OTSEGO COUNTY CLERK  
  225 W. Main Street  
  Gaylord, MI 49735  
  Phone 989-731-7500  
  Fax: 989-731-7519  
   

Genealogy Research Hours Monday - Friday 8 a.m. to 12 noon and 1:00 - 4:30 p.m.

Certified Copy/Additional: $10.00/$4.00

Comments: Very limited work space allows for one genealogist at a time Children are allowed but must be on good behavior.

RECORDS AVAILABLE:

Births: 1875 to present. 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. An heir is defined as any relative of a deceased individual. Heirs must supply the date and place of death of the registrant when requesting a copy. This policy is in accordance with MCL 333.2882.

Deaths: 1875 to present

Marriages: 1895 to present

Divorces: 1895 to present. Many cases prior to 1974 are n microfilm and may be viewed in the Register of Deeds Office.

Naturalization: Late 1800s to 1915

Declaration of Intention: 1915 to 1924