Skien Parish, Telemark, Norway Genealogy

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

Skien Parish
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Len 1599-1660 Bratsberg
Amt 1689-1919 1660-1919: Bratsberg
Fylke 1919-Present Telemark
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Church Records[edit | edit source]

  • Skien clerical district contains parish registers from Skien parish. Included Mælum and Solum until 1738. The Family History Library has microfilm copies of the church books, 1659-1931.


Census Records[edit | edit source]

  • 1664-1666 Clerical Census: This census was taken by the local parish priests. It covers Gjerpen clerical district included Gjerpen parish and Skien 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 local civil authorities. It covers Gjerpen clerical district, including Gjerpen parish and Skien parish. It is on microfilm at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. Scanned images are online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).



  • 1815: A special 1815 census for Skien clerical district exists and is on microfilm at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. Also available online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).


  • 1825: A special 1825 census for Skien clerical district exists and is on microfilm at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. Also available in a searchable database online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).


  • 1835: A special 1835 census for Skien clerical district exists and is on microfilm at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. Also available online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).




  • 1885: A special 1885 census for Skien clerical district exists and is online as a searchable database at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).


  • 1891: The 1891 census for Skien clerical district is available in a searchable database online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).


  • 1900: The 1900 census for Skien clerical district 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 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]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

Skien city district
*1693-1880 Family History Library
*1693-1880 Digitalarkivet

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

Probate Register for Skien 1666-1808 at Digitalarkivet.

Websites[edit | edit source]

Skien genealogical page