Magra Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy

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

Magra Church

History[edit | edit source]

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

Magra Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy
Jurisdictions
Stift Skara
Pastorat – 1867 Annex parish in Stora Mellby, Magra, Erska, Genneved and Lagmansered pastorat
1867-1961 Annex parish in Stora Mellby, Magra, Erska, and Lagmansered
1962-2005 Annex parish in Stora Mellby, Magra, Erska, Lagmansered and Långared
2006 – Parishes in the Stora Mellby pastorate were combined to form a new parish by the name of Bjärke.
Län 1634-1997 Älvsborg
1998- Västra Götaland
Landskap Västergötland
Härad Larger part in Bjärke
Lesser part in Kulling
Tingslag add here
Domsaga Alingsås
Fögderi add here
Kommun add here
Militär indelning add here
NAD Ref Code SE/GLA/13357
National Archive SVAR link
Swedish Wikipedia link
SCB Congregation map link
Open Street map link


Place Names:[edit | edit source]

Ambjörnsgården Borrås, Asmundsgården Ränna, Augmentsgården

Backa, Backen Magra, Berget, Bjuggagården Bjärlanda, Bjärkeliden,  Bjärlanda Bjuggagården, Bjärlanda Båtegården, Bjärlanda Börtegården, Bjärlanda Nedergården, Bjärlanda Uppegården, Björkeblio, Boda, Borrrås Ambjörnsgården, Borrås Augmnetsgården, Bratthall, Båtegården Bjärlanda

Duvered Lilla, Duvered Stora

Ekmaden, Eskekärr Norra, Eskekärr Västra, Eskekärr Östra

Fagerlund, Fattigstugan, Fredriksberg

Grinden

Hagen, Hallevad, Heden under Magra, Heden under Ränna, Hedetorpet, himmaråsen, Hultet, Håkansgården Magra, Högärdet

Järnstedststorp

Kartegården Magra, Kristineberg, Krogen, Kvarntorpet

Lerbäcken, Liden, Lilla Duvered, Lunnamader

Magra Backen, Magra Håkansgården, Magra Kantegården, Magra Skattegården, Magra Stom, Mörlanda Nordgården, Mörlanda Västergården, Morlanda Östergården

Nedergården Bjärlanda, Nordgården Mörlanda, Norra Eskekärr, Nybygget, Nyhemman

Petåker

Ränna Asmundsgården, Ränna Skattegården

Skattegården Magra, Skattegården Ränna, Snickarebo, Starheden, Stommen Magra, Stora Duvered, Säteriet Upplo

Trädgärdet

Ulriksdal, Uppegården Bjärlanda, Upplo Säteri

Västergården Mörlanda, Västra Eskekärr

Äskekärr see Eskekärr

Ödegärdet, Östergården Mörlanda, Östra Eskekärr


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, Älvsborg 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, Älvsborg" 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]

Magra Husförhörsläng 1834-1844 Ortregister