Genealogy

Online

Biography File Index - List of the names of people included in the Duluth Public Library's biography files.

Duluth Area Obituary Index - Find dates of obituaries printed in the Duluth News Tribune and Duluth Herald newspapers from 1954 to the present.

Recommended Genealogy Sites - Sites to help your search.

Iron Range Resource Center - Search the Minnesota Discovery Center Genealogy Database and Archives.

St. Louis County Death Index - An index to death certificates filed in St. Louis County, Minnesota, 1870-2000. Included in the index is name, date of death, certificate number, and a location/comments column.

St. Louis County MNGen - St. Louis County genealogy resources, including cemetery listings, courthouses, historical societies, newspapers, and church records. 

Duluth War Casualties - Index to articles published in Duluth newspapers on some military personnel from the Duluth area who were killed or captured during World War I, World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War.

Fold3 - Access U.S. military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served. Available to Duluth and Arrowhead cardholders.

MyHeritage Library Edition - Provides access to billions of historical genealogical documents, millions of historical photos and other resources in thousands of databases. ONCE LOGGED IN, CLICK ON THE BLUE "MYHERITAGE LIBRARY EDITION" LINK TO BEGIN SEARCHING. Available to Duluth and Arrowhead cardholders.

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At the library

American Ancestors - Vital records, cemetery transcriptions, magazine articles, and more. The database of the New England Historic Genealogical Society. Subscription provided by the City of Duluth/Duluth Public Library. Available in the Main Library only.

Ancestry Library Edition -  U.S. Federal Census records, passenger lists, birth, death, marriage and military records, family and local history collections, and more. Available at the Library only. Subscription provided by the City of Duluth.

Duluth City Directories 1883 - present

Superior (WI) City Directories 1922 - present

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Other genealogical resources in Duluth

The Family History Center-Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
521 Upham Rd., Duluth, MN 55811
218-726-1361

Twin Ports Genealogical Society
1626 London Rd, Suite 726, Duluth, MN 55812
Bobbi Hoyt, President
tpgs55802@gmail.com