Michigan State Archives and Libraries

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Michigan State Archives

The Michigan State Archives provides an excellent library of genealogy records including: 1870 Michigan Census Index and Images, Michigan Cemetery Sources, Michigan Naturalization Records, Vital Records, State and Local, Public Land Grants and Private Claims, Circuit Court Records, Michigan Local Histories and Biographies, and more...

Michigan State Archives
702 West Kalamazoo Street
Lansing Michigan 48909

Phone: (517) 373-0510

Website: http://www.michigan.gov/hal

Detroit Public Library

The Detroit Public Library maintains a comprehensive genealogy library as part of its Burton Historial Collection. Among their genealogical holdings are: federal census population schedules, family histories, cemetery inscriptions, church records of baptisms, marriages, and deaths, military records, hereditary society indexes, heraldry books, immigration records, probate indexes and records, vital records, obituaries, and land records.

Detroit Public Library
5201 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, Michigan 48202

Phone: (313) 833-1480

Website: http://www.detroit.lib.mi.us/burton/burton_index.htm

Selected LDS Family History Centers

The following family history centers in Michigan offer the most comprehensive genealogy resources, including census records, death records, family history records, obituaries, marriage records, vital records, court records, and various other public records.:

Ann Arbor Michigan
914 Hill St
Ann Arbor, Michigan

(734) 995-0211

Grand Rapids Michigan
2780 Leonard NE
Grand Rapids, Michigan

(616) 949-3343


Lansing Michigan
431 E Saginaw
East Lansing, Michigan

(517) 332-2932

Bloomfield Hills Michigan
425 Woodward Avenue
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

(248) 647-5671

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