Kölaby Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy

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

Kölaby Church

History[edit | edit source]

Kölaby was incorporated into Redväg parish in 2006.

(write information such as: how old the parish is, interesting facts about the parish, what alternate names it has, or any boundary changes.)

Kölaby Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy
Jurisdictions
Stift Skara
Pastorat -1983 Annex parish in Norra Åsarp, Smula, Solberga and Kölaby pastorate
1983-2006 Annex parish in Blidsberg, Dalum, Humla and Kölaby pastorate
Län 1634-1997 Älvsborg
1998- Västra Götaland
Landskap Västergötland
Härad Redväg
Tingslag -1947 Redväg
1948-1970 Kind and Redväg
1971- Sjuhäradsbygden
Domsaga Falköping
Fögderi -1917 Redväg and Kind
1918-1945 Kind
1946-1966 Ulricehamn
Kommun 1863-1951 Kölaby
1952-1973 Redväg
1974 - Ulricehamn
Militär indelning VESTGÖTA REGEMENTE
Vartofta Kompani
ELFSBORGS REGEMENTE
Redvägs Kompani
Extra Soldat-Roteringen


Place Names:[edit | edit source]

Allmänsberg

Backgården, Backgården Lilla, Björnakärr, Bredgården, Brokvarn

Dalbohem, Danetorp

Ekeberget

Fattigstugan, Frälsegården

Granberg, Gärdet, Grönelid

Habergsmarken, Habäcken, Hagen, Hultatorpet, Häljakvarn, Hästhagen

Kila, Kongegården, Kronogården, Kringleberget, Kråkeberg

Lars Månsagården, Lekarebron, Lekarebyn, Lilla Backgården, Lilla Örsered, Lillgården, Ljungåsen, Lundby Säteri

Marken, Mellangården

Nedergården, Nya Sunkabo, Nygården, Näbbarp

Olofsgården, Oxsvedjan

Perslund, Pockås

Rösen

Skattegården, Skrikås, Skräddaregården, Slängan, Stenbacken, Stommen, Stora Örsered, Storegården, Storegårdshage, Sunkabo Nya, Susebel, Sverkilstorp

Tisseboda, Trädet, Tummarp, Tågården, Tån

Vågagården, Västergården

Ågården

Älvsberg, Ängaberg

Örsered Lilla, Örsered Stora


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]

Kölaby Husförhörslängd 1838-1843 Ortregister