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State genealogical and historical societies may have records and services to help with research. The following are important genealogical societies in Michigan:

Detroit Society for Genealogical Research (DSGR)
C/O Burton Historical Collection
5201 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48202

Michigan Genealogical Council
P.O. Box 80953
Lansing, MI 48908-0953

The Michigan Genealogical Council acts as a coordinating body for genealogical societies in 83 counties. The Council maintains a list of all the societies along with their contact information and links to their websites. See Michigan Genealogical and Historical Societies.

Western Michigan Genealogical Society Online

French-Canadian Heritage Society of Michigan

Jewish Genealogical Society of Michigan

Michigan Oral History Association

Oakland County Genealogical Society

Polish Genealogical Society of Michigan


Michigan GenWeb Genealogical Societies in Michigan by County.


State-wide societies:

African-American
  • Fred Hart Williams Genealogical Society

c/o Burton Historical Collection, DPL
5201 Woodward Avenue
Detroit MI 48202-4007
Publication is Fred Hart Williams Genealogical Society News published twice a year
Located in Wayne County
MGC Member of Michigan Genealogical Council

Post Office Box 22203
Lansing MI 48909-2203

Publication is Newsletter published quarterly
Member of Michigan Genealogical Council

Cornish
  • Cornish Connection Of Lower Michigan

8494 Wesley Drive
Flushing, MI 48433

Dutch

Dutch Joint Archives

Finnish
Flemish
French-Canadian (includes Acadian, Cajun and Metis)

Post Office Box 1900
Royal Oak MI 48068-1900
Publication is Michigan's Habitat Heritage published quarterly
Located in Oakland County

MGC Member of Michigan Genealogical Council

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Irish

c/o Gaelic League/Irish American Club
2068 Michigan Avenue
Detroit MI 48216-1303
Publication is Irish Tree published nine times a year
Located in Wayne County
MGC Member of Michigan Genealogical Council


Wayne County Irish Society

31975 Cowan
Westland 48185

Italian
  • Americans Of Italian Origin Society

18336 Lister E.
Detroit 48021

Jewish

PO Box 251693
West Bloomfield MI 48325-1693
Publication is Generations published quarterly
Located in Oakland County
MGC Member of Michigan Genealogical Council

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Michigan Oral History Organization
Polish

c/o Burton Collection
5201 Woodward Avenue
Detroit MI 48202-4007
Publication is The Polish Eaglet published three times a year
Located in Wayne County
MGC Member of Michigan Genealogical Council

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P.O. Box 1844
Grand Rapids 49501

  • Detroit (West Side) Polish American Historical Society
Scottish
  • The St. Andrew's Society of Detroit

2360 Rochester Ct
Troy Mi 48083
Phone:(248) 526-1849
Fax:(248) 528-1477
Contact: kilgour@detroitscots.com

Anishnawbe (Chippewa / Ojibwe, Ottawa / Odawa, Potawatomi Indians)
  • A starting point for doing Ottawa/Odawa Indian genealogy research - Ottawa Indians

Michigan Oral History Association


Websites

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