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Frequently Asked Questions - State Archives - State Historical Society of North Dakota


State Historical Society of North Dakota genealogy resources include census schedules, Historical Data Project (WPA) Biography files, North Dakota Biographical Index, Oral & Veterans History Project Collection, Naturalization Records, and Land Office Tract Books. Check out FAQ for more resources.

Iron Range Research Center


The Iron Range Research Center contains one of the largest collections of genealogical and local history research materials in the Upper Midwest including but not limited to: census records, naturalization records, passenger arrival records, mining company newsletters and a survey of Women in Industry taken in 1919.

Minnesota Official Marriage System


This index was created to assist customers in finding a marriage certificate on file with in the State of Minnesota. The index identifies which county is the official custodian of the record. Questions and concerns about specific records should be directed to the custodial county. Please click on the named custodial county to be redirected to the county website for contact information.

MN Historical Society - Births


The Minnesota Historical Society Index currently covers the years 1900-1934, supplemented by about 2700 pre-1900 records.

Sacajawea, Sacagawea, Sakakawea ~ The Story


If you grew up in North Dakota, it was almost impossible not to hear of Sakakawea. The woman’s story was a part of school history classes, our state’s largest lake borrowed her name, and a statue of the woman who carried her child on her back stands outside our state Capitol in Bismarck.

The Saskatchewan Settlement


This site has pictures and information regarding the homesteader experience in Saskatchewan, Canada.