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EXTINCT MICHIGAN COUNTIES
(not linked unless noted, ):
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County Name
Aischum -

Anamickee -
Bleeker -
Brown -
Charlevoix (old) -

Cheonoquet -
Crawford (old) -

Des Moines -

Dubuque -

Isle Royale -

Kanotin -

Kautawaubet -

Kautawaubet -

Kayakee -

Meegisee -
Mikenauk -

Manitou -




Meegisee -

Michilimackinac -

Milwaukee -

Negwegon -

Notipekago -

Okkuddo -

Omeena -

Reshkauko -
Shawono -

Tonedagana -

Unwattin -

Wabassee -

Washington -
Wyandiot -
Factual information
Formed 01-Apr-1840 from Mackinac County; renamed Lake County
         08-Mar-1843.
Formed 01-Apr-1840; renamed Alpena County 08-Mar-1843.
Formed in 1861; renamed Menominee County 19-Mar-1863.
Formed 26-Oct-1818; became part of the Wisconsin Territory, 01-Dec-1836. Formed in 1840 as Keskkauko County; renamed Charlevoix County in 1843.
         Merged with Emmet Co in 1853.
Formed 01-Apr-1840; renamed Montmorency County, 08-Mar-1843.
Formed in 1818 (unorganized land), moved to Wisconsin Territory 1836,
         now in Wisconsin.
Formed in 1834 (unorganized land), moved to Wisconsin Territory, 1836,
         now in Iowa.
Formed in 1834 (unorganized land), moved to Wisconsin Territory, 1836,
         now in Iowa.
Formed in 1875 from Keweenaw County and attached to Houghton County in
         1885, abolished in 1897 and became part of Keweenaw County.
Formed 01-Feb-1840 from unorganized land and renamed Iosco County in
         1843.
Formed 01-Apr-1840 from Mackinac County and renamed Wexford County,
         08-Mar-1843.
Formed i01-Apr-1840 from Mackinac County and renamed Charlevoix County
         in 1843.
Formed 01-Apr-1840 from Mackinac County, Saginaw Co and unorganized
         land; renamed Clare County in 8 March 1843.
Formed in 1840 and renamed Antrim County in 1843.
Formed 01-Apr-1840 from Mackinac County and Unorganized Land; renamed Roscommon County, 08-Mar-1843.
Formed 13-Feb-1855 from Emmet and Leelanau Counties. In 1861 the
         county government was disorganized and Manitou was attached to
         Mackinac County. In 1865 it was attached to Leelanau County, then
         again attached to Mackinac County in 1869. Finally in 1895 Manitou
         was abolished and was absorbed by Charlevoix and Leelanau Counties.
Formed 01-Apr-1840 from Mackinac County and renamed Antrim County
         08-Mar-1843.
Formed 26-Oct-1818 from Wayne County and renamed Mackinac County
         08-Mar-1843.
Formed in 1834 from Brown County and became part of the Wisconsin
         Territory in 1836; now in Wisconsin.
Formed i01-Apr-1840 from Unorganized Land and renamed Alcona County
         08-Mar-1843.
Notipekago Formed in 1840 from Mackinac County and Ottawa County;
         renamed Mason County in 1843.
Okkuddo aka Okkudo; Formed in 1 April 1840 from Mackinac County and
         renamed Otsego County i08-Mar-1843.
Formed in 1840 from Mackinac County and abolished in 1853; became part of
         Grand Traverse County in 1853.
Organized 01-Apr-1840 and renamed Charlevoix County, 08-Mar-1843.
AKA Shawona; Formed in 26-Oct-1818 from Mackinac County; renamed
         Crawford County, 08-Mar-1843.
Formed 01-Apr-1840 from Mackinac County and renamed Emmet County,
         08-Mar-1843.
Formed 01-Apr-1840 from Mackinac County and renamed Osceola County,
         08-Mar-1843; Some records in Ottawa County.
Formed 01-Apr-1840 from Mackinac County and renamed Kalkaska County,
         08-Mar-1843.
Formed in 1867 from Marquette County but declared unconstitutional.
Formed in 1840 from Mackinac County and abolished in 1853; became part of
         Cheboygan County in 1853.



