Varhaug Parish, Rogaland, Norway Genealogy

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Guide to Varhaug, 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]

  • Hå clerical district contains priest and sexton records from the parishes Nærbø, Varhaug, Nærem and . Earlier church records were burned in 1787. These records are available on microfilm at the Family History Library.

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

Census Records[edit | edit source]

  • For 1891 and earlier

  • 1900: The 1900 census for Varhaug is available in a searchable database online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).

  • 1910: The 1910 census for Varhaug is available in a searchable database online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).

Court Records[edit | edit source]

The court records contain reports of civil and criminal actions, including the allodial rights, a system of ownership by which an owner has all rights associated with possessing a property. You will find names, dates, places, and relationships in these records. The records have no indexes, and therefore require time to study. They are excellent sources for genealogical research and at times you can find entire families through several generations. These records must be used in conjunction with the mortgage records, probate records, or other records.

Court records at the Family History Library, 1613-1701

These records are for Jæren and Dalane judicial districts which include these places: Hetland (Frue), Høyland, Klepp, Time (Lye), Håland, Ogna, Sandnes, Helleland, Egersund, Lund, Sokndal, Heskestad, , Bjerkreim, Randaberg, Sola, Madla, Varhaug, Nærbø, and Gjestal in Rogaland county.

Land Records[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

For 1666-1822 the probates are found in Jæren og Dalane judicial district.
For 1823-1882 they are found in Jæren judicial district.
The clerical probates for 1729-1807 are found in Jæren deanery. `

Availability[edit | edit source]

Jæren og Dalane judicial district
*1666-1822 Family History Library
*1667-1860 Digitalarkivet
*1666-1815 Probate card indexes sorted by farm name Digitalarkivet

Jæren judicial district
*1763-1821 Family History Library
*1859-1896 Digitalarkivet.

Jæren deanery
*1763-1821 Clerical probate records Family History Library
*1763-1821 Digitalarkivet.

Hå police station
*1890-1931 death protocol Digitalarkivet

Farm Book[edit | edit source]

Farm books with vital information on farm residents in Nærbø, Hå, and Ogna, Rogaland co., Norway. Hå community includes Varhaug and Vigrestad in Jæren district.

Edland, Torgeir, "Gards og ættesoge" Hå: Hå kommune, 1971-1975 948.31/H3 D2ea Vol. 1 for Nærbø-- Vol. 2 for Hå-- Vol. 3 for Ogna FHL Intl Book

Farm Names[edit | edit source]

64 Aaen, 45 Aanestad, 69 Aarsland, 83 Anisdal, 62 Auestad

47 Bjoreim, 43 Bratlend ,42 Brekken

53 Dalen, 42 Dobland, 39 Dysjeland

59 Elgan, 49 Elverullen

44 Fidjene

57 Graasteinen, 67 Grønholen

64 Haaland, 80 Halleland nordre, 78 Haugland, 70 Heien, 80 Heien, 82 Herikstad, 57 Hetluren, 73 Hjertholen, 40 Hobberstad, 79 Hogstad, 71 Horr, 55 Husvegg, 42 Høien

50 Instibakken

59 Jorenkjøl

51 Klopsteinen, 42 Komlarvolden, 82 Kraaen, 40 Kvasselbakken, 58 Kydland

75 Lagaard, 44 Lerbrekke,

56 Madland, 61 Marsteinbakken, 68 Mæland,

57 Odland

52 Primstad

60 Refsland, 54 Reistad, 39 Rongen, 81 Rugland

59 Skretting, 52 Skrettingland ,74 Smaahaugene, 70 Stavneim, 63 Sæland

48 Tjelmsengen, 53 Tjemsland nordre, 66 Tjemsland søndre, 83 Tuen, 46 Tvihaug

51 Ueland, 45 Ullenhaug

72 Valleland, 41 Varhaug nordre, 77 Vigrestad, 76 Vold

67 Ævestad 42 Ævestvolden

References[edit | edit source]

Oluf Rygh: Norwegian Farm Names