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Guide to Norway ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, and military records.
Norway is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe bordered by Sweden, Finland, Russia, and Denmark. From 1814 to 1905 it was part of the Swedish-Norwegian Union. Norwegian is the official language.
Getting Started with Norway Research
Links to articles on getting started with Norway research.
Norway Research Tools
Links to articles and websites that assist in Norway research.
Norway Clickable Map
Parishes in Norway
Regions in Norway
More Norway Research Strategies
Research strategies give guidance on how to research or what records to search for first. Below are additional research strategy Wiki articles for Norway.
- Research Strategies
- "How to" Guides
- Record Selection Table
- Birth Record Search Strategy 1500-1813
- Birth Record Search Strategy 1814-Present
- Birth, Marriage, and Death Search Strategies 1500 - Present
- Death Record Search Strategy 1500-1813
- Death Record Search Strategy 1814-Present
- Obtaining Background Information
- Scandinavian Research
More Norway Research Tools
Research tools can include resources that assist in locating correct records to search and determining the correct locality to search in. Below are links and Wiki articles to research tools in Norway.
- Record Finder
- Norway: Typing Æ, Ø, and Å
- Parish heading list
- Census Register Headings
- Feast Day Calendar (Moveable)
- Feast Days (Fixed and Moveable)
- Reading Scandinavian Gothic Handwritten Records.
- Handwriting Examples
- Norwegian Currency
- Weight and Measurement in Old Norway
- Given Names List
Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in resourcing your family.
- Facebook Communities - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
- Learning Center - Online genealogy courses
- Historical Records
- Family History Center locator map
- Wikipedia contributors, "Norway," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Norway, accessed 23 March 2016.