Skephult Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy

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Skephult Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy
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Place Names:

Backen, Björkelund, Björkesbacken, Björkåsen, Björnholmen, Björnåsen, Björstorp, Bläshult, Borghult Nedregården, Borghult Övregården, Botten, Brobacken, Buared, Bäckabo

Dalen, Dängevik

Ekåsen under Backen, Ekåsen under Högsshult, Ekåsen under Skepphult, Enåsen

Fagergrenstorp, Fagerhult, Freared, Furlund, Furusten, Fäbrohult

Granbacken, Gunseryd

Hagen, Hederna under Borghult Nedregården, Hederna under Högshult Övregården, Hunnaryd, Hässlehult Nedregården, Hässlehult Övregården, Hästhagen under Backen, Hästhagen under Skepphult, Högelid, Högshult Nedregården, Högshult Övregården

Kalvhagen, Klockaregården, Kolabotten, Källebergshed, Källekullen, Källekärr, Källsholm, Kärret

Lammåsen, Lindåsen, Nakersjö, Nedregården Borghult, Nedregården Hässlehult, Nedregården Högshult, Nedregården Skappared, Nybo, Nyhemmet, Näset


Sjölyckan, Skeppared Nedregården, Skeppared Västergården, Skeppared Övregården, Skepphult, Skepphult Klockaregården, Skårhult, Stamhult, Svedjan, Svenstorp


Vällingebacka, Vännered, Västergården Skeppared

Åsen under Backen, Åsen under Dängevik, Åsen under Skeppared Västergården, Åstorp

Övregården Borghult, Övregården Hässlehult, Övregården Högshult, Övregården Skeppared

To see what kind of place it is you will need a Swedish Gazetteer.

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  • Military Records

A book entitled "Soldater i Skephults socken" has been written by Britt Hagman.  It is about soldiers in the Royal Elfsborg Regiment that came from Skepphult parish.  It contains information about the soldier's name, the time period he served and any special notations that are found about him in the muster rolls.  A copy of the book is available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.  It may also be available at other libraries or available to purchase online. 

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Skephult Husförhörslängd 1835-1841 Ortregister