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=== Church Records  ===
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Guide to '''Soma, Norway ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, and military records
  
Records begin in 1691 for {{FHL|182772|title-id|disp=Høyland clerical district}} contains priest and sexton records for [[Høyland, Norway|Høyland]] parish with Sviland chapel, Sandnes and Soma. [[Sandnes, Norway|Sandnes]] became its own parish in 1880 and its own clerical distric in 1914. [[Soma,_Norway|Soma]] was discontinued in 1839 and was from then on included in Høyland parish. These records are available on microfilm at the Family History Library.
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{{Infobox Norwegian Parishes
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| title = Soma Parish
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| Stift/Bispedømme/Diocese = add here
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| Prosti = add here
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| Len 1599-1660 = Stavanger
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| Amt 1689-1919 = 1662-1682: Stavanger stiftamt, <br>1682-1919: Stavanger amt
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| Fylke 1919-Present = Rogaland
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| Region = add here
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| Prestegjeld = Høiland
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| Kommune = add here
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| Skifteretten = add here
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| Tinglag = Høiland
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| Fogderi = Jæderen og Dalene
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| Sorenskriveri = Jæderen
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| Skipreide = add here
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}}
  
Digital images of the church books are online at Digitalarkivet.
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=== Church Records  ===
 
 
*[http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:kb_read?idx_fylke=11&idx_kommune=H%F8yland+prgj&idx_kilde=Alle&idx_periode=&idx_textsearch=&js=j Høyland: 1691-1732, 1734-1758, 1784-1936]
 
 
 
*[http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:kb_read?idx_fylke=11&idx_kommune=H%F8yland+prgj%2C+H%F8yland+sokn&idx_kilde=Alle&idx_periode=&idx_textsearch=&js=j Høyland / Høyland: 1825-1841, 1854-1886, 1889-1924]
 
 
 
*[http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:kb_read?idx_fylke=11&idx_kommune=H%F8yland+prgj%2C+H%F8yland%2C+Soma+sokn&idx_kilde=Alle&idx_periode=&idx_textsearch=&js=j Høyland / Høyland, Soma: 1841-1856]
 
  
*[http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:kb_read?idx_fylke=11&idx_kommune=H%F8yland+prgj%2C+Soma+sokn&idx_kilde=Alle&idx_periode=&idx_textsearch=&js=j Høyland / Soma: 1825-1841] <br>
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*Records begin in 1691 for {{FHL|182772|title-id|disp=Høyland}} clerical district contains priest and sexton records for [[Høyland, Norway|Høyland]] parish with Sviland chapel, Sandnes and Soma. [[Sandnes, Norway|Sandnes]] became its own parish in 1880 and its own clerical distric in 1914. [[Soma,_Norway|Soma]] was discontinued in 1839 and was from then on included in Høyland parish. These records are available on microfilm at the Family History Library. <br> <br>
  
*[http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:kb_read?idx_fylke=11&idx_kommune=H%F8yland+prgj%2C+H%F8yland%2C+Sandnes+sokn&idx_kilde=Alle&idx_periode=&idx_textsearch=&js=j Høyland / Høyland, Sandnes: 1878-1888]
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*Digital images of the church books are online at [https://media.digitalarkivet.no/en/kb/browse?counties%5B%5D=11&clerical_parishes%5B%5D=1123P&start_year=&end_year=&text= Digitalarkivet] (Digital Archives).
  
 
=== Census Records  ===
 
=== Census Records  ===
  
'''1664-1666 Census (Manntall)'''
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See [[Høyland Parish, Rogaland, Norway Genealogy|Høyland]]
 
 
[https://beta.familysearch.org/s/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog.familysearch.org%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F394727&hash=Z2%252BVq1TxSXIBQIJDbkvdUCWyCJM%253D Sogneprestenes manntall 1664-1666] Microfilm
 
 
 
This census was taken by the local parish priests. It lists the name of the farms, names of farm owners (including widows), the sons of the farm owners, male farm hands, cottagers and their sons, and the ages of each person. There was another census taken by the civil authorities at this same time. Both censuses should be searched as they supplement each other. This clerical census is more complete.
 
 
 
[https://beta.familysearch.org/s/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog.familysearch.org%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F400225&hash=Z2%252BVq1TxSXIBQIJDbkvdUCWyCJM%253D Fogdernes og sorenskrivernes manntall 1664-1666] Microfilm
 
 
 
This census was taken by the local civil authorities. It lists the names of the farms, farmowners (including widows), sons of farm owners, male farm hands, cottagers and sons of cottagers and the age of each person. The clerical authorities took a census during this same time period. Both censuses should be used as they supplement each other. The clerical census is more complete.
 
 
 
[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/webcens.exe?slag=visbase&filnamn=bd15MT60&spraak=n&metanr=1275 Manntall 1663-66 for Stavanger amt I] Database
 
 
 
*'''1701 Census (Manntall)'''
 
 
 
[https://beta.familysearch.org/s/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog.familysearch.org%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F356647&hash=Z2%252BVq1TxSXIBQIJDbkvdUCWyCJM%253D Manntall 1701 Høyland] Microfilm
 
 
 
The census of 1701 was taken for military purposes. It lists only the males living in rural districts who were over the age of one year. It includes the farm name, name and age of the owner, names and ages of sons and servants. Also includes the residence of all unmarried males living away from home when the census was taken.
 
