Norway Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)
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Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927
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What is in the Collection?
This is an index to baptisms in Norway for the years 1634 to 1927. This index is not complete for any particular place, region or time period. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.
The information in this collection was extracted from parish registers. The names of the child and parents are usually included. The name of the family's residence, or farm name (gårdnavne) was not indexed.
For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article Births and Christenings Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records).
Please note that owing to privacy laws not all records in the database may be searchable. A map and table showing the number of records for each county is available at Norway Baptisms.
The County Number in the table below is the identification number for the 19 counties of Norway used by Norwegian government. Records for Bergen are included in Hordaland County. Records where no locality can be precisely identified are listed as "Norway (state)."
|14||Sogn og Fjordane||374,451|
|15||Møre og Romsdal||381,468|
What Can This Record Tell Me?
This index was created from baptismal records of the Norwegian Lutheran Church. The index data generally includes the child's name, baptism date and the names of the parents. If an FHL film number is given in the entry for your ancestor, search for it in the FamilySearch Catalog.
These indexed records are not presently linked to images. Images are available at the National Archives of Norway's website, Digitalarkivet.
Known Issues with This Collection
For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached Wiki article. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.
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Citing this Collection
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- "Norway, Baptisms, 1634-1927 ." Database. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.
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