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Welcome to the
St. Joseph County, MI
USGenWeb Homepage!

Hi, my name is Denise Frederick and I am the co-ordinator for the St. Joseph County USGenWeb pages. Although I would like to help with your personal research for your St Joseph County, MI ancestor, I am unable to. My volunteer job as a County Co-ordinator is to design and maintain this webpage. However, if you would like some ideas for your St Joseph Co., MI genealogical research, please click here. If you would like to contribute information to these pages or know of other appropriate links, please email me and let me know.

The pages represented on this entire website may be freely linked to but not copied, under any circumstances, without my express permission... Denise

Click on one of the links below to access more information.

New Items

Atlas Including Land Owner information.







History Including County Clerk information.


Libraries Including GenSoc information.







Old Queries
& Surname Lists



A website of links
and tips for those researchers that
are touched by Adoption.

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    you will find the Langley Covered Bridge near Centreville, the county seat. Built in 1887, it spans St. Joseph River about 3 miles north of the village of Centreville. It is the largest covered bridge in Michigan with 3 spans each 94 feet in length, 16 feet high and 19 feet wide.
    Picture of the Langley Covered Bridge

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    Visiting this website has now been made easier by using the Search Engine to the left. However, there are now over 11,000 obituaries that are available for viewing but not accessable through this search engine. Click on this obituary link to access the obituary listings. Good luck with your research... Denise

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    St Joseph County's neighboring counties

    Many of the counties that surround St Joseph Co., MI will sometimes hold records of your ancestors. For instance, an ancestor that lived in St Joseph County might have done business in Branch Co., MI to the East or they might have traveled to Cass Co., MI to the West for legal matters. Perhaps a family member went to visit someone in Calhoun Co., MI to the NE or Kalamazoo Co., MI to the North and unexpectedly died. A family might have had an extended visit with relatives in VanBuren Co., MI to the NW and a birth might have ocurred. Or, by chance, an ancestor might have *run away* to get married and traveled across the state border to neighboring Elkhart Co., IN to the SW or LaGrange Co., IN to the SE. It's so important to check into the records of the neighboring counties... who knows what you might discover!!!

    Mailing Lists... Click on the version of the mailing list that you want to subscribe to, then write just the single word "subscribe" in the body of the message. That's all.

    • Regular Mode MISTJOSE-L A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in St. Joseph County, Michigan.

    • Digest Mode MISTJOSE-D
    • Regular Mode MIBERRIE-L A mailing list for anyone with a genealogical interest in Berrien County, Michigan.
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    Although I would like to help you with your research, I 'm am unable to due to time constaints. However, if you would like some ideas for your St Joseph Co., MI genealogical research, please click here.
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