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  Shiawassee County, Michigan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Shiawassee County is a county located in the state of Michigan.
The Shiawassee River enters it from Genesee County in the southeast and flows through Corunna and Owosso in the center of the county, exiting to Saginaw County in the north.
In the county the population is spread out with 26.80% under the age of 18, 8.30% from 18 to 24, 29.20% from 25 to 44, 23.60% from 45 to 64, and 12.00% who are 65 years of age or older.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Shiawassee_County,_Michigan   (392 words)

  
 Settlers....Pioneers
of Shiawassee County Michigan
The county is named for this principal river, thought to be an Indian word, the story goes that early settlers met a band of Indians and asked them where their camp was and they replied something that sounded like "shia-wah-see" meaning "down the river straight ahead".
Shiawassee was first recognized as a separate county when Lewis Cass found it expedient to grant that status on September 10, 1822.
Shiawassee County 150 Years Ago was a wilderness with just a few cabins and a trading post at the Old Exchange.
www.shiawasseehistory.com /pioneers.html   (1675 words)

  
 Shiawassee County History :: Shiawassee County, Michigan, USA
While it is impossible to mention all of the events that shaped this county or to name individually the many people who have contributed to it, this Webpage attempts to present a small historical portrait of Shiawassee County's growth and development through a photographic and historical archive.
Shiawassee County is largely agricultural with 70 percent of the land in farms.
Shiawassee County's history is nothing when compared to the thousands of years of recorded history of ancient civilizations, since the New World was discovered less than 600 years ago.
www.shiawasseehistory.com   (562 words)

  
 SHIAWASSEE COUNTY, MICHIGAN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Shiawassee County is a county located in the U.S. State of Michigan.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,400 km² (541 mi²).
Out of the total people living in poverty, 9.30% are under the age of 18 and 7.70% are 65 or older.
www.websters-online-dictionary.org /definition/SHIAWASSEE+COUNTY,+MICHIGAN   (352 words)

  
 Shiawassee County Corunna, Michigan (Counties)
Corunna is in Shiawassee County, and in the Central Region (of which it is the county seat).
Laingsburg is in Shiawassee County, and in the Central Region.
Owosso is in Shiawassee County, and in the Central Region.
www.ohwy.com /mi/y/y26155.htm   (168 words)

  
 Shiawassee County Farm Bureau
Shiawassee County Farm Bureau is an association of farmers committed to making the industry of farming more profitable, educating the non-farm public and promoting growth of our local committees through member involvement.
Shiawassee County Farm Bureau sponsors a Legislative Breakfast for the county commissioners, zoning board of appeals, planning commission, road commissioner, township supervisors, along with local and state officials.
The Shiawassee County Farm Bureau along with Farm Bureau Insurance agents: Rick Kingsbury, John Wilkins, Mike White, Jeff Thomas and Tony Cook hold an annual Farm Bureau member picnic during the week of the county fair.
www.michiganfarmbureau.com /counties/shiawassee.php   (1163 words)

  
 Shiawassee County Fair
The Shiawassee County Agricultural Society is the organization that owns and directs the Shiawassee County Fairgrounds.
Membership is open to anyone living in Shiawassee County with an interest in supporting the Fairgrounds and the activities that take place on the grounds throughout the year.
It's a good time to begin to think about crafts or projects that you want to exhibit next summer so that you can enjoy working on them through the long winter days that are fast approaching.
www.shiawasseecountyfair.com   (288 words)

  
 The Political Graveyard: Shiawassee County, Mich.
Assignment of birthplaces, deathplaces, and cemeteries to counties is subject to error.
Michigan state house of representatives from Shiawassee County, 1855; died in office 1855.
Michigan state house of representatives from Shiawassee County 2nd District, 1867-68.
politicalgraveyard.com /geo/MI/SH.html   (657 words)

  
 Shiawassee County, Michigan MI, county profile - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Shiawassee County, MI Shiawassee County is one of 83 counties in Michigan.
The county is in the Owosso metro area.
This was an increase of 2.01% from the 2000 census.
www.epodunk.com /cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=22136   (423 words)

  
 Michigan Historical Marker: Shiawassee County Courthouse   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Territorial Governor Lewis Cass established Shiawassee County in 1822, but as there were few white settlers in the area, its government was not organized until 1837.
County offices occupied temporary facilities here until 1851, when a brick courthouse was built.
The cornerstone was laid on May 4, 1904, before the largest gathering in the county's history.
www.michmarkers.com /Pages/L0366.htm   (108 words)

