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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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Genealogy Resources

 

Trøndelag Internet Genealogy Resources

The web sites listed below include places where you will find genealogy and/or cultural information related to Trøndelag.
Some are only in Norwegian.

Are you new to Norwegian genealogy research? 

Start by reading the suggestions and linked articles found on these web pages:
Research Tips - Before you research in Norway

Writing a Good Norwegian Research Query

Norwegian Naming Practices

How to Trace Your Ancestors in Norway

 

* Archives Bygdeboker * Census & Databases * Culture * Emigration/Immigration *
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Farms/Land  *  Home Pages  *  Kirkeboker  *  Kommunes  *  Lag Data *
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Mail Lists/Message Boards   *  Maps   *   Newspapers  *  Organizations *
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Other References/Resources  *  Search Engines  *  Sites to Visit  *  U.S. Sources *

Lag Data

Tronderlagets Aarbog 1913 - New Members
Navneliste fra Stevnet i Duluth 1957

List of Genealogy Resources owned by the Lag as of February 2009 -- These materials will all be available at the Tre Lag Stevne each year. This list is presented in Adobe Acrobat. Click on the icon below to download a free copy of Acrobat Reader.

Archives

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National Archives of Norway

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Statsarkivet i Trondheim (Records from Møre og Romsdal, Sør-Trøndelag,Nord-Trøndelag,Nordland)
Maskinistgata 1
N-7042 Trondheim
Telephone: + 47 73 88 45 00
Fax: + 47 72 88 45 40
E-mail:
statsarkivet.trondheim@arkivverket.no

Bygdeboker

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Bygdeboker for Nord-Trøndelag Fylke (University of North Dakota Collection)

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Bygdebøker for Sør-Trøndelag Fylke (University of North Dakota Collection)

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Bygdeboker Search - Local history literature 

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Finding Bygdeboker at University of Minnesota Libraries

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Guide to Norwegian Bygdeboker ((University of North Dakota Collection)

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Selbu i Fortid og nåtid (Search the Selbu Bygdebok on the Internet) - in Norwegian

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Trondhjem: Brodahl: Trøndersk personalhistorie bind 1 - navneindeks

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Adressebog for Trondhjem 1888 - 1925 

Cemeteries

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Cemeteries in Trondheim, including burial records for Havstein, Heimdal, Lade, Moholt, Stavne, and Tiller

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Graves at Budal Church - Sør-Trøndelag

bullet Singsaas Lutheran Cemetery Burials through 1995 - Hendricks, MN (Brookings Co, SD)
bullet Singsaas, Norway Cemetery Burials up to 2002

Census and Other Norwegian Databases

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1865, 1875, 1900 Census - Nord and Sør-Trøndelag (RHD - Norwegian Historical Data Center at University of Tromsø)
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Documenting the Norwegian Censuses

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1950 Norwegian Land Records (in Norwegian)

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Census 1815 Støren, Sør-Trøndelag

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Digitalarkivet (National Archives of Norway): Important Database which includes 1801, 1865, 1875, and 1900 census, emigration, and many other Norwegian records ****
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1801 Norwegian Census (Digitalarkivet - University of Bergen) Choose the desired "county" from the left side of the window.

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1865 Census - Nord-Trøndelag (Digitalarkivet - University of Bergen) Choose the desired "county" from the left side of the window.

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1900 Norwegian Census (Digitalarkivet - University of Bergen) Choose the desired "county" from the left side of the window.

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1910 Norwegian Census (from Digitalarkivt)

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Digitalarkivet: Deaths in Norway 1995-2000 (1947-2000)

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NHDC/RHD: Historical Data Center - University of Tromsø (census, church books, emigrant data) ***

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Matrikkelutkastet av 1950 - Farm tax list done in 1950 for all counties

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Slektsforskning Stod, Kvam og Egge - Searchable  data base for that parish which includes all records from about 1600 to 1750.  Put in a first name and approximate date and you will get all persons with that first name, along with their father's name and farm they were born on. Another click and you can see all records pertaining to that person; i.e., census, marriage, baptisms, deaths and probates if any.

