Högsäter Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy

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

Högsäter 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.)

Högsäter Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy
Jurisdictions
Stift Karlstad
Pastorat Mother parish in Högsäter, Järbo, Rännelanda, Lerdal and Råggärd pastorate
Län 1634-1997 Älvsborg
1998- Västra Götaland
Landskap Dalsland
Härad Valbo
Tingslag -1947 Valbo
1948-1970 Nordal, Sundal and Valbo
1971- Vänersborg
Domsaga Vänersborg
Fögderi -1715 Dalsland
1716-1945 Sundal
1946-1966 Mellerud
1967 - Vänersborg
Kommun 1863-1951 Högsäter
1952-1970 Högsäters landskommun
1971-1973 Högsäter
1974- Färgelanda
Militär indelning VESTGÖTA-DALS REGEMENTE
Valbo Kompani
Extra Soldat-Roteringen


Place Names:[edit | edit source]

Alekas under Säter

Baggetorp, Betevik, Björndalen, Björstad, Blålanda, Bodalen, Bodane, Bohagen, Bolkas, Brasäter Norra, Brasäter Södra, Bunetorp, Bäcken, Bäckevarv, Bärby Norra, Bärby Södra, Bön

Dalen under Ekarebol, Dalen under Jordsäter, Dalmaden, Dammarna, Dammkas

Edstena Norra, Edstena Västra, Edstenafors, Ekarebol, Ekeliden, Emaus

Fjällsliden, Fjällsäter

Gatan, Grinden, Grinn (Grindslid), Gruveliden, Grönlanda, Gudhem Mon, Gudhem Nedre, Gudhem Övre

Hasslebräckan, Hasseldalen, Hedene, Holland, Holmen, Hålan, Härsängen, Hästhagen, Högen, Högeström, Höghus, Höjden

Illesäter

Jordsäter, Jutehuset

Kasen under Illesäter, Kasen under Jordsäter, Kasen under Kvarntorp, Kasen under Rösäter, Kavhultet, Kleven under Brasäter, Kleven under Rösäter, Kraketorp, Kråkserud, Kullen, Kvarnkas, Kvarntorp, Kåkshultet

Landa, Lillefors, Lilläng, Ljungkas, Lunnane, Långkas

Mellansjö, Milleryr, Mokas, Mokullen, Mon, Mon Gudhem, Monösäter, Mossekasen, Muggedalen, Muggeliden, Myren under Holmen, Myren under Härsängen, Myrekas

Natteböle under Kråkserud, Natteböle under Nolby, Naverud, Nedre Gudhem, Nolby, Norra Brasäter, Norra Bärby, Norra Edstena, Nybygget

Ragnerud, Rörmyren, Rösäter, Rösätersmon, Rötebol

Salhem, Sandbacken, Sandkasen, Sandmyren, Sjöliden, Skogen, Sollid under Grönlanda,  Sollid under Rösäter, Stakelund, Stenbrohult, Stenkas, Stockemyr, Stommen, Stordalen, Svedkas, Säter, Södra Brasäter, Södra Bärby

Trolldalen

Varängen under Bodane, Varängen under Milleryr, Västra Edsena

Övre Gudhem


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]

These lessons will teach you how to use ArkivDigital:

Family History Library Records[edit | edit source]

Click Sweden, Älvsborg 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, Älvsborg" 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]

Högsäter Husförhörslängd 1836-1840 Ortregister