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From: "Anne Hildrum" <>
Subject: Re: [TMG] Norwegian Data Entry
Date: Tue, 18 Sep 2001 02:50:30 +0200
From: "Bud Dorr" <>
> 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
> 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
> 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.
You might get a lot of answers on this one.
basically you need to find the solution that you like the best.
Some will use the patronym as last name, and make the
farm name as a note or location, others will make a "name var"
farm name, still others will use the farm name as a last name. As
noted there is still arguments about it between Norwegian
You got also to remember they could have lived at several farms, so
do you choose.
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