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Church Records

Gjerpen clerical district contains parish registers from Gjerpen parish and Borgestad chapel. Included Solum from 1738 to 1856 and Siljan (Slemdal) from 1847 to 1856. The Family History Library has microfilm copies of the church books, 1681-1931.

Digital images are online at Digitalarkivet:

Gjerpen: 1681-1969

Gjerpen / Borgestad: 1920-1969

Gjerpen / Bratsbergkleven: 1784

Gjerpen / Gjerpen: 1916-1940

Solum: 1701-1966

Siljan: 1827-1975

Census Records

  • 1664-1666 Census This census was taken by the local civil authorities.Bamle (Bamble) fogderi b. 6 was for Gjerpen clerical district. It is on microfilm at the Family History Library on Film 122978 Item 1

Scanned images are online at Digitalarkivet, Øvre Telemark fogderi, Nedre Telemark fogderi, Bamble fogderi, Manntall 6, 1664. Digitalarkivet also has an online database, Manntall 1663-66 for Bamle, Øvre og Nedre Telemark.

  • 1664-1666 Census Sogneprestenes manntall. Bamle (Bamble) prosti census was taken by the local parish priests. Gjerpen clerical district included Gjerpen parish and Skien. It is on microfilm at the Family History Library on Film 122968 Item 5

Scanned images are online at Digitalarkivet, Øvre Telemark prosti, Nedre Telemark prosti, Bamble prosti, Manntall 12, 1664 - 1666.

  • 1784 Census The 1784 census for Bratsbergkleven in Gjerpen clerical district. Includes the head of household or his widow, children, servants, soldiers, retired persons, age, sex, occupation and some miscellaneous information. These are the people that probably worked in some kind of industrial firm located at the place called Bratsberg kleven (Bradsberg Kleven), and their families. Several of these people were born in other parishes, and seemed to have come to seek employment. It is on microfilm at the Family History Library Film 1694685 Item 5
  • 1801 Census The 1801 census (b. 30) for Gjerpen clerical district included Gjerpen parish and Solum parish. It is on microfilm at the Family History Library Film 122998 Item 1. A searchable database is online at Digitalarkivet. 1801-telling for 0812 Gjerpen
  • 1825 Census for Strømdal and Løberg school districts in Gjerpen clerical district. Includes the farm names, head of household, his wife, children, servants, occupations, sex, age and some miscellaneous information. It is on microfilm at the Family History Library Film 1694665 Item 7.
  • 1835 Census The 1835 census for Gjerpen clerical district which at this time period included the parishes Gjerpen and Solum. Includes the farm names, head of household, his wife, children, servants, foster children, occupations, sex, age and some miscellaneous information. It is on microfilm at the Family History Library Film 1694665 Item 8. An online database is found at Digitalarkivet Folketeljinga for Gjerpen 1835
  • 1845 Census The 1845 census for Gjerpen clerical district which at this time period included the parishes Gjerpen and Solum. Includes the farm names, head of household, his wife, children, servants, foster children, occupations, sex, age and some miscellaneous information. It is on microfilm at the Family History Library Film 1694665 Item 9.
  • 1875 Census The 1875 census for Gjerpen clerical district. It is on microfilm at the Family History Library Films 255705-255706.
  • 1900 Census The 1900 census for Drangedal clerical district included Drangedal parish and Tørdal parish. It is on microfilm at the Family History Library Films 275237-275242. A searchable database is online at Digitalarkivet. 1900-telling for 0812 Gjerpen

Court Records

Land Records

Farm Books

Gjerpen Bygdebok The author has worked for years to collect this information. He has decided to put it on the internet for free.

