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Index to the Catalogued Genealogy Book Collection at the Gjenvick-Gjønvik Archives listing by ISBN / LC Number, Title, Author and Year of Publication.

Cover Title Author Year
An Extraordinary Man: Ludvig Kristian Gjenvick An Extraordinary Man: Ludvig Kristian Gjenvick Marie Knaphus 2005
For several years three boxes of documents concerning my father’s early life sat on a closet shelf. Concerns of the present took precedence over curiosity of what was in those boxes.
At last I set aside time to inventory the contents of the boxes and what a gold mine of information I found.
  Ancestry's Guide To Research; Case Studies in American Genealogy Johni Cerny & Arlene Eakle 1985
The perfect guide for your journey into the past.  A complete and insighful guide for family research.  For the beginning genealogist, there is no better plan to begin the hunt for ancestors.
Bringing Your Family History to Life Through Social History Bringing Your Family History to Life Through Social History Katherine Scott Sturdevant 2000
Katherine Scott Sturelevant shows you how to use social his¬tory—the study of uordinary people’s everyday lives”—to add depth, detail, and drama to your family’s saga. She’ll provide you with the instruction you need to accu¬rately investigate your family’s unique history, including their
  Catalogue of: Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty -- Land -- Warrant Application Files; American Revolutionary War Service Records and General Index National Archives Microfilm Rental Program u.d.
  Cite Your Sources: A manual for Documenting Family Histories and Genealogical Records Richard S. Lackey 1980
A How-To book providing clear and uncomplicated instructions for documenting your family history research that will prevent future generations having to redo your research due to poor or non-existent citations and notes. Get this book and document your research properly.
  Continuing Your Genealogical Research in Minnesota Marilyn Lind 1986
While this book pre-dates the modern search-engine based research, it provides context and information on the how and where sources are kept in Minnesota.
  Family Associations: Organization and Management, 3rd Edition Revised Christine Rose, CG, CGL, FASG 2001
Discusses how Family Associations are formed with sample By-laws, filing systems, and ways to assist members.  Concrete ideas are offered for handling and increasing renewals.  Cost cutting methods, fund raisers, keeping interest up, and advertising are included. Presents topics on Family Newsletters, Publishing Books, Family Gatherings, and Websites.
  Folketeljing 1801 Ytterøe, Norge Historisk institutt 1992
Book contains the 1801 Census for Ytterøe, Nord-Trøndelag, Norway in a A-4 (approximately Legal-Sized US format) that makes it handy for lookups and you have a permanent record of that important census.
  Frolslekten Gran O. M. Skaanes 1967
Book includes the Gran Family Tree covering Ann Oline Johnsdatter Valum, wife of Johan Laurits Gjønvik. (see page 333)
Genealogical and Biographical Research: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications Genealogical and Biographical Research: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications National Archives Trust Fund Board, National Archives and Records Administration 1983/1991
This catalog lists records published on microfilm by the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) that are useful for genealogical and biographical research. Extensive searches were made of available microfilm publications to select those that contain the most valuable information about individuals.
Genealogical Resources of the Minnesota Historical Society: A Guide, Second Edition Genealogical Resources of the Minnesota Historical Society: A Guide, Second Edition Minnesota Historical Society, Library and Archives Division 1993
Genealogical Resources of the Minnesota Historical Society: A Guide is an essential tool for all genealogists researching Minnesota family and local history. High-lighting the many and varied holdings of the MHS, this second edition features a lengthy, annotated listing of resources in more than fifty useful subject areas
The Genealogist's Computer Companion The Genealogist's Computer Companion Rhonda R. McClure 2001
Explains how to use the computer, the Internet, and genealogical software to trace one's family history.
  Genealogist's Guide To West Central Wisconsin Victoria Wilson 1987
Pamphlet dedicated to finding genealogical information in West Central Wisconsin in the pre-computer search days. Still usefull in provided background information. Remember, not all records have been digitized and available online.
  Anna Oline Gjønviks Etterkommere: Familien Gjønvik, The Gjenvick Family Arvid Gjønvik 1976
Guide to Naturalization Records of the United States Guide to Naturalization Records of the United States Christina K. Schaefer 1997
Explains how to locate and obtain family records and documents from libraries, family history centers, archival reposititories, microfilm, and the Internet. Focused on Research in the United States.
