Malmön Parish, Göteborg och Bohus, Sweden Genealogy

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

Malmön Church
Hovenäsets Chapel

History[edit | edit source]

Malmön parish was formed in 1909 by separating from Askum parish.[1]

Malmön Parish, Göteborg och Bohus, Sweden Genealogy
Stift Göteborg
Pastorat 1909-1917 Annex parish in Tossene, Malmön, Askum, Bärfendal, Kungshamn and Hunnebostrands pastorat
1917- Annex parish in Kungshamn, Malmön, Smögen and Askums
Län Göteborg och Bohus
Landskap Bohuslän
Härad Sotenäs
Tingslag 1909-1917 Tunge, Stångenäs, Sörbygden and Sotenäs
1917-1970 Sunnerviken
Domsaga add here
Fögderi 1909-1966 Sunnerviken
1967- Munkedal
Kommun 1909-1951 Malmön
1952-1973 Södra Sotenäs
1974- Sotenäs
Militär indelning add here

Place Names[edit | edit source]

Folkets Hus

Gamla Stenhuggeriet, Grönvik


Malmökalf, Malmöns fiskläge (municipalsamhälle), Myren,

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,, and 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, Göteborg och Bohus 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, Göteborg och Bohus" 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]

Malmön, Husförhörslängd 1907-1919, Ortregister

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Malmöns socken," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,, accessed 4 January 2018.