If you can’t even spell the word g-e-n-e-a-l-o-g-y, this is the place for you to start. Everyone has ancestors, and if you’re wondering who yours are, it’s time to get involved in family history and genealogy research. Site also sells a book for beginners.
Family Tree Maker sells software for building, customizing, searching and sharing your family history. Family Tree Maker will automatically search the largest online collection of family history information – Ancestry.com – for your ancestors.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Visit the FamilySearch™ Web Sitethe official family history (genealogy) site of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This site helps you find your ancestors by searching through the online database and collaborating with others.
Search their family history databases or learn about some historically significant Minnesotans.
The Minnesota Historical Society has posted on its website the index to all the death certificates of those who died in MN from the years 1900-1999 and the birth certificates from 1900-1911. They plan to add more birth certificates later. They also have an index of those who have served in the military.
A non-profit organization, the National Genealogical Society is a dynamic and growing membership of individuals and other groups from all over the country—and the world—that share a common love of the field of genealogy. Whether you’re a beginner, a professional or somewhere in between, NGS can assist you in your research into the past! (sells a newsletter)
Search for burial locations of veterans and their family members in VA National Cemeteries, state veterans cemeteries, various other military and Department of Interior cemeteries, and for veterans buried in private cemeteries when the grave is marked with a government grave marker.
Sorenson Molecular Genealogy Foundation is a non-profit foundation that is creating the world’s leading collection of DNA results and corresponding genealogies. We are making the collection available on-line to the public to help in finding new family connections and extending one’s genealogy. SMGF is not affiliated with any other commercial organizations, religious institutions, or other DNA testing projects.
(Very Good) The archives provide you with free access to files donated by other researchers, such as yourself. Search USGenWeb Archives(Archives Search Engine) The Search Engine will help you to sort through the Archives for the Surnames you are interested in. At this time it only searches the Archive Files and may not have all the files at any given time since new files are included once a month or so to the Search Engine and they receive files and upload them all the time. (very good)
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Our mission is to seek historical knowledge of our surname and potential ancestral relationship between families with the same or similar surnames by using advanced modern DNA technology!