Od Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy

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Guide to Od 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.)

Od Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy
Jurisdictions
Stift Skara
Pastorat -1988 mother parish in Od, Molla, Alboga and Öra pastorate
1989- Annex parish in Skölvene, Hov, Källunga, Eriksberg, Mjäldrunga, Broddarp, Od, Molla, Alboga and Öra pastorate
Län 1634-1997 Älvsborg
1998- Västra Götaland
Landskap Västergötland
Härad Gäsene
Tingslag -1947 Gäsene
1948- Borås
Domsaga Alingsås
Fögderi -1917 Kulling
1918-1946 Borås
1946-1951 Ulricehamn
1952-1966 Borås
1967- Alingsås
Kommun 1863-1951 Od
1952-1970 Gäsene landskommun
1971-1973 Gäsene
1974- Herrljunga
Militär indelning VESTGÖTA REGEMENTE
Elfsborgs Kompani
ELFSBORGS REGEMENTE
Gäseneds Kompani
Extra Soldat-Roteringen


Place Names:[edit | edit source]

Algusås, Almensered, Apelsås, Altorp

Berget, Björkelund, Bogared, Bobacken, Brattetomten, Brobacken, Bränning Västergården, Bränning Östergården

Djuråsen

Ekedalen, Eket, Enebacken

Fattigstugan, Finnhulan

Galstad, Galtholmen Lillegården, Galtholmen Storegården, Galtholmen Västergården, Galtholmen Östergården, Gravelund, Gåsemaden

Hasselbacken, Hermanstorp Västergården, Hermanstorp Östergården, Holmåkra Backgården, Holmåkra Skattegården, Holmåkra Tomasgården, Hägna, Hästhagen, Högadamm, Högryd, Högåsen

Iglaholmen

Johanslund, Jordkulan, Jättebacken

Kartryd, Kavelbron Lilla, Kavelbron Stora, Klinten, Kjesebacken, Kohagen, Korpebacken, Korsvägen, Kroken, Krokhagen, Kåtorp, Källeberg

Ljunga, Ljunga Krog, Ljunga Kvarn, Ljunga Torp, Lyckorna, Långåsen

Marielund, Mollungen, Mollungen Lilla, Mollungen Stora, Mollungen Haga

Nabben, Nybygget

Od Backegården Lilla, Od Holmen, Od Nolgården, Od Prästgården, Od Skattegården, Od Stora Backegården

Perstorp, Picke Lillegården, Picke Storegården, Planterhagen

Rönnenabben

Saläng, Sandbacken, Sandhem Västergården, Sandhem Östergården, Sandåkra, Sibbared Västergården, Sibbared Östergården, Sjötorp, Skogen under Mollungen Stora, Skogen under Holmåkra Backegården,  Skogen under Örkestorp, Skogen Soldattorp, Smedsgården, Smörkullen, Sotaredsled, Stakatorpet, Staradammen, Starekulla, Stensbygget, Stenbygget, Stenbacken Lillegården, Stenbacken Storegården, Stångås, Svederna, Sbenstorp, Svinåsa, Sågbacken, Sörlyckan

Torget, Torestorp

Upptorp Lillegården, Upptorp Storegården

Valbokulle, Vassgap, Vassgap Nye, Vråna

Åselyckan

Örkelund, Örkestorp, Österod Håkansgården, Österod Torstensgården, Österod Västergården, Österod Östergården


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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]

Od Husförhörsläng 1830-1843 Ortregister