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Welcome to the Iceland Page! FamilySearch Wiki is a community website dedicated to helping people throughout the world learn how to find their ancestors. Through the Iceland page you can learn how to find, use, and analyze Icelandic records of genealogical value. The content is variously targeted to beginners, intermediate, and expert researchers. Please visit the [[Help:Contributor Help|help page]] to learn more about using the site. The Iceland Page is a work in progress, your contributions and [[FamilySearch_Wiki:Feedback|feedback]] are essential!
  
 
== Getting started with Iceland research  ==
 
== Getting started with Iceland research  ==
  
Welcome to the Iceland Page! FamilySearch Wiki is a community website dedicated to helping people throughout the world learn how to find their ancestors. Through the Iceland page you can learn how to find, use, and analyze Icelandic records of genealogical value. The content is variously targeted to beginners, intermediate, and expert researchers. Please visit the [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Category:Help help page] to learn more about using the site. The Iceland Page is a work in progress, your contributions and [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/FamilySearch_Wiki:Feedback feedback] are essential!
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''See the tutorials at FamilySearch Learning Center on [https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/scandinavian-research/127 Scandinavian Research] and on [https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?q=*&fq=place%3A%22Scandinavia%22 Reading&nbsp;Scandinavian Gothic Handwritten Records.]''
  
 
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[[Introduction to Icelandic Search Strategy|Introduction to Icelandic Search Strategies]]
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Also see the Iceland GenWeb at [http://www.halfdan.is/vestur/aettskra.htm Íslenski Ættfræðivefurinn].
  
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*[http://www.genealogylinks.net/europe/iceland/index.html Iceland Genealogy Links]
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*[http://www.familytreemagazine.com/ethnic_cat.asp?ethnicity=Icelandic Family Tree Magazine: Icelandic Toolkit]
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*[https://familysearch.org/#form=catalog Finding Your Ancestors 1835-1900 Resource Guide]
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*[https://familysearch.org/#form=catalog Gothic Handwriting Resource Guide]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.com/~islwgw/ Iceland GenWeb]
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*[http://groups.msn.com/IcelandicAssociationofUtah/_homepage.msnw?pgmarket=en-us Icelandic Association of Utah]
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*[https://familysearch.org/#form=catalog Icelandic Genealogical Word List]
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*[http://genforum.genealogy.com/ut/messages/2102.html Icelandic-Spanish Fork-Vigdis Johnson]
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*[http://lists.webjunction.org/libweb/Iceland.html Libweb - Directory of Libraries in Iceland]
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*[http://www.halfdan.is/vestur/vestur.htm The Emigration from Iceland to North America]
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*[http://www.islendingabok.is/IServlets/index.jsp Íslendingabók]
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*[http://www.archives.is/ Þjóðskjalasafn Íslands]
  
Thanks to Hálfdan Helgason, [http://www.halfdan.is/vestur/census.htm 1816 Iceland census] has searchable PDF files with headers in English.
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Also see the Iceland GenWeb at [http://www.halfdan.is/vestur/aettskra.htm Íslenski Ættfræðivefurinn].
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[http://www.genealogylinks.net/europe/iceland/index.html Iceland Genealogy Links]
 
 
[http://www.familytreemagazine.com/ethnic_cat.asp?ethnicity=Icelandic Family Tree Magazine: Icelandic Toolkit]
 
 
[https://familysearch.org/#form=catalog Finding Your Ancestors 1835-1900 Resource Guide]
 
 
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[http://groups.msn.com/IcelandicAssociationofUtah/_homepage.msnw?pgmarket=en-us Icelandic Association of Utah]
 
 
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[http://genforum.genealogy.com/ut/messages/2102.html Icelandic-Spanish Fork-Vigdis Johnson]
 
 
[http://lists.webjunction.org/libweb/Iceland.html Libweb - Directory of Libraries in Iceland]
 
 
[http://www.halfdan.is/vestur/vestur.htm The Emigration from Iceland to North America]
 
 
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Revision as of 01:21, 28 February 2013

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Welcome to the Iceland Page! FamilySearch Wiki is a community website dedicated to helping people throughout the world learn how to find their ancestors. Through the Iceland page you can learn how to find, use, and analyze Icelandic records of genealogical value. The content is variously targeted to beginners, intermediate, and expert researchers. Please visit the help page to learn more about using the site. The Iceland Page is a work in progress, your contributions and feedback are essential!

Getting started with Iceland research

See the tutorials at FamilySearch Learning Center on Scandinavian Research and on Reading Scandinavian Gothic Handwritten Records.

Jurisdictions

(Your text or images here)

 Research Tools

Wiki articles descrbing online collections are found at:

Strategies

Introduction to Icelandic Search Strategies

Featured Content

Thanks to Hálfdan Helgason, 1816 Iceland census has searchable PDF files with headers in English.

Also see the Iceland GenWeb at Íslenski Ættfræðivefurinn.

Useful Websites

Help Wanted

In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:

Did you know?

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