Local Resources

City of Niles Cemetery Page has the official rules of operation, downloadable map, and links to the rest of Niles, Michigan.

Niles District Library has extensive genealogy references, including microfilmed census, tax records, obituaries, and much more.

Lardner Family Plots This page is part of a website which features the life of Ring Lardner and the works of his family.

Niles Daily Star local newspaper website has articles about Silverbrook Cemetery.

Main Street Niles is a group of volunteers who promote the historic downtown district.

Friends of Oak Ridge Cemetery in Buchanan have been generous in providing us advice and example.  

Berrien County GenWeb Local Genealogy Resource

Fort St. Joseph Archaeological Project through Western Michigan University explores the trading post that pre-dates the founding of Niles, MI

SW Michigan Directory Local directory of services, of which friendsofsilverbrook.org is a member

Rebecca Dewey Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution in Three Oaks

Funeral Homes

Halbritter Funeral Services, Niles, Mich.

Brown Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Niles, Mich.

Hoven Funeral Home, Buchanan, Mich.

Swem Chapel of Starks Family Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Buchanan, Mich.

Cemetery Studies

Find-A-Grave page for Silverbrook Cemetery

Political Graveyard page has famous politicians buried in Silverbrook.

The Association of Gravestone Studies Study and Preservation of Gravestones and Burial Grounds

The Association of Graveyard Rabbits is a network of cemetery bloggers.

Cemetery Travel: Adventures in Graveyards Around the World

The Cemetery Club is a great resource about everything to do with cemeteries.


Cyndi's List of Genealogical web resources

History at Home: A Guide to Genealogy Article which lists genealogical resources

Home Genealogy Guide 2017 How to get started in your own genealogy project



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