Sjötofta Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy

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Guide to Sjötofta 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.)

Sjötofta Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy
Jurisdictions
Stift Göteborg
Pastorat Annex parish in Tranemo, Mossebo, Ambjörnarp and Sjötofta pastorate
Län 1634-1997 Älvsborg
1998- Västra Götaland
Landskap Västergötland
Härad Kind
Tingslag -1947 Kind
1948-1970 Kind andRedväg
1971- Sjuhäradsbygden
Domsaga Sjuhäradsbygden
Fögderi -1917 Redväg and Kind
1918-1945 Kind
1946-1966 Svenljunga
1967 - Ulricehamn
Kommun 1863-1951 Sjötofta
1952-1966 Tranemo
1967-1970 Tranemo landskommun
1971- Tranemo
Militär indelning ELFSBORGS REGEMENTE
Södra kinds Kompani


Place Names:[edit | edit source]

Abborhult, Aggarp, Alebro, Andersbo, Arvered

Backen, Betan, Bjällåsen, Björkelyckan, Björstorp Lilla, Björstorp Stora, Bosared, Bredstorp, Bygget under Hornbetan, Bygärde

Ekedal, Erikstorp, Esbjörnstorp

Fagerås Lilla, Fagerås Stora

Gryssnäs, Gräskelid

Hanabo Storegården, Hanabo Lillegården, Hjulavist, Hästö, Hökhult, Hornbetan

Klev, Kvarnstugan, Källåsen

Madhult, Mon, Mölnäs

Nilsabygget, Nygården

Ottersjö

Perstorp Lilla, Perstorp Stora, Prinsdalen

Risåsen, Remmen, Rånäs

Sandåsen, Soxbo, Sjöbo, Sjögalid, Skallerberget, Skansen, Skogen, Skogatorpet, Skråbo, Skummatorpet, Smedskullen, Snygget, Sockenstugan, Stegelhult, Stenåsen, Stenshult mellangården, Stenshult Yttergården, Stenshult Övergården, Stommen under Sjötofta, Stomsåsen, Svartsjö, Sävared, Sävshult

Tjärbron

Ugglenäs

Åbygget under Ekedal, Åhult

Ödegärde, Ölkestorp, Ön, Önåsen


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]

Sjötofta Husförhörslängd 1818-1841 Ortregister