Michigan has a deep heritage that starts before 1600. The state is rich in resources for genealogists. Please use the links on this page to research your Michigan ancestors.
There are many genealogy-related websites. Michigan resources will be limited to those rich in Michigan records. We are excluding commercial genealogy sites and massive genealogy site indexes.
If you know of a free web resource that will aid those doing Michigan research or discover a broken, or obsolete, link, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
NOTE: Due to the Covid pandemic not all repositiories are open in Michigan. Please contact the repository before visiting for hours and guidelines.
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