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Ingham County

Ingham County

Ingham County Clerk
Courthouse, 315 S. Jefferson
Mason, MI 48854
Phone: 517-676-7201
Fax: 517-676-7254

Genealogy Research Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 am to 4:00 p.m.


Identification Requirements: Anyone using our indexes for research must sign in at each visit.


Certified Copy/Additional: * Please call for current fees *


Genealogy Record Copy: n/a


Other Copy Fees: n/a


Comments: Space allows for two genealogists at one time. Children are allowed. There is a two (2)-hour time limit per genealogist, per day. Staff will retrieve indexes and records after phone and walk-in customers have been assisted. Genealogy research cannot be done over the phone.


Births: 1867 through current. Indexes from 1986 forward are computerized. 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: 1867 through current. Indexes from 1987 forward are computerized.


Marriages: 1837 through current. Indexes from 1993 forward are computerized.


Divorces: Not available through this office.