Michigan

Modern Records (Post-1900)

State Records

Michigan Genealogy & Michigan Family History Resources – Ancestry.com

Michigan Public Libraries

Michigan Legislature – Compiled Laws: Basic Search

Michigan County Clerks Directory

Seeking Michigan

Death | Probate

Michigan, Probate Records, 1797-1973

Michigan Death Indexes

Michigan, Death Index, 1971-1996

Michigan, Death Index, 1971-1996

Michigan, Death Records, 1897-1920 – Ancestry.com

Michigan, Death Certificates, 1921-1952

Michigan, Death Certificates, 1897-1920

Michigan Deaths and Burials, 1800-1995

Michigan, Deaths and Burials Index, 1867-1995

Michigan, Death Records, 1867-1950

Michigan Deaths, 1867-1897

Death Indexing System, 1867-1897

Western Michigan Newspapers, Death Index, 1910-2012

Marriage | Divorce

Western Michigan Newspapers, Marriage Index, 1959-2011

Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-1952

Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925

Michigan Marriages, 1822-1995

Michigan Civil Marriages, 1834-1974 — FamilySearch.org

Michigan, County Marriages, 1822-1940

Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1940

Michigan Church Marriages, 1865-1931 — FamilySearch.org

Michigan, County Marriages Index, 1820-1937 — FamilySearch.org

Michigan, Divorce Records, 1897-1952

Birth | Christening

Michigan Births and Christenings, 1775-1995

Michigan, Births and Christenings Index, 1867-1911

Michigan Births, 1867-1902

County Records

Barry County: Register of Deeds Index Search, Feb 1988-date?

Barry County: Michigan, Marriage Index, 1839-2012

Bay County: Necrology File Index – Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan

Branch County: Death Record Search – 1867 to ?

Charlevoix County: Death Index, 1868-2010

Charlevoix County: Marriage Index, 1868-2010

Clinton County: DeWitt District Library – Vitals & Newspaper

Dearborn County: Index of Death Certificates – Dearborn, Michigan 1935-1953

Dearborn County: Deaths in Dearborn Press 1918-1928

Dearborn County: Marriages in the Dearborn Press 1918-1928

Emmet County: Genealogical Research

Emmet County: Newspaper Research

Flint and Genesee County: Vital Records Databases 1867-1930

Delta County: Birth, death, land, marriage and more

Detroit and Wayne County: Michigan Death Records Indexes and Obituaries

Emmet County: County Clerk – Marriage/Death info. – see left column

Emmet County: Marriage Index, 1857-2012

Flint and Genesee County: Vital Records Databases 1867-1930

Genesee County: Clerk Public Web Access-use Simple Search or Advanced Search

Genesee County: Marriage Index, 1836-1934

Grand Traverse County: Marriage, Death, Deeds and more Records

Kalamazoo County: Birth, Marriage and Death [wonderful date spans]

Kalamazoo County: Cemeteries, Land Records, Newspapers, Directories and More

Kalamazoo County: Kalamazoo Valley Historical Records Database

Kent County: Deaths 1867 – 1929 – Search

Kent County: Marriages 1845 – 1929 – Search

Kent County: Christian Reformed Church – scroll down

Livingston County: Marriages Indexes, Birth notices [scroll down]

Livingston County: Order Birth, death, Marriage [wide range of dates]

Macomb County: Clerk’s Office Death Records

Macomb County: Death Index, 1945-2012

Macomb County: Mount Clemens Public Library (Tons of links here!!)

Monroe County: MCLS – Birth, Marriage, Death, City Directories, Probate, Land and MORE!

Muskegon County: Marriage Index, 1859-1945

Muskegon County: Death Indexing System, 1867-1965

Muskegon County: Vital Statistics, 1980-2013

Newaygo County: Marriage database – scroll down

Oakland County: Genealogy Research Service, Marriage & Death records

Oakland County: ArchivalWare >>Login (all info provided to log in)

Oakland County: Farmington Newspapers, 1888-2003

Ottawa County: Birth, Marriage, Death, Cemetery

St. Clair County: Michigan, Marriage Index, 1838-1898

Washtenaw County: Clerk/Register’s Office: Vital Records Home-1867 to date

Washtenaw County: Dolph Funeral Home Records, 1937-1953

Wayne County: Death Record Index | Detroit Public Library, 1934-1953

Wayne County: Michigan Death Records Indexes and Obituaries

Wayne County: Death Index, 1934-1953

Wayne County: Death Index, 1820-1965

Jail

Directories & Newspapers

1928/9 Polk’s Detroit city directory

Online Historical Directories: Michigan Online Historical Directories

Michigan Online Historical Newspapers – Online Historical Newspapers

Digital Michigan Newspaper Portlal: Historical Library Newspaper Collection

Historical Newspaper Databases – Newspaper Guide – Guides at Michigan State University Libraries

Library of Michigan – Newspaper Holdings

Michigan Obituaries, 1820-2006 — FamilySearch.org

Obituaries, Newspaper Obituaries (scroll to MI)

Southwest Michigan Obituary Index to year 2000

Western Michigan Newspapers, Death Index, 1910-2012

Western Michigan Newspapers, Marriage Index, 1959-2011

Western Michigan Genealogical Society Online searchable database obituary obituaries, 1910- date

West Michigan Newspapers – Search- 1910-2017 (scroll down. Lots there.)

