Ragunda Parish, Jämtland, Sweden Genealogy

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

Ragunda Old Church
Ragunda New Church

History[edit | edit source]

Ragunda Municipality is a municipality in Jämtland County in northern Sweden and its seat is in Hammarstrand.
The present municipality was formed in 1974, when old Ragunda Municipality was united with the municipalities of Fors and Stugun.
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Ragunda Parish, Jämtland, Sweden Genealogy
Jurisdictions
Stift -1647 Uppsala ärke, 1647- Härnösand
Pastorat Ragunda
Län 1645-1654 Härnösands län, 1655-1762 Gävleborg, 1762-1810 Västernorrland, 1810- Jämtland
Landskap Jämtland
Härad not applicable
Tingslag -1741 Jämtlands domsaga, 1741- Ragunda
Domsaga 1680-1811 Jämtland, 1812-1878 Norra Jämtland, 1879- Jämtlands östra
Fögderi add here
Kommun add here
Militär indelning Jemtlands Hästjägare-Corps', Jemtlands Fältjägare-Corps'


Place Names[edit | edit source]

Ammer,

Böle,

Döviken,

Gevåg, Gisselgård,

Hammaren, Hammarsgård, Ho,

Krokvåg, Krokvåg eller Krångede, Krångede, Kullsta, Kånkbacken, Köttsjön,

Lien,

Munsåker,

Näset,

Pålgård,

Selet, Selsålandet, Skogen,

Torsgård,

Öster Döviken, Överammer,

Prästbordet,

Försvarslösa ( defenseless people), Fattighjon (Destitute people),

Sockenhantverkare (craftsmen in the parish)


To see what kind of place it is you will need a Swedish Gazetteer.

  • 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, 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]

Help Reading Old Handwriting[edit | edit source]

Help With Research Objectives and Strategies[edit | edit source]

Sweden Research Strategies


References[edit | edit source]

Ragunda parish, Husförhörslängd 1849-1855, AI;4, Ort register.

Jurisdictional information from: Riksarkivet, “Ragundas församling”, at Nationell ArkivDatabas (NAD). March 2012.