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Guide to '''Michigan ancestry, family history, and genealogy '''birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
==Michigan Information==
Michigan became the 26th state admitted to the Union on January 26, 1837.
==Michigan Information==Michigan became the twenty-sixth state admitted to the Union in January 26, 1837. Michigan was created from Michigan Territory and is located in the Midwestern region of the United States.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Michigan " in Wikipedia: the The Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michigan (accessed 15 March 2016).</ref>  Early settlers included: Delaware, Fox, Menominee, Miami, Odawa (Ottawa), Ojibwe (Chippewa), Potawatomi, and Wyandot (Huron). The French were the first Europeans to explore Michigan, beginning around 1620. In 1668 Jesuit missionary Père Jacques Marquette founded Sault Ste. There are 83 counties in the U.S. state of Michigan.  The State capital is Lansing. <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "List of US States by Date of Admission," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_U.S._states_by_date_of_admission_to_the_Union, accessed 09/18/2016.</ref>
==Getting Started ==
*[http://www.migenweb.net/ MIGenWeb]
*[https://geonames.usgs.gov/apex/f?p=138:1:5707269042885 Geographical Names Information System] - U.S. gazetteer of places, cemeteries and post offices in Michigan .
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==FamilySearch Resources==
Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in researching your family.<br>
*[[Genealogy Help on Facebook|Facebook Communities]] - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
*[https://www.familysearch.org/ask/landing?search=Getting%20Started&show=lessons&message=true Learning Center] - Online genealogy courses
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/location/17?region=United+States+of+America&englishRegion=United+States+of+America Historical Records] - databases and record images on FamilySearch
*[https://familysearch.org/locations/centerlocator?c=Michigan Family History Center locator map]
*[[Genealogy Help on Facebook|Facebook Communities]] - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
*[https://www.familysearch.org/help/helpcenter/learning-center Learning Center] - Online genealogy courses
== Additional Resources ==
*[https://www.michigan.gov/libraryofmichigan/0,9327,7-381-88854_89984---,00.html Archive of Michigan Research Resources]
*[https://www.accessgenealogy.com/michigan-genealogy Access Genealogy] – Genealogy guide for Michigan
*[http://ancestorhunt.com/michigan-genealogy.html Ancestorhunt.com] - resources for Michigan genealogy research
*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/mi/ Cyndi's List] - Michigan genealogy sites on the internet
*[http://genealogytrails.com/mich/ Michigan Genealogy Trails] - collection of transcribed data for the state of Michigan *[https://www.accessgenealogyeverynameindex.com/michigan-genealogy Access Genealogyindex.html Every Name Index] – Genealogy guide for Michigan *[http://www.ancestorhuntgenealogytrails.com/michigan-genealogy.htm Ancestorhunt.commich/ Michigan Genealogy Trails] - resources a collection of transcribed data for Michigan genealogy research*[http://www.raogk.org/michigan-genealogy/ Random Acts the state of Genealogical Kindness] - Guide to Ancestry and Family Tree Records for Michigan
*[http://files.lib.byu.edu/family-history-library/research-outlines/US/Michigan.pdf Michigan Research Outline] – Original Family History Library research outline; contains many out of date links
*[http://www.everynameindex.com/index.html Every Name Index]
*[http://archive.lib.msu.edu/DMC/michStateGovDocsOnline/michStateGovDocsOnline.pdf Michigan State Government Documents: A Researcher’s Guide]
*[http://www.raogk.org/michigan-genealogy/ Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness] - Guide to Ancestry and Family Tree Records for Michigan
 
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