GENDIS is Michigan’s Genealogical Death Indexing System. GENDIS is a free Michigan death index service hosted by Michigan’s Division of Vital Records and Health Statistics.

“This system allows the user to search for records using key pieces of information such as the decedent’s name, father’s last name, and year of death.”

“The data in this system were obtained from microfilmed death ledgers for Michigan, which have been transcribed by genealogists from Michigan’s local genealogical societies. Funding for this continuing project is provided by the Abrams Foundation to the Michigan Genealogical Council.”

“The current system contains information on 170,000 Michigan death records from 1867-1884. Additional records for 1883 and 1884 have been newly added to the system during the week of June 18, 2001.”


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