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Søking i gårdsmatrikkelen for 1886 - RHD: University of Tromsø. Search for farm information as existed in 1886

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Tips on Using the Digitalarkivet database

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Understanding Norwegian Census Records by John Føllesdal

Cultural Trøndelag Information

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Bilder fra Trondheim - beautiful pictures from Trondheim and area

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Bunader - Much information from Norway's Bunad and Folk Dress Council

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Church of Norway

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Gammeltunet Hanshus (Soknedal)

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Live from Norway! View live camera shots of Norway. Also contains links to listen to Norwegian radio or music, and various Norwegian web sites.

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Meråker - Will be celebrating the emigration from Meråker to America (150 years) Sept. 1-5, 2004

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Meråker Church Pictures

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Norsk Folkemuseum

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Norwegian-American Dialects - examples of how Norwegian was spoken in South Dakota, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Listen to the Tronder and Gudbrandsdal dialects!

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Norwegian Folk Music from Kjetil Gjetmundsen

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A Norwegian Folk Wedding

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Virtual Trondheim - Travel information

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WebCams - Pictures from Trøndelag

Emigration/Immigration

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Castle Garden-Free Database with Records from 1830-1892

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Digitalarkivet: Emigrants from Trondheim (1867-1930) *** 

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Ellis Island Online - Search the Immigrant arrival records free,  passenger records of people who entered the United States through Ellis Island from 1892-1924

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Emigration from Soknedal, Norway to USA by Arnold Bakken.  A database of the emigrants from Soknedal 1857-1954 (includes some from Støren also)

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Emigration to America - from Sons of Norway, with special reference to Selbu emigrants

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Immigrant Ships Transcribers Guild - Contains nearly 6,000 passenger lists transcribed

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Index to the Trondheim Emigrant Protocol 1867-1925 - Støren prestegjeld

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Migration from Northern Europe to America via the Port of Hull, 1848-1914 by Nicholas J. Evans

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National Archives of Canada Immigration Records

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Norway-Heritage - Passenger lists and emigrant ships. Originally:Solem, Swiggum & Austheim Ship Index  Information about the ships that brought Norwegian emigrants to the US. 

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Norwegian Emigration Center - Does emigration and genealogy research for a fee

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Norwegian Emigration to USA 1825-2000 - Essay from Digitalarkivet

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Searching the Ellis Island Database in One Step by Dr. Stephen Morse.  An easier way to search for your ancestors in Ellis Island records ***

Farms/Land

bullet Land property tax register 1723 from Stod (Nord-Trøndelag county)
bullet Land registry from 1950 - Click on the fylke (county) on the left, then select the name of the parish (town).
bullet Oluf Rygh: Norwegian Farm Names (explanation in English)
bullet Oluf Rygh: Norwegian Farm Names (search form in English)

Historielags

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Byneset Historielag

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Landslaget for lokalhistorie (LLH), Historisk Institutt, 7491 Trondheim - National Association for Local History, in Norway.

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Nord Trøndelag Historielag

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Sør-Trøndelag Historielag

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Støren Museum og Historielag (Midtre Gauldal / Sør-Trøndelag) In Norwegian

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Strinda Historielag

Kirkebøker

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Digitised Parish Records from Digitalarkivet

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FamilySearch Catalog -- Search the holdings of the LDS Library to determine if they have films for the church records

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Kirkebøker for Støren prestegjeld. Births, deaths, marriage records of Støren, Soknedal, Horg, and Budal transcribed from the Norwegian records. 

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Nord Trøndelag Church Records

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Sør-Trøndelag records
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Klokkerbøker for Støren 1816-1837  (Kirkebøker fra Microfilm) - Church records as recorded by the Klokker. This is an example of the records found at the Kirkebøker fra mikrofilm web site.

