Norway Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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== Collection Time Period  ==
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|title=Norway Marriages, 1660-1926}} <br>
 
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This index covers events from 1650 through1920.
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== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
  
This index is an electronic database of information compiled from a variety of sources including the following:
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This index is an electronic index for the years 1660 to 1926.
  
*Family Records  
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It is not necessarily intended to index any specific set of records. This index is not complete for any particular place or region. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.
*Church Records
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*Civil Registration
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This index is not complete for any particular place or region.
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=== Record Content  ===
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== Record Content and Use ==
  
The key genealogical facts found in marriage index entries may include:
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For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article [[Marriages Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].
  
*Name of bride and groom
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=== Finding the Original Source for an Entry in This Collection ===
*Names of the parents
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*Marriage date
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*Marriage place
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*Family History Library Microfilm and item numbers for the source materials
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== How to Use the Collection  ==
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Use this index to help you learn more about your ancestors. The information could help you identify family relationships and lineages as well as direct you to original records of your ancestors, which may contain additional information.
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=== Finding the Original Source for an Entry in This Collection ===
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Each entry in this index has a source listed which includes a batch number. You will need to trace the batch number for the individual entry to learn its source. Please see the following wiki articles for more information on batch numbers:  
 
Each entry in this index has a source listed which includes a batch number. You will need to trace the batch number for the individual entry to learn its source. Please see the following wiki articles for more information on batch numbers:  
  
 
*[[IGI]]  
 
*[[IGI]]  
*[[IGI Batch Number Descriptions]]  
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*[[IGI Batch Number Descriptions]]
  
 
If an FHL film number is given in the entry for your ancestor, search for it in the [https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog&catSearchType=film_number Family History Library Catalog].  
 
If an FHL film number is given in the entry for your ancestor, search for it in the [https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog&catSearchType=film_number Family History Library Catalog].  
  
== Record History  ==
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As an alternative to ordering a microfilm from the Catalog, you can search the digitized parish registers at the following link: [http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:kb_read http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:kb_read] . Be sure to click on English (or the language of choice) from the blue bar at the top. Since Batch M86624-7 is for marriages from Horten, Vestfold, Norway, on the blue leftside dropdown menu, select the appropriate county (Vestfold), parish (Horten), type of register (Parish register (official)).
  
For over 30 years, volunteer indexers extracted this information from microfilm copies of the original records. In 2001, some of the entries were published on 2 CDs by the Family History Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as the "Scandinavia Vital Records Index: Norway." This index is an index of the births or christenings; marriages; and deaths or burials throughout Norway. The index is not necessarily complete for any particular place or region.  
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For example: if you were searching for Otto Christian Hansen (fictitious name) married on 8 July 1899 to Cristine Karlsdatter (fictitious name), then you would choose the year range from the register results (i.e., Horten: 1896-1904), Parish register (official)). From the next screen, select the Type of record (Marriage records) and the specific year (1899 (270)). Otto Christian Hansen and Cristine Karlsdatter would be listed on page 272 in the original register.<br>
  
=== Why This Record Was Created ===
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== Related Web Sites ==
  
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sponsored the indexing of this collection to help individuals find information about their ancestors.  
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[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/WebMeta.exe?slag=vismeny&fylkenr=&knr=&aar=&dagens=&katnr=4 WebMeta Searchable database]
 
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=== Record Reliability  ===
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Church records and civil registration were official records and are some of the most reliable sources of information available for those who were born, married, or died in Norway.
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== Related Web Sites  ==
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This section of the article is incomplete. You can help FamilySearch Wiki by adding links to related websites here.  
 
This section of the article is incomplete. You can help FamilySearch Wiki by adding links to related websites here.  
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== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
  
[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Norway_Vital_Records Norway Vital Records]  
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*[[Norway|Norway]]
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*[[Norway Church Records]]
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*[[Norway Vital Records]]
  
[http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;c=1468080 Norway Marriages 1700-1900]
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== Contributions to This Article  ==
 
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=== Contributions to This Article  ===
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== Sources of Information for This Collection ==
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections ==
  
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When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.  
  
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections ==
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A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].
  
When you copy information from a record, you should also list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.
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=== Citation for This Collection  ===
  
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the Wiki Article: [[How to Cite FamilySearch Collections|How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]]
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The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.
  
==== Examples of Source Citations for a Record in This Collection:  ====
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{{Collection citation | text= "Norway, Marriages, 1660-1926." Index. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.}}
  
*"Norway Marriages, 1660-1926." Database index, ''FamilySearch'':accessed March 31, 2011. entry for Joen Christensen Oen and Karen Larsdatter Hertzog, married 18 August 1775; citing Marriage Records, reference Bk 12 pg 131, FHL film 125839; Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records.
 
  
 
[[Category:Norway|Vital]]
 
[[Category:Norway|Vital]]

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Access the records: Norway Marriages, 1660-1926 .

Contents

Record Description

This index is an electronic index for the years 1660 to 1926.

It is not necessarily intended to index any specific set of records. This index is not complete for any particular place or region. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.


Record Content and Use

For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article Marriages Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records).

Finding the Original Source for an Entry in This Collection

Each entry in this index has a source listed which includes a batch number. You will need to trace the batch number for the individual entry to learn its source. Please see the following wiki articles for more information on batch numbers:

If an FHL film number is given in the entry for your ancestor, search for it in the Family History Library Catalog.

As an alternative to ordering a microfilm from the Catalog, you can search the digitized parish registers at the following link: http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:kb_read . Be sure to click on English (or the language of choice) from the blue bar at the top. Since Batch M86624-7 is for marriages from Horten, Vestfold, Norway, on the blue leftside dropdown menu, select the appropriate county (Vestfold), parish (Horten), type of register (Parish register (official)).

For example: if you were searching for Otto Christian Hansen (fictitious name) married on 8 July 1899 to Cristine Karlsdatter (fictitious name), then you would choose the year range from the register results (i.e., Horten: 1896-1904), Parish register (official)). From the next screen, select the Type of record (Marriage records) and the specific year (1899 (270)). Otto Christian Hansen and Cristine Karlsdatter would be listed on page 272 in the original register.

Related Web Sites

WebMeta Searchable database

This section of the article is incomplete. You can help FamilySearch Wiki by adding links to related websites here.

Related Wiki Articles

Contributions to This Article

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. Guidelines are available to help you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide. If you would like to get more involved join the WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.

A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.

"Norway, Marriages, 1660-1926." Index. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.