- St. Joseph County City Directories
Shannon Flewelling is willing to do look-ups in the following city directories. When requesting a look-up put "City Directory Look-up" and the year in the subject line:
Luedder’s Three Rivers Michigan City Directory 1944
Luedder’s Three Rivers Michigan City Directory 1952
Luedder’s – Johnson Three Rivers Michigan City Directory 1954
Johnson’s Three Rivers City Directory 1962
Robinson’s 1967 Rural Directory, St. Joseph County, Michigan
Robinson’s 1973 Rural Directory, St. Joseph County, Michigan
- Sally Gave
Sally will do look-ups in the following resources. When requesting a look-up, please place the name of the resource in the subject line:
Map of St. Joseph Co. MI 1858
Map of St. Joseph Co. MI 1897
Plat Bk. of St. Joseph Co. MI Owners 1973
1827 - 1877, History of St. Joseph Co. MI with Illustrations
- Barbara Cousins
Barbara will do look-ups in the following:
St. Joseph County Plat Books: 1965
St. Joseph County Plat Books: 1974
St. Joseph County Plat Books: 1984
St. Joseph City/County Directories, 1928
St. Joseph City/County Directories, 1956
St. Joseph City/County Directories, 1961
1873 Township Maps for Leonidas
1873 Township Maps for Mendon
1873 Township Maps for Park
Mendon Before the Fire (1916) by Frances L. Estes
Tombstone Inscriptions of Mendon and Nottawa Townships, 1973, Indexed
- "Parish records of Ivanack, Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Prussia"
Ardis Pierce and Chris Haas are currently looking up records in the parish of Ivanack, Mecklenburg-Schwerin, Prussia. These records include several births, christenings, marriages and deaths in that parish. Ivanack parish covers the towns of: Ivanack, Basepohl, Farenholz, Zolkendorf, Goddin, Crummersee, Klockow, Warkerow, Weitendorf, Grischow and Borgfeld.
Either Ardis or Chris would look up a specific incident if the name and date of event is known. The film numbers are: 0069221 and 0069222 and they are rented under the name of Ardis Pierce at the LDS Family History Center, 1112 N. Drake Rd., Kalamazoo, MI. Anyone can look at these films if they would like to, while they are still on loan.
- "1819 census of the parish of Ivanack, Mecklenburg-Schwerin Prussia."
Ardis Pierce can do a look-up in this census, where many of the early St. Joseph county immigrants originated from. The Ivanack parish included the towns of Basepohl, Ivanack, Farenholz, Zolkendorf, Goddin, Weitendorf, Crummersee, Klockow, Warkenow, Weitendorf, Grischow and Borgfeld. A total of 1,803 residents resided in the parish of Ivanack in 1819. Some of the surnames are: Ahlgrim, Arendt, Arnd, Block, Borgardt, Gilau, Gielow, Gottshalk, Kohagen (which later became Coohon), Muller, Niendorf, Schlorf, plus many others.
- "White Pigeon Township Cemetery Transcriptions"
Sally Morris would be glad to look up an individual or a surname for anyone interested in an ancestor or relative buried in this cemetery. Her office, located at 102 North Kalamazoo Street, White Pigeon, MI 49099, is open Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. Sally's phone number is (616)483-7043. (If research is extensive, such as for multiple surnames, and takes 30 minutes or more, there is a small fee for the service. Otherwise, lookups are free of charge.)
- Mendon, Scott and Dutton cemeteries
A partial listing of those buried in these three cemeteries in St. Joseph Co., MI. Bob King will be happy to check these lists for your ancestors. Please provide full names and dates, if possible.
- Luedder's 1952 Sturgis City Directory
It lists all members of the household, and their occupation (even if they are a student or too young for school), in
addition to the street address. For some, it even lists employers. Address your query to Nancy Nally
- Michigan Death Index
A state wide death index including the years 1867-1882. It's an alphabetical listing of birth, death and additional information. This is now a searchable online index
- World Family Tree CD's
The Family Tree Maker CD's are the World Family Tree CD's. They contain family trees that have been submitted from all over the world. They are indexed to make it easier to locate individuals. You can ask Judy to find out which CD your relative might be on & then ask for a lookup from the CD's located at CD Look-up list
Jack & Marianne Dibean have a CD of Michigan Marriages that cover the late 1800's and some early 1900's. Not all marriages are on the CD.
- Michigan place names
Jack & Marianne Dibean have a book that lists over 5,000 names of cities, towns, villages, etc. We will do a look-up of Michigan towns or cities that you don't know the location of any longer.
- Doug and Peg Adams
We own copies of the 1877 History of St. Joseph Co., MI (reprint, indexed), the 1858 plat book of St. Joseph Co. (indexed) and the 1897 plat book (not indexed). We will do look ups in these and help in any way we can. We also have the 1928 and 1929 Sturgensian (Sturgis High School Year book).
If you have a source that you could offer a look-up in, please let me know and I'll add your information to this list. Contact: Denise Frederick
I would like to thank each and every one of our look-up volunteers, for without them, this website wouldn't be as complete as it is...thanks!
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