Heritage Education Commission

  • Family History Publications

    This bibliography includes the family history books located in the Heritage Education Commission collection held at the Northwest Minnesota Historical Center. If a date is given in parenthesis, this indicates the publication received an award in the stated year. The collection number of each volume is given at the end of the entry.

    Abraham, Les. The Life and Times of Freidrich and Christina Miller’s Family, Volumes 1 & 2 (2006). S5072

    Adams, Sarah. Schreiner Files. S4969

    Anderson, Marilyn. Erickson Heritage: The History of the Erickson Family (1993). S4968

    Andrews, Marguerite. All of a Sudden Ninety [Bye family]. S4871

    Andrews, Marguerite. Away, Away in the Northland [Andrews family]. S4872

    Axdal, Joan, Jean Ekern, and Vivian Sanderson. The Hoverud Connections: Immigrant Ancestors from Valdres and Hallingdal, Norway and their Descendants 155 Years in America (2007). S5082

    Bakken, Orville. Hallingen Index. (two editions, 1990). S4931

    Bagg Bonanza Farm Historical Preservation Society. Bagg Bonanaza Farm History & Cookbook (2012). S5103

    Barron, George and Norma Johnson. The Barron Family from Banffshire, Scotland to Moody Country, Dakota Territory, USA (1995). S4987

    Beauchamp, Leo. Rebuilding of Olga, North Dakota in Oil Paintings (2007). S5080

    Beauchamp, Leo and Monica Heck. Family History of Oliver Dumas and Marie Jeanne Verville (2003). S5051

    Benson, Emma. Emma Benson: American-Norwegian Autobiography. S4994

    Bergerud, James, Kathy Evenson, Marion Hoft, Harold Myron and Clarice Rund. Aastad’s Century of Amazing Grace. [Lutheran Church history, Fergus Falls, MN]. S4917

    Bergerud, Slyvia, Clarice Rund, Hilding Tjaden, and Esther Ugstad. The Bergeruds’ 1816-2000: A History of the Bergerud Family from Norway to America (2000). S5031

    Bergeson, Adeline. Edwin and Minnie: Their Family Heritage. S4817

    Berry, Rhoda Ellen. My Great-Grandparents: Jonathan Owen & Elizabeth Ann Dean & Their Forebears. S5053

    Blegen, Helmer and Malcolm Rosholt, translators. History of the Norwegian Settlements: A Translated and Expanded Version of the 1908 De Norske Settlementers Historie and the 1930 Den Siste Folkevandring Sagastubber fra Nybyggerlivet Amerika (2006). S5069

    Broberg, Vivia. Always Westward (1985). S4747

    Brown, Jona. The Brown/Fisher Family History. S4934

    Busche, Sharon. The Family History and Photo Album of Jens and Olga Jensen (2005).

    Chistopher, Lorraine and Oliver Swenumson. Thurston Family Tree. S4742

    Collins, Katie Myrtle and J. L. Rendahl. The Collins Family. S4813

    Conti, Kris, editor. 100 Years with Lillie [Giles]. S4982

    Cook Family. The Cooks and Kin. S5040

    Crume, Rick. The Descendants of John Schaubhut and Elisabeth Keherise (1989). S4913

    Dunphy, Allegra and Maruice Struthers. With Love and Affection: Struthers Family History. S4785

    Edenstrom, Elvina. Den Forsamling av den Klan [Skog Family]. S4743

    Elim Lutheran Church. Elim Lutheran Church: Remembrances and Records: A Commemorative Work to Celebrate the Centennial of Elim Lutheran Chiurch of Fargo, ND (1991). S4942

