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Guide to Aust-Agder County, Norway ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
Cities, Parishes, Clerical Districts in Aust-Agder (Nedenes) County
Family History Resources
History and Government Offices
Aust-Agder fylke (county) was until 1919 Nedenes amt (county). The amt was named after the old Nedenes farm (Norse Niðarnes), since this was the seat of the amtmann (County Governor). The meaning of the name Aust Agder is "(the) eastern (part of) Agder" since the word aust is the nynorsk form of "east".
1886 and 1838 land registers are found at The Norwegian Historical Data Centre. These are Excel files, which can be downloaded. The give the name of the farm, the farm owner, and the amount of tax. Both farms and sub-farms are included.
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Probate Records, Index for Aust-Agder includes the following judicial districts:
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