Manistee County Resource Index

BIOGRAPHY (and) HISTORY

History of Manistee County, Michigan:
with illustrations and biographical sketches of some of its prominent men and pioneers.
Publisher: H.R. Page & Co.; Chicago, 1882

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Call # 977.4 H2hm

A Story of Portage: the settlers and homesteaders cut into Lake Michigan
by Elsket Barstow Chaney
Book / Monograph with film
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Call Number 977.4 A1 no. 34

Birth Records

Record of Births 1867-1914
Index to Births 1867-1973

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Index to births A-Z  1867-1973 945501
Births, v. 1-2  1867-1886 945502
Births, v. 3-4  1887-1900 945503
Births, v. 5-6  1900-1914 945504

CENSUS

1860 Census; Manistee County Michigan Roll # 543
1870 Census; Manistee County Michigan Roll # 689
Manistee, Manitou, Marquette & Mason
1870 Census Index Online 1870 MI Census INDEX

What are SOUNDEX and MIRACODE?          
SOUNDEX      MIRACODE

1880 Michigan Soundex T755
1880 Census; Manistee County Michigan Roll # 593
Macomb (part), Manistee, Manitou & Marquette (part)
1890 Census; Manistee County Destroyed by fire
1890 Special Census Roll # 21
Veterans & Widows of Union Veterans of the Civil War.
1900 Census Soundex T1052
1900 Census, Manistee County T623
Roll # 727. Macomb and Manistee (part: EDs 26--32 and ED 33, sheets 1--2) Counties
Roll # 728. Manistee (cont'd: ED 33, sheet 3--end) and Marquette (part: EDs 104--118) Counties
1910 Michigan Miracode Index T1268
1910 Census;
Manistee County
T624
Roll # 661.
Lenawee (EDs 64-83) and Manistee Counties.
1920 Michigan Soundex M1568
1920 Census, Manistee County T625
Roll # 783.
Mackinac Co. (EDs 201-213), Mason Co. (EDs 81-102), Manistee Co. (EDs 57-71, 224, and 72-80), and Mecosta Co. (EDs 230-237).
1930 Census; Manistee County Not available until Spring, 2002.

Church Records

Swedish Lutheran Church
Title: Ansgarius Svenska Evangeliska Lutheran forsamlingen
Church records  1884-1954
Note: Includes index of members. History of the Swedish Lutheran congregation from 1884-1914. Membership records, 1884-1954 with information of birth data, confirmations, marriage and death dates and the place they immigrated from.
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Language: Swedish
1 microfilm reel

Messiah Lutheran Church
Title: Church Messian register  1859-1908
Note: Includes index to members. Registers of members indicating birth date, place, marriage date, when arrived in America and death dates.
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Language: Swedish
1 microfilm reel

St. Petri German Evangelical Lutheran Church
Title: Kirchen-, Stamm, und Protokoll-Buch  1888-1915
Note: Includes parish register of baptisms 1888-1915, confirmations 1898-1915, sunday school 1898-1899, marriages 1899-1015, communions 1898-1916, and burials 1898-1915.
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Language: German
1 microfilm reel

Den Skandinaviske Evangeliske Lutherske menighed
Title: Kirkebog B  1873-1888
Notes: Contains index of members, baptisms 1873-1888, communions 1873-1888, marriages 1873-1888, confirmations 1874-1888 and deaths 1873-1888.
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Language: Danish, Norwegian and Swedish
1 microfilm reel

Den Danske Evangeliske Lutherske menighed
Title: Kirkebog C  1889-1943
Notes: Includes minutes of church services 1890-1943, baptisms 1889-1943, marriages 1889-1942, confirmations 1890-1942, deaths 1889-1943, and communions 1889-1943.
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Language: English
1 microfilm reel

Norwegian Lutheran Church
Den Norske Evangeliske Lutherske Kirke
Title: Ministerialbog for Den Norsk-Lutherske menighed at Manistee, Michigan 1888-1945
Notes: Parish register of the Norwegian Lutheran Church in Manistee County, Michigan. Text in Norwegian. Contains births 1881-1928, confirmations 1889-1922, 1936, 1941, 1944, and marriages 1888-1928, 1933, 1939, 1943, and deaths 1888-1945, communions 1888-1941 and membership records 1888-1928.
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Language: Norwegian
1 microfilm reel

Scandinavian Lutheran Augusta Synod
Title: Records of Ministerial acts 1885-1924
Notes: Includes baptisms 1888-1923, confirmations 1885-1924, marriages 1888-1923, records of reception of members 1887-1923, dismissal of members 1885-1923 and funerals 1884-1923.
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Language: Swedish
1 microfilm reel

Circuit Court Records

Notice les (sic) pendens
Vol. 1, 1867 - 1882

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Flim 945042

City Directory

R. L. Polk & Co.
Manistee City Directory 1922-1923; 1928-1929

(Includes in various editions the towns of Arcadia, Bear Lake, Brethren, Chief, Copemish, Eastlake, Henry, Kaleva, Marilla, Norwalk, Onekama, Stronach, and Wellston)
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Format: Serial

