Norway Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)
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Norway Marriages, 1660-1926
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What is in the Collection?
This is an index to marriages in Norway for the years 1660 to 1926. 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.
For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article Marriages Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records).
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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 FamilySearch 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.
Known Issues with This Collection
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WebMeta Searchable database. This site is no longer current. The National Archives of Norway has kept it online, but no longer adds any content to it. For current content from the National Archives see Digitalarkivet - Search for church books.
Citing this Collection
Citing your sources makes it easy for others to find and evaluate the records you used. When you copy information from a record, list where you found that information. Here you can find citations already created for the entire collection and for each individual record or image.
- "Norway, Marriages, 1660-1926." 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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