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====Family History Library Records ====
====Family History Library Records ====
Click [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&placeId=148596&query=%2Bplace%3A%22Sweden%2C%20Skaraborg%22 '''Sweden, Skaraborg Records'''] for a full listing of microfilmed records (some digitized online) at the Family History Library, that may be viewed on loan at a [https://familysearch.org/locations/
Click [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&placeId=148596&query=%2Bplace%3A%22Sweden%2C%20Skaraborg%22 '''Sweden, Skaraborg Records'''] for a full listing of microfilmed records (some digitized online) at the Family History Library, that may be viewed on loan at a [https://familysearch.org/locations/ ] near you. Click on "Places within Sweden, Skaraborg and then select your parish.
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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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- 1 History
- 2 Place Names
- 3 Collections
- 3.1 Census Records
- 3.2 Church Records
- 3.3 Military Records
- 3.4 Related Sources
- 3.5 Help Reading Swedish Records
- 3.6 Help Reading Old Handwriting
- 3.7 Help With Research Objectives and Strategies
- 3.8 References
History[edit | edit source]
(write information such as: how old the parish is, interesting facts about the parish, what alternate names it has, or any boundary changes.)
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Place Names[edit | edit source]
Baståsen, Bengtstorp, Björkelund, Björkåsen, Björstorp, Bohus, Borgen, Brittenäs, Brogården Djursätra, Brontorp, Brontorps Skans, Brumstorp Hulegården, Brumstorp Mellangården, Brumstorp Nordgården, Brumstorp Sörgården, Brunnsgården Djursätra,
Djurström, Djursätra Brogården, Djursätra Brunnsgården, Djursätra Prästgården, Djursätra Skattegården, Djursätra Storegården, Djursätra Västergården,
Fagerberg, Fagerlund, Fallet (hemman), Fallet under Brontorp, Fattigstugan,
Hagen, Hulagården Brumstorp, Hästhagen,
Kivenabeen, Klockaretorp, Korphult, Krogen, Kungsliden, Kustorp, Kyrkebråten,
Larstorp, Ledet, Ledet under Bronstorp, Liahult, Lilla Värsås, Lillegården Värsås, Lybeck, Löfåsen,
Medskog, Mellangården Brumstorp, Månstorp,
Nordgården Brumstorp, Nybygget underBrumstorp Hulegården,
Perekullen, Perstorp, Prästgården Djursätra,
Sjudaretorp, Skans Brontorp, Skattegården Djusätra, Skattegården Värsås, Skolhuset, Slotten, Spänget, Stenbäcken, Stenporten, Stommen, Storegården Djursätra, Storslätten, Svenaskogen (Svensskogen) Svensbacken, Svenstorp, Sörgården Brumstorp, Sörgården Värsås,
Timaden, Torbjörnstorp, Trädgårdstorpet, Tästaryd,
Vallhall, Värsås Lilla, Väsrås Lillegården, Värsås Skattegården, Värsås Stom, Värsås Sörgården, Västergården Djursätra,
Ödegärdet, Ödegärdet under Djurström, Örjanstorp,
To see what kind of place it is you will need a Swedish Gazetteer.
- Surrounding Parishes
Collections[edit | edit source]
Census Records[edit | edit source]
- Sweden Household Examination Records (Husförhörslängder)--explanation of this church record which is functionally the census of Sweden.
- Sweden Household Examination Books, 1880 - 1920, ($), index and images. Also on Also on Ancestry.com, ($), Arkiv Digital ($), and SVAR ($).
Church Records[edit | edit source]
Online Database Church Records[edit | edit source]
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, Ancestry.com, and MyHeritage.com are available at a FamilyHistory Center near you free of charge.)
Help Using ArkivDigital: Online Databases for Sweden[edit | edit source]
- These lessons will teach you how to use ArkivDigital:
Family History Library Records[edit | edit source]
Click Sweden, Skaraborg Records for a full listing of microfilmed records (some digitized online) at the Family History Library, that may be viewed on loan at a family history center near you. Click on "Places within Sweden, Skaraborg and then select your parish.
Military Records[edit | edit source]
Related Sources[edit | edit source]
Help Reading Swedish Records[edit | edit source]
- You do not have to be fluent in Swedish to read these records! The 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.
- This Swedish 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.
- Feast Day Calendar (Moveable) and Feast Day Lists (Fixed and Moveable) will help you translate dates written in feast day form.
- Denmark surnames are patronymic and change every generation, so carefully study Sweden Names, Personal.
- For help with reading the column headings found in more recent records, see 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[edit | edit source]
- Reading Scandinavian Gothic Handwritten Records: (free, online lessons at FamilySearch):
Help With Research Objectives and Strategies[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
Värsås, Husförhörslängd 1833-1843, Ortregister