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Local History

The following documents from SDL's collection have been digitized and may be viewed online in searchable PDF format.

Genealogy Internet Resources

Seeking Michigan - digitized primary source documents, maps, films, images, oral histories and artifacts. MI death records 1897 - 1920. More than 100,000 pages of Civil War documents; 10,000 photographs; a variety of Michigan sheet music; a section about Michigan's 44 past governors; Works Progress Administration data (circa 1936-1942) about land and buildings throughout rural Michigan; and oral histories with notable Michigan residents. And much more.

  Cemetery Records


Deeds and Land Records

Genealogy Sites


  • Obits Archive - the largest and most comprehensive collection of newspaper obituaries and death notices in the US.

Sanilac County

Ships & Passenger Lists

Vital Records