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digiowl

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Old habits die hard 18 8, 8:27pm

The basic cause being that Norway until motorized transports was a pain to travel within.

Thus you married within the local valley/fjord/island or so (roughly how far a rowboat or carriage could take you in a day or two).

Also likely why so many are into genealogy as a "hobby".