Aust-Agder County, Norway

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[[Portal:Norway|'''''Norway''''']] > '''''Aust-Agder County'''''  
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[[Norway|'''''Norway''''']] > '''''Aust-Agder County'''''  
  
 
Aust-Agder is a county (fylke) in Norway, bordering the counties Telemark, Rogaland, and Vest-Agder.  Until 1919, the name of the county was ''Nedenes'' amt.  Nedenes amt (fylke) was named after the old Nedenes farm. About 77% of the inhabitants live at the coast, where the main built area is. Tourism is important, as Arendal and the other coastal towns are popular attractions.  The county, which is located at Skagerrak coast, extends from Gjernestangern at Risør to Kvåsefjorden at Lillesand.  The inner parts of the area includeds Setesdalsheiene and Austheiene.  About 77% of the inhavitants live at the coast, where the main built area is.   
 
Aust-Agder is a county (fylke) in Norway, bordering the counties Telemark, Rogaland, and Vest-Agder.  Until 1919, the name of the county was ''Nedenes'' amt.  Nedenes amt (fylke) was named after the old Nedenes farm. About 77% of the inhabitants live at the coast, where the main built area is. Tourism is important, as Arendal and the other coastal towns are popular attractions.  The county, which is located at Skagerrak coast, extends from Gjernestangern at Risør to Kvåsefjorden at Lillesand.  The inner parts of the area includeds Setesdalsheiene and Austheiene.  About 77% of the inhavitants live at the coast, where the main built area is.   
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== Cities, Parishes, Clerical Districts&nbsp;in Aust-Agder County  ==
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== Cities, Parishes, Clerical Districts in Aust-Agder County  ==
  
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*[[Hisøy, Norway|Hisøy]]  
 
*[[Hisøy, Norway|Hisøy]]  
 
*[[Holt, Norway|Holt]]  
 
*[[Holt, Norway|Holt]]  
*[[Hommedal, Horway|Hommedal]]  
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*[[Hommedal, Norway|Hommedal]]  
 
*[[Hornnes, Norway|Hornnes]]  
 
*[[Hornnes, Norway|Hornnes]]  
 
*[[Hylestad, Norway|Hylestad]]  
 
*[[Hylestad, Norway|Hylestad]]  
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*[[Søndeled (Sønneløv), Norway|Søndeled (Sønneløv)]]  
 
*[[Søndeled (Sønneløv), Norway|Søndeled (Sønneløv)]]  
 
*[[Tovdal, Norway|Tovdal]]  
 
*[[Tovdal, Norway|Tovdal]]  
*[[Trefoldighet, Norway|Trefoldighet]]  
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*[[Trefoldighet, Aust-Agder, Norway|Trefoldighet]]  
 
*[[Tromøy, Norway|Tromøy]]  
 
*[[Tromøy, Norway|Tromøy]]  
 
*[[Tvedestrand, Norway|Tvedestrand]]  
 
*[[Tvedestrand, Norway|Tvedestrand]]  
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*[[Øyestad, Norway|Øyestad]]  
 
*[[Øyestad, Norway|Øyestad]]  
 
*[[Åmli, Norway|Åmli]]  
 
*[[Åmli, Norway|Åmli]]  
*[[Årdal, Norway|Årdal]]
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*[[Årdal, Aust-Agder, Norway|Årdal]]
  
 
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*[[Arendal Branch(LDS, 1864-1914), Norway|Arendal Branch (LDS, 1864-1914)]]  
 
*[[Arendal Branch(LDS, 1864-1914), Norway|Arendal Branch (LDS, 1864-1914)]]  
 
*[[Arendal Lutherske Frimenighet(1884-1908), Norway|Arendal Lutherske Frimenighet (1884-1908)]]  
 
*[[Arendal Lutherske Frimenighet(1884-1908), Norway|Arendal Lutherske Frimenighet (1884-1908)]]  
*[[Arendal(Den Katolske Apostoliske, 1889-1928), Norway|Arendal(Den Katolske Apostoliske, 1889-1928)]]  
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*[[Arendal(Den Katolske Apostoliske, 1889-1928), Norway|Arendal (Den Katolske Apostoliske, 1889-1928)]]  
 
