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''[[Europe]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Norway Genealogy|Norway]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Troms_County,_Norway|Troms County]]''
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Guide to '''Troms County, Norway ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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[[Norway|'''''Norway''''']] &gt; '''''Troms County'''''
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Troms is a county in North Norway, bordering Finnmark to the northeast and Nordland in the southwest. To the south is Norrbotten Län in Sweden and further southeast is a shorter border with Lapland Province in Finland. To the west is the Norwegian Sea (Atlantic ocean). The entire county is located north of the Arctic circle. Until 1919 the county was known as Tromsø amt. On 1 July 2006, the Northern Sami name for the county, Romsa, was granted official status along with Troms.  
 
Troms is a county in North Norway, bordering Finnmark to the northeast and Nordland in the southwest. To the south is Norrbotten Län in Sweden and further southeast is a shorter border with Lapland Province in Finland. To the west is the Norwegian Sea (Atlantic ocean). The entire county is located north of the Arctic circle. Until 1919 the county was known as Tromsø amt. On 1 July 2006, the Northern Sami name for the county, Romsa, was granted official status along with Troms.  
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{{Troms Parish Map}}  
 
{{Troms Parish Map}}  
  
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*[[Andørja, Norway|Andørja]]  
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*[[Andørja, Troms, Norway Genealogy|Andøya]]  
*[[Astafjord, Norway|Astafjord]]  
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*[[Astafjord, Troms, Norway Genealogy|Astafjord]]  
*[[Balsfjord, Norway|Balsfjord]]  
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*[[Balsfjord, Troms, Norway Genealogy|Balsfjord]]  
*[[Bardu (Bardø), Norway|Bardu (Bardø)]]  
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*[[Bardu (Bardø), Troms, Norway Genealogy|Bardu (Bardø)]]  
*[[Berg, Troms, Norway|Berg]]  
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*[[Berg, Troms, Norway Genealogy|Berg]]  
*[[Bjarkøy, Norway|Bjarkøy]]  
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*[[Bjarkøy, Troms, Norway Genealogy|Bjarkøy]]  
*[[Dyrøy, Norway|Dyrøy]]  
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*[[Dyrøy, Troms, Norway Genealogy|Dyrøy]]  
*[[Gratangen, Norway|Gratangen]]  
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*[[Gratangen, Troms, Norway Genealogy|Gratangen]]  
*[[Harstad, Norway|Harstad]]  
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*[[Harstad, Troms, Norway Genealogy|Harstad]]  
*[[Helgøy, Norway|Helgøy]]  
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*[[Helgøy, Troms, Norway Genealogy|Helgøy]]  
*[[Hillesøy, Norway|Hillesøy]]
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*[[Ibestad, Norway|Ibestad]]  
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*[[Ibestad, Troms, Norway Genealogy|Ibestad]]  
*[[Karlsøy, Norway|Karlsøy (Carlsøy)]]  
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*[[Karlsøy, Troms, Norway Genealogy|Karlsøy (Carlsøy)]]  
*[[Kvæfjord, Norway|Kvæfjord (Kvedfjord)]]  
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*[[Kvæfjord, Troms, Norway Genealogy|Kvæfjord (Kvedfjord)]]  
*[[Kvænangen, Norway|Kvænangen]]  
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*[[Kvænangen, Troms, Norway Genealogy|Kvænangen]]  
*[[Kåfjord, Troms, Norway|Kåfjord]]  
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*[[Kåfjord, Troms, Norway Genealogy|Kåfjord]]  
*[[Lavangen, Norway|Lavangen]]  
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*[[Lavangen, Troms, Norway Genealogy|Lavangen]]  
*[[Lenvik, Norway|Lenvik]]  
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*[[Lenvik, Troms, Norway Genealogy|Lenvik]]  
*[[Lyngen, Norway|Lyngen]]  
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*[[Lyngen, Troms, Norway Genealogy|Lyngen]]  
*[[Malangen, Norway|Malangen]]  
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*[[Malangen, Troms, Norway Genealogy|Malangen]]  
*[[Mefjord, Norway|Mefjord]]  
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*[[Mefjord, Troms, Norway Genealogy|Mefjord]]  
*[[Målselv, Norway|Målselv]]
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*[[Målselv, Troms, Norway Genealogy|Målselv]]
  
