Ljusnedal Parish, Jämtland, Sweden Genealogy

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

Ljungdalens Church
Ljusnedal Church

History[edit | edit source]

This parish was created from Tännäs parish during the 1680's as a bruksförsamling and was called Mässlinge parish. The name was changed to Ljusnedal in 1757. This parish was dissolved in 2006 when it became part of Tännäs-Ljusnedals församling.

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

Ljusnedal Parish, Jämtland, Sweden Genealogy
Stift Härnösand
Pastorat - 1925 Hede, 1925 - Tännäs
Län -1762 Västernorrlands län, 1762 - 1810 Gävleborgs län, 1810 -Jämtlands län
Landskap Jämtland
Härad not applicable
Tingslag add here
Domsaga add here
Fögderi add here
Kommun Härjedalen
Militär indelning add here

Place Names[edit | edit source]

Ljusnedal Bruk ( Ljusnedal mill )

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, Jämtland 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, Jämtland" 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]

Skatteverket. "Ljusnedal." Förteckning (Sveriges församlingar genom tiderna). March 2012 Sveriges församlingar genom tiderna