The Western Michigan Genealogical Society strives to make genealogy records available for researchers; encourage members in their genealogical research; and promote the sharing of records with libraries and archives.
This Genealogical Society includes Kent County and Ottawa County, Muskegon County, Newaygo County, Montcalm County, Ionia County, Barry County, and Allegan County.
There is a fee to become a member and members receive four issues of Michigana per year; free queries in Michigana, and 10% discount on all items at the Sales Table.
The Western Michigan Genealogical Society hosts a database of online genealogy records. Some of these databases are free and some require a fee to see the entire result.