Michigan Genealogical Death Indexing System (FREE and searchable)
1837 Michigan was admitted to the Union.
Michigan did not require “by law” birth, marriage & death registrations until 1867.
Birth records are not public records unless the birth is over 100 years old.
Parents' names were not recorded on marriage records in Michigan until 1885 or 1886.http://www.mdch.state.mi.us/PHA/OSR/gendisx/search2.htm
You may need to order the death cert. from the Midland County Clerks Office if you can't find it here.