Öxabäck Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy

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

Öxabäck Church

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.)

Öxabäck Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy
Jurisdictions
Stift Göteborg
Pastorat Annex parish in Torestorp, Älekulla and Öxabäcks pastorat
Län Älvsborg
Landskap Västergötland
Härad Mark
-1891 a part of the parish called Skänklingen belonged to Kind härad
Tingslag -1970 Mark
1971- Sjuhäradsbygden
-1891 Kind (part of the parish)
Domsaga Sjuhäradsbygden
Fögderi -1946 Mark
1946-1966 Svenljunga
1967 Kinna
-1891 Redväg and Kind (a part of the parish)
Kommun 1863-1951Öxabäck
1952-1970 Svansjö landskommun
1971-Mark
Militär indelning VESTGÖTA REGEMENTE
Elfsborgs Kompani
ELFSBORGS REGEMENTE
Södra Kinds Kompani
Extra Soldat-Roteringen
NAD Ref Code SE/GLA/13692
National Archive SVAR link
Swedish Wikipedia link
SCB Congregation map link
Open Street map link


Place Names:[edit | edit source]

Backa Lillegården, Backa Storegården, Backalund, Bjällåsen, Bjänsåsen, Björkeholm, Boasten, Bäckåsen

Ekedal, Elmhult

Fagerhult, Fjällåsen

Gunbjörntorp, Gärvingsnäs

Hallstorp, Holmåsen, Hättebacken, Högshult, Höltö

Kapellabo, Kullen

Ljunget, Ljungåsen, Långåsen

Mjöasjö

Ramnås, Rud

Spjutås, Stenshult, Strömma, Strömmatorp, Svedjetorp

Toknarås, Tåstanäs, Tåsthult

Ämhult


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, Älvsborg 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, Älvsborg" 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]


Öxabäck Husförhörslängd 1829-1843 Ortregister