1917-1918 Polk's Michigan State Gazetteer & Business Directory

 Michigan School Census Records

 


MI Census Records Online by County

Delta County Census Records (formed 1843 from Mackinac)

1860 Federal Census Mortality Schedule

1870 Federal Census Index and Images

1870 Federal Census Names Index

1883 Census of Pensioners

1894 State Census, Soldiers, Sailors & Marines

1894 Delta County Soldiers Census

1930 Federal Census Records Transcript at USGenWeb (partial)

1930 Federal Census Records Transcript at DCMIGS

Other Records

1807-1907 General Land Office Records

1867-1915 Birth Records

1873-1975 Probate Records Index

1881 Voters List

1883 Names from the Upper Peninsula History

1897-1914 Delta County Hospital Patient Records

1889 City Directory

Immigration Records

Pioneer Certificate Surnames List

Spanish American War Veterans in Delta County, MI


Des Moines County Census Records (formed 1834  from unorganized territory.  Transferred to Wisconsin Territory in 1836.  Today is Des Moines County, Iowa.)

No known Michigan census online.  Submit census links for inclusion in Census Finder's Directory.


Dickinson County Census Records (formed 1891 from Marquette & Menominee)

1894 State Census, Soldiers, Sailors & Marines

Other Records

1807-1907 General Land Office Records

WWII Honor List


Des Moines County Census Records (formed 1834  from unorganized territory.  Transferred to Wisconsin Territory in 1836.  Today is Dubuque County, Iowa.)

No known Michigan census online.  Submit census links for inclusion in Census Finder's Directory.


Eaton County Census Records (formed 1829 and organized 1837 from Calhoun, Kalamazoo & St. Joseph)

1870 Federal Census Index and Images

1870 Federal Census Pages: 
[36-43]    [44-51]    [52-60]    [61-69]    [69-77]    [77-79]

1883 Census of Pensioners

1894 State Census, Soldiers, Sailors, Marines

1905 Sunfield School Census

1907 Sunfield School Census

Other Records

1807-1907 General Land Office Records

1881 Pioneers

1883 Pioneers

1900 Registration Records for Eaton Rapids Township

1929 Telephone Directory Images for Eaton Rapids Township

Vital Records Index


Emmet County Census Records (formed 1853 from Mackinac)

1860 Federal Census Records Transcript of Bear Creek (partial)

1870 Federal Census Index and Images

1880 Federal Census of Bliss

1883 Census of Pensioners

1894 State Census, Soldiers, Sailors, Marines

1900 Federal Census of Little Traverse Twp. (partial)

1910 Federal Census of District 94 - Center Township

1910 Federal Census of District 98 - Little Traverse

1920 Federal Census of District 156 - Bliss Township

1920 Federal Census of District 163 - McKinley Township

Other Records

1807-1907 General Land Office Records

WWII Draftees


Genesee County Census Records (formed 1835 from Lapeer)

1840 Federal Census Index

1840 Federal Census Records Transcript  (complete with Town Index)

1850 Federal Census Index with Census Records Transcript (complete with Town Index)

1850 Federal Census Mortality Schedule

1860 Federal Census Index with Census Records Transcript (complete with Town Index)

1860 Federal Census Mortality Schedule

1870 Federal Census Index and Images

1870 Federal Census Index and Census Records Transcript (complete with Town Index)

1870 Federal Census Mortality Schedule

1880 Federal Census Index & 1880 Census Records

1883 Census of Pensioners

1894 State Census, Soldiers, Sailors, Marines

1930 Federal Census Records Transcript (partial)

Other Records

1807-1907 General Land Office Records

Spanish American War Veterans


Gladwin County Census Records (formed 1831 from Midland & Saginaw, attached to Midland County in 1855 for judicial and municipal purposes. Organized 18 Apr 1875. See more.)

1860 Federal Census of the Unorganized County of Gladwin, Midland City PO

1883 Census of Pensioners

1890 Federal Census, Special Veterans & Widows Schedules

1894 State Census Records

1894 State Census, Soldiers, Sailors, Marines

Other Records

1807-1907 General Land Office Records

1906 Patrons Directory


Gogebic County Census Records (formed 1881 from Ontonagon)

1894 State Census, Soldiers, Sailors, Marines

Other Records

1807-1907 General Land Office Records

1888 Gogebic Range Directory

1892 City Directory of Ironwood

1912 City Directory of Ironwood

1928 Gogebic City Directories

1938 Gogebic City Directories

1947 Gogebic City Directories


Grand Traverse County (formed 1851 from Mackinac)

1860 Federal Census Names Index

1860 Federal Census Mortality Schedule

1870 Federal Census Records Index and Images

1883 Census of Pensioners

1894 State Census, Soldiers, Sailors, Marines

1930 Federal Census Records Index

Other Records

1807-1907 General Land Office Records

1867-1903 Death Index

Military Records

Pioneer Families of Grand Traverse

Spanish American War Veterans


Gratiot County Census Records (formed 1831 from Clinton & Saginaw Counties.  Organized 3 Feb 1855.)

