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Icelandic Immigrants

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Icelandic Immigrants

Cathy Josephson (View posts)
Posted: 20 Sep 2002 4:54AM GMT
Classification: Query
I live in Vopnafjörður in Northeast Iceland. Most of the people who left Iceland after 1873 left from this area. I am part of a group here that is interested in re-establishing contact with the descendants - our cousins and (we hope) new friends.

Before I left Minnesota to live here, I did a lot of research, collecting what information I could find about people who were born in Iceland and their descendants. I grew up in SW Minn., among the Icelanders who settled there. My father´s parents were born in the Vopnafjörður area.

I have quite a few resources here, and can help with questions on this side of the water. Research on the internet is expensive, because we pay for every minute on the phone (no free local dialing in Iceland).

Any one who has information to share, or has questions, please contact me.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
Cathy Josephson 20 Sep 2002 10:54AM GMT 
Heather 11 Dec 2003 9:18PM GMT 
Cathy Josephson 17 Dec 2003 3:11PM GMT 
sheila beha 1 Apr 2006 10:35PM GMT 
Dan Callahan 14 Feb 2004 10:13AM GMT 
jhthomas42 11 Dec 2006 8:55AM GMT 
StefaniaEymun... 17 Apr 2009 4:27PM GMT 
Sbehan55 6 Feb 2010 5:33AM GMT 
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