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Family Search

https://familysearch.org

Find-a-Grave

http://www.findagrave.com/

Kendall County [IL]  

http://kendallkin.org/databases/945/A,A/1.html

Illinois Marriage Index

http://www.ilsos.gov/isavital/marriagesrch.jsp

Illinois Death Index

https://cyberdriveillinois.com/departments/archives/databases/death.html

LaSalle County Genealogy Guild  [open Monday and Saturday 9-4]

http://www.lscgg.org


Thanks to Courtney Phillips' class....


http://www.homeadvisor.com/article.show.History-at-Home-A-Guide-to-Genealogy.17370.html​

Norway genealogy

http://arkivverket.no/arkivverket/Digitalarkivet

Free Newspapers

http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/

The Sloopers

http://sloopersociety.org/

Other interesting websites are:


Arne G. Brekke Bygdebok Collection

http://library.und.edu/special-collections/bygdebok/

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www.vikingship.us/   - all about the Viking ship that sailed from Norway to Chicago in 1893 for the Columbian Exposition - open this Saturday, September 19 and next month October 17

www.rosemaling.org/   - all about Norwegian rosemaling in Illinois. There are rosemalers living in the Newark area.

www.minnekirken-chicago.org  - about the Norwegian Lutheran Memorial Church in Chicago = a remaining Norwegian language church

www.nnleague.org   - about the activities and members of the Norwegian National League = Leif Erikson wreath-laying, Christmas Around the World, Norwegian Constitution Day Parade. The Sloopers are members of the Norwegian National League.

Local Sons of Norway chapters

Home - Polar Star Lodge # 5-472 - Sons of Norway

www.polarstarlodge.com

Cleng Peerson Lodge  # 5-525 - Sons of Norway

 [no website] contact Char at (815) 498-2438

My Favorite Links:

Norsk Museum  

While you're in the area, visit the historic Norway Store, founded in 1848 by Charles Borchenius.   Still operated by the same family