Sanliac

Sanilac County is a county located in the U.S. state of Michigan. As of the 2010 census, the population was 43,114.  The county was created on September 10, 1822, and was fully organized in 1848.  Sanilac County is considered to be part of the Thumb of Michigan, which in turn is a sub-region of the Flint/Tri-Cities.

Sanilac County is surrounded by Huron, Tuscola, St. Clair, and Lapeer counties.­­­­

Selected general works

Chapman Bros.
Portrait and biographical record of Sanilac County: containing portraits and representative citizens of the county, together with portraits and biographies of all the governors of Michigan and of the presidents of the United States: also a complete history of the county, from its earliest settlement to the present time. 1884.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN MICROFICHE 2S  LH5009.

Sanilac County history, 1834-1984. 1984.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N  F572.S5 S26 1984

DuMond, Neva.
Thumb diggings; adventures into Michigan's Thumb area. 1962.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N  F572.S5 D8 1962

Wallace, Janet.
Sanilac County ghost towns & historical photos. 2004.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N  F572.S5 W35 2004

Smith, Dee.
Treks into the past: historical sketches of Michigan's thumb. 1989.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N  F566 .S64 1989

Selected newspapers

Brown City.
Brown City Banner. 1891-1971, .
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM NEWSPAPERS 2S

Deckerville.
Deckerville Recorder. 1901-1924, 1935-1936, 1940-1948 and 1975-1996.
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM NEWSPAPERS 2S

Marlette.
Marlette Leader. 1882-1911, 1914-1945 and 1948-2009.
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM NEWSPAPERS 2S

Minden City.
Minden City Herald. 1902, 1909-2009.
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM NEWSPAPERS 2S

Sandusky.
Sandusky Republican-Tribune. 1930-1985.
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM NEWSPAPERS 2S

Selected plats, maps, and atlases

Farmer, John.
An improved edition of a map of the surveyed part of the territory of Michigan. 1836.
LIB OF MICH RARE MICH MAPS 4N  G4112.L7 1835 .F37 1836

Beers, F. W.
Topographical map of Sanilac Co., Michigan: from actual surveys and records. 1876.
LIB OF MICH RARE MICH MAPS 4N  G4114.S5G46 1876 .B44

Schneider, Ivan F.
Soil survey, Sanilac County, Michigan. 1961.
LIB OF MICH US DOCS 4S  A 57.38:953/10

Rockford Map Publishers.
Triennial atlas & plat book, Sanilac County, Michigan. 1969-.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N  G 1413 .S5 R63

Michigan. Department of State. Human History Project.
The Sanilac petroglyphs: Sanilac Petroglyphs State Park, Sanilac County, Michigan. 1990z.
LIB OF MICH - MICH DOCS 2S GN799.P4 S327 1990z

Selected records, indexes, and transcriptions

Bacon, Mary Lou.
Index of Methodist Episcopal Church records of Sanilac County, Michigan 1860's through 1891. 1990z.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N  F572.S5 B33 1990z

Sanilac County Genealogical Society.
Sanilac County marriage index: 1849-1912. 2002.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N  F572.S5 S36 2002

Michalski, Leonard, Mrs.
Miscellaneous newspaper records (mainly obituaries), Lapeer, Oakland and Sanilac counties, Michigan: includes the years 1919-1989. 1997.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N  F572.L3 M53 1997

Sanilac County marriage records, 1849-1869, 1867-1887. 1951.
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM 2S  F572.S5 S3 1951

Sanilac County, Michigan cemetery records. 1979.
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM 2S  F572.I63 I55 1979a

Selected government publications

United States. Soil Conservation Service.
Important farmlands, Sanilac County, Michigan. 1982.
LIB OF MICH US DOCS FLAT FILE 2N  A 57.69:SA 5/2

Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, Water Bureau.
A biological survey of the Berry Drain, Sanilac County, Michigan, September 21, 2004 and August 22, 2005. 2005.
LIB OF MICH - MICH DOCS 2S   TD224.M5 S8-05/102

The Sanilac petroglyphs : Sanilac Petroglyphs State Park, Sanilac County, Michigan. 1900z.
LIB OF MICH - MICH DOCS 2S GN799.P4 S327 1990z

Updated 12/03/2018