Drev Parish, Kronoberg, Sweden Genealogy

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

Drev-Hornaryd 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.)

Drev Parish, Kronoberg, Sweden Genealogy
Stift Växjö
Pastorat -1961 Annexing Parish Sjösås, Drev and Hornaryd
Län Kronoberg
Landskap Småland
Härad -1868 Uppvidinge and Norrrvidinge, 1869 Uppvidinge
Tingslag -1868 Norridinge and Uppvidinge, 1869-1947 Uppvidinge, 1848-1970 Östra Värend
Domsaga 1971- Växjö
Fögderi 1720-1966 Uppvidinge, 1967 Växjö
Militär indelning Kalmar regement 07

Place Names [edit | edit source]

Arvidsgården Drev,

Backstugan Drev Svensgård - Grännastämma, Bengtstorp, Bergstorp, Besegården Drev, Björkehult, Björkekull, Björkelund, Braås Bruk - Lilla, Broaryd, Brostugan, Brännagården Drev, Bröttjaryd, Böksholm Hammarsmedja - Säteri,

Drev; Besegård -  Brännagård -  Fattigstuga -  Norrgård -  Olofsgård -  Per Månsgård -  Svensgård, Drevslund,

Filipsdal, Fjälleberg (Fjelleberg),

Granehult, Grännastämma, Grönadal,

Hackheda (Hackeda), Hackhedatorp ( Hackedatorp), Hammarsmedjan Böksholm, Holmen,



Kolåsen, Kvarnen Möllekull, Kvarntorp,


Mölleborg, Möllekull - Kvarn,


Råsborg, Rödje,

Sevedstorp, Skälletorp,

Soldattorp ; # 14 Bjöttjaryd , # 76 Rödje, # 77 Grännastämma, # 78 Tofta, # 79 Tagel, # 80 Drev Brännagård, # 86 Sevedstorp, Skälletorp, Tagel,

Stugan Möllekull, Svenshult,

Tagel, Tofta, Torpet Grännastämma, Tälleryd,

Varevik, Västerås,


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, Kronoberg 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, Kronoberg 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]

Drev Parish 1841-1846 AI;12, Husförhörslängd. Ort register.