Michigan Genealogy Resources

Michigan is yet another one of those states where I’ve tracked a few collateral family members.

Be sure to look for local historical and genealogical societies and check local public libraries for vertical files and unique items they may house.

If you have Michigan roots, here are some great regional resources:

Access Genealogy – Michigan

Ann Arbor District Library – Genealogy

Bay College Library – Digital Collections

Central Michigan University’s Digital Collections

Cyndi’s List – Michigan

Detroit Public Library – Burton Historical Collection

Detroit Public Library – Digital Collections

Detroit Society for Genealogical Research

FamilySearch – Michigan Online Genealogy Resources

Genealogy Today – Michigan

Historical Society of Michigan

Kalamazoo Public Library – KPL Digital Collections

Library of Michigan – Family History

Linkpendium – Michigan

Making of Modern Michigan

Michigan Biographical Index

Michigan County Histories and Atlases – University of Michigan

Michigan Family History Network

Michigan Genealogical Council

Michigan Genealogical Council – List of Michigan societies (mostly with links to each)

Michigan History Center

Michigan State University – Digital Collections

Michigan Vital Records Indexes

MIGenWeb – volunteer site, set up by counties, but may have unique pieces of information and records not readily found elsewhere, like family Bible records, letters, etc.

Online Michigan Death Records & Indexes

Seeking Michigan

University of Michigan – Bentley Historical Library

University of Michigan – MDigital Collections (a few related to Michigan and its history)

West Michigan Newspapers Index

Western Michigan Genealogical Society

Western Michigan University – Digitized collections

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