A special Board of Trustees meeting is being held on Monday, January 30th from 5-7 pm at Central/Van Deusen. Agenda and minutes can be found on our website

Central Library’s parking lot located on the corner of Lovell and Rose St. will be closed on Sunday, January 29 due to a construction project. The library will still be open. 

Grand Prairie Cemetery



Location: North side of Grand Prairie, 1/10 mile east of Drake Road.
Status: Active
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Photos: Beth Timmerman, 2010

Sources

Original Records

Kalamazoo Charter Township

1720 Riverview Drive
Kalamazoo, Michigan   49004-1099
269-381-8080

Books

Cemetery records of Kalamazoo County, Michigan

Monteith, Ruth Robbins
Genealogical Association of Southwestern Michigan
1959 (Grand Prairie Cemetery, April 1936)
H 977.417 M77

Tombstone Inscriptions in Kalamazoo County, Michigan: A Bicentennial Project

Kalamazoo Valley Genealogical Society
1980 (Grand Prairie Cemetery, August 1976)
H 977.417 K145

Articles

For a full list of articles, consult our Local Information Index.

Websites

Kalamazoo Charter Township

Current and historical burial information
Township also provides a map of burials (see link to Grand Prairie Cemetery)

The Tombstone Transcription Project, Kalamazoo County- Michigan USGenWeb

Partial list with photos

Kalamazoo Genealogy

Search entire cemetery database by individual names
Transcription  and photos, 2008

Find A Grave

About 700 records, most with photos, some with additional information.

Last updated 8 May 2014.

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