Van Buren County Michigan Lookups

Van Buren County Reference Books and Lookup Volunteers

Feel free to request a look-up from the following books. Please limit your request to one name per request. Please put VAN BUREN COUNTY LOOKUP in the subject line of your request to insure the message is not overlooked or accidentally deleted. In the first line of the message please put the name of the book you are requesting the lookup in.

If you request a lookup, don't forget to thank your volunteer for their time. 


Van Buren County Cemetery Lookups 

Cemetery Book Volunteer
 Prospect Hill Cemetery - Paw Paw Twp.   Barbara J. Eberhart
Columbia Twp. - Breedsville & Grand Junction     Joan Jaco
Hicks Cemetery - Arlington Township      Joan Jaco
Maple Grove Cemetery - Mattawan
  Bill lives close to the cemetery and will gladly do 
look-ups of graves for you.
    Bill Adams


Van Buren County Vital Statistics
Births, Deaths and Marriages
Deed Books, Minute Books, Tax Lists 

Marriages Volunteer E-mail
 Marriage Book - 1836-1866 Phyllis Rennells
Marriage Records - Book A - 1836-1866 John Conrad
Marriage Records - Book A - 1836-1866  Judy Hice
VanBuren County Birth Records-1867-1871  Judy Hice

Van Buren County Census Records 

 1790-1840 MI Census    Joan Jaco
 1850 MI Census    Joan Jaco
 1860 Van Buren Index   Joan Jaco
 1880 Van Buren Index    Joan Jaco


Van Buren County Histories, Atlases, etc. 

Van Buren County Barbara J. Eberhart Can do some lookups-no index
History of Van Buren County  Barbara J. Eberhart
History of Van Buren County - 1982      John Conrad  
History of Van Buren County-1912  Judy Hice Vol. 1 & Vol. 2
History of Van Buren County - 1880  Judy Hice


Miscellaneous Van Buren County Records 

Record Volunteer E-mail
1964-65 Mattawan telephone listings   Mic Andrus
1990 South Haven Telephone Book   Mic Andrus
1976-80, 1990 Gobles, Lawton, Mattawan, and Paw Paw telephone listings   Mic Andrus


Van Buren County Family Histories 

Family History Book Volunteer Comments
       Drake's of Van Buren Co.     Toni Benson Author: Toni Benson - Published in 1991
      The Meachum Family 
of Van Buren County, Michigan
  Ginny Meachum
 Roe, Overhiser, Yeider, Sternaman, Merriman, Watkins, Thompson, Slentz   Kim Kester Kim is willing to share information on these families

Miscellaneous Look Ups

Kim Roe Kester has offered to do look-ups at the Godfrey Library

She can look up census for the years of 1790 - 1820, 1860, 1870, 1890 ( what there is of it) 1900 - 1920,
books in the holdings of Heritage Quest ( which contains 8,000 family histories and 12,000 county histories), it has these 49 books with reference to Van Buren County, MI, and these 2 that are Van Buren County
( and surronding counties):  Also included in the site is a newspaper database.

There have been many books about Van Buren County residents published. Do you own one you would be willing to do lookups in???   If so let me know.

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Joan Jaco / Breedsville, Michigan /
This page was last updated on  15 Sept 2006