How To Archive Family Keepsakes: Learn How to Preserve Family Photos, Memorabilia & Genealogy Records How To Archive Family Keepsakes: Learn How to Preserve Family Photos, Memorabilia & Genealogy Records Denise May Levenick 2012
In every family someone ends up with Mom’s and Dad’s “stuff’—a lifetime’s worth of old family photos, papers, and memorabilia packed into boxes, trunks, and suitcases. This inheritance can be as much a burden as it is a blessing. How do you organize your loved one’s estate in a way that honors your loved one, keeps the peace in your family and doesn’t take over your home or life? How to Archive Family Keepsakes gives you step-by-step advice for how to organize, distribute, and preserve family heirlooms.
  How To Write And Publish Your Family Book Genealogy Publishing Service 1993
Writen just as Computer technology and programs were becoming more common place. Still useful for the general inforamtion and how-to guide. Microsoft Word templates can now help you with the formating -- this publication will get you started in the right direction.
  How To Write The Story of Your Life Frank P. Thomas 1984
This is a friendly guide that makes memoir writing an enjoyable undertaking for writers and non-writers alike. It includes topics ideas and excerpts from actual memoirs.
I Remember When... Stories of Rememberances From My Life I Remember When... Stories of Rememberances From My Life Larry Gjenvick 2002
Topical storytelling covering childhood, service in the Navy during World War II, St. Olaf College on the GI Bill, Jobs that he had and experiences while employed. Also covered family members, faith, retirement, vehicles and health matters.
  Immigrant & Passenger Arrivals: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publication, Second Edition National Archives Trust Fund Board, National Archives and Records Administration 1991
This edition added five new points of entry -- Detroit, Glaveston, San Francisco, Seattle and St. Albans (VT). They also added new indexes for Publication by port, title and publications including in the holdings of each Regional National Archives branch.
  Lifelines, A Guide to Writing Your Personal Recollections Evelyn Nichols and Anne Lowenkopf 1989
Lifelines tells the reader how to get started, how to interview himself or herself about the their lives.  The authors propose ways to construct a family history, how to interview family members and they offer practical advice on writing the personal history, editing the notes, improving the interviews and putting the book together.
Long-Distance Genealogy: Researching Your Family History From Home Long-Distance Genealogy: Researching Your Family History From Home Christine Crawford-Oppenheimer 2000
Whether the distance between them is two hundred miles or two thousand, every genealogist faces the challenge of gathering information from sources that they can't visit in person. This book is designed specifically to help "armchair researchers" access records and publications from afar, while providing techniques for overcoming problems associated with the process.
  Managing a Genealogical Project: A Complete Manual for the Management and Organization of Genealogical Materials William Dollarhide 1999
Managing a Genealogical Project is like no other book on the market. It's not a how-to book but rather a book that focuses on a particular method of organizing research materials. By means of a unique system of organization, it takes you from the preliminary note-gathering stage of your research to the final presentation of your work in the form of a report or a book. This system, an outgroth of the Dollarhide System for Genealogical Records, enables you to manage a geneaological project with maximum ease and efficiency.
Many Houses: The Story of My Life Many Houses: The Story of My Life Marie Knaphus (Gjenvick) 2002
I have written this book mainly for my children and grandchildren. As I have grown older I have come to appreciate the value of family history. I wish I had asked more questions of my parents in regard to their early lives. Hopefully this book will help my family better appreciate the roots from which they came.
Mastering Online Genealogy: The Best Step-by-Step Method to Use the Internet to Trace Your Ancestors! Mastering Online Genealogy: The Best Step-by-Step Method to Use the Internet to Trace Your Ancestors! W. Daniel Quillen 2015
Mastering Online Genealogy covers the use of computers and the Internet to successfully do your own genealogical research. Quillen shows readers how to use the Internet as an effective genealogical research tool,
  Microfilm Resources for Research: A Comprehensive Catalog National Archives Trust Fund Board, National Archives and Records Administration 1986
A comprehensive catalog that lists the microfilm publications by record group is available, as are catalogs for the Federal population censuses from 1790 to 1930 and subject catalogs that list publications by topic and provide roll-by-roll lists of contents.
