Livingston

Livingston County was formed from Shiawassee and Washtenaw Counties in 1833. It was fully organized in 1836, 1836 PA p.65. The county was named for Edward Livingston (1764-1836), a Secretary of State in the Andrew Jackson administration.

Selected general works

Ellis, Franklin, 1828-1885.
History of Livingston County, Michigan: With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of its Prominent Men and Pioneers. 1880.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN MICROFICHE 2S LH4968

Pless, William A.
Our Pioneer Ancestors and Company in Michigan. 1968-1975.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N F572 .L8 P554 1968 (PT 1-8)

Lewis, Helen F.
Southeastern Michigan Pioneer Families: Especially Livingston County and New York Origins. 1995.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N F572 .L8 L48 1995

McMacken, Carol.
From Settlement to City: Brighton, Michigan, 1832-1945. 2004.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N F574 .B763 M363 2004

Hutchins, Richard G.
Howell Goes to War 1861-1865: Livingston County, Michigan. 2006.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N F574 .H85 H98 2006

Selected newspapers

Howell.
Livingston County Press. 1937-2000.
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM NEWSPAPERS 2S

Howell.
The Livingston Democrat. 1857-1928. (LM has 1857,1861,1893,1911)
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM NEWSPAPERS 2S

Stockbridge.
The Stockbridge Brief-Sun. 1907-1965.
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM NEWSPAPERS 2S

Pinckney.
Pinckney Dispatch. 1883-1965.
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM NEWSPAPERS 2S

Fowlerville.
The Fowlerville Review. 1875-1970.
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Selected plats, maps, and atlases

W.W. Hixson & Co.
Plat Book of Livingston County, Michigan. 1930-1939.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N G1413 .L6 H5 1930

Charboneau, Milton, 1926-.
First Land Owners, Livingston County, Michigan: From US Tract Records. 1986.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N F572 .L8 C48 1986

Charboneau, Milton, 1926-.
Combined Atlas of Livingston County, Michigan, 1875-1895-1915. 1982.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N Folio G1413 .L6 G46 1982

Boyd, Gregory A. (Gregory Alan), 1960-.
Family Maps of Livingston County, Michigan: With Homesteads, Roads, Waterways, Towns, Cemeteries… 2007.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN F572 .L8 B69 2007

Selected records, indexes, and transcriptions

Keating, John W.
Livingston County Directory for the Years 1873-4: Embracing the Residents, Business Houses, Officials, Churches… 1873.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN MICROFICHE 2S LH4971

Miller, Paul A, 1917-2015.
The Farm People of Livingston County, Michigan. 1947.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N HN 79 .M52 L5x

Rohrabacher, Albert, Mrs.
The Cemeteries of Livingston County, Mich. 1900?
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N F572 .L8 R64 1900z

Charboneau, Milton, 1926-.
Naturalization Records, Livingston County, Michigan. 1991.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N F572 .L8 C43 1991

King, Kernie L.
1890 Residents of Livingston County, Michigan. 2000.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N F572 .L8 E543 2000

Selected government publications

United States Department of Agriculture. Bureau of Chemistry and Soils.
Soil Survey of Livingston County, Michigan. 1928.
LIB OF MICH US DOCS 4S A 47.5:923/37

State of Michigan. Department of Auditor General.
Examination of the Records and Accounts of Livingston County for the Year… 1950-1975.
LIB OF MICH MICH DOCS OFFICIAL HJ 9259 .L58 E93

Writer’s Project of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Michigan.
Island Lake, Dodge Brothers No. 1 State Park. 1935.
LIB OF MICH MICH DOCS 2S F572 .L8 M53

Michigan Department of State. Michigan History Division.
Livingston County Courthouse, Grand River Avenue, Howell, Livingston County. 1978.
LIB OF MICH MICH DOCS OFFICIAL F572 .L8 L582 1978

Michigan Department of Natural Resources. Recreation Services Division.
Recreation on Private Land: Attitudes and Opinions of Selection Rural Landowners and Urban Residents in Livingston County, Michigan. 1978.
LIB OF MICH MICH DOCS 2S GV 191.42 .M5 M5334 1978

Updated 11/29/2018