Wayne County was created in 1815, it is
Michigan's only original charter county, named for General
It is one of 83 Counties in Michigan, the county seat is Detroit. Wayne County is the 11th largest county in the
Nation by population. This is a very unique, very old, historic county with enough history to keep us busy for years.
Wayne County has 28 History Districts, there are 83 known cemeteries, 61 Libraries, and at least 14 Colleges.
The major ancestors group of Wayne County is African American - 42%, followed by those of German
origins at 11%
Wayne County is up for adoption.
If you think you'd be interesting in hosting this
county, or any other Michigan county -- please visit
Volunteer Information Page for the details.
If you don't care to be a host, you can still be
a big help to our researchers. You are always welcome to
contribute information that you can find at your local library: Biographies, Obituaries, New Articles,
Cemetery Transcriptions, City ad Town histories, Pioneer stories, etc. are all of interest
to our researchers. All you need to do is transcribe the information and email it to us.
As new information comes in, we will post it to this website.
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We don't have the time required to do a good job for you.
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