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Prologue On the website of the Regional State Archive of Hamar, Norway, is a remarkable story, written in English, about a woman who was imprisoned in Oslo (Christiania) at the same time as Anne Larsdatter Skurdal, and whose story parallels…

Another Nesseth connection Top photo: Anton Hogstad Junior and Senior – Below, Anton Jr. and Ebba Nesseth. They were married in 1920; unknown whether the two snapshots were taken on that occasion. In early 2016, I met with Tom Hogstad (not pictured), a…

Here is a link to a PowerPoint presentation I gave Jan. 19 at Bend Genealogical Society. Just click on the image below. You may then view or download all the slides and notes in PDF format. This serves as the “handout” for…

My paternal great-grandparents (parents of my father’s mother). Gunder Torgersen Moen was born in Faavang parish, Norway, at the farm Opsalhaugen. Top photo: Faavang Church. The stone fence around the churchyard was built by his father, Torger Gundersen, who at…

Happy New Year! There is now a “help” page that should have gone up a long time ago. “About the Site” contains a description of the two-part site, and tips for navigating around. Please check it out by clicking here, or…

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