to GENDIS on the Web
Division of Vital Records and Health Statistics has provided
Internet access to information from archived death records through
the Genealogical Death Indexing System (GENDIS). This
system allows the user to search for records using key pieces
of information such as the decedent's name, father's last name,
and year of death.
To initiate the GENDIS program, please click
The data in this system were obtained from microfilmed death
ledgers for Michigan, which have been transcribed by genealogists
from Michigan's local genealogical societies. Funding for this
continuing project is provided by the Abrams Foundation to the
Michigan Genealogical Council.
The current system contains information on 170,000 Michigan
death records from 1867-1884. Additional records for 1883 and
1884 have been newly added to the system during the week of
June 18, 2001. GENDIS is updated regularly and reflects
the most current efforts of the genealogists and data entry
note that the system is down for maintanence nightly from
11:30 PM - 6:00 AM Eastern Time.
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