Norway Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)
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Access the records: Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927 .
This index is an electronic index for the years 1634 to 1927. It is not necessarily intended to index any specific set of records. This index is not complete for any particular place or region. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.
Citation for This Collection
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- Genealogical Society of Utah. Norway, Baptisms. Index based on data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah.
Record Content and Use
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If an FHL film number is given in the entry for your ancestor, search for it in the Family History Library 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 C42346-1 is for baptisms 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) born on 2 January 1872 and baptized on 4 February 1872, then you would choose the year range from the register results (i.e., Horten: 1872-1877, Parish register (official)). From the next screen, select the Type of record (Birth and baptism records) and the specific year (1972 (001)). Otto Christian would be listed on the first page in the original register.
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Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection
"Norway Baptisms, 1634-1927." database, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org: accessed 31 March 2011); Peter Paulsen,1 January 1871; citing Church Records, FHL microfilm 123,208; Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records.