Antrim County, Michigan Lookups

Antrim County Resources and References

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View map of Antrim County, circa 1895

Antrim County Offices


Antrim County Vital Records

Record TypeOffice
Probate Records Probate Court
P.O. Box 130
Bellaire, Michigan 49615
231- 533-6681
Land Records Register of Deeds
P.O. Box 376
Bellaire, Michigan 49615
231-533-6683
Tax Records County Treasurer
P.O. Box 544
Bellaire, Michigan 49615
231- 533-6720
Abstracts County Abstract Department
205 E. Cayuga
Bellaire, Michigan 49615
231-533-6170
Birth, Death, Marriage
and Divorce Records
since 1867
County Clerk's Office
P.O. Box 520
Bellaire, Michigan 49615
231-533-6353
Civil Disputes
Small Claims, etc
87th District Court
205 E. Cayuga
Bellaire, Michigan 49615
231-533-6441
Michigan Birth Certificates
& other vital records
Order on line!
Michigan Division
of Vital Records


Antrim County Historical Societies & Libraries

Society Address
Alba Historical Society
Alba, Michigan 49729
Click here for a brief description of the
building and collections.
Banks Township
6520 Center Street
Ellsworth, Michigan 49729
Contact:Myron Postmus
6387 Ellsworth Rd
Ellsworth, MI 49729
several publications available!
Bellaire Area Historical Society Post Office Box 646
Bellaire, Michigan 49615
Bellaire Public Library 111 South Bridge Street
Bellaire, Michigan 49615
1.231.533.8814
Central Lake Public Library 1.231.544.2517
Elk Rapids Area Historical Society
Click here for more information
Post Office Box 2, Elk Rapids, Michigan 49629
More resources from Elk Rapids Area Historical Society
Elk Rapids Historical Society Web Site
Mancelona Historical Society
Click here for more information

Mancelona, Michigan 49659
Mancelona Area
Community Web Site

Click here for more information
Mancelona Public Library 202 W State St
Mancelona, MI 49659
1-231-587-9451



Antrim County Books/CD's for Sale

Title, Author and Cost To Order
"Antrim County, Michigan, Headstones"
covering 32 Antrim County Cemeteries
417 pages, 15,817 headstones - $40.00 includes s & h
transcribed 1997 - 1998 by Donna M. Marrs
Gaylord Fact-Finders
Genealogical Society
Box #1524
Gaylord, Michigan 49734
Mancelona in the 20th Century; 464 pgs.
$40.00 +$5.s&h & 6% Mi Sales Tax
written by the Mancelona Historical Society
For more info, click to contact
Herbert L.Tipton
Cassie Crippen
P.O. Box 103
Mancelona, Mich. 49659
231-587-0503
"Fifty Years of the Mancelona Herald" 596 pages, $15.95 Stories and obituaries published in the Mancelona Herald from 1881 through 1930. more info or to order
"The Cemeteries of Antrim County" $12.95
by Elden J. Johnson
WOW! Most complete database of
Antrim cemetery transcriptions ever!
Mr. Elden J. Johnson
more info or to order
"Complete Recorded Vital Records of Antrim County" $15.95
by Elden J. Johnson
1867-1902; all of the
births, marriages and deaths
in a name searchable format
Mr. Elden J. Johnson
more info or to order
"Biographical History of Northern Michigan" $15.95
by Elden J. Johnson
Contains nearly 600 essays
on early settlers of N. Michigan
Mr. Elden J. Johnson
more info or to order
"Bay Breezes - Volume I"
by Glenn Neumann
$14.95 + $2 shipping
Mr. Glenn Neumann
715 Glenwood
Elk Rapids, MI 49629
"Bay Breezes - Volume II"
by Glenn Neumann
$14.95 + $2 shipping
Mr. Glenn Neumann
715 Glenwood
Elk Rapids, MI 49629
"Bay Breezes - Volume III"
by Glenn Neumann
$19.95 + $2 shipping
Elk Rapids Area Historical Society
P.O. Box 2
Elk Rapids, MI 49629
"Bay Breezes - Volume IV"
by Glenn Neumann
$19.95 + $2 shipping
Elk Rapids Area Historical Society
P.O. Box 2
Elk Rapids, MI 49629
"Pioneer Notes"
by Grace Hooper
$28 includes shipping
make check payable and mail to:
Wilkinson Homestead Historical Society
PO Box 102
Eastport, MI 49627
"Pioneer Potpourri" by Rosalind Batterbee Bundy Westcott
$7.50 includes shipping
Dawn Miller
1400 C.R. 17 A.N. Lot 53
Avon Park, Florida 33825
"Pioneer Potpourri" by Rosalind Batterbee Bundy Westcott
$7.95
also available at the Busy Bridge in East Jordan, MI 49727
or the Village Bookstore, Bellaire, MI 49615
"Voices On The Water"
by Glenn Ruggles
$19.95 + $3 shipping & handling
Oral Histories of Northern Antrim County, Chain of Lakes
and the Grand Traverse Region - lots of photos!
Glenn Ruggles
2531 Watonga Drive
Commerce Township, MI 48382



