Lövånger Parish, Västerbotten, Sweden Genealogy

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Lövånger Parish

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

Lovanger Church


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Lövånger Parish, Västerbotten, Sweden Genealogy
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Place Names


Bodan, Bissjön, Bjurön, Blacke, Bodan, Bratttjern, Brattås, Broträsk, Boränge, Böle

Daglösten, Djeknesjön


Fattigstugan, Fjällbodan, Fjälbyn, Fällan

Gammelbyn, Grubbedal, Gärde

Hökmark, Hötjärn

Krigsfolk, Kräkånger, Kyrkostaden, Kåsböle

Mångbyn, Mårtensboda

Nolbyn, Noret, Näset



Selet, Stafvattenstjern, Svarttjärn


Vallen, Veobmark (Inre/Yttre)


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

  • 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.)

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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 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, Västerbotten" and then select your parish.

Military Records

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Lövånger parish, Husförhörslängd, 1842-1846, Ort register.