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Midland County


Midland County

Midland County Clerk
220 West Ellsworth Street
Midland, MI 48640
Phone: 989-832-6739
Fax: 989-832-6680

Genealogy Research Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

Identification Requirements: Drivers License

 

Certified Copy/Additional: $12.00/$5.00

 

Genealogy Record Copy: $1 .00 per page

 

Other Copy Fees: $1.00 per page

 

Comments: Space and staff allows service of two genealogist effectively. Behaved children are allowed. They are not allowed to run free in the office.

 

Births: 1867 to present. All Birth Records will be searched by staff. Liber books for 1867 to 1962, card index for 1962 to 1984, and computer for 1984 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

 

Death: 1867 to present. Liber books for 1867 to 1962, card index for 1962 to 1984, and computer for 1984 to present. Staff will search card index and computer.

 

Marriages: 1867 to present. Liber books for 1867 to 1965, card index 1965 to 1984, and computer 1984 to present. Staff will search card index and computer.

 

Divorces: 1916 to present. Liber book index for 1916 to 1986, and computer for 1986 to present. Staff will search computer.

 

Naturalization/Declarations of Intent: 1855 to 1965. Staff will search for information.

 

Other: For additional local and state government records with potential genealogical value, see the Archival Circulars for records maintained at the Archives of Michigan.