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Guide to '''Högsäter Parish, Sweden ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
 
Guide to '''Högsäter Parish, Sweden ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
  
=== History ===
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[[Image:Högsäter Church.jpg|thumb|right|350px|<center>Högsäter Church</center>]]
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===History===
  
 
(write information such as: how old the parish is, interesting facts about the parish, what alternate names it has, or any boundary changes.) <br> {{Infobox Swedish Parishes
 
(write information such as: how old the parish is, interesting facts about the parish, what alternate names it has, or any boundary changes.) <br> {{Infobox Swedish Parishes
| Stift = add here
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| Stift = Karlstad
| Pastorat = add here
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| Pastorat = Mother parish in Högsäter, Järbo, Rännelanda, Lerdal and Råggärd pastorate
| Län = Älvsborg
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| Län = 1634-1997 Älvsborg<br>1998- Västra Götaland
| Landskap =  add here
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| Landskap =  Dalsland
| Härad = add here
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| Härad = Valbo
| Tingslag = add here
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| Tingslag = -1947 Valbo<br>1948-1970 Nordal, Sundal and Valbo<br>1971- Vänersborg
| Domsaga = add here
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| Domsaga = Vänersborg
| Fögderi = add here
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| Fögderi = -1715 Dalsland<br>1716-1945 Sundal<br>1946-1966 Mellerud<br>1967 - Vänersborg
 
| Länsmansdistrikt = add here
 
| Länsmansdistrikt = add here
| Kronofogdedistrikt = add here
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| Kronofogdedistrikt = Älvsborgs län
| Kommun = add here
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| Kommun = 1863-1951 Högsäter<br>1952-1970 Högsäters landskommun<br>1971-1973 Högsäter<br>1974- Färgelanda
| Militär indelning = add here
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| Militär indelning = VESTGÖTA-DALS REGEMENTE<br>Valbo Kompani<br>Extra Soldat-Roteringen
 
}}  
 
}}  
  
=== Place Names: ===
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===Place Names:===
  
 
Alekas under Säter  
 
Alekas under Säter  
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[http://www2.sofi.se/SOFIU/topo1951/_cdweb/ '''Sweden 1951 Place Names Register'''] and the [[Swedish Parish Pages|'''Swedish Parish Pages list''']] in this Wiki will give you searchable lists of places, particularly parishes and the farms within those parishes.
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[http://www.sprakochfolkminnen.se/sprak/namn/ortnamn/ortnamnsregistret/sok-i-registret.html '''Sweden 1951 Place Names Register'''] and the [[Swedish Parish Pages|'''Swedish Parish Pages list''']] in this Wiki will give you searchable lists of places, particularly parishes and the farms within those parishes.
  
 
*'''Surrounding Parishes'''
 
*'''Surrounding Parishes'''
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== Collections ==
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==Collections==
 
===Census Records===
 
===Census Records===
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*[[Sweden Household Examination Records (Husförhörslängder)]]--explanation of this church record which is functionally the census of Sweden.
 
*[[Sweden Household Examination Records (Husförhörslängder)]]--explanation of this church record which is functionally the census of Sweden.
*[https://www.myheritage.com/research/collection-10180/sweden-household-examination-books-1880-1920?s=218489221 Sweden Household Examination Books, 1880 - 1920], ($), index and images. Also on Also on [http://www.arkivdigital.se/search?q=%C3%84lvsborg&commit=search '''Arkiv Digital'''] ($), and [https://sok.riksarkivet.se/digitala-arkiv?Arkivsok=&EndastDigitaliserat=false&Lan=V%C3%A4stra+G%C3%B6talands+l%C3%A4n&Arkivtyp=Kyrkoarkiv&AvanceradSok=False&PageSize=20&typAvLista=Standard '''SVAR'''] ($).
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*[https://www.myheritage.com/research/collection-10180/sweden-household-examination-books-1840-1947 Sweden Household Examination Books, 1840-1947], ($), index and images. Also on [http://www.arkivdigital.se/search?q=%C3%84lvsborg&commit=search '''Arkiv Digital'''] ($), and [https://sok.riksarkivet.se/digitala-arkiv?Arkivsok=&EndastDigitaliserat=false&Lan=V%C3%A4stra+G%C3%B6talands+l%C3%A4n&Arkivtyp=Kyrkoarkiv&AvanceradSok=False&PageSize=20&typAvLista=Standard '''SVAR'''] at Riksarkivet.
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===Church Records===
 