Emigration from Gjerpen to America

Farm Names

75 Aakre 83 Aaltvet 134 Aamot 5 Aarhus 13 Aas 50 Aasen 95 Aasterød 81 Austad 96 Baaserød 103 Bakken 89 Bakkerydningen 65 Ballestad 129 Baugerød 116 Berg 42 Besstul 73 Borge vestre 74 Borgestad 65 Braanen 96 Braaten 63 Bratsberg 61 Brekke 71 Buer 115 Bugot 9 Bukslotten 32 Bustul Skov 79 Bækkevar 123 Bæreberg 10 Bø 22 Bø 67 Bøle 43 Dale Sæter 49 Djupedal 128 Doksrød 16 Dyrkoll 107 Eikaasen 63 Eikonrød 67 Eikonrød 72 Enggrav 48 Eriksrød 106 Espedalen 3 Falkum 44 Fekjan 38 Finvold Skov 139 Fislerød 142 Fjelddal 29 Fjeldstul Skov 100 Fløtterød 15 Folevall 64 Follau 63 Follestad 53 Foss 102 Fossejordet 9 Fossum 62 Frogner 51 Gaashølen 60 Gjerpen lille 124 Glenne 17 Glosmyr 41 Godal Sæter 65 Graaten 133 Gravli 45 Grindeli Skov 57 Grini 139 Grini-Parcellerne 24 Gromstul 109 Grunderød 2 Gulset 130 Gunborgsdalen 33 Haakeli Skov 30 Haakestul Skov 44 Haugedal 68 Haugen 18 Haugerød vestre 140 Haugerød østre 92 Haukeraasen 86 Hesterydningen 55 Hjellen 137 Hobæk 127 Holm 63 Holmen 137 Holmen 20 Holt øde 78 Hongaren 12 Hoppestad 27 Horten Sæterskov 7 Hyni 139 Høgeli 84 Høgset 132 Høimyr 108 Hørta 65 Ilen 89 Jarsengen 52 Jønnevall 26 Jøristul Skov 2 Kaasa 136 Kaasa 63 Kapiteljordet 82 Kapteinrydningen 139 Kausanrød 137 Kikut 63 Kilen 11 Kise 137 Kittilrød 118 Kjær 57 Kjøita 77 Kjølnes 85 Klep 141 Kleven 64 Kolkinn 108 Kolrød 101 Kraaketo 119 Kreppa 66 Kristiansflid 53 Kutterød 91 Laaven 63 Langeland 99 Langerød 57 Langgaard 86 Li 47 Lille Økter Skov 56 Limi 25 Listul 23 Luksefjeld 122 Lund 120 Lundsaasen 131 Lyngaasen 112 Løberg 98 Løkenberg 31 Løvsæter Skov 139 Marker 54 Mauraasen 70 Men 69 Menstad 21 Mo 117 Mustvet 1 Myren 2 Myren 57 Myren 62 Myren 65 Myren 70 Myren 86 Myren 82 Myrene 80 Myrerød 6 Mæla nordre 49 Norge 108 Nygaard 104 Nærum 125 Nøklegaard 115 Oredalen 49 Orekaasa 49 Oterholt 59 Præstegaarden 137 Puttedalen 137 Puttekaasa 65 Putten 133 Putten 87 Ramsaasen 78 Ris 58 Rising 137 Rising-Parcellerne 115 Roligheden 14 Rosvall 114 Rustaden 23 Rydningen 65 Rydningen 78 Rydningen 112 Rydningen 36 Rydningsli Skov 135 Røsaaker 80 Sanden 80 Sanden øde 85 Saubrekken 121 Sem 93 Skifjeld 126 Skjelbrei 63 Skogen 111 Skogsrød 7 Skotland 86 Skottet 110 Skyer 65 Skyerputten 115 Sneltvet 39 Solem 102 Solli 37 Steinled Skov 113 Steinsaasen 112 Steinsrød 40 Stor-Økter Skov 1 Strømdal 94 Stubberød 19 Stulen 88 Stulen 137 Stulen 138 Sukken 28 Svanstul Skov 70 Svarttangen 84 Svinholt 137 Sætret 82 Sølen 113 Sørbø 95 Torbjørnsrød 90 Trolsaasen 139 Trolsaasen 46 Trommeren 54 Tufte 137 Tveiten 2 Vadrættet 93 Vallerdalen 8 Venstøp 97 Vosserødkleven 115 Øde-Sneltvet 7 Ødegaarden 82 Ødegaarden 4 Østens-Mæla 105 Øvrum

Probate Records

Bamble judicial district
*1665-1869 Family History Library
*1665-1852 Digitalarkivet

Telemark and Bamble deanery
*1696-1806 Family History Library
*1696-1806 Digitalarkivet

References

Oluf Rygh: Norwegian Farm Names


 

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