Södra Åsarp Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy

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

Södra Åsarp church

History[edit | edit source]

Prior to 17 April 1885, Sodra Åsarp was known as Åsarp parish.  The name was official changed to Södra Åsarp on 17 April 1885.

(write information such as: how old the parish is, interesting facts about the parish, what alternate names it has, or any boundary changes.)

Södra Åsarp Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy
Jurisdictions
Stift Göteborg
Pastorat Annex parish in Länghem, Dannike, Månstad and Södra Åsarp pastorate
Län 1634-1997 Älvsborg
1998- Västra Götaland
Landskap Västergötland
Härad Kind
Tingslag -1947 Kind
1948-1970 KInd and Redväg
1971- Sjuhäradsbygden
Domsaga Borås
Fögderi -1917 Redväg and Kind
1918-1946 Kind
1946-1966 Svenljunga
1967- Ulricehamn
Kommun 1863-1951 Limmared
1952-1966 Limmareds landskommun
1967- Tranemo
Militär indelning VESTGÖTA REGEMENTE
Vartofta Kompani
SKARABORGS REGEMENTE
Vilska Kompani
ELFSBORGS REGEMENTE
Norra Kinds Kompani


Place Names:[edit | edit source]

Backås, Brobacken

Fjärås, Fåle

Glasbruket Limmared, Granvik

Hagen, Hylsåsen

Kristofferstorp, Kråktorpet, Kvarnen, Källåsen

Ladugården, Lilla Slätten, Limmareds Glasbruk, Lindåsen

Nederåsen Åsarp, Nybygget Skårtebo, Nybygget Ås, Nybygget Åsarp Övergården

Oxås

Sjögrens, Sjörred, Sjörred Soldattorpet, Skårtebo, Skårtebo Nybygget, Skårtebotorp, Slätten lilla, Slätten Stora, Soldattorpet Sjörred, Soldattorpet Åsarp Övergården, Stora Slätten, Svaneholm

Ås, Ås Nybygget, Åsarp Nedergården, Åsarp Övergården, Åsarp Övergården Soldattorpet


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]

Södra Åsarp Husförhörslängd 1835-1841 Ortregister