North Dakota, United States Genealogy

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Welcome to North Dakota, Peace Garden State

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Most overseas immigrants to North Dakota came through the port of New York or other east coast ports. The Family History Library and the National Archives have U.S. passenger lists or indexes for the years 1820 to 1943, and for Canadian ports, 1865 to 1900.

   How to Find Information about North Dakota, United States Genealogy Ancestors

1. Birth Information
2. Marriage Information
3. Death Information

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Online Records

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North Dakota's naturalization records (1873-1952) are indexed at the North Dakota State Archives and Historical Research Library of the State Historical Society of North Dakota. These records represent the bulk of documentation pertaining to immigration and naturalization proceedings in the state, but not those individuals who were naturalized in federal court.

Did You Know?

  • A notable genealogical collection is the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Collection. This mixed collection includes transcripts of cemetery records, church records, genealogies, marriages, deaths, and wills from 3 counties—Barnes, Burleigh, and Towner. Read more...


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Extinct or Renamed Counties:
Allred | Buffalo | Buford | Burbank | Chippewa | Church | De Smet | Flanery | French | Garfield | Gingras | Howard | Kittson | Sheyenne | Stevens | Villard | Wallace | Wallette | Wynn

Major Repositories

North Dakota State Archives · Library of North Dakota · North Dakota State Univeristy Libraries · National Archives Rocky Mountain Region (Denver) · Family History Library

Migration Routes

Missouri River · Red River of the North · Great Northern Railway (U.S.) · Northern Pacific Railroad

  • Search the Department of Health's free online death index
  • Find which county a town is in, what town a cemetery is in, even where a postoffice or building is by using the 's Geographical Names Information System.
  • David Rumsey Map Collection is a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures.
  • The North Dakota GenWeb has a wealth of information and is a part of the larger project. The Project provides internet information on every county in every state in the .
  • [1] largely duplicates these Wiki pages. Includes some bibliographic lists from Library, 2001.

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