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''[[United States|United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[United States Directories|United States Directories]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Michigan|Michigan]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'''''Michigan Directories'''
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''[[United States|United States]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[United States Directories|United States Directories]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Michigan|Michigan]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Michigan_Directories|Directories]]''  
  
Directories of heads of households have been published for major cities in Michigan. For example, the Family History Library has the following:
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== Resources for Michigan Directories  ==
  
=== Detroit  ===
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Detroit directories from 1887 through 1915 may list the name and death date of individuals who died during the preceding year.
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=== Libraries and Archives  ===
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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 "[[Michigan Periodicals|Periodicals]]" page.
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=== Directories Online  ===
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Fold3.com ($) has [http://www.fold3.com/title_71/city_directories_detroit/ Detroit City Directories 1861-1923] available online.
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Ancestry.com ($) has Michigan directories available online in its [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1540 U.S. City Directories] collection.
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=== The Family History Library ===
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The Family History Library has the following:
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'''Detroit'''
  
 
1856-1935 on 72 Family History Library films; 46 microfiche  
 
1856-1935 on 72 Family History Library films; 46 microfiche  
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Detroit directories from 1887 through 1915 may list the name and death date of individuals who died during the preceding year.  
 
Detroit directories from 1887 through 1915 may list the name and death date of individuals who died during the preceding year.  
  
=== Grand Rapids ===
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<br> '''Grand Rapids'''
  
 
1856-1936on 36 Family History Library films; 4 microfiche  
 
1856-1936on 36 Family History Library films; 4 microfiche  
  
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 "[[Michigan Periodicals|Periodicals]]" page.
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=== Web Sites  ===
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== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*[http://www.distantcousin.com/Directories/MI/ Michigan Directories Distant Cousin]  
 
*[http://www.distantcousin.com/Directories/MI/ Michigan Directories Distant Cousin]  
*[http://www.uscitydirectories.com/mi.htm US City Directories] This web site identifies printed, microfilmed, and online directories and their repositories.
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*[http://www.uscitydirectories.com/mi.htm US City Directories] This web site identifies printed, microfilmed, and online directories and their repositories.  
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*[http://www.michigan.gov/mde/0,4615,7-140-54504_18635_51181-117864--,00.html City Directories in Genealogical Research]
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{{Michigan|Michigan}} {{U.S. Directories}}
  
 
[[Category:Michigan|Directories]] [[Category:Record_Types_of_the_United_States]]
 
[[Category:Michigan|Directories]] [[Category:Record_Types_of_the_United_States]]

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Resources for Michigan Directories

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

Libraries and Archives

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

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

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