Finland Resources

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Beginner’s Guide to Finnish Family History Research

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Family History Finland

<>: WorldGen-Web site.

Finland & Finnish-American Resources

<>: Links.

Institute of Migration Emigrant Register

Piispankatu 3, 20500 Turku, Finland, <>: Searchable databases of passenger, passport and other records totaling 400,000 entries.

Genealogical Society of Finland

Liisankatu 16A, FIN-00170 Helsinki, Finland, <>: Useful FAQs plus HisKi Project database of church records.

Finnish National Archives

Rauhankatu 17, PL 258, 00171 Helsinki, Finland, <>: Includes online database.

Finland Genealogy Mailing Lists


Finnish-American Historical Society of the West


National Land Survey of Finland

<>: Maps.

Finnish Genealogical Word List



<>: Online Finnish-English dictionary.

Online Finnish-English Dictionary


History of Finland


Helsinki City Library


Finland Festivals

<>. lasso: Information on 62 festivals in Finland.


<>: News and culture, in English.


Hometown Folks: A Finnish-American Saga by Gerald F. Carlson (North Star Press)

The Fabulous Family Holomolaiset: A Minnesota Finnish Family’s Oral Tradition by Patricia Eilola (North Star Press)

 From the August 2000 issue of Family Tree Magazine