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From: Joy Roos <>
Subject: Re: [TMG] Norwegian Data Entry
Date: Mon, 17 Sep 2001 15:57:47 -0700
Include the Farm Name in the last name, that is how the Norwegian
genealogists handle the naming. That is also how they will search for
The name with 'son' attached is considered by them as a middle name and
may be duplicated numerous times in the parish.
Joy in WIsconsin
Bud Dorr wrote:
> Hi all:
> I now have a new problem which I would like to share with the group in hopes of
> some answers. My new son-in-law has Norwegian ancestry, and I've traced his
> family to Norway. I am wrestling with how to enter the various components of the
> names - the "farm name, " etc. I realize that there is no surname for the
> working class before about 1900. Can someone with experience share it with me?
> Also, I'd like to know how one has handled the locations.
> Thanks for your help,
> Bud Dorr
> Casco, Maine
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