Death Records

Record of Deaths, vols. 1-2 1867-1911
Index to Deaths 1867-1973

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Film # 945505

Deed Records

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Grantor Index v. 1-3 1855-1900 945021
Grantor Index v. 1-3 1855-1900 945023
Deed Index v. 4-5 1892-1904 945022
Deed records v. 1-2 1853-1867 945024
Deed records v. 3-4 1867-1869 945025
Deed records v. 5-6 1869-1873 945026
Deed records v. 7-8 1870-1872 945027
Deed records v. 9-10 1872-1875 945028
Deed records v. 11-12 1874-1881 945029
Deed records v. 13-14 1874-1897 945030
Deed records v. 15-16 1873-1884 945031
Deed records v. 17-18 1878-1882 945032
Deed records v. 19-20 1880-1914 945033
Deed records v. 21 1881-1882 945034
Deed records v. 22-24 1873-1921 945035
Deed records v. 25-26 1881-1886 945036
Deed records v. 27-28 1883-1886 945037
Deed records v. 29 1884-1886 945038

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Transcripts of Deeds from Manistee County
1857-1873

Film # 968037

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Index to miscellaneous records, 1855-1906 945039
Miscellaneous records, vol. 1-2, 1859-1886 945040
Miscellaneous records, vol. 3, 1885-1890 945041

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(Register of Deeds)
Record of Transcripts 1842-1860
Transcripts of land records from Ottawa and Grand Traverse counties, Michigan
1 microfilm reel

Income Tax Records - Civil War Years

Income Tax Records of the Civil War Years
Michigan, 1862-66
NARA  # M773
15 rolls

Marriage Records

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Index to Marriages v. 1, 3-4  1855- (dates not given) 945506
Index to Marriages v. 5 to 1973 (early dates not given) 945507
Marriages v. 1-2  1855-1887 945508
Marriages v. 3  1887-1911 945509 Item 1

Records of Mortgages

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Index to mortgages, vols. 1-2, 1856-1887 945043
Record of mortgages, vols. 1-2, 1856-1869 945044
Record of mortgages, vols. 3-4, 1869-1874 945045
Record of mortgages, vols. 5-6, 1873-1885 945046
Record of mortgages, vols. 7, 1875-1879 945047
Record of mortgages, vols. 8, 1874-1881 945048
Record of mortgages, vols. 9-10, 1875-1885 945049
Record of mortgages, vols. 11-12, 1877-1885 945050
Record of mortgages, vols. 13-14, 1880-1885 945051
Record of mortgages, vols. 15-16, 1870-1884 945052
Record of mortgages, vols. 17-18, 1883-1889 945053
Record of mortgages, vols. 19-20, 1884-1895 945054

Probate Records and Guardianship

Probate Calendars, Records and Files 1855-1968
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Manuscript on film - 37 microfilm reels

Probate calendars, v. A-B 1855-1907 945560
Probate calendars, v. C-D 1906-1926 945561
Probate calendars, v. E-F 1926-1936 945562
Probate calendars, v. G-H 1936-1945 945563
Probate calendars, v. I-J 1945-1956 945564
Probate calendars, v. K-L 1956-1968 945565
Probate records, v. 1-2 1857-1881 945566
Probate records, v. 3 1876-1888
Probate records, v. 4 1881-1889
(appointment of administrators)
945567
Probate records, v. 5 1881-1894
(Record of Wills)
945568
Probate records v. 8 1881-1895 (warrant, inventory, final accounts)
Probate records v. 9 1881-1901 (appointment of guardians)
945569
Probate records v. 10  1885-1897 945570
Probate files A No. 2-50  1855-1968 945571
Probate files A No. 51-104  1855-1968 945572
Probate files A No. 105-160  1855-1968 945573
Probate files A No. 161-199  1855-1968
Probate files B No. 1-14  1855-1968
945574
Probate files B No. 14-49  1855-1968 945575
Probate files B No. 50-101  1855-1968 945576
Probate files B No. 102-154  1855-1968 945577
Probate files B No. 155-201  1855-1968 945578
Probate files B No. 202-232  1855-1968 945579
Probate files B No. 233-278  1855-1968 945580
Probate files B No. 279-309  1855-1968 945581
Probate files B No. 310-369  1855-1968 945582
Probate files B No. 370-422  1855-1968 945583
Probate files B No. 423-462  1855-1968 945584
Probate files B No. 463-519  1855-1968 945585
Probate files B No. 520-551  1855-1968 945586
Probate files B No. 551  1855-1968 945587
Probate files B No. 551-555  1855-1968 945588
Probate files B No. 556-601  1855-1968 945589
Probate files B No. 602-645  1855-1968 945590
Probate files B No. 646-683  1855-1968 945591
Probate files B No. 684-725  1855-1968 945592
Probate files B No. 725-778  1855-1968 945622
Probate files B No. 779-809  1855-1968 945623
Probate files B No. 810-846  1855-1968 945624
Probate files B No. 847-882  1855-1968 945625

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