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Viksjö Parish, Västernorrland, Sweden Genealogy

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Guide to Viksjö Parish, Sweden ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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.)

Viksjö Parish, Västernorrland, Sweden Genealogy
Stift add here
Pastorat add here
Län Västernorrland
Landskap Ångermanland
Härad add here
Tingslag add here
Domsaga add here
Fögderi add here
Kommun add here
Militär indelning add here

Place Names[edit | edit source]

Abborråsen, Aldersjönäs, Aldersjöåsen

Billen, Brattås, Brännäset



Gammelgården, Gåltjärn, Gårdtjärn

Häggås, Högmyrsvedjan

Kyrkovallen, Käckelbäcken, Käckelbäcksmon, Kälemäki

Lutmyran, Långkrången


Neavita, Nordansjö, Nordanå, Nyhemmanet


Rentjärnshammaren, Rörtjärnsmon



Viksjö, Villola, Visåsen, Västanå, Västanå herrgård, Västanå Häggåsen, Västanå Knyllen, Västanå Krångnäset, Västanå Nybrodalen, Västanå Rödingen, Västanå Stordalen, Västanå Storbrännsvedjan, Västanå Sågen, Västanå Villola, Västanå Visåsen

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]

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,, and 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, Västernorrland 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.
Click on "Places within Sweden, Västernorrland" and then select your parish.

Military Records[edit | edit source]

Related Sources[edit | edit source]

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Societies and Libraries[edit | edit source]

Viksjö Hembygdsförening

Help Reading Swedish Records[edit | edit source]

Help Reading Old Handwriting[edit | edit source]

Help With Research Objectives and Strategies[edit | edit source]

Sweden Research Strategies

References[edit | edit source]

Viksjö, Husförhörslängd 1835-1845, Ortregister

C.M.Rosenberg Geografiskt lexikon.