Posts about Norwegian genealogy research, including resources, primary sources, and databases in the United States and Norway.

31 Aug 2016

Finding Norwegian Ancestors in Eiker

By |31 Aug 2016|Genealogy Pilgrimage, Heritage Travel, Norwegian Genealogy|4 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.) My paternal great-great-great-great-great-grandfather, Jens Nielsen, was [...]

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 [...]