Jan Mayen, Norway Genealogy

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Guide to Jan Mayen ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, parish registers, and military records.

Country Information

Jan Mayen is an island in the Arctic Ocean and part of Norway. Its nearest neighbors are Norway, Iceland, and Greenland.[1]

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Getting Started with Jan Mayen Research

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Jan Mayen Research Tools

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  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Jan Mayen," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jan_Mayen, accessed 28 April 2016.