St. Ignace Public Library
Your Bridge to Knowledge

Genealogic Resources 

The St. Ignace Public Library has genealogy records from the surrounding areas that patrons and visitors can use to further their family trees and for general knowledge. We have an extensive collection with more being added every year.

Genealogical Reference Materials
  • Michigana -Michigan History
  • History Room Inventory List (pdf 24 p.)
  • Birth Records of Mackinac County, MI 1873-1900
  • Area Census Records – 1820-1930
  • Mackinac County Marriages – 1821-1868
  • Index of Divorce Filings 1880-1930, Luce and Mackinac Counties
  • Mackinac County Cemetery Records
  • St. Ignace News, Death Notices: 1979-1995
  • Area French-Canadian Genealogies
  • Durant Roll
  • Local Collection: Area Family Genealogies compiled by Margaret Smith
St. Ignace Newspapers from 1887

(some early years missing)

  • Saint Ignace Enterprize
  • St. Ignace News
  • Republican News
Reference Books
  • Before the Bridge
  • St. Ignace: Images of America
MICROFILM
  • Durant Roll
  • Ottawa-Chippewa Census – 1836
  • Area Census Records – 1820-1920
  • Ratified Indian Treaties #96-143 & #197-229
  • St. Ignace Newspapers from 1887: Saint Ignace Enterprize
  • Ste. Anne’s Church Register 1695 – 1868

St. Ignace community has a genealogy group that meets every Wednesday from 5:00 – 7:00 PM. This group is open to anyone and everyone.

  • (906) 643-8318

  • Events & Activities

    1. Toddler Talk & Play

      April 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    2. Digital Art Workshop

      April 24 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    3. Concert at the Library- Troy Graham

      April 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    4. Toddler Storytime

      April 26 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 pm