Library

Library Hours

Our Library is open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 1pm until 5 p.m.

Call the library at 734-374-8774 with any questions or to confirm hours.

You may also Email the DRGS Library at: library@downrivergenealogy.org


The Library collection
is housed at the Taylor Public Library located at 12303 Pardee Road, between Northline and Goddard.

WI-FI through the Taylor Commmunity Library.

The holdings of the Downriver Genealogical Library include:

  • Family histories both professionally published and privately done by our members.
  • Ancestry chart books
  • Wyandotte and Taylor death records
  • Various downriver cemeteries
  • Materials on the 17 communities encompassed by the Downriver Genealogical Society
  • City directories for selected downriver communities
  • Death, marriage and anniversary notices from local newspapers
  • 1910-1940 microfilm for the Southeastern Michigan area
  • Early Woodmere Cemetery transcriptions done by our society
  • Complete Holy Cross Cemetery transcriptions done by our society
  • Research guides, genealogy how-to’s, military materials, immigration and passenger lists, and many national and local genealogical periodicals
  • European research materials
  • Materials for French Canadian research – including Tanguay, Denissen, and Jette’
  • Many local high school yearbooks

 

Card catalog of death notices

Card catalog of death notices.

Black binders are local obits; white binders are local marriages

Black binders are local obits; white binders are local marriages.

Europe, Canada and miscellaneous reference books

Europe, Canada and miscellaneous reference books.

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United States & Wayne County, Michigan & Detroit.

Michigan books

Michigan books.

United States Books

United States Books.