Murum Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy

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

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.)

Murum Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy
Jurisdictions
Stift Skara
Pastorat -1988 Annex parish in Hällstad, Murum, Södra Vånga, and Möne pastorate
1989-1999 Annex parish in Södra Ving, Murum, Hällstad, Kärråka, Möne, Härna, Fänneslunda and Varnum pastorate
Län 1634-1997 Älvsborg
1998- Västra Götaland
Landskap Västergötland
Härad Ås
Tingslag -1919 Ås
1920-1947 Ås, Veden and Bollebygd
1948- Borås
Domsaga Sjuhäradsbygden
Fögderi -1917 Kulling
1918-1946 Borås
1946-1966 Ulricehamn
Kommun 1863-1951 Murum
1952-1970 Hökerums landskommun
1971-1973 Hökerum
1974- Ulricehamn
Militär indelning VESTGÖTA REGEMENTE
Elfsborgs Kompani
ELFSBORGS REGEMENTE
Ås Kompani


Place Names:[edit | edit source]

Apelberg

Backen, Björkelund, Bolyckan

Dalen, Darrarp

Fäled

Getryggen, Glädjen, Granelund under Murum, Gramelund under Sölvarp, Granstugan, Guberud

Hagen, Holmen, Hästhagen under Apelberg, Hästhagen under Påarp

Karlberg, Karlstorp, Kronoberg, Krusalull, Kråkedal, Kubbeslätt, Kullgrav, Kvarnslätt, Kyrkeberg, Kyrkeslätt, Kärret

Lugnet, Lund, Lycken, Lyckorna, Långared Lilla, Långared Stora, Långås

Munkaberg, Munkelund, Murarp, Murum

Nolyckan, Nybygget

Paris, Pettersburg in Skålarp rote, Pettersburg in Sölvarp rote, Påarp

Riset, Rya Västra, Rya Stora, Rågårdsslätt, Rörkullen

Salarp, Skogen under Rya, Skogen under Sölvarp, Skålarp Kämpegården, Skålarp Mellangården, Skåarp Övre, Slinneberg, Slätten, Staåker, Stockholm, Svansö, Svedjan under Kyrkeberg, Svedjan under Torpås, Sverkelsås, Sölvarp Hovmansgården, Sölvarp Kaggegården, Sölvarp Nedre, Sölvarp Skomakaregården, Sölvarp Södra

Torpås, Tyskelyckan

Åred


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]

Murum Husförhörsläng 1833-1840 Ortregister