1860 Federal Census Index with Census Records Transcript (partial)

1860 Federal Census Mortality Schedule

1870 Federal Census Index and Images

1883 Census of Pensioners

1894 State Census, Soldiers, Sailors, Marines

1910-1924 School Census

Gratiot County School Census Records

Other Records

1807-1907 General Land Office Records

1863-1864 Business Directory and Gazetteer

1868-1968 Centennial Year Book Index

1874-1974 Riverdale Centennial Year Book Index

1889 Gratiot County Atlas Patrons List

1894 Fulton Twp, 1918 Sumner Twp, & 1922 North Shade Twp. Tax Assessments

1897-1953 Sevill Township Death Records Surnames A-L

1897-1953 Sevill Township Death Records Surnames M-Z

1901 Atlas

1914 Chadwick Farm Atlas

History of Gratiot County Index

Spanish American War Veterans


Hillsdale County Census Records (formed 1835 from Lenawee)

1830-1870 Census Extracts

1840 Federal Census Index

1840 Federal Census Pages: 
[31A-33A]    [34A-40A]    [41A-47A]    [48A-55A]    
[63A-72A]    [72A-80A]    [81A-83A]

1850 Federal Census Index Linked to 1850 Census Images

1850 Federal Census Index Linked to 1850 Census Transcript

1850 Federal Census Index Surnames A-K for Fayette, Moscow and Somerset Townships

1850 Federal Census Index Surnames L-Z for Fayette, Moscow and Somerset Townships

1850 Federal Census Transcription of Fayette Twp

1850 Federal Census Transcription of Moscow Twp

1850 Federal Census Transcription of Somerset Twp

1850 Federal Census Images

1850-1920 Census - Extracts of various Hillsdale County Residents

1860 Federal Census of the County Poor Farm

1870 Federal Census Index and Images

1870 Federal Census - Extraction of Foreign Born Residents

1870 Federal Census of the County Poor Farm

1880 Federal Census Index (partial)

1880 Federal Census of the County Poor Farm

1883 Census of Pensioners

1894 State Census, Soldiers, Sailors, Marines

1900 Federal Census Index (partial)

1900 Federal Census of the County Poor Farm

1910 Federal Census Index (partial)

1910 Federal Census of the County Poor Farm

1920 Federal Census of the County Poor Farm

1920 Federal Census of Hillsdale County Jail

1930 Census Enumeration Districts

Other Records

1807-1907 General Land Office Records

Biographical Index

Illustrated History of Hillsdale

Land Records and Plat Maps

Military Records

Spanish American War Veterans


Houghton County Census Records (formed 1845 from Marquette, Ontonagon & Schoolcraft)

1850 Federal Census Index

1850 Federal Census Records Transcription

1864 State Census

1870 Federal Census Index and Images

1880 Federal Census (partial - small)

1883 Census of Pensioners

1894 State Census, Soldiers, Sailors, Marines

Other Records

1807-1907 General Land Office Records

1978 History Book Names Index

Spanish American War Veterans


Huron County Census Records (formed 1840 from Saginaw, Sanilac and St. Clair)

1850 Federal Census Index Linked to 1850 Census Images

1850 Federal Census Index to Images

1850 Federal Census Images

1850 Federal Census Transcription with 1850 Census Index

1850 Federal Census Mortality Schedule

1860 Federal Census Index Linked to 1860 Census Images

1860 Federal Census Transcription with 1860 Census Index

1860 Federal Census Images

1870 Federal Census Index and Images

1910 Federal Census of ED 1 Pages: 
[1A-2B]    [3A-4B]    [5A-7A]    [7B-9A]  
[9B-11A]    [5A-7A]    [14A-15B]    [16A-18A]

Other Records

1807-1907 General Land Office Records

1881 Fire, Greatest Tragedy in Huron County, MI

1938 Huron County Golden Jubilee Pioneers


Ingham County (formed 1838 from Eaton, Jackson & Washtenaw)

1850 Federal Census Index Surnames A-S

1850 Federal Census Index Surnames T-Z

1850 Federal Census Pages: 
[15A-23B]    [24A-32B]    [33A-41A]

1870 Federal Census Index and Images

1894 State Census of Meridian Twp.

Other Records

1807-1907 General Land Office Records


Ionia County (formed 1831 from Kent)

1850 Federal  Census Index surnames starting with: 
[A-B]    [C-D]    [E-G]    [H]    [I-L]    [M-Q]    [R-S]    [T-Z]

1850 Federal Census Images

1850 Federal Census Transcription Pages: 
[123A-135A]    [135B-147B]    [148A-159B]    [160A-171B]    [172A-183A]
[183B-195A]    [195B-206B]    [207A-218A]    [218B-220A]

1870 Federal Census Index and Images

1900 Federal Census Images

Other Records

1807-1907 General Land Office Records

 

 

 

 

 

 

Michigan Census Finder Index

Counties:

Aishcum-Crawford

Mackinack-Missaukee

Delta-Ionia

Monroe-Osceola

Iosco-Luce

Oscoda-Wexford

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