Älvdalen Parish, Kopparberg, Sweden Genealogy

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


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Älvdalen Parish, Kopparberg, Sweden Genealogy
Stift 1586- Västerås
Pastorat 1586- Älvdalen
Län 1631-1640 Kopparberg, 1641-1646 Säter, 1647- Kopparberg
Landskap Dalarna
Härad not applicable
Tingslag -1779 Orsa, Ore and Älvdalen (before mid 1779), 1799-1804 Orsa and Älvdalen, 1805-1947 Älvdals, 1948-1970 Älvdals, Särna and Idre
Domsaga 1687-1875 Östra, later called Österdalarne, 1876-1970 Ovansiljan, 1971- Mora
Fögderi 1720-1966 Ovansiljan, 1967- Mora
Länsmansdistrikt -1917 Älvdals tingslag
Kronofogdedistrikt 1965- Mora
Kommun 1863- Älvdalen
Militär indelning Dal-regementet: Orsa Kompani, Dalregementet: Orsa kompani
FamilySearch I.D. 6372899
NAD Ref Code SE/ULA/12223

Place Names

Blyberg, Brunsberg,
Garberg Norra, Garberg Södra, Gåsvarv,
Karlsarvet, Kittan, Klitten, Kyrkbyn, Kåtilla,
Liden, Loka, Långö Bruk, Lövnäs,
Mjågen, Myckeläng Västra, Myckeläng Östra, Månsta,
Nornäs, Norra Garberg, Näset,
Södra Garerg,
Väsa, Västra Myckeläng,
Ärnäs, Östra Myckeläng.

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

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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.)

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Family History Library Records

Click Sweden, Kopparberg 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, Kopparberg and then select your parish.

Military Records

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Älvdalen parish, Husförhörslängd, 1837-1847, Ort register.

Riksarkivet. "Älvdalen Församling." Nationell ArkivDatabas (NAD). March 2011 http://www.nad.ra.se/