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Mackinac County Marriage Record

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These records start at 1725 and are finished to 1884.

October 6, 1775, after the publication of one marriage ban from the Pulpit during one of our solemn masses, and after dispensation from the two others granted in favor of Sieur Joseph Ainsse, a native of this post, son of joseph Ainsse and of the late Constante Chevalier, his father and mother, of the one part; and Delle. Therese Bondy, a native of Detroit, daughter of Joseph Bondy and of Dme. Cecile Campeau, her father and mother, of the other part, *** received their mutual marriage consent and gave them the nuptial Benediction. *** in the presence, on behalf of the husband: of Louis Cardin, his brother; of Marie Anne Cardin, his sister; of francois Maurice de la fantaisie, his Brother-in-law; of Sieur Montforton, notary, his friend; of Sieur Guillaume La Motte, also his friend; and, on behald of his wife: of Sieur jean Baptiste Bondy, her brother, and of Benjamin Papin, her friend; some of whom signed with us, as did also the husband and wife; the others declared they could neither write nor sign their names, when thereunto required according to the ordinance. P. GIBAULT, Priest, Vicar-General. LOUIS JOSH AINSEE; THERESE BONDY; JEAN BATITE BONDY; MONFORTON; LOUIS CARDIN; MARIANNE CARDIN.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the parish church of St. Anne at Mackinac by Honorable Edward Osgood Brown of Chicago approximately 1889This register superseded an older one that was lost.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