Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Michigan Vital Records

Michigan has quite a few useful links to help discover vital records. If you find others that are useful, please share!
State searches:
Search Michigan Genealogy Records and Family History Facts - Ancestry.com
Michigan Genealogy & Michigan Family History Resources - Ancestry.com
Michigan Public Libraries
Library of Michigan - Family History
Online Historical Directories: Michigan Online Historical Directories
MIGenWeb - Genealogical Societies in Michigan by County
MFHN Michigan's New Files Online
Michigan Legislature - Basic MCL Search
Michigan County Clerks Directory
MDCH - Birth, Death, Marriage and Divorce Records

World War I Michigan Clubroom Register
Grand Rapids Home for Veterans - Search Resident Listings
Spanish American War Medal Recipients - Michigan
World War II Honor List for Michigan

Death Records
Seeking Michigan - Start
Death Records, 1897-1920
Michigan Death Indexes
Michigan Deaths
Michigan, Death Index, 1971-1996
Michigan, Death Certificates, 1921-1952
Michigan Deaths, Late 1800's
Michigan, Deaths and Burials Index
Michigan Death records, 1897-1920
Gen Death Index Sys, 1867-1897
Michigan Deaths, 1867-1897
Death Indexing System
Michigan Deaths and Burials, 1800-1995
Michigan, Probate Records, 1797-1973
Michigan Cemeteries

Marriages and Births
Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925
Michigan Marriages, 1822-1995
Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1935
Michigan Births, 1867-1902
Michigan Births and Christenings, 1775-1995

Clare, Washtenaw, Wexford Counties: Historical Library Newspaper Collection 
Newspapers: Main page
Michigan Online Historical Newspapers - Online Historical Newspapers
Obituaries, Newspaper Obituaries (scroll to MI)
Historical Newspaper Databases - Newspaper Guide - Guides at Michigan State University Libraries
SW Michigan Obit Index, From earliest history through 2000
West Michigan Newspapers - Search- 1910-2013
GenealogyBuff.com - Online Newspaper Directory - Michigan Newspapers
About Old News | Old News
Genealogy Buff - List of Obituary Collections-Michigan (scroll down)

Misc. Stuff
The Yearbook Project
Indexes to Naturalization Records (not working 2013.08.18)
Michigan, Port of Detroit, Detroit Manifests, 1906-1954
Western Michigan Genealogical Society Online searchable database obituary obituaries - A genealogy society in west Michigan especially Kent County and the surrounding counties of Ottawa, Muskegon, Newaygo, Montcalm, Ionia, Barry, and Allegan.
Civil War Principals and Substitutes Index
WMGS Index of Black Monument Company Cemetery Markers - Search
WMGS Latzek Funeral Home Index - Search

By County; Many interesting sites
Allegan County: The Commercial Record, Newspapers
Barry County, Register of Deeds Index Search, Feb 1988-date?
Berrien & Cass County: Obituary Index
Berrien County: Death, 1867-1929; Marriage 1832-1929; Probate 1831- ca 1930 (scroll down page)
Branch County Government - Death Record Search-1867 to ??
Buchanan County: Marriage record index 1909-1968 [pdf download]  
Calhoun County Clerk and Register of Deeds
Calhoun County: Obituary Database
Calhoun County: Obits; City Directories; City Records; More
Cass County: Obituary Index
Charlevoix Public Library - Research Center - Obituary Database Search, 1950-date
Clinton County Genealogy: BMD & More
Clinton County: DeWitt District Library - Vitals & Newspaper
Dearborn County: Deaths in Dearborn Press 1918-1928
Dearborn County: Marriages in Dearborn Press, 1918-1928
Dearborn County: Index of Death Certificates - Dearborn, Michigan 1935-1949
Dearborn County: Historic Northview Cemetery Index
Dearborn County: Historic St. Alphonsus Cemetery Index
Emmet County: County Clerk - Marriage/Death info.
Genesee County Clerk Public Web Access
Grand Traverse County: Death Records
Grand Traverse County Records
Gratiot County Historical and Gen. Soc.
Ingham County MI Genealogical Society
Ingham County: Obituaries and More [see top left]
Ingham County: Lansing State Journal: Archives, 2003-date
Isabella County Cemetery Enumerations
Isabella County: City of Mt. Pleasant, Michigan; Riverside Cemetery
Kalamazoo County Vital Records
Kalamazoo Valley Genealogical Society
Kalamazoo Sources - Kalamazoo Public Library
Kalamazoo County Selected City and County Directories Search, 1860-1935
Kent County: Grand Rapids News, Business, Sports, Entertainment, 2000 to date
Kent County: City of Grand Rapids MI - Cemeteries —
Kent County Deaths 1867 - 1929 - Search
Kent County Marriages 1845 - 1929 - Search
Kent County: World War 1 Veterans Census - Search
Livingston County: Obituary Index
Livingston County: Databases, Obit Index, Marriages Indexes, Death Indexes
Livingston County Live BMD
Macomb County: Genealogy (lots!!)
Macomb County Clerk's Office Death Records
Macomb County: Mt. Elliott Cemetery Association
Macomb County: Mount Clemens Public Library (Tons of links here!!)
Monroe County: Obituary Search
Monroe County: MCLS - Genealogy - Indexes to Resources at MCLS
Monroe County: MCLS - Genealogy Resources @ MCLS
Monroe County: Monroe in History; Civil War Letters and Historical Photographs
Muskegon County
Muskegon County: Death Indexing System, 1867-1965
Newaygo County: FADL Local Records Database, Obituary Finder
Newaygo County: Marriage Index
Oakland County: ArchivalWare >>Login (all info provided to log in)
Oakland County: Salem-South Lyon Digital Archives, Newspaper
Oakland County Genealogy Research Service, Marriage & Death records
Oakland County: Genealogy and Waterford History |
Oakland County: FCL Heritage Collection, Obits & More
Otsego County: Obituaries
Saginaw County Public Library
Saginaw County: Death & Marriage Records
Saginaw County: Obituary Database
St. Clair County: Lakeside Cemetery Search
Tuscola County: Cemetery Records
Tuscola County: Rawson Memorial Library, Newspaper, 1881-2009
Van Buren County: Hartford Michigan - Post card from home (sorta 1899-2013)
Washtenaw County Clerk/Register's Office: Vital Records Home
Washtenaw County: Dolph Funeral Home Records
Washtenaw County: The Michigan Daily 1947-2009
Wayne County: Detroit, MI Obituary Indexes  
Wayne County: Obituary Index
Wayne County: Obits, Naturalizations & More
Wayne County: Northville History Index
Wayne County: Cemeteries; Scrapbooks; More (scroll down page)
Wayne County Death Record Index | Detroit Public Library, 1934-1953
Wayne County: Detroit Public Library
Wayne County: Detroit Free Press: Archives
Wayne County: Grosse Pointe Obituary Database (2013.08.18 not working)
Wayne County: Grosse Pointe Local History Archives, Newspapers
Wyandotte Death Index, Clerk's Office, Wyandotte, Michigan (MI)