Michigan Family History Societies(D-G)

This section lists associations from Downriver to Gratiot giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer.

County and other Societies

Downriver Genealogical Society

Numerous publications are sold by the organisation, which incorporate:

  • 1930 Census of Wayne Co.
  • 1930 Detroit Land Valuation Maps
  • Ancestor Charts
  • Cemetery Transcripts
  • Funeral Home Books
  • Guide to Detroit Churches 1850-1900
  • Index of Landowners from the 1876 Atlas of Wayne County
  • Land Owners Map Book 1904
  • River Rouge Deaths
  • Wyandotte Deaths
Website:
http://downrivergenealogy.org

Eaton County Genealogical Society

The association was organised in 1988.  Many resources are accessible,  including:

  • Birth, Death and Marriages Indexes
  • Cemetery Transcripts
  • Mortality Schedules
  • Naturalisations
  • Obituary Indexes
  • Photographs
  • Probate 1838-late 1870's
  • State Census Returns
  • Surname Card File

There is also an on-line catalogue of resources.  They are also in the process of compiling an index of Pioneer Families.  A Cemetery Database is accessible, containing information about the Cemeteries with an Index of Headstones.

Publication sold by the organisation incorporate: 

  • Ancestor Charts
  • Cemetery Transcripts
  • Indexes to the Eaton Co. 1840 and 1850 Federal Censuses
  • Naturalisations
  • Pray Funeral Home in Charlotte 1921-1932
  • Surname Directories
  • Will Book Liber 123 1937-1944
  • Will Book Liber 140 1938-1946
  • Will Book Liber 160 1948-1951 (Will Books are all indexes)

Details of surnames currently being researched by Members is also on the site.

Website:
http://www.miegs.org

Flint Genealogical Society

Numerous indexes are available on the site, which include Genesee Co. Births 1878-1907, Marriages 1867-1934 and Deaths 1867-1930. 

Many archives are held at Sloan Museum's 'Perry Archives' Building, which include Census Transcripts, Family Books, Funeral Home Books, Flint/Genesee Counties Annual Directories of Home and Businesses and Obituaries.

They also have a list of Cemetery Records and Quarterlies held at Flint Public Library.

There is a list of Genesee Co. Cemeteries, with some from Lapeer, Livingston, Oakland, Saginaw, Shiawassee and Tuscola Counties. 

Numerous publications are available for sale, which incorporate:

  • Cemetery Records
  • Civil War Gravesites
  • Federal Censuses
  • Funeral Home Records
  • Genesee Co. Births 1889-1907
  • Genesee Co. Cemetery Locations
  • Holdings of Flint Public Library

Back Issues of the Society's Newsletter and The Perry Collection Vols 1-22 are also sold by the society.

A list of Surnames mentioned on the Society's Pedigree Charts is also available.

Website:
https://flintgenealogy.org/

Gratiot County Historical and Genealogical Society

The association was established in 1978.  Many publications are available for sale, which incorporate:

  • 1860 Federal Census
  • Births and Deaths 1867-1870
  • Brides' 1855-1927
  • Cemetery Transcripts
  • Chancery Divorce Indexes of Gratiot 1899-1962
  • Gratiot Co. Civil War Veterans
  • Headstones
  • Marriages 1855-1870
  • Naturalisations
  • Probate Records

In addition, they sell Books regarding the History of the area, which include:

  • Biographical Memoirs
  • The First Gratiot Co. History(Reprint)
  • Index to Chapman's Biographical
  • Rural School Locations
  • Saratoga of the West
Website:
http://www.mfhn.com/gratiot/gchgs