Evart  Public Library
P.O. Box 576

Evart, MI 49631

Phone 231-734-5542

Hours Monday 9am-7pm, Tuesday –Friday 9am-4pm (4:30 during school year)

Saturday 9am-1pm

Has cemetery records for Evart, Osceola, Hartwick, Sylvan, Orient, Middle Branch and some Mecosta & Wexford Cemeteries

Evart Review 1872 to present – microfilm, County Farm records, Some family histories

LeRoy Community Library

Leroy library has access to the genealogy program Ancestry, World Edition. 

There are five patron computers available with printing capabilities.

104 W. Gilbert St. P.O. Box 110

LeRoy, MI 49655


Monday & Friday 10am - 2pm,

Tuesday & Thursday 1pm - 6pm,

Wednesday 12pm -5pm and Saturday10am - 1pm. 

Tim Johnson, a local family historian is available to help with research on Thursday afternoons from 3pm - 5pm.

Tim will look up Maple Hill and Highland Cemetery information


LeRoy Area Museum

12230 LeRoy Drive

LeRoy, MI 49655

Open Saturdays 1-4 from Memorial Day to Labor Day

LeRoy Historical Society

17640 200 th Ave

P.O. Box 356

LeRoy, MI 49655


Marion Public Library (See Indexes-Other resources for more information available at the Marion Library)
120 East Main St

Marion, Mi 49665


Email: marionlibrary@sbcglobal.net

Hours are Monday - Friday 10-5 and Saturday 10-12

Reed City Public Library
410 West Upton
Reed City, Mi


Tustin Community Library
2310 S. Nelson

Tustin, MI


Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 9-5, Wednesday 10-5, 6-8, Friday 1-5, Saturday 9-Noon

Has Maple Hill, Burdell and Sherman cemetery records. Will answer questions by mail.

Has Tustin Times & Tustin Topics for 1894-1944 laminated. Other news papers available: Tustin weekly advance, The Herald, and The Tustin echo.

Other Libraries near the County line and may include family history resources:

Chase Public Library
8400 East North St
Chase, Mi 49623

Luther Public Library
115 State St
Luther, Mi 49656
231-797-8010 (Fax)

Nearby Mecosta County Genealogy Society

President Barb Place

Information available:

Obituaries - over 17,500 obits from 1870-current (this is hit and miss)

Vera Barker papers - Various newspaper articles compiled into 43 volumes.

Birth Records - Mecosta County birth records 1937-1974

Marriage - Mecosta county marriages various dates

Cemetery books - Stanwood, Saint Michaels, Rodney, Pine Plains (Byers), Mount Hope, Martiny, Ladner, Highland View, and Aetna Township.

Funeral Home records - Youngman 1923-1989 and Crittenden

Death Records - Barryton 1910-1925 and Chippewa Township

Misc School books - Ferris, Morley Stanwood, Millbrook Township School records and Big Rapids.

Family histories: Basney, Blair, Brockway/Mitchell, Cahill/Nelson, Coe, John, Eaton/Vanvelzer/Barker/Robinson, Ely/Albro, French, Fuller/Mursch, Garnett, Guy/Watson, Hand, Ives, James Jesse, Jones, Lewis, Krupp, Lindenmuth/Lintemuth, Mcleod/Alexander, Miller/Watson, Montgue, Novak, Paulsen/Baird, Peterson/Eichenberg/Morgan, Sharp, Shaw, Stewart,Stimson, Stone, Vogg and many group sheets on file.