Ancestry Library Edition (Accessible from home through June 30, 2021!!) Use your library card and PIN to access census & voter lists, birth, marriage & death certificates, military records, immigration and travel, and newspapers & periodicals.
Ancestry Library Edition (In Library Only): Search census & voter lists, birth, marriage & death certificates, military records, immigration and travel, newspapers & periodicals, and the card catalog.
Michigan Cemetery Sources: The Library of Michigan regrets that they are no longer able to maintain public access to the Michigan Cemetery Sources Database.
Reference staff at the Library of Michigan will continue to be able to access the database in house and will continue to use it to answer your questions.
Please feel free to contact the Library of Michigan reference staff with questions about cemetery and burial lists. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone: (517) 373-1300
U.S. Mail: Reference Services, Library of Michigan, P.O. Box 30007, Lansing, MI 48909-7507.
USGen Web Project: Organized by country and state, this website provides you with links to all the state genealogy websites which, in turn, provide gateways to the countries.
National Archives: Provides census data and military records
Ellis Island: Provides tips on getting started, genealogy charts & forms, information about locating a genealogy society and hiring a professional genealogist and also helpful websites for genealogy research.
CastleGarden.org: This site offers free access to a database of information on 11 million immigrants from 1820 through 1892.
Heritage Quest Online: Search the U.S. Federal Census images from 1790-1930, including name indexes, find information on people and places described in family and local histories, search Revolutionary War records, Freedman's Bank which was founded to serve African Americans and the U.S. Serial Set.
Family Search: Offers free classes online and in person to help discover your family tree. You can also use the research wiki which is a free collection of family history articles provided by family history enthusiasts.
Cyndi's List: A list of links that point you to genealogical research sites online.
The Roots-L Library: Gives information for beginning genealogy as well as family history centers, terms and definitions and much more.
Obituary Daily Times: A daily index of published obituaries.
Michigan County Histories and Atlases: Composed of digitized titles published before 1923.
Biography.com: Biographies categorized by popular groups, pictures, "in the headlines" and icons.
Historychannel.com: Provides several different articles about different eras of world history.
Infoplease Black History Month: Gives information on history and timelines, contemporary issues and facts, biographies and special features, holidays, education and awards.
UShistory.org: Hosted and created by Independence Hall Association, this website provides a wealth of resources on American historical figures and events.
EdTechTeacher Best of History Websites: A curated list of history links organized by region and time period.