Järn Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy

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

Järn 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.)

Järn Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy
Stift Karlstad
Pastorat - 1927 Annex parish in Ör, Holm, Dalskog, Skållerud, Gunnarsnäs and Järn pastorate
1927 - Annex parish in Holm, Skållerud and Järn pastorate
Län 1634-1997 Älvsborg
1998- Västra Götaland
Landskap Västergötland
Härad Nordal
Tingslag -1909 Nordal
1910-1947 Nordal and Sundal
1947-1970 Nordal, Sundal and Valbo
Domsaga Vänersborg
Fögderi -1715 Dalsland
1716-1945 Sundal
1946-1966 Mellerud
1967 - Vänersborg
Kommun 1863-1968 Melleruds köping
1969- Mellerud
Sundals Kompani

Place Names;[edit | edit source]

Brakarebol, Bronäs, Bråbol, Bråna, Bräckan Norra, Bräckan Södra, Bön






Lycke, Låssbyn


Norra Bräckan



Rearsbyn, Rud

Siribyn, Skankebol, Smedsbol, Stommen, Svenningerud, Södra Bräckan


Västanväga, Västanvägatorp

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.

  • 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 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]

Järn Husförhörslängd 1839-1845 Ortregister