Helpful Links

Getting Started *New 20 Oct 2016
A simple getting started page recommended by 11 year old researcher, Olivia. Thanks for sharing Olivia!

MNGenWeb Project

USGenWeb Project

RootsWeb home page
The Internet's Oldest and Largest Genealogy Community

RootsWeb Surname List
Search the RSL Database.

Minnesota Death Certificate Search
Minnesota Historical Society site indexes the years from 1908 through 1996.

Becker County on RootsWeb

Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet

GENDEX -- WWW Genealogical Index
The GENDEX WWW Genealogical Index indexes thousands of World Wide Web databases containing genealogical data for over twenty million individuals, and gives you the ability to locate and view data of interest to you on any of these databases, without having to go and visit each of the databases separately.

Surname Helper
is a surname searchable database of queries and surname registrations posted on various genealogy sites. Participating sites include some USGenWeb and WorldGenWeb sites, some managed with CCHelper and some not, and other sites managed by CCHelper. Surname Helper is also used by the USGenWeb QueryExpress system for registering counties.

SEARCH the Archive of Messages for the MNBECKER Mailing List.
Search all messages in the Becker County mailing list archive by subject.

Minnesota Historical Society.

Minnesota Place Names  Indexed to county

On-line access to the resources of Minnesota's Statewide Project for Automated Library Systems.

Minnesota Public Radio.

Becker County Historical Society.
Has a very large collection of historical and genealogical information about Becker County.

Heart O' Lakes Genealogical Society.
Has a very large collection of historical and genealogical information about Becker County.

Minnesota County Formation Maps.

Minnesota Regional Dirctory
This web site contains a variety of Minnesota links.

Compendium of History and Biography of Central and Northern Minnesota
(Chicago, Geo. A. Ogle & Co., 1904).
This web page contains several several Becker County biographies.

Library of Congress.

Fargo Forum Obituary Index.
An index of obituaries printed in the Fargo Forum.

The Detroit Lakes Tribune / Becker County Record.
Detroit Lakes Tribune On-Line. News, weather, sports, opinion, obits, events and marketplace.

RootsWeb Social Security Death Index Interactive Search
The most full-featured SSDI search engine on the internet.

Ancestry Social Security Death Index Online Search

Minnesota Census CDs
S-K Publications will scan any Minnesota county onto CD for any census year (1850 through 1920).
SK Publications has an agreement to donate a census CD to USGenWeb for each census purchased. To see an example of the cd online click here.

Minnesota Vital Records Information

U.S. Census Tiger Map Service

Deciphering Old Handwriting

US Postal Service Zip Code Lookup

The links on this page will be fully checked out and if not working removed.
Stay tuned for corrected or removed links
Thanks much, Karen 20 Oct 2016