Muskegon County

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Muskegon, Michigan 




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Welcome to the Muskegon County Genealogical Society Website! We are continuing to add more information as we receive it!


 Muskegon County first Courthouse finished in 1870.

This beautiful blue hard-cover heritage book with silver lettering.  


WAS $65.00 NOW $29.99 (Shipping & Handling) is included in the United States only.

History Book Information and Index

You can also PURCHASE one at:

HPL - Torrent House - Local His. & Gen. Dept., 315 W. Webster Ave., Muskegon, MI 49440


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Pay for History Book Here:

$29.99 (History Book) = $29.99



Torrent House

Historical Site

(The local history and genealogy dept.)

This thirty-one room mansion, built for $250,000 in 1891-92, was the home of John Torrent (1833-1915), pioneering lumberman, alderman, justice of the peace and Muskegon mayor for three terms. A successful entrepreneur, Torrent owned shingle, saw and lumber mills in Muskegon, Manistee, Ludington, Whitehall, Traverse City and Sault Ste. Marie, equipping them all with the most modern machinery. Over the years, this structure also housed a mortuary, hospital and the local Red Cross headquarters. In 1972, the city purchased the house to prevent it demolition.



Marriage Indexes uploaded. 35,000 + complete... 1859-1945... more to come.


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