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Genealogy - Family History


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Online Resources

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Library Subscriptions

Ancestry Library Edition In Library Use Only
    User Guides
Heritage Quest Online
    User Guides ~ Problems Logging on? ~
    contact the library if you continue having problems - 837-3449

American's Genealogy Bank and America's Obituaries
    User Guides & Helps
Midland Daily News (2002- )

Midland Daily News Index (2003- )includes obituraries

Midland Historic Newspapers (1870-1922)

Surrounding Counties

Bay County Library System - Local History & Genealogy

Clare - Pere Marquette District Library ~ Clare County Historical Society

Gladwin County Library Genealogy ~ Gladwin County Historical Society

Isabella County - Chippewa River District Libary ~ Genealogical Society of Isabella County

Public Libraries of Saginaw See drop-down box "Genealogy & History"

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Michigan Resources

Archives of Michigan ~ Reference Services & Genealogy Collections ~ Michigan Historical Museum

Clarke Historical Library ~ CONDOR (Clark Online Digital Object Repository) - includes historical newspapers, CMU yearbooks, and other historical documents.

Michigan Plat Maps ~ This collection contains maps that document the original land surveys that were conducted by the federal government to lay out Michiganís township and range grid system. They do not include owners names.  Part of the Seeking Michigan collection.

Michigan Death Records ~ Searching Death Records tutorial You will need headphones to listen to tutorial. You may bring your own or check out from the library.

Michigan Family History Network

Michigan Genealogical Council

Midland Genealogical Society


1940 Census at NARA 1940 Census ~ free through 2013

Castle Garden
From 1855 to 1890, the Castle was America's first official immigration center

Online Searchable Death Indexes (free)

Ellis Island Foundation ~ free registration required

Family Search ~ Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Find a Grave

Fold3 ~ Now dedicated to U.S. Military Records. Pay site, but with some free material Cemetery Transcription Library

General Land Records Office - Bureau of Land Management

We Relate Wiki ~ Free online tutorial videos. You will need headphones to listen to tutorial. You may bring your own or check out from the library.

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Genealogy Libraries and Organizations

Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center (NEHGS)

Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Library

Internet Archive - contains free images of many old books, texts, films, etc.

Linkpendium The Definitive Directory

National Genealogical Society

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