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Ancestry.com. Norway Births and Christenings, 1600s-1800s [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2008.
Original data: Genealogical Society of Utah. Western Europe Vital Records Index. Salt Lake City, Utah: Intellectual Reserve, copyright 2000. Used by permission.

About Norway Births and Christenings, 1600s-1800s

This database contains information extracted from birth and christening records from selected localities in Norway. The records date from the 1600s to the 1800s. The records included in this database do not represent all localities in Norway and for any given area, coverage (both records within a year and total year range) may not be complete

Information extracted from the original records may include:

  • Name (often the surname is not given, but can be assumed it is the same as the father’s)

  • Gender

  • Birth date

  • Christening date

  • Christening place

  • Christening age

  • Death date (usually indicates the death of an infant)

  • Parents’ names

  • Grandparents’ names

  • Family History Library Film number

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