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


Church Records

See Fusa and Os

Census Records

See Os

Court Records

Land Records

Farm Books

Lauvskard, Nils,Samnanger, soga um bygdi, gardarne og ætterne, Bergen : Sigurd Olsens Boktrykkeri, 1930-1954. A genealogy of the people and their farms and a history of Samnanger in Hordaland county. FHL 948.32/S1 D2L A farm name index to volume 2 is found in the following link. File:948.32-S1 D2L V2 - Samnanger-2.pdf

Farm Names

The farm number and name of the farms listed in Oluf Rygh Farm Name Index in about 1900 were as follows:

102 Aarland nordre 110 Aasen 90 Aasen og Pladset 109 Aldalen 120 Børdal 131 Djupvik 119 Eikedalen 90 Feten 124 Frøland 127 Gaasdalen 129 Gaupholm 109 Gjerde 103 Grundevaagen 116 Grønsdal 111 Haga nordre 122 Haug 92 Haugen nordre 108 Haukenes 109 Heimstedalene 95 Hisdal indre 118 Høisæter 116 Høisætermyren 121 Jarland 99 Kleppe nordre 117 Klevene 100 Kvennes nedre 117 Kvitingen 112 Landsviken 115 Langeland 107 Lauskar 118 Leitet 97 Li 97 Liatangen 112 Mulsviken 90 Nordbø 104 Nordvik 115 Nyutletræet 103 Reistad 87 Rolsvaag 106 Røen 130 Sandvik 96 Skar 86 Skiftesviken 91 Skjeljaaen 109 Slaatten 86 Solbjør 117 Steinhushaugen 110 Steinsland 105 Steintveit 93 Stolpene 97 Stykket 119 Svensdal 132 Sævold 125 Totland 89 Trengereid 114 Tveit nordre 113 Tveiteraas 112 Tysse indre 128 Tysse ytre 126 Tysseland 123 Ulland 133 Utskot 88 Vaage 98 Øen

For a larger list of farms, click here:, then click again on the next link.

Probate Records

1668-1848: Records are found in Sunnhordaland judicial district.

1848-1895: Records are found in Midhordaland judicial district which was created from Nordhordaland.

1800-1852: Some of the farms in this parish belonged to the Rosendal Estate or Lysekloster Estate. If the probate is not found in the district above look at Hardanger og Voss where the probates for Rosendal and Lysekloster were kept.

1690-1877: Clerical probate records are found in Sunnhordaland Deanery.


Oluf Rygh: Norwegian Farm Names


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