Umeå Landsförsamling Parish, Västerbotten, Sweden Genealogy
- 1 History
- 2 Place Names
- 3 Collections
- 3.1 Census Records
- 3.2 Church Records
- 3.3 Military Records
- 3.4 Related Sources
- 3.5 Help Reading Swedish Records
- 3.6 Help Reading Old Handwriting
- 3.7 Help With Research Objectives and Strategies
- 3.8 References
History[edit | edit source]
Umeå parish was formed during the Middle Ages. In 1646, the parish changed its name to Umeå Landsförsamling. The following congregations have broken out from Umeå County Council. - 1606 Lycksele parish - 1646 Umeå City Council - 1768 Degerfors parish (from 1970 Vindeln parish) - 1792 Hörnefors-Strömbäck's mill parish which in 1861 was again in Umeå county - 1802 Holmön parish - 1823 Sävars parish - 1825 Vännäs parish - February 27, 1863 Holmsund parish - May 1, 1913 Hörnefors parish - January 1, 1963 Tavelsjö parish - January 1, 1963 Tegs parish On 1 January 1926, Umeå County Parish was divided into two church accounting districts: Umeå Southern Church Accounting District (Umeå National Parish Church Archives) and Tavelsjö Church Accounting District (see Tavelsjö Church Archives). The church registration districts were dissolved on 1 January 1963 in connection with the formation of Tavelsjö parish and Tegs parish. Umeå County Council has been part of these pastorates. The National Assembly has in all cases been the Parent Assembly. - Umeå parish -1617 - 1617-1646 Umeå parish and Lycksele parish - 1646-1673 Umeå county council, Umeå city council and Lycksele parish - 1673-1768 Umeå County Council and Umeå City Council - 1768-1792 Umeå landsförsamling, Umeå stadsförsamling och Degerfors församling - 1792-1800 Umeå County Council, Umeå City Council, Degerfors Parish and Hörnefors-Strömbäck Mill Parish - 1800-1802 Umeå county council, Umeå city council and Hörnefors-Strömbäck mill parish - 1802-1823 Umeå County Council, Umeå City Council, Hörnefors-Strömbäck Mill Council and Holmön Parish - 1823-1825 Umeå county parish, Umeå city council, Hörnefors-Strömbäck mill parish, Holmön parish and Sävars parish - 1825-1834 Umeå parish, Umeå city parish, Hörnefors-Strömbäck mill parish, Holmön parish, Sävars parish and Vännäs parish - 1835-1861 Umeå county council, Umeå city council and Hörnefors-Strömbäck mill parish - 1861-1863 Umeå County Council and Umeå City Council - 1863-1871 Umeå landsförsamling, Umeå stadsförsamling och Holmsunds församling - 1872-1918 Umeå county and Holmsund parish - May 1, 1918-1962 Umeå County Council - 1963-1999 Umeå county and Tavelsjö parish At the same time as Teg's parish and Tavelsjö parish broke out of the national parish in 1963, Umeå county parish, Tegs parish and Tavelsjö parish formed a church community, Umeå parish's church community. In addition to the church community, there was also from 1969 a common office for the parishes in Umeå, Umeå church central administration. The community and the central administration contain, among other things, minutes, real estate documents and accounts with personnel and salary documents. The community and the central administration form their own archives. Umeå parish's church community and Umeå church's central administration were replaced on 1 January 1995 by Umeå church community, which also includes Umeå city parish and Ålidhem parish. As of 1998, Umeå Maria parish is also part of the community. The parishes in Umeå established a joint cemetery administration in 1969 for the administration of questions about the funeral activities, see Umeå church community, the cemetery administration's archive (-1999). The archive includes minutes, burial books (even before 1969, the oldest from 1890) and other documents concerning funeral activities. The archive includes documents for the period before 1969. In 1885, the homestead Berg n: ris 1-2, Mosjön 1-2 and Strand 1-5 were transferred in municipal terms and in the land register from Umeå to Vännäs parish. According to a royal letter, in 1905 the property Herrängen, located east of Umeå city, was transferred from Umeå parish to Umeå city. In 1913, according to a royal letter, some properties belonging to the villages of Öns and Teg were transferred, as well as certain areas of Ytterhiske village from Umeå parish to Umeå town. According to a royal letter, from 1 January 1925, an enclave located within the city of Umeå, which constituted the property of the home part Island no. 4, was transferred from the parish to the city of Umeå. The Royal Letter prescribed that certain areas of the villages of Ytterhiske, Västerteg, Österteg and Öns in the parish of Umeå from 1 January 1925 would be incorporated into the city of Umeå. According to a royal letter, the area within Ytterhiske parcel, which belongs to the church residence Kyrkobordet nr 1 in Umeå parish from 1 January 1930 has been transferred to Umeå city. In 1939, certain areas were transferred to Sävars parish from Umeå parish. The source used does not indicate which property was affected. Some areas were transferred to Degerfors parish in 1940 and from that parish the homestead Björntjälen, Höglunda and Jämtland were transferred. Of the homestead Odlarön, 5/64 mtl originally belonged to Umeå parish and 3/64 mtl to Vännäs parish. According to a royal letter, the homestead and Strand 1: 26-30 were transferred from 1942 from Vännäs to Umeå parish. At the same time, certain areas were transferred from Umeå to Vännäs parish. The source used does not indicate which property was affected. According to a royal decision, certain areas of Öns village and Östertegs village in 1945 were transferred from Umeå parish to Umeå city. On 1 January 1980, according to the Government's decision, certain areas in Rödäng, Ersmark and Berttjärn parishes were transferred from Umeå County Council to Umeå City Council, as well as part of Innertavle from the National Assembly to Ålidhem Parish. At the same time, part of Holmsjö was transferred from the national parish to Holmsjö parish and part of Tvärå to the national parish from Umeå city council. A local register for the house examination books is scanned as an appendix to the archive list. The register also contains information on later parish affiliation for certain villages that have been transferred to other parishes.
