Magra Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy

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Älvsborg County
Magra Parish

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


(write information such as: how old the parish is, interesting facts about the parish, what alternate names it has, or any boundary changes.)
Magra Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy
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Place Names:

Ambjörnsgården Borrås, Asmundsgården Ränna, Augmentsgården

Backa, Backen Magra, Berget, Bjuggagården Bjärlanda, Bjärkeliden,  Bjärlanda Bjuggagården, Bjärlanda Båtegården, Bjärlanda Börtegården, Bjärlanda Nedergården, Bjärlanda Uppegården, Björkeblio, Boda, Borrrås Ambjörnsgården, Borrås Augmnetsgården, Bratthall, Båtegården Bjärlanda

Duvered Lilla, Duvered Stora

Ekmaden, Eskekärr Norra, Eskekärr Västra, Eskekärr Östra

Fagerlund, Fattigstugan, Fredriksberg


Hagen, Hallevad, Heden under Magra, Heden under Ränna, Hedetorpet, himmaråsen, Hultet, Håkansgården Magra, Högärdet


Kartegården Magra, Kristineberg, Krogen, Kvarntorpet

Lerbäcken, Liden, Lilla Duvered, Lunnamader

Magra Backen, Magra Håkansgården, Magra Kantegården, Magra Skattegården, Magra Stom, Mörlanda Nordgården, Mörlanda Västergården, Morlanda Östergården

Nedergården Bjärlanda, Nordgården Mörlanda, Norra Eskekärr, Nybygget, Nyhemman


Ränna Asmundsgården, Ränna Skattegården

Skattegården Magra, Skattegården Ränna, Snickarebo, Starheden, Stommen Magra, Stora Duvered, Säteriet Upplo


Ulriksdal, Uppegården Bjärlanda, Upplo Säteri

Västergården Mörlanda, Västra Eskekärr

Äskekärr see Eskekärr

Ödegärdet, Östergården Mörlanda, Östra Eskekärr

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,, 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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Magra Husförhörsläng 1834-1844 Ortregister