    Ellis, Myrtle Staehnke. Martin F.W. Staehnke and Descendants (1991). S4939

    Feist, Frances. Jacob Family Heritage. S4820

    Fick, Ada Nelson. The Nelson Family (1981). S4714

    Fick, Ada Nelson. The Slorby Family History. S4713

    Forschler, Becky. The Skow Family Roots and Branches. S4733

    Fossen, McKenzie O'Neill. "I'll Never Forget This...." (2012). S5106

    Freeman, George. Pembina County Pioneer Daughter Biographies (2007). S5083

    Frost, Louise. J. O. Wold, His Story. S4762

    Fuglie, Harold and Margaret Lewis. Our Norwegian Grandparents [Fuglie, Evanson, Thompson, Lewison]. S4741

    Gallagher, Janet Waterman. Bridging the Gap: Tales of the Cormorant Lakes Area (2003). S5054

    Gallagher, Janet Waterman. An Ingredient Called Kate: The Book I Wish Grandmother Bacon Had Written (1996). S4990

    Gates, Judy editor. Hogi-Hogy Family History 1600-2004, Volumes 1 and 2 (2004). S5067

    Gavett, Joseph L. Memories of Yesteryears (2013). S5114

    Gavett, Joseph. North Dakota Counties-Towns & People: Part 1, Part II, Part III (2008, 2009, 2010). S5086

    Gavett, Joseph. North Dakota Immigrants Coming to America (2007). S5078

    Georgetown Community Affairs. Welcome to Georgetown Since 1859 (2010). S5095

    Giljie, Paul, Madnus Nodland and Albert Tastad. Gilje, Tastad Families: Descendants and Ancestors. S4943

    Gjevre Family. Father and Son Proclaiming the Good News (1993).

    Glasrud, Barbara and Clarence. Glaeserud-Glasrud: A Family History (1994). S4984

    Glidden, Doris. A Piece of Life's Puzzle (1987). S4819

    Goerger, Jeanne. The Goerger Family History: A Story of Ten Generations (2010). S5095

    Goerger, Virginia. Kulzer Family History Book (2013). S5112

    Goerger, Virginia. Wyndmere-Barney 125th Anniversary: Wyndmere High School 1910-2010 (2011). S5097

    Grove, Beatha Nelson. The Grove Family History. S4715

    Gudmundson, Janice. From Whence We Sprung (1986). S4808

    Haglund, Roger. Nybyggar (Pioneers): A History of the Haglund Family (2011). S5096

    Haiby, Fern. Family Tree Book [Weatherly Family]. S4748

    Halvorson, J. Gene. Olde Times: Our Scandinavian Heritage: The Halvorson and Erickson Family History (2000). S5029

    Hazard, Marilyn and Maribel Ostmo, editors. History of the Simpson Clan. S4757

    Hegge, Karen, Susan Johnson and Sharon Substad; Bergman, Becky and Julie. The Kuehl Tree: Its Roots and Its Branches. 2 editions S4886

    Heinze, Leo. Family Tree and History [Heinze family]. S5004

    Herbranson, Dennis and Maxine Shulstad. Rollag: From Norway to Minnesota: The Numedal Valley Immigrants and Their Families (2009). S5089

    Hogy, Elmer. Hogi-Hogy Family History 1600-2004, Volumes 1 and 2 (2004). S5067

    Hogy, Elmer. Westpreussen: Jahnke und Bobrowski (2008).

    Hollick, Martin. New Englanders in the 1600s: A Guide to Genealogical Reserch Published Between 1980 and 2010 (2012). S5108

    Holter, Jim and Joyce. The Farm at Wildrose 1909-2009 [Nelson family] (2009). S5087

    Holter, Joyce Swenson. The Final Journey: A Collection of Obituaries (2005). S5061

    Hystad Family. Hystad: 1225-1986. S4906

    Ibarra, Angeline Reinbold. Tales of a Community That Was....Krassna, North Dakota: A Memoir. (2012). S5110

    James, Engel. The Engel Family History. S4745

    Janssen, Eliza Wulff. 95 Years: An Autobiography. S4796

    Johnson, Chandice and Cynthia Selland. T.H.H. Thoresen: States Attorney, Tax Commissioner, and Lieutenant Governor. S4966

