HeritageQuest Online

Use this resource to answer questions like:

  • I’m working on my genealogy. Where did my family live in the United States between 1790 and 1930?
  • How can I find information about my African American ancestors in the Freedman’s Bank records?
  • I think some of my ancestors fought in the Revolutionary War. What records are available?
  • I am writing a story set in Minneapolis, MN at the turn of the last century. How can I find information about the families and businesses found there during that time?

Heritage Quest online is a collection of research materials for tracing family histories and researching places in the United States. It includes resources like the federal census records from 1790-1930, local history books and genealogies going back to the 1700s, as well as Revolutionary War and Freedman’s Bank records. These items are keyword searchable and can be downloaded.

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