Eda Parish, Värmland, Sweden Genealogy

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

Eda Church
Lersjöns Chapel
Åmotfors Church


Eda Municipality is a municipality in Värmland County in west central Sweden, on the Norwegian border. Its seat is located in the town of Charlottenberg.
The municipal reform of 1971 saw the forming of the present municipality through the uniting of old Eda with Köla and Järnskog.

Eda Parish, Värmland, Sweden Genealogy
Stift Karlstad
Pastorat -1879 Eda was an annex parish in the Köla, Eda, Järnskog and Skillingmarks pastorate, 1879- Eda was its own pastorate
Län -1779 Närke och Värmland, 1779- Värmland
Landskap Värmland
Härad Jösse
Tingslag Jösse
Domsaga 1971- Arvika
Fögderi 1682-1885 Västersysslet, 1886-1917 Jösse, 1918-1945 Västersysslet, 1946-1966 Jösse, 1967- Arvika
Kommun 1863- Eda
Militär indelning NERIKES REGEMENTE, Nya Ordin. Soldat-Roteringen, Jösse Kompani
NAD Ref Code SE/VA/13091
National Archive SVAR link
Swedish Wikipedia link
SCB Congregation map link
Open Street map link

Place Names


Björnberga, Brobacken, Bråten under Norum, By Norra, By Södra


Eda Glasbruk, Emterud Norra, Emterud Södra


Glasbruket Eda

Haga, Hammar, Helgeboda, Helgebodafors, Hulteberg, Håvilsrud, Hög Lilla, Hög Stora

Ingelsrud Norra

Kortlanda, Kyrskogen


Lilla Hög, Långlanda

Morast, Morastfors, Mossen, Mällby

Nedre Adolfsfors, Nolby, Norra By, Norra Emterud, Norra Ingelsrud, Norum

Sjögervål, Stora Hög, Södra By


Vittensten, Västby, Västgården

Åmot, Ås


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, Ancestry.com, and MyHeritage.com 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, Värmland 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, Värmland and then select your parish.

Military Records

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Eda Husförhörslängd 1837-1843 Ortregister