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Library Research

N-AGA assists members with family history research in various ways:

All materials in the library are available to N-AGA members. The online catalog for MGS contains all items in the library, including N-AGA’s. Click the link above or go to mngs.org select “Library” and “Library catalog” to search. The MGS collection contains a section on Norway also. Their call numbers show “NOR.”

Research Forms and Search Tips
Family Group Sheet (form), children #1-8
Family Group Sheet page 2 for children #9-15
Five generation Ancestor Chart (also called a Pedigree Chart)
mngs.org. Search for bygdebøker and all our shelved books.
Tips and Links for doing Norwegian Research

We have produced a Search Guide to help you with catalog searches.



Resources for the Barb Horn talk on finding online obits:

www.FindMyPast.com a pay site where you can search tons of newspapers.

Rowberg Files at N-AHA. Currently has A thru J but keep checking for more.

Ancestry.com has a new database, Evangelical Lutheran Church Records 1875 - 1940



Two More Helpful Aids

Here is a map of Norway showing all fylke and major towns.

Document defining the civil divisions of Norway.