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The Oldest Church Registers in Norwegian Parishes

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Røros Kirkebøker(dåp og trolovelse/vielse) 1767-1816 (Hogne Holst)

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Sør-Trøndelag Parishes

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Søking i kirkebøker - RHD: University of Tromsøs. Search church records for Røros and Strinda in Trøndelag. Others may be added.

Kommunes

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Holtålen municipality information

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Klæbu Kommune

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Levanger Kommune information.

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Meldal Kommune information

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Meråker Kommune information

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Midtre Gauldal Kommune information (Støren/Soknedal/Budal area)

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Rennebu Kommune

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Røros Kommune 

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Selbu Kommune / SelbuNett

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Trondheim Kommune  www.trondheim.no

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Verran Kommume (Nord Trøndelag)

Mail Lists/Message Boards/Chats

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Trøndelag Mail List

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Nord Trøndelag Message Board

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Sør-Trøndelag Message Board

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Other Norway Mailing Lists

Maps

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Atlas of Canada - this web site from Natural Resources Canada has many maps, including today's political divisions, ecology, rivers, population, agriculture, mining, climate change, relief maps and much, much more. However, genealogists will be attracted to the Map Archives and historical maps.

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Gul Sider - Searchable map of Norway

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Nord-Trøndelag County - map and list of municipalities

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Nord-Trøndelag Maps

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Norway maps from Norge.no

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Sør-Trøndelag County - map and list of municipalities

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Sør-Trøndelag Maps

Newspapers

All newspapers are in Norwegian, unless otherwise noted.

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Adresseavisen (Trondheim) newspaper (in Norwegian)

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Arbeidets Rett (Røros)

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Fjell-Ljom (Røros)

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Hitra-Frøya

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Levanger-Avisa

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Norway Post (International) In English

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Read Aftenposten - 1870 edition Aftenposten from Trondheim issues from 1870-1900 are available to search

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Stjørdalens Blad

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Trønder-Avisa (from Trondheim)

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Trønderblaget (newspaper from Melhus) 

Organizations

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Daughters of Norway - Learn about the organization, membership, location of lodges, food, crafts, etc.

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DIS-Norge Genealogical Resources - Genealogical organization in Norway. Links to lots of good information in Norway (mostly in Norwegian)

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DIS Nord-Trøndelag (mostly in Norwegian)

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DIS Sør-Trøndelag (mostly in Norwegian)

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NAHA - Norwegian American Genealogy resources

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Norsk Slektshistorisk Forening (Norwegian Genealogy Society)

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Norwegian-American Bygdelagenes Fellesraad - a council of 32 affiliated bygdelags

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Norwegian-American Genealogical Association (branch of Minnesota Genealogical Society)

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Norwegian American Genealogy Center and Naeseth Library

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Sons of Norway

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Stjørdal Historielag (Click on English info)

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Trønderlag of America

Other References/Resources

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Cyndi's List - Norway/Norge

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Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)

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Lutherans Online - Genealogy Exchange - from Thrivent Financial

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Norway Genealogy - the GenWeb site where you can post queries, farm names and find other research links that are updated on a regular basis ***

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Norway Reference Books and Lookup Volunteers

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Norwegian-American Historical Association (NAHA) at St. Olaf College, Minn. Genealogy Resources

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Norwegian Name Search (How common is your name in Norway?)

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Norwegian Genealogy Research Helps - From Norway to Minnesota - Compiled by Margit Bakke, Flom, Minn.

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Norwegian Obituaries Online

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Norwegian Research Links - on the Norwegian Genealogy site

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Research Tips: Before You Research in Norway

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Scandinavian Obituaries (Western Wisconsin)

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Scandinavian Pioneer Index

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Trøndelag Emigrant Biographies (from the Trøndelag mail list)

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Trøndelag Lookup Volunteers (from the Trøndelag mail list)

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Yahoo! Norge - Search the Norwegian version of Yahoo

Search Engines

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Ancestry.com - A subscription service providing access to various data, including 1920 and 1930 census records.

