Madelyn Bern Archive Room

Madelyn Eleanor Hanson Berns, was a lifelong resident of Monroe County. Born in Ann Arbor on December 6, 1923, her parents were Leon and Jessie Stuart Hanson. Mrs. Berns worked a secretary at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church for many years and was active within the church including the Altar Guild and served on the church board. Her love of history led her to become involved in historical and genealogical groups. She was active in the Daughters of the American Revolution, Nancy De Graf Toll Chapter; the National Society of the United States Daughters of 1812; Monroe County Genealogical Society, Monroe County Historical Society and she worked as archivist for the Old Mill Museum in Dundee from 1985 to 2001. She was also active in the local community and served on the Dundee Women's Civic Association, Dundee High School Reunion Committee, and she and her husband were nominated for the Dundee Citizens of the Year award in 1993.

Madelyn Berns

Madelyn Berns

What the Archive Room has to offer for your research:

  • Obituaries
  • Farm History
  • Old News Papers
  • Organizations
  • Native American History
  • Census Data
  • Old Businesses
  • Genealogy: Family Research


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