GENEALOGICAL/HISTORICAL COMMISSIONS,
                  SOCIETIES AND MUSEUMS

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County Name

       A ——
Alcona -
Alcona -
Alger -
Allegan -
Allegan -
Alpena -
Arenac -

       B ——
Baraga -
Barry -
Bay -
Benzie -
Benzie -
Berrien -

       C ——
Calhoun -
Cass
Cheybogan -
Cheybogan -
Chippewa -
Chippewa -
Chippewa -
Clinton -
Crawford -

       D ——
Delta -

       E ——
Eaton -
Emmet -

       G ——
Genesee -
Genesee -
Gladwin -
Grand Traverse -
Grand Traverse -
Grand Traverse -
Gratiot -

       H ——
Hillsdale -
Houghton -
Huron -

       I ——
Ingham -
Ingham -
Ingham -
Ingham -
Ionia -
Iosco -
Iron -
Iron -

       J ——
Jackson -

       K ——
Kalamazoo -
Kalamazoo -
Kalamazoo -
Kalamazoo -
Kalkaska -
Kalkaska -
Kent -

       L ——
Lapeer -
Leelanau -
Lenawee -
Livingston -
Luce -

       M ——
Mackinac -
Manistee -
Marquette -
Mason -
Midland -
Missaukee -
Monroe -
Monroe -
Montmorency -
Muskegon -

       N ——
Newaygo -

       O ——
Oakland -
Oceana -
Ogemaw -
Ontonagon -
Osceola -
Oscoda -
Otsego -
Ottawa -

       P ——
Presque Isle -

       R ——
Roscommon -

       S ——
Saginaw -
Saint Clair -
Saint Joseph -
Sanilac -
Schoolcraft -
Shiawassee -
Shiawassee -

       T ——
Tuscola -

       V ——
Van Buren -
Van Buren -

       W ——
Washtenaw -
Wayne County -
Wayne County -
Wayne County -
Wayne County -
Wexford -
Society Name and Location



Alcona County Genealogical Society (Harrisville, MI)
Alcona Historical Society (Harrisville, MI)
Alger County Historical Society (Munising, MI)
Then and Now Genealogical Library of Allegan County (Dorr, MI)
Allegan County Historical Society & Old Jail Museum (Allegan, MI)
Northest Michigan Genealogical Society (Alpena, MI)
Arenac County Historical Society (Au Gres, MI)



Baraga County Historical Society and Museum (Baraga, MI)
Barry County Historical Society (Hastings, MI)
Bay County Genealogical Society of Michigan (Bay City, MI)
Almira Historical Society (Lake Ann, MI)
Clarke Historical Library (Mt. Pleasant, MI)
Berrien County Genealogical Society (Benton Harbor, MI)



Calhoun County Genealogical Society (Marshall, MI)
Cass County Historical Commission (Cassopolis, MI)
Cheybogan County Genealogical Society (Cheboygan, MI)
Cheybogan County Historical Society (Cheboygan, MI)
Chippewa County Genealogical Society (Trout Lake, MI)
Chippewa County Historical Society (Sault Ste. Marie, MI)
Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society (Sault Ste. Marie, MI)
Clinton County Historical Society (St. Johns, MI)
Crawford County Historical Society & Museum (Grayling, MI)



Delta County Genealogical Society (Escanaba, MI)



Eaton County Genealogical Society (Charlotte, MI)
Emmet County Genealogical Society (Harbor Springs, MI)



Flint Genealogical Society (Flint, MI)
Genesee County Michigan Historical Society (Flint, MI)
Gladwin County Genealogical Society (Gladwin, MI)
Clarke Historical Library (Traverse City, MI)
Grand Traverse Area Genealogical Society Blog (Traverse City, MI)
Muskrat Tracks History & Genealogical Research Group (Monroe, MI)
Gratiot Historical and Genealogical Society (Ithaca, MI)



Hillsdale County Historical Society (Hillsdale, MI)
Houghton County Historical Museum (Lake Linden, MI)
Huron County Genealogical Society (Kimball, MI)



