Research Help


Getting Started


Sanilac Poorhouse list from the 1880 census

Local Resources

Civil War Veterans

Vital Records

State and Archives



Sanilac Deaths

Custer Twp. Deaths

Marriages-by groom

Sanilac Marriages

Lynn Rich's Index of Sanilac Families


Marriages-by bride

Marlette Leader Newspaper Obituary Index
Microfilm available at Marlette District Library
(7/27/09 updated 1880-1979) Use your browsers search feature (CTRL + F) to find the name. Large file.
contributed by Amy Brown


1870 Heads of Households
Use your browsers search feature (CTRL + F) to find the name.

Genealogical Death Index

Sanilac-Thumb Civil War Soldiers

Sanilac-Thumb Civil War Soldiers that died

Sanilac in the Civil War

Jan Wallace had the 1873 Michigan Atlas reprinted and it is available to purchase for $35.00.   Contact Jan for details.

Some birth, death and marriage records
contributed by a researcher.  This is an excel file. You must have Excel to open.  If you do not have Excel you may send me the name you are looking for and I will look it up for you. Make sure you state if this is birth, marriage or death.  This only goes up to 1917.  Judy

MIWebGen Sanilac CountyFamily Group Sheet Project
submit your family sheet or search by surname

Sanilac and Huron County Korean War Casualties

Sanilac County Vietnam Casualties

Vietnam Virtual Wall
where you can get a digital rubbing of a name for free


Sanilac County Jeffersonian Index, 1876-1920

Sanilac County Jeffersonian Index, 1921-1950

Sanilac County Jeffersonian Index, 1951-1970
Sanilac County Jeffersonian Index, 1971-1990

Index of obituaries from the Croswell Depot Museum


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