    Johnson, Elroy. Jonas H [Johnson Family]. S4738

    Jones, Marvin. The Henry and Mary Steeves Jones Family (1993). S4967

    Jones, Marvin. Some Descendants of Ephraim Pennington of Rowan Co, North Carolina, Including Those of Pennington’s Point, McDonough County, Illinois (1994). S4983

    Karlgaard, Karl and Jeanie Wilmoth. Skrove Family History. S4763

    Kingsley, Ronald. Edward E. and Christina Kingsley Family History (2011). S5101

    Knalson, Eddie. The Farm at Pony Gulch (2012). S5104

    Knell, Victor. Pioneers and Their Children [Knoll Family]. S4730

    Knell, Victor. Pioneers and Their Children [Knoll Family], (second edition, 1989). S4901

    Knell, Victor. The Past and Present: Adolf Family History. 2 editions. S4729

    Knell, Victor. Yesterdays and Today [Oster Family] (1985). S4732

    Knell, Victor. Yesterdays and Today [Oster Family], (second edition, 1989). S4900

    Knutson, Kathy. A Piece of Life's Puzzle (1990). S4926

    Kobe, R. Ervin. Our Knudson-Angrimson Heritage (1988). S4879

    Krogstad, Lauris. Ancestors & Descendants of Valeria Hulick, Long Island, NY - California 1625-2008 (2009). S5088

    Krogstad, Lauris and Bob Pryor. Ancestors & Descendants of Ole Olsen Lokken Kittson County, Minnesota, 1640-2001 (2006).S5070

    Landin Family. The Landin Heritage Book. S2797

    Langemo, Cathy. Images of America: Bismarck, North Dakota (2003). S5048

    Langemo, Cathy and JoAnn Winistorfer. Tracing Your Dakota Roots: A Guide to Genealogical Research in the Dakotas (2000). S5030

    Larson, Naomi, Robert Littlefield and Zona Mathison, editors. Elim Lutheran Church: Remembrances and Records: A Commemorative Work to Celebrate the Centennial of Elim Lutheran Church of Fargo, ND. S4942

    Leclerc, Michael. Genealogist's Handbook for New England Reserach, 5th edition (2012). S5105

    Lee, Elsie. Diary of an Old Lady (1991). S4938

    Lewis, Verne. Lewis and Plummer. S4735

    Lindstrom, Victor. Eksjo Cemetery (1987). S4818

    Little Grassy River Research Committee. Water Under the Bridge: History of the Little Grassy River McCrosson-Tovell, 1893-1993 (1996). S4992

    Littlefield, Fay Hestdalen. Fort Abercrombie: Based on Newspaper Articles, Letters, Military Records, Maps, Published Articles, Books, and the Internet [North Dakota]. S5042

    Littlefield, Fay Hestdalen. The Hestdalen Family: Growing Up in Abercrombie: A Family History (1992). S4959

    Lokensgard, Jan Jordan. März and Sperl Family History (2004). S5057

    Lund, Leonard. Lund Family – 20 Generations. S4774

    Lundby, Theresse. Lillehaugen Family Treasures (1988). S4856

    Lundby, Theresse. Store Ola Nilsen (Gudmundsrud) Family History. S4787

    Marler, Jacqueline. Hallinglaget Journals Index (1992). S4960

    Marler, Jacqueline. People’s History of the Hallinglag of America 1907-2007 (2007). S5079

    Matthiesen, Carolgene Whitney Wolf. Whitney/Schulz Family Tree (2015). S5119

    Midgarden, Nels. Nels Midgarden Pioneer and Midgarden Family Tree (1981). S4728

    Midgarden, Nels. Ostrem: Andrew and Ella Family History. S4861

    Moen, Jennifer. The John and Myrtle Anderson Family Album (1992). S4956

    Mogren, John. Kenmare Pioneer Profiles [Kenmare, North Dakota]. S4997

    Mooney, Ellen. Fogarty Family History (1988). S4870

    Mooney, Ellen. Nolan-Brawders Family History. S4869

    Mostad, Gayle Hand McKercher. More Mellow Memories [Hand and Coen families]. S4821

    Ness, Audrey, Jan, Jim, and Wally. The Ness Tree (2007). S5077

    Ness, Jan. It's All Relative (relatively speaking) (2013). S5111

    Nielsen, Eugene. Oberon, ND: 1884-1990: Echoes of the Past (1994).

