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New Books (August to December 2018)


New Family Histories at the NAGC&NL

Ancestors and Descendants of Ola Knuteson Gjerland, Hanna Nilsdtr. Øvrebotnen, and Malena Andersdtr. Grøneng. Family group records/sheets for three families from Haukedalen, Sunnfjord, Holsen, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway. Photocopies donated by Russ Anderson.

Family from Børsa, Sør Trøndelag: A short history of Even Paulson Lefstad of the Lefstad farm near Børsa, Skaun kommune, Sor-Trondelag, Norway. Photocopies donated by Carolyn A. Johnson.

The Thomas O. Herreid Family Tree, by Ruby Sather Freid. Self-published in 1971. Gift of Joyce Herreid Hagen.

Tallak! – Immigrant, a biography of Tallak Tellifsen Høen Haines, by M.L. Forier. Published 2018 by Forier Press, Tucson, AZ. Gift of Richard Quinney.

Nøklegård family history: volume 1 by Manetta Henning.  Original materials collected over a lifetime include: family trees, records, group sheets, family photos- current and older. The Nøklegård family history in three volumes.  Gift of Diane and Douglas Crane.

Nøklegård family history: volume 2 by Manetta Henning. Original materials collected over a lifetime include: family trees, records, group sheets, family photos- current and older. The Nøklegård family history in three volumes. Gift of Diane and Douglas Crane.

Nøklegård family history: volume 3- by Manetta Henning. Original materials collected over a lifetime include: family trees, records, group sheets, family photos- current and older. The Nøklegård family history in three volumes. Gift of Diane and Douglas Crane.

Sandbakken family book: by Manetta Henning. Original materials collected over a lifetime, include: family trees, records, group sheets, family photos- current and older. Gift of Diane and Douglas Crane.

Caren Marie Nelson Family History, Ancestors and Descendants, by Rose (Hazard) Jackson and Bill Jackson. Condenses and organizes all the family trees done by Manetta Nelson Henning of the Noklegaard and Sandbakken families of Gjerpen, Telemark, Norway. Gift of Diane and Douglas Crane.

USB flash drive for: Nøklegård family vol. 1-3, Gjerpen, Telemark, Norway, by Manetta Henning; Caren Marie Nelson Family History (1894-1989), Leeds WI by Rose (Hazard) Jackson and Bill Jackson. Gift of Diane and Douglas Crane.

Lund and Olson Families in America: Olsons from Sauda, Rogaland, Norway and Lunds from Kvinnherad, Hordaland, Norway — Vol. 1 and 2, by Henry E. Johnson. Published 1981 by Redmon Bookbinding and Publishing. Gift of Shelly McKnight.

Peter J. & Sofie Thorstenson  :   Family Story, compiled and edited by Marjory Thorstenson, published 2018 by the author, and gifted by the author.

Story of Olivia Johnson Saetberget’s emigration to America:  from Finnskogen, Ramsli, Hedmark, Norway to Melrose, Jackson County, Wisconsin, by Myrtle Carlson. Written 1959, photocopies donated by Ann Kathan.

Tosten Arnesen (Magnor) & Ingeborg Bergersdatters (Ilag) Family¸ by Barbara D’Amico. First in a forthcoming series of future family histories. Self-published 2018 by the author, and gift of the author.

The Henrik Family from Solheimsdalen : Excerpts from Henrikslekta, by Andreas Karstad, translated to English by Rev. Jacob Stolee, original book published 1968 in Bergen, Norway. Gift of the Solem family.

New Norwegian Local History & Reference at the NAGC&NL

King Harald’s Saga, by Sorri Sturluson, translated by Manus Magussen and Hermann Palsonn. Published 1966, republished 1986 by Dorset Press, New York. Gift of the family of Henry Jack Johnson.

Bygdebok for Ringsaker hovedsogn: ‘Reflingfjerdingen’ Bruksnummer #148-#190, Bruks- og slekshistorie by Gunhild Kolstad of the Ringsaker Historielag, published 2010 by Ringsaker Historielag, Hedmark County, Norway. Gift of the Gudrid Reading Circle, Madison, WI in memory of Naomi Flugstad Bekkum.

Bygdebok for Ringsaker hovedsogn: ‘Bergsfjerdingen’ gardsnummer #191-#228, Bruks- og slekshistorie, by Gunhild Kolstad of the Ringsaker Historielag, published 2017 by Ringsaker Historielag, Hedmark County, Norway. Gift of the Gudrid Reading Circle, Madison, WI in memory of Naomi Flugstad Bekkum.