===Church Records===
  
 
====Online Database Church Records====
 
====Online Database Church Records====
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 [https://familysearch.org/locations/ a FamilyHistory Center near you] free of charge.'')  
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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 [https://www.familysearch.org/help/fhcenters/locations/ a FamilyHistory Center near you] free of charge.'')  
:*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1978773?collectionNameFilter=false '''FamilySearch Historical Records'''].  
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:*[https://www.myheritage.com/research/category-Sweden/sweden?s=218489221 '''MyHeritage.com'''] ($),  
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:*{{RecordSearch|1978773|'''Sweden, Älvsborg Church Records, 1642-1897; index 1681-1860'''}} at FamilySearch.
:*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/cardcatalog.aspx#ccat=hc=25&dbSort=1&sbo=1&title=Sweden&keyword=& '''Ancestry.com'''] ($),
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:*[https://www.myheritage.com/research/category-Sweden/sweden-genealogy-vital-records '''MyHeritage.com'''] ($),
:*[http://www.arkivdigital.se/search?q=%C3%84lvsborg&commit=search '''Arkiv Digital'''] ($), and  
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:*[https://www.ancestry.com/search/collections/catalog/?title=Sweden%20Church%20Records '''Ancestry.com'''] ($),
:*[https://sok.riksarkivet.se/digitala-arkiv?Arkivsok=&EndastDigitaliserat=false&Lan=V%C3%A4stra+G%C3%B6talands+l%C3%A4n&Arkivtyp=Kyrkoarkiv&AvanceradSok=False&PageSize=20&typAvLista=Standard '''SVAR'''] ($).
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:*[http://www.arkivdigital.se/search?q=%C3%84lvsborg&commit=search '''Arkiv Digital'''] ($), and
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:*[https://sok.riksarkivet.se/digitala-arkiv?Arkivsok=&EndastDigitaliserat=false&Lan=V%C3%A4stra+G%C3%B6talands+l%C3%A4n&Arkivtyp=Kyrkoarkiv&AvanceradSok=False&PageSize=20&typAvLista=Standard '''SVAR'''] at Riksarkivet.
  
 
====Help Using ArkivDigital: Online Databases for Sweden====
 
====Help Using ArkivDigital: Online Databases for Sweden====
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:These lessons will teach you how to use ArkivDigital:
 
:These lessons will teach you how to use ArkivDigital:
::*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/sweden-an-introduction-to-arkivdigital/886 Sweden: An Introduction to ArkivDigital]
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::*{{LearningCenter2|400|Sweden: An Introduction to ArkivDigital}}
 
::*[https://familysearch.org/ask/learningViewer/67 Use the Full Scope of Arkiv Digital for Swedish Genealogy]<br>
 
::*[https://familysearch.org/ask/learningViewer/67 Use the Full Scope of Arkiv Digital for Swedish Genealogy]<br>
  
====Family History Library Records ====
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====Family History Library Records====
Click [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&placeId=146599&query=%2Bplace%3A%22Sweden%2C%20%C3%84lvsborg%22 '''Sweden, Älvsborg Records'''] for a full listing of microfilmed records (some digitized online) at the Family History Librarythat 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 [https://familysearch.org/locations/ '''Family History Center'''] near you.<br> Click on "Places within Sweden, Älvsborg" and then select your parish.
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Click [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&placeId=146599&query=%2Bplace%3A%22Sweden%2C%20%C3%84lvsborg%22 '''Sweden, Älvsborg Records'''] for a full listing of microfilmed records (some digitized online) at the Family History Librarythat 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 [https://www.familysearch.org/help/fhcenters/locations/ '''Family History Center'''] near you.<br> Click on "Places within Sweden, Älvsborg" and then select your parish.
 
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===Military Records===
 
===Military Records===
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*[[Sweden Military Records]]
 
*[[Sweden Military Records]]
*[http://www.soldatreg.se/sok-soldat/ '''Central Soldiers Register''']  [http://www.ep.liu.se/databases/soldatregister/default.sv.aspx '''Instructions''' ][http://www.ep.liu.se/databases/soldatregister/search.sv.aspx '''Search Engine''']
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*[http://www.soldatreg.se/sok-soldat/ '''Central Soldiers Register''']  [http://www.ep.liu.se/databases/soldatregister/default.sv.aspx '''Instructions'''] [http://www.ep.liu.se/databases/soldatregister/search.sv.aspx '''Search Engine''']
  
=== Related Sources ===
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===Related Sources===
{{Click|Image:Sweden_ORP.png|Sweden Online Genealogy Records}}[[File:Ask the Community Button New Version.jpg|link=FamilySearch Genealogy Research Groups]]
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<div id="fsButtons"><span class="online_records_button">[[Sweden Online Genealogy Records]]</span><span class="community_button">[[FamilySearch Genealogy Research Groups|Ask the <br>Community]]</span></div>
  
