State Archives and Historical
Research Library of the
Society of North Dakota
State Historical Society of North Dakota is the official state archives, and acquires and preserves all types of research materials relating to North Dakota and the Northern Great Plains. Some of this material includes manuscript collections, books, periodicals, maps, newspapers, audio and video materials, and photographs.
North Dakota State Genealogical
The North Dakota State Genealogical Society promotes and encourages active interest in genealogy and history at the local, state, national, and international level. This site also has contact information for member societies.
Mouse River Loop Genealogical
Minnkota Genealogical Society
This site is the home page for the Minnkota Genealogical Society. It offers genealogy links and membership information.
Ox Carts Trails Historical
This historical society focuses on Kittson and Marshall Counties, which are in Minnesota and Pembina and Walsh Counties, which are in North Dakota.
Pembina County Historical
This historical society, founded in 1967, preserves the history of Pembina County.
Ransom County Historical Society
The Ransom County Historical Society provides local information. As of yet, they do not have a strong collection of genealogy resources, but they’re working on it.
Red River Valley Genealogy
This site features contacts and some online indexes for conduct genealogy research on people who settled in the Red River Valley of the north-located in eastern North Dakota and western Minnesota.
James River Genealogy Club
The club focuses primarily on four counties: Eddy, Foster, Stutsman, and Wells. Fees and services are provided on their web page.
Germans from Russia Heritage
The society gathers, lists, and catalogues published materials and personal documents that tell of the European migrations and exodus to the United States and Canada and also of the pioneer life on the plains.
Buffalo Historical Society, Inc.
The Buffalo Historical Society, Inc. is dedicated to preserving the history of Buffalo, ND and the surrounding area in Cass County.
General Genealogical Research
Library of Congress Local
History and Genealogy Reading Room
This is the site for the Local History and Genealogy Reading Room at the Library of Congress. The Library's genealogy collection began as early as 1815 when Thomas Jefferson's library was purchased. The Library of Congress has more than 40,000 genealogies and 100,000 local histories. The collections are especially strong in North American, British Isles, and German sources.
National Archives and Records
This is the genealogy page from the home page of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). It provides contact information for regional offices, general information of NARA, and Internet resources.
Family Search Internet
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (Mormon Church) provides this huge database to find ancestors' names using their Ancestral File as well as other large names' databases. Also explore the links from this page to find a wealth of genealogical information.
"This is the home page for the USGenWeb Project. This non-commercial site is maintained by a group of volunteers working to provide Internet websites for genealogical research in every county and every state of the United States."
Online Genealogy Database Index
"The Online Genealogical Database Index contains links to all known genealogical databases searchable through the web. It is limited to searchable databases and does NOT include links to sites devoted to a family unless a database is available for searching."
Genealogy Home Page
This page provides a variety of genealogy links. Included in these links are guides, genealogy help, and North American genealogy resources.
Genealogy Today offers a variety of search tools for finding information organized by topic, location, and surname.
Cyndi’s List offers genealogists a cross-referenced index to a list of links genealogical resources on the Internet.
College and Research Libraries
Genealogy (CARL) Links
CARL and the American Library Association (ALA) provide this list of genealogy links and resources.
This site offers some free searchable records, but others require a password and a membership.
Afrigeneas® is an African American genealogy site.
Native American Genealogy
This site is a page of genealogy links from the history ring.
Cemetery Records Online
This site provides a free access database to cemetery records and materials pertaining to cemeteries.
The Political Graveyard
This website gives information on where politicians, judges, diplomats, and other government officials are buried.
Society Hill Directory
This site offers a directory of historical societies in the United States, Canada, and Australia.
The American Jewish Historical
The American Jewish Historical Society is a collector of archival, published, and artifacts sources depicting the religious, communal, cultural, and political life of American Jewry.
American Historical Society of
Germans From Russia
American Historical Society of Germans From Russia, located in Lincoln, Nebraska, is dedicated to the discovery, collection, preservation, and dissemination of information related to the history, cultural heritage and genealogy of Germanic Settlers in the Russian Empire and their descendants.
The Afro-American Historical
and Genealogical Society, Inc.
The Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society, Inc. is a non-profit, membership organization that stresses the importance of African-descendant populations of the local, national, and international community. It is committed to the preservation of the history, genealogy, and culture.
Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs maintains a directory of Tribal offices. This may be useful for conducting Native American genealogy. The contact for the BIA, Branch of Tribal Enrollment, is 1849 C St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20240 to get the address and phone number of the tribal membership office.
State Historical Societies and Archives
Alabama Department of Archives
Alaska Historical Society
Arizona State Library,
Archives, and Public Records
The Arkansas History Commission
and State Archives
California Historical Society
Colorado Historical Society
Colorado State Archives
The Connecticut Historical
Connecticut State Library
The Historical Society of
The Florida State Genealogical
The Florida State Archives
The Georgia Department of
Archives and History Division
The Georgia Historical Society
Hawaiian Historical Society
Hawaii State Archives
The Idaho Historical Society
Illinois State Archives
Illinois State Historical
Indiana Historical Society
Indiana State Library
State Historical Society of Iowa
Kansas State Historical Society
Kentucky Department of Library
Kentucky Historical Society
Louisiana Historical Society
Louisiana State Archives
Maine Historical Society
Maine State Archives
Maryland Historical Society
Maryland State Archives
The Historical Society of
State Archives of Michigan
Minnesota Historical Society
Mississippi Department of
State Historical Society of
Missouri State Archives
Montana Historical Society
Nebraska State Historical
Nevada Historical Society
Nevada State Archives
New Hampshire Historical Library
New Hampshire Division of
Records Management and Archives
New Jersey State Archives
New Jersey League of Historical
New Mexico Commission of Public
New York Historical Society
New York State Archives
North Carolina Division of
Archives and History
North Dakota – See Above
Ohio Historical Society
State Library of Ohio
Oklahoma State Archives and
Oklahoma Historical Society
Oregon Historical Society
Oregon State Archives
Historical Society of
Pennsylvania Digitized State
Rhode Island Historical Society
South Carolina Historical
South Carolina Department of
Archives and History
South Dakota State Historical
Tennessee State Library and
TnGenWeb project (Tennessee)
Texas State Historical
Texas State Library and
Utah State Historical Society
Utah State Archives
Vermont Historical Society
Vermont Secretary of State
--Division of State Archives
Virginia Historical Society
Library of Virginia
Washington State Genealogical
Archival Research --
Department of the Secretary of State of Washington
West Virginia State Archives
West Virginia Archives and
Wisconsin Historical Society
Wisconsin State Genealogical
Wyoming State Historical Society
Three cemetery readings for Burke County: http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/nd/burke/burke.htm
One cemetery for Renville County: http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/nd/renville/renville.htm
Three cemetery readings for Mountrail Co.: http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/nd/mountrail/mountrail.htm
Funeral Home pages from Minot (look up obits):
Ward County Historical Society: http://www.wardcountymuseum.org/
State Historical Society of North Dakota: http://state.nd.us/hist/sal.htm
North Dakota State Genealogical Society: http://www.rootsweb.com/~jzed/ndsgs/ndsgs.html
The Naturalization Records: http://www.lib.ndsu.nodak.edu/database/naturalrec.html
Social Security Death Index: http://ssdi.genealogy.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/ssdi.cgi
Genealogical Societies in NORTH DAKOTA
FGS Home Page with E-Commerce
With unregistered sites and are not searchable:
Annette on the Net http://www.rootsweb.com/~ndmrlgs/newsletter.htm
Guidelines for website from the NGS site
Vital Statistics of North Dakota