Milford/Local History

The Milford Times

The Library maintains issues of the Milford Times newspaper available on microfilm going back to its first issue in 1871. Obituaries from the newspaper can be requested. Read more for information on our Obituary Request Service.  Early years of the Milford Times can be found online at the Michigan Newspaper Project..  

Books

  • Milford Musicale scrapbooks, various years.
  • Milford telephone directories for January 1942 & November 1955.
  • 1817-1877 History of Milford Township, Michigan, With Illustrations, Descriptive of Its Scenery, Palatial Residences, Public Buildings, Fine Blocks, and Important Manufactories.
  • 1817-1877 History of Oakland County, Michigan, With Illustrations, Descriptive of Its Scenery, Palatial Residences, Public Buildings, Fine Blocks, and Important Manufactories.
  • Atlas of Oakland Co. Michigan From Recent and Actual Surveys and Records. F. W. Beers & Co. 1872.
  • Standard Atlas of Oakland County, Michigan. George A. Ogle & Company. 1908.
  • Ten Minutes Ahead of the Rest of the World: A History of Milford by Sue Davis Lowe. 1988.
  • Highland Township: Our Community by the Highland Historical Community. 1997.
  • The Book on Commerce by Glenn Ruggles. (History of Commerce Township) 1984.

Publications of the Oakland County Genealogical Society

  • Divorce Records for Oakland County, 1839-1865
  • Marriage Returns for Oakland County, Michigan, 1836-1884
  • Michigan State Census for Oakland County, 1845
  • Oakland County Genealogical Society Surname Directory: Vol. II (1986), Vol. IV (1992), Vol. V, (1995), Vol. VII (1999)
  • Farmington and Farmington Hills Cemeteries
  • Oak Hill Cemetery [Pontiac] (older sections), 1822-1991
  • Small Cemeteries in Brandon and Groveland Townships
  • White Lake Township Cemeteries
  • Roseland Park Cemetery (Four Military Sections)

Milford High School Yearbooks

  • 1927
  • 1937
  • 1945-46
  • 1947
  • 1948-49
  • 1952
  • 1953
  • 1955
  • 1956
  • 1957
  • 1958
  • 1959
  • 1960
  • 1961
  • 1962
  • 1965
  • 1967
  • 1968
  • 1970
  • 1972
  • 1973
  • 1974
  • 1983
  • 1984
  • 1985
  • 1985-86
  • 1986-87
  • 1988
  • 1989
  • 1990
  • 1991
  • 1992
  • 1993
  • 1996
  • 1998
  • 1999
  • 2001
  • 2002
  • 2003
  • 2004
  • 2005
  • 2006
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
  • 2010
  • 2011

50th Year Class Reunion Memory Books

  • 1954
  • 1955

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