*[[Arendal Metodistkirke (1868-1892), Norway|Arendal Metodistkirke (1868-1892)]]  
 
*[[Arendal Metodistkirke (1868-1892), Norway|Arendal Metodistkirke (1868-1892)]]  
 
*[[Risør Branch (LDS, 1851-1866), Norway|Risør Branch (LDS, 1851-1866)]]  
 
*[[Risør Branch (LDS, 1851-1866), Norway|Risør Branch (LDS, 1851-1866)]]  
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== Map of Aust-Agder County ==
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== Censuses ==
  
&nbsp;[[Image:Aust-Agder County.jpg|thumb|left|Map of Aust-Agder County (special thanks to James Hasleton for improving the image).]]  
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*[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/WebMeta.exe?slag=vismeny&fylkenr=9&knr=&katnr=1&aar=&dagens=&emnenr=1 1660 Census for Aust-Agder County]
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*[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/WebMeta.exe?slag=vismeny&fylkenr=9&knr=&katnr=1&aar=&dagens=&emnenr=2 1801 Census for Aust-Agder County]
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*[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/WebMeta.exe?slag=vismeny&fylkenr=&knr=&katnr=&aar=&dagens=&emnenr=3 1865 Census for Aust-Agder County]
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*[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/WebMeta.exe?slag=vismeny&fylkenr=&knr=&katnr=&aar=&dagens=&emnenr=4 1875 Census for Aust-Agder County]
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*[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/WebMeta.exe?slag=vismeny&fylkenr=&knr=&katnr=&aar=&dagens=&emnenr=5 1900 Census for Aust-Agder County]  
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*[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/WebMeta.exe?slag=vismeny&fylkenr=9&knr=&katnr=&aar=&dagens=&emnenr=6 Andre]
  
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== Church Records  ==
  
== Censuses  ==
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[http://picasaweb.google.com/kirkefoto/KirkerIAustAgder# Photos of churches in Aust-Agder.]
  
*[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/WebMeta.exe?slag=vismeny&fylkenr=9&knr=&katnr=1&aar=&dagens=&emnenr=2 1801 Census for Aust-Agder]
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== Family History Resources&nbsp;  ==
*[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/WebMeta.exe?slag=vismeny&fylkenr=&knr=&katnr=&aar=&dagens=&emnenr=3 1865 Census for Aust-Agder]
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*[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/WebMeta.exe?slag=vismeny&fylkenr=&knr=&katnr=&aar=&dagens=&emnenr=5 1900 Census for Aust-Agder]
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== History and Government Offices  ==
 
== History and Government Offices  ==
  
Aust-Agder fylke (county) was until 1919 ''Nedenes'' amt (county).&nbsp; The amt was named after the old ''Nedenes'' farm (Norse Niðarnes), since this was the seat of the ''amtmann'' (County Governor).&nbsp; The meaning of the name Aust Agder is "(the) eastern (part of) Agder" since the word ''aust is the nynorsk form of ''"east".
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Aust-Agder fylke (county) was until 1919 ''Nedenes'' amt (county).&nbsp; The amt was named after the old ''Nedenes'' farm (Norse Niðarnes), since this was the seat of the ''amtmann'' (County Governor).&nbsp; The meaning of the name Aust Agder is "(the) eastern (part of) Agder" since the word ''aust is the nynorsk form of ''"east".  
  
 
*[http://www.aa-f.kommune.no/SitePageView.aspx?sitePageID=1839 Aust-Agder community]  
 
*[http://www.aa-f.kommune.no/SitePageView.aspx?sitePageID=1839 Aust-Agder community]  
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aust-Agder Aust-Agder fylke]  
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aust-Agder Aust-Agder fylke]  
 
*[http://www.aa-f.kommune.no/ Aust-Agder fylkeskommune]
 
*[http://www.aa-f.kommune.no/ Aust-Agder fylkeskommune]
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== Farm Books ==
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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.
  
