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Genealogy Help

Local History

For assistance, contact the Information Desk at 269-673-4625 or fill out the form found here: Genealogy and Local History Research Request Form.

History Questions: email: localhistory@alleganlibrary.org

Allegan District Library Local History Collection has a wide variety of materials.

Please note: All of the materials in the Local History Collection are non-circulating.


Major categories of the ADL collection:

Cemetery Records:
Over 20 notebooks of records from Allegan County’s 85+ cemeteries are arranged by township, then A-Z by cemetery name.
City/County; Telephone & Cross-Listings Directories:
Includes some city/county directories for Allegan; some of this is only available on microfilm. Telephone directories on microfilm are available for City of Allegan.
County & Local Histories:
ADL has many histories of Allegan at Dewey number M 977.4, M 977.41, M 917.74 (M stands for Michigan collection.)
Newspapers
Yearbooks

Major Local History/Genealogy Sites we use at the Allegan District Library:

Ancestry Library Edition
Free in library use only;  Ancestry.com is the pay site. Every US census indexed; databases; plus many Ancestry.com resources.

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