Link library

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



The Genealogical Society of Finland

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


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

Virtual Finland

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

National Land Survey of Finland

Interactive maps, digital products and aerial photographs

Institute of Migration

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

The National Archives of Finland

Contains searchable records and links to other record sites.

The National Archives of Norway

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

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

Find your Swedish Roots

Includes information for Finnish areas once governed by Sweden

Friends of Finland

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



Immigration History Research Center

Searchable library containing books, memoirs, newspapers, records

Minnesota Genealogical Society

Includes online catalog, genealogy tips, surnames being researched

Minnesota Historical Society

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

Minnesota Genealogy on the Web

Links to many Minnesota genealogy resources including all counties

Cokato Finnish-American Historical Society

Iron Range Research Center



Finlandia University

Finnish American Heritage Center and Archives

Ellis Island

Genealogy tips, passenger search

Michigan Genealogy on the Web

Links to many Michigan genealogy resources including all counties


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

Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet

More than 200,000 links to internet resources

Family Search

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

Surname Navigator

INTERNATIONAL Search multiple databases with one entry


Search global family trees

Learning center, message boards, surname search

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