    Odden, Harriet Nelson. Brick by Brick: Descendants of Jacob Nelson and Mary (Burrows) Nelson 1840-1991. S4937

    Odegard, Loretta, editor. A Viking Heritage [Odegaard Family]. S4739

    Oldenburg, Judith. The Lauf Family (1982). S4744

    Opsata, Leon and Ruth. Opsata (1984). S4749

    Ostby, Gerry and Betty Sola. Our Heritage: From Norway to America. S4815

    Pehrson, Bonnie Carlson. The Pehrson Family Tree (2015). S5115

    Peterson, Lela Selma. Selma: Swedish Fortitude on the North Dakota Frontier (2015). S5117

    Peterson, Randy. Ussatis Family. S4944

    Peterson, Richard. A Peterson Family History (1990). S4925

    Puppe, Jim. The Family Record of Anna (Koch) Reihl (2002). S5041

    Puppe, Jim. The Family Record of Ferdinande & Minna (Brehmer) Born (1998). S5006

    Puppe, Jim. Heuchert Family Record (1996). S4991

    Quam, Phyllis. We've Got Mail: Vandenberg Family Letters (2015). S5118

    Quick, Philip. Relatively Speaking [Quick Family]. S4755

    Quinn, Barbara Levorsen. Levorsen Letters: The First Generation (1997). S4999

    Quinn, Barbara Levorsen. The Life and Times of the Amund Levorsen Family as Recorded in the Pelican Rapids Newspaper, 1882-1894 (1994). S4981

    Rendahl, Junald. Amdahl-Sandvik Roots. S4750

    Rendahl, Junald. Heyerdahl Family History. S4751

    Rendahl, Junald. Rendahl Family Tree. S4752

    Robinson, Sheila. Robinson Family History. S4756

    Rootham, Andrea Waage. Poems & Stories of Two Sisters: Louisa and Leona Riley Moore (2006). S5071

    Rootham, Andrea Waage. Waage Family History Record Book. S4760

    Sacred Heart Catholic Church Book Committee. History of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Cando, North Dakota (1993).

    Sampson, Shirley. Lamberton High School Class of 1953: 60 Years Later (2013). S5113

    Sandberg, Martin. A Lifetime of Memories (1991). S4929

    Scheel, Marie. Roy Scheel’s Family Story (2010). S5094

    Schlecht, Susan. Tracing Our Roots from France to the USA: Mougey and Goodman Ancestors and Descendants (2011). S5100

    Schuldheisz, Rev. Allen. Schuldheisz Roots and Branches (1984). S4754

    Schuler, Phyllis and Carolgene Wolf. Schuler Family Tree (2015). S5116

    Schwinkendorf, Carol Hanson. Here Comes the Norwegians [Anderson and Gjersund families]. S4980

    Shipton, May. The Cruel Cold Land (1982). S4698

    Skjei, Jane and Renee Well. The Dakota Territory 1885 Census: Fargo Index (1991). S4941

    Skurdall, James. An Anderson Family History (2008).

    Skurdall, James. A Berg Family History. S5049

    Skurdall, James. Henry and Mary Ann: Immigrants from Sogn: The Jones Family in America, 1857-2001 (2001). S5036

    Skurdall, James. Skurdall · Skurdell · Skurdahl (1999). S5019

    Solwey, Pamella. Knud Olsen Hundeby and Anne Guttormsdatter Hundeby Family History (2012). S5107

    Spidahl, Walt. Speed's Ski Passion and Early Sky History of the Area (2008).

