Genealogy

Genealogy Records


Genealogy Volunteers are available on Tuesdays from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

To reach a genealogy volunteer during these hours, please call 517-788-4265.

The Jackson County Clerk's office is grateful to the genealogy volunteers and the service that they provide. When volunteers are not available, a Vital Records clerk can assist you with limited requests. 
 
Birth records over 100 years old are not restricted and certified copies can be issued. The cost is $15 for the first certified copy, and $5 for each additional of the same record. 
 
A birth record less than 100 years old can be released to an heir of a deceased person with proof of lineage.