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Church Records

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Census Records

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Court Records

Land Records

Farm Books

Dyrvik, Ståle, Etne-soga, Etne : Etne Bygdeboknemnd, 1968-. A history of Etne clerical district and a genealogy of the people and their farms in Hordaland county. Includes Støle, Grindheim, and Gjerde parishes. FHL 948.32/E1 H2d Contents: b. 1. Frå dei elste tider til 1660 -- b. 2. Bygde- og gardssoge 1660-1800 -- b. 3. Folket. Gjerde sokn -- b. 4. Folket. Stødle sokn -- b. 5. Folket. Grindheim sokn. A farm name index to volume 3 (Gerde parish) is at the following link. File:948.32-E1 H2d V3 Etne Soga.pdf

Farm Names

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

24 Aarbakken 19 Aasen 26 Aksdal 25 Birkenes 23 Bjørgen 7 Dynjebakken 1 Eikeland 17 Eikenes 7 Einerhaug 15 Engelsgjerd 8 Flaaten 2 Fosse indre 19 Gamletræet 9 Gjerde 9 Gjerdesjøen 5 Gralsæter 10 Haugen 6 Haugene 24 Helleland 26 Holmseid 18 Kvammen øde 12 Matskaar 4 Mo 4 Mosdalen 19 Mæland 19 Nyetræet 14 Osnes 16 Osvaag 6 Rabbene 10 Rinden 27 Rivaasen 6 Skjensvold 25 Skjærsviken 4 Stuveteigen 11 Sæbø 21 Utstuen 13 Vaagen 20 Ve 22 Vettestø 28 Østebø

Probate Records

1668-1887: Records are found in Sunnhordaland judicial district.

1698-1852: Some of the farms in this parish belonged to 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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