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These records start at 1725 and are finished to 1884.

In the year one thousand Seven hundred and forty-four … after the publication of three bans on the 13th …from the pulpit of this church, no canonical impediment having come to our knowledge, we, the undersigned missionary priest of the Society of Jesus, [received the] mutual marriage consent of Landres … son of Skarsanesse and the late la chasse … and of [Anne Domitille] parent, daughter of Pierre parent and of Em … residents of this post, and gave them the nuptial Benediction according to the rite prescribed by the Holy Church, the whole in the presence of the [undersigned witnesses, at Michilima]kina in the year and on the day above written. P. Du JAUNAY. Anne Domitel PARENT; G. ST. GERMIN; PARANT; Ce….; F. DURNSARD (?); LANGLADE; Joseph DECARY; J. GADOUIN; FRANCOIS ROSE.2

Sources Of Records

Source NumberSource NameSource Notes
1Title: History of the upper peninsula of Michigan : containing a full account of its early settlement its growth development, and resources, an extended description of its iron and copper mines : also, accurate sketches of its counties, cities, towns, and villages ... biographical sketches, portraits of prominent men and early settlers. Publication Info: Chicago : Western Historical Co., 1883. 
2The Mackinac Register - 1725-1821: Register of Marriages in the Parish of Michilimackinac - Translation from a copy of the original in the possession of the parish church of St. Anne at Mackinac by Honorable Edward Osgood Brown of Chicago approximately 1889This register superseded an older one that was lost. In about 1750 this list of marriages was copied to the new register. First few pages are torn. …… Indicates torn, *** indicates where Mr. Brown omitted portions and brackets is an explanation by Mr. Brown. This publication also contains civil marriage records by various government officials.
3Mackinac Circuit Court Records - Marriages 1805-1820 Author: Mackinac County Circuit Court MichiganAlthough the title page says marriages from 1805-1820 on book A it only contains the few marriages listed. The rest are mainly wills and land disputes.
4Mackinac County Clerk Marriage Records 1820-1832 Author: Mackinac County ClerkThis is a typewritten copy of marriages from this time. Copied from a ledger in March 1948 by Miss Stella King. All spellings are as found in th records.
5Mackinac County Clerk Marriages Book or Volume 1 1867-1887From county clerk ledger book - all spellings have been left as they are in the records. Marked as records starting in 1867 but records have 1866 entries. Next volume 3 also has 1887 marriage in it. Note-There is no Volume 2
6Moran Township Michigan Justice of the Peace Miscellaneous records vol. 1 1845-1865.Contains court records and marriages - spellings are left as is. Penmanship and spelling hard to read.
7Mackinac County Clerk Marriages Book or Volume 3 1867-1948From county clerk ledger book - all spellings have been left as they are in the records. Note-There is no Volume 2