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Kent County Records

County Facts

County Seat: Grand Rapids
Year Organized: 1831 from Kalamazoo County
Neighboring Counties: Allegan, Barry, Ionia, Montcalm, Muskegon, Newaygo, and Ottawa Counties

Kent County Courthouse
300 Monroe Avenue, NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503-2206
Phone: (616) 632-7570
Fax: (616) 632-7565


Data On This Site

1836 Half Breed Census
Native American Indians In Michigan School records, census data, church records, land claims, annuities, history, etc.
Durant Roll Chippewa and Ottawa of Michigan 1870 & 1908
Towns, villages, etc. in Kent County
Townships in Kent County
Michigan Men on the Sultana Many Michigan men were on the Sultana when it exploded in April 1865.
1st Michigan Colored Infantry
1894 Michigan State Census of Civil War Veterans
Spanish American War Veterans for Kent County
Doings of Battery B World War I
1883 Civil War Pensioners for Kent Co.
Fort Custer 1924 Roster Listings for Kent Co. Citizens Training Camp - National Guard
School Census Records School Censuses - no listings yet!
Yearbooks Do you have an old yearbook you can transcribe?
Kent County Early Michigan Prison Records Kent County has skeletons in their closets listed! Look at other records counties.
Grand Rapids Early Michigan Prison Records Grand Rapids has skeletons in their closets listed! Look at other records counties.
Early Births for Kent County
Death Index for Kent County

Other Sites With Data

MIGenWeb Kent County Search through a great collection of files online for this county.
Dibean Marriages Marriages collected from researchers for Kent County
Family Search Many Michigan records to search through.
Seeking Michigan Deaths 1897-1920, Civil War files, maps, etc. of Michigan
Land Patents for Kent County Do your own search and get an image of the certificate!
Cyndi's List Kent Co. Co. Data Links
Linkpendium Kent Co. Data Links
Kent Genealogical Society
Bowne Township Historical Society
Cedar Springs Historical Museum Genealogy Holdings
Common Corners Kent County
Western Michigan Genealogical Society