John Follesdal’s Ancestors from Norway Pages
Ancestors from Norway – Hedmark section
This site contains articles and information about doing genealogy research in Norway. Info about bygdebøker, parish records and other references to help you get started with your research.
Rootsweb Norway List Home Page
This site contains articles and information to help you get started with family research in Norway. Gives many links to sites about history and culture etc.. Explains how to subscribe to the rootsweb Norway emailing list.
Norway’s Digital Archives
Find your ancestors in the parish records by accessing actual images of the church records. Also search census transcriptions. Contains many other databases as well.
This site is dedicated to Norwegian Emigration. Find transcriptions of early ship passenger lists, articles about emigration, ships, shipping lines and ship schedules.
Otto Jorgensen’s Dictionary
A dictionary of Norwegian words that are commonly found in records of interest to genealogists - includes their English translations.
DIS – Norge
Try to connect with people in Norway who may be researching your family. Search and submit family data.
Norwegian-American Bygdelagenes Fellesraad
Home page of Fellesraad – the council of Norwegian-American bygdelags – has information about the 32 affiliated lags in the United States.
Cyndi’s List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet
Subscription site containing 100s of indexes, US and state censuses, passenger lists – especially helpful with US research
Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum
Evangelical Lutheran Church of America
Information regarding the ELCAs archives.
Norwegian Church Photographs
Site that has downloadable photos of churches from throughout Norway.
Norway Family History Association Website
NHOH lag Research Aids page
Research links related to Hedmark fylke.
Flags of the World – Hedmark
Hedmark – Wikipedia
Sølor – Wikipedia
Denmark and Sweden Research Sites
SVAR – Swedish Archives
Find information about original records in public archives. Subscriptions for access to databases with scanned images and indexes. Buy records on microfiche.
New site that has color digital images of the original church records for some areas in Sweden. Subscription site. Collection is growing.
DIS – Computer Genealogy Society of Sweden
Search and/or contribute family research to connect with others researching the same families.
Swenson Immigration Research Center
A national archives and research institute providing resources for the study of Swedish immigration to North America, the communities the immigrants established, and the role the immigrants and their descendants have played in American life.
Free access to images of Danish parish records and censuses - Registration and a password are required.
Danish Demographic Database
Emigrant and Danish census databases – searchable by name, parish, date etc…
Denmark List FAQ page
Danish research links and information about culture, language, geography etc…
DIS – Danmark
Search and/or contribute family research to connect with others researching the same families
People and Places – Search Sites
Search site from the LDS church. Search for people or places in their indexes or find what resources are available in their library.
Minnesota Historical Society
Search their library and also search for people in the birth and death record indexes.
ND Vital Records – Public Death Index
Wisconsin Historical Society – Genealogy pages
Search people in their genealogy indexes – including births, deaths, marriages
South Dakota Birth Index (for 100 year old records, starting in 1856)
MN Marriage Index
This index is new – new records are being added to the index regularly so check back often if you don’t find what you are looking for.
Library and Archives Canada – Passenger Lists
Here you will find passenger lists for arrivals in Canada since many of our Norwegian ancestors arrived via Canada this can be useful. Not searchable by name – just ship and dates.