    Sprague, G. H. Our Branch of the Sprague Family. S4801

    Steffen, Janice. Sund. Sund Sage (1983). S4725

    Steinolfson, Arlan. The Dakota Icelanders Project (2003).

    Steinolfson, Arlan. The Dakota Icelanders Project: Pembina County Obituaries and Death Notices 1943-1981, Volumes 1 and 2 (2004).

    Steinolfson, Arlan. 1870 Icelandic Census Summary: Volume I (2010). S5092

    Steinolfson, Arlan. 1893 Pembina County North Dakota Landowners Surname Index (2008).

    Steinolfson, Arlan. 1893 Pembina County North Dakota Landowners Township Index (2008).

    Steinolfson, Arlan. 1893 Township Plats of Pembina County North Dakota (2008).

    Steinolfson, Arlan. The Eyford Community: Book 1 (2007). S5081

    Steinolfson, Arlan. Genealogy by the Numbers: Keeping Track of People (2008).

    Steinolfson, Arlan. 1904 Atlas and Landowners Index of Pembina Count, North Dakota Compiled from the Pink Paper Map (2006). S5073

    Steinolfson, Arlan. A Reproduction of the 1940 Pembina County Atlas and Directory (2010). S5093

    Steinolfson, Arlan. The Steinolfson Book of Relatives.

    Steinolfson, Arlan. 2008 Memorial Booklet: 109th Annual 2nd of August Celebration Held at Mountain, North Dakota.

    Stenshoel, Eric, Eunice and Myles. Ole og Kari fra Sognefjord. S4720

    Stenshoel, Eunice, editor. Rokne – Root and Branch. S4717

    Stenshoel, Eunice and Myles. Peder og Marte fra Eidsvoll. S4719

    Stinson, L. Marilyn Cameron. Descendants of Roderick and Christiana Cameron (2008).

    Stinson, L. Marilyn Cameron. Henry Spencer Stinson & Blanche Violet Anderson Family History (1998). S5005

    Stinson, L. Marilyn Cameron. John and Elizabeth (Cameron) Cameron (2003). S5050

    Struble, Dawn and Pat. Genealogy of Kinglsey Smith with Supplements on Libby-Shannon-Blood-Rouse. S4786

    Sunsdahl, Lawrence. Backward Glances (2011). S5099

    Thorsgaard, Marlin. Thorsgaard (Brenden) Family in America (1999). S5018

    Trenbeath, Rose Wood. Things You Ought to Know: Stories About Prairie Life (2003). S5052

    Trostad Family Book Committee. Trostad Family Tree (1989). S4924

    Tukua, Jule. Historien Om Ole og Gunhild Tukua Slekten (2011). S5098

    Tweten, June. Tveiti, Tveiten, Tvedten, Tweeten, Tweten “A Family History” (1981). S4722

    Ulvestad, Martin. Norwegians in America, their History and Record (2012). S5109

    The Urness Township History Committee. The History of Urness Township: 135 Years of Rural Community Life (2008).

    Wahlberg, Carl and Hazel. As We Were: A Glimpse of the Past [Wahlberg family] (1997). S4998

    Wandler, Diane. Our Schoch-Berger Heritage (2005).

    Warnes, Dennis. The A. A., Warnes Family History, The Halvor E. Holm Family History, The Peder K. Dahle Family History. S5059

    Warnes, Dennis. The Sjöstedt, Schustedt, Sustad Family History. S5060

    Warnes, Dennis. The Torkelson, Thorkildson, Tveite, Tjomsås Family History (2004). S5058

    Wicker, Rhoda Berry. My Great-Grandparents: Jonathan Owen & Elizabeth Ann Dean & Their Forebears (2003). S5053

    Willprecht, Nora. Dunham Family History. S4723

    Winistorfer, JoAnn. History of the Norwegian Settlements (2006). S5069

    Wright, C. Vincent. The Wright Stuff: Descendants of Brigham C. Wright and Urania Murray. S4973