HeritageQuestIncludes searchable census images from 1790 to 1930; 25,000 family and local history books; Revolutionary War records; Freedman’s Bank Records; and the Periodical Source Index (PERSI) covering over 6,500 genealogical periodicals since 1800.
This database is provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL).


Biography and Genealogy Master Index

Biography and Genealogy Master IndexEnables users to locate biographical entries contained in more than 1,000 volumes and editions of important current and retrospective biographical reference sources. This index contains citations that point to over 15 million biographies on nearly 5 million people, living and deceased, from all time periods, geographical locations, and fields of endeavor.
This database is provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL).



Seeking Michigan

Biography and Genealogy Master IndexThe online platform for the Michigan Historical Center. It includes Archives of Michigan research guides and indexes, a blog, and educator resources - all from the Michigan Historical Center and Archives of Michigan Staff. The most used collection is Michigan Death Records, 1897 - 1920. In addition to death records, there are a number of collections ranging from pre-statehood to the late 1960s, and these include letters diaries, photographs, postcards, and video.

MeL Michigana

MeL MichiganaExplore Michigan's heritage through photographs, diaries, oral histories, local records, and historical data.
This database is provided by the Michigan eLibrary (MeL).


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