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Värsås Parish, Skaraborg, Sweden Genealogy

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Guide to '''Värsås Parish, Sweden ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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=== History ===
=== Place Names ===
Allmänningstorp<br> <br>  Baståsen, Bengtstorp, Björkelund, Björkåsen, Björstorp, Bohus, Borgen, Brittenäs, Brogården Djursätra, Brontorp, Brontorps Skans, Brumstorp Hulegården, Brumstorp Mellangården, Brumstorp Nordgården, Brumstorp Sörgården, Brunnsgården Djursätra<br><br>  Djurström, Djursätra Brogården, Djursätra Brunnsgården, Djursätra Prästgården, Djursätra Skattegården, Djursätra Storegården, Djursätra Västergården<br><br>  Esbjörntorp<br><br>  Fagerberg, Fagerlund, Fallet (hemman), Fallet under Brontorp, Fattigstugan<br><br>  Gudmundstorp<br><br>  Hagen, Hulagården Brumstorp, Hästhagen<br><br>  Intagan<br><br>  Johanneberg, Jonstorp<br><br>  Kivenabeen, Klockaretorp, Korphult, Krogen, Kungsliden, Kustorp, Kyrkebråten<br><br>  Larstorp, Ledet, Ledet under Bronstorp, Liahult, Lilla Värsås, Lillegården Värsås, Lybeck, Löfåsen<br><br>  Medskog, Mellangården Brumstorp, Månstorp<br><br>  Nordgården Brumstorp, Nybygget underBrumstorp Hulegården<br><br>  Ormbacken<br><br>  Perekullen, Perstorp, Prästgården Djursätra<br><br>  Rom, Råstock<br><br>  Sjudaretorp, Skans Brontorp, Skattegården Djusätra, Skattegården Värsås, Skolhuset, Slotten, Spänget, Stenbäcken, Stenporten, Stommen, Storegården Djursätra, Storslätten, Svenaskogen (Svensskogen) Svensbacken, Svenstorp, Sörgården Brumstorp, Sörgården Värsås<br><br>  Timaden, Torbjörnstorp, Trädgårdstorpet, Tästaryd<br><br>  Vallhall, Värsås Lilla, Väsrås Lillegården, Värsås Skattegården, Värsås Stom, Värsås Sörgården, Västergården Djursätra<br><br>
To see what kind of place it is you will need a [[Sweden: Gazetteers|Swedish Gazetteer]]. Ängastugan, Ässet<br> <br>
*'''Surrounding Parishes'''Ödegärdet, Ödegärdet under Djurström, Örjanstorp
=== Collections ===To see what kind of place it is you will need a [[Sweden: Gazetteers|Swedish Gazetteer]]. <br>
(write information about the different collections, or tips on using them) *'''Surrounding Parishes'''
*'''Church Records'''<br>
<br> == Collections =====Census Records===*[[Sweden Household Examination Records (Husförhörslängder)]]--explanation of this church record which is functionally the census of Sweden.*[ Sweden Household Examination Books, 1880 - 1920], ($), index and images. Also on [ ''''''], ($), [ '''Arkiv Digital'''] ($), and [ '''SVAR'''] at Riksarkivet.===Church Records===
====Online Database Church Records====The easiest way to access the Swedish Church Records is through the internet, using these five sites (see links to specific collections below). Four of these sites require a subscription for access. ('''''ArkivDigital''', '''''', and '''''' are available at [ a FamilyHistory Center near you] free of charge.'') :*{{RecordSearch|1978775|'''Court Sweden, Skaraborg Church Records, 1612-1921; index 1625-1860'''}} at FamilySearch. :*[ ''''''] ($), :*[ ''''''] ($), :*[ '''Arkiv Digital'''] ($), and :*[ '''SVAR'''] at Riksarkivet.
====Help Using ArkivDigital: Online Databases for Sweden====:These lessons will teach you how to use ArkivDigital:::*{{LearningCenter2|400|Sweden: An Introduction to ArkivDigital}}::*[ Use the Full Scope of Arkiv Digital for Swedish Genealogy]<br>
*====Family History Library Records ====Click [ '''Military Sweden, Skaraborg 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. <br>Click on "Places within Sweden, Skaraborg and then select your parish.<br>
<br> ===Military Records===*[[Sweden Military Records]]*[ '''Central Soldiers Register'''] [ '''Instructions''' ][ '''Search Engine''']
=== Related Sources ===
{{Click|Image:Sweden_ORP.png|Sweden Online Genealogy Records}}[[File:Ask the Community Button New Version.jpg|link=FamilySearch Genealogy Research Groups]]
===Help Reading Swedish Records===*You do not have to be fluent in Swedish to read these records! They have a limited vocabulary: mother, father, born, bride, groom, married, etc. The rest of the content will be names, dates, and places, which do not need translation. *[[Swedish Genealogical Word List|This '''DigitalSwedish Word List''']] covers typical terms found in the records. *[ '''Swedish Historical Dictionary Database, SHDD''']: This interactive dictionary allows you to enter a word in the search box and receive the translation. <br> *[[Moveable Feast Day Calendar for: Sweden|'''Feast Day Calendar (Moveable)''']] and [[Fixed and Moveable Feast Days for: Sweden|'''Feast Day Lists (Fixed and Moveable)''']] will help you translate dates written in feast day form. *Sweden surnames are patronymic and change every generation, so carefully study [[Sweden Names, Personal|'''Sweden Names, Personal''']].*For help with reading the column headings found in more recent records, see [[Media:Swedenish_Par_Reg_and_Exam_headings.pdf|Swedish Parish Register and Household Exam Roll Headings]].*Instructions, document examples, and translations are given for [ '''Reading Swedish Birth and Christening Records 1717'''], [ '''1752'''], [ '''1771'''], [ '''1792'''], [ '''1803'''], [ '''1834'''], [ '''1854'''].
===Help Reading Old Handwriting===:*[ '''PrintedReading Gothic Handwriting for Swedish Genealogy, Lesson 1'''] :*[ '''Spelling and Phonetics for Swedish Genealogy, Lesson 2'''] — Names, dates, and key genealogical words:*[ '''Reading Gothic Handwriting for Swedish Genealogy: Put It All Together, Lesson 3''']:*[ '''Birth and Christening Records for Swedish Genealogy''']
*'''Reading Scandinavian Gothic Handwritten Records:''' (free, online lessons at FamilySearch):**{{LearningCenter2|58|Lesson 1: '''Scandinavian Gothic Letters'''}}, **{{LearningCenter2|59|Lesson 2: '''Names, Words, and Dates'''}}, and **{{LearningCenter2|60|Lesson 3: '''Handwritten Records'''}}<br>
=== Societies Help With Research Objectives and Libraries Strategies===[[Sweden Research Strategies|'''Sweden Research Strategies''']]
=== References ===
Värsås, Husförhörslängd 1833-1843, Ortregister
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