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Genealogy & Local History Resources

Materials to help you learn about the history of the Unionville-Sebewaing area and the families who built it.
  • Local History Resources

    Here are some of the great resources we offer in the library to help you research the history of Unionville and the people who lived here.

    Library Resources for Local History:

    • "125 Years of Family Life & Progress in Unionville: 1870-2004"

    This book is also available in the library for purchase ($5)iii

    • "Sebewaing 150: Sebewaing Township 1853-2003"

    This book is also available in the library for purchase ($15)

    • Local Family Histories
    • Historical Photographs of Unionville and Ashmore

    Access Historical Photo Gallery here

  • Genealogy Resources

    Online Resources:

    • Cyndi's List

    www.cyndislist.com

    This is a good starting place to see what’s out there in the world of genealogy.

    • Family Search

    www.familysearch.org

    This resource is through the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.  On the map on the homepage, choose the United States and then Michigan to get sources specific to our area.

    • Michigan County Histories & Atlases

    www.quod.lib.umich.edu/m/micounty

    • Seeking Michigan

    www.seekingmichigan.org

    This is the digital platform for the Archives of Michigan.

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     Archives of Michigan Resources:

    The Archives of Michigan in Lansing provides a wealth of genealogical and local history information.  Some resources are available online through www.seekingmichigan.org, but many others are only available in print format at the Archives.  Some examples of the types of records held at the Archives include:

    • Naturalization Records
    • Prison Records
    • Probate Records
    • WWI Records of Service
    • Tax Rolls
    • Property Inventories
  • Historical Photo Gallery

    Digital photographs of historical Unionville and Ashmore from Columbia Township Library local history collection.

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  • Unionville Yearbook Gallery

    Digitized yearbooks from Unionville Community School: 1952-1972

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