The library has available the following resources for in-library use.
- Local newspapers, including the Charlotte Republican-Tribune and Charlotte Shopping Guide, on microfilm and in-print dating back to the late 1800’s.
- A variety of local history books and materials.
- E-books by local author Patricia Campion available on our genealogy computer in the Michigan Room.
- Local cemetery records.
- Charlotte High School yearbooks dating back to the early 1900’s.
- City directories dating back to the 1900’s.
1903 Charlotte Carnegie Library
Local obituaries compiled from the Charlotte Shopping Guide are available at the library. We have recently begun digitizing some obituaries. Links to these obituaries are provided below.
Other Genealogy Resources
Family Search – A free genealogy search engine
Cyndi’s List – Directory of genealogical websites
MI GenWeb – Michigan history and genealogy files
Ellis Island – Port of New York passenger records
Genealogy Research – Library of Michigan Genealogy Research
Eaton County Genealogical Society – Genealogy information and records for Eaton County, Michigan
Eaton County History Newspaper Project – View digitized newspapers from Eaton County
Seeking Michigan – Access to unique historical information that promotes Michigan’s cultural heritage