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- Birth Records
- Cemetery Records
- Court Records
- Death Records
- Marriage Records
- Military Records
- Newspaper Articles
This was a favorite name used by Henry Schoolcraft for Native American boys and men in his writings. He interpreted the word to mean "water of light." Iosco was first inhabited by Chippewa Indians. Tawas Bay which is the largest harbor on the Great Lakes was named after Chief O-Ta-Was, known for fishing the waters of Lake Huron. The first white men in the area in the 1830’s were French fur traders and trappers who settled up trading posts along the banks of the Au Sable River. The lumber industry of of the 1880’s brought civilization to the area.