The Detroit Society for Genealogical Research (DSGR) is a genealogical society whose primary objective is “the preservation and perpetuation of the records of ancestors and families of the commonwealth, and to be of assistance to the Burton Historical Collection, Detroit Public Library.”

“All persons interested in genealogy, history, or biography, either amateur or professional or any organization or corporate body are eligible for membership.  With membership you will receive the quarterly Detroit Society for Genealogical Research Magazine, 20% discount on Society publications, unlimited entries in our Surname Registry, access to all back issues of the DSGR magazine and special out-of-print publications, discounts on DSGR trips, and reminders of meetings and program agendas.”

The DSGR also has free genealogy records and resources online, including:

  • Cemetery Records for 18 cemeteries (as well as cemetery addresses and contact information)
  • DSGR Magazine Index for past issues from 1957 (Many Detroit records)
  • Historic Detroit photos and postcards
  • Detroit Surname Registry with Surname, County, State/Province/Region, Country, beginning year and ending year
  • Genealogy tips and forms



Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.