Norwegian Genealogy Research Sources - Land

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Norwegian Land Records     

Buskerud Genealogy Society

Federal (U.S.) Land Patent Records (Bureau of Land Management)

Homestead Act of 1862 - The law that made it possible for many emigrants to own land in the U.S.

Norway Land/Tax Register of 1950 - Search each fylke. 

Norwegian Tax Lists /Søking i gårdsmatrikkelen for 1886 from University of Tromsø

Scandinavian Immigrants to Sugar Creek, Lee County Iowa.  History of the first Norwegian Settlement in Iowa - from Sally Youngquist.  Includes information about specific settlers and census data.  

Slektshistoriske Kilder 1500-1900 - a list of all genealogical resources in Norway arranged by fylke, including land records ***  A great resource!

Sogn of Fjordane Database (includes census, church books, emigrants, farms information, land, and photos.) - in Norwegian **

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