|Umeå Landsförsamling Parish, Västerbotten, Sweden Genealogy|
|Stift||-1647 Uppsala ärke 1647-1903 Härnösand, 1904- Luleå|
|Pastorat||-1617 its own pastorate, 1617-1646 mother parish in Umeå and Lycksele pastorate, 1646-1673 mother parish in Umeå county parish, Umeå city parish and Lycksele pastorate, 1673-1768 mother parish in Umeå county parish and Umeå city parish pastorate, 1768-1791 mother parish in Umeå county parish, Umeå city parish and Degerfors pastorate, 1792-1799 mother parish in Umeå county parish, Umeå city parish, Degerfors and Hörnefors-Strömbäck pastorate, 1800-1802 mother parish in Umeå county parish, Umeå city parish and Hörnefors-Strömbäck parish, 1802-1822 mother parish in Umeå county parish, Umeå city parish, Hörnefors-Strömbäck and Holmön pastorate, 1823-1824 mother parish in Umeå county parish, Umeå city parish, Hörnefors-Strömbäck, Holmön and Sävars pastorate, 1825-1834 mother parish in Umeå county parish, Umeå city parish, Hörnefors-Strömbäck, Holmöns, Sävars and Vännäs pastorate, 1835-1861 mother parish in Umeå county parish, Umeå city parish and Hörnefors-Strömbäck parish, 1861 - 1863-02-26 mother parish in Umeå county parish and Umeå city parish pastorate, 1863-1871 mother parish in Umeå county parish, Umeå city parish and Holmsund parish, 1871-1918 mother parish in Umeå county parish and Holmsund pastorate, 1918-1962 again its own pastorate, 1963-2013 mother parish in Umeå county parish and Tavelsjö pastorate, 2014- the parish is part of Umeå pastorate, consisting of Umeå city parish, Umeå county parish, Umeå Maria, Tavelsjö, Teg and Ålidhem.|
|Tingslag||1680-1920 Umeå, 1921-1964 Umeå domsagas, 1965-1970 Umeå rådhusrätt|
|Domsaga||a1680-1820 Västerbottens södra kontrakt, 1821-1920 Västerbottens södra, 1921-1964 Umeå, 1965-1970 Umeå rådhusrätt, 1971- Umeå tingsrätts|
|Fögderi||-1886 Västerbottens första, 1886-1946 Umeå|
|Kommun||1863-1964 Umeå landskommun, 1965- Umeå|
|Militär indelning||Vesterbottens Fältjägare-Corps', Nya Ordin. Soldat-Roteringen, Extra Soldat-Roteringen|
Place Names[edit | edit source]
Altjärn, Ansmark, Anumark
Backen, Baggböle (Sågverk), Berg, Berttjärn, Bjenberg, Bjensjö, Björnlandsbäck, Blomdal, Blomåker, Bobäck, Botsmark, Brattby, Brattvall, Brattåker, Brån, Brännland, Bullmark, Bussjön, Bäcksjön, Böle, Böleå, Bösta
Degerbäcken, Degernäs, Degersjö, Djupbäcken, Djäkneböle
Fjällholm, Flurkmark, Fredrikshall, Frihetsborg, Fällforsån
Granbäck, Granbäcksfors, Granliden, Granlund, Grannäs, Gravfors, Gravmark, Gravuå, Grisbacka, Grubbe, Grubbsvedjan,Grundbäck, Grundfors, Grössjön, Gubböle, Gunnismark, Gärsjö, Gärsjöbäck
Haddingen, Hallbäck,Hammarkulla, Helenborg, Hemmesmark, Hiske (Inner/Ytter), Hissjön, Hjuksbäck, Hjåggsjön, Holmen, Holmnäs, Holmsund, Holmön, Håkmark, Häggnäs, Häggård, Höglund, Högskuru, Hörne, Hörnefors bruk, Hörnefors Sågverk, Hörneå, Hössjön
Jonstorp, Jämnåker, Jämteböle
Karlsberg, Kasamark, Kassjön, Klabböle, Kolksele, Kroksjö, Kvarnsvedjan, Kyrkobordet, Kåddis
Lillsjöberg, Långbränna, Långviken, Lövlund
Mariedal, Mellansvartbäck, Melsbäck, Mickelsträsk, Mjösjön, Mosjön, Myrbäck (Norra),
Nordansjö, Nordås, Norrby, Norrböle, Norrfors (Sågverk), Norrland, Norrmjöle, Nyby, Nydala, Nyland, Nyliden, Nyås, Näsland
Pengfors, Pengsjö, Prästbordet, Pålböle
Rengård, Rismyrliden, Röbäck, Rödå, Rödåbäck, Rödågård, Rödåliden, Rödålund, Rödånäs, Rönnbäck, Rönnholm, Rönnsmyran,
