Resources to Research Your Mennonite Family History

General Online Resources
• GRANDMA (Genealogical Registry and Database of Mennonite Ancestry)
• SAGA (Swiss Anabaptist Genealogical Association)
• Find A Grave
• GAMEO (Global Mennonite Encyclopedia Online)
• Records of Mennonites in Prussia, Russia, Canada and beyond
• MAID (Mennonite Archival Image Database)
• Dutch (Low German) Mennonite DNA project
• Swiss Mennonite DNA project
Directory of North American Mennonite Historical Agencies
• Mennonite maps

Canadian Online Resources
• Mennonite Heritage Centre
• Manitoba local history books
• Some Manitoba newspapers
• Canadian censuses: 1825-1921
• Mennonite Historian
• Centre for Mennonite Brethren Studies
• Mennonite Historical Society of Saskatchewan
• Mennonite Historical Society of Alberta
• Mennonite Historical Society of BC
• Mennonite historical society of Manitoba
• Canadian immigration records
• Canada’s local history books online
• Probate records for Saskatchewan
• Probate records for Manitoba
• Manitoba vital statistics
• Saskatchewan vital statistics

Published Church registers:
• Bergthal Gemeinde Buch (includes the Bergthal colony Russia, immigration lists 1874-1880, and more)
• Sommerfeld Gemeinde Buch
• Profiles of the Kleine Gemeinde
• Reinlaender Gemeinde Buch
• 1880 village census of the Mennonite West Reserve
• Rudnerweider Mennoniten Gemeinde

Other Hardcopy Resources to Consider
• Mennonite Historical Atlas (Kindred Productions)
• Census data, obituaries, immigration lists
• For published family histories see public libraries, college and Bible school libraries, Mennonite universities, provincial or state archives, and the various Mennonite archives.