Østfold County, Norway

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[[Norway|'''''Norway''''']] > '''''Østfold County'''''  
 
[[Norway|'''''Norway''''']] > '''''Østfold County'''''  
  
''Østfold'' is a county in Norway, bordering Akershus County in Norway as well as the counties of  Älvsborg, Värmland and Göteborg och Bohus in Sweden. There was a name change in the early 1900 from ''Smaaland ''to ''Østfold''. Østfold is located east of the Oslo fjord and prior to the time of Harald Hårfagre ca. year 900 it was under Swedish rule.  Later, when Norway was under Danish rule it was divided into many small counties.  The old name for Oslofjorden was ''Fold ''and the meaning of Øst is East which translate to the name Østfold.  This name has roots back to 1543.  
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''Østfold'' is a county in Norway, bordering Akershus County in Norway as well as the counties of  Älvsborg, Värmland and Göteborg och Bohus in Sweden. There was a name change in the early 1900 from ''Smaalenene ''to ''Østfold''. Østfold is located east of the Oslo fjord and prior to the time of Harald Hårfagre ca. year 900 it was under Swedish rule.  Later, when Norway was under Danish rule it was divided into many small counties.  The old name for Oslofjorden was ''Fold ''and the meaning of Øst is East which translate to the name Østfold.  This name has roots back to 1543.  
  
 
*[http://www.caplex.no/Web/ArticleView.aspx?id=9341373 Østfold fylke]<br>
 
*[http://www.caplex.no/Web/ArticleView.aspx?id=9341373 Østfold fylke]<br>
  
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== Cities  ==
 
== Cities  ==
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As of 2009 Østfold County&nbsp;has six cities:  
 
As of 2009 Østfold County&nbsp;has six cities:  
  
*Askim  
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*[http://www.askim.kommune.no/Modules/Default.aspx Askim]
*Fredrikstad  
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*[http://www.fredrikstad.kommune.no/ Fredrikstad]
*Halden  
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*[http://www.halden.kommune.no/Sider/Forside_Halden.aspx Halden]
*Moss  
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*[http://www.moss.kommune.no/artikkel.aspx?MId1=3607&AId=1&back=1 Moss]
*Mysen  
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*[http://www.eidsberg.kommune.no/Modules/Default.aspx Mysen]
*Sarpsborg&nbsp;&nbsp;
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*[http://www.sarpsborg.com/ Sarpsborg&nbsp;]&nbsp;
  
 
[http://www.ostfold-f.kommune.no/modules/module_123/proxy.asp?D=2&C=377&I=17134 See Østfold County]  
 
[http://www.ostfold-f.kommune.no/modules/module_123/proxy.asp?D=2&C=377&I=17134 See Østfold County]  
  
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== Cities, Parishes, Clerical Districts in Østfold County  ==
 
== Cities, Parishes, Clerical Districts in Østfold County  ==
  
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{{Østfold Parish Map}}
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*[[Aremark, Norway|Aremark]]  
 
*[[Aremark, Norway|Aremark]]  
 
*[[Asak, Norway|Asak]]  
 
*[[Asak, Norway|Asak]]  
*[[Askim, Norwam|Askim]]  
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*[[Askim, Norway|Askim]]  
 
*[[Berg, Østfold, Norway|Berg]]  
 
*[[Berg, Østfold, Norway|Berg]]  
 
*[[Borge, Østfold, Norway|Borge]]  
 
*[[Borge, Østfold, Norway|Borge]]  
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*[[Spjærøy (Dypedal), Norway|Spjærøy (Dypedal)]]  
 
*[[Spjærøy (Dypedal), Norway|Spjærøy (Dypedal)]]  
 
*[[Spydeberg, Norway|Spydeberg]]  
 
*[[Spydeberg, Norway|Spydeberg]]  
*[[Svindal, Norway|Svindal]]  
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*[[Svinndal, Norway|Svinndal]]  
 
*[[Tom, Norway|Tom]]  
 
*[[Tom, Norway|Tom]]  
 
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== Maps ==
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== Censuses ==
  
