Suldal Parish, Rogaland, Norway Genealogy

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

Suldal Parish
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Church Records[edit | edit source]

  • Records begin in 1778 for Suldal clerical district. They contain priest and sexton records from Suldal, Sauda and Røldal parishes. Sauda parish was moved to Sand clerical district in 1858, and Røldal parish was made a parish in the newly established Røldal clerical district in 1885. Also include records for Nesflaten chapel, which has kept its own records (klokkerbok) from 1900. These records are available on microfilm at the Family History Library.

  • Digital images of the church books are available at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).

Census Records[edit | edit source]

  • 1664-1666 Clerical Census: This census was taken by the local parish priests. It covers Suldal and is available on microfilm at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. Also available online at Digital Archives.


  • 1664-1666 Civil Census: This census was taken by the local civil authorities. It covers Suldal and is available on microfilm at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. Also available online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).


  • 1701 Manntall: The 1701 tax census for Suldal is available on microfilm at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. It was taken for military purposes. It lists only the males living in rural districts who were over the age of one year. It includes the farm name, name and age of the owner, names and ages of sons and servants. Also includes the residence of all unmarried males living away from home when the census was taken. Also available in a searchable database online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).



  • 1865: The 1865 census for Suldal is available on microfilm at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. It contains the persons name, residence, status in the family, occupation, sex, martial status, place of birth, religion if not a member of the state church, and other miscellaneous information. Each book usually contains one clerical district (prestegjeld). In some books there are two clerical districts recorded. The parishes and school districts in each clerical district are listed at the beginning of each book. Also available in a searchable database online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).


  • 1875: The 1875 census for Suldal 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, occupation, sex, marital status, year of birth, place of birth, religion if not a member of the state church, and other miscellaneous information. Also available in a searchable database online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).



  • 1900: The 1900 census for Suldal 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 Suldal is available in a searchable database online at Digitalarkviet (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. `

Availability[edit | edit source]

Ryfylke og Karmsund judicial district
*1666-1795 Family History Library
*1666-1795 Digitalarkivet
*1666-1788 Probate card indexes sorted by farm name Digitalarkivet

Ryfylke judicial district
*1786-1876 Family History Library
*1786-1876 Digitalarkivet

Ryfylke deanery
*1786-1807 Clerical probate records Family History Library
*1786-1807 Digitalarkivet.

Suldal police station
*1892-1977 death protocol Digitalarkivet

Farm Books[edit | edit source]

A genealogy of the people and their farms in Suldal in Rogaland county with a brief history of the earlier times.

Hoftun, Hallvard M., "Gamle Suldal: gards- og ættesoge," Suldal: Utgjevar Suldal kommune, 1972. 948.31/S6 D2h FHL INTL Book

The index includes all "hovedpersoner" (head of household) that appear in the farm lists. Children are not included. Alphabetical by first name and patronymic.

Waula, Jørg Eirik, "Gamle Suldal Gards- og ættesoge Personregister," Suldal: Rogaland Historie og Ættesogelag, 1995 948.31/S6 D2h index FHL INTL Book

Farm Names[edit | edit source]

55 Aarhus, 52 Austeraa, 61 Avinskei

41 Bakke, 32 Berge, 11 Berjorden, 49 Birkenes, 67 Bleskestad, 56 Braatveit, 63 Bratland, 9 Bækkene

30 Fisketjøn, 6 Fjelberg, 15 Flaatene,s 1 Foss, 3 Førland

12 Galland, 59 Gautetun, 54 Gugdal,

60 Haugen, 51 Havrevold, 37 Helgenes, 4 Herabakke, 7 Hjorteland, 29 Hoftun

68 Jordebrekke

40 Ketilstad, 47 Klungtveit, 36 Kolbeinstveit, 2 Kvæstad

53 Lali, 18 Li, 46 Lillehammer, 41 Lofthus, 25 Lunde

28 Mehus, 62 Midtlien, 5 Mo, 34 Moen, 48 Moklev, 21 Mork, 9 Mæland

69 Nordmork, 10 Næreim,

27 Præstegaarden

13 Ritland, 65 Roaldkvam, 64 Rossemyr

58 Sandviken, 31 Skarstølheien, 39 Slagstad, 42 Soleim, 43 Steinbru, 22 Steine, 31 Straape, 42 Sukka, 26 Sørestad

35 Tjøredalen, 24 Tjøsteim, 62 Tornes, 66 Tufteskog, 50 Tveit i Hamrebø, 19 Tveitene nedre,

23 Underbakke med Rød

45 Vaage, 44 Vaarvik, 59 Vallareviken, 17 Vallskaar, 14 Vashus, 34 Veke, 57 Vetrhus, 16 Vidvei, 33 Vik, 34 Vikene

38 Øiestad 8 Ørekvam


HALLVARD M. HOFTUN:  GARDS OG ÆTTESOGE:

AUSTARÅ, Austaråbøen, Utabjå,

BAKKA, Gunvorbakken, Kjetilstadbakken, Litlevik, Målet, Ruskebøen, Saubakken, Stien,

