Genealogy Trails History Group - Finding Ancestors wherever their trails lead 

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St. Joseph County
Michigan Genealogy Trails Website

Our goal is to help you track your ancestors through time by transcribing genealogical and historical data and placing it online for the free use of all researchers

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Happy Trails to you on your quest for your ancestors.

County Information
The county was set off and organized in 1829.

The county seat is Centreville.
 It is the fourth-smallest county in Michigan by total area.

Sturgis ~ Three Rivers
Burr Oak ~ Centreville (county seat) ~ Colon ~ Constantine ~ Leonidas ~ Mendon ~ White Pigeon
Unincorporated Community

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We're looking for DATA for this site!!!

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please Email Us with your submissions.


County Records


Census Records

County Records

Death Records

Family Bibles and Records

History Topics

Marriage Records

Miscellaneous Data

Newspaper Gleanings

Obituaries and Death Notices

Photo Gallery

School Records

Wills/Probate Records


Website Updates:
Mar 2018:  obit for WILLIAM MICHAEL BOWSER
Sep 2018: Newspaper Gleanings - Calamities - HAIL STORM IN KALAMAZOO
;  Community - Wheat Harvest  in Three Rivers
Oct 2018: Newspaper Gleanings - Calamities - Fatal Accident; Party News - 4th anniversary of the 28th Reg. of MI Volunteers
Oct 2018: Newspaper Gleanings - death notice Horace Metcalf; Biography - E. W. Weinberg




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Adjacent Counties
Kalamazoo County (north)
Branch County (east)
Cass County (west)
LaGrange County, Indiana (south)
Elkhart County, Indiana (southwest)
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