Minnesota Genealogical Society


Welcome to the Minnesota Genealogical Society, Minnesota's largest and most comprehensive family history research organization. Whether you have Minnesota connections or not, we invite you to join us in pursuit of your family history. 
We are a 100% Volunteer organization. Delays may occur when sending requests. For LibraryHours, please see our Library Page.

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December 3
Legacy Users Interest Group
The group will meet again on December 3rd. Bring your Legacy questions - we will try to answer them.

December 4
DNA Interest Group Meeting
All are welcome to come.

December 7
Wisconsin Research in a Nutshell
  Description: The webinar will explore both the standard -- and some not so standard -- resources for Wisconsin genealogical research, including: • Vital records & their restrictions • Local records—land, probate, courts • The Wisconsin Historical Society & its ...

December 10
English-Welsh Interest Group
J. H. Fonkert, CG, will speak on “Tidballs Here, Tiboalds There: Exploring Family Origins on the Border of Devonshire and Somerset.” Jay’s talk will be an informal exploration of a trail that runs cold (or at best lukewarm) before about ...

January 21
Using Census Records
Census Records – From 1790-1940 the U. S. Census records hold lots of genealogical clues.  Find out where to access census records, what is in each census and how to use that information to find other records.   Instructor: ...