Register of Ringsaker Bygdebøker Main Farms #148-228, researched and provided by John Reindl.

Ættebok for Fresvik, by the Fresvik Sogelag, Fresvik, Sogn og Fjordane, Vik, Norway. Published 2015, by the Fresvik Sogelag. Gift of Sue Lendborg.

Radøy gjennom tidene: Radøy through the ages, vol. 2; farms #27/28 Kvalheim to farm # 41 Børkjeland, by Anders Haugland, et. al. of the Radøy Kommune, Hordaland, Norway. Published 2008, gifted by the Radøy Kommune, Hordaland, Norway.

Radøy gjennom tidene: Radøy through the ages, vol. 3; from farm # 42 Flone to farm #62 Kolås, by Anders Haugland, et. al. of the Radøy Kommune, Hordaland, Norway. Published 2010, gifted by the Radøy Kommune, Hordaland, Norway.

Radøy gjennom tidene: Radøy through the ages, vol. 4; from farm # 63 Marås to farm # 87/88 Sæbo, by Anders Haugland, et. al. of the Radøy Kommune, Hordaland, Norway. Published 2012, gifted by the Radøy Kommune, Hordaland, Norway.

Radøy gjennom tidene: Radøy through the ages, vol. 5; from farm # 89 Kvamme to farm #103 Rådmannsøy by Anders Haugland, et. al. of the Radøy Kommune, Hordaland, Norway. Published 2014, gifted by the Radøy Kommune, Hordaland, Norway.

Vestoppland Slektshistorielags Tidsskrift:  vol. 28 (2010), no 2, no. 3/4; vol. 30 (2012) no.1, no. 2, no. 3, no. 4; vol 31 (2013) no. 1. Vestoppland family history magazine publishes family history in Gjøvik, Toten, Hadeland, Land, Valdres and nearby areas. Published by the Vestoppland Historielag, Gvøvik, Oppland, Norway. Gift of the family of Henry Jack Johnson.

The Norwegian Crown Regalia, by Geir Thomas Risåsen. Published 2006 by Press Publishing, Oslo, Norway.  Gift of the family of Henry Jack Johnson.

Nes og Helgøya: utvandring til USA og Canada i tekst og bilder (Nes and Helgøya: emigration to the United States and Canada in text and pictures, published 2002 by the Nes, Hedmark Historielag; Nes, Hedmark, Norway. Purchased with Helgeson Fund for Acquisitions.

Digitized Bygdebøker and Related Books for Akershus fylke:  A four-page list of digitalized Akerhus bygdebøker available on line.  Made available by jegersberg.com. Forwarded to NAGCNL by John Reindl.

Årbok for Hadeland 2018; Harald Hvattum, editor; Gran kulturnemnd. Annual bound periodical from Hadeland, Oppland, Norway. Gift of Randsfjordmuseene AS, Norway.

New U.S. Local History & Reference at the NAGC&NL

Orfordville Lutheran Church: Celebrating 150 years, 1868 – 2018, by De Lyle Amundson, Orfordville Lutheran Church historian. Published by the OLC, Orfordville, WI. Gift of the author.

Rock Dell Lutheran Church:  present book 1977-1990, ministerial records, Belview Township, Redwood County, Minnesota. Unknown donor.

Lyster Lutheran Church: list of marriages and burials, 1866 to 1988 — Lyster Lutheran Church, Nelson, Buffalo County, WI. Computer data generated list by Ellen Urness, 1988. Donated by Ellen Urness.

Other Items of Interest

Peder Victorious: a Tale of the Pioneers Twenty Years Later, by O.E. Rölvaag, translated by Nora O. Solum and the author. Unknown donor.

Fiftieth anniversary: 1890-1940 – Life of Pastor J.C. Hougum, by J.C. Hougum. Unknown donor.

Pinery Pedigree: Marathon County Genealogical Society, a genealogy newsletter published once every two months in Wausau, WI   Gift of the Society.

Særtrykk av Norsk Slektshistorisk Tidsskrift:  Nordmenn i De Forente Stater: Special edition of the Norwegian family history magazine:  Norwegians in the United States, by Gerhard Naeseth. Published in Norway by Norsk Slektshistorisk Tidsskrift. Gift of anonymous donor. 

 One Man’s Story: The Autobiography of Fredrick A. Schiotz, by Rev. Schiotz, published 1980 by Augsburg Publishing House, Minneapolis, MN. From the Vesterheim Center, Decorah, IA.

 

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