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Førdesfjorden Parish, Rogaland, Norway Genealogy


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

Førdesfjorden Parish
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Len 1599-1660 Stavanger
Amt 1689-1919 1662-1682: Stavanger stiftamt,
1682-1919: Stavanger amt
Fylke 1919-Present Rogaland
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Prestegjeld Avaldsnes
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Sorenskriveri Karmsund
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Church Records

  • Førdesfjord church records are contained in the records from Avaldsnes clerical district from 1893-1969. It became part of Tysvær clerical district in 1969. 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

See Avaldsnes

Court Records

Land Records

Probate Records

For 1666-1795 the probates are found in Ryfylke og Karmsund judicial district.
For 1793-1901 they are found in Karmsund judicial district.
The clerical probates for 1692-1812 are found in Karmsund deanery.

Availability

Ryfylke og Karmsund judicial district
*1666-1795 Family History Library
*1666-1795 Digitalarkivet
*1666-1815 Probate card indexes sorted by farm name Digitalarkivet

Karmsund judicial district
*1793-1901 Family History Library
*1793-1901 Digitalarkivet.

Karmsund deanery
*1692-1812 Clerical probate records Family History Library
*1692-1812 Digitalarkivet.

Farm Book

Lillehammer, Arnvid, "Avaldsnes", Karmøy : Bygdebokutvalget, c1991-1993. 2 vols. 948.31/A3 D2L FHL INTL Book

Farm Book on the Internet

Karmøy Genealogy Club is creating an internet accessable listing of the families who have lived on Karmøy. The sources for this website are "Bygdebok for Karmøy," Norges Bybyggelse, notes of Johannes Mjølhus, the church books, probate records, census records, and private family information.

The family listings are by the farm which they lived on. The explanation of the website is in English but the family information is in Norwegian.


You will find a list of all the farms which are found in the modern Karmøy kommune. As the information comes available there will be a link from the table to the information on a specific farm. On the internet you will only find information of those inhabitants who had registered descendants. A more complete listing is found in the office in Skudeneshavn. You can E-mail inquires to slektsforum.karmoy@c2i.net.

Farm Names

80 Aarhaug, 65 Aksdal, 79 Aksnes,

84 Baardsviken, 73 Brathammer,

75 Døle,

76 Eike nordre,

67 Fjeldet, 64 Frakkegjerd, 72 Førde,

56 Hauge, 66 Helgeland, 87 Helgeland,

58 Kallevik, 78 Kolnes,

80 Myglebostad, 81 Mykje,

64 Naanes, 69 Neseim, 70 Nodland, 57 Nordtveit,

81 Rabben, 84 Røksund,

63 Skeiseid, 74 Skre, 85 Sni,k 68 Stakkestad, 80 Stamperpladsen, 62 Stave, 60 Stegeberg, 61 Sørvaag,

82 Tuestad,

72 Udnarviken,

59 Vaagebøen, 71 Veim, 86 Vormedal,

83 Østhus,

4 Aasen,

References

Oluf Rygh: Norwegian Farm Names