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Re: Birth and parents

Posted: 5 Feb 2013 7:18AM GMT
Classification: Query
You appear to have at least an estimate of WHEN this man was born. Ulvangen was the name of a farm and people did not necessarily live at one farm all their lives - that detail location could be different than what you've assumed.

http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/webcens.exe?slag=visbas...
The 1865 census referenced in the other thread you started on this family line and linked above says that the widower Andreas Andersen was born in Alstahaug -- so you can research for a detailed date and location in the church records for Alstahaug and/or one of the smaller parishes within Alstahaug.

The Digitalarkivet web site has been adding scanned images of the original Norwegian parish church records for anyone with Internet access since November 2005.

The Digitalarkivet web site - http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/WebFront.exe?slag=vis&a...
An English option is available by clicking on that word from either the left hand column or the blue link bar along the bottom of the homepage.
The scanned images are available from the homepage link "Skanna kyrkjebøker" [Norwegian version]/"Digitised parish records" [English version] which is listed along the left hand column and from the blue banner of links along the top section of the homepage.
Clicking on "Skanna kyrkjebøker" [Norwegian version]/"Digitised parish records" [English version] will bring up another screen and listing to choose from. Choose "Lesa skanna kyrkjebøker" [Norwegian version]/"Read the digitised parish records" [English version].
After you've clicked on that link and a new main page has presented on the screen be sure and read the instructions that are available from the Digitalarkivet for navigating the scanned records. The instructions are available in Bokmål (official Norwegian), Nyorsk (Norwegian), Davvisámegiella (Saami), and English.
Recommended basic reading are the "Startsiden" [Norwegian version]/"Main page" [English version], "Brukerveiledning" [Norwegian version]/"User's guide" [English version] and "Om tjenesten" [Norwegian version]/"About this service" [English version].

Good information about translating the formats of Norwegian parish church records during various time periods, many of the basic terms used and understanding how to use the information should be studied at this web site -
http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~norway/na20.html
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bunboy1957 4 Feb 2013 10:21PM GMT 
thoraway 5 Feb 2013 2:18PM GMT 
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