The Archives of Michigan is the state archive for Michigan government and other public institutions. Online indexes and records are hosted at Michiganology and the Michigan History Center.

 

 

 

Birth Marriage and Death records #OnGenealogy

 Michigan Birth, Marriage, & Death Records

 

Michigan Death Records, 1921-1952, This collection consists of approximately 1.6 million death records created between 1921 and 1952. Records created between 1921 and 1943 include an image of the death certificate. Records from 1944-1952 are index-only.

    • Date of death
    • First and last name of deceased
    • Color
    • Whether married, single, widowed, or divorced
    • Age in years, months and days
    • Place of death
    • Disease or apparent cause of death
    • Nativity of the deceased
    • Occupation, if over 10 years of age
    • If under that age, the names and residence of the parents, if known
    • Date of record
    • If married, age at first marriage
    • Parent of how many children
    • How many children are living
    • Birthplace (state or country if not born in Michigan)
    • Full names of both parents
    • Birthplaces of both parents
    • Proposed place and time of burial
    • Signature and address of reporter certifying above facts
    • Signature and address of undertaker

 

 

 

 

Residence records census land migration voting taxation #OnGenealogy

Michigan Residence Records

 

Land Records

Rural Property Inventories – This collection consists of property inventory cards created as part of a WPA project during the Great Depression. The cards contained in this collection are from Oakland and Grand Traverse counties.

 

 

 

 

Daily Life Records school work church court government library social life #OnGenealogy

Michigan Daily Life Records

 

Biographies

Biographies

 

 

Educational

Defining Michigan Era: 1787 – 1840

Teacher Resources

Subject Archive

 

 

Government Records

History

 

 

Stories

MICHIGANIA

Indian Boarding Schools

German POW Camps in Michigan

The Last Stagecoach Robber in Michigan

See all Stories in Michigania

Story Archive

 

STATES OF INCARCERATION EXHIBIT

Red Wings vs. Marquette Prison Pirates

“Wish You Were Here:” Prison Tourism in Michigan

A Jackson Wagon for Jumbo the Elephant

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STATES OF INCARCERATION EXHIBIT

Red Wings vs. Marquette Prison Pirates

“Wish You Were Here:” Prison Tourism in Michigan

A Jackson Wagon for Jumbo the Elephant

See all Stories in States of Incarceration

STORIES

Augustin Hamlin: An Odawa who helped his people

Mary Lewis on the Frontier

Henry Bibb Speaks Out Against Slavery

Traveling on the Erie Canal

 

 

Military records Wars Veterans #OnGenealogy

Michigan Military Records

 

Civil War Manuscripts

Civil War Photographs

Michigan Military Establishment Regimental Service Records, 1861-1865

Civil War Battle Flags

Michigan Department of Military and Veterans Affairs 

 

 

 

 

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