 
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*[[Nordreisa, Norway|Nordreisa]]  
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*[[Nordreisa, Troms, Norway Genealogy|Nordreisa]]  
*[[Salangen, Norway|Salangen]]  
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*[[Salangen, Troms, Norway Genealogy|Salangen]]  
*[[Sand, Troms, Norway|Sand]]  
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*[[Sand, Troms, Norway Genealogy|Sand]]  
*[[Sandsøy, Norway|Sandsøy, see also Trondenes]]  
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*[[Sandsøy, Troms, Norway Genealogy|Sandsøy, see also Trondenes]]  
*[[Sandtorg, Norway|Sandtorg]]  
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*[[Sandtorg, Troms, Norway Genealogy|Sandtorg]]  
*[[Skjervøy, Norway|Skjervøy (Skjærvø)]]  
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*[[Skjervøy, Troms, Norway Genealogy|Skjervøy (Skjærvø)]]  
*[[Skånland, Norway|Skåneland]]  
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*[[Skånland, Troms, Norway Genealogy|Skåneland]]  
*[[Stonglandet, Norway|Stonglandet]]  
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*[[Stonglandet, Troms, Norway Genealogy|Stonglandet]]  
*[[Storfjord, Norway|Storfjord]]  
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*[[Storfjord, Troms, Norway Genealogy|Storfjord]]  
*[[Sørfjord, Norway|Sørfjord]]
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*[[Sørreisa, Norway|Sørreisa]]  
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*[[Sørreisa, Troms, Norway Genealogy|Sørreisa]]  
*[[Torsken, Norway|Torsken]]  
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*[[Torsken, Troms, Norway Genealogy|Torsken]]  
*[[Tranøy, Norway|Tranøy]]  
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*[[Tranøy, Troms, Norway Genealogy|Tranøy]]  
*[[Tromsø, Norway|Tromsø]]  
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*[[Tromsø, Troms, Norway Genealogy|Tromsø]]  
*[[Tromsøysund, Norway|Tromsøysund]]  
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*[[Tromsøysund, Troms, Norway Genealogy|Tromsøysund]]  
*[[Trondenes, Norway|Trondenes]]  
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*[[Trondenes, Troms, Norway Genealogy|Trondenes]]  
*[[Øverbygd, Norway|Øverbygd]]
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*[[Øverbygd, Troms, Norway Genealogy|Øverbygd]]
  
 
*[[Tromsø Branch (LDS, 1886-1916), Norway|Tromsø Branch (LDS, 1886-1916)]]
 
*[[Tromsø Branch (LDS, 1886-1916), Norway|Tromsø Branch (LDS, 1886-1916)]]
  
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== Census Records  ==
 
== Census Records  ==
  
(Online at Digitalarkivet)
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[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/WebMeta.exe?slag=vismeny&fylkenr=19&knr=&katnr=1&aar=&dagens=&emnenr=1 1660 Census for Troms County]  
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*[http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:db_read/ft/35532/ Lofoten og Vesterålen prosti, Senja prosti, Troms prosti, Prestemanntall 36, 1664 - 1666]  
 
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*[http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:db_read/ft/38466/ Senja og Troms fogderi, Manntall 19, 1701]  
[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/WebMeta.exe?slag=vismeny&fylkenr=19&knr=&katnr=1&aar=&dagens=&emnenr=10 1701 Census for Troms County]  
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*[http://digitalarkivet.arkivverket.no/ft/sok/1801 1801 Census]  
 
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*[http://digitalarkivet.arkivverket.no/ft/sok/1865 1865 Census ]  
[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/WebMeta.exe?slag=vismeny&fylkenr=19&knr=&katnr=1&aar=&dagens=&emnenr=2 1801 Census for Troms County]  
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*[http://digitalarkivet.arkivverket.no/ft/sok/1875 1875 Census] Partial
 
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1529106 Norway Census, 1875] FamilySearch database
[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/WebMeta.exe?slag=vismeny&fylkenr=19&knr=&katnr=1&aar=&dagens=&emnenr=3 1865 Census for Troms County]  
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*[http://digitalarkivet.arkivverket.no/ft/sok/1885 1885 Census] (cities only)
 
