Michigan Death Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)/Known Issues
| This page was created by FamilySearch Historical Records personnel. It details problems identified within this collection and answers to those problems.
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Question #1: When I searched from the home page (https://familysearch.org ), I found some Michigan death search results included in the Missouri Deaths and Burials, 1867-1976 collection. Is this a correct death location?
Answer #1: Additional death records for Michigan can be found by searching the Missouri Deaths and Burials, 1867-1876 collection. This resulted when some stray records were extracted from cards which contained both Michigan and Missouri deaths. These records are currently not found in any other Michigan collection.
Question #2: Some record detail pages have messaging that states “No image available.” How can I view these images?
Answer #2: Available on the record detail page is a Film Number that you can look up in the Catalog and order for viewing at a FamilySearch Center by clicking on Ordering Microfilm or Microfiche. It would seem that not all of the microfilms were digitized.
Question #3: When I am browsing, the left-side of Page 3 (image 105) is followed by the right-side of Page 62 (image 106). How can I sort these pages out?
Answer #3: There are several known instances of this occurrence of mismatched pages (left and right sides are out-of-sequence):
- The left-side of Page 3 is viewed on Image 105; the right-side of Page 3 can be viewed on Image 1.
- The left-side of Page 135 is viewed on Image 705; the right-side of Page 135 can be viewed on Image 901.
- The left-side of Page 260 is viewed on Image 900; the right-side of Page 260 can be viewed on Image 706.
The microfilm does not have this same out-of-sequence problem found online. Available on the record detail page is a Film Number that you can look up in the Catalog and order for viewing at a FamilySearch Center by clicking on Ordering Microfilm or Microfiche.
If you encounter additional problems with this collection, feel free to report them at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the following information:
- If searching a specific collection: please include the name of the collection; include all search criteria used, including name, event, dates and places.
- If browsing this collection: please include the full path you followed to where the problem occurred. The browse path is located above the Image viewer window. For example: Michigan, Deaths, 1867-1897 > 4207816 > Image 1468 of 1495.
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