Of Genealogical Interest
AfriGeneas: African Ancestored Genealogy
Supported by Mississippi State University, this site is devoted to African American genealogy, to researching African Ancestry in the Americas in particular and to genealogical research and resources in general. It is also an African Ancestry research community featuring the AfriGeneas mail list, the AfriGeneas message boards and daily and weekly genealogy chats.
Albion Area Obituaries
This site includes Albion area obituaries since January 1, 2001. The Albion Local History Room is in the process of entering the backfile (dating back to the 1830s).
Guide to Michigan Genealogy
Created by the Conference Archivist to help genealogists locate helpful resources in area libraries. Includes information on general topics, atlases and gazetteers, biographies, cemeteries, census statistics, land and military records, serials and periodicals, and local histories.
1870 Census Index
The Michigan 1870 Census Index is an alphabetical list of the family names in each household residing in every county and township in Michigan in 1870.
Michigan's Department of History, Arts & Libraries - Resources for Genealogists
For Genealogy Research, Visit the Library of Michigan and the State Archives of Michigan. Both are open to the public at the Michigan Library and Historical Center. Please note that the Library of Michigan and the State Archives of Michigan have different operating hours.
Michigan Genealogist - HAL
This electronic newsletter is one example of HAL's efforts to let researchers know about the wealth of information available at the Michigan Library and Historical Center. Each issue will contain information concerning various services HAL provides and will include helpful articles to assist you in working on your family's history. Look for articles that share information on new acquisitions and shine the spotlight on some of our lesser-known treasures. This newsletter will outline ways to improve your research methods and provide news on various genealogical events happening across the state.
Michigan Genealogy Bibliography
Books on Michigan genealogy available from amazon.com.
The oldest and largest free genealogy Web site, supported by Ancestry.com. The site offers over 1.7 billion names, with new records added daily; subscription access to the U.S. Federal Census Images collection (1790-1930) and to the United Kingdom and Ireland Records collection, with records of 100 million names from Scotland, England, Wales and Ireland.
The United States Digital Map Library is a USGenWeb Archives project, developed in April of 1999. The goal of this project is to make available to genealogists, useful, readable, high quality maps. Old maps often contain information that will help locate towns that no longer exist, or old landmark names that aren’t used anymore.
Research is by appointment only. Contact the Archivist to schedule an appointment.