|How do I get a copy of an item from one of these indexes:
Visit the Local History Department and use a library computer to search the database, view the item and print it for copy fee of $.15 per page.
Van Buren District Library
Webster Memorial Library
200 N. Phelps St.
LOCAL HISTORY DEPARTMENT HOURS
How to order a copy of an item from one of these indexes:
Search the updated Southwest Michigan Obituary Index or the Marriage, Engagement, Anniversary & Divorce Annoucements Index in the FREE
Ancestry.com Member and Institutional Collections beta site (an Ancestry subscription is not required) at:
SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN OBITUARY INDEX DATABASE
SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN MARRIAGE, ENGAGEMENT, ANNIVERSARY & DIVORCE ANNOUNCEMENTS INDEX DATABASE
(These databases may only be accessed for FREE using the above links.)
These indexes provide the first and last name, the issue date of the publication, and a code representing the source.
A list of the codes and their source explanation is listed below.
Include all of this information, or as much as is provided, with your request (by mail or Pay Pal).
The retrieval charge for each item requested is $4.00.
You may enclose a self-addressed stamped envelope (for hard copy requests) and a check or money order made out to the Van Buren Regional
Genealogical Society or a digital copy will be sent when an email address is provided.
Van Buren Regional Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 143
Decatur, MI 49045
Use Pay Pal:
When ordering remember to add the item details, "Name of person, source code and date, page number" below the shipping information.
If more obituaries are needed please start another Pay Pal order.
Codes distinguish the source of the obiturary, marriage, engagement, anniversary or divorce announcement.
Requests are handled by volunteers and will be mailed as soon as possible