Erfjord Parish, Rogaland, Norway Genealogy

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Guide to Erfjord, Norway ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, and military records.

Erfjord Parish
Jurisdictions
Stift/Bispedømme/
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Len 1599-1660 Stavanger
Amt 1689-1919 1662-1682: Stavanger stiftamt,
1682-1919: Stavanger amt
Fylke 1919-Present Rogaland
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Prestegjeld Jelsa
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Tinglag Jelsa
Fogderi Ryfylke
Sorenskriveri Ryfylke
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Church Records[edit | edit source]

Erfjord church.jpg
  • Digitzed images of the church books are online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).

Census Records[edit | edit source]

See Jelsa

Court Records[edit | edit source]

Land Records[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

For 1666-1795 the probates are in the combined Ryfylke and Karmsund judicial district.
For 1786-1876 they are found in Ryfylke judicial district.
The clerical probates for 1729-1807 are found in Ryfylke deanery deanery. `

Availability[edit | edit source]

Ryfylke og Karmsund judicial district
*1666-1795 Family History Library
*1666-1795 Digitalarkivet
*1666-1788 Probate card indexes sorted by farm name Digitalarkivet

Ryfylke judicial district
*1786-1876 Family History Library
*1786-1876 Digitalarkivet

Ryfylke deanery
*1786-1807 Clerical probate records Family History Library
*1786-1807 Digitalarkivet.

Farm Book[edit | edit source]

  • Farm and family histories of Erfjord, Rogaland co., Norway.

Drange, Ernst Berge, Erfjord: gardar og folk, Sand: Suldal kommune, c2004 Vol. 1. Erfjordbygdå, Lovradalen og Tøssebotnen (Gardsnummer 48-60) -- Vol. 2. Fjedle, Håland med Hålandsosen og fardane sør i fjorden (Gardsnummer 61-72), Register. 948.31/E2 D2 FHL Intl Book

  • A genealogy of the people and their social customs in Erfjord in Rogaland county. With a supplement index by Jørg Eirik Waula.

Våge, Magnus, Erfjord bygdebok frå ætte- og kultursoga, Stavanger, Norway: Utgjevar Erfjord kommune, 1959 948.31/E2 D2 FHL Intl Book

Farm Names[edit | edit source]

69 Aas

49 Bog, 67 Bogland vestre, 55 Breiviken, 50 Bøen, 52 Bøen

50 Erfjord, 51 Erøen

52 Farmandsviken, 64 Frøkedalen, 54 Føljesvold

68 Haaland, 56 Hamre, 61 Haukelien, 61 Hausland, 65 Helgeland

71 Kilene, 57 Kolstø, 72

Langviken, 52 Leverskjær, 55 Lovre

64 Natland

51 Porsmyren

58 Rød, 62 Rørtveit

68 Sagtoen, 48 Sandviken, 50 Skjærehaugen, 55 Spøneflaaten, 60 Sørhus

52 Tennes, 66 Tveit, 59 Tysse

70 Vaagene, 65 Varaas, 53 Vik

63 Østerhus

References[edit | edit source]

Oluf Rygh: Norwegian Farm Names