&nbsp;[[Image:Østfold County.jpg|thumb|left]]  
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*[http://www.arkivverket.no/arkivverket/Digitalarkivet/Hjelp/Om-kjeldene/Manntallene-1664-1666 Scanned images 1664-1666 Census]
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*[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/WebMeta.exe?slag=vismeny&fylkenr=1&knr=&katnr=1&aar=&dagens=&emnenr=1 1660 Census for Østfold County]
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*[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/WebMeta.exe?slag=vismeny&fylkenr=1&knr=&katnr=1&aar=&dagens=&emnenr=2 1801 Census for Østfold County]
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*[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/WebMeta.exe?slag=vismeny&fylkenr=1&knr=&katnr=1&aar=&dagens=&emnenr=3 1865 Census for Østfold County]
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*[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/WebMeta.exe?slag=vismeny&fylkenr=1&knr=&katnr=1&aar=&dagens=&emnenr=4 1875 Census for Østfold County] Partial
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1529106 Norway Census, 1875 Østfold County] Complete
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*[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/WebMeta.exe?slag=vismeny&fylkenr=1&knr=&katnr=1&aar=&dagens=&emnenr=11 1885 Census for Østfold County]
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*[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/WebMeta.exe?slag=vismeny&fylkenr=1&knr=&katnr=1&aar=&dagens=&emnenr=5 1900 Census for Østfold County]
  
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== Church Records  ==
  
== Censuses  ==
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[http://picasaweb.google.no/kirkefoto/KirkerIStfold# Photos of churches in Østfold]  
 
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*[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/WebMeta.exe?slag=vismeny&fylkenr=1&knr=&katnr=1&aar=&dagens=&emnenr=1 1660 Census for Østfold County]
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== Farm Books  ==
 
== Farm Books  ==
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=== Family History  ===
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Norwegian American Bygdelagenes Fellesraad. [http://www.fellesraad.com/ostfoldlag.htm Østfoldlag]
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The book is now available as a downloadable PDF file on the internet [http://norsk.nordreisavgs.net/lokhist/lokalhistorie.htm Østfoldslekt].
  
 
== Government Offices and Sites  ==
 
== Government Offices and Sites  ==
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== History and Tidbits  ==
 
== History and Tidbits  ==
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== Land Records  ==
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1886 and 1838 land registers are found at [http://www.rhd.uit.no/matrikkel/excel_e.html 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.
  
 
== Military Records  ==
 
== Military Records  ==
  
 
== Passenger Lists  ==
 
== Passenger Lists  ==
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[http://www.digitalarkivet.no/cgi-win/WebMeta.exe?slag=vismeny&fylkenr=&knr=&katnr=5&aar=&dagens=&emnenr=1 Emigranter fra Kristiania]&nbsp;1871-1930 new version
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[http://www.digitalarkivet.no/cgi-win/webcens.exe?slag=visbase&filnamn=EMIOSLO&spraak=n&metanr=1396 Emigranter fra Oslo]&nbsp;old version 1867-1930
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[http://www.digitalarkivet.no/cgi-win/webcens.exe?slag=visbase&filnamn=FREDRIKS&spraak=n&metanr=58 Emigranter over Fredrikstad]&nbsp;1883-1890
  
 
== Probate Records  ==
 
== Probate Records  ==
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[http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:sk_read/search?forvaltning=&fylke=01&embete=&protokoll=&periode=&navn= Digitised probate records for Østfold county]
  
 
== Probate Jurisdictions  ==
 
== Probate Jurisdictions  ==
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Norway > Østfold County

Østfold is a county in Norway, bordering Akershus County in Norway as well as the counties of  Älvsborg, Värmland and Göteborg och Bohus in Sweden. There was a name change in the early 1900 from Smaalenene to Østfold. Østfold is located east of the Oslo fjord and prior to the time of Harald Hårfagre ca. year 900 it was under Swedish rule.  Later, when Norway was under Danish rule it was divided into many small counties.  The old name for Oslofjorden was Fold and the meaning of Øst is East which translate to the name Østfold.  This name has roots back to 1543.


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Cities

As of 2009 Østfold County has six cities:

See Østfold County


Cities, Parishes, Clerical Districts in Østfold County

RømskogRødenesBåstadTrøgstadHærlandTrømborgEidsbergAskimHovinTomterHobølSpydebergSpydebergHeliMossVålerSvinndalSkiptvetOsRyggeRådeTuneVarteigRakkestadDegernesØymarkAremarkEnningdalIddHalden (Fredrikshald)ÅsakRokkeBergSkjebergUllerøy (Ullerø)IngedalRolvsøyGlemmenFredrikstadBorgeTorsnesKråkerøyOnsøyHvalerOstfold Parishes 2x2.jpg
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Censuses

Church Records

Photos of churches in Østfold

Farm Books

Family History

Norwegian American Bygdelagenes Fellesraad. Østfoldlag

The book is now available as a downloadable PDF file on the internet Østfoldslekt.

Government Offices and Sites

History and Tidbits

Land Records

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.

Military Records

Passenger Lists

Emigranter fra Kristiania 1871-1930 new version

Emigranter fra Oslo old version 1867-1930

Emigranter over Fredrikstad 1883-1890

Probate Records

Digitised probate records for Østfold county

Probate Jurisdictions

Ostfold.jpg

Return to Norway Page

Taxation