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Your case study gives a good description on how to do it. We shoud remember that Norway was in Union with Sweden from about 1812 until 1905. Perhaps that has some influence on this route. I suspect it all comes down to…"
My ancestors came from Varmland, Sweden, a Swedish county or lan that is on the western side of Sweden, bordering Norway. I always figured that they emigrated through a Swedish port like Goteborg or Stockholm.I don't know why I never thought of this before, but suddenly I thought, "what if they emigrated through Oslo? Oslo is actually closer to Varmland than Stockholm.Norway, as you may know, has terrific records, including free access to its 1865 and 1875 censuses, and also emigration…See More