Internet Guide - Genealogy

This popular resource requires a paid subscription to use. However, you can access it for free at computers inside the library!

Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites

"A categorized & cross-referenced index to genealogical resources on the Internet."

David Rumsey Map Collection

Over 21,000 historical maps and images online.


Free Family History, Family Tree, and Genealogy Records and Resources from Around the World.

HeritageQuest Online

HeritageQuest Online

Includes all of the images, and extensive indexing, from the 1790 - 1930 U.S. federal censuses. It offers more than 22,000 digitized book titles, including early family histories and local histories. Additionally, there are more than 250 primary-source documents such as tax lists, city directories, probate records and more. It also includes Periodical Source Index (PERSI), Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Application Files, the Freedman’s Bank Records, and the U.S. Serial Set Private Relief Actions, Memorials and Petitions.(Requires valid Library Card number)

Michigan Death Notices

Death notices that have been listed in the Detroit Free Press and The Detroit News since late 2001. Since family members of the deceased pay to have death notices listed, this site is not a complete list of everyone who has passed on in the metro Detroit area.

MIGenWeb: Michigan Genealogy

Michigan genealogy on the web; part of the U.S. GenWeb project.

National Genealogical Society

Homepage of the "national society for generations past, present and future."

Allegedly the oldest and largest free genealogy site online.

Seeking Michigan

There are more than million records on Seeking Michigan and new material is added frequently.

The U.S. GenWeb Project

Free websites for genealogy research organized by state and county.

Vital Records Information for U.S.

Brings together procedures for ordering vital records in each state of the U.S.

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