 
== Passenger Lists  ==
 
== Passenger Lists  ==
  
 
*[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/webcens.exe?slag=visbase&filnamn=KRISTUT&spraak=e&metanr=1756 Emigrants from Kristiansand 1873-1930]
 
*[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/webcens.exe?slag=visbase&filnamn=KRISTUT&spraak=e&metanr=1756 Emigrants from Kristiansand 1873-1930]
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== Probate Records  ==
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[http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:sk_read/search?forvaltning=&fylke=09&embete=&protokoll=&periode=&navn= Digitized probate records online for Aust-Agder County]
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Read about this service [http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:sk_read/search?forvaltning=&fylke=09&embete=&protokoll=&periode=&navn= Digitised probate records]
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{{FHL|502690|title-id|disp=Probate Records for Aust-Agder, 1653-1712}}
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{{FHL|441124|title-id|disp=Probate Records, Index for Aust-Agder}} includes the following judicial districts:
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*Arendal 1709-1871
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*Risør 1709-1779
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*Nedenes 1692-1784
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*Ø. Raabygelag 1738-48
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*V. Raabygelag (Now Setesdal) 1697-1786
  
 
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== Probate Jurisdictions  ==
 
== Probate Jurisdictions  ==
  
Probate Records for Aust-Agder&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=502690&disp=Skifteprotokoller++ Skifteprotokoller, 1653-1712]  
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*[[Arendal]]
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*[[Arendal and Risør City]]
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*[[Grimstad]]
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*[[Holt (Austre Nedenes)]]
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*[[Risør City]]
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*[[Nedenes]]
  
[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=441124&disp=Probate+records+for+Aust-Agder+county++ Probate Records, Index for Aust-Agder:&nbsp; Arendal 1709-18719, Risør 1709-79, Nedenes 1692-1784, Ø. Raabygelag 1738-48, V. Raabygelag (Now Setesdal)1697-1786]<br>
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*[[Nedenes (later)]]
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*[[Sand]]
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*[[Setesdal]]
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*[[Østre Raabygelag (now Setesdal)|Østre Råbyggelag (now Setesdal)]]
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*[[Vestre Raabygelag|Vestre Råbyggelag]]
  
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[[Image:Aust-Agdernew.jpg|thumb|left|Aust-Agdernew.jpg]]
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== Taxation ==
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Revision as of 23:16, 4 October 2012

Norway > Aust-Agder County

Aust-Agder is a county (fylke) in Norway, bordering the counties Telemark, Rogaland, and Vest-Agder.  Until 1919, the name of the county was Nedenes amt.  Nedenes amt (fylke) was named after the old Nedenes farm. About 77% of the inhabitants live at the coast, where the main built area is. Tourism is important, as Arendal and the other coastal towns are popular attractions.  The county, which is located at Skagerrak coast, extends from Gjernestangern at Risør to Kvåsefjorden at Lillesand.  The inner parts of the area includeds Setesdalsheiene and Austheiene.  About 77% of the inhavitants live at the coast, where the main built area is. 


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Cities, Parishes, Clerical Districts in Aust-Agder County

BykleValleHylestadAustadSandnesByglandÅrdalHornnesEvjeIvelandTovdalGjøvdalÅmliMyklandVegusdalBirkenesHerefossFrolandTvedestrandHoltVegårsheiGjerstadSøndeled (Sønneløv)Søndeled (Sønneløv)RisørDypvågFlostaStokkenAustre MolandTromøyArendalHisøyØyestadLandvikFjæreGrimstadEideVestre MolandLillesandHøvågAust-Agder Parishes 2x2.jpg

Censuses

Church Records

Photos of churches in Aust-Agder.

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".

Farm Books

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.

Passenger Lists

Probate Records

Digitized probate records online for Aust-Agder County

Read about this service Digitised probate records

Probate Records for Aust-Agder, 1653-1712

Probate Records, Index for Aust-Agder includes the following judicial districts:

  • Arendal 1709-1871
  • Risør 1709-1779
  • Nedenes 1692-1784
  • Ø. Raabygelag 1738-48
  • V. Raabygelag (Now Setesdal) 1697-1786


Probate Jurisdictions

Aust-Agdernew.jpg

Taxation

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