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Church Records

Microfilm at the Family History Library for Austre Moland prestegjeld (clerical district).  Contains priest and sexton records for Austre Moland (Østre Moland) and Stokken. Belonged to Holt clerical district until 1747 when Austre Moland with Tromøy and Barbu became its own clerical district. Included Tromøy and Barbu until 1877. See Holt clerical district for earlier church records.  Parish registers for the years 1747-1936.

See also Holt

Digitized parish registers available online at Digitalarkivet [Digital Archives]

Austre Moland:  1808-1868, 1894-1935

Austre Moland/Austre Moland:  1747-1808, 1842-1914

Austre Moland/Stokken:  1878-1918

Austre Moland/Tromøy:  1877

Census Records

  • 1660's:

Sogneprestenes manntall 1664-1666. This census is available on microfilm at the Family History Library and include the parishes of: Gjerstad, Søndeled, Austre Moland, Vestre Moland and Risør. This census was taken by the local parish priests. It lists the name of the farms, names of farm owners (including widows), the sons of the farm owners, male farm hands, cottagers and their sons, and the ages of each person. There was another census taken by the civil authorities at this same time. Both censuses should be searched as they supplement each other. This clerical census is more complete.

Sogneprestenes manntall 1664-1666. This census is available on microfilm at the Family History Library an include the parishes of: Tromøy, Holt, Austre Moland, Flosta, Dypvåg, Arendal and Kristiansand. This census was taken by the local parish priests. It lists the name of the farms, names of farm owners (including widows), the sons of the farm owners, male farm hands, cottagers and their sons, and the ages of each person. There was another census taken by the civil authorities at this same time. Both censuses should be searched as they supplement each other. This clerical census is more complete. Also available online at Digital Archives (Digitalarkivet) for Nedenes Prosti.

Fogdernes og sorenskrivernes manntall 1664-1666. This census is available on microfilm at the Family History Library and include the parishes of Flosta, Arendal, Dypvåg, Austre Moland, Holt, Tromøy and Tvedestrand. This census was taken by the local civil authorities. It lists the names of the farms, farmowners (including widows), sons of farm owners, male farm hands, cottagers and sons of cottagers and the age of each person. The clerical authorities took a census during this same time period. Both censuses should be used as they supplement each other. The clerical census is more complete.

  • 1701: Manntall 1701 optatt av fogderi, sorenskrivere og sogneprester ifølge kongebrev av 26 juli 1701.  This census is available on microfilm at the Family History Library and include the parishes of:  Holt Tromøy, Arendal, Austre Moland, Flosta and Dypvåg. The census of 1701 was taken for military purposes. It lists only the males living in rural districts who were over the age of one year. It includes the farm name, name and age of the owner, names and ages of sons and servants. Also includes the residence of all unmarried males living away from home when the census was taken.
  • 1801: Folketelling 1 Feb 1801, Norge. This census is available on microfilm at the Family History Library and include the parishes of: Austre Moland, Tromøy, Barbu and Stokken. The 1801 census (b. 32) for Austre Moland clerical district includes Austre Moland, Stokken, Tromøy, and Barbu parishes. It lists the farm name, person's name, position in the household, age, marital status, and occupation.

A typewritten edition with indexes is available on microfiche. It is called "Mikrokortutgåva av 1801-teljina". Also available online in a searchable database at the Digital Archives (Digitalarkivet).

  • 1865: Folketælling 31 December 1865. This census is available on microfilm at the Family History Library and include the parishes of Austre Moland, Tromøy, Barbu and Stokken. This census contains the persons name, residence, status in the family, occupation, sex, martial status, place of birth, age, religion if not a member of the state church, and other miscellaneous information. Each book usually contains one clerical district (prestegjeld). In some books there are two clerical districts recorded. The parishes and school districts in each clerical district are listed at the beginning of each book.  Also available in a searchable database online at the Digital Archives (Digitalarkviet)

Court Records

Land Records

Farm Books

The Family History Library has Austre Moland, ei bygdebok. It is a history of Austre Moland in Aust-Agder county with some genealogy.

Probate Records

1640-1824 Probates are kept in Nedenes judicial district.

1852-1892 Probates are kept in Nedenes judicial district.


 

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