Granvin Parish, Hordaland, Norway Genealogy

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

Granvin Parish
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Len 1599-1660 Bergenhus
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Prestegjeld Ulvik
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Church Records[edit | edit source]

See Ulvik

Census Records[edit | edit source]



See Ulvik for earlier censuses.

Court Records[edit | edit source]

Land Records[edit | edit source]

Farm Books[edit | edit source]

Kvalem, Henrik M. Bygdebok for Granvin, [Granvin] : Utgjeve av Granvin herad, 1986. A genealogy and a history of the people and their farms in Granvin, Hordaland, Norway from 1891 to 1984. FHL 948.32/U2 H2k v. 3 A farm name index to this book is found in the following link. File:948.32-U2 H2k V3 - GRANVIN 3.pdf

Olafsen, O. (Olaf), 1843-1932: Granvin i fortid og nutid, en bygdebok. A history of Granvin in Hordaland county with some genealogy. FHL 948.32/G1 H2

Kolltveit, Olav, 1895-1979: Granvin, Ulvik og Eidfjord i gamal tid og ny tid.

Bind 3 har tittle: "Bygedbok for Granvin" og er skrevet av Henrik M. Kvalem, 1986.

Innhold: b. 1. [Fra mellomnalderen til 1814] -- b. 3. [Fra 1814 til 1901] -- Suppl. Kart over Eidfjord, Granvin og Ulvik. Granvin prestegjeld 1688-1792 ; Ulvik prestegjeld 1792-1967.

Kart over Eidfjord, Granvin og Ulvik. Granvin prestegjeld 1688-1792, Ulvik prestegjeld 1792-1967. Målestokk 1:100,000. 67 x 68 cm. sammenfoldet til 24 x 15 cm.

A history of Ulvik clerical district which includes Ulvik, Granvin and Eidfjord in Hordland county and some genealogy of the people and their farms. FHL 948.32/U2 H2

Kvalem, Henrik Meyer: Ættarbok for Granvin: A genealogy of the people and their farms in Granvin in Hordaland county. FHL 948.32/G1 D2

Farm Names[edit | edit source]

The farm number and name of the farms listed in Oluf Rygh Farm Name Index in about 1900 were as follows:

108 Bilden 83 Brekke nordre 128 Brekke søndre

98 Dale 131 Daleteigen

123 Eide 125 Eskeflaaten 99 Espeland

126 Folkedal midtre 101

Graven lille 102 Graven store

130 Hamre 92 Haugen 95 Haugesund 124 Haukenes 105 Hause 106 Hausnes 113 Havaas 96 Hollven

85 Jøre

118 Kjærland 88 Klyve 117 Kollenes 86 Kolskaar 122 Kongstun

114 Midaas 82 Mo

91 Nesbøen 107 Neseim vestre 116 Nestaas

112 Raaen 121 Røinestrand nedre

93 Saakvitne 95 Seim nedre 111 Selland 87 Skaar vestre 84 Skaftedal 90 Spilde nedre 110 Steingrimsteigen

109 Taskjelle 97 Traa 119 Tveite

103 Velken 104 Vindal

115 Ystaas

For a larger list of farm names, chick below, then click again on the next link:

https://familysearch.org/wiki/en/File:948.32-U2_H2k_V3_-_GRANVIN_3.pdf

Genealogy[edit | edit source]

Sharon, Ray: The family of Runnestrand--Runestrand--Rønnestrand--Røynestrand--Kjerland: Descendants of Lars Runnestrand (1845-1902), who immigrated to America in 1867 from Norway, and who married Sarah Seim (1853-1937) in 1877. Descendants live in Idaho, Texas, North Dakota, Washington and elsewhere. Descendants of Nils Larsen Runnestrand (1846-1905), who immigrated to America in 1874. He married Jensine Birgitte Olsen (1848-1934) 1883. Descendants live in Washington, California, Oklahoma, Indiana and elsewhere. Descendants of Knut Runnestrand (1849-1920), who immigrated to America in 1869. He married Emma Ingebjorg Bjørnson (d. 1881); (2) Georgina Nestevold. Descendants live in Tennessee, Minnesota, Texas, California, Canada and elsewhere. Descendants of Barbraa Røynstrand (1853-1931), who was born in Norway, and immigrated to America 1892. She married Anved Lillegraven (1853-1933) in 1879. Descendants live in California, Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin and elsewhere. Descendants of Gulleik Runnestrand (b. 1857?), immigrated 1878. He married Josephine Stockwell. Descendants live in Washington, Minnesota, Oklahoma, North Dakota, Colorado, Texas and elsewhere. Descendants of Oddmund Larsson Røynstrand Kjerland (1861-1934), who married Kristi Larsdtr. Kjerland (1861-1951). Descendants live in Nærbo, Rødberg and Granvin, Hordaland, Norway. FHL 929.273 R875

Haukenæs, Th. S. (Thrond sjursen), 1840-: Granvins saga. Anden og tredje del; Av mit liv og mn tid: A history of Granvin in Hordaland county with the genealogies of some of the prominent families in the area. Included in this volume is the authors own life history. FHL 948.21/G1 H2

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

1695-1881: Records are found in Hardanger og Voss judicial district.

References[edit | edit source]

Oluf Rygh: Norwegian Farm Names