Big Rapids Genealogy (in Mecosta County, MI)

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NOTE: Additional records that apply to Big Rapids are also found through the Mecosta County and Michigan pages.


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Big Rapids Birth Records

1867-1911 Michigan Births and Christenings Index Ancestry

Michigan, Birth Records, 1867-present Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

Big Rapids Cemetery Records

Brief history of Highland View Cemetery Family History Library

Highland View Cemetery Find a Grave

Highland View Cemetery Interment

Michigan Deaths and Burials Index, 1867-1995 Ancestry

Mount Carmel Cemetery Find a Grave

Pine Plains Cemetery Find a Grave

South Grant Cemetery Find a Grave

Big Rapids Census Records

U.S. Federal Census 1790-1940 Ancestry

U.S. Federal Census 1790-1940 MyHeritage

United States Federal Census, 1790-1940 Family Search

Big Rapids Church Records

1867-1911 Michigan Births and Christenings Index Ancestry

Big Rapids City Directories

Big Rapids, MI 1874-1875 Business Directory City Directories Allen County Public Library

Big Rapids Death Records

1867-1952 Michigan Death Records Ancestry

1897-1920 Michigan Death Records Ancestry

Mecosta County Obituary Index US Gen Web Archives

Michigan Deaths and Burials Index, 1867-1995 Ancestry

Michigan Deaths, 1971-1996 Ancestry

Michigan, Death Records, 1867-present Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

Register of deaths [1897-1901] WorldCat

Big Rapids Immigration Records

Michigan, Federal Naturalization Records, 1887-1931 Ancestry

Naturalizations, 1859-1956 Family History Library

Big Rapids Land Records

Deed records, 1855-1911; index, 1859-1910 Family History Library

Big Rapids Map Records

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Big Rapids, Mecosta County, Michigan, April 1892 Library of Congress

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Big Rapids, Mecosta County, Michigan, August 1884 Library of Congress

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Big Rapids, Mecosta County, Michigan, March 1914 Library of Congress

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Big Rapids, Mecosta County, Michigan, May 1899 Library of Congress

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Big Rapids, Mecosta County, Michigan, November 1908 Library of Congress

Big Rapids Marriage Records

1867-1952 Michigan Marriage Records Ancestry

Michigan County Marriages, 1822-1940 Ancestry

Michigan, Marriage Records, 1867-present Michigan Department of Health and Human Services

Big Rapids Newspapers and Obituaries

Mecosta County Obituary Index US Gen Web Archives

Pioneer 04/02/2007 to Current Genealogy Bank

Pioneer, The: Web Edition Articles 03/22/2011 to Current Genealogy Bank

Offline Newspapers for Big Rapids

According to the US Newspaper Directory, the following newspapers were printed, so there may be paper or microfilm copies available. For more information on how to locate offline newspapers, see our article on Locating Offline Newspapers.

Big Rapids Independent. (Big Rapids, Mich.) 1870-1871

Big Rapids Magnet. (Big Rapids, Mich.) 1872-1876

Big Rapids Pioneer. (Big Rapids, Mich.) 1874-1876

Big Rapids Pioneer. (Big Rapids, Mich.) 1882-1910s

Daily Pioneer-Magnet. (Big Rapids, Mich.) 1881-1882

Mecosta County Pioneer. (Big Rapids, Mich.) 1862-1874

Newaygo County Sun. (Big Rapids, Mich.) 1973-1980

Pioneer-Magnet. (Big Rapids, Mich.) 1876-1882

Pioneer. (Big Rapids, Mi) 2000-2001

Pioneer. (Big Rapids, Mich.) 1964-Current

Pioneer. (Big Rapids, Mich.) 2001-Current

Big Rapids Probate Records

1784-1980 Michigan Wills and Probate Records Ancestry

Big Rapids School Records

Big Rapids High School - Rapidonian Yearbook (Big Rapids, MI), 1958 E Yearbook

Big Rapids High School yearbook, 1958, 1964, 1979 (included in US Yearbooks collection) MyHeritage

Big Rapids High School yearbook, 1958, 1964, 1979, 1985 Classmates

Big Rapids High School yearbooks, 1958, 1964, 1979, 1985 (included in US School Yearbooks) Ancestry

Ferris Institute Directory, faculty and students, 1940-1941 Internet Archive

Ferris Institute yearbooks, 1908, 1909, 1921, 1923, 1924, 1955, 1961, 1963 (included in US School Yearbooks) Ancestry

Ferris State College yearbooks, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1974, 1977 (included in US School Yearbooks) Ancestry

Ferris State University - Ferriscope Yearbook (Big Rapids, MI), 1908, 1909, 1921, 1923, 1924, 1955, 1959, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1974, 1977 E Yearbook

Ferris State University yearbooks, 1963, 1974, 1977 (included in US School Yearbooks) Ancestry


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