Järbo Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy

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Järbo Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy
Jurisdictions
Stift Karlstad
Pastorat Annex parish in Högsäter, Järbo, Rännelanda, Lerdal and Råggärds 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 Järbo
1952-1970 Högsäters landskommun
1971-1973 Högsäter
1974- Färgelanda
Militär indelning VESTGÖTA-DALS REGEMENTE
Vedbo kompani


Place Names:[edit | edit source]

Arnebyn

Berg, Björnmyra, Brandserud, Bräcke, Bäckevarv, Bön Stora

Dalen, Dalshultet under Tvetane, Dalshultet under Åsen Södra, Djupedalen, Djupevadet, Djuret, Duvenäset, Döbelnsro

Edet, Ekliden

Gamla Salängen, Gatubacken, Grimsåsen, Gräsmaden, Grösäter

Hagen under Arnebyn, Hagen under Plogstarud, Hallan, Heden under Bön Stora, Heden under Torp, Hult, Hultekas, Högakas, Högen under Töftesäter

Intagen under Skällsöter Yttre, Intagen under Torp norra

Kasen under Arnebyn, Kasen under Plogstarud, Kasen under Runsäter, Kasen under Vinsäter, Kleven, Knatthällan, Kronön, Kråkelund. Kullen, Kvarnbacken, Kvarnkasen Lindekas, Ljusebråten, Lund, Låkön

Mon under Arnebyn, Mon under Ljusebråten, Mon under Skarven, Mon under Norra, Mon under Södra, Mungärderud, Myren

Nolängen, Nordtorpet under Åsen Södra, Norra Mon, Norra Torp, Nybygget, Nygård under Mungärderud,  Nygård under Önne, Nytorp under Skällsäter Yttre, Näset under Skällsäter Övre, Näset under Töftesäter, Nötsäter

Pettersäng, Plogstarud, Pålen

Rud, Rudberga, Runsäter

Salängen Gamla, Sandhagen, Sandhålan, Skarven, Skällsäter Yttre, Skällsäter Övre, Slättängen, Stensberg, Stentorp, Stommen, Stora Bön, Stora Torp, Stugekas, Södra Mon, Södra Åsen

Takan, Tomten, Torp Norra, Torp Stora, Tvetane, Töftesäter

Ulvshögen

Vinsäter

yttre Skällsäter

Åsane under Hult, Åsane under Tvetane, Åsen Södra

Ödlevattnet, Önne, Övre Skällsäter



To see what kind of place it is you will need a Swedish Gazetteer.

  • Surrounding Parishes


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 Library, that 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]

Järbo Husförhörslängd 1836-1841 Ortregister