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Copies of many tombstone inscriptions, especially for the southern part of [[Portal:Michigan|Michigan]], have been acquired by the Family History Library, the Library of Michigan, and the Detroit Public Library's Burton Historical Collection. The Family History Library and the Grand Rapids Public Library, 60 Library Plaza NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-3093, have microfilm copies of three card indexes to veterans buried in Michigan:  
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[[United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Michigan|Michigan]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Cemeteries'''
  
*Grand Army of the Republic (Michigan). ''Cemetery Index, 1800s–1900s''. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1976. (Family History Library [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=294607&disp=Cemetery+index+1800%27s-1900%27s++ films 1002419–21].) Arranged alphabetically by surname.
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Copies of many tombstone inscriptions, especially for the southern part of [[Michigan]], have been acquired by the Family History Library, the Library of Michigan, and the Detroit Public Library's Burton Historical Collection.  
*Grand Rapids (Michigan). Public Library. ''Cemetery Records of Michigan Soldiers, 1770–1930''. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1976. (Family History Library [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=251258&disp=Cemetery+records+of+Michigan+soldiers%2C++ films 1002021–23].) Arranged alphabetically by surname.
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*Michigan. Civil War Centennial Observance Commission. Committee on Civil War Grave Registration. ''Civil War Graves Registration Index Cards, ca. 1861–1930''. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1994. ([http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=710418&disp=Civil+war+graves+registration+index+card++ On 22 Family History Library films].)
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The following is a directory of cemeteries and transcriptions available at the Library of Michigan:
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==== Cemetery Directories  ====
  
Har-Al, Inc. ''Michigan Cemetery Compendium. ''Spring Arbor, Michigan.&nbsp;(Family History Library [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=19582&disp=Michigan+cemetery+compendium%20%20&columns=*,0,0 book 977.4 V37h].)<nowiki>: Har-Al, 1979. (FHL book 977.4 V37h.)</nowiki>
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*The [http://libraryofmichigan.state.mi.us/MichiganCemeteries/ Michigan Cemetery Sources] web site represents a compilation of published cemetery transcriptions located at the Library of Michigan and links to Michigan cemetery websites. This database also identifies the location of over 3,700 cemeteries in Michigan. It is NOT intended to include a list of personal names.
  
A county-by-county list of cemetery record transcripts available at the Family History Library is:  
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*The following is a directory of cemeteries and transcriptions available at the Library of Michigan:
  
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Family History Library. ''Index to United States Cemeteries''. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1988. (Family History Library [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=613269&disp=Index+to+United+States+cemeteries++ films 1206468–94].) Film 1206477 includes Michigan and Minnesota.
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::Har-Al, Inc. ''Michigan Cemetery Compendium. ''Spring Arbor, Michigan. Family History Library {{FHL|19582|item|disp=FHL book 977.4 V37h}}<nowiki>: Har-Al, 1979. (FHL book 977.4 V37h.)</nowiki>
  
The Place Search of the Family History Library Catalog lists more of these records under:  
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*A county-by-county list of cemetery record transcripts available at the Family History Library is:
  
MICHIGAN - CEMETERIES
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::The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Family History Library. ''Index to United States Cemeteries''. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1988. {{FHL|613269|item|disp=FHL film 1206468–94}}.) Film 1206477 includes Michigan and Minnesota.
  
MICHIGAN, [COUNTY] - CEMETERIES
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==== Family History Library Resources  ====
  
MICHIGAN, [COUNTY], [TOWN] - CEMETERIES
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To find additional cemetery sources in the Family History Library Catalog, use the [[Family History Library Catalog Place Search|Place-Names Search function]]. For example:
  
=== Web Sites  ===
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:1. Access the Family History Library Catalog
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:2. Type the word "Illinois" in the place-names search; then click, Search.
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:3. Locate the topic, Cemetery
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:4. OR, type in a county in Illinois in the place-names search; then click, Search
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:5. Locate the topic, Cemetery.
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:6. To explore each cemetery title, click on the highlighted blue title.
  
