Ferkingstad Parish, Rogaland, Norway Genealogy

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Guide to Ferkingstad, Norway ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, and military records. Ferkingstad is in the Karmøy Region. Other parishes in this region include Karmøy the parishes of Avaldsnes, Kopervik (Stangeland), Skudenes, Skudeneshavn, Torvastad (Torvestad), Falnes, Ferkingstad and Åkra.

Ferkingstad Parish
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Amt 1689-1919 1662-1682: Stavanger stiftamt, 1682-1919: Stavanger amt
Fylke 1919-Present Rogaland
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Prestegjeld Skudenes
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Church Records[edit | edit source]

  • Records start in 1770. Ferkingstad is a parish in Skudenes clerical district. Microfilm of the church books contain priest and sexton records from the parishes Falnes with Skudeneshavn and Ferkingstad in Skudenes (Skudesnes) clerical district. Included Bokn (Bukken) parish until 1848 when it was annexed to Tysvær clerical district and Åkra parish until 1887 when it was annexed to Kopervik clerical district. Earlier church records were burned in 1841. These records are available on microfilm at the Family History Library.

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

Census Records[edit | edit source]

See Skudenes

Court Records[edit | edit source]

Land Records[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

For 1666-1795 the probates are found in Ryfylke og Karmsund judicial district.
For 1793-1901 they are found in Karmsund judicial district.
The clerical probates for 1692-1812 are found in Karmsund deanery.

Availability[edit | edit source]

Ryfylke og Karmsund judicial district
*1666-1795 Family History Library
*1666-1795 Digitalarkivet
*1666-1815 Probate card indexes sorted by farm name Digitalarkivet

Karmsund judicial district
*1793-1901 Family History Library
*1793-1901 Digitalarkivet.

Karmsund deanery
*1692-1812 Clerical probate records Family History Library
*1692-1812 Digitalarkivet.

Farm Book[edit | edit source]

Lillehammer, Arvid, "Skudenes og Skudeneshavn", Karmøy: Utgitt av bygdebokutvalget i Karmøy, 1982. 948.31/S12 D2L FHL INTL Book

Farm Book on the Internet[edit | edit source]

Karmøy Genealogy Club is creating an internet accessable listing of the families who have lived on Karmøy. The sources for this website are "Bygdebok for Karmøy," Norges Bybyggelse, notes of Johannes Mjølhus, the church books, probate records, census records, and private family information.

The family listings are by the farm which they lived on. The explanation of the website is in English but the family information is in Norwegian.

"Farm and family history" on the internet

You will find a list of all the farms which are found in the modern Karmøy kommune. As the information comes available there will be a link from the table to the information on a specific farm. On the internet you will only find information of those inhabitants who had registered descendants. A more complete listing is found in the office in Skudeneshavn. You can E-mail inquires to: slektsforum.karmoy@c2i.net.

Farm Names[edit | edit source]

22 Braatet

28 Dyrland

22 Ferkingstad

31 Haga, 26 Haugen, 29 Hebnes

26 Kvilhaug, 27 Kvilhaugsviken

25 Langaaker, 30 Langheigjerdet, 27 Løken

25 Myren

23 Nes

30 Sand-Haaland, 33 Sandve, 22 Sletten, 21 Stave, 24 Stol

32 Vikre

25 Østraatt

References[edit | edit source]

Oluf Rygh: Norwegian Farm Names