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The Grace A. Dow Library, 1710 West Saint Andrews, is located at the corner of Eastman and Saint Andrews in Midland. A map and directions are available at MapQuest.    Please note the new hours for the library effective July 1, 2009: Mon- Fri 9:30 am to 8:30 pm, Sat 10 am to 5 pm.  Sunday 1 pm to 5 pm(only during school year).

The Grace A. Dow Library has an extensive set of books and other publications to assist genealogists in their research.

2005 & 2006 Acquisitions

The Midland Genealogical Society added the following items to the collection in 2005 & 2006:

  • Keister, D - “Stories in Stone: A Field Guide to Cemetery Symbolism & Iconography”; Gibbs Smith Publ Co; ISBN 1-58685 731.549
  • Wright III, R S, Rives, N S & Kirkham, M J – “Ancestors in German Archives: A Guide to Family History Sources”; Genealogical Publ Co; ISBN 0-8063-1747-7 929.1
  • Roberts, G B – “The Best Genealogical Sources in Print: Essays by Gary Boyd Roberts”; NEH&GS Publ; ISBN 0-88082 929.3744
  • Anderson, R C; “The Pilgrim Migration: Immigrants to Plymouth Colony 1620-1633”; NEH&GS Publ; ISBN 929.3744
  • Clemensson, P & Anderssson, K – “Your Swedish Roots, A Step by Step Handbook; Ancestry Publ; ISBN 929.3485
  • Hudgins, D R – “Cavaliers & Pioneers: Abstracts of Virginia Land Patents & Grants, Vol 8 1779-1782”; VA Gen. Society; ISBN 929.3755
  • Graham, P K – “1805 Georgia Land Lottery: Fortunate Drawers & Grantees”; The Gen. Publ. Co; ISBN 929.3758
  • Humphrey, J T – “Pennsylvania Births: Dauphin County 1757-1825”; Humphrey Publ; ISBN 929.3748
  • Richardson, D – “Magna Carta Ancestry”; Genealogical Publ Co; ISBN 929.3
  • Haberstroh, D F – “Voices of the Irish Immmigrant: Information Want Ads in the Truth Teller, New York City 1825-1844”; NY Gen & Bio Society Publ; ISBN 929.3089
  • Anderson, R C – “The Great Migration, 1634-1635, Vol 4”; NEH&GS Publ; ISBN 929.374
  • FGS – “Flushing (MI) Cemetery”; Flint Gen Society Publ; ISBN ???
  • FGS – “Genesee (MI) County Birth Records”; Flint Gen Society Publ; ISBN ???
  • CCGS – Clinton County MI Indigents Soldiers”; Clinton County Gen Society Publ; ISBN ???
  • CCGS – Gratiot County MI Indigents Soldiers”; Clinton County Gen Society Publ; ISBN ???

2007 Acquisitions

  • Marshall, H - “Paleography For Family and Local Historians”; Phillimore Publ Co; ISBN 186077072x 411.709
  • Hutchins, R G – “Howell Goes to War 1861-1865”; Publ Hutchins; ISBN 977.436
  • Hutchins, R G – “Fowlerville Goes to War 1861-1865”; Publ Hutchins; ISBN 977.436
  • Dollarhyde, W – “New York State Censuse & Substitutes – 1683-1915”; Heritage Creations Publ; ISBN 806317663 929.3
  • Jones, G F; “German-American Names”; Genealogical Publ; ISBN 929.408
  • Redmonds – “Christian Names in Local and Family History”; Natnl Archives, UK Publ; ISBN 929.44
  • Rapaport, D – “New England Court Records”; Quill Pen Press Publ;ISBN 1933623078 929.3
  • Melnyk, M D – “Family History 101”; Family Tree Publ; ISBN 1558707069 929.1
  • Rose, C – “Courthouse Reseaarch For Family Historians”; CR Publ; ISBN 929626168 929.1
  • Smith – “Smith’s Canadian Gazateer - 1846”; ? Publ; ISBN 917.1
  • Howe, M R – “Ancestors of Margery Ruth Howe 163-2002”; ? Publ; ISBN 929.2
  • Mayflower – “Mayflower Families – John Howland, Vol 23 Part 1”; ? Publ;ISBN 929.2
  • SCGS – “Saginaw County Cemeteries: Freeland, Frankentrost, Richland”; Saginaw Co Gen Society Publ; ISBN 929.377
  • BCGS – “Bay County Headstone Readings: Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Beaver Twp”; Bay Co Gen Society Publ; ISBN 929.5
  • ??? – “Directory of State (MI) Clerks & County Courthouses - 2006”; ??? Publ; ISBN 347.


2008 Acquisitions

  • ??? - Genealogy - How to Write and Publish  Your Family Book
  • Barnett - The Barnett Source Vol. 1, 2,3
  • Barnett -  The Barnett Database Vol. 1
  • ??? - U.S. Mass - An Index to Plymouth Co., Mass, Warnings Out From Plymouth Court Records - 1686 -1859
  • ??? - U.S. The American Census Handbook
  • ??? - Passenger and Immigration Lists Index
  • ??? - Yoder Newsletter Issues 1 to 25.
  • ??? - Beaverton. A Century in the Making.
  • Morgan - The Official Guide to Ancestry.com
  • ??? - Mayflower Families - Vol. 16 Part 3, Volume 20 Part 2
  • ??? - Source - 3rd Edition The Source
  • Red - Third Edition
  • Horning - Horning Family History
  • American Victorian Costume in Early Photographs
  • Divorce Proceeding Records of Monroe Co., Michigan
  • Bibliography of African American Family History at the Newberry Library
  • Family Portrait History of Gottschalk, Molling and Benjamin Families from Hanover Germany
  • Chiseled in Stone - All Cemeteries - Finding Your Past in Clare County, Michigan

2009 Acquisitions

  • Ontario People: 1796-1803
  • Connecticut's Pennsylvania colony: volume 1, 2, and 3
  • Pennsylvania Births, Berks County
  • Pennsylvania Births, York County
  • Pennsylvania Births, Carbon County
  • Pennsylvania Gravestones, Northampton County
  • History of Woodbury County, Iowa, Volume 1
  • Lest We Forget, Book 1 and Book 2
  • Index to Marriage and Death Notices In The New Yorker
  • Naturalizations in the Marine Court, New York 1827-1835
  • Naturalizations in the Marine Court, 1834 - 1840
  • 500 Brickwall Solutions to Genealogy Problems
  • More Brickwall Solutions to Genealogy Problems
  • The Arc and the Dove Adventurers
  • Ancestral Trails: The Complete Guide To British...
  • Evidence Explained: Citing History Sources From Artifacts to Cyberspace
  • German Churches of Metropolitan New York

 

Midland County Holdings

The Grace A. Dow Library has an extensive set of records and information on Midland County.