BERGE, Lia, Rabben,

BERGJORD, Gallandsbakkane, Haugen,

BLESKESTAD, Hagen, Haugen, Holene, Juvet, Røysa, Træet,

BRATLAND, Garlagemyra, Rinden, Sankahaugen, Ura, Ørebekken,

BRÅTVEIT, Kleppaskårlia, Kverneflota,

BØRKJENES,

FISKETJØN, Brakabakken, Hagen, Hamaren, Jensaplasset, Osen, Sjuramoen,

FJELLBERG, Fjellbergbakkane, Leitet, FLOTNES, Flotnesstøa, Løyning, FOSS, Fossbakkane, Høgamo, Kvamen, Tueteigen,

FØRLAND, Førlandshagen, Førlandsmoen,

GALLAND, Gallandsbakkane, Garbru, Haugane,

GAUTUN, Baksmett, Bismarvik, Båshaug, Dalen, Gurograv, Lia, Moatræ, Moen, Ospehaugen, Raudskred, Røysane, Skåra, Stålevik, Vallarvik,

GUGGEDAL, Bakken, Bøen (Torabø), Djuvik, Smeavika, Spekevika, Tverrli,

HAUGEN, Kilen, Moen, Årnes,

HAVREVOLL, Dalarteigen, Falkelia, Hamneflota, Kleiva, Vikane,

HELGANES, Skogen, Soveflota, Stavanes,

HERABAKKA, Bakkane, Bjørkemoen, Hagane, Haugane,

HJORTELAND,

HOFTUN, Oddamoen, Raunehaugen, Øyanes,

JORDEBREKK, Hagen (Kalhagen), Juvet, Tangen,

KJETILSTAD, Tangen,

KLUNGTVEIT,

KOLBEINSTVEIT, Kalhagen, Sundet, Ørevik,

KVÆSTAD, Brua, Kvæstadbøen, Kvæstadteigen,

LALI, Bordalen, Lalibakken, Storevik,

LI,

LITLEHAMAR, Myra, Tufta, Vika,

LOFTHUS, Bakken, Bjørkebakken, Bruteigen, Østensplasset, Øvrabø,

LUNDE, Bøen, Kolgaren, Moen,

MEHUS, Haugen, Rogntveit,

MELAND, Bekkene, Holmatræ, Holmen, Lykkja, Skrapet,

MO, Haugen, Luren, Ormaleet, Teigane, Teigen, Viketeigen,

MOKLEIV, Kalhagen, Lund, Moen,

MORK, Jørgensplasset, Stokkatveit, Træ,

NORDMORK, Dynjaren, Grindabøen, Kugrav, Kvernehaugen, Øvrabø,

NÆRHEIM, Brua, Nærheimsmoen,

OVERSKEID, Overskeidsmoen, Røynevarden, Røynevardlia,

RITLAND, Haukedalsmoen, Litlanes, Ritlandsbakken, Ritlandshagane, Skarmyr,

ROALKVAM, Holmen, Kvamen, Ripelen, Runnane, Øyno,

ROSSEMYR, Rossemyrhagen, Rossemyrstien,

SANDVIK, Lågastein, Natskår,

SLAGSTAD, Bøen, Lia, Træ, Øvrabø,

STEINBRU, Ivarflota, Kaggen, Strandanes, Vika, Ørevik, Øyane,

STEINE, Steinsbrauta, Steinsbøen,

STRÅPA, Midtbakken, Teigen,

SUKKA, Brunn (Brunnabakken), Bruflota, Solheim,

STUV, Solheim,

SØRESTAD, Bøen, Runnane, Teigen,

TJORDAL, Røyredalen, Seltveit,

TJØSTHEIM, Bergene, Brauta, Kro, Kyrkjereina, Salomonsplasset, Sundvoll, Turkevoll,

TORNES, Bøen, Kleppeflota, Øyane,

TUFTESKOG, Dokka, Plasset, Å-i-mellom,

TVEIT i HAMRABØ, Øvrabø, Øvrabøbråtet,

TVEITANE (nedre), Vika,

TVEITANE (øvre), Rabben,

UNDERBAKKA, Hamaren, Høljebrekk, Moen, Risebøen, Rød, Rødslia,

VALSKÅR, Havnen, Lia, Sagbakkane, Støa, Åbø,

VASSHUS,

VEKA, Brustveit, Eskedalen, Mosbakken, Vekamoen, Vikane,

VETRHUS, Haugane, Teigen,

VIDVEI, Eidet, Kleiva, Laberget, Marastøa, Torsvik, Upsa, Vidveihagen,

VIK,

VINJE, Mellom-moen, Nedre Moen, Prestevika, Øvre-Moen,

VÅGE, Røsselia, Vågsvika,

VÅRVIK,

ØREKVAM, Langkoven,

ØYSTAD, Halvfjerdvik, Haugen, Skogen, Storhaug,

ÅRHUS, Svortebekk. 

References[edit | edit source]

Oluf Rygh: Norwegian Farm Names