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Wayne County Records

County Facts

County Seat: Detroit

Year Organized: 1815 History first part of the Northwest Territory and June 30, 1805, until January 26, 1837 as Michigan Territory.
Neighboring Counties: Macomb, Monroe, Oakland and Washtenaw Counties

Wayne County Courthouse
2 Woodward Ave.
Detroit, MI 48226


Data On This Site

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
1836 Half Breed Census
Townships in Wayne County
Towns, villages, etc. in Wayne County
Michigan Men on the Sultana Many Michigan men were on the Sultana when it exploded in April 1865.
1st Michigan Colored Infantry
Civil War Roll of Honor Interments
1883 Civil War Pensioners for Wayne Co.
1894 Michigan State Census of Civil War Veterans
Spanish American War Veterans for Wayne County
Doings of Battery B World War I
Fort Custer 1924 Roster
School Census Records NO LISTINGS
Michigan Yearbooks
Early Michigan Prison Records for Wayne County
Early Michigan Prison Records for Detroit
Early Births for Wayne County
Rev. Dickey Marriage Records
Death Index for Wayne County

Other Sites With Data

MIGenWeb Wayne County Search through a great collection of files online for this county.
Dibean Marriages Marriages collected from researchers for Wayne County
Family Search Many Michigan records to search through.
Seeking Michigan Deaths 1897-1920, Civil War files, maps, etc. of Michigan
Land Patents for Wayne County Do your own search and get an image of the certificate!
Cyndi's List Wayne Co. Co. Data Links
Linkpendium Wayne Co. Data Links
Clarke Historical Library - Central Michigan University
Genealogical Society of Wayne County
Bentley Historical Library at University of Michigan
Western Wayne County Genealogical Society
Burton Collection
Downriver Genealogical Society
Dearborn Genealogical Society
Polish Genealogical Society of Michigan
Detroit Society of Genealogical Research
Ford Genealogy Club
French Canadian Heritage Society of Michigan