Herråkra Parish, Kronoberg, Sweden Genealogy

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

Herråkra 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.)

Herråkra Parish, Kronoberg, Sweden Genealogy
Stift Växjö
Pastorat 1961 Annex parish Dädesjö and Herråkra, 1962: Annex parish Lenhovda and Herråkra. Län = Kronoberg
Landskap Småland
Härad Uppvidinge
Tingslag -1947 Uppvidinge, 1948-1970 Östra Värend
Domsaga 1971- Växjö
Fögderi 1720-1966 Uppvidinge, 1967 Växjö
Kommun 1863-1951 Herråkra, 1952-1970 Lenhovda, 1971 Uppvidinge
Militär indelning Karlmar 07
NAD Ref Code SE/VALA/00132
National Archive SVAR link
Swedish Wikipedia link
SCB Congregation map link
Open Street map link

Place Names [edit | edit source]


Backstugan utan namn under Björneke Södergård, Backstugan utan namn under Björneke Östergård, Backstugan utan namn under Holma, Backstugan utan namn under Hult Storgård, Backstugan utan namn under Hult Södergård, Backstugan utan namn under Källehult, Backstugan utan namn under Magersryd, Backstugan utan namn under Råsa, Backstugan utan namn under Skruv, Backstugan utan namn under Skäppetorp, Bihult, Bihult Lilla, Björneke Södergård, Björneke Västergård Stomhemman, Björneke Östergård,

Esperås (Äsperås),

Gräsmo under Heda, Gräsmo under Skäppetorp,

Hagen, Heda Norrgård, Heda Södergård, Holma Militieboställe, Holmahult, Holmsjö, Hovslagaretorpet, Hult Norrgård, Hult Storgård, Hult Södergård,

Kuppersmåla, Källehult,


Magersryd, Malmon, Merhult, Militiebostället Holma, Militiebostället Skäppetorp, Mo Lilla,

Norralycke, Nybygget Bjröneke Södergård, Nybygget under Magersryd,

Ragnarslycke, Ryd Lilla, Råsa,

Sjökullen, Skruv, Skåphult, Skäppetorp Militieboställe, Smedtorp, Soldattorp nr 91 utan namn under Hult Storgård, Soldattorp nr 92 utan namn under Råsa, Soldattorp nr 94 utan namn under Hult södergård, Soldattorp nr 95 Lilla Ryd under Magersryd, Soldattorp nr 96 utan namn under Merhult, Soldattorp nr 97 utan namn under Björneke södergård, Soldattorp nr 103 utan namn under Skruv, Soldattorp nr 91 utan namn under Vraneke Östergård, Stugan utan namn under Källehult, Stugan utan namn underMagersryd, Stugan utan namn underSkruv, Stugan utan namn underVraneke Östergård,


Vraneke Norrgård, Vraneke Södergård, Vraneke Östergård,


Äsperås (Esperås),

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, Kronoberg 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, Kronoberg 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]

  • FamilySearch Online Lessons - Reading Scandinavian Handwriting:

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

Sweden Research Strategies

References [edit | edit source]

Herråkra Parish 1841-1846 AI;6 Husförhörslängd. Ort register.