Alsen Parish, Jämtland, Sweden Genealogy

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

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.)

Alsen Parish, Jämtland, Sweden Genealogy
Jurisdictions
Stift -1647 Uppsala ärke, 1647- Härnösands
Pastorat -1856 Offerdal, 1856- Alsen
Län 1645-1654 Härnösands län, 1655-1762 Gävleborgs län, 1762-1810 Västernorrland, 1810- Jämtland
Landskap Jämtland
Härad not applicable
Tingslag -1741 Jämtlands domsaga, 1741-1916 Offerdal, 1916- Undersåker and Offerdal,
Domsaga 1680-1811 Jämtland, 1812-1878 Norra Jämtland, 1879- Jämtlands norra
Fögderi 1720-1809 Jämtlands fögderi, 1810-1883 Jämtlands södra, 1884-1970 Jämtlands västra, 1971- Östersunds fögderi
Kommun 1863-1973 Alsen, 1974 Krokom
Militär indelning Jemtlands Hästjägare-Corps, Jemtlands Fältjägare-Corps, Jämtlands fältjägarregemente, Norrlands dragonregemente


Place Names[edit | edit source]

Berge, Berget, Bleckåsen, Bräcke, Ede,

Finnsäter,

Getan, Glösa,

Hov, Hälleberg, Hällägden,

Kösta Neder och Över ( Kösta Lower and Upper), Kluk, Kougsta,

Landverk,

Millesgård, Mo,

Nederkösta, Nordbyn,

Prästbordet,

Röde, Rödningsberg,

Slåtte,

Trång,

Valne, Viken, Vången, Värsmon, Västbacken, Väster-Åberg,

Åse,

Östbacken, Överkösta,

tomma blad ( empty pages),

Hantverkare ( craftsmen),

Annat löst folk ( Other people without permanent residence),

Fattighjon ( Poor people),

Socken lappar ( Lapps belonging to the parish ).

Sweden 1951 Place Names Register and the Swedish Parish Pages list in this Wiki will give you searchable lists of places, particularly parishes and the farms within those parishes.

  • 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, Jämtland 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, Jämtland" 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]

  • FamilySearch Online Lessons - Reading Scandinavian Handwriting:

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

Sweden Research Strategies


References[edit | edit source]

Jurisdictional information from: Riksarkivet, “Alsen”, at Nationell ArkivDatabas (NAD). November 2011.