Michigan Genealogy Trails Website
Our goal is to help you track your
ancestors through time by transcribing genealogical and historical data and placing it
online for the free use of all researchers
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Happy Trails to you on your quest for your
The county is named for Ionia, a Grecian province.
It was created in 1831 and organized in 1837.
Belding - 1871 - Previously known as Broas Rapids (after Levi Broas, Belding's first settler), Patterson Mills, Hog Wallow.
Ionia (County Seat) - 1865 Incorporated as a village. 1873 Organized as a city.
Portland - Known as the "City of Two Rivers." 1837 First post office. 1869 First train arrived.
Belding * Ionia (county seat) * Portland
Clarksville * Hubbardston (part) * Lake Odessa * Lyons * Muir * Pewamo * Saranac
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