The books below are just a sample of the resources available in the Genealogy Room at the Library - there are hundreds of books and census indexes for most of the United States prior to 1900 and some census indexes and resources for Canada as well.
Midland County Cemetery Records: (book form) 1850-1894
Midland Obituary Index: 1872-1921
Midland County Cemetery Book
Midland County Census: (book form) 1900, 1910, 1920
Midland City Directories: 1933 and up
Midland High School Yearbooks: 1944 to present
Dow High School Yearbooks: 1965 (opening year) to present
Statewide Resources for Genealogical Research
Abrams Foundation Historical Collection: Genealogy and Local History
717 West Allegan Street
PO Box 30007
Lansing, Michigan 48909-7507
Current hours of operation may be obtained through the LOM's website. Click on Family History for
the genealogy and history information.
The Library of Michigan is the 4th largest repository of genealogical information in the US.
The LOM has the complete census for the United States from 1790 through 1930.
Central Michigan University
Mt. Pleasant, Michigan 48859
Monday through Friday - 8am to 5pm; Saturdays, as scheduled, 8am to 12pm
The Clarke Historical Library has a listing of its Michigan and US history holdings online, as
well as a bibliography of materials on Native Americans. Presently, the library has online the
scanned in 1884 County Histories for Isabella, Gratiot, Midland and other Michigan Counties.
Historical Collection of the Detroit Public Library
Countrywide Resources for Genealogical Research
Library of Congress
Allen County Public Library (Fort Wayne, Indiana)
Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Library
National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
Newberry Library (Chicago, Illinois)
New York Public Library
Libweb - Library Servers via the WWW
|Midland County Vital
The Midland County Clerk has birth, marriage, divorce, civil court and land records from 1880
Midland County Clerk
220 W. Ellsworth
Midland, Michigan 48640
A non-indexed site containing the death files from the State of Michigan from 1867 to 1884. Parents and cause of death may also be listed.
Wide Obituary Listings
Current daily listings from: Ann Arbor News, Bay City Times, Flint Journal, Grand Rapids Press, Jackson Citizen Patriot, Kalamazoo Gazette, Muskegon Chronicle and the Saginaw News.
|United States Vital Records Information Site. A private genealogy page that contains information on how and where to obtain vital records (such as birth, death, marriage and divorce records) for every territory, state and county in the U.S.|
Website of Links and Tips - for those researchers that are touched by adoption.
1895 USA Atlas Searchable state and county maps.
Michigan GenWeb Master County Index. Links to all the sites within Michigan of the
The Genealogy Homepage. Sponsored by The Family Tree Maker Online.
The American Immigrant Wall of Honor, Search the Wall. This site allows you to check a name to see if it is on the wall at Ellis Island.
Find The County For Any City In The United States. Enter the name of a city, for instance, Midland, and receive back a listing of all the place names called Midland in the US.
Bureau of Land Management: Eastern States, General Land Office
Searchable land patents in Michigan and other states.
British Columbia Vital Event Indexes
Ohio Death Index. A searchable index of deaths in the State of Ohio from 1913 to 1937.
Colorado Statewide Marriage and Divorce Index
Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites- Michigan. Links to numerous sites.
There are a number of ways to get involved in the USGW or MIGENWEB project and help others as well as yourself.
|Volunteers for lookups!. If you own or have access to sources for Isabella County (birth records, marriage records, tax records, cemetery records, biographical information, county or city histories, etc.), sign up to be listed on the "Lookup" page.|
|Volunteer to help the
USGENWEB Project in your own state or county!
Help is needed throughout the country, whether it is for a county coordinator, lookups, the census project, the tombstone project or assisting the county coordinator in maintaining a page. Contact your State Coordinator for more details.
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