Kalvträsk Parish, Västerbotten, Sweden Genealogy
Guide to Kalvträsk Parish, Sweden ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
- 1 History
- 2 Place Names
- 3 Collections
- 3.1 Census Records
- 3.2 Church Records
- 3.3 Military Records
- 3.4 Related Sources
- 3.5 Help Reading Swedish Records
- 3.6 Help Reading Old Handwriting
- 3.7 Help With Research Objectives and Strategies
- 3.8 References
History[edit | edit source]
Kalvträsk parish was formed on 1 May 1919 as a chapel parish by breaking away from Burträsk parish. The parish formed a joint pastorate with Burträsk parish (mother parish).
Burträsk parish and Kalvträsk parish were part of Burträsk-Kalvträsk's church community. The church community constitutes its own archive, mainly for the period 1933-1999.
The following homes were brought to Kalvträsk parish: Adamsgård, Barliden, Björkliden, Brattberget, Brännan, Brännäs, Brännäs östra, Fiskberget, Fisktjärnsliden, Forstjärn, Fäbotjäln, Grantjäln, Granöliden, Granöträsk, Gustavsberg, Gäddmsund, Holmiden, Halliden Järvträsk, Kaljeliden, Karltorp, Klysterberg, Kvistliden or Kvistberget, Lappselslid, Lappselsån, Lidfors, Ljusträsk, Lossman, Lubboträsk 2 with Stora Kroksjöudden, Lubboträsk 3 with Rennäs, Morliden, Nybrännet, Renträsk, Staräv, Salberg, -14 (or Åsen no. 1-2, Risåträsk no. 1-2, Kalvträsk no. 1-3, Lidträsk and Granträsk no. 1-2), Vimmerby, Ytteråträsk and Ånäset ytre and the following crown parks: Björnberget, Brattlidberget, Brännlidmarken, part of Bureå 1, Burträsk 9, Fulliden, Kaljelidsnuten, Krokvattsheden, part of Kvarnfors 1, Kvarnheden, Lapphusliden, Ljusträskheden, Långtallmarken and Åsbrännan.
|Kalvträsk Parish, Västerbotten, Sweden Genealogy|
|Pastorat||joint pastorate with Burträsk parish (mother parish)|
|Militär indelning||add here|
Place Names[edit | edit source]
Only records are parish books from 1920 and 1930.
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]
- Sweden Household Examination Records (Husförhörslängder)--explanation of this church record which is functionally the census of Sweden.
- Sweden Household Examination Books, 1840-1947, ($), index and images. Also on Ancestry.com, ($), Arkiv Digital ($), and SVAR at Riksarkivet.
Church Records[edit | edit source]
Online Database Church Records[edit | edit source]
The easiest way to access the Swedish Church Records is through the internet, using these five sites (see links to specific collections below). Four of these sites require a subscription for access. (ArkivDigital, Ancestry.com, and MyHeritage.com are available at a FamilyHistory Center near you free of charge.)
- Sweden, Västerbotten Church Records, 1619-1896; index, 1688-1860 at FamilySearch.
- MyHeritage.com ($),
- Ancestry.com ($),
- Arkiv Digital ($), and
- SVAR at Riksarkivet.
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, Västerbotten 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, Västerbotten" and then select your parish.
Military Records[edit | edit source]
Related Sources[edit | edit source]
Help Reading Swedish Records[edit | edit source]
- You do not have to be fluent in Swedish to read these records! They have a limited vocabulary: mother, father, born, bride, groom, married, etc. The rest of the content will be names, dates, and places, which do not need translation.
- This Swedish Word List covers typical terms found in the records.
- Swedish Historical Dictionary Database, SHDD: This interactive dictionary allows you to enter a word in the search box and receive the translation.
- Feast Day Calendar (Moveable) and Feast Day Lists (Fixed and Moveable) will help you translate dates written in feast day form.
- Sweden surnames are patronymic and change every generation, so carefully study Sweden Names, Personal.
- For help with reading the column headings found in more recent records, see Swedish Parish Register and Household Exam Roll Headings.
- Instructions, document examples, and translations are given for Reading Swedish Birth and Christening Records 1717, 1752, 1771, 1792, 1803, 1834, 1854.
Help Reading Old Handwriting[edit | edit source]
- FamilySearch Online Lessons - Reading Scandinavian Handwriting:
Help With Research Objectives and Strategies[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
For history refer to Riksarkivet Kalvträsk Kyrkoarkiv under "Visa historik för Kalvträsks kyrkoarkiv".