Kvitsøy (Hvidingsø) Parish, Rogaland, Norway Genealogy

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Guide to Kvitsøy, Norway ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, and military records.

vitsøy (Hvidingsø) Parish
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Len 1599-1660 Stavanger
Amt 1689-1919 1662-1682: Stavanger stiftamt,
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Fylke 1919-Present Rogaland
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Prestegjeld Rennesø
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Church Records[edit | edit source]

Kvitsoy Church.jpg
  • Digital images of the church books are online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).

Census Records[edit | edit source]

Court Records[edit | edit source]

Land Records[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

For 1666-1795 the probates are in the combined Ryfylke and Karmsund judicial district.
For 1786-1876 they are found in Ryfylke judicial district.
The clerical probates for 1729-1807 are found in Ryfylke deanery deanery. `

Availability[edit | edit source]

Ryfylke og Karmsund judicial district
*1666-1795 Family History Library
*1666-1795 Digitalarkivet
*1666-1788 Probate card indexes sorted by farm name Digitalarkivet

Ryfylke judicial district
*1786-1876 Family History Library
*1786-1876 Digitalarkivet

Ryfylke deanery
*1786-1807 Clerical probate records Family History Library
*1786-1807 Digitalarkivet.

Farm Book[edit | edit source]

There is a history of Rennesøy clerical district which includes Rennesøy, Mosterøy, and Kvitsøy from 1837 to 1937.

"Rennesøy prestegjeld, Rennesøy, Mosterøy, Kvitsøy," Stavanger, Norway: Dreyers forlag, 1938. 948.31/R1 H2r FHL INTL Book

Farm Names[edit | edit source]

Lindanger, Birger: Kvitsøy Gard og ætt:

Kviting:Englahuset, Fagerlund, Fredheim, Fredli, Heimly, Knutsahuset, Krogøy, Notbu, Sinastykket, Sjøtyn, Solberg, Solglytt, Solheim, Solstrand, Soltun, Stevelsholmen, Stormsett, Strandheim, Strandtun, Stevelsholmen, Stølsfjell, Strandblomst, Strandborg, Strandlund, Torskeberget, Utsikten,

Nordbø: Bøen, Biskopshaugen, Nordbøhagen, Stømsund,

Naustvoll:Asmarvik, Erikstykket, Heimly (Balaklava), Naustvollhagen (Haien), Skarpevold, Skjeret, Solbakken, Stokka,

Meling:Blidensol, Dalheim, Fagerheim, Fredhaug, Haganes, Myrå, Nybø, Nydal, Solglimt Sollid, Strandheim, Vigå/Vigen, Østerlide,

Håland: Buøy, Fjeldhaug, Fredheim, Heimdal, Losjen, Nylund, Red River, Sementen, Smiå,Solhøi, Sollund, Storhaug, Udsigt,

Ydstadbø: Aurbakken, Bakken, Bratberg, Fjeldbakken, Fjeldberg, Fjeldtun, Fredheim/Stykkhagen/Nordheim, Heimlund, Høgaberg, Klippen, Laberget/ Skoglund, Liberg, Pallestrand, Sjøtun, Solborg, Solhaug, Solhøi, Solstrand, Storesjøhuset, Strandborg, Strandly, Sysselhuset, Tomasgård, Tvivor, Varabrådet, Vesletun,

References[edit | edit source]

Oluf Rygh: Norwegian Farm Names

Lindanger, Birger: Kvitsøy gard og ætt. Utgitt av Kvitsøy kommune 2009