Michigan Probate Records - FamilySearch Historical Records/Known Issues

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Notes[edit | edit source]

NOTE: For a way to determine what digital records are likely to be found within a collection or how to find missing images elsewhere, see Article 56000, Using Film Notes in the Catalog to determine the content of a final waypoint in Historical Records .

NOTE: Most missing records are available on microfilm which can be viewed at the Family History Library or some FamilySearch Centers.

NOTE: Many films are not available online either because they have yet to be digitized or the rights to view the images are restricted by the record custodian.

Known Issues[edit | edit source]

Question 1[edit | edit source]

Question 1: Sometimes I get a message “Image not Available” for some of the records even when I am signed in. How can I view these records?
Answer 1: Whenever possible, FamilySearch makes images available for all users. However, ultimate rights to view images on our website are granted by the record custodians. FamilySearch respects and strives to adhere to all privacy laws respective to preserving and providing access to genealogical records in its collections. The microfilms are available for viewing at the Family History Library or some FamilySearch Centers.