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Dogpile - a search engine

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Family History Library Catalog -- Search the holdings of the LDS Library to determine if they have films for the church records (Kirkeboker), wills and land records (Panteboker), etc. Search for available records before going to your local LDS Family History Center to order films.

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FamilySearch - LDS search site. Includes IGI files, 1880 U.S. census, Pedigree Resource Files, and Vital Records Index

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FamilyTreeMaker Search - this data has been uploaded from individuals/Genealogy.com. there is a subscription fee

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Google - A free search engine

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HeritageQuest - A subscription database which includes many census records, esp. 1900 and 1910 for most states. Additional data is being added. This database may be available through your public library for free.

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Rootsweb Surname Search - Searches data that has been uploaded to Rootsweb

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SearchBug - Search for people by name, address, phone, email and other categories

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US Search - a fee search service, but you can do some searching for living people for free by typing in a name, approximate age, and selecting a state.

Sites to Visit in Trøndelag

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Stiklestad Nasjonale Kultursenter in Verdal

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Sverresborg, Trøndelag Folkemuseum

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Trøndelag Travel site: Trondelag.com

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Trondheim

U.S. Sources

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1880 US Census - LDS records at Familysearch.org

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Federal Land Patent Database

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International Genealogical Index - LDS records at Familysearch.org

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Minnesota Genealogy Resources

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National Archives & Records Administration (NARA)

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North Dakota Genealogy Resources

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Online searchable US Death Indexes

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The Political Graveyard - “The website that tells you where the dead politicians are buried”

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South Dakota Genealogy Resources

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US GenWeb - Web sites and records for each state

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US Social Security Death Index from Rootsweb

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Vital Records Index - LDS records at Familysearch.org

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Washington State Historical Records - searchable database includes census and naturalization records.

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Washington State Historical Society

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Wisconsin Genealogy Resources

Trøndelag-Related Home Pages

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19th Century Programs from Ole Olsen (Roger Hellesvig), including a link to his family tree.

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Ancestors of Anne Berit Hildrum (Nord-Trøndelag)

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Ancestors of Iver Singsaasmo (Sør-Trøndelag)

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Sagflaat Slektsforskning (Støren, Sør-Trøndelag)

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Antabeller from Terje Adkins.  Includes Trøndelag (Selbu) and Gudbrandsdal, along with Sweden and USA in his family history.

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Arne Langås Slektssider (Soknedal/Sør-Trøndelag)

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Asle Tilset's Homepage (Midtre Gauldal, Soknedal)

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The Brenne Enterprise (Ørland)

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Bergstranda Gazette from Lars Bartnes.  Includes his family history (in English) from Beitstad, Sparbu, Steinkjer.

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The Børge Einar Torgersen Family

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Dag Einar Winsnes genealogy page - Traces genealogy of his grandfather, Svend Johaanes Winsnes and includes abt 800 names from Singsås and Støren

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Dagfinn Refseths Slektssider - Trøndelag

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Decendancy Chart for Georg Henric Ulich Widich Wasmuth

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Eidem Family History - Selbu

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Einars (Aasprong) Genealogiside  (Stjørna, Sør-Trøndelag)

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Elizabet and Jon Grunde Home Page (Soknedal)

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Ellen and Ivar Hopen's Hjemmeside (Orland)

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Evjen & Osterkil Genealogy from Dan Evjen. (Horg)

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Flatås Slekt

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Flom, Minnesota Norman County, MN - Margit Bakke (Haltalen & Tydal)

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Fra Norge til Minnesota - Margit Bakke

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Geir Olav Øien heimeside

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Genealogy of the David A. Hall Family (Sør-Trøndelag)

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Genealogy Page for Tore Nygaard [Sør-Trøndelag: Malvik, Tydal, Haltdalen, Høyvik, Stjørna, Nes, Røros) and Nord-Trøndelag: Inderøy]

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de Normandie Family Genealogy (from Mike Burger) - Nord Trøndelag

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Gorm Eriksens Hjemmeside - many names in Sør-Trøndelag. Click on Genealogi, then a letter for Personer.

