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Resources for Michigan Directories

Detroit directories from 1887 through 1915 may list the name and death date of individuals who died during the preceding year.

Libraries and Archives

The best collection of directories is at the Library of Michigan. A description of their availability and use is in the Summer 1975 issue of Family Trails (see the "Periodicals" page.

Directories Online

Fold3.com ($) has Detroit City Directories 1861-1923 available online.

Ancestry.com ($) has Michigan directories available online in its U.S. City Directories collection.

The Family History Library

The Family History Library has the following:

Detroit

1856-1935 on 72 Family History Library films; 46 microfiche

Detroit directories from 1887 through 1915 may list the name and death date of individuals who died during the preceding year.


Grand Rapids

1856-1936on 36 Family History Library films; 4 microfiche


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