Are you just getting started with your family research? Not really sure if you are ready to be a "full time" researcher, no mater how easy those fun Ancestry.com Christmas tv commercials make it look? Worried that if you sign up for one of the many WONDERFUL genealogy websites, you might not have enough time to devote to actual research to make up for the cost of your membership? Then this blog post is for you.
Today's Thrifty Thursday tip is .... Don't overlook the the state collections at FamilySearch.org. I have found so many helpful documents in the Michigan collections, that I would be remiss in sharing this valuable information with my many readers..
|IMAGE: This is a file from the Wikimedia Commons. |
Information from its description page there is shown Below.
|Michigan, Births and Christenings, 1775-1995|
10 Mar 2012
|Michigan, Births, 1867-1902 (with images)|
3 Jun 2011
|Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1935 (with images)|
4 Jan 2012
|Michigan, Death Index, 1971-1996|
17 Dec 2011
|Michigan, Deaths and Burials, 1800-1995|
5 Oct 2012
|Michigan, Deaths, 1867-1897 (with images)|
5 May 2010
|Michigan, Detroit Manifests of Arrivals at the Port of Detroit, 1906-1954 (with images)|
27 Nov 2012
|Michigan, Marriages, 1822-1995|
5 Mar 2012
|Michigan, Marriages, 1868-1925 (with images)|
5 May 2010
|Michigan, Probate Records, 1797-1973 (with images)|
28 Jun 2012
|Michigan, State Census, 1894|
8 Jul 2011
And don't forget to check out the FREE 1940 Census - Michigan on FamilySearch, complete with images.
Thanks to volunteer indexers, new collections and indexes are being added regularly. Remember that many hands make light work, so if you would like to help index Michigan records, please go to https://familysearch.org/volunteer/indexing and sign up TODAY!
Current Michigan Indexing Projects:
- US, Michigan—County Deaths, 1921-1952 [Part B]
- US, Michigan—County Deaths, 1921–1952
- US, Michigan—WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917–1918 [Part 3A]
- US, Michigan—WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917–1918 [Part 3B]
Love & Aloha,