Ingham County Genealogical Society

Burial Transit Permits County Townships

Burial Permits, Burial Transit Permits, Disinterment and Re-interment Permits Index 1873-2008

This is an index of 17,201 names of deceased individuals found in original source documents for Maple Grove Cemetery, Alaiedon Township, Aurelius Township, Leroy Township, Locke Township, Maple Ridge Cemetery, Meridian Township, City of Stockbridge, Vevay Township and Woodland Cemetery burial permits, burial transit permits, disinterment and re-interment permits. The permits were indexed then microfilmed  by the Ingham County Genealogical Society.

What genealogical information would typically be found on these types of records?

1. Deceased full name
2. Date of Death
3. Place of Death
4. Possible date of Burial
5. Age
6. Sex 
7. Cause of Death
8. Lot number and Section in Cemetery 
9. Other persons buried in this same lot

Indexing was done by members of the Ingham County Genealogical Society.

As you read across the page, Last Name, First Name of the deceased, year the permit was issued (not a date of death), Vol#, sequence number of permit and database name. Note: Maple Ridge Cemetery index contains a limited number of burial transit permits and shows the Lot/Block designation in the page column.

Microfilms of these records can be found in the Ingham County Genealogical Society History Room located on the 2nd floor of the Capital Area District Library - Mason Branch in Mason, Michigan, at the Library of Michigan in Lansing, Michigan, and at the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

We hope this resource is helpful in your search for your family history.

If you find an individual you are looking for in this index, ICGS will look up and mail to you a copy of the burial permit information for a cost of $5.00 for the first item and $2.00 for each additional item. Send your request with all details you have available on the record you are requesting with a check or money order, payable to ICGS. Mail to: ICGS, Attn: Burial Transit Permit Index, PO Box 85, Mason, Michigan 48854-0085. If submitting by email it is important to include your home mailing address with request.

All information contained in the Index is the property of ICGS and may not be reproduced in any format, printed or electronic, for distribution or sale without the permission of ICGS.

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