Mackinac

 

Michilamackinac County area was set aside in 1818, one of the first counties in the Michigan Territory and was organized as Mackinac County in 1849.

St. Ignace is the county seat.  Adjacent counties are Emmet, Chippewa, Luce and Schoolcraft.

Selected general works

Robinson, George
History of Cheboygan and Mackinac Counties: business and manufacturing statistics, soil, timber, prospects for settlers, &c.: a tourist's guide for Mackinaw Island and other places of interest to pleasure searchers, 1873
LIB OF MICH Rare MICHIGAN 4N TN403.M5 I54 1871 and MICROFILM F566.C67 1973 reel 55 no.167

Before the bridge: a history and a directory of St. Ignace and nearby localities, 2003
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N F 574.S15955 K5 2003

Selected newspapers

St. Ignace
Republican News.
1910, 1912-14, 1916-19, 1921-22, 1924-33

LIB OF MICH MICROFILM NEWSPAPERS 2S

St. Ignace
Republican News and St. Ignace Enterprise
1933-43, 1947-59
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM NEWSPAPERS 2S

Mackinac Island
Mackinac Island Town Crier
1954-55, 1957, 1959-96
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM NEWSPAPERS 2S

Surname Index, Cheboygan and Mackinac County newspapers, compiled by Patricia C. Jahn 1997-
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N   F572.M14 J34 2000 v.1-2

Selected plats, maps, and atlases

W.W. Hixson & Co.
Plat book of Mackinac County, Michigan  [1930?]
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N   G 1413 .M2 H5 1930

Rockford Map Publishers, title varies
Atlas & plat book, Mackinac County, Michigan:  1965, 1970, 1973, 1976, 1980, 1983, 1988…2006
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N   G 1413 .M2 R6

Michigan. Mackinac County Board of Supervisors
Road map of Mackinac County, 1959
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN FLAT FILE 2N  G4113.M2P2 1959 .M53

Selected records, indexes, and transcripts

Michigan census, 1850: counties of Houghton, Marquette, Michillimackenac [sic], Schoolcraft, Ontonagon, abstracted and typed by Ruth Robbins Monteith. 1956
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM 2S  F572.A3 M66 1956

Ancien régistre des Mariages faits dans la pãrosse de Michilimakinac commencé le a du mois l'Adût 1725, 1725?
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM 2S   F552.M14 A525 reel 1

The birth records of Mackinac County, Michigan: early -- 1900. [2001]
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N  F 572 .M14 B47 2000

Death notices, 1979-1995, St. Ignace news, St. Ignace, Mackinac County, Michigan, 2001
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N  F574.S15955 D43 2001

Luce and Mackinac counties Michigan, index of divorce filings, 1880-1930, 1998
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N  F 572 .L9 L83 1998

Ste. Anne's Church
Mackinac register, 1695-1888. C2000?
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN CD F572.M16 S35 2000  

Selected government publications

Armour, David A.
At the crossroads: Michilimackinac during the American Revolution, 1986
 LIB OF MICH MICH Docs 2S   F572.M16 A75 1986

Petersen, Eugene T.
Gentlemen on the frontier: a pictorial record of the culture of Michilimackinac
LIB OF MICH MICH DOCS F572.M14 P4 1964

Stone, Lyle M.
Archaeological site survey in the Mackinac Straits, 1972
LIB OF MICH MICH Docs 2S    F572.M16 A74 1975

Michigan. Department of Auditor General.
Examination of the records and accounts of Mackinac County for the calendar year of ....
1954, 1956-61, 1963, 1965, and 1969-1970.
LIB OF MICH MICH DOCS OFFICIAL HJ9259.M32 E93

Michigan Department of Commerce.
Profile of Mackinac County, Michigan. 1988-1992 (incomplete).
LIB OF MICH MICH DOCS OFFICIAL  HC107.M5 A1 Mackinac

Updated 11/29/2018