Mosterøy Parish, Rogaland, Norway Genealogy

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

Mosterøy Parish
Jurisdictions
Stift/Bispedømme/
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Len 1599-1660 Stavanger
Amt 1689-1919 1662-1682: Stavanger stiftamt,
1682-1919: Stavanger amt
Fylke 1919-Present Rogaland
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Prestegjeld Rennesø
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Tinglag Rennesø
Fogderi Ryfylke
Sorenskriveri Ryfylke
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Church Records[edit | edit source]

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

Census Records[edit | edit source]

  • 1891: The 1891 census for Mosterøy is available in a searchable database online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).

  • 1900:' The 1900 census for Mosterøy is available on microfilm at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. It contains the persons name, sex, resident or temporary resident, temporarily absent and where person is, position in the family, marital status, occupation, year of birth, place of birth, citizenship, religion, and other miscellaneous information. Also available in a searchable database online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).

  • 1910: The 1910 census for Mosterøy is available in a searchable database online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).

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]

Hestvold, Ove, "Mostrøy, Bru, Sokn, og V.Åmøt gards- og ættesoge,", Rennesøy: Rennesøy kommune, c1985. 948.31/M1 D2m  FHL INTL Book

Farm Names[edit | edit source]

6 Aske 4 Bru 8 Dysjeland 13 Finnesand 14 Fjøløen 4 Guldhagen 3 Hegreberg 10 Hodnefjeld 12 Hogvaldstad 11 Kaade 1 Rosnes 7 Selvig 5 Sokn 14 Utstein Kloster 2 Vareberg 7 Vaule 9 Vold

Mosterøy, Bru, Sokn, og V. Åmøy Gards-og ættesoge

Rosnes, Vareberg, Hegreberg, Bru, Sokn, Aske, Vaula, Dysjeland, Voll, Hodnefjell, Kåda, Haugvaldstad, Finnesand, Utstein Kloster, Fjøløy

References[edit | edit source]

Oluf Rygh: Norwegian Farm Names

Edland, Olav; Nesheim, Olav: Mosterøy, Bru, Sokn, og V. Åmøy Gards-og ættesoge. utgitt av Rennesøy Kommune