If you are like me, every so often you like to draw out a timeline to help give clarity to your research, and even to find a way through a brick wall. This article by William Dollarhide, published in Leland Meitzler's Genealogy Blog, give a time line of historical events in formation of Michigan.
If you have ancestors who lived in Michigan between 1612 and 2016, plotting your ancestor's life events against these historical events can be illuminating. Perhaps the most direct benefit is being able to use particulars of the growth of the state is to help you locate where vital records were kept during your ancestor's lifetime.
Find the article at:
Historical Timeline of Michigan, 1612-2016 – GenealogyBlog:
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