Öckerö Parish, Göteborg och Bohus, Sweden Genealogy

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Guide to Öckerö Parish, Sweden ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

Öckerö old Church
Öckerö Church
Hönö Church.jpg

History[edit | edit source]

(write information such as: how old the parish is, interesting facts about the parish, what alternate names it has, or any boundary changes.)

Öckerö Parish, Göteborg och Bohus, Sweden Genealogy
Jurisdictions
Stift Göteborg
Pastorat -1928 Annex parish in the Torslanda and Öckerö pastorat
1928- Öckerö pastorat
Län -1997 Göteborg och Bohus
1998- Västra Götaland
Landskap Bohuslän
Härad Västra Hising
Tingslag 1680-1823 Västra Hising
1824-1887 Västra and Östra Hising
1888-1954 Askim, Hising and Sävedal
1955-1970 Hising, Sävedal and Kungälv
Domsaga add here
Fögderi 1686- 1739 Västra Hising
1740-1917 Göteborg
1918 1946 Inland
1946-1966 Göteborg
Kommun 1863- Öckerö
Militär indelning 2:a Bohusläns Båtsmans-Kompani


Place Names[edit | edit source]

Apelvik Stora,

Björkö Bångegården, Björkö Huvud, Björkö Sörgården, Björkö Västergården,

Florentinskäret, Fogdö,

Grötö,

Hyppeln, Hälså, Hönö Bergagården, Hönö Heden, Hönö Hult, Hönö Röd, Hönö Västergården,

Kalvön, Knipplan, Källö,

Lorensberg, Lotsplatsen,

Moholmen,

Nolö,

Prästbostället,

Ryd, Rörö, Röskär,

Skarvik, Skarviks holme, Stora Apelvik,

Tommetaskan, Törnäs,

Öckerö Norgården, Öckerö Sörgården,


To see what kind of place it is you will need a Swedish Gazetteer.

  • Surrounding Parishes


Collections[edit | edit source]

Census Records[edit | edit source]

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Online Database Church Records[edit | edit source]

The easiest way to access the Swedish Church Records is through the internet, using these five sites (see links to specific collections below). Four of these sites require a subscription for access. (ArkivDigital, Ancestry.com, and MyHeritage.com are available at a FamilyHistory Center near you free of charge.)

Help Using ArkivDigital: Online Databases for Sweden[edit | edit source]

These lessons will teach you how to use ArkivDigital:

Family History Library Records[edit | edit source]

Click Sweden, Göteborg och Bohus Records for a full listing of microfilmed records (some digitized online) at the Family History Library, that may be digitized. Check back occasionally to see if your records have become available. In the meantime, some of them might be available at a Family History Center near you.
Click on "Places within Sweden, Göteborg och Bohus" and then select your parish.

Military Records[edit | edit source]

Related Sources[edit | edit source]

Help Reading Swedish Records[edit | edit source]

Help Reading Old Handwriting[edit | edit source]

Help With Research Objectives and Strategies[edit | edit source]

Sweden Research Strategies


References[edit | edit source]

Öckerö, Husförhörslängd (AI:10) 1835-1842, Ortregister