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 Click below for a collection of genealogy and local history sites available on the Internet.

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Ancestry Library Edition r-11 

Availabile only on the public computers in the Redford Library

Genealogy research product that provides access to more than 2 billion names, more than 3,000 databases, primary source documents and images and a variety of genealogical research features, with new resources added daily.


*Available through Redford Township District Library 

Biography & Genealogy Master Index mel tiny 

Bibliographic citations only -- no full text.  Biography and Genealogy Master Index (BGMI) indexes current, readily available reference sources, as well as the most important retrospective works that cover individuals, both living and deceased, from every field of activity and from all areas of the world. 

*Available through funding from the State of Michigan 

HeritageQuest Online mel tiny

HeritageQuest Online includes all of the images, and extensive indexing, from the 1790 - 1930 U.S. federal censuses.

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Redford Observer Archives r-11

Full text articles.  The Redford Township Local History Archives is an ongoing project started by the Redford Township District Library to preserve, digitize and share local historical materials. This digitization project provides a searchable archive database that can be used by anyone in the world.

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Redford Township Historical Commission

The Redford Township Historical Commission is happy to announce that after a long absence, their new museum is now open! The address is  
12895 Berwyn, Redford, MI 48239 (south of I-96 Service Drive, west of  Beech Daly beside the Thurston High School baseball field). Regular hours are Wednesdays, 4 pm to 7 pm and Saturdays from noon to 3 pm.

Seeking Michigan mel tiny 

Family and local history records courtesy of the Archives of Michigan. Find death records, state census records, records about Michigan and the Civil War, and great Michigan history resources for kids and their teachers.

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