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Atlas of Historical County Boundaries

This website tracks how and when county boundaries changed in all 50 states, so you will always know the correct place to look for the genealogical records you need to conduct your research.

Billion Graves

World’s largest resource for searchable GPS cemetery data

Family Search

Access to millions of original-source documents from around the world. Some records may only be viewed after a free account is created.


Transcriptions (many with photographs and other information) of more than 112 million burials.


Historical military records. Basic membership is free, however, a fee is required for unlimited access.

Howell Area Archive Indexes

Various indexes of the holdings of the Howell Area archivesincluding obituaries and early newspaper microfilm.


Michigan Genealogy on the Web.

Military Indexes

A directory of links to online military indexes and records for USA genealogy research. Included are rosters, databases of soldiers, draft card databases for World War I and II, and listings of military and war casualties.

MyHeritage Library Edition

One of the largest, most internationally diverse genealogy databases of its kind. Access to billions of historical documents, millions of historical photos and other resources in thousands of databases that span the past five centuries.


Owned by Ancestry.com but free to use. Good message boards and WorldConnect family tree.

Seeking Michigan

Find Michigan death records, historical documents, plat maps, and survey maps of Michigan township parcels.

US GenWeb Project

Genealogy websites for every county in every state across the country.

US National Archives

Helpful guides, charts, and information on accessing government records that are not available online