Karmsund, Rogaland County, Norway

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Probate records of Karmsund deanery include the following clerical districts:

  • Avaldsnes
  • Haugesund
  • Kopervik
  • Skjold
  • Skudenes
  • Tysvær
  • Torvastad

Contain dates, names of deceased, heirs, guardians and trustees, inventory lists, land and holdings, and other miscellaneous information for the clergy.

Probate records are available 1793-1901 at the Family History Library.

Clerical probate records exist 1692-1812 for Karmsund Deanery.

Early probate records for clergy, school teachers, and military officers were often separated from the regular probate records. Church officials conducted probate proceedings for priests or schoolteachers, commanding officers for military officers. After 1812 a probate judge conducted these probates along with all other probates.

An extract of the probate records from Karmsund probate district in Ryfylke district in Rogaland county from 1767 to 1774.

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