Do you know the significance of the year 1814 in Norwegian history? This
is the place for facts, figures and all kinds of Norwegian info with the
Royal Norwegian Embassy's Website archive of in depth articles on every
possible subject: history, religion, people, food, Christmas, folktales,
myths, explorers and skiing. You might be surprised at how much North American
society has inherited from Norway.
Archives of Norway
Find out what the National Archives of Norway can do for you in researching
family ancestry. Their historical collections date way back to the Middle
Ages, and from the union with Denmark up to 1814. The newer archives include
administrative records from the courts, churches and civil documents such
as probate records and mortgage registers.
of Norway - Website Links
The Sons of Norway is an age old Norwegian association with members throughout
North America. The site is quick to mention women have been allowed as
members since 1912. This page of related Websites includes a smorgasbord
- everything from recipes to language lessons - of links to all things
Emigration and Genealogy Center
Be like the Vikings and so some exploring. This is a logical place to
start on any genealogical expedition.
In your search for Norwegian ancestors, this site is oriented toward American
Norwegian genealogy, but has numerous general 'how to' resources.