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Genealogical Association

Helping people find their Norwegian Roots


Some of our favorite links

We believe you will find the following links helpful in your research. If you have links to add to this list please email

Genealogy and Research Sites

Dis-Norge The genealogy society of Norway

Digitalarkivet Census records for Norway

Norwegian-American Historical Association of Northfield, MN

Norway Parish Searches a web map that allows you to search and view the boundaries of all the parishes in Norway along with county and municipal boundaries. It also includs a farm search tool that allows you to search farms by their name and zoom to their location.

Nordic Migration Enables you to explore the journey of millions from Denmark, Norway, Sweden & Finland, who migrated to America from 1870- 1960 in the hopes of creating a better life for themselves and their families.

Norway Genealogy at Rootsweb

Norwegian American Genealogical Center & Naeseth Library in Madison, WI

Cyndi's List for Norway

FamilySearch the LDS home page

Norway-Heritage great online mapping tool where you can search for farm names.

Norway Farm Books at Everything you need to know about Bygdebøker

Norway Genealogy, beginners guide. Familysearch has a great place to start if you are new to researching the Norwegian side of your tree.

The Norwegian Genealogical Society, the oldest genealogical society in Norway.

Best DNA Testing and Ancestry Websites. This guide will walk you through all your options when choosing a DNA testing company or ancestry website.

Norwegian Organizations

Norway House

Sons of Norway

Daughters of Norway

Norway Today News of Norway in English.

Links to some Lag Websites

Fellesraad parent organization for all the Lags

Consider joining a Bygdelag! The Fellesraad website has the best list of all existing Lags, their contact information, and web links. Look down the left menu to find the Lag that covers the area where your ancestors lived


Hadeland Lag

Hedmark area Lag






Trønderlag of America