Norwegians in America, their History and Record (years 1825-1907), Volume 2 by Martin Ulvestad

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Norwegians in America, their History and Record: A translated version of the 1907 and 1913 Nordmændene i Amerika, deres Historie og Rekord, Volume 2
Written by Martin Ulvestad

Translated into English by Odd-Steinar Dybvad Raneng
Transcribed from Gothic script by Benjamin Keith Huntrods
Edited, Indexed and Published by Deb Nelson Gourley, Astri My Astri Publishing

Volume 2 — Norwegian immigration during 1825-1907

  • Vol 2 of a 3-vol-set [NOTE: all 3 books NEEDED as they cross-reference]
  • Sorted by occupation and where emigrated from
  • 25,000 pioneers listed by 1,700 locations in Norway
  • Connecting Norwegian-Americans to ancestral roots
  • Norwegians in American Wars including Civil War
  • 640 pages, 7 x 10 inch, hardcover, Smyth sewn binding
  • ISBN: 978-0-9760541-7-7
  • © 2011, Printed in U.S.A.

Volume 2 has both an English translation as well as a Norwegian transcription from pages 251-871 of the 1907 Gothic script and covers immigration to America 1825-1907. Norwegians in American Wars includes Military Officers, Privates, the 15th Wisconsin Regiment, Civil War and Andersonville Prison. Other sections contain listings of Norwegian-American involvement: public positions, newspapers and periodicals, book publishing, music, educational and charitable institutions, church societies, pastors, temperance undertakings and historical and statistical summary. Volume 2’s Compilation of Norwegian Communities in America section provides information on over 25,000 pioneers sorted by 1,700 areas they emigrated from in Norway.

Areas included are:

  • USA — 41 states and 500 counties: Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa, Minnesota, South Dakota, North Dakota, Washington, Alabama, Alaska, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia and West Virginia.
  • Canada — 6 provinces: Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec and Saskatchewan.