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Does DNA tell stories?

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DNA has been claimed to tell the truth. Or is that actually true? You get a match saying you are related with so and so many centimorgans (cM), and the relationship is so and so. Often it is one generation… Read More »Does DNA tell stories?

RootsTech 2023

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It is that time of the year – RootsTech 2023 will be March 2de to 4th – both in Salt Lake City and virtual. You could sign up for free for the virtual event.  If you are in Salt Lake… Read More »RootsTech 2023

Presentations, US fall 2022

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Please join me for some speeches this fall. – 24 August 2022, 6 pm – “A Guide to Norwegian Genealogy, Emigration and Transmigration”, Nordic Heritage Museum, Seattle, WA– 6 September 2022, 7 pm – “How to find clues in US and Norwegian sources –… Read More »Presentations, US fall 2022

Book presentation

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“A Guide to Norwegian Genealogy, Emigration, and Transmigration” will first be presented at the National Nordic Museum in Seattle, WA on August 24, 2022. Several other speeches will follow in Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Read more about the book.

Relatives at RootsTech

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RootsTech 2022 comes with a useful tool called Relatives at RootsTech. You will have to create a family tree at FamilySearch.org or upload a GEDCOM-fil. If you already have a tree, it could easily be extended from a GEDCOM file,… Read More »Relatives at RootsTech

Address books

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For some areas in Norway, you will find address books (adressebøker) – the first one published in 1838 for Christiania (Oslo), but they were not published every year.[1] These books were based on those who paid the tax, so you will… Read More »Address books

How are we related?

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I have attended several RootsTech, and the RootsTech App has allowed us to find relatives among attendees. RootsTech Virtual 2021 doesn’t use the RootsTech App, but you could download the app Family Tree from App Store or Google Play. Log… Read More »How are we related?