Oceana

First organized in 1855. Named for it’s long Lake Michigan shoreline.

Selected general works

H.R. Page & Co.
History of Manistee, Mason and Oceana counties, Michigan. 1882.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N Oversize F572.M36 H6 1882a

Oceana County Historical Society
Oceana County history, 1880-1990. 1991.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N F572.O3 O24 v’s 1-2

Oceana County Historical Society
Oceana County history sesquicentennial, 1885-2005: vol. III. 2005.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N F572.O3 O24 2005

Hartwick, Louis M.
Oceana county pioneers and business men of to-day: History, biography, statistics and humorous incidents. 1890.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N F572.O3 H3 1890

Imperial Publishing Co.
Oceana County, Michigan: topography, biography, history, art folio, and directory of freeholders from recent surveys, official records, and personal examinations. 1916.
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM 2S F566 .C67 1973 r.66 no.206

Selected newspapers

Hart
The Hart Journal. 1907-1969.
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM NEWSPAPERS 2S

Mears
The Mears news. 1914-1989.
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM NEWSPAPERS 2S

Pentwater.
Pentwater news. 1874-1961.
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM NEWSPAPERS 2S

Shelby.
Shelby independent. 1880-1887.
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM NEWSPAPERS 2S

Hart.
Oceana County journal. 1869-1882.
LIB OF MICH MICROFILM NEWSPAPERS 2S

Selected plats, maps, and atlases

Driscoll, Betty S.
Oceana County, MI rare plat maps & index. 2002.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N F572.O3 D754 2002

Geo. A. Ogle & Co.
Standard atlas of Oceana County, Michigan: including a plat book of the villages, cities and townships of the county ... patrons directory, reference business directory and departments devoted to general information. 1913.
LIB OF MICH RARE MICH 4N Folio G1413.O3 G46 1913

Beers, F. W. (Frederick W.).
Topographical map of Oceana Co., Michigan: from actual surveys and records. 1876.
LIB OF MICH RARE MICH MAPS 4N G4113.O3G46 1876.B43

Rockford Map Publishers.
Triennial atlas & plat book, Oceana County, Michigan. 1968.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N G 1413.O3 R65

Selected records, indexes, and transcriptions

Fradenburg-Kelley, Ruth Ann.
Index of Native American vital records: births, deaths, marriages, Oceana County, Michigan. 1997.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N F572.O3 F73 1996

Bennett, Tim.
New Era Cemetery: Shelby Township. 1984.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N F574.S466 B45 1984

Driscoll, Betty S.
Shelby Funeral Home records. 2009.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N F574.S47 D75

Baatz, Sharon Compton.
Oceana County, Michigan death records. 2004.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N F572.O3 B33

Newaygo County Society of History & Genealogy.
Oceana County, Michigan, cemetery records. 1983.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N F572.O3 O3 1983

Selected government publications

Oceana County
Oceana County Government Officials Directories. 1963-1984.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N JS3.M52 O25z

Oceana County post offices: the early years, 1855-1974. 1999.
LIB OF MICH MICHIGAN 2N HE6376.M5 O34

Updated 11/30/2018