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== Passenger Lists  ==
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[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/webcens.exe?slag=visbase&filnamn=0700EMIG&spraak=e&metanr=1349 Emigrantar over Bergen frå Austlandet]  
[http://digitalarkivet.arkivverket.no/en-gb/gen/sok/8/100029 Passport records for Solør and Odalen fogderi 1843-1857  and Solør fogderi 1857-1887]
== Probate Records  ==
== Probate Records  ==

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Norway > Hedmark County

Hedmark is a county in Norway, bordering Sør-Trøndelag, Oppland and Akershus. The county administration is in Hamar.

Hedmark makes up the northeastern part of Østlandet, the southeastern part of the country. It includes a long part of the borderline with Sweden, Dalarna County and Värmland County. Geographically, Hedmark is in the traditional sense divided in the following areas: Hedemarken, east of Mjøsa, Østerdalen, north of Elverum, and Glåmdalen, south of Elverum. Hedmark and Oppland are the only Norwegian counties with no coastline. Hedmark also hosted some of the 1994 Winter Olympic Games.

Hedmark is one of the less urbanized areas in Norway, as about half of the inhabitants live on rural land. Population is mainly concentrated in the rich agricultural district adjoining Mjøsa to the southeast. The county's extensive forests supply much of Norway's timber. Logs were previously floated down Glomma to the coast but are now transported by truck and train.

Family History Resources

Hedmark County, Norway Hedemark Historielag

Government Offices and Sites

Cities, Parishes and Clerical Districts in Hedmark County

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Cemeteries in Hedmark County


Church Records

Photos of churches in Hedmark

Farm Books

Land Records

1886 and 1838 land registers are found at The Norwegian Historical Data Centre. These are Excel files, which can be downloaded. The give the name of the farm, the farm owner, and the amount of tax. Both farms and sub-farms are included.

Military Records 

Passenger Lists

Passport records for Solør and Odalen fogderi 1843-1857 and Solør fogderi 1857-1887

Probate Records

Digitised probate records for Hedmark County

Register:  Clerical Records for Hedmark and Østerdalen 1695-1777

Clerical Records for Hedmark and Østerdalen 1695-1777

Probate Jurisdictions

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