Michigan Government records cover a broad range of genealogy subject areas that can help you as part of your research, such as land ownership, courts, taxes, and naturalization’s. Given that Michigan court records cover such a wide selection of topics, they could aid you in many different ways. As an example, they could aid you in finding ancestors’ residences, identify occupations, locate financial information, determine citizenship status, or shed light on relationships between individuals. The whole thing relies upon on the type of court records that the ancestors” names show up in. For Definitions of all court terms see the Genealogy Encyclopedia.
Michigan Courthouse records change extensively from county to county in both level of quality and volume. You will find different kinds of court records that are most likely to possess information related for your genealogical research below.
Michigan Court Records
- Michigan Court Record Books (amazon.com)
Michigan Land Records
See Also Guide to U.S. Land Records Research
Michigan Probate Records
- Michigan Probate Record Books (amazon.com)
Michigan Tax Records
See Also Guide to U.S. Tax Records Research
- Michigan Tax Record Books (amazon.com)
Michigan Immigration & Naturalization Records
- Michigan Immigration Record Books (amazon.com)
Michigan County & City Government Links
Michigan contains 83 counties. Each county is the local level of government within its borders. The links in the table below link to county and city government offices and is limited to government-maintained websites. If you know of a Michigan county that has an official government web site but is not linked, or if the link is in error, please contact us so we may edit our database. Michigan State Government is located in Lansing.