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Information about Dickinson County

Dickinson County was organized May 21, 1891, embracing T41N of R27W, T39N - T40N - T41N of R28W, T39N - T40N - T41N of R30W and T39N - T40N of R31W, all set off from Menominee County; T42N - T43N of R28W - R29W - R30W, all set off from Iron County; and T42N - T43N - T44N of R27W andT41N of R28W - R29W - R30W, all set off from Marquette County; named for Donald McDonald Dickinson (1846-1917), postmaster general under President Grover Cleveland and leader of the Michigan Democratic Party. NOTE:  Vital statistics (birth, marriage and death records) begin in October, 1891.  Earlier records for the southern portion of Dickinson County may be found in Menominee County.  Earlier records for the northern portion of Dickinson County may be found in Iron County (which was formed in 1885) and Marquette County. DICKINSON COUNTY INFORMATION City and County Directories and Gazetteers for Dickinson County, Michigan - Compiled by William J. Cummings Dickinson County, Michigan, Gazetteer - Compiled by William J. Cummings R.K. POLK'S MICHIGAN GAZETTEER AND BUSINESS DIRECTORY (Dickinson County Businesses by Settlement and Category) 1879, 1881, 1885, 1887-1888, 1889, 1891-1892, 1895-1896, 1901, 1903-1904, 1905-1906, 1907-1908, 1909-1910, 1911-1912, 1913-1914, 1915-1916, 1917-1918, 1919-1920, 1921-1922, 1923-1924, 1925-1926, 1927-1928 - Compiled by William J. Cummings Early Place and Street Names and Other Locations in Dickinson County - Compiled by William J. Cummings DICKINSON COUNTY MARRIAGE RECORDS Menominee County Marriage Records (1878-1891) for Dickinson County - Transcribed by Hazel (DeGayner) Dault Dickinson County Marriage Records (1891-?) - Transcribed by Hazel Dault and JoAnn Johnson DICKINSON COUNTY DEATH RECORDS Menominee County Death Records (1878-1891) for Dickinson County - Transcribed by William J. Cummings DICKINSON COUNTY CEMETERY RECORDS Dickinson County, Michigan, Cemeteries Dickinson County Memorial Gardens (Highland Chapel Cemetery) o Billion Graves for Dickinson County Memorial Gardens  Felch Cemetery - Felch Township o Find a grave for Felch Cemetery Foster City Cemetery - Breen Township  o Find a grave for Foster City Cemetery Iron Mountain Cemetery Park o Find A Grave in Iron Mountain Cemetery Park o Iron Mountain Cemetery Park Partial List of Burials #1 (Alquist) o Iron Mountain Cemetery Park Partial List of Burials #2 (Alquist) Norway Township Cemetery o Find a Grave for Norway Township Cemetery o Norway Township Cemetery Partial List of Burials (Alquist) Quinnesec/Breiting Township Cemetery o Billion Graves for Quinnesec/Breiting Township Cemetery  Whispering Pines Cemetery - Ralph (West Branch Township) o Find a grave for Whispering Pines Cemetery Sagola Township/Channing Cemetery - Sagola Township o Billion Graves for Sagola Township/Channing Cemetery Waucedah Cemetery - Waucedah Township  o Find a grave for Waucedah Township Cemetery MENOMINEE RANGE BIOGRAPHIES History of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan - 1883 Memorial Record of the Northern Peninsula of Michigan - 1895 Miscellaneous Biographies and Obituaries AREA GENEALOGICAL RESOURCES Annotated Bibliography for Dickinson and Iron Counties, the Menominee Iron Range and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan - Compiled by William J. Cummings Early Towns on the Menominee Iron Range - Transcribed by William J. Cummings from History of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, 1883 Federal Census Microfilms at the Dickinson County Library - All Upper Michigan Counties and Wisconsin Counties Bordering the Upper Peninsula Newspapers on Microfilm at the Dickinson County Library AREA LINKS Dickinson County Library Menominee Range Historical Foundation Jake Menghini Museum, Norway, Michigan  Iron County Genealogical Society Iron County Historical Museum
Quinnesec Cemetery - view of engrance gate and sign at left, 1982 Dickinson County Genealogical Society Quinnesec Cemetery - Language - English - Elizabeth J., Edwin C. and Margaret Eddy, wife and children Waucedah Cemetery - overview with tombstones, 1982 Dickinson County Information