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*[http://digitalarkivet.arkivverket.no/finn_kilde?s=&fra=1891&til=1891&ka%5B%5D=0&kt%5B%5D=FOLK&f%5B%5D=19&k%5B%5D=19* Folketelling 1891 Census]
[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/WebMeta.exe?slag=vismeny&fylkenr=19&knr=&katnr=1&aar=&dagens=&emnenr=4 1875 Census for Troms County]  
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*[http://digitalarkivet.arkivverket.no/ft/sok/1900 1900 Census]  
 
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*[http://digitalarkivet.arkivverket.no/ft/sok/1910 1910 Census]
[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/WebMeta.exe?slag=vismeny&fylkenr=19&knr=&katnr=1&aar=&dagens=&emnenr=5 1900 Census for Troms County]  
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[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/WebMeta.exe?slag=vismeny&fylkenr=19&knr=&katnr=1&aar=&dagens=&emnenr=6 Andre]  
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Transcripts of Troms county census, 1769-1770. {{FHL|1127642|title-id|disp=}}  
 
Transcripts of Troms county census, 1769-1770. {{FHL|1127642|title-id|disp=}}  
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The 1891 census for Bergen, Bergen and Troms county, Norway. This census contains the persones navn, sex, postion in the family marital status, when born, place of birth, religion if not member of the state church, occupation, and other miscellaneous information. {{FHL|74295|title-id|disp=}}  
 
The 1891 census for Bergen, Bergen and Troms county, Norway. This census contains the persones navn, sex, postion in the family marital status, when born, place of birth, religion if not member of the state church, occupation, and other miscellaneous information. {{FHL|74295|title-id|disp=}}  
  
Census records in database format available at Digitalarkivet. [http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/WebMeta.exe?slag=vismeny&fylkenr=19&knr=&aar=&dagens=&katnr=1&alle=true] They are for 1663-1666, 1701, 1801, 1845 (for Tromsø and Kvæfjord only), 1865, 1875, 1900.
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Census records in database format available at Digitalarkivet. [http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/WebMeta.exe?slag=vismeny&fylkenr=19&knr=&aar=&dagens=&katnr=1&alle=true] They are for 1663-1666, 1701, 1801, 1845 (for Tromsø and Kvæfjord only), 1865, 1875, 1900.  
  
 
== '''Church Records'''  ==
 
== '''Church Records'''  ==
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== Farm Books  ==
 
== Farm Books  ==
  
[http://slekt1.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=77&Itemid=87 Troms] A list of farm books which have been printed in order of place, with author, year of publication, and remarks.
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[http://slekt1.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=77&Itemid=87 Troms] A list of farm books which have been printed in order of place, with author, year of publication, and remarks.  
  
 
== Land Records  ==
 
== Land Records  ==
  
1886 and 1838 land registers are found at [http://www.rhd.uit.no/matrikkel/excel_e.html 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.
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1886 and 1838 land registers are found at [http://www.rhd.uit.no/matrikkel/excel_e.html 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&nbsp;  ==
 
== Military Records&nbsp;  ==
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== Probate Records  ==
 
== Probate Records  ==
  
[http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:sk_read/search?forvaltning=&fylke=19&embete=&protokoll=&periode=&navn= Digitised probate records for Troms county]  
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*[http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:sk_read/search?forvaltning=&fylke=19&embete=&protokoll=&periode=&navn= Digitised probate records for Troms county]  
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*'''1690-1805''' - [http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/webcens.exe?slag=visbase&sidenr=1&filnamn=sktnorm&gardpostnr=6#nedre Skifteregister Troms 1690-1805] Probates for Troms 1690-1805 in a searchable database.
  
<br>[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/webcens.exe?slag=visbase&sidenr=1&filnamn=sktnorm&gardpostnr=6#nedre Skifteregister Troms 1690-1805] Probates for Troms 1690-1805 in a searchable database.  
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*'''1741-1817''' - [http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/webcens.exe?slag=visbase&filnamn=sktfmil&spraak=e&metanr=123 Militære skifter i Troms og Finmark 1741-1817] Military probate database for Trom and Finnmark counties.  
  
