Essunga Parish, Skaraborg, Sweden Genealogy

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

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Essunga Municipality is a municipality in Västra Götaland County in western Sweden and its seat is located in the town of Nossebro.
The 1952 municipal reform in Sweden saw the creation of Essunga Municipality out of eight original entities. In 1974 it was dissolved and was a part of Vara Municipality until 1983, when it was reestablished within the boundaries of 1952.

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Place Names

Allmänningen, Anders Mickelsgården Vägatorp

Berget, Bjuggården Vägatorp, Björkebacken, Björkelund, Bredkroken, Broddeberg, Brokulle, Bron, Brännet Lilla under Västergård, Brännet Stora under Holmen

Danielstäppan, Djupsås Lilla, Djupsås Stora, Djursås Kvarn, Dumsåsen, Dunkelmossen, Dymaden

Essunga Gästgivaregården, Essunga Helgesgården, Essunga Kartegården, Essunga Lassagården, Essunga Lars Persgården, Essunga Olof Ersgården, Essunga Prästgården, Essunga Stommen, Essunga Västergården


Gatan under Vägatorp Kronogården, Gatan under Djupsås Stora, Gateberg, Getslätt, Gettorp Våstra, Gettorp Östra, Granbacken, Gråhult, Gråhult eller Djupa gräset, Gråhult under Nilstorp Stora, Grönebotten, Gästgivaregården Essunga

Hagen, Hageltorp Västra, Hageltorp Östra, Hakeholmen, Hallestorp, Heden, Hedenstorp, Helgesgården Essunga, Horsakullen, Huntorp, Högaliden, Högelund under Allmänningen, Högelund under Helgesgården, Högelund under Kartegården, Högelund under Stommen, Högelund Kronolägenhet, Högeåsen

Ingelsbo, Ingemarstorp

Jonsgården Essunga, Jonstorp, Jämnekärr

Karlslund, Kartegården Essunga, Kollsholmen, Kolekullen Lilla, Kolekullen Stora, Kolemossen, Kristinetorp, Krogen, Krogstorp Lilla, Krogstorp Stora, Krogstorp Lilla kvarn, Kronogården Vägatorp, Kvarnen under Djupsås, Kvarnen under Krogstorp Lilla, Kvarnen under Nossebro, Kvarnevad, Kyrkebacken, Källängen

Lammatomten, Lars Persgården Essunga, Lassegården Essunga, Lillestorp

Maberg, Mossen under Berget, Mörlanda

Nilstorp Lilla, Nilstorp Stora, Nils Svensgården, Nordbrobacke, Nordhagen, Nordäng, Nossebro, Nossebro Kvarn, Nybygget under Gråhult, Nöden under Kartegården, Nöden under Lassegården, Nöden under Stommen

Olof Ersgården Essunga

Pederstorpsbacke, Persgården Vägatorp, Planteringshagen, Prästbacken, Prästgården Essunga

Restorp under Djupsås Stora, Restorp under Kronogården, Restorp under Skattegården, Rosenlund, Rudberget, Rännebacken, Rännelund

Skattegården Vägatorp, Skattåsen Lilla, Skattåsen Stora, Skedkulla, Skogen, Spjutstorp, Stallaholm, Stenbacken, Stigsbacken, Stommen Essunga, Stortorpet, Storäng, Stärkelsås, Stötarebo, Sävaboden

Tillfället, Tillfället Lilla, Tittås, Tittås Lilla, Toppa, Torkås under Allmänningen, Torkås under Lassegården, Torkås under Stommen, Tumleberg

Vackrebacke, Vadet under Allmänningen, Vadet under Prästgården, Vinstorp, Vägatorp Anders Mickelsgården, Vägatorp Anders Nilsgården, Vägatorp Kronogärden, Vägatorp Skattegården, Vägatorp Vätergården, Västergården Essunga, Västergården Vägatorp

Åsa, Åsen, Åsgärdet, Åsändan

Ödegården Essunga Östergärdet, Österlund

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.

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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.)

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Family History Library Records

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

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Essunga, Husförhörslängd 1839-1847, Ortregister