Wexford

Kautawaubet County was the name given to Wexford County in 1840.  By 1843, the name was changed to Wexford County.  B. W. Hall is considered the first settler of the area.

Wexford County has sixteen townships.  They are Antioch, Boon, Cedar Creek, Cherry Grove, Clam Lake, Colfax, Greenwood, Hanover, Haring, Henderson, Liberty, Selma, Slagle, South Branch, Springville, and Wexford.  Some of the communities are Cadillac, Manton, Mesick, Buckley, Harrietta, Hoxeyville, and Yuma.

Selected general works

Kohn, Grace M.
Mesick's first centennial: Mesick's magic--past, present and future. 1990.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N    F574.M469 M4 1990

Manton Area Historical Museum Board.
Manton area, then and now. 1986.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N    F574.M358 M35 1986

Norton, Willard A.
History of Cadillac / W.A. Norton's Cadillac city directory: an abridged version: historical sketch, and biographical sketches of the leading citizens and business men, 1900. Publication Year.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N    F574.C24 W3 1900

Wexford County Historical Society.
Rural schools of Wexford County. 1981.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N    F572.W5 R8z

Wheeler, John H.
History of Wexford County, Michigan. 1903.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N    F572.W5 W5 1903 

Selected newspapers

Cadillac.
Arbetaren. 1977.
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM 2S  PN4885.S8 Z9 1977

Cadillac.
Cadillac evening news. 1936.
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM 2S  F 566 .A665z reel 6

Cadillac.
Cadillac evening news. 1995-1998.
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM NEWSPAPERS 2S

Manton.
The Manton sun. 1974-1976.
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM NEWSPAPERS 2S

Manton.
Manton tribune. 1880-1896.
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM NEWSPAPERS 2S

Selected plats, maps, and atlases

Standard atlas of Wexford County, Michigan. 1908.
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM 2S  F566 .C67 1973 r.88 no.268

Rockford Map Publishers.
Farm plat book. 1956.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N    G 1413 .W4 R6  1956

Rockford Map Publishers.
Land atlas and plat book. 1980/81.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N    G 1413 .W4 R63  1980/81

W.W. Hixson & Co.
Plat book of Wexford County, Michigan. 1930?.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N    G 1413 .W4 H5 1930

Selected records, indexes, and transcriptions

Cadillac Area Genealogical Society.
The Wexford County death records index (1869-1908). 1900s.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N    F572.W5 W49  1869-1908

Cadillac Area Genealogical Society.
The Wexford County death records index (1909-1929). 1900s.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N    F572.W5 W49  1909-1929

Cadillac Area Genealogical Society.
The marriage records index, 1869-1897. 1900s.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N    F572.W5 M37

St. Ann's Catholic Church.
Directory of St. Ann's Catholic Church. 1983.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N    BX4603.C3 S3  1983

Selected government publications

Cadilac.
Charter, by-laws, and ordinances, of the city of Cadillac. 1894.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N    KFX1211.C3 A35 1894

Michigan Economic Development Department.
Wexford County : economic data sheet. 1959.
LIB OF MICH - MICH DOCS 2S  HC107.M52 W49  1959 c.2

Reszka, C. Robert.
Wexford County bedrock topography. 1983?.
LIB OF MICH MICH DOCS FLAT FILE 2N  G4113.W4 C51 1983 .R474 c.2

Wexford County.
Directories. 1953.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N    JS3.M52 W49  1953

Updated 12/03/2018