Ölmstad Parish, Jönköping, Sweden Genealogy

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

Olmstad Church

History[edit | edit source]

Spelling of the name of parish was confirmed as Ölmstad in 1926. Prior also known as Ölmestad.

Fire in 1941 destroyed parts of the church records of Ölmstad

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

Ölmstad Parish, Jönköping, Sweden Genealogy
Jurisdictions
Stift Växjö
Pastorat -1961 Ölmstad, 1962- Skärstad and Ölmstad
Län Jönköping
Landskap Småland
Härad Vista
Tingslag add here
Domsaga add here
Fögderi 1720-1945 Tveta, Vista, and Mo, 1946-1966 Tranås, 1967- Jönköping
Kommun 1863-1951 Ölmstad, 1952-1970 Skärstad, 1971- Jönköping
Militär indelning Jönköpings Regemente
Vista Kompani
Extra Soldat-Roteringen
NAD Ref Code SE/VALA/00478
National Archive SVAR link
Swedish Wikipedia link
SCB Congregation map link
Open Street map link


Place Names [edit | edit source]

Alboga - Kvarn, Ansestorp, Apelås,

Backstuga; Berg, Björkeberg, Björnaryd, Drevseryd Södergård, Halla, Hunseberg Östergård, Perstorp Skattegård, Siggarp, Smedjeberg, Tuveryd, Ölmstad Storgård,

Berg, Bergskogen Lilla - Stora, Björkeberg, Björnaryd, Björstorp, Botarp, Brötjemarl Mellangård - Nilsagård - Norrgård - Södergård, Bussebo,

Dalsrödjan, Drevseryd (Drifseryd) Norrgård - Södergård,

Ebbesbo (Äbbesbo), Ekhagen, Erlandsbo,

Fattigdomen, Fattighuset Ölmstad, Finnarp, Frälsegården ; Gunneryd - Haga - Ingeryd - Perstorp - Ånaryd,

Gunneryd Skattegård

Haga, Halla ( Halland), Hovaskog, Hunseberg Västerberg - Östergård, Håknarp, Höganskog,

Ingeryd Norrgård - Södergård,

Johannesberg,

Karlhem, Karlsten, Klockaregården Ölmstad, Kojorna (Kojorne), Kopparp, Korparp, Kullen, Kyrkolyckan,

Ledseryd, Lillgården Ölmstad, Långeberg Norra - Södra,

Mellangården Brötjemark - Ryd - Tokeryd - Ölmstad,

Nilsagården Brötjemark -Norrgården Ryd;- Norrgården Tokeryd - Ölmstad, Nybygget,

Ormenäs Utjord, Ormestorp,

Prästekvarn (Prestekvarn), Prästgården Ölmstad, Pälsrödjan,

Rasten; Gunneryd Frälsegård - Hovaskog - Sandvik - Smedjeberg; Ryd Södergård, Ryssebo Apelås - Ölmstad Prästgård,

Sandvik, Siggarp, Skattegården Tokeryd, Skattegården Ånaryd, Skattegården Ölmstad, Skraparp, Skrälleberg, Skåret Sandvik - Södra Långeberg, Skäggsbolm Svensgård, Smedjeberg, Smedsbo,

Soldattorp; # 63 Drevseryd Södergård, # 64 Drevseryd Norrgård, # 66 and # 67;Ingeryd Norrgård # 68; Perstorp, # 69 Äng, # 70 Korparp, # 72 Ölmstad Mellangård - # 73 Södergård - # # 74 Skattegård, # 75 Tokeryd Norrgård, # 76 Skattegård - # 77 Mellangårdp; - # 79 Skattegård, # 80 Hovaskog, # 81 Udderyd, # 82 Björkeberg, # 83 Öland, # 84 Smedjeberg, # 85 Kopparp, # 86 Södra Långeberg, # 88 Ängaskog, # 89 Ånaryd Frälsegård, # 90 Brötjemark Mellangård, - # 91 Norrgård, Ormestorp,

Stamseryd, Storgården Ölmstad, Stötafällan, Svensgården Skäggsbol, Södergården Tokeryd, Södergården Ölmstad, Tolarp,Tossehall (Tåssehall), Tuveryd,

Udderyd,

Väderberg, Västergården Hunseberg,

Äng, Ängaskog,

Öland, Örberga, Österdal, Östergården Hunseberg,


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]

Fire in 1941 destroyed :

  • Household Examination for the years 1861-1875
  • Congregation records for the years 1896-1921
  • In and out moving records for the years 1861-1940
  • Births and christening records for the years 1845-1916
  • Confirmation records for the years 1896-1940
  • Banns and marriage records for the years 1861-1916
  • Death and Burial records for the years 1861-1916.

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, Jönköping 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, Jönköping" 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]

Jurisdictional Information from: Riksarkivet. "Ölmstad Församling." Nationell ArkivDatabas (NAD). June 2012 https://sok.riksarkivet.se/

Ölmstad Parish, Husförhörslängd 1841-1845 AI;16, Ort register.