Salomonsbesök, Signelsbäck, Sjö (Västan/Ytter/Östan), Sjöliden, Sjölund, sjömellatjälen, Skravelsjö, Skärträsk, Slösbäck, Snöttsjönär, Spöland, Stenbäck, Stenvall, Stensvik, Storhäggsjön, Storåker, Strand, Strängnäs, Ström, Strömbäck, Strömåker, Stugunäs, Stärkesmark, Stöcke, Stöcksjö, Sundbäck, Sunnansjö, Sunnatorp, Svallet, Svettåker, Sävar, Söderböle, Södervik, Sörfors, Sörmjöle
Tallberget, Tavelsjö, Tavle (Inner/Ytter), Teg (Västra/Östra), Tjälamark, Tjärnbäck, Tredingen, Trehörningen, Trollberget, Träskliden, Tålsmark, Täfteå, Täfteböle
Varmvattnet, Vännäs, Västanbäck, Västansjö, Västerbacka, Västerdal, Västerhiske, Västerland, Västernäs, Västerteg, Västervik, Västerå, Västeråker
Ytterboda, Ytterhiske, Yttersjö, Yttertavle
Åbo, Ådala, Åheden, Åliden, Åkerbäck
Öhn, Önska, Östansjö, Österbacka, Österberg, Österbäck, Österland, Österteg, Östervik, Österå, Österåker, Överboda
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Collections[edit | edit source]
Census Records[edit | edit source]
- Sweden Household Examination Records (Husförhörslängder)--explanation of this church record which is functionally the census of Sweden.
- Sweden Household Examination Books, 1840-1947, ($), index and images. Also on Ancestry.com, ($), Arkiv Digital ($), and SVAR at Riksarkivet.
Church Records[edit | edit source]
Online Database Church Records[edit | edit source]
The easiest way to access the Swedish Church Records is through the internet, using these five sites (see links to specific collections below). Four of these sites require a subscription for access. (ArkivDigital, Ancestry.com, and MyHeritage.com are available at a FamilyHistory Center near you free of charge.)
- Sweden, Västerbotten Church Records, 1619-1896; index, 1688-1860 at FamilySearch.
- MyHeritage.com ($),
- Ancestry.com ($),
- Arkiv Digital ($), and
- SVAR at Riksarkivet.
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, Västerbotten 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, Västerbotten" and then select your parish.
Military Records[edit | edit source]
Related Sources[edit | edit source]
Help Reading Swedish Records[edit | edit source]
- You do not have to be fluent in Swedish to read these records! They have a limited vocabulary: mother, father, born, bride, groom, married, etc. The rest of the content will be names, dates, and places, which do not need translation.
- This Swedish Word List covers typical terms found in the records.
- Swedish Historical Dictionary Database, SHDD: This interactive dictionary allows you to enter a word in the search box and receive the translation.
- Feast Day Calendar (Moveable) and Feast Day Lists (Fixed and Moveable) will help you translate dates written in feast day form.
- Sweden surnames are patronymic and change every generation, so carefully study Sweden Names, Personal.
- For help with reading the column headings found in more recent records, see Swedish Parish Register and Household Exam Roll Headings.
- Instructions, document examples, and translations are given for Reading Swedish Birth and Christening Records 1717, 1752, 1771, 1792, 1803, 1834, 1854.
Help Reading Old Handwriting[edit | edit source]
- Reading Scandinavian Gothic Handwritten Records: (free, online lessons at FamilySearch):
Help With Research Objectives and Strategies[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
For history, refer to Riksarkivet Umeå landsförsamlings Kyrkoarkiv under "Visa historik för Umeå landsförsamlings kyrkoarkiv ".
Umeå Landsförsamling, Husförhörslängd, 1841-1847, Ort register.