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This website is dedicated to the history of Montcalm County and its people. Montcalm County began in 1831, originally part of Ionia County. Use the navigation bar and search engines to dig around on the site. There is a great deal of information here. If you have suggestions or non-copyright items to share, please contact Paula Johnson.

As your new host, my role is to maintain this site, not do research for you. That being said, I have done a great deal of personal genealogy within Montcalm County. I may be able to point you toward a helpful resource if you have a question. ~Paula

     "To the dear, departed ones, whose busy hands changed the giant forests into fertile fields; whose love of home established the hearthstones, the tender ties of which yet bind together the heartstrings of the native born; whose patriotism gave the best of their lives and substance for the defense of their country; whose graves make sacred the soil their feet so often trod."

     Dedication from:  History of Montcalm County, by John W. Dasef, published in 1916.

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January 2018
Area Funeral Homes
Updated Newspapers
Greenville Independent Marriage Announcements 1857-1923
Fenwick School 2000

February 2018
AI Wyckoff Civil War
William Valentine Civil War
William Perry Civil War
George Davison Civil War
Russell Clark Civil War
William Youngs Civil War
Robert Sauberlich Seibly Civil War
Samuel Rhoades Civil War
Ira Parker Civil War
James Reynolds Civil War
Albert Washburn Civil War
Archibald Washburn Civil War
John Arnold Civil War
Philo Smith Civil War
Joel B. Mills Civil War
Roswell Fleck Civil War
Asa Sinclair Civil War
Michael Y. Gephart Civil War
Judson Pond Civil War
Silas J. Loveless Civil War

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Pioneer Certificates

A site offering links, genealogy, biographical notes, & other history related information about our Montcalm county families.
During the 1970s Mrs. Betty Spooner indexed all of the headstones she could locate in Montcalm county.  Her work has been transcribed and placed on this site (40 years later many of the early stones can't be read).
1850 Federal, School Registrations, CW Pensioners.
Information on some of the Montcalm county churches.
Civil War - Bios, GAR records, Histories, and much more!
WWI - Greenville Honor Roll
WWII - Enlistees, KIA, MIA, Lost at Sea, & Women Army Corps
Korean War - Casualties
Vietnam War - Casualties
Montcalm County Seat
History, County Sheriffs, Court House, etc.
Local newspapers - past & present.
Also, a link to some great clips from early local newspapers.
Obits transcribed from local newspapers and indexes of area pioneers who settled in Belding, Cook's Corners, Grattan, Greenville, Eureka, Fairplains and Otisco Townships.
Area photographs & postcards.
You are welcome to post your Montcalm County surnames here - just contact the county coordinator. Be sure and check this page to see if any of the researchers are looking for you!
This is a great place to find histories, biographies, photos, maps, and much more.  Many well researched documents have been included that will not be found anywhere else on the internet.
   Belvidere - Six Lakes
   Bloomer - Carson City, Butternut
   Bushnell - Vickeryville, Sheridan
   Cato - Lakeview
   Crystal - Crystal
   Day - McBride, Westville, (ne)Stanton
   Douglass - Entrican, (nw)Stanton
   Eureka - Greenville
   Evergreen - Sheridan, (se)Stanton
   Fairplain - Amsden, Fenwick
   Home - Edmore, Wyman, Cedar Lake
   Maple Valley - Trufant, Coral
   Montcalm - Turk Lake, Gowen
   Pierson - Pierson
   Pine - Langston
   Reynolds - Howard City
   Richland - Vestaburg
   Sidney - Sidney, (sw)Stanton, (w)Sheridan
   Winfield - Amble

Vital Records
Birth, Marriage, Divorce, & Death records.

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Current County Coordinator: Paula Johnson (c) 2017
Previous content & design by: Gerry Christiansen (c) 2007-2016
Kevin Everingham (c) 2003-2007, Kathleen Rodegeb (c) 2000-2002, Dave Wheeler (c)1998-2000
Beth Wills (c)1996-1997