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American Ancestors
Gigantic list of genealogical links arranged by subject, updated frequently.

Ancestry Library Edition
(Only available in the library) A large and growing collection of databases for genealogical research including census, immigration, military and vital records.

Biography and Genealogy Master Index
Best place to begin a search for information about people.

Castle Garden
This free site offers information on 11 million immigrants from 1820 through 1892, the year Ellis Island opened.

Cyndi's List
Gigantic list of genealogical links arranged by subject, updated frequently.

Find A Grave
Search over 107 million grave records.

Heritage Quest Online
(Requires your library card number) Growing collection combining over 25,000 searchable family and local histories with wonderful digitized images from U.S. census 1790-1930.

Latter Day Saints Family History Resources
Records span billions of names accross hundreds of collections.

MeL Michigana

Digitized local history resources.

Michigan Cemetery Sources
A compilation of published cemetery transcriptions and links to Michigan cemetery websites.

Michigan Death Certificates 
This collection consists of nearly one million death records created between 1897 and 1920.
MI Gen Web
Great starting place for MI online research.

National Genealogical Society
A non-profit organization founded in 1903, the NGS is the premier national society; website includes sources for research assistance and learning resources for all levels of genealogical research.

Oakland County Genealogy Resources
Oakland County Research Library’s collection of local genealogy sources including the Oakland County Historical Resources database.

Online Obituaries
For obituaries and memorial sites, including Oakland Press Obituaries.

Rootsweb
Free genealogy site supported by Ancestry.com.

Seeking Michigan
Explore Michigan’s past and present.

Statue of Liberty/Ellis Island Foundation
Register free and search passenger records.

U.S. Gen Web
Large, free site created by volunteer genealogists across the country; organized by state and county.

VA National Cemetery Administration
Search for burial locations in most of the 120 national VA cemeteries with the Nationwide Gravesite Locator.