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Michigan Genealogy Research Network

The following Michigan genealogical societies and professional genealogists will provide genealogical research services for a fee. This compilation does not constitute an endorsement for the organizations or individuals listed below. In addition, the Library of Michigan assumes no responsibility whatsoever for accuracy, promptness or fees charged. Additional professional researchers may be located by searching the Association of Professional Genealogists Directory.

Genealogical and Historical Societies

Alcona and Iosco counties
Huron Shores Genealogical Society
c/o Robert J Parks Public Library
6010 N. Skeel Ave
Oscoda, MI 48750

Allegan County
Then and Now Historical and Genealogical Society of Eastern Allegan County
1807 142nd St.
P.O. Box 389
Dorr, MI 49323

Alcona, Alpena, Montmorency and Presque Isle counties
Northeast Michigan Genealogical Society
c/o Jesse Besser Museum
491 Johnson St.
Alpena, MI 49707

Berrien and Cass counties
Four Flags Area Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 414
Niles, MI 49120-0414

Cheboygan County
Cheboygan County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 51
Cheboygan, MI 49721

Clinton County
Genealogists of Clinton County Historical Society
P.O. Box 23
St. Johns, MI 48879

Delta County
Delta County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 442
Escanaba, MI 49829-0442

Detroit Society for Genealogical Research Inc.
Research Chairman
c/o Burton Historical Collection
Detroit Public Library
5201 Woodward Ave.
Detroit, MI 48202

Farmington Genealogical Society
Farmington Library
23500 Liberty
Farmington Hills, MI 48335-3570

Flint Genealogical Society
Box 1217
Flint, MI 48501-1217

French Canadian
French Canadian Heritage Society of Michigan
c/o Burton Historical Collection
Detroit Public Library
5201 Woodward Ave.
Detroit, MI 48202

Gaylord Fact-Finders Genealogical Society
Box 1524
Gaylord, MI 49734

Grand Traverse Area
Grand Traverse Area Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 2015
Traverse City, MI 49685

Gratiot County
Gratiot County Historical and Genealogical Society
228 W. Center St.
Ithaca, MI 48847

Holland Genealogical Society
Attn: Marie Zingle
c/o Herrick Public Library
300 S. River Ave.
Holland, MI 49423

Houghton County
Houghton County Historical Society
53102 Hwy M-26 P.O. Box 127
Lake Linden, MI 49945

Huron County
Huron County Genealogical Society
PO Box 321004
Flint, Michigan 48532

Ionia County
Ionia County Genealogical Society
c/o Pamela Swiler
13051 Ainsworth Road, Route 3
Ionia, MI 48846

Jackson County
Jackson County Genealogical Society
c/o Jackson District Library
244 W. Michigan Ave.
Jackson, MI 49201-2275

Kalamazoo Valley Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 3236
Kalamazoo, MI 49003-8335

Lapeer County
Lapeer County Genealogical Society
c/o Marguerite de Angeli Library
921 W. Nepessing St.
Lapeer, MI 48446-1872

Lenawee County
Lenawee County Family Researchers
P.O. Box 623
Adrian, MI 49221

Livingston County
Livingston County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 1073
Howell, MI 48844-1073

Macomb County
Macomb County Genealogy Group
c/o Mt. Clemens Public Library
150 Cass Ave.
Mt. Clemens, MI 48043-2222

Marquette County
Marquette County Historical Society
John M. Longyear Research Library
213 N. Front St.
Marquette, MI 49855

Mid-Michigan Genealogical Society
PO Box 16033
Lansing, MI 48901

Midland Genealogical Society
c/o Grace A. Dow Memorial Library
1710 W. St. Andrews Road
Midland, MI 48640

Monroe County
Historical Society of Bedford
Caroline Newman, President
1430 Granby Road
Temperance, MI 48182

Muskegon County
Muskegon County Genealogical Society
c/o Hackley Public Library
316 W. Webster Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49440-1281

Newaygo County
Newaygo County Society of History and Genealogy
P.O. Box 65
Newaygo, MI 49337

Northville Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 932
Northville, MI 48167-0932

Oakland County
Oakland County Genealogical Society
Attn: Research Chairman
P.O. Box 1094
Birmingham, MI 48012
(Look ups in their own publications only)

Oceana County
Oceana County Historical and Genealogical Society
114 Dryden
Hart, MI 49420-1105

Roscommon County
Roscommon County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 983
Prudenville, MI 48651-9649

Saginaw Genealogical Society Inc.
PO Box 6584
Saginaw, MI 48608-6584

St. Clair County
St. Clair County Family History Group
P. O. Box 611483
Port Huron, MI 48061-1483

Sanilac County
Sanilac County Historical Museum
Archive Room
228 N. Ridge St.
Port Sanilac, MI 48469-0158

Shiawassee County
Shiawassee County Genealogical Society
Attn: Mrs. Robert Couzynse
P.O. Box 841
Owosso, MI 48867-0841

Washtenaw County
Genealogical Society of Washtenaw County
P.O. Box 7155
Ann Arbor, MI 48107-7155

Wayne County
Downriver Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 476
Lincoln Park, MI 48146

