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Benzie County


Benzie County

Benzie County Clerk
448 Court Place, P.O. Box 377
Beulah, MI 49617
Phone: 231-882-9671
Fax: 231-882-5941

Genealogy Research Hours: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Identification Requirements: Drivers License

Certified Copy/Additional: $7.00/3.00

Genealogy Record Copy: n/a

Other Copy Fees: $ .50 per page (record copy); $1.00 per page (circuit court); $2.00 each (D.B.A.)

Comments: Children are allowed.

Births: March 1868 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: April 1868 to present. Public record – anyone can obtain a copy or view the index.

Marriages: May 1869 to present. Public record – anyone can obtain a copy or view the index.

Divorces: Not separated from Circuit Court Journals.

Other: Supervisors/Commissioners: April 1869. Military Discharges: March 1919. Naturalization: February 1871