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Finnish Genealogy Group

Resources and ancestry search support by an active community of novice and experienced genealogy researchers. The Finnish Genealogy Group of Minnesota meets monthly from September to May (except
December). Our members are novice to experienced researchers. Join us for one of our monthly meetings and learn more about researching your ancestors and family tree.

Swedish-Finn Historical Society

The Swedish Finn Historical Society was founded in 1991 by descendants of Swedish-speaking emigrants from Finland interested in preserving the cultural heritage of their families. There are now about 700 members from around the world in this unique organization.

Genealogical Society of Finland

By becoming a member of the Finnish Genealogical Society you support the activities of the Society as well as Finnish genealogy research. At the same time you’ll also have access to out membership benefits. You can join easily by filling this form or you can contact our customer service.

Resources for searching Finnish family and genealogy

Online Genealogy Records Wiki pages contain links to online records for different states, provinces, or countries. These online records may include birth records, marriage records, death records, biographies, cemeteries, censuses, church records, histories, immigration records, land records, maps, military records, native races, naturalizations, newspapers, obituaries, or probate records.

The Statue of Liberty -Ellis Island Foundation

The American Family Immigration History Center (AFIHC), which opened in 2001 on Ellis Island and online, makes the almost-65 million Port of New York arrival records in the Ellis Island Archives available to everyone.

National Archives

Learn how you can use the resources at the National Archives to explore your family’s ancestry.

US Government Archives

Historical and government records can help you trace your heritage. Use the free resources at USA.gov to research and build your family tree.

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