[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/webcens.exe?slag=visbase&filnamn=sktfmil&spraak=e&metanr=123 Militære skifter i Troms og Finmark 1741-1817] Military probate database for Trom and Finnmark counties.  
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*'''1697-1724''' - [http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/webcens.exe?slag=visbase&filnamn=sktfgeis&spraak=e&metanr=122 Geistlige skifter i Troms og Finmark 1697-1824] Clerical probate records database for Troms and Finnmark counties.  
  
[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/webcens.exe?slag=visbase&filnamn=sktfgeis&spraak=e&metanr=122 Geistlige skifter i Troms og Finmark 1697-1824] Clerical probate records database for Troms and Finnmark counties.  
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*'''1706-1753''' - [http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/webcens.exe?slag=visbase&filnamn=lenv1706&spraak=e&metanr=2286 Register: Skifteavskrifter for Lenvik 1706-1753 ved Lenvik Museum] Database index for probate transcripts in Lenvik.
  
[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/webcens.exe?slag=visbase&filnamn=lenv1706&spraak=e&metanr=2286 Register: Skifteavskrifter for Lenvik 1706-1753 ved Lenvik Museum] Database index for probate transcripts in Lenvik.
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*'''1640-1903''' - {{RecordSearch|1661306|Norway, Probate Index Cards, 1640-1903}} at [https://familysearch.org/search| FamilySearch] index
  
 
== Probate Jurisdictions  ==
 
== Probate Jurisdictions  ==
  
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Europe Gotoarrow.png Norway Gotoarrow.pngTroms County


Guide to Troms County, Norway ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.


Troms is a county in North Norway, bordering Finnmark to the northeast and Nordland in the southwest. To the south is Norrbotten Län in Sweden and further southeast is a shorter border with Lapland Province in Finland. To the west is the Norwegian Sea (Atlantic ocean). The entire county is located north of the Arctic circle. Until 1919 the county was known as Tromsø amt. On 1 July 2006, the Northern Sami name for the county, Romsa, was granted official status along with Troms.

Family History Resources

Government Offices and Sites

Troms County Council

Cities, Parishes, Clerical Districts in Troms County

HelgøyKarlsøy (Carlsøy)Skjervøy (Skjærvø)KvænangenNordreisaLyngenSørfjordTromsøTromsøysundHillesøyBergLenvikMalangenBalsfjordStonglandetTorskenTranøyDyrøySørreisaMålselvBjarkøySandsøyTrondenesHarstadKvæfjord (Kvedfjord)IbestadLavangenSalangenØverbygdBardu (Bardø)Troms Parishes 2x2.jpg



Map of Troms County

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Cemeteries

Census Records

(Online at Digitalarkivet)

Transcripts of Troms county census, 1769-1770. [1]

An inventory of the census records for the years 1769-1771, 1793, 1796, 1800-1801 for several clerical districts in Hålogaland diocese which includes these counties: Nordland, Troms, and Finnmark in Norway. [2]

The 1891 census for Bergen, Bergen and Troms county, Norway. This census contains the persones navn, sex, postion in the family marital status, when born, place of birth, religion if not member of the state church, occupation, and other miscellaneous information. [3]

Census records in database format available at Digitalarkivet. [4] They are for 1663-1666, 1701, 1801, 1845 (for Tromsø and Kvæfjord only), 1865, 1875, 1900.

Church Records

Photos of churches in Troms

The Norwegian Church (Den Norske Kirke) kept the vital statistics of the population. See Church Records for the contents and in-depth descriptions of the records. The links to the records available at the Family History Library are found in the individual parish under the Cities, Parishes, Clerical Districts in Troms County Section.

The National Archival Services of Norway maintains a website, Digitalarkivet.uib.no, in which you can search in transcribed source material for free. Images of the original church books have also been placed there. The Digitised Parish Registers interface can be used in English, Norwegian (Bokmål), Norwegian (Nynorsk) or Samisk (Davvisámegiella). However, the records are written in Norwegian.

Farm Books

Troms A list of farm books which have been printed in order of place, with author, year of publication, and remarks.

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

Probate Records

Probate Jurisdictions

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Taxation