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Gurli's Home Page (Ålen, Røros, Haltdalen, Tydal, Bergen, Soknedal, Trondheim & more connections)

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Gudmestad ~ Johnson ~ Forness ~ Ler/Leer: Karen's Norwegian Roots

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Hegge Family of Stod, Nord-Trøndelag, Norway

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Hendricks Minnesota Family Tree Project  (Singsaas, Sør-Trøndelag)

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Hjemmeside for Knut Arne Selli (Nord-Trøndelag)

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Hjemmesiden til Jorun og Jon Wengstad (Stjørdal i Nord Trøndelag)

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Janna Bennington Larson's Ahnentafel (Midtre Gauldal

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Jon Raymond's Genealogy HomePage

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Kåre A. Lie Homepage (Horg)

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The Last Immigrant (My search for Marie Elverum and her family) by Mary Hyll

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Linda's Johansen Ancestors & Cousins - Hemne, Sør-Trøndelag

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Liv and Arne's Skaanes Homepage (Nord-Trøndelag)

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Marilyn Izzi's Family - Includes lots of Løbergs and Solbergs and Bulls and other well known names from up and down the Gauldalen River Valley (Sør-Trøndelag)

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The Midtlyng Genealogy Home Page

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Nelson and McRae Genealogy Page

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Norwegian Ancestry - Nord-Trøndelag (Meråker and Hegra (Stjørdal))

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Odd-Steinar's Viking Saga by Odd-Steinar Raneng

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Our Family Heritage - Ancestors from Nord-Trøndelag (Sørkilmo)

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Our Family Tree from Steven R Colbert (Bordal & Gilset in Soknedal)

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Our North Dakota Roots: Gudmestad, Flatner/Johnson, Forness, Ler/Leer (Melhus) from Karen

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The Overfield & Hall Family Home Page

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Øyangen Home Page - descendants of Knut Arntsen Øyangen and Anne Johnsdatter Ysland, from Lensvik, Sør-Trøndelag (in Norwegian)

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Ragnar Olsen Family Research - Meråker, Singsås, Ålen (Trøndelag) and Mo i Rana (Nordland)

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Reidun's Place

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Rodvold Family Histories (Selbu & South Dakota)

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Sandness Family Origins (Nord-Trøndelag)

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Jon Satrum Family History (Hegra and Skatval)

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The Search for Enoch Olson - Orkedal, Sør-Trøndelag

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Schancke Family Genealogy - Røros, Sør-Trøndelag - found on Erik Berntsens slektssider

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Siri Holm Lawson - Hembre/Holm families in Nord Trøndelag county (Hegra in Stjørdal, and Frosta

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Slektsforskning - Trøndelag by Thor Erik Johansen (Frosta, Stjørdal, Skatval, Laanke and others)

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Sør-Trøndelag to America: Our Norwegian Ancestors by Linda Schwartz (Horg, Budal, Støren, Soknedal, Singsås)

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Stadsbygd and Its People / Stadsbygd and Staværinger from Dennis L. Haarsager 

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Stromo-Forseth Family History (Steinkjær, Meråker)

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Tore Tønder Øyahals (Nord-Trøndelag)

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Tove Midtlyng Lervik Family (Horg)

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Randis Slektsforskning  from Randi Aasheim Eidsvik  (Malvik, Rorøs, Strinda, Stjordals, Ørland)

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Velkommen til Sotberg by Torgeir Tessem (Nord-Trøndelag)

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Virginia Taylor Genealogy Page (Moe/Moen from Sparbu)

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Welcome to Groettum.net from Louie Groettum

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www.laanke.com - covers rural district Lånke in Stjørdal municipality & includes a searchable database

If you know of a Trøndelag-related web site/resource you'd like to see included here, please email the webmaster.

 

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