 
===Help Reading Swedish Records===
 
===Help Reading Swedish Records===
*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.  
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*[[Swedish Genealogical Word List|This '''Swedish Word List''']] covers typical  terms found in the records.  
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*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.
*[http://swedishgenealogyguide.com/dictionaries/swedish-historical-dictionary-database-shdd '''Swedish Historical Dictionary Database, SHDD''']: This interactive dictionary allows you to enter a word in the search box and receive the translation.  
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*[[Swedish Genealogical Word List|This '''Swedish Word List''']] covers typical  terms found in the records.
*[[Moveable Feast Day Calendar for: Sweden|'''Feast Day Calendar (Moveable)''']] and [[Fixed and Moveable Feast Days for: Sweden|'''Feast Day Lists (Fixed and Moveable)''']] will help you translate dates written in feast day form.  
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*[http://swedishgenealogyguide.com/dictionaries/swedish-historical-dictionary-database-shdd '''Swedish Historical Dictionary Database, SHDD''']: This interactive dictionary allows you to enter a word in the search box and receive the translation.
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*[[Moveable Feast Day Calendar for: Sweden|'''Feast Day Calendar (Moveable)''']] and [[Fixed and Moveable Feast Days for: Sweden|'''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|'''Sweden Names, Personal''']].
 
*Sweden surnames are patronymic and change every generation, so carefully study [[Sweden Names, Personal|'''Sweden Names, Personal''']].
*For help with reading the column headings found in more recent records, see [[Media:Swedenish_Par_Reg_and_Exam_headings.pdf|Swedish Parish Register and Household Exam Roll Headings]].
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*For help with reading the column headings found in more recent records, see [[Media:Swedenish Par Reg and Exam headings.pdf|Swedish Parish Register and Household Exam Roll Headings]].
*Instructions, document examples, and translations are given for [https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/reading-swedish-birth-and-christening-records-1717/1282 '''Reading Swedish Birth and Christening Records 1717'''], [https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/reading-swedish-birth-and-christening-records-1752/1283 '''1752'''], [https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/reading-swedish-birth-and-christening-records-1771/1284 '''1771'''], [https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/reading-swedish-birth-and-christening-records-1792/1285 '''1792'''], [https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/reading-swedish-birth-and-christening-records-1803/1235 '''1803'''], [https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/reading-swedish-birth-and-christening-records-1834/1234 '''1834'''], [https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/reading-swedish-birth-and-christening-records-1854/1233 '''1854'''].
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*Instructions, document examples, and translations are given for [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rMIUyk19Q5Q '''Reading Swedish Birth and Christening Records 1717'''], [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VszQTkluERk '''1752'''], [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VZgh-3v2Vhw '''1771'''], [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KcLdSHQjyu0 '''1792'''], [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MP8xTy-IAPE '''1803'''], [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lcXgfbDIfpM '''1834'''], [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nLS0zRxvbss '''1854'''].
  
 
===Help Reading Old Handwriting===
 
===Help Reading Old Handwriting===
:*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?resultListItem=1&fq=place%3A%22Sweden%22&fq=skill_level%3A%22Beginner%22&fq=subjects_en%3A%22Instruction%20and%20methodology%2FEducation%2F%22 '''Reading Gothic Handwriting for Swedish Genealogy, Lesson 1''']
 
:*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/spelling-and-phonetics-for-swedish-genealogy/1307 '''Spelling and Phonetics for Swedish Genealogy, Lesson 2'''] — Names, dates, and key genealogical words
 
:*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/reading-gothic-handwriting-for-swedish-genealogy-put-it-all-together/1337 '''Reading Gothic Handwriting for Swedish Genealogy: Put It All Together, Lesson 3''']
 
:*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/birth-and-christening-records-for-swedish-genealogy/1223 '''Birth and Christening Records for Swedish Genealogy''']
 
  
*'''Reading Scandinavian Gothic Handwritten Records:''' (free, online lessons at FamilySearch):
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:*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UL0wFoBaCXs '''Reading Gothic Handwriting for Swedish Genealogy, Lesson 1''']
**[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/reading-scandinavian-gothic-handwritten-records-lesson-1-scandinavian-gothic-letters/255 Lesson 1: '''Scandinavian Gothic Letters'''],
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:*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y1yNb4BOIec '''Spelling and Phonetics for Swedish Genealogy, Lesson 2'''] — Names, dates, and key genealogical words
**[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/reading-scandinavian-gothic-handwritten-records-lesson-2-names-words-and-dates/257 Lesson 2:''' Names, Words, and Dates'''], and
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:*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eBN4XbXosGU '''Reading Gothic Handwriting for Swedish Genealogy: Put It All Together, Lesson 3''']
**[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/reading-scandinavian-gothic-handwritten-records-lesson-3-handwritten-records/256 Lesson 3: '''Handwritten Records''']<br>
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:*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ge7vsmb0ngQ '''Birth and Christening Records for Swedish Genealogy''']
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*'''FamilySearch Online Lessons - Reading Scandinavian Handwriting:'''
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**[https://www.familysearch.org/help/helpcenter/lessons/scandinavian-handwriting Scandinavian Handwriting]
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**[https://www.familysearch.org/help/helpcenter/lessons/scandinavian-handwriting-part-3 Scandinavian Handwriting, part 3]
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**''No part 2 available''
  
