Michigan Genealogical publications (magazines, newsletters, periodicals, books, etc.) contain all sorts of worthwhile facts regarding specific ancestors, entire lineages and families, places in time, and regarding every type of genealogical records and repositories. They enable you to uncover a abundance of information and facts about your ancestors from many historical newspapers, magazines, and other periodicals. These different kinds of sources can frequently bolster public records and give information and facts that is not recorded anywhere else. Here, you can discover a lot more regarding your ancestor’s potential every day activities by setting them in the circumstance of their time.
The first newspaper in Michigan was the Michigan Essay or Impartial Observer. Only one edition of it was ever published. That edition was published on August 31, 1809 in Detroit. The Detroit Gazette began continuous publication in July, 1817. The last page of the Detroit Gazette included printings of important articles in French. Many Michigan newspapers have been placed on microfilm and are available at the Library of Michigan. They are also available through inter-library loan programs. Large collections of newspapers from Michigan can also be found at the Detroit Public Library and in Ann Arbor at the Bentley Historical Library.
Newspapers – Michigan newspapers can offer all types of evidence about historical events, local history, court and legal notices, obituaries, and a lot more.