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Sør Trøndelag

Formerly called "Sondre Trondhjem", includes Drivdalen, Gauldalen, Orkladalen, Oppdal, Røros, Støren, Trondheim.

Sør-Trøndelag resources - from the LDS Family History Library online catalog.  For information about specific parishes, use the online catalog's Place search page.

DIS Sør-Trøndelag is only available in Norwegian.

Odd Karsten Pettersen has roots mainly from outer part of the Trondheimsfjord, i.e. Ørland, Bjugn, Agdenes and old Stjørna parish.

Sør-Trøndelag to America by Linda Tremble Schwartz has lots of information and photographs from Sør-Trøndelag. (Linda also maintains the Norway GenWeb page).

The Øyangen Home Page shows the descendants of Knut Arntsen øyangen and Anne Johnsdatter Ysland, from Lensvik, Sør-Trøndelag (in Norwegian).

Sverre Geir Ludwigsen is researching the Frøya and Mausund surnames from Wågå in Gudbrandsdalen, the Frengen and the Sandøy surnames in Sør-Trøndelag.

Trondheim 997-1997 celebrated its 1,000th birthday in 1997!

The Nidaros Cathedral in Trondheim - a beautiful web site by Ragnar Larsen.

Yrjar Heimbygdslag the Local Historic Society in the geographical area of Orland Municipality (in English).

Orkdal Emigration Festival will be held June 21 - 25, 2000. The festival's brochure has been scanned in and made available on the web at the Norway Genealogy (GenWeb) web site.

Railroading in Norway is a link for my friend, Lovise. Her great grandfather, Zephanius Aspaas, was employed by the Norwegian Railroad as an "overkonduktør" from 1880 to 1921, and lived in the Trondheim area with his wife, Anna Lovise (born Peterson). If you know anything about this family, please e-mail me and I will pass the information on to Lovise.

Welcome to Røros! This mining town in the Norwegian highlands has a web page that includes pictures from the beautiful landscape, and information about its history.

Please notify me of any links that are not working
properly as well as any suggestions for additional links.

Unfortunately my schedule does not permit me to answer
individual requests for assistance with genealogy research

John Follesdal
Copyright 1996 - 2000
This page was created December 12, 1996
Last updated on September 23, 2000