Sauherad (Saude) Parish, Telemark, Norway Genealogy

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Guide to Sauherad, Norway ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, and military records.

Sauherad (Saude) Parish
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Church Records[edit | edit source]

  • Sauherad clerical district contains parish registers from the parishes Sauherad (Saude) and Nes. Those from 1649-1912 are available on microfilm at the Family History Library.

  • The following church books are online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).

Census Records[edit | edit source]

  • 1664-1666 Clerical Census: This census was taken by the local parish priests. It covers Sauherad clerical district and includes Nes parish and Saude (Sauherad) parish. It is on microfilm at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. Scanned images are online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).

  • 1664-1666 Civil Census: This census was taken by the civil authorities. It covers Sauherad clerical district and includes Nes parish and Saude (Sauherad) parish. It is on microfilm at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. Scanned images are online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).

  • 1782: A special 1782 census for Sauherad clerical district, included Nes parish and Saude (Sauherad) parish, exists and a searchable database used to be available online at Digitalakrivet (Digital Archives), but was removed when the website was changed. When they re-add it a link will be provided here.




  • 1900: The 1900 census for Sauheradclerical district and included Nes parish and Saude (Sauherad) parish. It is on microfilm at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. Also available in a searchable database online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).

  • 1910: The 1910 census for Sauherad is available in a searchable database online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).

Court Records[edit | edit source]

Land Records[edit | edit source]

Farm Books[edit | edit source]

Kirkeby, Birger,Bygdebok for Sauherad, gards og ættesoge, Sayherad, 1980-1988. A genealogy of the people and their farms in Sauherad in Telemark county, Norway. FHL 948.27/S6 D2s A farm name index to this book is found in the following link. File:948.27-S6 D2s - SAUHERAD.pdf

Farm Names[edit | edit source]

The farm number and name of the farms listed in Oluf Rygh Farm Name Index in about 1900 were as follows:

5 Aanaas 9 Aase 59 Aasjordet 60 Akkerhaugen 36 Angaard 28 Arud

63 Baanhus 39 Bolaakeren 27 Bolvik 56 Bonkholt 2 Braakensrud 48 Braarud

10 Dale 44 Dale 58 Deilrind 2 Dragkaasa

61 Edingsaas Midgaard 27 Eidang

19 Farvolden 28 Flaata 62 Flaatene 15 Flathus 53 Flathus lille

35 Gaathaug 51 Gripenstad

27 Hagen 52 Haug 31 Haugholt 39 Haukedalen 2 Haukevik 16 Hegna 56 Hegna 59 Hegna 63 Hestaas 37 Hjukse 47 Hofsrud 38 Hogsrud 4 Holta 63 Holtan 25 Holte 10 Holterydningen 9 Holtet 7 Hvaala nedre 45 Hvannes 35 Hyni 41 Hæm

36 Ingulsrud

56 Johanskaas

18 Kaasa 43 Kaasa 59 Kaasa 34 Kallejord 26 Kiken 29 Kleiverud 16 Klev 46 Klever 55 Kuslungen

3 Landsværk 2 Lien 36 Lien 58 Linneflaata 27 Lystang 41 Løkken 44 Løkken 12 Løvold vestre

4 Mjaagekjønstykket 8 Moen 45 Moen

45 Neset 17 Noragutu 4 Nykaas og Veien

1 Ottersnes

58 Pilebakke 6 Pinknap 50 Pladsene 49 Præstegaarden

46 Ramsvik 54 Rinde 14 Rogholt 44 Rui 4 Ryntvet 32 Røstet

54 Sauer vestre 50 Sauer østre 9 Skeiet 57 Skobba 35 Skogen 9 Skotbakken 11 Smedsvaalen 24 Stenningen 18 Sunde lille 21 Sundsvaala 16 Svalestuen 30 Sørgaarden

56 Tangen 33 Teigen og Jønsi 23 Tveiten 22 Tveiten lille

40 Uleberg

2 Valenes 57 Vegem Midgaard 64 Vilhus Skov 27 Voltvet

20 Øen 61 Øen

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

Nedre Telemark judicial district
*1667-1834 Family History Library
*1667-1834 Digitalarkivet

Telemark and Bamble deanery
*1696-1806 Family History Library
*1696-1806 Digitalarkivet

References[edit | edit source]

Oluf Rygh: Norwegian Farm Names