  Military Genealogical Sources John W. Heisey 1986
Predates the Search-Engine technology, but still very useful to help point you in the right direction. Might give you some addtional ideas to try in locating those hard to find records and alternatives when records were detroyed (as in the World War I records).
Military Service Records: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications Military Service Records: A Select Catalog of National Archives Microfilm Publications National Archives Trust Fund Board, National Archives and Records Administration 1985
The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is the official repository for records of military personnel who have been discharged from the U.S. Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, and Navy. Those records available for public examination at the National Archives are a valuable source of information about an individual’s military service, family, and medical history. These records can also be used to study military and social history.
  Newspaper Research C. Lloyd Hosman 1985
Provides an introduction to researching newspapers, written prior to the modern computer technology and search engines. The pamphlet does help you formulate what questions to ask to make your research more productive.
  Norwegian Research Guide Linda M. Herrick and Wendy K. Uncapher 2001
An essential guide to researching your family history in Norway, tracing relatives can be difficult, but this book does provide some ideas of getting around barriers and understanding naming conventions and patterns.
Organizing & Preserving Your Heirloom Documents Organizing & Preserving Your Heirloom Documents Katherine Scott Sturdevant, M.A. 2002
Diaries, memoirs, letters, papers, and memorabilia from your relatives and ancestors provide you with the opportunity to be the keeper and teller of your family’s life story.
Organizing Your Family History Search: Efficient & Effective Ways to Gather and Protect Your Genealogical Research Organizing Your Family History Search: Efficient & Effective Ways to Gather and Protect Your Genealogical Research Sharon DeBartolo Carmack 1999
At last, a book to help you organize your genealogical research! In this friendly and practical guide, professional genealogist, Sharon Carmack shows you how to reduce the ever-mounting piles of papers, books, and other materials, so you can spend more time researching and less time hunting for information lost somewhere on your desk or computer.
Planting Your Family Tree Online: How To Create Your Own Family History Web Site Planting Your Family Tree Online: How To Create Your Own Family History Web Site Cyndi Howells 2003
Planting Your Family Tree Online, written by the creator of "one of the best genealogy sites on the Web" (Smithsonian Magazine), takes you step by step through the process of creating your own Web site to honor the memory of your ancestors. This is not a technical manual on computers or the Internet. But it will tell you . . .
Preserving Family Keepsakes Preserving Family Keepsakes Ilene (Chandler) Miller 1996
Working Guide to preservation of keepsakes.  A non-technical approach to preservation that anyone can relate to.  Includes the newest computer techniques for digitizing and copying old photographs. Discusses the causes of deterioration and discoloring of documents and photographs and how to treat and protect damaged documents and memorabilia.
Producing a Quality Family History Producing a Quality Family History Patricia Law Hatcher, CG 1996
Producing A Quality Family History, by Patricia Law Hatcher, guides you through the steps required to create an attractive - and functional - family history report. Learn how to organize your work, how to write the narrative, choose type faces, grammar styles and punctuation. You'll also see how to create useful bibliographies and discover ways to incorporate photos and illustrations effectively plus much, much more.
  Recording Your Family History William Fletcher 1983
This is a guide book to doing oral histories with relavant questions that can preserve the stories of your family's heritage and provide useful and perhaps entertaining commentary to be enjoyed for generations to come.
  Scandinavian Genealogical Research Manual, Volumes 1,2 and 3 Finn A. Thomsen 1970
The Scandinavian Genealogical Research Manual combined information pertaining to Denmark and Norway that share a similar language. Previously published in three volumes, the works are now consolidated into one book. The book covers Danish and Norwegian Language, Handwriting and Resources. Spiral bound.
  Searching for Your Ancestors: The How and Why of Genealogy Gilbert H. Doane and James B. Bell 1992
The classic, easy-to-use guide for tracing family history in over 35 ethnic groups-now fully revised to include new resources and technologies. "The standard work, now fully revised and updated. Still the most readable and reliable genealogical text available." Thomas J. Kemp, University of South Florida Library.
