RESEARCH ASSISTANCEGENEALOGIST: Our Genealogist can assist you with your e-mail and phone requests. Like all of our board members, our Genealogist serves in a voluntary position and honors your requests on a time available basis.
TRØNDERLAG LIST: Others previous work may help you! Our members, and even fellow genealogists who are not members, have shared information on our Rootsweb mailing list after doing research for others. Hundreds of individuals, including genealogists in Norway have participated in this process. (See more on this page)
Today, many members and visitors needing assistance go to our Facebook page.
As with the Tronderlag list, others will help you! Stop in and visit our Facebook page.
RESEARCH AT OUR ANNUAL MEETING (STEVNE)
We bring our entire library of research materials to the stevne, making them available in the genealogy lab where our Genealogist and volunteers provide research assistance.
RESEARCH TRIPS TO NORWAY
We offer a "Trøndelag Heritage Tour" about every 5 years where we travel to Trondheim, complete research at the regional archives, tour Trøndelag and neighboring areas, visit friends and relatives, and usually wish we had more time.
Learn more about these trips HERE.
RESEARCH TRIPS TO THE FAMILY HISTORY CENTER
During the winter, a research trip for "Tre Lag Stevne" cooperating lags is held in Salt Lake City. This is sponsored by the Norwegian-American Bygdelagenes Fellesraad (the umbrella organization of the various lags). Attendees spend a week attending classes on Norwegian research and using all of the facilities of the LDS Genealogy Library. This is a yearly event, usually taking place in February. Recently the research trip has been combined with the annual RootsTech conference which is also held in Salt Lake city.
WHAT WILL HAPPEN TO YOUR FAMILY HISTORY WHEN YOU ARE GONE? Our descendants should know what we have, where it is located and we want them to do with it. Some genealogists prepare a Genealogical Codicil. Something you should consider to protect all the years of your research. There are many ways to do this and a simple Internet search on "Genealogical Codicil" gives you many options including forms you could use.
RESEARCH MATERIALSTrønderlag of America's collection of research materials, targeted at North and South Trøndelag, is believed to be the largest in the world (with the possible exception of the Family History Center in Salt Lake City or the Library of Congress), and is continually updated and expanded.
If you are traveling to Trøndelag, please contact our Genealogist for a list of documents to buy and bring back. We will reimburse you for any document costs.
We bring our entire library of research materials to the Tre Lag Stevne each year.
Trønderlag of America, like many organization has a "Rootsweb Mailing List" where individuals post genealogy questions and individuals subscribing to the list try to answer your questions.
While we note that the list has been quiet in 2019 and you can no longer post, the archives can be searched going all the way back to July of 1980. It is worth a look as someone may have already answered your questions.
TO SEARCH THE ARCHIVES
Start by going HERE. Then select "Norway" for all the lists associated with Norwegian genealogy questions (you may have more than just Trøndelag).
Select "browse or search the archives"
Post your query in the "search this list" box and click the magnifying glass.