Inventory: Local family genealogies and local Hudson area history. Newspapers, directories,
organizations, church, maps, photographs, school, business, scrapbooks, cemeteries, obituaries, books are
included in the holdings.
Hudson Public Library
205 South Market St.
Hudson, MI 49247
hone: 517-448-3801 Fax: 448-5095
Holdings: newspapers, directories, organizations, church, maps, photographs, school, business, scrapbooks,
cemeteries, obituaries, books, microfilms, most of our photos, scrapbooks, etc. are housed
in the museum the library owns.
Lenawee County Library
4459 W US 223
Adrian, MI 49221 517-263-1011
On film: Adrian Daily Telegram 1977-1987
Blissfield Advance Jan 1877 to 5 Sept 1946.
US census 1820-1920 for Lenawee County; 1890 Vets Schedule; 1850, 1860, 1870 & 1880 Mortality Schedules
Adrian Courier and Tri County Advertiser July 17, 1885 - Jan 21, 1960.
Cambridge Township Death records Feb 1906 - Nov 1914 and Dec 1910 - Jan 1922. Birth records Jan 1906 - Dec 1910 and Feb 1911 - 1916.
County histories for Lenawee County, Fulton County Ohio and Jackson County Michigan.
Directories, Adrian, etc.
1840 US census index of Michigan in book form
1850 US census index of Michigan in book form
1870 US census index of Michigan in book form
1890 Michigan Veterans Census Index in book form
The Lenawee County combination atlas.
Many more books, too numerous to list, but this gives an idea.
Lenawee County Historical Museum
**Historical Society & Archives**
110 E Church St.
Adrian, MI 49221
Contact the Lenawee County Historical Society Or Contact the Lenawee County Historical Museum
They collect business, education and government records, photographs and postcards, and maps.
They have an ever-growing genealogical file of information, which may include personal documents such as
Their holdings includes: directories, church, maps, photographs, school, business, scrapbooks,
obituaries, books, manuscripts.
This museum should not be over looked. It has invaluable information on places and people of the local area.
Library of Michigan
702 W. Kalamazoo Street
P.O. Box 30007
Lansing, Michigan 48909-7507
E-Mail: Contact the Library of Michigan
Visit our Web site at Library of Michigan and click on Library icon
For information call: (517) 373-1580 or e-mail E-mail Librarian
Archives of Michigan
Reference Desk Hours: 1 p.m.-5 p.m., Monday thru Friday
Visit our Web site at Archives of Michigan Michigan Historical Museum
9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday
1 p.m.-5 p.m. Sunday
For more information call: (517) 373-3559
LDS - The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
140 Sand Creek Highway
Adrian, MI 49221
This is a partial list of the Lenawee County holdings of LDS Salt Lake. These films may be borrowed
from Salt Lake for a small fee and used at the Adrian LDS Family History Center. More Lenawee County
holdings at LDS Salt Lake can be found by searching Family Search;
go to the Family History Library Catalog, then to Place Search and enter Lenawee + Michigan.
If you have a LDS Family History Center near you, no matter where you live, you can borrow these films
For more detailed info about these microfilms and how to order them, click on this link: Family History Library Catalog
Michigan eLibrary Mostly for Michigan Residents
Onsted Branch Library (formerly Luella G Reynolds Library)
261 South Main St. Onsted, MI 49265
Monday: 1:00 - 6:00 pm
Wednesday: 1:00 - 7:00 pm
Friday: 1:00 - 6:00 pm
Saturday: 9:30 - 12:30 pm
Holdings: Birth and Death records from early 1900 and some obituaries. Newspapers at the library are
"The Exponent", not every issue, the actual paper, not film, those saved were those with
specific interest to Onsted area.
Summerfield-Petersburg Branch Library (actually in Monroe County)
60 E. Petersburg,
Petersburg, MI 49270
Read It and Reap Library
6193 Railroad St Box 86
Sand Creek MI 49279
Read It and Reap Library
Hours: Monday - Saturday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Holdings of the Lenawee Co Family Researchers are also to be found here.
Schultz Holmes Memorial Library
407 S Lane St.
Blissfield, MI 49228
They have a very small genealogy section. Their most valuable resource is having the local paper on
microfilm. The Blissfield Advance. Please note they have a microfilm reader and a printer.
Stair District Library
228 W. Main St.
Morenci, MI. 49256
Colleen Leddy, Director
Holdings: Newspapers, school yearbook, scrapbooks, cemeteries, books, local census microfilm.
Tecumseh Historical Museum
and Historical Society
302 E. Chicago Blvd
Tecumseh, MI 49286
A very respectable collection of artifacts with special emphasis on Tecumseh. No specific research
can be done here, but you can always take a look and see if your ancestors posessions have
been donated and preserved by this active group.
Tecumseh District Library
215 North Ottawa Street
Tecumseh, MI 49286
Mary Beth Reasoner is the Local History Coordinator
Tecumseh has a very sizable and respectable collection in their historical room.
Microfilm: Tecumseh News and Tecumseh Herald - not all copies and not all years but lots.
Index of births, marriages and deaths for Tecumseh Herald from 1850-1900. They have one viewer/printer.
Atlases, county and Tecumseh histories.
Year books, junior high back to 1970, high school 1913.
City directories for Tecumseh. Not all years
Scrapbooks and ledgers, clubs, business records, etc.
Tax rolls for village of Tecumseh. Not all years
Oral histories, done in 1989, 28 videotaped interviews.
Vertical file for Tecumseh and one for Michigan.
1860, 1870, 1880 US census for Lenawee County on film. Also some census for North Carolina, one of PA and Tennessee.
Blueprints, photographs, slides and films.
Some books in the collection can be copied, but permission must be obtained from the librarian at the reference desk for each book.
They have a fine collection of genealogy research books.
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