Joined 22 December 2009

HaslamA.JPG  Anka Magee, AG®

I was born and raised in Moss and Askim, Østfold, Norway. Speak and read Norwegian fluently; read and translate Swedish and Danish fluently.

Presently a Nordic Research Consultant at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.

Professional researcher 2002-Present


  • Bachelor of Science (Psychology), 1997; (Brigham Young University)


  • Accredited in Norwegian, Danish, and Swedish through International Commission for the Accreditation of Professional Genealogist, ICAPGen®


  • Instructor, Brigham Young University 2002-2008
  • Classes taught :
  •      BYU: Hist 400R Scandinavian Family History
  •      Hist 408R Scandinavian Family History
  •      Hist 425 Scandinavian Languages: Writing and Documents

Presenter at the following Conferences and Libraries

  • Salt Lake Institute
  • NGS Conference
  • ICAPGen conferences at BYU
  • Highland Utah Stakes Family History Fair
  • Riverton Family History Library
  • South Davis Family History Fair
  • South Jordan Family History Expo

Field research

  • Norway: cemeteries, archives, and libraries
  • Denmark: archives and libraries
  • British Isles: cemeteries, archives, and libraries
  • Germany: cemeteries and archives
  • USA: cemeteries and libraries

FHL Classes

  • Norwegian and Danish Introductory
  • Norwegian and Danish Advanced
  • Norwegian and Danish Probates
  • Norwegian Online Research
  • Norwegian Emigration; the experience
  • Norwegian Migration and Immigration
  • Norwegian Printed Sources
  • Norwegian Genealogical Collections


Published in “Runar Slekthistorisk Tidsskrift for Østfold”

Researcher / genealogist for the following book;

Legacy of Sacrifice, Missionaries to Scandinavia


  • "Anders Frederick Ahlander: Mission Journal Oct 1899-Nov 1901", (2005)
  • Various issues of the "Nyhetsbrev" (The Norwegian Newsletter from English to Norwegian)