Genealogy Links

Norway
– The National Archives of Norway – https://www.arkivverket.no
– The Digital Archives – http://arkivverket.no/Digitalarkivet
– The Digital Archives – Help – http://arkivverket.no/eng/Digitalarkivet/Help/Search
– The Old Digital Archives – http://digitalarkivet.no/cgi-win/WebMeta.exe
– Digitized Parish Registers – http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:kb_read
– The Norwegian Historical Data Centre (NHDC) – http://www.rhd.uit.no/indexeng.html
– The Documentation Project – http://www.dokpro.uio.no/engelsk/index.html
– FamilySearch – https://familysearch.org
– Emigrants – http://digitalarkivet.arkivverket.no/en-gb/gen/sok/3
– Probate records – http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:sk_read
– Digitized Real Estate Registers – http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:tl_read?lang=engelsk
– City Directories Kristiania/Oslo og Aker http://www.arkivverket.no/arkivverket/content/view/full/9191
– Cemeteries in Norway – http://www.disnorge.no/gravminner/index.php
– Norway-Heritage – http://www.norwayheritage.com
– Emigration from Selbu and Tydal – http://www.granby.no/tng/

Denmark
– Dansk Demografisk Database – http://ddd.dda.dk
– Minder om danske krigere 1848-50 og 1864 – http://gravminder.blogspot.dk
– Det Danske Udvandrerarkiv – http://www.udvandrerarkivet.dk/

Great Britain
– Find My Past – http://www.findmypast.co.uk

USA/Canada
– FamilySearch – https://familysearch.org
– Rootsweb – http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com
– Stephen P. Morse – http://www.stevemorse.org
– Ellis Island – http://www.libertyellisfoundation.org
– Rowberg Index – http://www.naha.stolaf.edu/archivesdata/rowberg/index.cfm
– Ancestry – http://home.ancestry.com
– Ancestry; Wild cards and how they are used – http://ancestry.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/1235
– ELCA Archives files – http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=60722
– GenealogyBank – http://www.genealogybank.com
– Fold3 – http://www.fold3.com
– Archives.com – http://www.archives.com
– Cyndi’s List – http://www.cyndislist.com

Illinois
– Illinois Historical Society – http://www.historyillinois.org
– Counties – http://www.ilgenealogy101.com/county-records/
– Sources – http://www.archives.com/genealogy/records-illinois.html
– Vital Records – https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Illinois_Vital_Records
– Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1934 – https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1803970

Iowa
– State Historical Society of Iowa – http://www.iowahistory.org

Minnesota
– Minnesota Historical Society – http://www.mnhs.org

Wisconsin
– Wisconsin Historical Society – http://www.wisconsinhistory.org

South Dakota
– South Dakota State Historical Society – http://history.sd.gov
– South Dakota Digital Archives – http://sddigitalarchives.contentdm.oclc.org

North Dakota
– State Historical Society of North Dakota – http://www.history.nd.gov

Canada
– Library and Archives Canada – http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/index-e.html

Google search
– How To Be A Google Power User – http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/google-power-user/

 

Norwegian American

– Daughters of Norway – http://www.daughtersofnorway.org
– Nordmanns-Forbundet/ Norwegians Worldwide – http://www.norwegiansworldwide.no
– Norwegian-American Bygdelagenes Fellesraad – http://www.fellesraad.com
– Norwegian-American Genealogical Association – http://www.norwegianamerican.org
– Norwegian Immigration Association – http://niahistory.org
– Sons of Norway – https://www.sofn.com
– The Scandinavian East Coast Museum – http://www.scandinavian-museum.org

 

Telling grandma’s stor

Software & Hemingwrite
– Scrivener Writing Software (Windows and Mac) – www.literatureandlatte.com/scrivener.php
– Hemingwrite – http://goodereader.com/blog/e-paper/hemingwrite-typewriter-may-redefine-writing-ebooks

Photographs:
– Norway: http://digitaltmuseum.no
– USA: www.ebay.com
– Local, Westby: www.westbywihistory.com

Timeline:
– Timeline Maker Pro – https://www.timelinemaker.com

Books to read:
– Anderson, Boyd M. (1996). Grass Roots. Windspeak Press, Wood Mountain. (Family history)
– Cain, Barbara (2010). Biography and History. Palgrave.
– King, Stephen (2000). On Writing. A Memoir of the Craft. Hodde & Stoughton.
– Mershon, Ann Marie (2004). Britta’s Journey. An Emigration Saga. Singing River Publications, Inc. (Based on a thrue story.)
– Possing, Birgitte – www.possing.dk/ENpublik.html
– Proust, Marcel (1913-1927). In Search of Lost Time (Remembrance of Things Past). 7 volumes.