Norwegian immigrants to the United States

a biographical directory, 1825-1850 by Gerhard B. Naeseth

Publisher: Norwegian American Genealogical Center and Naeseth Library in [Madison, Wis.]

Written in English
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  • Norwegian Americans -- Biography,
  • Norwegian Americans -- Genealogy

Edition Notes

StatementGerhard B. Naeseth.
GenreBiography, Genealogy
ContributionsHedberg, Blaine.
LC ClassificationsE184.S2 N24 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationv. <1, 5> ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23557881M
ISBN 109781607431992
LC Control Number2009920451

  Last week, the president of the United States wondered aloud why America takes so many immigrants from poor countries (lest you forget, shithole was his term) and so few from places like, say. Passenger and Immigration Lists Bibliography, , Being a Guide to the Published Lists of Arrivals in the United States and Canada. 2nd ed. Detroit, Mich.: Gale Research Co., p. LC call number: ZU5F54 LH&G LC control number: For the Norwegian cities of today are young cities, created by immigration from the country. Internal migration and emigration, which in the nineteenth century means emigration to the United States, are therefore parts of the same movement. The fundamental background of this movement is the growth in population. Norwegian immigration to Wisconsin. One the first large shiploads of Norwegian emigrants departed Norway on May 17th, Upon arrival in the United States, immigrants immediately settled in Wisconsin. Large groups of Norwegians gathered in the areas of Milwaukee, Muskego, Jefferson and Rock Prairies, and Koshkonong.

OCLC Number: Description: pages ; 21 cm: Contents: Norway. Population, resources, pursuits of her people, social conditions, laws and institutions --Emigration from Norway --The earliest immigrants from Norway, to --The sloopers of The first Norwegian settlement in America.   A history of Norwegian immigration to the United States: from the earliest beginning down to the year by Flom, George T. (George Tobias), Pages: Get this from a library! A history of Norwegian immigration to the United States: from the earliest beginning down to the year [George T Flom]. The Danes. Like the immigrants of countless other nations, many immigrants from Denmark came to the United States for religious reasons. The Danish immigrants of the 19 th century were unique, however, in that they came to North America as part of the first mass influx of the pilgrims of a new religion: the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.. For centuries, .

Between and , more than million Scandinavians immigrated to America. A little more than half were Swedes, almost a third Norwegians, and a seventh Danes. While approximately , Scandinavians came to the United States before the Civil War, the majority arrived between and World War I. Full text of "A history of Norwegian immigration to the United States from the earliest beginning down to the year " See other formats. Aspiration, Acculturation, and Impact: Immigration to the United States, "Immigration has shaped the contours of this nation's history from its founding to the present day. Immigration has shaped the nation's cities, its institutions, industries, and laws, its literature and its culture. Harvard's world-renowned library and museum Author: Erik Ponder. The Scandinavian immigrants not only built new lives in the United States; they also built a new culture. As immigrants from Scandinavia flooded into sparsely populated areas of the U.S., they helped create a particularly Scandinavian way of life, melding the varied religious, culinary, literary, and linguistic traditions that they brought with them with those that they found in their .

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Volume 5, ONLY: Includes genealogical and biographical information on over 4, Norwegian immigrants arriving in the United States during the year Arranged chronologically by ship of arrival, each immigrant is assigned an identification number, based on their year of arrival and placement within the original ship passenger list.5/5(1).

Norwegian Immigrants to the United States A Biographical Directory, Volume Two (English and Norwegian Edition) (Norwegian) 1st Edition. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. The author provides valuable information on the migration of Norwegians to America from a Norwegian perspective, but also helps fill in historical gaps for Americans.

Details of the settlement of the midwest are covered in this book, which help explain the attitudes and philosophy of the people in the area by: A History of Norwegian Immigration to the United States Paperback – June 1, by Flom (Author)/5(2).

This is a charming book of letters from Norwegian immigrants to friends and relatives back home. The collection spans a century of writing by folks from various parts of Norway who lived in various parts of the US with a wide variety of trades and /5(23).

The Project Gutenberg EBook of A History of Norwegian Immigration to the United States: From the Earliest Beginning down to the Yearby George Tobias Flom This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere in the United States and most other parts of the world at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Norwegian immigrants to the United States by Gerhard B.

Naeseth; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Biography, Genealogy, Norwegian. I recently read An Untamed Land, the first book of the series, red River of the North by Lauraine Snelling. This book is the story of a Norwegian family who comes to America to settle in the Red River valley in North Dakota (at that time the Dakota Territory) in /5.

Read the full-text online edition of Norwegian Migration to America, (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, Norwegian Migration to America, This book will be helpful to the Scandinavian Reference Staff: It tells when early Norwegian immigrants came to the America, their migration patterns in the US as well as where the majority of them settled.