  
 ATSDR - Health Consultation - Durand Mercury Incident, Durand, Shiawassee County, Michigan
Two staff from MDCH and the Health Officer for the Shiawassee County Health Department (SCHD) met with the counselor and the student at the school.
The Shiawassee County Health Department should issue a press release that raises people's awareness of the hazards of mercury and encourages community help in locating and securing the missing mercury.
They join the Shiawassee County Health Department in urging anyone who has the mercury, or knows where it is now located, to contact Gene Paez (743-2391) from the local health department.
www.atsdr.cdc.gov /HAC/PHA/durandmercury/dmi_p1.html   (2682 words)

  
 Corunna, Michigan 48817 - InfoMI
It became the county seat in 1840 and eventually incorporated as a village in 1869.
This town was originally settled in the early 1840’s by a group of businessmen called the Shiawassee County Seat Company.
There is also a scenic city park on the Shiawassee River that includes a reconstructed "village" of historic buildings that have been moved there from other locations for the purpose of preservation.
www.infomi.com /city/corunna   (172 words)

  
 Site chronicles Shiawassee County's history - 12/13/00
CORUNNA -- Shiawassee County's ghost towns are stirring with new life.
His Web site, Shiawassee County, Michigan History, can be found at http://www.angelfire.com/mi2/shiawassee/.
He outlined the development of the county from its geological foundation to the aircraft that have soared above it during the Age of Flight.
www.detnews.com /2000/metro/0012/13/d10e-161577.htm   (625 words)

  
 Shiawassee County Historical Society
This series of publications is devoted to the history Shiawassee County Schools, from 1837 to 1987.
Shiawassee Township: Eddy or Kirker School, Freemont School, Haggerty School, Lemon School, Newburg School, Oak Grove School, Octoagon School, Shiawasswwtown School and Tyrell School.
A brief History of Shiawassee County, the naming of the Townships, Hamlets, Towns and Roads.
www.usgennet.org /usa/mi/county/shiawassee/geneasoc.html   (697 words)

  
 Shiawassee County, Michigan - InfoMI.com
Shiawassee is thought to be an Indian word meaning "river that twists about."
A few years later an Indian reservation was created in Shiawassee County.
Today Shiawassee County is a prominent agricultural county with over 2,000 farms producing soybeans, beans, oats, winter wheat, corn, hay, peppermint, dairy herds, and poultry.
www.infomi.com /county/shiawassee   (148 words)

  
 Another wedding guest loses digit in fight - Boston.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
For the second time in two years, a wedding reception guest in Shiawassee County has lost part of a finger during a fight.
PERRY TOWNSHIP, Mich. --For the second time in two years, a wedding reception guest in Shiawassee County has lost part of a finger during a fight.
This time, Philip L. Michalek, of Morrice, is accused of biting off the tip of another man's thumb during a scuffle Saturday night outside the Perry Township Hall, police said.
www.boston.com /news/odd/articles/2005/11/01/another_wedding_guest_loses_digit_in_fight   (285 words)

  
 Shiawassee County Genealogical Society   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The journal of the Shiawassee County Genealogical Society, and FREE queries
housed at the Owosso Branch of the Shiawassee District Library.
Volunteers from the Shiawassee County Genealogical Society continue to add to the database.
www.shianet.org /community/orgs/scgs   (332 words)

  
 Mortgages Shiawassee County Michigan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Shiawassee County, MI Insurance Quotes Insurance Finder has helped thousands...
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www.contfund.com /Mortgages-Shiawassee-County-Michigan.html   (561 words)

  
 Cyndi's List - U.S. - Michigan - Localities
From Southern Ottawa County Michigan, and Northern Allegan County Michigan.
For the counties of Allegan, Berrien, Cass, Kalamazoo and Van Buren.
Sponsored by the Berrien County (Michigan) Genealogical Society, for queries relating to any Berrien County ancestors, relatives and history, and any genealogical resources available in the Berrien County area.
www.cyndislist.com /mi-local.htm   (651 words)

