Allen joined Icelandic Roots as a member in February 2020 and quickly explored everything he could find about his Icelandic ancestors.


Allen Bingham

Washington, USA

Carolyn is excited to be on the Icelandic Roots team and is looking forward to continuing to research her own family and other Saskatchewan Icelanders.


Carolyn Cameron

Saskatchewan, CAN

David specializes in researching the 400 or so Icelanders who emigrated to or through Utah between 1855 and 1914.


David Johnson

Indiana, USA

Doreen Kristjanson "Kristy" Marston is a genealogist and media specialist on the Icelandic Roots database.

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Doreen Kristjanson Marston

Tennessee, USA

Lorne is an active member of the main IR Team. And, as a part of the Media Team he manages member emails, as well as conducting research on cemeteries and Canadian place names for our database.


Lorne Hallgrimson

Manitoba, CAN

Lauga is a valued team member from Iceland, an exceptional genealogist, and is always ready to do the research for people living in Iceland. She lends many hours to the Icelandic Roots Database and her dedication and expertise is greatly appreciated.


Sigurlaug Jóna Sigurðardóttir

Reykjavík, ÍSL

Susan is a dedicated and detailed genealogist from Utah. She is always willing to share new information and takes meeting notes whenever Ferne is unavailable. She is a great team member.


Susan Bearnson

Utah, USA

Valdimar’s connection to Icelandic Roots stems from interests in history, as well as his work as an archivist.


Valdimar Gunnarsson

Akureyri, ÍSL

Aðalbjörg Sigmarsdóttir resides in Akureyri in northern Iceland and is part of our genealogy team.


Aðalbjörg Sigmarsdóttir

Akureyri, ÍSL

Cathy is an original member of the IR team and combines the duties of membership and genealogical research.


Cathy Josephson

Vopnafjörður, ÍSL

Davíð’s hobbies include literature, theatre, music, astronomy, history, genealogy, and the art of photography.


Davíð Kristjánsson

Skógsnesi, ÍSL

Helga Margrét works on the IR Team, taking emails from members, researching, and connecting people with the 'Cousins Across the Ocean' project.


Helga Margrét Reinhardsdóttir

Reykjavík, ÍSL

Rus has become one of the main team members in a very short amount of time. He takes emails from members, enters information, does great detailed research, and works with the Media Team.


Rus Magnusson

Alberta, CAN

Sunna is the founder and president of Icelandic Roots. She works on various administrative duties every day but is very happy when she can just climb into the Icelandic Vortex and work on genealogy. She enjoys teaching members and others about Icelandic Roots and is a frequent presenter at conferences and festivals.


Sunna Furstenau

North Dakota, USA

Sveinbjörg spends time in Reykjavík and Akureyri with Valdimar. The two of them make a great team. Sveinbjörg has just finished her book and many of us cannot wait until it is also in English! Congratulations to Sveinbjörg!


Sveinbjörg Sveinbjörnsdóttir

Reykjavík, ÍSL

Willie has a special interest in Washington Island and Wisconsin Icelanders. He is making great contributions to the database with photos, stories, and information about these people.


William "Willie" Engelson

North Carolina, USA

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