 
 
[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/webcens.exe?slag=visbase&filnamn=1701stav&spraak=e&metanr=2280 Manntallet 1701 for Stavanger amt] Database
 
 
 
*'''1801 Census (Folketellingen)'''
 
 
 
[https://beta.familysearch.org/s/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog.familysearch.org%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F496156&hash=Z2%252BVq1TxSXIBQIJDbkvdUCWyCJM%253D Folketellingen den 1ste februar 1801 for Høyland] Microfilm
 
 
 
The 1801 census (b. 38) for Høyland clerical district includes [[Høyland, Norway|Høyland]] [[Soma,_Norway|Soma]], and [[Sandnes, Norway|Sandnes]] parishes. It lists the farm name, person's name, position in the household, age, marital status, and occupation.
 
 
 
[http://www.digitalarkivet.no/cgi-win/webcens.exe?slag=visbase&filnamn=f18011123&spraak=n&metanr=315 1801-telling for Høyland] Database
 
 
 
'''1815 Census (Folketelling)'''
 
 
 
[https://beta.familysearch.org/s/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog.familysearch.org%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F637408&hash=Z2%252BVq1TxSXIBQIJDbkvdUCWyCJM%253D Høyland] Microfilm
 
 
 
The 1815 census of Høyland clerical district includes [[Sandnes, Norway|Sandnes]]. It lists the farm name, persons name, and age.
 
 
 
*'''1865 Census (Folketellingen)'''
 
 
 
[https://beta.familysearch.org/s/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog.familysearch.org%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F256754&hash=Z2%252BVq1TxSXIBQIJDbkvdUCWyCJM%253D Høyland] Microfilm
 
 
 
This census contains the persons name, residence, status in the family, occupation, sex, martial status, place of birth, religion if not a member of the state church, and other miscellaneous information. Each book usually contains one clerical district (prestegjeld). In some books there are two clerical districts recorded. The parishes and school districts in each clerical district are listed at the beginning of each book.
 
 
 
[http://www.digitalarkivet.no/cgi-win/webcens.exe?slag=visbase&filnamn=f61123&spraak=n&metanr=645 1865-telling for Høiland] Database
 
 
 
*'''1875 Census (Folketellingen)'''
 
 
 
[https://beta.familysearch.org/s/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog.familysearch.org%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F417206&hash=Z2%252BVq1TxSXIBQIJDbkvdUCWyCJM%253D Folketellingen for kongeriket Norge den 31te desember 1875 for Høyland] Microfilm
 
 
 
This 1875 census contains the persons name, whether resident or temporary resident, those absent from the parish and their location at the time of the census, position in the family, occupation, sex, marital status, year of birth, place of birth, religion if not a member of the state church, and other miscellaneous information.
 
 
 
[http://www.digitalarkivet.no/cgi-win/webcens.exe?slag=visbase&filnamn=f71123&spraak=n&metanr=5338 1875-teljinga for Høiland] Database
 
 
 
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*'''1900 Census (Folketellingen)'''
 
 
 
[https://beta.familysearch.org/s/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog.familysearch.org%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F384450&hash=Z2%252BVq1TxSXIBQIJDbkvdUCWyCJM%253D Folketellingen for Norge den 3dje desember 1900 for Høyland] Microfilm
 
 
 
This census contains the persons name, whether resident or temporary resident, those absent from the parish, and their location at the time of the census, position in the family, marital status, occupation, date of birth, place of birth, citizenship, religion, and other miscellaneous information.
 
 
 
[http://www.digitalarkivet.no/cgi-win/webcens.exe?slag=visbase&filnamn=f01123&spraak=n&metanr=1029 1900-telling for Høiland] Database
 
 
 
*'''1910 Census (Folketellingen]'''
 
 
 
[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/] Countdown for the release of the 1910 census database.
 
  
 
=== Court Records  ===
 
=== Court Records  ===
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Aurenes, Ola, {{FHL|35932|title-id|disp="''Høyland gards- og ættesoge gjennom 400 år, 1500-1900''"}}, [S.l.]: Utgjeven ved Høyland kommune, [1952] 948.31/H1 D2a FHL Intl Book  
 
Aurenes, Ola, {{FHL|35932|title-id|disp="''Høyland gards- og ættesoge gjennom 400 år, 1500-1900''"}}, [S.l.]: Utgjeven ved Høyland kommune, [1952] 948.31/H1 D2a FHL Intl Book  
  
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Latest revision as of 18:03, 25 April 2020

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

Soma Parish
Jurisdictions
Stift/Bispedømme/
Diocese
add here
Prosti add here
Len 1599-1660 Stavanger
Amt 1689-1919 1662-1682: Stavanger stiftamt,
1682-1919: Stavanger amt
Fylke 1919-Present Rogaland
Region add here
Prestegjeld Høiland
Kommune add here
Skifteretten add here
Tinglag Høiland
Fogderi Jæderen og Dalene
Sorenskriveri Jæderen
Skipreide add here


Church Records[edit | edit source]

  • Records begin in 1691 for Høyland clerical district contains priest and sexton records for Høyland parish with Sviland chapel, Sandnes and Soma. Sandnes became its own parish in 1880 and its own clerical distric in 1914. Soma was discontinued in 1839 and was from then on included in Høyland parish. 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[edit | edit source]

See Høyland

Court Records[edit | edit source]

Land Records[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

1666-1822: Probate records will be in the Jæren og Dalane judicial district.

1823-1896: Probate records will be in the Jæren judicial district.

1823-1896: Clerical probate records will be in the Jæren Deanery.

The probate records usually contain the date of probate, name of the deceased, names of heirs, guardians and trustees, inventory lists, land and holdings, and other miscellaneous information.


Farm Book[edit | edit source]

Local history and genealogy. Part of a projected series.

Aurenes, Ola, "Høyland gards- og ættesoge gjennom 400 år, 1500-1900", [S.l.]: Utgjeven ved Høyland kommune, [1952] 948.31/H1 D2a FHL Intl Book