Eaton County Reference Books and Lookup Volunteers

I NEED HELP. If you own any Eaton County books, whether listed or not, and will do look-ups, please let me know. As you can see, volunteers are needed.

     Feel free to request a look-up from the following books. Please limit your request to one surname per request. Please put EATON 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, and in the second line place your e-mail address.

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

Eaton Cemetery Books

Reference Book Lookup Volunteer Comments
Bellevue Riverside Cemetery Jill Jessen Hernandez Complied by Dorothy Larson
Bentley Cemetery Jan Sedore Eaton Rapids Township
Brown Cemetery Sunfield Township
Brickyard Cemetery Eaton Rapids Township
Bunker Cemetery
Carrier Cemetery Jan Sedore
Margaret James
Brookfield Township
Cogsdill Cemetery Jan Sedore Kalamo Township
Courter-Pray Cemetery Windsor Township
Diamondale Cemetery Windsor Township
Forestlawn Cemetery
Fox Cemetery Jan Sedore
Margaret James
Brookfield Township
Freemire Cemetery Jan Sedore Sunfield Township
Green Cemetery Eaton Rapids Township
Gresham Cemetery Chester Township
Hager Cemetery Sunfield Township
Kalamo Cemetery Jan Sedore Kalamo Township
Maple Hill Cemetery Jan Sedore
Jill Jessen Hernandez
Charlotte City
Mason Cemetery Jan Sedore Kalamo Township
Meadowbrook Cemetery Roxand Township
Millerburg Cemetery Carmel Township
Moyer Cemetery Roxand Township
Munger Cemetery Eaton Rapids Township
North East Chester or Needmore Cemetery Chester Township
Perry Cemetery Jan Sedore
Margaret James
Brookfield Township
Skinner Cemetery Jan Sedore Windsor Township
Sowles Cemetery Jan Sedore
Margaret James
Brookfield Township
Sunfield Cemetery Jan Sedore Sunfield Township
Vermontville Cemetery Vermontville Township
Walton Township Cemeteries Martha Knaggs Walton Township, this includes Olivet and Bosworth Cemeteries
Welch Cemetery Jan Sedore Sunfield Township
West Carmel Cemetery Carmel Township
West Windsor Cemetery Windsor Township

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

Reference Book Volunteer Comments
Brookfield Township Death Records Jan Sedore
Margaret James
Index to Eaton County Michigan Deeds Book "A" Jan Sedore 1837-1839
Roxand Township Death Records 1867-1900
Sunfield Sentinel Newpaper Obituaries, Weddings and Births
Sunfield Township Death Records

Eaton County Census Records

Reference Book Volunteer Comments

Eaton County Histories, Atlases, etc

Reference Book Volunteer Comments
Eaton County Atlas & Platbooks Mary Jean Baker Atlas & Plat books available
The Past and Present of Eaton County, Michigan Jan Sedore Historically together with Biographical Sketches of many of its leading and Prominent Citizens and Illustrious Dead
Folks & Oaks of Olivet  by Mildred Lignan,  Olivet Press, 1975.  Shirlee Murphy     "...some of the highlights of the college and the town since 1925."   Includes photographs
Glancing Back While Looking Forward  

Vol. II (only)  Eaton Rapids, 1992. 

Shirlee Murphy  "A collection of true stories of the early 1900's by the people who lived them." Includes photographs, 33 individual authors.
Centennial Gazetteer of the United States.  A. von Steinwehr,  Cincinnati, 1978.  Shirlee Murphy  Entries for post offices, villages, towns (townships), cities, rovers, etc.  as they existed in 1876.
1880 the history of Eaton and Ingham Counties Sunfield Historical Society
1891 Portrait and Biographical Album of Barry and Eaton Counties Jan Sedore
50 Years of Love and Care, & Education - VFW National Home 1974 Jan Sedore Eaton Rapids
Cast in Clay, The Folk Pottery of Grand Ledge Michigan History of pottery production in Grand Ledge, MI
Grand Ledge Remembered It is a glimpse of our past, but it aspires to capture the beauties the people and their pursuits in the first century of this city's life. Lots of photo's.
Greeting From Grand Ledge A Historic Postcard Tour Of Our Town (many photo's identified)
Index of Landowners of Eaton County, Michigan 1873
Island City Pictorial History 1835-1980 Eaton Rapids
A History of Kalamo Township Mary Jean Baker By Gladys Hummel
Patchwork Memories of Roxand Township and Mulliken, compiled by Letha Bentley Jan Sedore Articles in this book are written as people remembered and are published exactly as they were written. Written by Citizens of Roxand Township and Mulliken.
Pioneer History of Eaton County Mary Jean Baker By Daniel Strange
The History of Potterville, MI 1869-1976 By Ruth Lovell Wright
Tales Along Clinton Trail, Eaton County Jan Sedore This is a collection of stories contributed by residents of Eaton County. Many depict life as it was lived in the late 1800's and early 1900's.
Sunfield Town and Country Jan Sedore The History of Sunfield and Vicinity, The first 100 Years 1995
Through the Years Graduates of Grand Ledge High School 1886-1979
The Vermontville Colony: Its Genesis & History with Personal Sketches of the Colonists. Mary Jean Baker
Windsor Township, Heritage & Horizons By Themla Caruss

Miscellaneous Eaton County Records

Reference Book Volunteer Comments
1920 Kalamazoo Telephone Directory Mic Andrus Lists the towns of Bellevue & Olivet in Eaton County
Alphabetical General Index of Michigan Soldiers and Sailors in the Civil War, 1915 James T. Lyons
Eaton County Genealogical Society Surname Directory, Volume 1 Jan Sedore  
Eaton County Quest Published quarterly by the Eaton County Genealogical Society, 1991-present
The Sebewa Recollector Written by Robert W. Gierman & Grayden D. Slowins 1965-present
The Farm Journal Illustrated Rural Directory of Eaton County 1916 Michigan 1921 Ruth M. Wickham I would be glad to do look-ups in Eaton County from this book. This directory has a listing of all the rural residents of Eaton County, Michigan during the years 1916 to 1921. The entries contain the name, location of residence, spouses name, number of children, etc.
First United Methodist Church of Eaton Rapids records

Volunteer Needed


Eaton County Family Histories

There have been many books about Eaton County residents published. Do you own one you would be willing to do lookups in???
Family History Book Volunteer Comments
Baker, David Family Mary Jean Baker
Bradley Family History Pam Burleson The family record of the Descendents of James D. and Tirzah Bradley
Surnames include: Bradley, Bracy, Bacon, Wight, May, Philips, McConnell, Gorman, Thornton, Getty, Campbell, Andrews, Kingsley, Lewis
Campbell Family Jan Sedore
Davenport Family
Davis Family Jan Sedore
Davis, John B. Family Mary Jean Baker
Franklin Family Jan Sedore
Hinch Family
Hubble Family
Jackson Family
Lubitz Family
Meier Family
Osborne Family
Raymoure Family
Rodgers, Samuel Family Mary Jean Baker
Sedore Family Jan Sedore
Sedore Facts and Folklore Written by: Bessiemae Fairbarn Eskew (Canada and USA)
Scrapbook Kept By Frank And Vera Sedore, Lake Odessa, Ionia County, Michigan
Tinkham, Campbell, Winchester, Grinnell and Allied Family

If you would like to help other by doing lookups , please e-mail Jan Sedore

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