Ionia County Genealogical Society

Projects Underway by the Society

Viet Nam War Veteran Book (2013) -- Submission Form & Info

The Rural Schools Newsletter This newsletter is published 3 times a year and subscriptions cost $12 per year.  The newsletter is full of history, photos, and memories of students and teachers who attended or worked at the rural schools in Ionia County, Michigan.  If you have information you would like to submit, contact us at the ICGS address.

The Cemetery Committee has been busy working on updating the cemetery records for Ionia County.
We are currently seeking people who can transcribe records for us. If you are available to help on this, please contact the society at

Members are working on indexing the names in the Odessa Township Tax Rolls. 

Three years are completed so far and will soon be published by the society.  These records begin in 1877.  We are looking for people who are willing to work on other township tax records for Ionia County.  Contact Pam at if you are interested in doing part of this project.

Collection and Indexing of Obituaries

If you have any obits that you would like to donate copies of to the society, please send them to the society to the attention of Marilyn

Copying and Indexing of Funeral Cards

If you have funeral cards related to Ionia County and would like to donate them, please send them to the ICGS at the address above. They are being indexed and on file at the society's library."

Funeral Home Records

Volunteers are needed to work on records from the entire county.

Church Records - Church Records are wanted - (Memberships, birth records, marriage, christening, funeral, etc.) Check your local church records and send us what you find! (Ionia County only, please)

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Pam Swiler Lake Odessa, Michigan

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