Norwegian-American Genealogical Association

Online Research Sites 


Research Links in the US, Canada and Norway alphabetical by country, topic or state. 


Midwest Research Links presented July 26, 2022 at the monthly membership meeting.


Frequently Used Research Links

Links that are green indicate Norwegian websites, which may or may not offer English as an option.

Links that are blue indicate US websites.

If you have links to add to this list please email research@norwegianamerican.org

Ancestry.com Subscription or very basic free information. Evangelical Lutheran Church scans, US census, resources by state, family trees. Free at MGS library and many county libraries.

Civil & Ecclesiastical Divisions of Norway Administrative divisions and Church organization in Norway.

Dis-Norge The genealogy society of Norway. See "Slekt og Data".

Norwegian-American Historical Association (NAHA) housed at Saint Olaf College, Northfield, MN.

Norwegian Farm Names Oluf Rygh site to find farm location in Norway.

Norway Farm Names & Parish Searches Search by farm name only at the bottom (must be exact spelling), or by County and Municipality to see parish(es) and neighboring areas.

Norwegian Historical Data Center Search Norwegian census and transcribed parish registers.

Slekt og Data Norwegian site with minimal English translation but good links. Former name was DIS-Norge. Subscription required.

Slekt1 Finding bygdeb√łker lists by fylke and kommune/municipality.

Worldcat Find libraries that have a particular book. MGS & N-AGA collections are included. Use to find a book to request by inter-library loan. (MGS & N-AGA collections are not available for inter-library loan).

If any link doesn’t connect, please notify librarian@norwegianamerican.org


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