BIRTH, MARRIAGE & DEATH
RESOURCES

Old Manistee County Courthouse

BIRTH

Manistee County Clerk - BMD Records
Order birth certificates by mail. Records are available from 1867 to the present time. Birth records and indexes are not available for public inspection. Birth records are available only to the individual named on the birth record (registrant), the parents of the registrant, a legal guardian of the registrant, a legal representative of the registrant or an heir of the registrant. Birth records that are at least 110 years old are available to the researcher.

Manistee County Clerk - Fees, Effective Aug 2003

Vital Chek -BMD Records
Online or telephone credit cards orders accepted for Michigan vital records certificates.
Some other states, and their individual counties, will not accept a credit card order for genealogy related certificates - even though they are listed in this system. I've run into this in Wisconsin, Cook County Illinois, and Pennsylvania. You'll have to write for those, and possibly others.

CEMETERY, FUNERAL HOME & MISC. RECORDS

Diocese of Gaylord Archives
Catholic Sacramental Records OVER 100 years old
Includes Manistee Parishes
TOMBSTONE TRANSCRIPTION PROJECT ~ Manistee County
Don't miss this incredible resource!
Manistee Cemetery Photos
Assorted photographs from local cemeteries. Your submissions are welcome!
Manistee County Church Addresses
Manistee County Funeral Homes & Cemeteries
Addresses and contacts where available
Manistee Order of the Eastern Star Booklet 1922
Many local names, and a handful of death records at the bottom of the page.
Methodist: Regional United Methodist Archives
West Michigan
Miscellaneous Catholic Interment Records
Some assorted burial records from the Catholic Archives in Gaylord, Michigan

MARRIAGE

Dibean Marriage Index
A Manistee County marriage database collected by Jack & Marianne Dibean of Michigan.
Manistee County Marriage Index
Index to Marriages v. 1, 3-4 1855- # 945506
This is only one of several marriage Index films available for Manistee County.
Manistee County Marriage Registry
Submit and view historical Manistee County marriage records
Manistee County Clerk - BMD Records
Where to order marriage certificates by mail.
Marriage Records are available from 1867 to the present time.
Divorce Records available include the Circuit Court Index from 1867 to present.
Vital Chek -BMD Records
Online or telephone credit cards orders accepted for Michigan vital records certificates.
Some other states, and their individual counties, will not accept a credit card order for genealogy related certificates - even though they are listed in this system. I've run into this in Wisconsin, Cook County Illinois, and Pennsylvania. You'll have to write for those, and possibly others.

DEATH

1870 & 1880 Census Mortality Schedules
Manistee County Clerk - BMD Records
Where to order death certificates by mail. Death records are available from 1867 to the present time.
Manistee County Death Records - Extracts
Extracts from Early Manistee County death records, 1867-1890 from film # 945505
Manistee County Death Index
Transcription of the County Death Index 1869 - 1973; Completed! Please send verifiable corrections, the index was difficult to read...
Manistee County Death Registry (Coming soon)
Submit and view Manistee County death records submitted by researchers
Manistee County Register of Deaths, 1897 - 1909
Manistee County Register of Deaths from August 30, 1897 - December 31, 1901. This book was offered for transcription to the Manistee County Website at Rootsweb.com by Steve Harold, Director of the Manistee County Historical Museum.
Probate Court Records from Manistee County
Name Index and Notes from County Probate Court Records - In progress
Manistee Order of the Eastern Star Booklet 1922
Many local names, and a handful of death records at the bottom of the page.
Social Security Death Index 
Search the Social Security Death Index for your family surname by location
Vital Chek -BMD Records
Online or telephone credit cards orders accepted for Michigan vital records certificates.
Some other states, and their individual counties, will not accept a credit card order for genealogy related certificates - even though they are listed in this system. I've run into this in Wisconsin, Cook County Illinois, and Pennsylvania. You'll have to write for those, and possibly others.

OBITUARY

Manistee County Family Obituaries 1924 - 2000
Add your family obits here...This page is for obituaries that are still under copyright, and must be presented as facts only...but you can send a photo if you have one!
Manistee County Historical Museum
Will do a search for old Manistee County obituaries, for a reasonable fee. Don't overlook this resource!
Manistee News Advocate Obituaries   Note: Manistee News Advocate - no longer publishes local obituaries online... See Newspaper Obituary Index for what has been indexed before they ceased publishing obituaries online
Newspaper Obituary Index
Compiled Local Obituary Index - Recent years
Obituary Daily Times
National volunteer database, searchable by surname and location
Traverse City Record Eagle Obituaries - Online by week, month, year, archived back to 1999

DATE CALCULATING and CALENDARS

Birthdate Calculator

10,000 Year Calendar

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