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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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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  ==
 
== 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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Turf houses in Glaumbær, Iceland

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

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 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.

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