Genealogy Weekly: Midwest Obits, Ohio, and Michigan

In this episode of Genealogy Weekly, learn about an online Civil War roster for Ohio, state censuses from Michigan, and a huge database of obituaries from across the Midwest.

I’m changing things up a little bit with Genealogy Weekly. Beginning with this episode, I’ll be highlighting cool resources that might have flown under the research radar. Let me know what you think!

Show Notes:

Evangelical Messenger Obituary Index

Ohio Civil War Roster (starts at 7:44)

Michigan State Census of 1884 and 1894 (starts at 12:48)

  • Available at
  • Click on the Discover tab and select State Censuses
  • Search by surname or surname, first name
  • Great resource to help fill in the gaps with the missing 1890 Federal census

You can see previous episodes of Genealogy Weekly here.

Genealogy Weekly with Amy Johnson Crow

Posted: November 20, 2015.

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