Link library

Information on most of the links is free, however, be aware that some offer free trials and others charge a fee.

 

FINNISH RESEARCH RESOURCES

The Genealogical Society of Finland http://www.genealogia.fi

Includes parish records, research articles, books, message board and FinnLinks containing over 3000 Finnish related web links

Historismi.Net http://www.saunalahti.fi/hirvela/indexuk.html

Finnish Genealogy and History.  Includes definitions of parish record abbreviations and causes of death

Virtual Finland http://virtual.finland.fi

Includes national symbols, societies, institutions, history, pictures.

National Land Survey of Finland http://www.maanmittauslaitos.fi/en

Interactive maps, digital products and aerial photographs

Institute of Migration http://www.migrationinstitute.fi

Search passenger and passport records for those emigration from Finland. (Fees associated with some searches)

The National Archives of Finland http://www.arkisto.fi/en/services/sukututkijoille-3

Contains searchable records and links to other record sites.

The National Archives of Norway http://www.riksarkivet.no/english/about.html

The National Archives (Riksarkivet) preserve the non-current records of government ministries and other central offices. The oldest complete document is from 1189 A.D. The regional state archives (statsarkivene) preserve documents from eight regional archives in Norway (Oslo, Hamar, Kongsberg, Kristiansand, Stavanger, Bergen, Trondheim and Tromsø).

The Swedish National Archives http://www.ra.se/indexengelska.html

Includes the National Archives database, the Military Archives, the Research Center SVAR and the Regional Archives

Find your Swedish Roots http://www.genealogi.se/roots/

Includes information for Finnish areas once governed by Sweden

Friends of Finland http://sukuhistoria.fi

Includes digitized copies of parish books for most locations and census records.

 

MINNESOTA RESEARCH RESOURCES

Immigration History Research Center http://www.ihrc.umn.edu

Searchable library containing books, memoirs, newspapers, records

Minnesota Genealogical Society http://www.mngs.org/

Includes online catalog, genealogy tips, surnames being researched

Minnesota Historical Society http://www.mnhs.org

Includes Minnesota birth and death records indexes, search of library holdings

Minnesota Genealogy on the Web http://www.rootsweb.com/~mngenweb

Links to many Minnesota genealogy resources including all counties

Cokato Finnish-American Historical Society http://www.cokato.mn.us/cmhs/fahs.html

Iron Range Research Center http://www.ironrangeresearchcenter.org

 

OTHER RESEARCH RESOURCES

Finlandia University http://www.finlandia.edu

Finnish American Heritage Center and Archives

Ellis Island http://www.ellisisland.org

Genealogy tips, passenger search

Michigan Genealogy on the Web http://www.rootsweb.com/~migenweb

Links to many Michigan genealogy resources including all counties

RootsWeb http://rootsweb.com

Search engines, databases, family trees, message boards. Includes option to search Ancestry.com

Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet http://cyndislist.com

More than 200,000 links to internet resources

Family Search http://www.familysearch.org

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints web site includes surname and library resources searches

Surname Navigator http://www.surnamenavigator.org/

INTERNATIONAL Search multiple databases with one entry

GenCircles http://www.gencircles.com

Search global family trees

Genealogy.com http://www.genealogy.com

Learning center, message boards, surname search

Väyrynen family society: http://vayryset.fi 

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