Allegan County: The Commercial Record, Newspapers, 1868-1977

Berrien County: Niles District Library Obituary request form

Berrien & Cass County: Obituary Index to 1970

Calhoun County: Obituary Database; City Directories; City Records; More -scroll down

Cass County: Obituary Index request form

Charlevoix County: Obituary Database Search, 1908-date

Clinton County: DeWitt District Library – Vitals & Newspaper

Dearborn County: Deaths in Dearborn Press 1918-1928

Dearborn County: Marriages in the Dearborn Press 1918-1928

Ingham County: Obituaries 1880-2000

Ingham County: Lansing State Journal: Archives, 2003-date

Ingham County: Lansing State Journal: Archives, 2003-date

Isabella County: Digital Newspaper Portal – Clarke Historical Library

Kalamazoo County: City and County Directories Search, 1860-1935

Kalamazoo County: Historical Records database – Inmates, Veterans, Deaths, Marriage and MUCH more

Kalamazoo County: Sources – Kalamazoo Public Library

Kalamazoo County: Cemeteries, Land Records, Newspapers, Directories and More

Kalamazoo County: WMU Yearbooks 1906-1975 – Digitization Center WMU Libraries

Kalkaska County: Newspaper OCRd, 1879-2012

Kent County: Grand Rapids News, Business, Sports, Entertainment, 2000 to date

Livingston County: Obituary Index, 1800 to date

Macomb County: Genealogy (lots of databases)

Macomb County: Obituary Index, Cemetery Index, much more!

Monroe County: Obituary Index, 1821-2012

Monroe County: Obituary Search, 1824 to date

Monroe County: Monroe in History; Newspapers, Civil War Letters and Historical Photographs

Monroe County: Obituary Search, 1824 to date

Muskegon County: Newspapers (contributed obits), School lists, Veterans and so much more

Newaygo County: Obituary, Marriage databases – scroll down

Oakland County: Farmington Newspapers, 1888-Date

Oakland County: Historical Resources Obituary Index, 1970-2009

Oakland County: Salem-South Lyon Digital Newspaper Archives, 1929-2007

Ostego County: Obituaries

Ottawa County: Newspaper, Birth, Death, Cemetery

Saginaw County: Obituary Database

Tuscola County: Rawson Memorial Library Home

Tuscola County: Rawson Memorial Library, Newspaper, 1881-2009

Van Buren County: Hartford Michigan – obituaries (sorta 1899-date)

Washtenaw County: Dolph Funeral Home Records, 1937-1953

Washtenaw County: The Michigan Daily 1947-2009

Washtenaw County: The Michigan Daily 1947-2009

Washtenaw County: Ann Arbor – About Old News | Old News

Washtenaw County: Chelsea Historic Newspapers

Washtenaw County: Historical databases

Washtenaw County: Chelsea Historic Newspapers

Washtenaw County: Newspapers, History and more

Wayne County: Canton Observer Archive 1974-2014

Wayne County: Redford Observer research box

Wayne County: Obits, Naturalizations & More – scroll down

Wayne County: Northville Newspapers, History Indexes and more

Wayne County: Detroit, MI Obituary Indexes

Wayne County: Detroit Public Library – Ask a Librarian

Wayne County: Detroit Public Library: Special Collections

Wayne County: Detroit Free Press: Archives 1831-1922 – 1999 to date

Wayne County: Detroit Free Press | Death notices; Obituaries; Birth announcements and more

Wayne County: Detroit Free Press: Archives 1831-1922 – 1999 to date

Wayne County: Grosse Pointe Obituary Database

Wayne County: Grosse Pointe Local History Archives, Newspapers, Obituary Index

Wayne County: Plymouth Historical Museum Michigan Cemeteries

Cemeteries

Michigan Cemeteries

Alpena County: Cemetery, Church, vitals and more – right column

Dearborn County: Historic Northview Cemetery Index

Dearborn County: Historic St. Alphonsus Cemetery Index

Ingham County: Cemetery, burial permits and more – Click on ICGS Records, left column

Isabella County: Cemetery Records and Obituaries 1800-1900

Isabella County: Cemetery Enumerations

Kalamazoo County: Riverside Cemetery Index, 1800-2012

Kent County: City of Grand Rapids MI – Cemeteries

Kent County: WMGS Latzek Funeral Home Index – 1903-1962

Kent County: WMGS Index of Black Monument Company Cemetery Markers – Search

Macomb County: Mt. Elliott Cemetery Association

St. Clair County: Lakeside Cemetery Search

Tuscola County: Cemetery Records

Genealogical Records (Other)

Michigan: Genealogy, Census, Vital Records

Cyndi’s List – United States – Michigan

Michigan | Learn | FamilySearch.org

Library of Michigan and State Archives

MIGenWeb – Free Genealogy created by Volunteers

Michigan Legislature – Basic MCL Search

Michigan – Digital State Archives

Library of Michigan – Genealogy

Michigan Genealogical Council

Michigan County Histories

The History of Detroit and Michigan

County

Library of Michigan and State Archives

History of the Great Lakes States

Michigan Genealogical Council

Bay County: Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan

Berrien County: CAR-Center for Adventist Research

Ingham County: Michigan State University: On the Banks of the Red Cedar | Home

Isabella County: Clarke Historical Library

Kalamazoo County: Kalamazoo Valley Genealogical Society

Kalamazoo County: WMU Yearbooks 1906-1975 – Digitization Center WMU Libraries

Kent County: Christian Reformed Church – scroll down

Ottawa County: Grand Valley State University : Digital Collections Home

Immigration & Naturalization

Indexes to Naturalization Records

Michigan, Eastern District, Naturalization Index, 1907-1995 — FamilySearch.org

Michigan, Port of Detroit, Detroit Manifests, 1906-1954

Military

Department of Michigan – Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War

Department of Michigan -Graves Registration SAR

Civil War – Michigan

Michigan in the Civil War

Grand Rapids Home for Veterans – Search Resident Listings

Spanish American War Medal Recipients – Michigan

World War II Honor List for Michigan

Kent County: World War 1 Veterans Census – Search

Ottawa County: Grand Valley State University : Digital Collections Home

Maps

Native American