In Our Database

Perham Enterprise Bulletin
Newspaper Index [Begins in 1883]

Perham Birth and Death Records

New York Mills
Newspaper Index

East Otter Tail County
History Books

Other Sources

research Historical Photos [Prints Available]
History of the Finns in Minnesota

Other Resources

Becker County Gen Web
Becker County Historical Society

Wadena County Gen Web
Wadena County Historical Society
Old House Research Guide

Family Tree Research in our Genealogy Lab

genealogy lab

Trace the history of the families of East Otter Tail County. Our staff is happy to help you research and create your own family tree utilizing the resources of the History Museum's Genealogy Lab. Learn how to research your family history and make connections to resources locally to worldwide in paper, microfilm, and web site formats, including the sites listed here:

    Largest online family history resource--Search for Free at our Museum
  • Cyndi's List
    The most comprehensive genealogy resource list on the Internet
  • Family History Library Search
    The largest collection of free family trees, genealogy records and resources
  • Find A Grave
    Cemetery resource with photos, obituaries and more!
  • World Gen Web
    Volunteer provided records and resources for counties, states, and countries.
  • Mary Pfeffer's Page
    Family tree from 20+ years research by our resident genealogist
Genealogy Requests, Questions or Comments
Phone: 218-346-7676