West Michigan
Western Michigan Genealogical Society
Attn: Search Committee
Grand Rapids Public Library
60 Library Plaza
Grand Rapids, MI 49503-3093

Wexford Genealogy Organization
601 Chestnut Street, Suite B
Cadillac, MI 49601

Professional Researchers

Arenac, Bay, Huron and Saginaw counties
Jeanne S. White
2901 Evergreen Drive
Bay City, MI 48706-5306

Calhoun County
Verla Potts
601 A 181/2 Mile Road
Marshall, MI 49068-9357

Cass County
Jesse Lasorda
3116 Trappers Cove Trail
Apartment 1 B
Lansing, MI 48910

Genesee County
James Knirs
Untangled roots

Huron County
Diana M. Hebner
PO Box 158
Marysville, MI 48040-0158

James Knirs
Untangled Roots

Hillsdale County
Betty Peters
3680 Blackbridge Road
Osseo, MI 49266-9511

Ingham County
Jeffrey T. Banas
900 Long Blvd., Suite 489
Lansing, MI 48911

Betty Childs Klaviter
3028 Baywater Drive
Lansing, MI 48911

Ginger Ogilvie
Keep Family History Services
East Lansing, Michigan

Bethany Waterbury
Ancestor Hound Research
1647 Woodside Drive
East Lansing, MI 48823

Kalamazoo County
Kalamazoo Valley Genealogical Society
Attn: Research Chair
P.O. Box 3236
Kalamazoo, MI 49003-8335

Kent County
Shirley M. DeBoer, CG
2690 Hylane Ct. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49505-3973

Lapeer County
James Knirs
Untangled roots

Livingston County
Karen Olszeski
674 Chicago Drive
Howell, MI 48843

Macomb County
Carol Bogan
32900 Kelly, #203
Roseville, MI 48066

Michigan - General

Laurie Hermance-Moore, AG
Heritage Bridge Genealogy
4921 Stoney View Ct.
Columbus, OH 43231

James Knirs
Untangled roots

Ginger Ogilvie
Keep Family History Services
East Lansing, Michigan

Melissa Tennant Rzepczynski
Branch Discoveries

Jamie Wasilchenko
Shifting Sands Genealogy

Katherine R. Willson
Genealogical researcher, educator, speaker & author
1101 Blackhawk Trail
Dexter, MI  48130-8434
Phone 734-546-2360

Midland County
Ralph E. Hillman, CGRS
600 Lakeside Circle
Midland, MI 48640

Oakland County
James D. Grey
30100 Telegraph Road, Suite 308
Bingham Farms, MI 48025-4517

M. Karvoski, MBA
Ancestral Branches
P.O. Box 362
Hamburg, PA 19526

Karen Krugman
P.O. Box 250434
Franklin, MI 48025

Shannon Moore
2636 Bonita Dr
Waterford, MI

Betty P. Starkman
1260 Stuyvessant Road
Birmingham, MI 48301

Oceana County
Betty Driscoll
2231 W. East Hills Drive
New Era, MI 49446

Ottawa County
Luann Hughes DeVries
9426 Perry St.
Zeeland, MI 49464

Sanilac County
Mary Lou Bacon
216 East Reid Road
Grand Blanc, MI 48439-1212

Southeastern Michigan and Ontario
Carol Bogan
32900 Kelly, #203
Roseville, MI 48066

Hugh Curtis
14341 Woodmont Road
Detroit, MI 48227-1370

David E. Irwin
PO Box 7746
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302

Ruth McMahon AG
8283 Beacon Lane
Northville, MI 48167-9469

Craig Rice
363 Bennington Ct.
Saline, MI 48176

Richard A. Steele, M. Ed., MA
P.O. Box 3193
Farmington Hills, MI 48333-3193

Jan E. Tripp, CGRS
3260 Bluett Road
Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105

Southwestern Michigan

Conrad L. Burton
43779 Valley Road
Decatur, MI 49045

Amelia B. Castle
26662 Corwin Road
Dowagiac, MI 49047

Carole Kiernan
P.O. Box 81
Watervliet, MI 49098

C. Robert Secrist
9559 Firefly Ave.
Galesburg, MI 49053-9721

Karla Weidner
255 North Street
Sturgis, MI 49091

Tuscola County
James Knirs
Untangled roots

Upper Peninsula
Florence T. "Alex" Meron, CGRS
103 N. Third St.
Manistique, MI 49854-1018

Upstate New York
William T. Ruddock
4385 Alderwood Drive
Okemos, MI 48864

Washtenaw County
Juanita Curley
7191 Angle Road
Northville, MI 48167-9413

Mary Henderson
Genetic Genealogy Research, LLC
1416 Brooklyn Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Gayle S. Saini
2040 Churchill Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48103-6007

Katherine R. Willson
Genealogical researcher, educator, speaker & author
1101 Blackhawk Trail
Dexter, MI  48130-8434
Phone 734-546-2360

West Michigan
Jane A. Schapka
West Michigan Genealogy Plus
1713 Ruddiman Drive
N Muskegon, MI 49445

Jamie Wasilchenko
Shifting Sands Genealogy

Updated 5/7/2024