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Volume 1 (of a 3 volume set). Translated into English by Olaf Tronsen Kringhaug and Odd-Steinar Dybvad Raneng. Transcribed from Gothic script by Benjamin Keith Huntrods. Edited by Margit Nysetvold Bakke. Ulvestad's Foreword and Prehistory translated by Alexander Knud Huntrods. Indexed and Published by Deb Nelson Gourley, Astri My Astri Publishing. Hardcover, 480 pages, maps, index contains 5,700 names, Norwegian American Genealogy Martin Ulvestad compiled the Norwegian-American pioneer stories by sending out 163,000 small books and pamphlets along with 450,000 circulars and forms to the early immigrants and their families. He then published the 1907 and 1913 oversized (now rare) books. This bilingual English-Norwegian Volume 1 includes both an English translation as well as a Norwegian transcription from pages 1-250 of the 1907 Gothic script. The sagas tell of where the pioneers emigrated from in Norway, immigrated to in America, genealogy, life and hardships on the emigrant ships, canal boat and cattle car journeys to the Midwest, sickness, oxcarts, dugouts, sod huts, numerous pastors and churches, livestock and crops, grasshoppers, prairie fires, blizzards, Indian Wars and more. Areas included are: USA - 41 states and 500 counties: Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa, Minnesota, South Dakota, North Dakota, Washington, Alabama, Alaska, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia and West Virginia. Plus Pre-History, Indian Territory, District of Columbia and the story of the emigrant ship "Valkyrien". Canada - 6 provinces: Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec and Saskatchewan.
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Book Description Astri My Astri Publishing, 2010. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0976054167