Sassy Jane Genealogy

US and European Genealogy Research

Sassy Jane Genealogy

US and European Genealogy Research

Posts about heritage travel, inspired by personal genealogy research, to places ancestors lived in the United States and Europe

3 Sep 2017

Finding Scottish Ancestors at Dunnottar

By |3 Sep 2017|Genealogy Pilgrimage, Heritage Travel, Scottish Genealogy|8 Comments

This summer I've been finding Scottish Ancestors at Dunnottar. On my second trip of eight planned to visit the ancestral villages of my immigrant great-grandparents, I visited Dunnottar Castle in Scotland. Once a 13th-century Scottish hilltop [...]

31 Aug 2016

Finding Norwegian Ancestors in Eiker

By |31 Aug 2016|Genealogy Pilgrimage, Heritage Travel, Norwegian Genealogy|6 Comments

Finding Norwegian ancestors in Eiker, Buskerud, was the other half of my summer adventure in Norway. (The first half of my ancestral trip was to my great-grandmother's farm in Ringebu, Norway.) Haug Kirke in Buskerud [...]

30 Jul 2016

Finding Norwegian Ancestors in Ringebu

By |30 Jul 2016|Genealogy Pilgrimage, Heritage Travel, Norwegian Genealogy|20 Comments

This is the Ringebu Stavkirke in Oppland, Norway, where my great-great-great-great-great-great-great-grandmother, Synnøve Eriksdatter Lunde, was buried on 9 May 1733. At least 48 76 of my ancestors (and more to find) were baptized, married, or buried from [...]