Steigen Parish, Nordland, Norway Genealogy

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Guide to Steigen, Norway ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, and military records.

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Church Records[edit | edit source]

Steigen clerical district contains parish registers from the parishes Steigen with Bogen chapel and Leiranger (Ledingen) Parish, Nordland, Norway Genealogy until 1900.

The Family History Library has microfilm copies of the church books, 1686-1914.

Digital images are online at Digitalarkivet:

Steigen: 1686-1727, 1748-1874, 1879-1894, 1917-1934

Steigen / Leiranger: 1821-1916

Steigen / Steigen: 1821-1905

Census Records[edit | edit source]

  • 1664-1666: Sogneprestenes manntall. Includes the parishes of Steigen, Leiranger and Hamarøy and is available on microfilm at the Family History Library. Also available online at Digitalarkivet
  • 1664-1666: Fogdenes og sorenskrivernes manntall. Includes the parishes of Steigen, Leiranger and Hamarøy and is available online at Digitalarkivet

Court Records[edit | edit source]

Land Records[edit | edit source]

Farm Books[edit | edit source]

Farm Names[edit | edit source]

68 Aalstad

70 Berg, 48 Bogøen, 88 Brunes, 89 Brunvær, 81 Burøen med Valsvær, 85 Bø

46 Dybvik, 57 Dyping, 58 Dypingspollen

89 Eidet, 83 Engelvær

38 Finvik, 84 Flatøen, 50 Fure

63 Grønning, 43 Gyldenvandet

65 Hakvaag, 93 Hammer, 67 Haug, 41 Holkestad, 54 Holmaak

69 Kalvedalen, 52 Knedal,   53 Knedalsaasen, 76 Korsaksel-Steigen, 40 Kvalnes, 32 Kvandal, 34 Kvandalsmoen, 33 Kvandalstranden

59 Lapgamslet, 74 Laskestad, 38 Laukbakken, 48 Lervik, 47 Lervikbogen, 35 Liland, 92 Lillesæter, 94 Lund, 84 Løvøen

90 Mjelde, 60 Mortenstranden, 72 Myklebostad

94 Oksøen

82 Røsøen, 64 Røtnes nordre, 62 Røtnes søndre

42 Skaanland, 91 Skagstad, 51 Skjelvereid, 45 Skjenaust, 39 Skotsfjord vestre, 36 Skotsfjord østre, 44 Skotsfjordmark, 61 Skranstad, 80 Steigberget, 77 Steigen, 55 Steinsland, 66 Storsæter

37 Under Aasen

75 Vaag, 71 Vik, 49 Vinsnes

95 Øksnes

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

1713-1877: Probates are found in Salten judicial district.

1701-1832: Clerical probates are found in Salten Deanery

Historical Society[edit | edit source]

Steigen Historielag

References[edit | edit source]

Oluf Rygh: Norwegian Farm Names