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== Getting started with Iceland research  ==
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Guide to '''Iceland ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, and military records. <br>
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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 [[Category: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!  
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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!  
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== Getting started with Iceland research  ==
  
''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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''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 Scandinavian Gothic Handwritten Records.]''  
  
 
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*[[Iceland County List|County List]]  
 
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=== Strategies  ===
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[[Introduction to Icelandic Search Strategy|Introduction to Icelandic Search Strategies]]  
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*[[Iceland Vital Records Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Iceland Vital Records Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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Also see the Iceland GenWeb at [http://www.halfdan.is/vestur/aettskra.htm Íslenski Ættfræðivefurinn].  
 
Also see the Iceland GenWeb at [http://www.halfdan.is/vestur/aettskra.htm Íslenski Ættfræðivefurinn].  
  
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*[http://www.manntal.is/ The National Archives Census Database]
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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/catalog-search Finding Your Ancestors 1835-1900 Resource Guide]
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*[https://familysearch.org/catalog-search 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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*[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.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://www.rootsweb.com/~islwgw/ Iceland GenWeb]
 
 
[http://groups.msn.com/IcelandicAssociationofUtah/_homepage.msnw?pgmarket=en-us Icelandic Association of Utah]
 
 
[https://familysearch.org/#form=catalog Icelandic Genealogical Word List]
 
 
[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]
 
 
[http://www.islendingabok.is/IServlets/index.jsp Íslendingabók]
 
 
[http://www.archives.is/ Þjóðskjalasafn Íslands]
 
  
 
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Latest revision as of 21:38, 10 February 2015

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Guide to Iceland ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, and military records.

Beginners Corner
Get Help Reading Records
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News and Events
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Topics
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Iceland Glaumbaer.jpg

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 describing 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:


Related Pages

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