http://www.interment.net/us/mi/index.htm
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MICHIGAN, CEMETERIES<br>MICHIGAN, [Name of County]- CEMETERIES<br>MICHIGAN, [Name of County], [Name of Town]- CEMETERIES
  
http://www.rootsweb.com/~migenweb/cemetery1.htm
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==== Veteran Cemetery Records  ====
  
http://www.distantcousin.com/States/MI.html
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The Family History Library and the Grand Rapids Public Library, 60 Library Plaza NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-3093, have microfilm copies of three card indexes to veterans buried in Michigan:
  
http://www.michlist.com
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*Grand Army of the Republic (Michigan). ''Cemetery Index, 1800s–1900s''. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1976. (Family History Library {{FHL|294607|item|disp=FHL films 1002419–21}}.) Arranged alphabetically by surname.
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*Grand Rapids (Michigan). Public Library. ''Cemetery Records of Michigan Soldiers, 1770–1930''. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1976. (Family History Library {{FHL|251258|item|disp=FHL films 1002021–23}}.) Arranged alphabetically by surname.
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*Michigan. Civil War Centennial Observance Commission. Committee on Civil War Grave Registration. ''Civil War Graves Registration Index Cards, ca. 1861–1930''. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1994. {{FHL|710418|item|disp=FHL film 1955405 (first of 22 films.}}
  
[[Category:Michigan]]
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==== Web Sites  ====
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/ Findagrave.com]
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*[http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~graveyards/ Michigan Graveyards]
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*[http://www.interment.net/us/mi/index.htm Interment.net]
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*[http://www.migenweb.net/cemetery1.htm MIGenWeb Project's Cemeteries]
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*[http://michigan-genealogy.com/Michigan-Cemetery-Records.htm Michigan Cemetery Records] (Michigan Genealogy)&nbsp;Cemetery inscriptions online organized by county and city
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/search/ BillionGraves.com]<br>
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[[Category:Michigan|Cemeteries]]

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United StatesGotoarrow.png Michigan Gotoarrow.png Cemeteries

Copies of many tombstone inscriptions, especially for the southern part of Michigan, have been acquired by the Family History Library, the Library of Michigan, and the Detroit Public Library's Burton Historical Collection.

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Cemetery Directories

  • The Michigan Cemetery Sources web site represents a compilation of published cemetery transcriptions located at the Library of Michigan and links to Michigan cemetery websites. This database also identifies the location of over 3,700 cemeteries in Michigan. It is NOT intended to include a list of personal names.
  • The following is a directory of cemeteries and transcriptions available at the Library of Michigan:
Har-Al, Inc. Michigan Cemetery Compendium. Spring Arbor, Michigan. Family History Library FHL book 977.4 V37h: Har-Al, 1979. (FHL book 977.4 V37h.)
  • A county-by-county list of cemetery record transcripts available at the Family History Library is:
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Family History Library. Index to United States Cemeteries. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1988. FHL film 1206468–94.) Film 1206477 includes Michigan and Minnesota.

Family History Library Resources

To find additional cemetery sources in the Family History Library Catalog, use the Place-Names Search function. For example:

1. Access the Family History Library Catalog
2. Type the word "Illinois" in the place-names search; then click, Search.
3. Locate the topic, Cemetery
4. OR, type in a county in Illinois in the place-names search; then click, Search
5. Locate the topic, Cemetery.
6. To explore each cemetery title, click on the highlighted blue title.

MICHIGAN, CEMETERIES
MICHIGAN, [Name of County]- CEMETERIES
MICHIGAN, [Name of County], [Name of Town]- CEMETERIES

Veteran Cemetery Records

The Family History Library and the Grand Rapids Public Library, 60 Library Plaza NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503-3093, have microfilm copies of three card indexes to veterans buried in Michigan:

  • Grand Army of the Republic (Michigan). Cemetery Index, 1800s–1900s. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1976. (Family History Library FHL films 1002419–21.) Arranged alphabetically by surname.
  • Grand Rapids (Michigan). Public Library. Cemetery Records of Michigan Soldiers, 1770–1930. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1976. (Family History Library FHL films 1002021–23.) Arranged alphabetically by surname.
  • Michigan. Civil War Centennial Observance Commission. Committee on Civil War Grave Registration. Civil War Graves Registration Index Cards, ca. 1861–1930. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1994. FHL film 1955405 (first of 22 films.

Web Sites