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  • 2019 Fall Family History Event

    8:30 am – 4:00 pm
    Michigan Library and Historical Center, Lansing MI

  • Search Death RecordsSearch Death Records

    You can search the death records by clicking on “Advanced Search” at the top right corner of any page. This button drops down a menu that you can use to search by name, county, death year, etc. If you are having trouble searching the death records please read our guide.

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    Michigan & the Civil WarMichigan & the Civil War

    Research Michigan’s role in Civil War. The official state website that commemorates the Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War offers information about events around the state, digitized records from the era, and the opportunity to share your own insights and experiences.

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    Guides & Indexes

    Are you just getting started? Have you hit a roadblock? Seeking Michigan’s guides and indexes can help!

    Online Collections

    Seeking Michigan is home to a treasure trove of records, photographs, and maps. Visit this section for death records, state census records, and much more.

    Michigan History

    Learn provides educators with resources and tools to engage students with primary sources. Check out this section for educational events and programs.


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