Holmön Parish, Västerbotten, Sweden Genealogy

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

Holmön Church


Holmön parish was broken out of Umeå county parish as chapel parish 1802. On August 24, 1923, the parish was considered an annex parish.

The parish was part of a pastorate with Umeå county parish (mother parish) 1802-1834 and from 1835 be part of a pastorate with Sävars parish (mother parish).

The parishes of Holmön and Sävar were part of a church community that was added in 1933 and which from 1977 also included a common economy. The documents of the church community are recorded in Sävar's church archives.

Holmön Parish, Västerbotten, Sweden Genealogy
Stift -1904 Härnösand, 1904- Luleå
Pastorat -1820 Umeå lands
Län Västerbotten
Landskap Västerbotten
Härad add here
Tingslag 923-1964 Umeå domsagas, 1965-1970 Västerbottens södra domsagas
Domsaga 1923-1964 Umeå, 1965-1970 Västerbottens södra, 1971-1973 Umebygdens tingsrätts, 1974- Umeå tingsrätts
Fögderi -1946 Umeå
Kommun 1923-1973 Holmön, 1974- Umeå
Militär indelning add here

Place Names

There are no records of villages listed only names of people.

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.

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Census Records

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 a FamilyHistory Center near you free of charge.)

Help Using ArkivDigital: Online Databases for Sweden

These lessons will teach you how to use ArkivDigital:

Family History Library Records

Click Sweden, Västerbotten 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, Västerbotten" and then select your parish.

Military Records

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For history, refer to Riksarkivet Holmön Kyrkoarkiv under "Visa historik för Holmöns kyrkoarkiv".

Holmön parish, Husförhörslängd, 1830-1850.