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Local History

Hours for the Local History room and links to resources.


Effective January 2012

Monday and Tuesday 

10:00 am to 1:00 pm


Friday 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

and 2:00 pm - 5:00pm

Please contact the Local History Room at 231-928-0253, or email us if you need help with your research.

Databases available in the local history room include:

 Local Records Database

Local obituary index 

Local Marriage index


Web Resources:

Ancestry Plus  (In Library use only)

Cyndi's List - A comprehensive, categorized & cross-referenced list of links that point you to genealogical research sites online. A great place to start!

FamilySearch - FamilySearch is a nonprofit family history organization dedicated to connecting families across generations. Sponsored by the LDS Church.

Free Genealogy Search Advice - Get free genealogy search advice that builds on what you already know about your ancestry.

Heritage Quest Online

Michigan Cemeteries - Identifies the location of over 3,700 Michigan cemeteries and lists sources at the Library of Michigan where the researcher can find the names of those interred at each cemetery.

New England Historical Society (In Library use only)

Newaygo County Museum and Heritage Center - formerly the Newaygo County Historical Society

Seeking Michigan - the online platform of the Michigan Historical Center, including the Michigan Archives.

Social Security Death Index - Contains over 89 million records and is updated weekly. The file is created from internal SSA records of deceased persons possessing social security numbers and whose deaths were reported to the SSA

Military Questionnaire 

Location & Hours
104 E. Main St.
Fremont, MI  49412
(231) 924-3480 phone
(231) 924-2355 fax
Mon, Tue, Thurs 10-7
Wed. & Fri 10-5
Sat. 10-1
Sun. Closed

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