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Genealogy Resources

Great web resources for genealogical records.

Links to Useful Genealogy Sites

Seeking Michigan - This website is run by the State of Michigan and contains death certificates from 1897-1920, as well as historical maps, photographs and documents.

Find a Grave - Contains millions of user-added grave photos and documentation (including most of Chesaning Township's Wildwood Cemetery), also contains grave information on thousands of famous people across the world.

Veteran Grave Site Locator - Search for burial locations of veterans and their family members in VA National Cemeteries, state veterans cemeteries, various other military and Department of Interior cemeteries, and for veterans buried in private cemeteries when the grave is marked with a government grave marker.

Cyndi's List - 282,000+ links for family history!

Geni.com - A FREE resource to create your family tree.

Upcoming Events
Writing Your First (or second, or third) novel - Useful tools and ideas for developing characters and scenes. Sep 13, 2018 06:00 PM (US/Eastern) — River Rapids District Library
In Stitches - knitting group Sep 14, 2018 06:00 PM (US/Eastern)
Library Board of Directors Meeting Sep 19, 2018 06:00 PM (US/Eastern)
Book Discussion Group Sep 19, 2018 07:00 PM (US/Eastern)
Movie Day Oct 06, 2018 11:00 AM (US/Eastern)
Writing Your First (or second, or third) novel - Preparing your Manuscript to Self Publish at Createspace. Oct 11, 2018 06:00 PM (US/Eastern) — River Rapids District Library
In Stitches - knitting group Oct 12, 2018 06:00 PM (US/Eastern)
Library Board of Directors Meeting Oct 17, 2018 06:00 PM (US/Eastern)
Book Discussion Group Oct 17, 2018 07:00 PM (US/Eastern)
National Novel Writing Month 'Come Write In' at the Library Nov 01, 2018 06:00 PM (US/Eastern) — River Rapids District Library