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Find your ancestors in Michigan.  These free Michigan genealogy searches will access free genealogy data across the web in some of the largest collections of genealogy records available online.  Search message boards, genealogy databases and other repositories.  Perhaps you will locate a distant cousin and add branches to your family tree.  Many of these are free genealogy projects.  If you have Michigan records which would be of help to other researchers, please take time to submit them.


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Search the Michigan RootsWeb Surname List

Search over one million surnames  submitted by genealogy researchers who are researching their Michigan ancestry.  Connect with others who are researching your surnames and sometimes even the same ancestor.  Try a surname search and the search results will give you names of submitters along with the dates and locations where they have found their Michigan ancestors.  We have set this form to search only in Michigan but you may change it to search in other states if you wish.

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Search Michigan Cemetery Records

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Search Michigan Message Boards

Read and post queries in these free Michigan genealogy message boards.  This is a great way to find other genealogy researchers who are looking for your surnames, maybe even the same ancestors.  If so, you are very lucky indeed.  Together, you can compare notes and share genealogy data.  Sometimes a distant cousin may hold the puzzle piece you need to fill out the family tree.  When posting your own genealogy queries to the message board, be sure to use an e-mail address which will be good for many years as you will continue to receive responses to your postings for years to come.

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Search USGenWeb Michigan Archives

Try your surname search in one of the largest collections of free genealogy records online.  These Michigan genealogy records were submitted by other genealogy researchers and may contain family Bibles, biographies, cemetery records, probates / wills, census records, census indexes, census transcriptions, year books, birth records, death records, marriage records, land records, early maps, church records, baptisms, history books and other Michigan genealogical data.  Please submit any additional Michigan genealogy records you may have to these free genealogy projects to help other researchers.

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Search Michigan County Histories

This collection contains 192 histories dating from 1866 to 1926.  The collection consists of full county history books online in image form which is searchable.  You may use the search form to search for surnames, places and events in Michigan history OR you may browse the county histories and read them in entirety.

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Search Michigan Family History Network

This great free genealogy site provides a large collection of Michigan genealogy databases including births, deaths, MI family group sheets, the Dibean marriages, military records, school records, photos and many other Michigan genealogy records.

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Search the Michigan Family Group Sheet Project

I think this is a great idea and could be helpful to many genealogy researchers who are looking for information to help fill in the family tree.  Try your surname search in this free Michigan genealogy search engine which contains family group sheets submitted by genealogists who are searching for ancestors in Michigan.  Be sure to submit family group sheets of your own Michigan ancestors to help others who are conducting genealogical research.



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