Brunflo Parish, Jämtland, Sweden Genealogy
Guide to Brunflo Parish, Sweden ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
History[edit | edit source]
Brunflo is a locality situated in Östersund Municipality, Jämtland County, Sweden with 3,890 inhabitants in 2010. It is situated some 15 km south-east of Östersund.
|Brunflo Parish, Jämtland, Sweden Genealogy|
|Stift||-1647 Uppsala ärke, 1647- Härnösand|
|Län||1645-1654 Härnösands län, 1655-1762 Gävleborg, 1762-1810 Västernorrland, 1810- Jämtland|
|Tingslag||-1741 Jämtlands domsaga, 1741-1905 Brunflo, 1905- Revsund, Brunflo and Näs|
|Domsaga||1680-1811 Jämtland, 1812-1878 Norra Jämtland, 1879- Jämtlands östra|
|Fögderi||1720-1809 Jämtlands fögderi, 1810-1883 Jämtlands norra, 1884-1970 Jämtlands östra, 1971- Östersunds fögderi|
|Kommun||1863-1970 Brunflo kommun, 1971- Östersunds kommun|
|Militär indelning||add here|
Place Names[edit | edit source]
Backen, Berge, Bjärte, Bodal, Böle, se Västerböle ( see Västerböle, Österböle),
Grytan, Gusta, Gärde,
Hornsjöberg, Håkanstad, Hälle,
Lagmanslandet, Linehäll, Lund, Lunne, Lövberget,
Odensala, Ope, Optand,
Singsjön, Slåtte, Solberg, Svedje, Södergård, Sörviken,
Vamsta, Vikan, Västerböle,
Personer utan stadig hemvist (Persons without a permanent residence),
Fattighjon ( Poor people )
- Surrounding Parishes
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, 1880 - 1920, ($), index and images. Also on Ancestry.com, ($), Arkiv Digital ($), and SVAR at Riksarkivet.
Church Records[edit | edit source]
Online Database Church Records[edit | edit source]
The easiest way to access the Swedish Church Records is through the internet, using these five sites (see links to specific collections below). Four of these sites require a subscription for access. (ArkivDigital, Ancestry.com, and MyHeritage.com are available at a FamilyHistory Center near you free of charge.)
- Sweden, Jämtland Church Records, 1582-1928; index 1642-1860 at FamilySearch.
- MyHeritage.com ($),
- 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, Jämtland 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, Jämtland" 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):