Macomb County, Michigan
Genealogy, History & Facts
Macomb County, Michigan Facts
When was Macomb County, MI Created?
Macomb County was created on January 15 1818 from Wayne County.
Macomb County, MI Vital Records
Where can find Macomb County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Macomb 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 Macomb 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
Macomb County, MI Census Records
What Macomb County, MI census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Macomb County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Macomb Co. Mortality Schedules can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Macomb Co. Industry and Agriculture can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Macomb 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
Macomb County, MI Courthouse and Government Records
What genealogical records can I find in the Macomb County Courthouse?
Researchers frequently overlook the great importance of Macomb 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 Macomb 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.
- Macomb County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 40 North Main Street, Mt. Clemens, MI 48043
- Macomb County Clerk
- Phone: 586-469-5120
- Births & Deaths: 1867
- Marriage Records: 1819
- Macomb County Register of Deeds
- Phone: (586) 469-7953
- Land Records: 1818
- Macomb County Clerk of the Probate Court
- Phone: (586) 469-5240
- Probate Records: 1849
- Macomb County Clerk of the Circuit Court
- Phone: (586) 469-5150
- Court Records: 1818
- Michigan Land Records
- Michigan Probate Records 1797-1973
- BLM Land Records
Macomb County, MI Societies and Family History Resources
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Macomb County, MI?
A list of Macomb County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Michigan Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
- Macomb County Genealogical Society, c/o Mount Clemens Public Library, 150 Cass Avenue, Mount Clemens, Michigan 48043; 1-586-469-6200
- Macomb County Historical Commission, Macomb Co. Admin. Bldg. One S. Main Street Mt. Clemens, MI. 48043
- New Baltimore Historical Society, 51065 Washington, New Baltimore, MI 48047
- Roseville Historical and Genealogical Society, c/o Roseville Public Library, 29777 Gratiot Avenue , Roseville, MI 48066-4196
- Romeo Historical Society, P.O. Box 412, Romeo 48065
- St. Clair Shores Genealogical Group, 22500 Eleven Mile Rd., St. Clair Shores 48081
- Sterling Heights Genealogical and Historical Society , P.O. Box 1154, Sterling Heights,MI 48311-1154
- Warren Historical & Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 1773, Warren 48090-1773
- 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 Macomb County, MI Researchers through message boards and forums?
- Michigan Genealogy Network Community (plus.google.com)
- State of Michigan Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Macomb County Michigan Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com) read and post messages about your ancestors in Macomb County
- Macomb County, Michigan Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
What other genealogical resources are available in Macomb County, MI?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Macomb 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.
Macomb Co. MI Books, Newspapers & Publications
Macomb Co. MI Cemeteries & Church Records
Macomb Co. MI Family Websites, Pictures & Histories
Macomb Co. MI General and History Websites
- Macomb County Michigan Wikipedia (wikipedia.org)
- Cutter’s official guide to Mount Clemens Mich. and its world-famous mineral baths (search.ancestry.com)
- Cutter’s guide to Mt. Clemens (search.ancestry.com)
- History of Macomb County Michigan (search.ancestry.com)
- Past and present of Macomb County Michigan (search.ancestry.com)
- Macomb County Michigan Wiki (familysearch.org)
- Macomb Co. MI Genealogy (kindredtrails.com)
- Family History Library (familysearch.org)
- Macomb County Michigan (linkpendium.com) Family History & Genealogy, Census, Birth, Marriage, Death Vital Records & More
- Cyndi’s List – United States – Michigan – Counties – Macomb (cyndislist.com)
- Macomb County Michigan (genealogytrails.com)
- Macomb Co. MIGenweb (migenweb.net)
- Macomb County Genealogy Queries (cousinconnect.com)
- Macomb Co. Data Collections (search.ancestry.com)