Genealogy 1-on-1 Assistance
Need help? Program Assistant and staff Genealogist Jackie Marler is available on the second Saturday of each month from 1 to 4 p.m. to help with your projects or answer general questions about genealogy. Sign up for an appointment with Jackie by filling out our Ask a Genealogist Sign Up Form. Walk-ins welcome, but appointments are preferred.
View our list of online genealogy databases.
- African American Registry
- Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet: Links to tens of thousands of genealogy-related resources on the Web. The majority are categorized and cross-referenced in over 120 categories. No annotations and few descriptions, but a very comprehensive index to all sorts of genealogy-related Internet resources.
- Denmark Demografisk Database
- Denmark Emigration Archives: Select English language at the top of the page.
- Ellis Island Passenger Search
- FamilySearch Internet Genealogy Service: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints provides this free site which lets you search their Ancestral File, International Genealogical Index, Pedigree Resource File, and numerous databases and documents. A free registration feature also lets you collaborate with other genealogists.
- Forms and Family Trees
- Genealogy 101: Online classes from Universal Class
- Geni.com: Create your family tree with pictures and video.
- Heritage Education Commission
- Homestead Records Search - Bureau of Land Management - General Land Office
- Illinois State Archives Databases
- Military Civil War Soldiers and Sailors (National Parks Service)
- Military Indexes and Records: A Genealogy Guide
- Military Norwegians in the Civil War (Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum)
- Minnesota Dalby Database: Cemetery Database Search
- Nationwide Gravesite Locator (United States Department of Veterans Affairs)
- Newspaper Chronicling America: Full-text access to thousands of historical newspapers from across the United States, including over 40 North Dakota newspapers.
- Newspaper Elephind: Searches most national free newspaper sites
- Newspaper Fargo Forum
- Newspaper North Dakota Title List
- Newspaper Proquest Newsstand (accessible from library computers only)
- Newspaper Wikipedia list of historical newspaper online archives
- North Dakota Alumni Grand Forks Public High Schools (Grand Forks Foundation for Education)
- North Dakota Center for Heritage Renewal (North Dakota State University)
- North Dakota Division of Vital Records
- North Dakota E.J. Lander and Co. Land Records Database
- North Dakota Gen Web Project
- North Dakota NDSU Germans from Russia Heritage Collection
- North Dakota NDSU Archives Databases and Indexes: Includes North Dakota Naturalizations, North Dakota Biography Index, 1885 Dakota Territorial Census Index, Cass County Marriages, Cass County Probates, Cass County Civil Suits, and other databases.
- North Dakota Pre-1925 Marriage Index
- North Dakota Public Death Index
- North Dakota Red River Valley Genealogical Society: Includes holdings list and some local funeral home records indexes.
- North Dakota State Historical Society
- North Dakota West Fargo Pioneer Death Index 1967 to 1977 (PDF)
- Norway Digital Archives
- Norwegian-American Bygdelagenes Fellesraad
- Rick Crume's Genealogy Links
- Swedish National Archives
- U.S. Gen Web Project