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My name is Norman M. Vance. I am the person responsible for coordinating this Manistee County, Michigan page. If you would like to contribute your genealogical or historical information, enter it on the appropriate boards below, or contact me at

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contact State Coordinators Bonnie McVicar-Briggs, Lesley Moss, or Sondra Higbee .

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The National VETERANS Registry
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View Queries Received Before June, 1998 Here.

View Queries Received in 1997 Here.

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View Surnames Submitted Before June, 1998.

Enter & View New BIOGRAPHIES Here.

View Biographies Received Before June, 1998 Here.

Enter & View New OBITUARIES Here.

View Obituaries Received Before June, 1998 Here.

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Manistee Co. MARRIAGE INDEX - early 1800's to present - Online and Searchable!!

Thousands of links to online obituaries, marriage, birth, and death notices, and cemetery inscriptions, arranged by state and county and Canadian province. Thanks to Bill Cribbs.

Obituary Archive Search Engine. Keyword search through over 290,000 obituaries online, plus linksto many other obituary search engines to assist in finding surnames. Thanks to Bill Cribbs.

Township Histories prior to 1900 - Information & Names !!

History of Arcadia website -- thanks to Lyle Matteson.Use the Back Button to return to this site.

Manistee Cemeteries -- read and online!!

Antique Photo Postcards of Manistee.

1870 Michigan Census -- Online & Searchable!!

Manistee Co. County Clerks Office (Genealogical Info.).

Additional Histories for Colfax, Cleon, & Marilla Townships prior to 1900 - Information & Names !!

Manistee, The Victorian Port City - a history .

Manistee County Historical Society & nearest LDS Center info.

Ludington Daily News.--Daily Obituaries and archive file.

ROOTS-L List of Michigan Genealogy Resources.--Provided by ROOTS-L,
--- surname searchable, lots of links, *very* comprehensive site.

Social Security Death Index --search for SS numbers.

Genealogical Death Index System, Michigan--searchable.

Michigan County Clerks GENEALOGY Directory.

Map of Michigan showing ALL Counties.

Manistee County On-Line - Homepage.

Excellent Genealogy Sites -- recommended for their fine content.

American War Page -- lots of info here, historical, genealogical, NAMES.

Search Engines galore -- all you will ever need.

J.A.G. (Georges) Picavet-- Waasland -- page of immigrants from Belgium

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Please send email if any links do not work for you...thank you. Norm Vance