 
===Help With Research Objectives and Strategies===  
 
===Help With Research Objectives and Strategies===  
 
[[Sweden Research Strategies|'''Sweden Research Strategies''']]
 
[[Sweden Research Strategies|'''Sweden Research Strategies''']]
  
=== References:<br>&nbsp; ===
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===References: &nbsp;===
  
 
Högsäter Husförhörslängd 1836-1840 Ortregister  
 
Högsäter Husförhörslängd 1836-1840 Ortregister  
  
 
[[Category:Parishes_in_Älvsborg_County,_Sweden]]
 
[[Category:Parishes_in_Älvsborg_County,_Sweden]]

Revision as of 11:30, 18 November 2020


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

Högsäter Church

History[edit | edit source]

(write information such as: how old the parish is, interesting facts about the parish, what alternate names it has, or any boundary changes.)

Högsäter Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy
Jurisdictions
Stift Karlstad
Pastorat Mother parish in Högsäter, Järbo, Rännelanda, Lerdal and Råggärd pastorate
Län 1634-1997 Älvsborg
1998- Västra Götaland
Landskap Dalsland
Härad Valbo
Tingslag -1947 Valbo
1948-1970 Nordal, Sundal and Valbo
1971- Vänersborg
Domsaga Vänersborg
Fögderi -1715 Dalsland
1716-1945 Sundal
1946-1966 Mellerud
1967 - Vänersborg
Kommun 1863-1951 Högsäter
1952-1970 Högsäters landskommun
1971-1973 Högsäter
1974- Färgelanda
Militär indelning VESTGÖTA-DALS REGEMENTE
Valbo Kompani
Extra Soldat-Roteringen


Place Names:[edit | edit source]

Alekas under Säter

Baggetorp, Betevik, Björndalen, Björstad, Blålanda, Bodalen, Bodane, Bohagen, Bolkas, Brasäter Norra, Brasäter Södra, Bunetorp, Bäcken, Bäckevarv, Bärby Norra, Bärby Södra, Bön

Dalen under Ekarebol, Dalen under Jordsäter, Dalmaden, Dammarna, Dammkas

Edstena Norra, Edstena Västra, Edstenafors, Ekarebol, Ekeliden, Emaus

Fjällsliden, Fjällsäter

Gatan, Grinden, Grinn (Grindslid), Gruveliden, Grönlanda, Gudhem Mon, Gudhem Nedre, Gudhem Övre

Hasslebräckan, Hasseldalen, Hedene, Holland, Holmen, Hålan, Härsängen, Hästhagen, Högen, Högeström, Höghus, Höjden

Illesäter

Jordsäter, Jutehuset

Kasen under Illesäter, Kasen under Jordsäter, Kasen under Kvarntorp, Kasen under Rösäter, Kavhultet, Kleven under Brasäter, Kleven under Rösäter, Kraketorp, Kråkserud, Kullen, Kvarnkas, Kvarntorp, Kåkshultet

Landa, Lillefors, Lilläng, Ljungkas, Lunnane, Långkas

Mellansjö, Milleryr, Mokas, Mokullen, Mon, Mon Gudhem, Monösäter, Mossekasen, Muggedalen, Muggeliden, Myren under Holmen, Myren under Härsängen, Myrekas

Natteböle under Kråkserud, Natteböle under Nolby, Naverud, Nedre Gudhem, Nolby, Norra Brasäter, Norra Bärby, Norra Edstena, Nybygget

Ragnerud, Rörmyren, Rösäter, Rösätersmon, Rötebol

Salhem, Sandbacken, Sandkasen, Sandmyren, Sjöliden, Skogen, Sollid under Grönlanda,  Sollid under Rösäter, Stakelund, Stenbrohult, Stenkas, Stockemyr, Stommen, Stordalen, Svedkas, Säter, Södra Brasäter, Södra Bärby

Trolldalen

Varängen under Bodane, Varängen under Milleryr, Västra Edsena

Övre Gudhem


Sweden 1951 Place Names Register and the Swedish Parish Pages list in this Wiki will give you searchable lists of places, particularly parishes and the farms within those parishes.

  • 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 Librarythat 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]

Högsäter Husförhörslängd 1836-1840 Ortregister