  
 Shiawassee Co Home
I am the new Shiawassee County Coordinator, my name is Pamela Cutway.
We hope that you will enjoy learning the history of Shiawassee County and that you are able to locate your ancestors and data here.
It was not uncommon for individuals or families to cross over into other Counties or even go across the River for a time and then return.
www.rootsweb.com /%7Emishiawa   (546 words)

  
 Shiawassee County Animal Control   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
SHIAWASSEE COUNTY ANIMAL CONTROL-- Your local shelter that picks up stray, hurt & lost animals, cares for them & then trys to place them into homes.
We handle all the animal bites for the county.
Our officer will be happy to pick up stray dogs if one wanders into your yard, we do not have the staffing to pick up cats or other animals unless they have been hit by a car or sick.
www.petfinder.org /shelters/MI236.html   (1034 words)

  
 Welcome to Shiawassee County Health Department   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The mission of the Shiawassee County Health Department is to prevent disease, protect the public's health, and enhance the quality of life by providing information and services.
The Shiawassee County Health Department assumes no responsibility for the accuracy, reliability, or completeness of any information provided to it or of any information compiled from external data sources.
In addition, the Shiawassee County Health Department assumes no liability for the content, views, or opinions regarding information contained in or acceded from the department web site.
health.shiawassee.net   (175 words)

  
 Genealogy Helplist Michigan
Everyone that died in this county in those years is listed with the date of death.
There are 57 cemeteries in the county and names of those buried are quite complete.
Free research in Saginaw County and Lapeer County, MI onsite (libraries and courthouses) from May to September of each year.
www.didian.com /helplist/mi.htm   (816 words)

  
 LinkShiawassee - News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The project is a collaborative effort of ShiaNet, a department of the Shiawassee Regional Chamber of Commerce created in 1996 to ensure the Shiawassee area has Internet and advanced information technology access.
The Shiawassee Regional Chamber of Commerce is a private business membership association that energizes the economic growth of the County through leadership actions that:
The project, dubbed LinkShiawassee, is the initiative of ShiaNet, a Shiawassee Regional Chamber of Commerce (SRCC) department comprised of representatives from business, health care, education and government in the Shiawassee area.
link.shiawasseechamber.org /news.html   (628 words)

  
 Michigan CountiesBirth Certificate, Death Record, Marriage License and More (O-W)
Birth records are not accessible to anyone other than the parent, legal guardian, holders of power of attorney, or the subject of the record.
U.S. Federal Census 1820, 1830, 1840, 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930 - census images for the County of Shiawassee -->
Include the application form and a photocopy of the front and back of the valid drivers license or state issued I.D. Mail requests are processed within five business days, plus mail time.
www.vitalrec.com /micounties4.html   (1642 words)

  
 elsiehistsoc.html
Many of our ancestors ignored county and township borders when it came to family, friends, places of worship, or their favorite place to do business.
Elsie, Clinton County, Michigan is so close to Elba Twp., Gratiot County that you could say it overlaps, in that, many people from Bannister are buried in Clinton County.
The village of Elsie (Duplain Twp, Clinton County) is located 2 miles S of the SE corner of Elba Twp, Gratiot County.
www.mfhn.com /gratiot/elsiehiso/elsiehistsoc.html   (364 words)

  
 Shiawassee County Convention and Visitors Bureau - Touring Shiawassee   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Shiawassee County - Offers one of the most outstanding assortments of historic homes, tours, unique shopping, cultural activities, parks, antiques, festivals & events, meandering rivers and a real Castle.
Shiawassee County - Home of the real Steam Locomotive 1225.
Shiawassee County - Home of the Shiawassee Arts Center
www.shiawassee.org /touring.html   (80 words)

  
 Shiawassee County Democratic Party
The Shiawassee County Democrats are not affiliated with this event.
The Shiawassee County Democrats meet the 4th Tuesday of every month, at 6:30 p.m.
This site is provided as an in-kind donation from members of the Shiawassee County Democratic Party.
www.shiawasseedems.com   (706 words)

  
 Shiawassee District Library: Shiawassee County Surname File   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
to the Shiawassee County Surname File housed at the Owosso Branch of the Shiawassee District Library.
Information includes cemetery records, as well as data from family group sheets submitted to the Shiawassee County Genealogical Society.
While most of the information relates to Shiawassee County, there are no geographical limitations on the people included.
www.sdl.lib.mi.us /surname   (233 words)

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