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Welcome to the
Danish-American Genealogical Society

About Us

Curious about discovering your Danish ancestors?

Learn tips and techniques from our experienced speakers, monthly meetings, quarterly newsletter, and network with others interested in Danish genealogy

No matter where you live, membership has its benefits

Even if you can't attend meetings in person, you can receive digital copies of speaker notes and our newsletter

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Trusted genealogy resource for over 35 years

Founded in 1982, NDAGS is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping teach the skills needed to research your Danish ancestry. We are an affiliate of the Minnesota Genealogical Society and closely affilaited with the Danish American Center

Our Mission

Provide an organization that people interested in Danish genealogy and family history can join no matter where they live.

Exchange ideas related to both Danish genealogy and general genealogy research and methodology, with a network of members ranging from new beginners to seasoned experts.

Provide informative instruction on a range of genealogy topics

Encourage interest in Danish heritage and culture

Encourage research and writing of family, emigration, immigration, and settlement histories

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Contact Us

National Danish-American Genealogical Society

3030 West River Parkway South, Minneapolis MN 55406

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NDAGS Officers


Heather Mullen


Bill Holmquist


Myra Madsen


Barbara Bahnson


Bill Holmquist

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