Velkommen to Trønderlag of America

Founded in September 1908, Trønderlag of America is an organization of emigrants and their descendants
from North and South Trøndelag areas of Norway

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 March 21, 2015 - Tre Lag Stevne Planning Meeting, Ager House, Eau Claire, WI

May 2, 2015 - Bygdelagenes Fellesraad Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota

May 13-16, 2015 - NGS 2015 Family History Conference, "Crossroads of America",
St. Charles, Missouri

"August 5-8, 2015 - Tre Lag Stevne at the Plaza Hotel and Suites, Eau Claire, WI



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Membership Renewals - If you're not sure when your membership expires, please check the top line of the address label on your last newsletter for the expiration date. Our membership year runs from January to December. If the address label shows EXP: 12/31/2014, your membership expired at the end of December 2014. Renewal forms are available on the web site Membership page. Please contact the treasurer with any questions.  Email:


Willing to volunteer some time and talent to Trønderlag?
We can use additional people to help with a variety of tasks; such as: plan Lag activities, take photos at our events, write short articles for the newsletter, work on small projects, and misc. other things. Please contact lag president, Linda Schwartz, or vice president, Trudy DeKeuster, for more information about our needs.


Check out our most recent membership photo, taken at the Tre Lag Stevne in August.


Newsletter -  The Fall issue of the Nyheter Brev newsletter was mailed to members in late November-early December. Our  next newsletter will be published in March.
        Contribution of articles of interest to our members is always greatly appreciated! 
        If you would like to receive a sample copy of the newsletter, please contact the
newsletter editor.


Trønderlag Aarbok 2012 - and all prior Aarboker:  The order form is available on the Publications page and through a link to the upper right.


Trøndelag web sites - Have you created a web site for your Trøndelag ancestors? Send the URL to Webmaster and we'll post it with others on our genealogy resources page.

It is vital in all cultural life to maintain a link between the present and the past. If there is anything
that history makes clear it is this, that when a people becomes interested in its past life, seeks to acquire knowledge in order to better understand itself, it always experiences an awakening in life.
 . . . .  Ole Edvart Rølvaag




Genealogy Websites

Digitalarkivet (Norwegian Digital Archives) - Links to Census, Parish Records, Emigrants, Probate, etc.

DIS-Norge, Slekt og Data - Norwegian Genealogy Society

Norwegian Historical Data Center (RHD) Norwegian Census for 1865, 1875, 1900, 1910

FamilySearch - Online search of IGI and othre genealogical materials (births, marriages, deaths, etc.)

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Trønderlag Aarbok 2012 Available!

Like the other three yearbooks published since 2005, this aarbok includes historical data about the Lag, a brief summary of the 2009-2011 Stevne, as well as many many biographies and photos of some of our Trønder immigrant ancestors, as submitted by Trønderlag members.

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