Norwegians who fished headed for the rocky shorelines of Door County and Minnesota's North Shore. ByNorway had lostpeople to the United States, contributing, after Ireland, the highest percentage of its population to the new country.

American Transition, ch. 1 (Northfield, ), and by Ingrid Semmingsen in Veien mot vest, (Oslo, Norway, ). ' Blegen, Norwegian Migration to America. The LONG Crossing of the Hannah Parr - Background Essay - The fascinating story of the Hannah Parr crossing the atlantic inthe ship encountered serious trouble on the way.

This is probably one of the best documented crossings of a norwegian emigrant ship of that era, thanks to Clair O. Hagen and James Overdahl. NAGC&NL founder Gerhard Naeseth’s five volumes of Norwegian Immigrants to the United States-A Biographical Directory () are now available in searchable PDF’s on our website, thanks to scanning by the staff at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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A History of Norwegian Immigration to the United States: From the Earliest Beginning Down to the Year George Tobias Flom, Flom Genealogical Publishing Com, - Reference. Book Selections. Book Selections.

Book Selections. and read articles describing how, and where, to look for passenger information about Norwegian emigrants.

The Transatlantic Crossing Interesting description of how our Norwegian ancestors sailed across the Atlantic from to Also has immigration reports.

And on arrival in the United States these Norwegian immigrants remained at the bottom of the socioeconomic ladder. Compared to immigrants from the 15 other European nations that contributed to.

History of Norwegian Immigration to America in the 's: The Potato Blight During the 's potatoes were the most important crop in Norway. The potato blight, responsible for the Irish Potato Famine (), spread to Norway causing famine hunger and disease.

Get this from a library. Norwegian immigrants to the United States: a biographical directory, [Gerhard B Naeseth; Blaine Hedberg] -- Biographical index of emigrants from Norway/immigrants to the United States. Volume 1 - years ; Vol 2 - years ; Vol 3 - years ; Vol 4 - year ; Vol 5 year This book describes many early Norwegian immigrants in every state in the Union, most with a place of origin.

Another useful book about early Norwegian immigration to America is: Naeseth, Gerhard B. Norwegian Immigrants to the United States, A. Norwegian immigrants went to the United States primarily in the later half of the 19th century and the first few decades of the 20th century.

There are more than million Norwegian Americans, according to the most recent U.S. census, [specify]; most live in the Upper Midwest. Norwegian Americans are currently the 10th-largest European Midwest: 2, The upper Midwest became the home for most immigrants.

In almost 80 percent of the one million or more Norwegian Americans—the immigrants and their children—lived in that part of the United States. Inpercent of the Norwegian American population lived in the Midwest; Minnesota had the largest number.

In the s several hundred Norwegians--including the authors of this document--decided to emigrate to the Koshkonong region, which included the communities of Deerfield, Cambridge, McFarland, Cottage Grove, and Stoughton. It eventually became the largest Norwegian-American community in the United States.

The Norwegians. Although Sweden sent more emigrants to the United States than any other Scandinavian country, Norway sent a greater percentage of its population—nearly 1 million people between and Indeed, some estimates suggest that during the great immigrations of the 19 th century Norway lost a higher proportion of its people to the U.S.

than. Thank you for this wealth of information. I am a 2nd generation American, born to American parents, with Grand Parents being Norwegian-American immigrants, who btw, came to the States the legal and correct way.

If something is worth having, it is. Get this from a library. Norwegian immigrants to the United States: a biographical directory, [Gerhard B Naeseth; Blaine Hedberg]. Buy Norwegian Immigrants to the United States: A Biographical Directory, by Gerhard B Naeseth online at Alibris.

We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now. Background. Most Norwegian immigrants to the United States, particularly in the migration wave between the s and early 20th century, were members of the Church of Norway, an evangelical Lutheran church established by the Constitution of they settled in their new homeland and forged their own communities, however, Norwegian-American Lutherans.

Norwegian-born Medal of Honor recipients‎ (19 P) Pages in category "Norwegian emigrants to the United States" The following pages are in this category, out of approximately total.

Lesser scholars sought to convince Americans of significant Norwegian activities in the United States before the arrival of the sloop: Vikings were featured prominently in a Norwegian-American contribution to the New York exposition, “America’s Making,” as well as in many popular books and pageants.

“Norwegian immigrants did so poorly in the United States that about 70 percent of them returned & stayed in Norway,” Alex Nowrasteh, an immigration .Norwegian Police Emigration Records ( - ).

The mass emigration from Norway started aboutafter the Civil War was over. Several ship-owners saw the opportunity to earn good money by transporting emigrants to America.