Gryteryd Parish, Jönköping, Sweden Genealogy

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Gryteryd Church

History[edit | edit source]

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Gryteryd Parish, Jönköping, Sweden Genealogy
Jurisdictions
Stift Växjö
Pastorat -1961 Södra Hestra, 1962-1994 Burseryd, Sandvik, Södra Hestra and Gryteryd, 1995- Burseryd, Södra Hestra and Gryteryd.
Län Jönköping
Landskap Småland
Härad Västbo
Tingslag -1947 Västbo, 1948-1970 Östbo and Västbo
Domsaga 1971- Värnamo tingsrätt
Fögderi 1720-1945 Västbo, 1946- Reftele,
Kommun 1863-1951 Gryteryd, 1852 - 1970 Burseryd, 1971 Gislaved
Militär indelning Jönköpings Regemente
Södra Vestbo Kompani
NAD Ref Code SE/VALA/00105
National Archive SVAR link
Swedish Wikipedia link
SCB Congregation map link
Open Street map link


Place Names  [edit | edit source]

Backstuga utan namn; under,

Bäck militieboställe, Finnanäs, Gryteryd, Hensnäs, Holtslida, Hökabäck, Norra Böjered, Norra Eldshestra, Risås, Södra Röshult, Timmershult,

Bergslida, Bäck Militiebostället, Böjeryd Norra Säteriet, Böjeryd Södra,

Djurahult,

Ekeberg, Eldshestra Norra, Eldshestra Södra,

Finnanäs, Färgeriet Timmershult,

Gryteryd, Gunnarstorp, Göleberg, Göljhult (Gölghult),

Hagalund, Hensnäs, Holtslida, Hornaberg, Hulter Rumpebo, Hultet Södra Böjeryd, Hylteberget, Hökabäck,

Ilebo,

Karlstorp,

Knekttorp utan namn;

  1. 66 Timmerhult, # 67 Norra Röshult, # 68 Södra Böjeryd, # 69 Hensnäs, # 70 Norra Elshestra,

Kvarnstugan, Källebacken,

Malmatorp, Militärbostället Bäck, Misteve, Mölnetången,

Nybygget Mölnatången, Nybygget Mölnatången, Nybygget Timmershult,

Planen,

Risås, Rosenkull, Rumpebol, Ryden, Röshult Lilla, Röshult Norra, Röshult Södra,

Sjöbo, Skivebo,

Soldattorp ; utan namn,

  1. 66 Timmershult, # 67 Norra Röshult, # 68 Södra Böjeryd, # 69 Hensnäs,# 70 Norra Eldshestra, # 71Skivebo,

Svedjorna, Säteriet Norra Böjeryd,

Timmershult, Timmershult Färgeriet,

Åsen Göljhult, Åsen Göljhult, Åsen Risås,

Ön.

Alphabetical list of occupations of persons living in this parish.




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.

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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]

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Family History Library Records[edit | edit source]

Click Sweden, Jönköping Records for a full listing of microfilmed records (some digitized online) at the Family History Librarythat 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, Jönköping" 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]

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Help With Research Objectives and Strategies[edit | edit source]

Sweden Research Strategies

References [edit | edit source]

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

Gryteryd Parish, Husförhörslängd 1845-1855, AI;7, Ort register.