Local Resources

To understand the development of the counties in Michigan: MI place names

Libraries & Archives:
Library of Michigan
Emphasis: Michigan, U.S. states east of the Mississippi, Ontario and Quebec;
Notable collections
: vital records, Michigan newspapers, census records, city directories, passenger lists, and cemetery records.
This paper while done awhile back still contains some good information regarding genealogical research at the MSU library, the main thing is possible changes in locations. The map, which has changed, is not included. See: MSU gen .

Archives of Michigan
: Michigan governmental records;
Notable collections
: Michigan naturalizations; GAR records; Michigan Soldiers’ Home

Michigan State University Archives
: Family and Individual Collections; Government records; Oral Histories; and University publications and resources
Capital Area District Library
East Lansing Family History Center

Genealogical Societies:
Tri-county Facebook sites
Michigan Genealogical Council
Eaton County Genealogical Society
Genealogists of the Clinton County Historical Society
Ingham County Genealogical Society
Lansing Area African American Genealogy Society

Historical Society:
The Historical Society of Greater Lansing

Vital Records:
Clinton County Clerk
Eaton County Clerk
Ingham County Clerk


Master index for Clinton Co. cemeteries


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