Eke Parish, Kronoberg, Sweden Genealogy

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

History[edit | edit source]

The parish of Eke in Kronoberg län was combined into Dädesjö parish in 1794.

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

Eke Parish, Kronoberg, Sweden Genealogy
Stift Växjö
Pastorat Annex parish Dädesjö, Eke and Herråkra
Län Kronoberg
Landskap Småland
Härad Uppvidinge
Tingslag add here
Domsaga add here
Fögderi 1720-1836 Uppvidinge
Kommun add here
Militär indelning add here
NAD Ref Code SE/VALA/00070
National Archive SVAR link
Swedish Wikipedia link
SCB Congregation map link
Open Street map link

Place Names [edit | edit source]

Backegården Eke, Backstuga Eke Simonsgård - Eke Skattegård - Iglehult - Målajord, Betagården Skårtaryd, Björka, Bohus, Bossgården Eke,

Eke Germundsgård - Jöns Sigfridssonsgård - Lilla Klockaregård - Per Nilssonsgård - Simonsgård - Västra Norrgård - Östra Norrgård,



Kroken, Kvarnen,

Moen, Målajord, Målajord Södergård, Målen,

Nils Simonsssonsgården Eke,

Per Nilssonsgården Eke, Postgården Skårtaryd, Påvelsgården Skårtaryd,

Ryttartorp Bohus Målajord,

Skruv Lilla, Skårtaryds Betagård - Norrgård - Postgård - Påvelsgård - Södergård, Soldattorp ;  Eke Bossgård - Eke Simonsgård - Eke Skattegård - Eke Västra Norrgård - Målajords Södergård, Spånga,

Tarsen, Torpa,

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, Kronoberg 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, Kronoberg 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]

Eke Parish 1770-1806 AI;2, Husförhörslängd. Ort register.