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I would like to Welcome you with a great big "Hello" to the MIGenWeb Wexford County website.

My name is Robin Ellis and I am the County Coordinator. If you have something you would like to add to this site, please email it to me.

If you would like to add your county to the MIGenWeb Project , please contact the State Coordinator.

GENEALOGY RESEARCHERS:  I am sorry but I am unable to provide further information about specific individuals or families you maybe researching, other than what is in the context of this website,   as I am not a resident of Wexford County.    Thank You.


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Extracted from a pamphlet "Rural Schools of Wexford County

Wexford Territory, , was organized by the State Legislature in April 1840, under the Indian name of Kautawaubet (broken tooth).  Three years later, an Irish name (Wexford) was selected for no significant reason.  The County was organized by the State Legislature in 1868, at which time there were four Townships; Wexford, , Hanover and Colfax.  The first settler in the County was B.W. Hall who settled near Sherman in 1863.


Size: 563 Square Miles

Elevation: 1500 Feet

Physiographic: Hilly Uplands

Growing Season: 100-140 days

Annual Precipitation: 29-32 inches

Average Snowfall: 70-90 inches

Forest Type: Aspen-Birch, Maple-Beech-Hemlock, Pine-Oak

Fall Colors: Late September - Early October

County Seat: Cadillac

Wexford County Circuit Court, 201 N. Lake, Cadillac, MI 49601 (231) 779-9490

Wexford County Probate Court , 437 E Division St., Cadillac, MI 49601 (231)779-9490

Wexford District Court Judge, 501 S. Garfield, Cadillac, MI 49601 (231) 779-9515

Wexford Genealogy Organization, P.O. Box 226, Cadillac, MI  49601

Wexford Co. Historical Society P.O. Box 124 Cadillac MI 49601 (616) 775-1717 /775-3166

Wexford County Clerk, 437 E. Division St, Cadillac MI  49601  (231) 779-9450

County Clerk has Birth from 1868 & Marriage, Death, Divorce, Court Records from 1869



SEARCH ENGINES
Michigan USGenWeb Archives Project Search
  NOTE: THIS SEARCH ENGINE IS FOR MICHIGAN ONLY

MIGenWeb Search Engine



Rootsweb Message Boards
Wexford Only
Michigan Only
Michigan Cemeteries
Obituraries #1

WEXFORD COUNTY INDEX

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ARCHIVES

USGenWeb Michigan Archives

U. S. Data Repository - Wexford County Only

AMERICAN INDIANS

American Indians In Michigan -
- Off Site Link

BANK & LAND RECORDS

Bank of Mesick, A E Hudson
Bureau of Land Management  - off site link
Greenwood Twp. Tax Assessment Rolls  1886-1925

Henry Hudson's Mortage Papers

BIRTHS

Michigan's Early Birth Records (pre-1900)

BOOKS

The Handybook for Genealogists published
     by The Everton Publishers Inc.

CEMETERIES

MI Tombstone Project
Wexford Cemeteries

CENSUS

Census
(Links to Free Census Material)

COUNTY LINKS

Cadillac Evening News
Cadillac Michigan
County Event Calendar
Manton Museum

DEATHS

1909 Wexford County Death Records (2 pages)
GENDIS - MI Death Records 1867-1882
Seeking Michigan - Death Records 1897 - 1920
Wexford County Deaths

FAMILY PAGES

Hulett Family History
Memorial Cards

FUNERAL HOMES

Funeral Home Listing

GAR POSTS

O. P. Morton Post #54 -
...Offsite link (History of post & Member Names)

GENEALOGY

Genealogy Links

Family Search...Off Site Link 

HELP (Michigan)

Historical Society of Michigan
Michigan Archives
Michigan Closed Adoption Network
Michigan County Histories collection   
Michigan Family History Network
Michigan Historic Sites Online

HISTORICAL MARKERS - Off Site Links

Battle of Manton
Caberfae Ski Resort
Cadillac Depot
Charles T Mitchell House
Clam Lake Canall
Cobbs & Mitchell Building
Cobbs & Mitchell Mill #1
First Wexford County Courthouse
Greenwood of Disciples Christ Church
Shay Locomotive

HISTORY

History of Wexford County - The Book
History Of Wexford County - From the County Site
Wexford County Historical Society & Museum

LIBRARIES

Cadillac-Wexford County library
Library Addresses

LAND & MAPS

Bureau of Land Management (Land Records)

1919 Hanover Twp Map Wexford Co Mi
1909 Wexford Twp Map Wexford Co Mi  (only half of the map)
Grany's Land Records, Transcriptions and Abstracts - Warren Family - off site link

MARRIAGES

Wexford County Dibean Marriage Records

MIGRATIONS

Michigan Migrations Project

MILITARY

Civil War Veterans Roster 1894
DAR Genealogical Research System
DAR Online Research

Defense Prisoner Of War/Missing Personel Office - Off Site Link
Korean War Casualties
National Archives (NARA) - Off site link.
World War II Army Enlistees
World War II Army Reserve Corps
World War II Army & Air Force Dead & Missing

Vietnam Women's Memorial Foundation - Off Site Link
Vietnam War Casualties
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund - Off Site Link

NATURALIZATIONS

Michigan Archives Naturalizations...Including Wexford Co.

NEWSPAPERS

Cadillac News

OBITUARIES

Obits For People From Wexford

USGenWeb Archives

PHOTOS

Family & Friends
Old Schools & Class Photos

SHIP LISTS

Immigrant Ships to West Michigan -
off site link

SURNAMES

Surnames Of Wexford County



 @ 01 October 2001 Copyright by Joyce Wheeler-Erickson
   @ 2009 -2014 Copyright by
Robin Ellis

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