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Links to more than 24,000 genealogy websites.
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.
World’s largest resource for searchable GPS cemetery data
Newspaper digitization project run by the Library of Congress.
Comprehensive list of links for online research
Digitized newspapers from around the world.
Search immigration records and passenger lists.
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.
Resources pertaining to the history of Michigan.
Various indexes of the holdings of the Howell Area archives, including obituaries and early newspaper microfilm.
Full-text and searchable from 1843 – 2018.
Encourages and assists in the study of family histories.
Michigan county atlases & histories.
Links to non-commercial genealogy resources of particular interest in Michigan.
Find Michigan death records, historical documents, plat maps, and survey maps of Michigan township parcels.
Michigan Genealogy on the Web.
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.
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 Access to billions of historical documents, millions of historical photos and other resources in thousands of databases that span the past five centuries.
Local NSDAR chapter information and links.
Owned by Ancestry.com but free to use. Good message boards and WorldConnect family tree.
Michigan maps pre-1900 available through the Library of Congress.
Genealogy websites for every county in every state across the country.
Helpful guides, charts, and information on accessing government records that are not available online
Similar to US GenWeb Project, but worldwide.