Tannåker Parish, Jönköping, Sweden Genealogy

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

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.)

Tannåker Parish, Jönköping, Sweden Genealogy
Stift Växjö
Pastorat - 1961 Bolmsö, Dannäs and Tannåker, 1962-1973 Forsheda, Torskinge, Kärda, Hånger, Dannäs and Tannåker, 1974- Berga, Vittaryd, Dörarp, Bolmsö and Tannåker
Län -1970 Jönköping, 1971- Kronoberg
Landskap Småland
Härad Västbo
Tingslag add here
Domsaga add here
Fögderi 1720-1945 Västbo, 1946-1970 Reftele, 1971 Ljungby,
Kommun 1863-1951 Tannåker, 1952-1970 Forsheda, 1971 Ljungby,
Militär indelning add here
NAD Ref Code SE/VALA/00370
National Archive SVAR link
Swedish Wikipedia link
SCB Congregation map link
Open Street map link

Place Names [edit | edit source]

Backgården Flahult, Backstugan Roen, Backstugan Stora Tannåker, Björket, Borgen,



Fattigstugan Tannåker, Finnatorp Säteri, Flahult Backegården, Flahult Mellangård, Flahult Västergård, Flahult Östergård, Fällan,

Gatan, Grannahult, Grenadjärtorp # 95 Tanseryd Tannåker Skattegård, Grenadjärtorp # 96 Ärlebo Kvarkhult,

Hallavad, Hytter,

Ledet, Ledstorp, Liden, Lugnet, Lyckan,

Mellangården Skällandsö, Muggebo (Moggebo), Muggebo (Moggebo) Stora,

Norrgården Skällandsö, Norrgården Sunnerö, Norrskog, Nybygget Sunnerö Norrgård, Nöjet,

Roen, Romestad (Romerstad), Rykull,

Skattegården Tannåker, Skogen, Skällandsö Norrgård, Skällandsö Södergård, Sunnerö (Sönnerö)Norrgård, Sunnerö Södergård, Säteriet Finnatorp, Säteriet Stora Tannåker, Söderholm, Sörskog,

Tanseryd Sunnerö Norrgård, Tanseryd Tannåker Skattegård,

Vrå(e)n, Västraskog,


Ärlebo, Ärnanäs (Arnanäs),

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, Jönköping 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, Jönköping" 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]

Jurisdictional Information from: Riksarkivet. "Tannåker Församling." Nationell ArkivDatabas (NAD). June 2012 https://sok.riksarkivet.se/

Tannåker Parish, Husförhörslängd 1840-1847 AI;5, Ort register.