This section lists county associations from Manistee to Midland giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer.
There is a large Card Index in the Museum, which is organised by Surname. These surnames were taken from Newspaper Articles, Birth and Marriage Announcements, Obituaries, Books and Cemetery Reference Information.
Many other resources are also available, which include City Directories, Phone Books, Old Plat Maps and a Local Newspaper Collection beginning in 1870.Website:
The association was organised in 1988, its aims being to preserve and organise sources, to promote and encourage interest in family history and to maintain genealogical resources.
A list of Marquette Co. Cemeteries and a list of Vital Records on LDS(Latter Day Saints) Microfilm is available on the site.
Links to resources on other sites are also accessible, which include Census Returns, Naturalisations and the Biographical Record of Marquette County.
Many publications are available for sale, which incorporate:
The Society offers Pioneer Certificates to anyone who can prove they are directly descended from the pioneers of Mecosta County prior to 31 December, 1899.
Many resources are acceessible in their library, which incorporate:
Vital Statistics include:
Numerous publications are available for sale, which include Marriages 1855-1910 and Obituaries 1872-1982.
Publications sold by the Society also include a Midland Co. Records CD, which includes:
An index to their publication, Pioneer Record, is also available, which dates from April 1980.
Links to other sites you may find useful are also accessible.Website: