Bäcke Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy

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

Bäcke 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.)

Bäcke Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy
Stift Karlstad
Pastorat - 1866 Ärtemark pastorate
1867- Annex parish in Steneby, Tisselskog, Bäcke and Ödskölt pastorate
Län 1634-1997 Älvsborg
1998- Västra Götaland
Landskap Dalsland
Härad Vedbo
Tingslag -1947 Vedbo
1948-1951 Nordal, Sundal and Valbo
1952-1974 Tössbo and Vedbo
1975- Åmål
Domsaga Åmål
Fögderi 1686-1715 Dalsland
1716-1945 Vedbo
1946-1966 Mellerud
Kommun 1863-1951 Bäcke
1952-1970 Bäckefors landskommun
1971- Bengtsfors
Vedbo Kompani

Place Names:[edit | edit source]

Bassevall, Björke, Björtveten, Bruket Bäckefors, Bäcke Stommen, Bäckefors bruk, Bäcken, Bön, Böns Kvarn, Böns Såg

Dammkasen, Drakehögen


Fattigstugan, Finnkasen under Bön, Finnkasen under Kårud

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, 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]

Bäcke Husförhörslängd 1830-1840 Ortregister