Basic Norwegian genealogy – a list of links to some of the sites used in the webinar for the National Nordic Museum 26 and 27 September 2020

Remember if the site is in Norwegian, it is easy to translate with Google translate or within Chrome.

DigitaltMuseum (a place to find photographs, things/artifacts, persons and much more)

https://digitaltmuseum.no/search/?aq=type:%22story%22

Facebook (an example of a group with pictures from a Norwegian municipality)

https://www.facebook.com/groups/166898923360227

«Bygdebøker»/Farm books

This link is to a bibliography for Farm books

https://lokalhistoriewiki.no/wiki/Forside:Bibliografi

(if you want to see what is published for a specific municipality, go to the right county by scrolling down to the blue area. Click on the county and on the page you arrive at, the municipalities are listed. Click the right one. )

An accurate and informative blogpost

https://www.lailanc.no/?s=bygdeb%C3%B8ker

How to Find the Ancestor’s Town of Origin

https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Norway_Emigration_and_Immigration

FamilySearch – Norwegian Genealogy

https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Norway_Genealogy

Names

https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Norway_Names_Personal

Translation

https://translate.google.com/

How  to type Æ,Ø, Å

http://www.norwaydc.org/genealogy/resources/characters

Where to search

https://www.familysearch.org/search/

https://www.ancestry.com/

https://www.myheritage.com/

https://en.uit.no/startsida

https://rhd.uit.no/folketellinger/folketellinger_e.aspx

https://www.digitalarkivet.no/en/

Church books

https://www.digitalarkivet.no/en/search/sources

Blogs

Slekt og slikt – Laila Normann Christiansen

https://www.lailanc.no/

Barnas hjerter til fedrene – Cathrine Apelseth Aanensen

https://www.tilfedrene.com/

Both have an option to translate the text to English.

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