Sjernarøy Parish, Rogaland, Norway Genealogy
Guide to Sjernarøy, Norway ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, and military records
|Amt 1689-1919||1662-1682: Stavanger stiftamt, |
1682-1919: Stavanger amt
Church Records[edit | edit source]
- Nedstrand clerical district records begin in 1724. They contain priest and sexton records from the parishes Nedstrand (Hinderå) and Sjernarøy with Skjoldastraumen (Vårneset) chapell. Hinderå was changed to Nedstrand in 1881 and Vårneset to Skjoldastraumen in 1975.
- An extract of Nedstrand (formerly Hinneraae) church records which include Sjernarøy in Rogaland county, 1724-1740 by Ola Aurenes.These records are available on microfilm at the Family History Library.
- Digital images of the church books are online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).
Census Records[edit | edit source]
- For 1875 and earlier see Nedstrand
- 1891: The 1891 census for Sjernarøy is available in a searchable database online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).
- 1900: The 1900 census for Sjernarøy is available on microfilm at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. It contains the persons name, whether resident or temporary resident, those absent from the parish, and their location at the time of the census, position in the family, marital status, occupation, date of birth, place of birth, citizenship, religion, and other miscellaneous information. Also available in a searchable database online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).
- 1910: The 1910 census for Sjernarøy is available in a searchable database online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).
Court Records[edit | edit source]
Land Records[edit | edit source]
Probate Records[edit | edit source]
For 1666-1795 the probates are in the combined Ryfylke and Karmsund judicial district.
For 1786-1876 they are found in Ryfylke judicial district.
The clerical probates for 1729-1807 are found in Ryfylke deanery deanery. `
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Farm Book[edit | edit source]
A genealogy of the people and their farms in Sjernarøy in Nedstrand clerical district in Rogaland county with some history.
Løland, Jacob Sverre, "Sjernarøy bygdebok: gard og ætt," Finnøy: Utgevar: Finnøy kommune, 1972. 948.31/S5 D2L FHL INTL Book A farm name index to this book is found at the following link. File:948.31-S5 D2L - SJERNARØY.pdf
"Index to Sjernarøy bygdebok" by Jørg Eirik Waula. Stavanger, Norway: Rogaland Historie og Ættesogelag, 1995.
|The farm name index referenced above includes many more names than the list below.|
Farm Names[edit | edit source]
The farm number and name of the farms listed in Oluf Rygh Farm Name Index in about 1900 were as follows:
7 Atletveit, 20 Aubø
14 Berge vestre
8 Eide, 24 Eik
9 Haale, 22 Hauge, 28 Helgøen, 3 Hetletveit, 12 Hille nordre
4 Kalleim, 24 Kalvhagen, 16 Kvelland, 5 Kyle
21 Lauarviken, 25 Lillehage, 23 Lund, 10 Løland
17 Neseim, 21 Noreim
21 Ramsvik, 1 Røreim
13 Skjelsnes, 6 Sølberg
27 Talgø, 25 Tandrevold, 26 Tjul