Resources to Research Your Mennonite Family History

General Online Resources
• GRANDMA (Genealogical Registry and Database of Mennonite Ancestry) www.grandmaonline.org
• SAGA (Swiss Anabaptist Genealogical Association) www.saga-omii.org
• Find A Grave www.findagrave.com
• GAMEO (Global Mennonite Encyclopedia Online) www.gameo.org
• Records of Mennonites in Prussia, Russia, Canada and beyond www.mennonitegenealogy.com
• MAID (Mennonite Archival Image Database) https://archives.mhsc.ca/
• Dutch, German, Swiss Mennonite DNA project www.mennonitedna.com
• Listing of genealogical sources for Low German Mennonites www.timjanzen.com
• Directory of North American Mennonite Historical Agencies http://mennoniteusa.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/2015DirectoryofNorthAmericanMennoniteHistoricalAgencies.pdf
• Mennonite maps http://www.mennonitechurch.ca/programs/archives/holdings/Schroeder_maps/mapindex.htm

Canadian Online Resources
• Mennonite Heritage Centre http://archives.mennonitechurch.ca/
• Manitoba local history books http://manitobia.ca/content/en/books/local_histories
• Some Manitoba newspapers http://manitobia.ca/content/en/newspaperslist
• Canadian censuses: 1825-1921 http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/census/Pages/census.aspx
• Mennonite Historian http://www.mennonitehistorian.ca/
• Centre for Mennonite Brethren Studies http://cmbs.mennonitebrethren.ca/
• Mennonite Historical Society of Saskatchewan http://mhss.sk.ca/
• Mennonite Historical Society of Alberta http://mennonitehistory.org/
• Mennonite Historical Society of BC http://www.mhsbc.com/
• Mennonite historical society of Manitoba www.mmhs.org
• Canadian immigration records http://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/immigration/immigration-records/Pages/introduction.aspx
• Canada’s local history books online http://www.ourroots.ca/
• Probate records for Saskatchewan https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1918293
• Probate records for Manitoba https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1987562
• Manitoba vital statistics http://vitalstats.gov.mb.ca/Query.php
• Saskatchewan vital statistics http://genealogy.ehealthsask.ca/vsgs_srch.aspx

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.