Gargnäs Parish, Västerbotten, Sweden Genealogy

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Västerbotten County
Gargnäs Parish

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

Gargnäs Church


On January 1, 1962 this parish was created from Sorsele.

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Gargnäs Parish, Västerbotten, Sweden Genealogy
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Place Names

Abmoberg, Ava

Blattniksele, Bockträsk, Brännbacka, Bräskafors, Bure Finsok

Fjällbonäs, Fjällnäs, Forsbacka, Forsnäs

Gargjaur Arjeplogs sn (Gargjaur in Arjeplogs parish), Gargnäs, Gautsträsk se Övre Gautsträsk (Gautsträsk see Upper Gautsträsk ), Gertsjaur, Gillesnuole, Giltjaur, Granbyn lappar (Granbyn Lapps), Grannäs, Grundträsk

Holmfors, Hällnäs



Lomfors, Lomsele, Lomselenäs, Lotträsk

Malåberg, Myrberget

Nedre Sandsele (Lower Sandsele), Nordanås, Norrsele, Norsjön, Nyby

Ran norska (Ran Norweigan), Ranbyn, Risnäs, Rågoliden, Råstrand

Sandsele se Nedre, Övre Sandsele ( Sandsele see Lower (Upper Sandsele)Sandsjön, Sappetnäs, Saxnäs, Skakträsk, Skansnäs, Sorsele, Staggträsk, Stennäs, Stensund, Storholmen

Torviksele, Tväråträsk


Örnäs, Övre Gautsträsk (Upper Gautsträsk), Övre Sandsele (Upper Sandsele )

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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,, and are available at a FamilyHistory Center near you free of charge.)

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Family History Library Records

Click Sweden, Västerbotten Records for a full listing of microfilmed records (some digitized online) at the Family History Librarythat 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, Västerbotten" and then select your parish.

Military Records

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Sorsele parish, Husförhörslängd, 1840-1846, Ort register.