Antrim County Family Histories

Family History BookOwned ByEmail/Phone
Have you written a book about your family of Antrim County? Could we use you as a resource? ? ?
" The Tipton's" by Mearrie Dalton Mancelona Public Library 231-587-9451
" The Allen's and The Gaylords" by Nancy Gaylord Mancelona Public Library 616-587-9451
" Pioneer Notes" by Grace Hooper
The Diary of Grace Hooper, focusing on the Eastport region
Central Lake Public Library 231-544-2517
" Pioneer Potpourri" by Rosalind Batterbee Bundy Westcott
Collection of stories about early settlers in Northern Michigan
Available from: Dawn Miller
1400 C.R. 17 A N. Lot 53
Avon Park, FL 33825
$7.95
including shipping and handling.


Antrim County & other
"up North" Newspapers

Paper Address
Associated Press 120 West Front Street
Traverse City, Ml 49684
231-929-4180
Benzie County Advisor 3054 Cass Road
Traverse City, Ml 49684
231-946-7650
Detroit Free Press/News 1500 Barlow Street
Traverse City, Ml 49684
231-947-0030
Elk Rapids Town Meeting 139 River Street
Elk Rapids, Ml 49629
231-264-9711
The Gazette 102 Dexter
Elk Rapids, Ml 49629
231-264-6800
Grand Traverse Herald Years 1886-1889
Early Transcriptions
Grand Traverse News Distributors 1500 Barlow Street
Traverse City, Ml 49686
231-947-0030
Leader & Kalkaskian 318 N Cedar Street
Kalkaska, Ml 49646
231-258-4600
Leelanau Enterprise Tribune 112 Chandler Street
Leland Ml 43654
231-256-9827
Northern Express 153 1/2 E Front
Traverse City, Ml 49684
231-947-8787
Preview Community Weekly 3054 Cass Road
Traverse City, Ml 49684
231-946-7650
Prime Time News 733 E 8TH Street
Traverse City Ml 49686
231-929-7919
Torch Publishing2461 Main Street
Central Lake, Michigan 49622
1-231-544-2345
Traverse City Record Eagle 120 W Front Street
Traverse City, Ml 49684
231-946-2000




Antrim County Census Indexes


Free Downloadable Census Forms from Family Tree Maker


Antrim Co. Church ,Cemetery, Histories;
& Vital Records Lookups

Reference Book/Vital Record TypeContributed By
Antrim Co.Tombstone book
Brenda K. Wolfgram Moore is offering lookups - thank you Brenda!
KINGSLEY@aol.com
History of the Atwood Reformed Church Carolyn Medendorp
Bayview Cemetery ...click to view tombstone transcriptions Gail Kirby




On-Line Searches

Antrim Co. 19th Century Families Database
Social Security Death Index
How rich was Great-Grandpa? Inflation Calculator tells you!




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