Pulpit carved by Hans Larsen Karlstad, painted by Peder Aadnes in Hov church in Land, on the occasion of the church’s opening in 1782. I have had…… Read more “Woodcarver Hans Larsen Karlstad (1748-1832)”
Category: How to Research in Norway
Tips and techniques on researching and searching for your Norwegian ancestors in Norway with Liv Birgit Christensen.
Kurs: Hvordan finne slekt i USA og Canada
Kurset holdes 18. mars 2023, Kl. 1000 – 1500 på Bekkestua bibliotek. Pris kr 500. Noen temaer Litt emigrasjonshistorie Hvor skal jeg begynne? Navn i Norge og…… Read more “Kurs: Hvordan finne slekt i USA og Canada”
Innføring i slektsforskning og søkehjelp
Kurset avholdes på Bærum bibliotek Bekkestua 11. februar 2023 og varer fra 10:00-15:00. Pris kr. 500. Noen temaer Hva er slektsforskning?Navn, oppkalling, patronym og etternavn.Bruk av slektsprogram.Hvor…… Read more “Innføring i slektsforskning og søkehjelp”
Ten most useful websites for Norwegian genealogy research in ten minutes.
Brudefølge fra Søndmør. Made by Egersunds Fayancefabrik between 1867 og 1876. For those with English as their main language, I would suggest that you start your genealogy…… Read more “Ten most useful websites for Norwegian genealogy research in ten minutes.”
Coming (soon): A book about Norwegian family history research
Margaret Helen Strand and Liv Birgit Christensen have used the period of the Covid lockdown to write a How-to-book about Norwegian family history research for an English-speaking…… Read more “Coming (soon): A book about Norwegian family history research”
Oslo Ladegård situated in Oslo gate 13. Built in 1725 on the ruins of the old bishops’ residence. A lot of background information can be found on…… Read more “Digital entertainment?”
Ingvald Johan Hansen Bratli – a military man
My great grandfather, Ingvald Johan Hansen, born 1815 and died in 1888, was married twice, first with Karen Oline Jahnsen and then with her niece Birgitte Jahnsen.…… Read more “Ingvald Johan Hansen Bratli – a military man”
Old family photos portraying children
Pictures of children are dear to us all and the old ones may be even more of a gift. What did mom or dad look like when…… Read more “Old family photos portraying children”
Birgit Halvorsdatter Holte (1889-1978) – a husmann’s daughter
My grandmother was born in Atrå, Tinn in Telemark on 4th June 1889, as the ninth child of Aslaug Olsdatter Velta and Halvor Toresson Odden, later Holte.…… Read more “Birgit Halvorsdatter Holte (1889-1978) – a husmann’s daughter”
Old artifacts: tine or laup
A laup from Oppdal, Trøndelag. The item on the right is called tine or laup in Norwegian. According to Ola Grefstad, historian and conservator, the term in…… Read more “Old artifacts: tine or laup”
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