Kalamazoo County Clerk
201 W. Kalamazoo Avenue
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Genealogy Research Hours: Genealogical assistance is provided nearly every day by volunteers from the Kalamazoo Valley Genealogical Society. Please call ahead to confirm that a volunteer will be available.
Identification Requirements: Sign-in sheet
Certified Copy/Additional: $13.00 certified copy; $4.00 additional
Genealogy Record Copy: Same
Other Copy Fees: n/a
Comments: Space allows for four genealogists at one time, but does not permit children.
Births: 1867 to present. Birth indexes are not available for public review. Birth records are available only to the individual named on the birth record (registrant), the parents of the registrant, a legal guardian of the registrant, a legal representative of the registrant or an heir of the registrant. An heir is defined as any relative of a deceased individual. Heirs must supply the date and place of death of the registrant when requesting a copy. This policy is in accordance with MCL 333.2882.
Deaths: 1867 to present. Indexes are open to the public.
Marriages:1831 to present. Indexes are open to the public.
Divorces: Contact 9th Circuit Court Clerk's Office, 227 West Michigan Avenue, Kalamazoo, MI 49007, (616) 383-8837.
Other Records: Assumed names; Co-partnerships; Military Discharges (veterans and heirs only)
For additional local and state government records with potential genealogical value, see the Archival Circulars for records maintained at the Archives of Michigan.
NOTE: Please call before visiting or mailing fees to confirm hours and other specifics. This information is current to July 2002. If you find differences between the information here and the practices or holdings of the County Clerk's office, please ask the Clerk to inform the Archives of Michigan about needed revisions.
Anne Norlander, Calhoun County Clerk-Register, and Toni Fritz, the Clerk-Register's Administrative Assistant, conducted a survey of offices in 1993 in order to make this information available to the public. Calhoun County printed the 1994 Michigan County Clerks Genealogy Directory, prepared as a product of this inventory. The Archives of Michigan revised this on-line edition of the directory in 2001.
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Archives of Michigan
Michigan Library and Historical Center
702 W. Kalamazoo Street
Lansing, MI 48913
Phone: (517) 373-1408
Michigan Historical Center, Department of History, Arts and Libraries
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