Lithuania Goals:  1: Research   2: Archives and Libraries   3: Census and Church   4: Military Records   5: Maps and Gazetteers   6: Newspapers   7: Websites   8: Search Records   9: Get Help        SEARCH


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Goal 1: Learn about Lithuanian research.


A. Learn about Lithuanian genealogy.

  1. Learn about Lithuanian research in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Lithuania Genealogy
  2. Explore the Genealogy of Lithuania page on the GebnealogyWise site.
  3. Use the Lithuania Record Finder to understand record types for research.
    FS—Wiki: Lithuania Record Finder
  4. 2018-01-24

B. Explore Lithuanian genealogy.

  1. Explore the RootsWeb Lithuanian Genealogy site.
  2. Explore the site for research records.
  3. 2017-10-08

Goal 2: Learn about Lithuanian archives and libraries.


A. Explore Lithuanian archives and libraries.

  1. Explore the State Archives of Lithuania for genealogy resources.
  2. Explore the Archives Portal Europe site.

Goal 3: Learn about Lithuania census and church records.


A. Learn about Lithuania census records.

  1. Learn about Lithuania census records in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Lithuania Census Records
  2. Learn about Lithuanian first names and their significance.

B. Learn about Lithuania church records.

  1. Learn about Lithuania church records in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Lithuania Church Records
  2. Explore the Jewish Genealogy Encyclopedia for Jewish resources in Lithuania.
  3. Learn about using the ePaveldas site to access Roman Catholic records.
    FS—Catholic Church Records

Goal 4: Learn about Lithuania military records.


A. Learn about Lithuanian military records.

  1. Learn about Lithuania military records in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Lithuania Military Records

Goal 5: Learn about Lithuania maps and gazetteers.


A. Explore Lithuania maps.

  1. Explore the Perry-Castaneda map collection for Lithuania maps.
  2. Explore old maps of Lithuania in the 1900 Collection.
  3. Access an 1882 map of the Baltic States, including Lithuania.
  4. Explore the David Rumsey collection of Lithuania maps.
  5. Explore the Old Maps Online site for Lithuania maps.

B. Explore Lithuania gazetteers.

  1. Learn about Lithuania gazetteers in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Lithuania Gazetteers

Goal 6: Learn about Lithuania newspapers.


A. Explore Lithuania newspapers.

  1. Search Lithuanian newspapers in the site.
  2. Search Lithuanian newspapers in the ABYZ News Links site.

Goal 7: Explore additional websites for research.


A. There are a number of websites with valuable resources for Lithuanian research.

  1. Explore links in Cyndi's List.
  2. Explore links in Kindred Trails.
  3. Explore links in
  4. Search the FindaGrave site for cemetery records.
  5. Search the BillionGraves site for cemetery records.

Goal 8: Search records from Lithuania.


A. Use links to quickly search the most common record collections for Lithuania.

Note: To search records on these sites, you must be registered or be at a FamilySearch Center.

  1. Click a link in the first section to search a FamilySearch collection.
  2. Click a link in the second section to search an Ancestry collection.

B. Explore additional record collections.

  1. 1. Explore the FamilySearch page for Lithuanian online record collections.
  2. In each program (FamilySearch, Ancestry, Findmypast or MyHeritage), explore additional record collections besides the ones listed in QUIKLinks on this page.

Goal 9: Get Help with your Lithuania research.


A. Use Facebook pages to get answers to your questions.

  1. Visit the Lithuanian Global Genealogical Society page on Facebook.
  2. Visit the Lithuanian Genealogy page on Facebook.
  3. See the Genealogy on Facebook list of Facebook groups dedicated to helping with research for Lithuania.

B. Join a mailing list or message board for Lithuania research.

  1. Search the RootsWeb site for Lithuania research mailing lists.
  2. Explore the Lithuania research mailing lists on Cyndi's List.

C. Learn about Lithuania genealogy societies.

  1. Explore Lithuania genealogy society sites on Cyndi's list.


Census and Family Lists:   1795-1900
Tax and Voters Lists:   1839-1949
Online Genealogy Records