Starrkärr Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy

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

Nols Church
Starrkarr Church
Älvängens Church

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.)

Starrkärr Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy
Stift Göteborg
Pastorat - 1663 Mother parish in Starrkärr, Kilanda, Nödinge and Östad pastorate
1663-1937, mother parish in Starrkärr, Kilanda and Nödinge pastorate
1938 – Mother parish in Starrkärr and Kilanda pastorate.
Län 1634-1997 Älvsborg
1998- Västra Götaland
Landskap Västergötland
Härad Ale
Tingslag -1933 Ale
1934-1970 Vättle, Ale and Kulling
1971- Alingsås
Domsaga Alingsås
Fögderi -1917 Väne
1918-1945 Kulling
1946-1966 Ale-Vättle
Kommun 1863-1951 Starrkärr
1952-1970 Starrkärrs landskommun
1971-1973 Starrkårr
1974 - Ale
Militär indelning VESTGÖTA REGEMENTE
Barne Kompani
Vestergötlands Båtsmans-Kompani

Place Names[edit | edit source]


Björbäck, Björsjödal, Brandsbo Kvarn, Bransbo

Dalen, Djupvik

Elebräckan, Elmhult

Fjärhult, Fridhem, Frälsegården Utby, Frälsegården Norra Ölanda, Frälsegården Södra

Grolanda, Grunhed Mellangården, Grunhed Västergården, Gruhed Östergården, Gurentorp

Hansgården Äskekärr, Helje, Heljered Olof Persgården, Heljered Skattegården, Holmetränget, Hulan, Hult, Hålkan, Hälltorp, Högen Ölanda

Knaptorp, Kringkullen, Krogstorp Västergården, Krogstorp Östergården, Kroken, Kronogården Utby, Kvarnen Brandsbo, Kavrnen Rished

Mellangården Grunhed, Mellangården Rished, Målje Nedre, Målje Övergården, Mållsjönäs, Månsgården Äskekärr

Nedre Målje, Nol Nolgården, Nol Storgården, Nol Sörgården, Nolgården nol, Nolgården Sannum. Nolgården Starrkärr, Norgården Sanhem, Norgården Starrkärr, Norgården Utby, Norgården Ölanda, Norra Frälsegården Ölanda, Näbbet

Olof Persgården Heljered, Osbacken

Prästgården Starrkärr

Rished Kvarn, Rished Mellangården, Rished Tomten, Rished Västergården, Rished Östergården, Ryd, Röbacka, Rösbacka

Sanhem Norgård, Sanhem Smedsgården, Sanhem Sörgården, Sanhem Torsgården, Sannsjödal, Sannsjöhult, Sannum Nolgården, Sannum Smedsgården, Sannum Sörgården, Sannum Torsgården, Skattegården Heljared, Skattegården Starrkärr, Skattegården Utby, Slättebacken, Smedsgården Sanhem, Smedsgården Sannum, Snäckebacken, Sockenstugan, Starrkärr Nolgården, Starrkärr Norgården, Starrkärr Prästgården, Starkärr Skattegården,  Starrkärr Västergården, Storgården Nol, Svenstorp, Södra Frälsegården Ölanda, Sörgården Nol, Sörgården Sanhem, Sörgården Sannum

Tollered, Tomten Rished, Torp, Torsgården Sanhem, Torsgården Sannum  

Ulvstorp, Uspastorp, Utby Frälsegården, Utby Kronogården, Utby Norgården, Utby Skattegården

Västergården Grunhed, Västergården Krogstorp, Västergården Rished, Västergården Starrkärr

Älvängen, Äskekärr Hansgården, Äskekärr Helja, Äskekärr Månsgården

Ölanda Högen, Ölanda Norgården, Ölanda Frälsegården Norra, Ölanda Frälsegården Södra, Östergården Grunhed, Östergården Krogstorp, Östergården Rished, Övergård Målje

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,, and 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]

Starrkärr Husförhörsläng 1838-1844 Ortregister