Did you know Norway is celebrating the 200th anniversary of its constitution this year? In 1814, Norway’s constitution was signed as part of the transfer of the country from a union with Denmark to a new union with Sweden. That set the stage for Norwegian independence in 1905.
In the United States, those claiming heritage from Norway are the 10th largest ancestry group, according to census data. FamilySearch posted recently about Norwegian roots and its Community Trees Project containing lineage-linked data from Norwegian bygdeb