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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 help page to learn more about using the site. The Iceland Page is a work in progress, your contributions and feedback are essential!


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Introduction to Icelandic Search Strategies

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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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Useful Websites

Iceland Genealogy Links

Family Tree Magazine: Icelandic Toolkit

Finding Your Ancestors 1835-1900 Resource Guide

Gothic Handwriting Resource Guide

Iceland GenWeb

Icelandic Association of Utah

Icelandic Genealogical Word List

Icelandic-Spanish Fork-Vigdis Johnson

Libweb - Directory of Libraries in Iceland

The Emigration from Iceland to North America


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