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Talgøy (Talgje) Parish, Rogaland, Norway Genealogy

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

Talgøy (Talgje) Parish
Stift/Bispedømme/Diocese add here
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Len 1599-1660 Stavanger
Amt 1689-1919 1662-1682: Stavanger stiftamt,
1682-1919: Stavanger amt
Fylke 1919-Present Rogaland
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Prestegjeld Finnø
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Tinglag Finnø
Fogderi Ryfylke
Sorenskriveri Ryfylke
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Church Records[edit | edit source]

Talgje kyrkje.jpg

Talgøy (Talgje) is a parish in Finnøy clerical district. Records begin in 1673.

Microfilms at the Family History Library cover the years:  See FamilySearch Catalog for full details and microfilm numbers.

  • Christenings (Døbte): 1673-1916
  • Introductions (Introduserte): 1673-1709, 1727-1733, 1746-1816
  • Absolutions (Absolverte): 1673-1709, 1717-1732, 1735-1746, 1790-1795
  • Confirmations (Konfirmerte): 1738-1888
  • Banns (Lysninger): 1735-1746, 1799-1845
  • Engagements (Trolovede): 1673-1709, 1727-1728, 1732, 1735-1798
  • Marriages (Viede): 1673-1709, 1717-1916
  • Stillborn (Dødfødte): 1847-1878, 1885, 1891,1901
  • Burials (Begravede): 1673-1709, 1715-1716, 1718-1846, 1879-1916
  • Vaccinations (Vaksinerte): 1812-1818

Digital images of the church books are available at Digitalarkivet.

Census Records[edit | edit source]

This census was taken by the local parish priests. It lists the name of the farms, names of farm owners (including widows), the sons of the farm owners, male farm hands, cottagers and their sons, and the ages of each person. There was another census taken by the civil authorities at this same time. Both censuses should be searched as they supplement each other. This clerical census is more complete.

1663-1666 Census for Stavanger district Database

The census of 1701 was taken for military purposes. It lists only the males living in rural districts who were over the age of one year. It includes the farm name, name and age of the owner, names and ages of sons and servants. May also include the residence of a male servant if he came from a different clerical district.

Manntallet 1701 for Stavanger amt Database

The 1801 census (b. 38) for Finnøy clerical district includes Finnøy (Hesby), Talgøy (Talgje), and Hesby parishes. It lists the farm name, person's name, position in the household, age, marital status, and occupation.

1801-telling for Findøe Database

This census contains the persons name, residence, status in the family, occupation, sex, martial status, place of birth, age, religion if not a member of the state church, and other miscellaneous information. Each book usually contains one clerical district (prestegjeld). In some books there are two clerical districts recorded. The parishes and school districts in each clerical district are listed at the beginning of each book.

1865-telling for Finnø Database

This 1875 census contains the persons name, whether resident or temporary resident, those absent from the parish and their location at the time of the census, position in the family, occupation, sex, marital status, year of birth, place of birth, religion if not a member of the state church, and other miscellaneous information

1875-teljinga for Finnø Database

This census contains the persons name, sex, whether resident or temporary resident, those absent from the parish and their location at the time of the census, position in the family, marital status, occupation, year of birth, place of birth, citizenship, religion, and other miscellaneous information.

1900-telling for Finnø Database

Court Records[edit | edit source]

  • 1616-1701 The court records contain reports of civil and criminal actions, including the allodial rights, "odelssaker". You will find names, dates, places, and relationships in these records. The records have no indexes, therefore require time to study. They are excellent sources for genealogical research and at times you can find entire families through several generations. These records must be used in conjunction with the mortgage records, probate records, or other records.

Land Records[edit | edit source]

  • 1670-1910: These mortgage records give information about real estate, conveyances, mortgages, and other transactions of properties. Contracts, agreements, and deeds are also recorded in these books. The panteregisters are extracts of these records. Digitised Real Estate Registers at Digitalarkivet.

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

For 1666-1795 the probates are in the combined Ryfylke and Karmsund judicial district.
For 1786-1876 they are found in Ryfylke judicial district.
The clerical probates for 1729-1807 are found in Ryfylke deanery deanery. `

Availability[edit | edit source]

Ryfylke og Karmsund judicial district
*1666-1795 Family History Library
*1666-1795 Digitalarkivet
*1666-1788 Probate card indexes sorted by farm name Digitalarkivet

Ryfylke judicial district
*1786-1876 Family History Library
*1786-1876 Digitalarkivet

Ryfylke deanery
*1786-1807 Clerical probate records Family History Library
*1786-1807 Digitalarkivet.

Farm Book[edit | edit source]

History and genealogy of the Toreson family of Sør-Talgje in Rogaland, Norway. Includes histories and genealogies of related families on other farms in Rogaland county, ca. 900 to ca. 1600.

Farm Names[edit | edit source]

39 Eide nedre

41 Gar

44 Hanesand nedre, 40 Hovde

42 Meling

37 Runestad

36 Æraas

43 Østebø

References[edit | edit source]

Oluf Rygh: Norwegian Farm Names