Research Databases

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Members can search the four research databases below for historical and family records. You must be logged-in as a member to view and search these CGSI proprietary databases.

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CGSI Member Surnames
This searchable database is an index of surnames submitted by CGSI members since 1988.
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Leo Baca's Czech Immigration Passenger Lists
This ten-volume set, authored by Leo Baca, contains approximately 208,000 immigrant names and their arrival information including arrival date, port, ship, and family members.
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Archdiocese of Saint Paul, Minnesota Church Records
This searchable database is an index of church records of baptisms, marriages, and deaths provided to assist the researcher in rapidly locating relatives and ancestors.
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Karleen Chott Sheppard Upper Midwest Database
This database includes birth, marriage, death, and other records Karleen gleaned from a variety of primarily upper-Midwest sources covering records from the late 1800s through about 2007.
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