Telemark Fylke. List of bygdeboks available from the
University of North Dakota-Grand Forks. This is one of the largest
collections in the U.S.
Digitalarkivet: A searchable
database of the emigrant records of those who emigrated from Norway by
leaving from Trondheim, beginning with 1867 records. This free database comes from the Archives
Digitized Parish Records for
Telemark. This is a
growing database of records from the National Archives of Norway.
DIS-Telemark. Genealogical society in Norway specifically
for Telemark research.
Hjartdal historielag. A a small local historic society in
Hjartdal, Telemark, Norway
Information about Telemark (in English)
for 1950. Choose from the list on the left to select the
region and the specific community/parish.
Map of Telemark
showing the kommuner (municipalities). Click on the map for additional
information about each area.
NOR-Telemark Mail List - A mail list for discussing and sharing
of information and genealogy research about our ancestors and
immigrant families from the Telemark county of Norway.
Searching the 1865, 1875 and 1900 census. Census database from
the Norwegian Historical Data Centre. Search by year on partial names
and by province. The 1865 and 1900 censuses are complete here. Census
data also available on the Digitalarkivet web site.
Seven Lag Stevne
- Seven lags combine to hold an annual gathering each summer where
resources are provided for genealogical research.
Slektshistoriske kilder i Norge for Telemark - Norwegian
website from DIS-Norge with many genealogical resources.
Kongsberg - The regional state archives contains records
regarding most matters registered or processed by a governmental
authority at the local or central level (church records, census, maps,
heritage). You can visit the archives to use the materials yourself or
you can write to ask for assistance. Please note that they are
understaffed and requests for the archives to do your research may
take a long time to get a response. This archive covers Telemark,
Buskerud and Vestfold.
Frogs vei 44, 3611 Kongsberg
Telefon: 32 86 99 00
Telefaks: 32 86 99 10
America - The Telelaget of America is a bygdelag (lag) — an
organization or association of emigrants and their descendants from
the Telelag region of Norway. Lags were established in the U.S. to maintain the ties
to the homeland and provide a place for those emigrants to assemble at
least once a year. Telelaget was established in 1907.
Telemark Message Board - A Rootsweb/Ancestry message board for posting
queries in search of information about Telemark ancestors.