Lookup Help for Bay County 

We need YOUR help!  If you have any resources at home or are willing to do lookups at the courthouse or library, please consider donating your time to help others researching in Bay County.  The more lookup resources we have, the better off we all are!!  If you are interested, write me, Donna Hoff-Grambau and let me know! 

**Please do not request the same lookup from more than one researcher.  Volunteers are giving you a valuable commodity - their time and effort, please respect that. 

 Mary K. Freel -  Will search Bay City directories 1873 to present; obituaries from
                         Bay City Times; will locate ancestor houses on Sanborn fire insurance
                         maps.  Need name of head of house and approximate dates for
                         directories and exact dates for obituaries.

Bill Holtzapple - has a 1947 Bay City "Polk" Directory for lookups.

Linda Kolinski - is willing to do lookups for baptisms, marriages and deaths for
                       St. John of Amelith. Records are from the 1850's through 2001.
                       She also has a copy of the burial records for St. John Lutheran of Amelith. 

                     - has  indexed the names of individuals found in the book
                       "Bay County From Footpaths to Freeways", by Les Arndt.
                       There are over 2000 names in the index. If you see a name you
                        are interested in, she would be happy to make copies for the
                        cost of postage.  Please contact her for further information.

Gladys Stroemer - has the 1910 Bay City "Polk" Directory, and the 1946, 1970 and 1987 directories for lookups.

Carol Szelogowski - is willing to do census lookups at the Bay County Library; the library has
                            census for 1820 through 1920 and Bay County for 1930.  Please provide as much
                            information as possible to assist in locating your family - township, family
                            members, and/or alternate spellings of your family name.

Tina  -  is willing to do photos and lookups at any cemetery in Bay County or the city of  
            Standish.  She can print and mail photos or send via e-mail. 

Ann Marie Middleton -  I would like to help others find vital records online including birth, marriage, death records and Censuses for free.  I can also help with searching vital records, obituaries, and grave photos at Wirt Library, The Bay County Clerk, The Deeds office, Probate Court, area Churches or other Bay County locations for a reasonable fee.

Copying of Biography from 1883 History of Bay County.  See the following URL for a list of the Biographies in the 1883 History:


SASE (Self Addressed Stamped Envelope)- $1.00 for each biography and the person's name and page number to:

                               Bay City Branch Library

                               708 Center Avenue
                               Bay City, Michigan  48706
                               ATTENTION - Reference Librarian


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