Björketorp Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy

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Älvsborg County
Björketorp Parish

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


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Björketorp Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy
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Place Names:

Andersgården, Annestorp, Apelnäs, Assergården, Assertorp

Backa, Baggetomten, Berg, Björboås Lillegården, Björboås Storegården, Björketorp Andersgården, Björketorp Assergården, Björketorp Stommen, Björketorp Svensgården, Björnhult, Bruket Katrinefors, Bråtared Lillegården, Bråtared Storegården, Bugärdet, Bugärdet Gästgivaregården, Bugärdet Lilllegården, Burås, Bårekulla, Börjesgården


Elmås, Eriksmysten

Fattigstugan, Fåreberg Stora, Fåreberg Storegården

Gingsered, Gisslå, Gräsryd

Habäck, Hall, Harås, Hede, Hindås, Häggårdsås, Hällingsjö, Högen, Högsjöhult

Katrinefors bruk, Klippan, Kyrkhult, Kärret

Larsgården, Lillegården Björboås, Lillegården Bråtared, Lillegården Bugärdet, Lillegården Fåreberg, Lillegården Värred, Lönnekulla

Mellangården Rävlanda, Mörtsjönäs


Rogården, Rävlanda Börjesgården, Rävlanda Larsgården, Rävlanda Mellangården, Rävlanda Västergården, Rävlanda Östergården, Röberg

Sandlid, Sjönered, Skogsgärdet, Sundshult, Smedstorp, Smedstorp Säteri,Stenbacka, Stockabäck, Stommen Björketorp,

Storegården Björboås, Storegården Bråtared, Storegården Fåreberg, Svensgården Björketorp, Sönnered

Velingsgärdet,Värred Lillegården, Värred Nedergården, Värred Övergården, Västergården Rävlanda

Östergården, Övregården Värred

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.

  • Surrounding Parishes


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,, and 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, Älvsborg 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, Älvsborg" and then select your parish.

Military Records

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Björketorp Husförhörslängd 1838-1848 Ortregister