Ornunga Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy

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

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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.)

Ornunga Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy
Jurisdictions
Stift Skara
Pastorat -2002 Annex parish in Nårunga, Skogsbygden, Ljur, Ornunga, Kvinnestad and Asklanda pastorate
Län 1634-1997 Älvsborg
1998- Västra Götaland
Landskap Västergötland
Härad Gäsene
Tingslag -1947 Gäsene
1948-1951 Borås
1952-1970 Vättle, Ale and Kulling
1971- Alingsås
Domsaga Alingsås
Fögderi -1917 Kulling
1918-1951 Borås
1952-1966 Alingsås
Kommun 1863-1951 Ornunga
1952-1970 Vårgårda landskommun
1971- Vårgårda
Militär indelning ELFSBORGS REGEMENTE
Gäseneds Kompani


Place Names;[edit | edit source]

Algutsgärde, Aspelund

Baggebol, Berget, Björkebacken, Blåsut, Botellsbacken

Elmåsen see Älmåsen, Enet

Fattigstugan

Gisslegården, Gåsaviken

Hallerna, Hinnared, Hålsäckran, Högabacke under Lommared, Högabacke under Ornunga Spetalen, Ornunga Sörgården, Ornunga Västergården, Ornunga Östergården, Orrebacka

Ramnaklev Mellangård, Ryagärde, Ryatorpen, Ryd, Ryet

Simonsgården, Sjölid, Sjötorp Lillegården, Sjötorp Storegården, Skinte, Skjutshagen, Skog, Spetalen, Spångakil, Stenbacken, Stenhögen, Stommen, Sörgården

Trollö

Ullberget

Vaselid Västergården, Vaselid Östergården, Västergården

­Åbacka

Älmåsen

Östergården



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]

Ornunga gamla Church

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]

Ornunga Husförhörslängd 1834-1841 Ortregister