Upphärad Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy

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

History[edit | edit source]

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Upphärad Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy
Jurisdictions
Stift Göteborg
Pastorat -1918 Annex parish in Rommele, Fors, Upphärad, Åsbräcka and Fuyxerna pastorat
1918-2002 Annex parish in Rommele, Fors, Upphärad, and Åsbräcka pastorat
2002- Annex parish in Rommele, Fors, and Upphärad, pastorat
Län 1634-1997 Älvsborg
1998- Västra Götaland
Landskap Västergötland
Härad Flundre
Tingslag -1895 Flundre
1896-1970 Flundre, Väne and Bjärke
1971- Trollhättan
Domsaga Trollhättan
Fögderi -1946 Väne
1946-1966 Trollhättan
Kommun 1863-1951 Upphärd
1952-1970 Flundre landskommun
1952-1970 Trollhättans stad 1971- Trollhättan
Militär indelning VESTGÖTA REGEMENTE
Barne Kompani
Vestergötlands Båtsmans-Kompani


Place Names[edit | edit source]

Albogården, Artorp Andersgården, Arbo Kullegården, Artorp Torstensgården, Augmentsgården Ingelsängen

Backen, Backen Upphärad, Bistockshålan, Bjurdammen, Björndalen Lilla, björndalen Stora, Boda LIlla, Boda Stora, Bothult

Daleslätt, Dammkärr, Djurstugebacken

Finneviken

Grankärr, Grottorp, Gunleryr, Gunnarstorp, Gökestommen

Hareström, Hulan, Hylteholmen, Häftansmaden under Bjurdammen, Häftansmaden under Ödeby, Hälltorp Skattegården, Hälltorp Änkansgården, Hökås, Höljebacka, Hösvedjan

Ingelsängen Augmentsgården, Ingelsängen Kronogården, Ingelsängen Skattegården, Ingelsängen Svensgården

Jonstorp, Jordbrona

Kajebacken, Kalvhagen, Klockarekullen, Kohagen, Kortestommen, Krattorp, Kronogården Ingelsängen, Krusestommen, Kulla Nya, Kullegården Artorp, Kvarnskogen, Källehult, Käringledet, Kättetorp

Liden, Lilla Björndalen, Lilla Boda, Lövsjökärr

Maden, Manleryr

Nedergården Nycleby, Nya Kulla, Nycleby Nedergården, Nycleby Övergården

Ortestommen

Påkestommen

Rågkvi, Rönningen, Rörmaden, Rösbacken

Sandbacken, Sjökullen, Sjöslätten, Skattegården Hälltorp, Skattegården Ingelsängen, Skattegården Snartorp, Skogen, Skogshagen, Snartorp Skatteg9rden, Snartorp Tore, Sockenbacken, Spjutgiljan, Stora Björndalen, Stora Boda, Stubbered, Svedjan, Svedjorna, Svensgården Ingelsängen

Tingbergsstommen, Tore Snartorp, Torpet, Torstensgården Artorp, Törestorp

Upphärad Backen

Vaboda, Vallen under Krattorp, Vallen under Rågkvi, Vakerstommen, Vrångebäcken, Vråstorp, Vännervallsdalen

Änkansgården Hälltorp, Äspnäs

Ödeby, Övergården Nyckleby


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, Ancestry.com, and MyHeritage.com 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]

Upphärad Husförhörslängd 1834-1840 Ortregister