  Searching For Your Wisconsin Ancestors In The Wisconsin Libraries Carol Ward Ryan 1988
Useful guidebook predates the modern computer search techniques, but does provide context and information that can help you in your search of often overlooked materials as you research your family history in Wisconsin.
  Swedish Genealogical Dictionary Phyllis J. Pladsen 2000
This edition contains more than 5700 words and abbreviations that will help you in your research of your Swedish family history. A difficult, out-of-print book that has been quite useful to many in finding resources and perhaps pointing you in the right direction.
The Seefert Weier Story The Seefert Weier Story Marie Anna Knaphus 2004
This booklet tells the story of the Seefert-Weier family, their voyage to America on the S.S. Itzstein from Bremen to New York and their family tree.
The Sleuth Book for Genealogists: Strategies For More Successful Family History Research The Sleuth Book for Genealogists: Strategies For More Successful Family History Research Emily Anne Croom 2000
Just follow in the footsteps of expert genealogist Emily Croom. In The Sleuth Book for Genealogists, she presents a unique down-to-earth look at genealogical research, employing the savvy experience of world-famous literary sleuths such as Sherlock Holmes and Miss Marple.
The Unofficial Family Archivist: A Guide to Creating and Maintaining Family Papers, Photographs, and Memorabilia The Unofficial Family Archivist: A Guide to Creating and Maintaining Family Papers, Photographs, and Memorabilia Melissa Mannon 2011
The Unofficial Family Archivist is organized into eight sections that discuss preservation; creating and identifying materials that represent you; how to properly organize, preserve, and describe these items; how to prepare them to pass on to future generations. This book provides information to guide you so you may enjoy your materials, easily access them, feel comfortable that they will last for a long time and be treasured by your descendants.
They Became Americans: Finding Naturalization Records and Ethnic Origins They Became Americans: Finding Naturalization Records and Ethnic Origins Loretto Dennis Szucs 1998
Save time and money while improving the efficiency of your research. Study lists of everything from "how-to" tutorials to "where-to" guides. A must have for genealogists - amateur and professional alike!
  The WPA Historical Records Survey: A Guide to the Unpublished Inventories, Indexes, and Transcripts The Society of American Archivists 1980
In an effort to answer some of these questions about the legacy of the HRS, the Society of American Archivists undertook a project to locate and list the unpublished materials from the Survey.
  Write It Right: A Manual for Writing Family Histories and Genealogies Donald R. Barnes and Richard S. Lackey 1983
A How-To guidebook on writing your family history and genealogy book. While it predates the current technology, the principles remain the same. Book has great advice on getting your book right the first time and turning that self-published book into one that will be desired by all family members interested in their history.
  Writing the Family Narrative Lawrence P. Gouldrup, Ph.D. 1987
He uses solid examples from both amateur and professional writers, making it easy for you to learn the process. The companion workbook to Writing the Family Narrative goes further, taking you through each step of the writing process. You'll learn how to organize your records for writing, develop characters, include point of view, use dialogue, create an effective setting, and even edit and design your family history.
  Genealogical Guidebook and Atlas of Norway    
Frank Smith, Finn A. Thomsen, Genealogical Guidebook and Atlas of Norway, © 1979, The Everton Publishers, Inc., Soft cover, 56 Pages, 9996457176. Subjects include: 1. The Three Major Sources. 2. Some Norwegian Words and Their Meanings. 3. Personal Given Names. 4. The Gothic Alphabet. 5. Converting Moveable Feast Days to the Modern Calendar. 6. The More Common Fixed Feast Days. 7. Calendar of Weeks. 8. List of Parishes with Year Registers Commence. 9. Cross-Reference of Special Places, Chapelries, Parishes and Clerical Districts. 10. Sectional Maps. 11. Map Index. 12. List of Places Keyed to the Sectional Maps.
  Genealogical Maps & Guide to the Norwegian Parish Registers    
Finn A. Thomsen, Genealogical Maps & Guide to the Norwegian Parish Registers, © 1987, Thomsen's Genealogical center, Bountiful, Utah, Soft cover, 64 Pages, Subjects include: 1. List of the Parishes of Norway. 2. Genealogical Maps.

 

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