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Genealogy: Ruth Ertzgard Dodson

Genealogy Detective

A monthly column putting people in touch with their Norwegian roots by Liv Marit Haakenstad + Kathy Anderson Welcome to Genealogy Detective! Our first inquiry comes from Ruth Ertzgard Dodson, who writes: “I read...

From farmers to framers

A look at the yeoman farmers who helped shape Norway’s constitution Terje Birkedal Anchorage, Alaska On the eve of the signing of Norway’s constitution on the 17th of May, 1814, Norway had a population...