French-Canadian Heritage Society of Michigan (Lancing, MI)
Ingham County Genealogical Society (Mason, MI)
Mason Area Historical Society (Mason, MI)
Stockbridge Area Genealogical/Historical Society (Stockbridge, MI)
Ionia County Historical Society (Ionia, MI)
Huron Shores Genealogical Society (Oscoda, MI)
Iron County Genealogical Society (Caspian, MI)
Iron County Historical and Museum Society (Caspian, MI)



Jackson County Genealogical Society (Jackson, MI)



Kalamazoo Valley Genealogical Society (Comstock, MI)
Kalamazoo County Historical Society (Kalamazoo, MI)
Vicksburg Historical Society and Historic Village (Vicksburg, MI)
Vicksburg Historical Society and Historic Village (FaceBook) (Vicksburg, MI)
Kalkaska Genealogical Society (Kalkaska, MI)
Kalkaska Historical Society & Museum(Kalkaska, MI)
Western Michigan Genealogical Society (Grand Rapids, MI)



Lapeer County Historical Society (Lapeer, MI)
Leelanau Historical Society (Leland, MI)
Lenawee Historical Society Museum (Adrean, MI)
Livingston County Genealogical Socety (Howell, MI)
Luce-Mackinac Genealogical Society (Engadine, MI)



Luce-Mackinac Genealogical Society (Engadine, MI)
Manistte County Genealogical & Historical Societies (Manistee, MI)
Marquette County Genealogical Society (Marquette, MI)
Mason Area Historical Society (Mason, MI)
Midland Genealogical Society (Midland, MI)
Missaukee County Historical Society (Lake City, MI)
Genealogical Society Of Monroe County (Monroe, MI)
Milan Area Historical Society (Milan, MI)
Montmorency Historical Society (Hillman, MI)
Muskegon Heritage Assocation (Muskegon, MI)



Newaygo County Society of History & Genealogy (White Cloud, MI)



Oakland County Genealogical Society (Birmingham , MI)
Oceania Historical & Genealogical Society (Hart, MI)
Ogemaw Genealogical and Historcal Society (West Branch, MI)
Ontonagon County Historical Society (Ontonagon, MI)
Osceola County Genealogical Society (Reed City, MI)
Oscoda County, Michigan Genealogy & History Research Page (Mio, MI)
Gaylord Facfinds Genealogical Society (Gaylord, MI)
Western Michigan Genealogical Society Online (Grand Rapids, MI)



Northeast Michigan Genealogical Society (Alpena, MI)



Roscommon County Genealogical Society (Prudenville, MI)



Historical Society of Saginaw County (Saginaw, MI)
Saint Clair Community Historical Society & Museum (St. Clair, MI)
St. Joseph Genealogical Society (White Pigeon, MI)
Sanilac County Genealogical Society (Mayville, MI)
Log Cabin Genealogical Society (Manistique, MI)
Shiawassee County Genealogical Society (Owosso, MI)
Shiawassee County Genealogical Society (Owosso, MI)



Tuscola Genealogical Society (Mayville, MI)



Michigan Maritime Museum (South Haven, MI)
Van Buren Regional Genealogical Society (Decatur, MI)



Genealogical Society of Washtenaw (Ann Arbor, MI)
Downriver Genealogical Society (Wyandotte, MI)
Lincoln Park Historical Society & Museum (Lincoln Park, MI)
Redford Township Historical and Genealogical Society (Redford, MI)
Western Wayne County Genealogical Society (Livonia, MI)
Cadillac Area Genealogical Society (Cadillac, MI)

— Serving multiple areas —
French-Canadian Heritage Society of Michigan - (FCHSM), serving all counties.
Flint Genealogical Society - All Meetings of the Flint Genealogical Society are free and
         open to the public. Anyone is welcome to attend. These are announced in our
         monthly Newsletter and, at times, through special membership mailings and the
         local media.
Ford [Motor Company] Genealogy Club - The objectives of the club are to further
         Genealogical Research and to assist Club Members who are encountering research
         problems.
Irish Genealogical Society of Michigan - (IGSM), serving all counties.
Muskrat Tracks History & Genealogical Research Group - Serving Grand Traverse and
         Monroe Counties.
Northest Michigan Genealogical Society - (NEMGS), serving Alcona, Alpena, Montmorency
         and Presque Isle Counties
Polish Genealogical Society of Michigan - (PSGM), serving all counties.

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