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Phone: 517.997.0666    E-mail: Corresponding Secretary     © 2020 Eaton County Genealogical Society

Library Collections

Newest Additions:
Bellevue Newspapers on microfilm from June 18, 1908 to September 25, 1985

Our Collection Includes...

Telephone books from the 1920's to present.
City & rural directories: starting 1873
Eaton County Cemeteries indexed (some available for purchase)
Bellevue Twp: Riverside, Spaulding
Benton Twp: Pinch, Potterville
Brookfield Twp: Carrier, Fox, Perry, Sowles
Carmel Twp: West Carmel, Millerburg
Chester Twp: Gresham, Needmore
Delta Twp: Delta Center, Delta Hillside
Eaton Rapids Twp: Brickyard, Munger, Bunker, Green, Bentley
Hamlin Twp: Oakwood (King), Rosehill
Kalamo Twp: Cogsdill, Kalamo, Mason, Wilson
Maple Hill Cemetery (in Eaton Twp)
Oneida Twp: Oakwood, Pioneer, Strange, Union
Roxand Twp: Meadow Brook, Moyer
Sunfield Twp: Brown, Freemire, Hager, Sunfield, Welch
Vermontville Twp: Ames (Haner), Patterson, Vermontville, Woodlawn
Walton Twp: Bosworth, Olivet
Windsor Twp: Courter-Pray, Skinner, West Windsor
Collection of microfilmed probate records for 1838 to the late 1870's. The probate index for 1838-1972 on microfilm.
A collection of over 1,000 photographs and many old diaries and journals.
Everton's "Family File - Volume 1"
International Genealogical Index Collection
Eaton County:
Death Index from 1867 to 1970
Death records from 1867 to 1933
Foreign deaths from 1942 to 1960 and 1991 to present
Marriage Index from 1838 to 1967
Marriage records from 1838 to 1937
Marriage Returns 1843-1869
Delayed births, wills & heirs indexes
County court indexes, probate and circuit
Obituary indexes
Surname Card File
Naturalization Index
Pioneer Society Records (indexed)
First Land owners (indexed)
Scrapbook indexes
Family Associations
Home Defense file 1940's
Centennial Family File

A collection of school yearbooks, beginning as early as 1895.
80+ scrapbooks containing old newspaper clippings with the vast majority "all name" indexed by our members and in our Index System.
Federal census for Eaton County on microfilm for the census years 1840 through 1930. Federal census indexes for 1840, 1850 and 1860.
Michigan Surname Index
Michigan Death Index 1867-1882
Michigan Pioneer Historical Collection 1877-1915
State census for Eaton County indexes: 1854, 1933
State census for Eaton County 1845 extracted index
State census for Eaton County: 1845, 1854, 1864, 1874 
Eaton County Mortality schedules for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880.
Collection of miscellaneous military records which includes:
Michigan Soldiers & Sailors in Civil War (indexed)
US Civil War Soldiers Living in MI 1894 (indexed)
1890 Michigan Veterans
Members of GAR Post 40 Photographs 1914 (indexed)
Eaton County Quest (indexed).  This is an Eaton County Genealogical Society publication produced three times a year which features extracted articles from materials in our library as well as articles submitted by members.
Charlotte and Eaton County histories
Past & Present (indexed)
Pioneer History of Eaton County (indexed)
Portrait & Biographical (indexed)
Tales Along Clinton Trail, published 1989
Charlotte The Beautiful (indexed)
Charlotte 1863-1963 (indexed)
Charlotte Sanitarium 1908 (indexed)
Charlotte Sanitarium 1913 (indexed)
The Only Eaton Rapids On Earth (indexed)
1939 Charlotte Health Survey (exterior residence photos)
Burkhead-Green Funeral Home 1885-1947 (indexed)
Pray Funeral Home 1921-1932 (indexed)
Plat Maps
Michigan plat books 1975-1992
Township plat maps: 1860, 1873, 1895, 1913
Township plat map indexes: 1873, 1895, 1913
Eaton Co. Newspapers Vol. 1-3 (excerpts) 1845-1874 (indexed)
Bellevue Newspapers 1908 - 1985 (microfilm)
Charlotte 1857-1900 (microfilm)
Eaton Rapids 1865-1930 (microfilm)
Grand Ledge 1874-1924 (microfilm)
Grand Ledge (excerpts) Vol. 4 - 1875 (index)
Olivet 1885-1939 (microfilm)
Sunfield 1896-1927 (microfilm)
Vermontville 1903-1932 (microfilm)
Many of the original county records are in storage at our facility. This includes probate court, register of deeds and treasurer's records.
Computer CD's: World Family Tree, Social Security Index, 1880 Census