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MCGG has created a list of MCGG's Digitized Civil Vital Records — registers and certificates — for the United States. Some are on free websites and some are on pay/subscription websites.

Some of MCGG's favorite links 
These links will take you off of our website.

Local Libraries
our favorite library ... Mount Clemens Public Library  - check out the Genealogy, Local History, and Databases tabs.
Archives of Michigan website, SeekingMichigan 


Local Organizations
Michigan Genealogical Council
Detroit Society for Genealogical Research (DSGR) 
Polish Genealogical Society of Michigan
French Canadian Heritage Society of Michigan
Alexander Macomb Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution


Michigan Related Websites
Don't forget to review our blog posts for other websites and databases that might help your research.  
Macomb County, Michigan GenWeb Site 
Macomb County Michigan Register of Deeds Super Index - free to search but must pay to view documents.
Michigan Record Collections on FamilySearch.org - direct link to the Michigan specific indexes and digitized record collections on FamilySearch.org like Michigan Vital Records from 1867 to various years for birth, marriage and death.
Michigan Digital Newspaper Portal - brought to us by Central Michigan University. Entries indicate whether the newspaper is on a free or pay website.
Bath City Beat's channel on YouTube featuring A Minute of Your Time local history videos.



Cemeteries
Find A Grave - nation-wide and some international
Clinton Grove Cemetery - cemetery is in Clinton Twp, MI. Search using the Genealogy tab (Note: you can enter just a surname.)
Woodmere Cemetery Research - cemetery is in Detroit, MI. This website is run by a private individual and not the cemetery.
Mt. Elliot Cemetery Association - genealogy search page for Mt. Elliot, Mt. Olivet, Resurrection, All Saints and Guardian Angel Cemeteries.
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, National Cemetery Administration, National Gravesite Locator - search for burials in most of the 120 Veterans Administration national cemeteries.
BillionGraves - world-wide but newer website so information varies greatly by location.


United States Related Websites
Bureau of Land Management General Land Office's Federal Land Patent and Warrent Search - use the "Search Documents" tab and then search all federal land patent states at once or each state individually.
USGenWeb Project - content varies by state and county.
National Archives of the United States - the home page.
Chronicling America - digitized newspapers from around the United States. Free website.
FultonHistory's Digitized Newspapers - the free website of a one man operation creating searchable, digitized newspapers from microfilm. Though the primary coverage is New York newspapers, there are some from other states. (This link skips the splash page with the music.)
Ancestor Hunter's United States Online Historical Newspaper Links - blogger Ancestor Hunter keeps a list for all of us of the various digitized newspapers for the United States. You will find the updated lists by state (online historical summaries) further down the page past the lessons, webinars and articles.


Genealogy Tools
Calendar Converter - a variety of calendars. For this website, your browser must have Java.
One-Step Webpages by Stephen "Steve" P. Morse - a tons of tools for searching census, passenger lists, calendar conversions, foreign alphabets, and much more.
Cyndi's List - the online "index" or "directory" of genealogy and history related websites. 


Canadian Related Websites
Library and Archives Canada Ancestor Search - LAC has been digitizing and indexing a lot of different records. Check out the Land Petitions of Upper Canada even if you ancestor was not United Empire Loyalists (UEL.) If your ancestor was in Canada early he may have applied for land under various Acts that were not just for UEL persons. Note: some indexes/databases are not linked together. You search the index (make notes on the film number and location) then go search for the corresponding digitized film to search manually.
Early Canadiana - virtual library. 
CanadaGenWeb - similar to GenWeb for the United States
Canadian County Atlas Digitization Project - map/atlases for just about every county in Ontario.
Ontario Cemetery Finding Aid - an older site that "indexes" cemetery readings created by various branches of the Ontario Genealogical Society. Note: no readings appear here, it is simply a mass index.
Ontario Canadian Headstones - has photos and sometimes transcriptions of the tombstones.
Cemetery Project of CanadaGenWeb - content varies by province, county and township.
Canadian Gravemarker Gallery - content varies by province, county and township.
Archives of Ontario - covers the province of Ontario.
Ontario Genealogical Society - the site of the overall society. It has links to its various branches.
United Empire Loyalists' Association of Canada - organization.
Ontario Digitized Newspapers - free site of searchable, digitized newspapers.
Ancestor Hunter's Canada Online Historical Newspaper Links - blogger Ancestor Hunter keeps a list for all of us of the various digitized newspapers for Canada. You will find the updated lists by province (online historical summaries) further down the page past the lessons, webinars, articles, and United States. 


International Related Websites
WorldGenWeb - similar set up to USGenWeb project.
Discovering English Ancestors - website covers researching ancestors of English origin. Though its intent is for professionals, anyone can learn a lot from this site.
London Lives 1690 to 1800 - search a variety of manuscripts from a variety of archives.
National Archives - of the United Kingdom. Search collections and some digitized records.
Danish National Archives - website.
MFP (Association for Mecklenburg Family and Personal History) - website of a "genealogy society" in Germany. Check the Projekte (Projects) page for the group's Ortsdatenbank (Village Database) to find a village in old Mecklenburg-Schwerin or Mecklenburg-Strelitz. Caution this site is in German but you can use Google translate.
Maps and Gazetteers on the Polish Genealogy Project - direct link to the maps and gazetteers listed on the website.
Villages and Maps on the SGGEE - direct link to the villages and maps page of The Society for German Genealogy in Eastern Europe website. 
  
More links will be added as we find them.
Let us know if any link breaks a.k.a. does not work.