Bredestad Parish, Jönköping, Sweden Genealogy

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Bredestads Church

History[edit | edit source]

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Bredestad Parish, Jönköping, Sweden Genealogy
Jurisdictions
Stift Linköping
Pastorat -1940 Askeryd and Bredestad, 1941-1961 Bredestad, Askeryd and Marbäck, 1962-1997 Bredestad, Askeryd, Marbäck, Bälaryd and Frinnaryd, 1998- Bredestad, Askeryd, Marbäck, Bälaryd, Frinnaryd, Lommaryd, Vireda and Haurida.
Län Jönköping
Landskap Småland
Härad Norra Vedbo
Tingslag -1947 Norra Vedbo, 1948-1970 Norra and Södra Vedbo
Domsaga 1971- Eksjö tingsrätt
Fögderi 1720-1945 Norra and Sdra Vedbo, 1946- Tranås
Kommun 1863-1970 Bredestad, 1971- Aneby
Militär indelning Smålands Grenadier-Bataljon
Lif-Sqvadron, Lif-Kompaniet
Jönköpings Regemente
Norra Vedbo Kompani
Extra Soldat-Roteringen
NAD Ref Code SE/VALA/00045
National Archive SVAR link
Swedish Wikipedia link
SCB Congregation map link
Open Street map link


Place Names[edit | edit source]

Anderstorp, Aneby Kvarn, Aneby Säteri

Backstugan Djärvarp, Backstugan Målen Norrgård, Bona Gästgivaregård, Bona Lilla, Bredestad Fattigstuga, Bredestad Norrgård, Bredestad Prästgård, Bredestad Sockenstuga, Bygget Hult Uppby

Djärvarp

Ebbarp utjord, Eckersberg, Enefall

Fagerhult, Fattigstugan Bredestad, Fribjörnarp, Fridhem

Gatastugan, Germundstorp Utjord, Gummarp Norrgård, Gummarp Södergård, Gustavslund, Gärdestugan, Gästgivaregården Bona

Hagen, Hult Nedby, Hult Upby, Hultastugan, Hultet, Husartorp # 20 Värsås Jularp, Husartorp # 26 Målastugan Målen Norrgård

Ingridsbo (Ingersbo) Bredestad Norrgård, Ingridsbo (Ingersbo) Uddestorp

Johannesberg, Jularp Lilla, Jularp Rusthåll

Karlstorp, Kristineberg, Krogen Lilla, Krogen Stora, Kvarnen Aneby, Källstorp

Larstorp, Lissabon, Ljungarp, Lundstorp, Löversmålen (Lövitsmålen)

Mantorp, Mariannelund, Mariefors Utjord, Myrstugan, Målastugan, Målen Norrgård, Målen Södergård, Målsänna

Nedbyn Hult, Norrgården Bredestad, Norrgården Gummarp, Norrgården Målen, Norrgården Spånshult, Norrhemmet, Nybygget Målen Norrgård, Nystorp

Orrarp Utjord

Prästgården Bredestad, Purkan, Puttstugan, Påtorpet

Rusthållet Jularp, Rödjestugan, Röjstugan Örled

Sandlidenm Sandstugan, Smedhemmet, Smedhemstugan, Snickarhemmet, Sockenstugan Bredestad, 

Soldattorp:  # 6 Lundstorp Spånstorp, # 7 Hultastugan Hult Upby, # 8 Purkan Målen Norrgård, # 9 Puttstugan Bona, # 10 Öjastugan Öja,

Spånshult Norrgård, Spånshult Södergård, Svenstorp, Sågarhemmet, Säteriet Aneby, Södergården Aneby, Södergården Målen, Södergården Spånshult

Torenäs, Tyskhemmet

Uddesbo, Uddestorp, Uppbyn Hult, Utjorden : Ebbarp, Germundstorp, Mariefords, Orrarp, Öja

Värsås, Västergården Örled

Öja (Öya), Öja Utjord, Öjastugan, Örled Västergård, Örled Östergård, Örledstugan, Östergården, Örled, Östorp.

Yrkesutövare med flera:

Fattigsköterska page 40, Husar p 77, 107, Inspektor  p 35, 90, Komminister p 53, Kropral p 33, 108, Kyrkvaktare p 56, 68, 69, Kyrkvärd p 47, 93, 115, Mjölnare p 5, Nämndeman p 24, 40, 85, 92, 93, 115, Organist p 41, Patron p 1, Sekreterare p 1, 63, Smed p 14, 61, Sockenskomakare p 36, Sockerskräddare p 30, Soldat p 38, 83, 96, 108, 110, 117, Tegelslagare p 58, Försvarslösa personer p 120.

 


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Census Records[edit | edit source]

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Online Database Church Records[edit | edit source]

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Family History Library Records[edit | edit source]

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Military Records[edit | edit source]

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References[edit | edit source]

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

Bredestad parish, Husförhörslängd 1839-1845 AI:8, Ort register.