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.
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?