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Genealogy in Norway 17. September 2010 Fergus Falls Torill Johnsen
Agenda DIS-Norge; organization and activities 10 tips for research in Norway
DIS-Norge Started members 19 regional groups Aprox. 30 local groups Largest organization for genealogists in Norway Main aim a countrywide forum genealogy and persons computers and internet as assistance knowledge on both issues to be communicated stimulate genealogy work in Norway
Our web-site You will find links to our main activities. This page gives you news related to genealogy
Blog with new information
Internet Offering internet-based information and services which will be valuable for genealogists Establish a good environment
Slektsfaglig - Genealogy What about more advanced researchers Answer questions Reach a higher professional level Offer information under the topic genealogy
10 tips for genealogists
1 Start talking to ancestors and others in order to collect as much information as possible from older relatives, before any other work –Information –Pictures with no name!
2 Find a genealogy program.
3 Start planning your research –How are you going to register information –Sources –Are all sources good?
Before you start Maiden names Place names Norwegian names: –First name –Patronym –Address Ole Olsen Haugen –Fixed surnames perhaps in 1900 census
Sources at DIS-Norge Koblede manntall Våre Falne Kart Privatarkivene Nordisk ordbok Diverse Aust-Agder Hordaland Møre og Romsdal Oppland Oslo/Akershus Sør-Trøndelag Telemark
4 Look for more information on your ancestry –Digitalarkivet –RHD –Gravminner i Norge –Genress – geografical –Bygdebok –Family Search
Gravminner Gravestones in Norway 35,305,461 searches performed since 25 august ,105,621 grave-stones included 915,019 with pictures
Gravminner Census 1900 Mobility – bigger cities Girls get married
Genealogiskeal ressources Where can I find information? Genealogical sources in Norway Information for beginners Some ressources outside Norway Soft- and hardware Maps Organizations/ institutions Information channels Emigration and immigration
Where can I find information?
Bygdebøker Akershus: Bygdebok for Frogn. Gårdshistorien av Haakon Falck Myckland, utgitt 1967.Bygdebok for Frogn. Gårdshistorien Kråkstad. En bygdebok av M. Østlid m.fl.Kråkstad. En bygdebok Bygdebøker for Nittedal og Hakadal. Gårdshistorie og bygdehistorie av Birger Kirkeby.Bygdebøker for Nittedal og Hakadal Hedmark: Sør-Odal: Sør-Odal bygdebok - gardshistorie Forf. Birger Kirkeby.Sør-Odal bygdebok - gardshistorie Os og Tolga: Felles bygdehistorie for Tolga og Os. (Bygdebok under arbeid). Forf. Jon Ola Gjermundsen.Felles bygdehistorie for Tolga og Os "Bygdebøker" can contain farm history, genealogy and history of that area or region
5 Ask for help and help others –Slektsforum –DISchat –DIStreff –Slektsforskerbasen
Whom can I ask?
But I cannot wait…
Who researches where?
6 Broaden your work and learn more about genealogy –Participate in organized work (lag) –Look at ”Slekt og Data” –Våre Røtter (in Norwegian) –Slektslitteratur
Slekt og Data Magazine for our members 4 issues per year About the organization History Genealogy Computers Technology
Bergsmoslekta frå Vinne i Verdal Slektsbok for Samson-ætta, Bersvein-ætta og Samson-ætta Farbu-slekta Øver-Salberg-ætta Slektshefte for etterkommere etter Marit og Karl Markhus
7 Maps: modern and historical
Map showing church- borders in 1801 and municipal boarders in 1979
8 Start contributing Churchbooks indexing Census 1875 Photo GiN
Church book indexing Making all searchable – Big project – Finances? – Motivation – Recruiting Cooperation with Riksarkivaren
…..and I can also search for him!
9 Let your relatives share what you have compiled –CD –Reports –Book? –Webpage
Lag slektsbok “How to make a book about your relatives” – do something with your collection It is important to pass on information, and think about how to do it
Lag slektsbok I am no author Do I have something to tell How can I pass on information Different media
Maybe more interesting?
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10 Remember to look up all information you find on the internet in the original sources