Michigan Directories

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Resources for Michigan Directories[edit | edit source]

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

Libraries and Archives[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

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

Web Sites[edit | edit source]