Rogaland County, Norway Genealogy

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You may look at an alphabetical list for the whole country or you may view the list by county. For each municipality you will find telephone numbers, addresses, links to websites and E-mail links. There are both small scale and large scale location maps, links to the local library and library catalogs. The website can be toggled to English making this site very easy to use.<br>  
 
You may look at an alphabetical list for the whole country or you may view the list by county. For each municipality you will find telephone numbers, addresses, links to websites and E-mail links. There are both small scale and large scale location maps, links to the local library and library catalogs. The website can be toggled to English making this site very easy to use.<br>  
  
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karm%C3%B8y Karmøy Kommune]
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karm%C3%B8y Karmøy Kommune]  
  
Use this link for direct access to [http://app.norway.no/kart/liste.asp?nside=kommunar&fylke=11&navn=Rogaland Rogaland County].
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Use this link for direct access to [http://app.norway.no/kart/liste.asp?nside=kommunar&fylke=11&navn=Rogaland Rogaland County].  
  
 
== Regions  ==
 
== Regions  ==
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'''[[Jæren Region, Norway|Jæren]] '''region includes [[Hetland (Frue), Norway|Hetland (Frue)]], [[Høyland, Norway|Høyland]], [[Hå, Norway|Hå]], [[Håland, Norway|Håland]], [[Klepp, Norway|Klepp]], [[Time (Lye), Norway|Time (Lye)]] and [[Ogna, Norway|Ogna]] clerical districts.  
 
'''[[Jæren Region, Norway|Jæren]] '''region includes [[Hetland (Frue), Norway|Hetland (Frue)]], [[Høyland, Norway|Høyland]], [[Hå, Norway|Hå]], [[Håland, Norway|Håland]], [[Klepp, Norway|Klepp]], [[Time (Lye), Norway|Time (Lye)]] and [[Ogna, Norway|Ogna]] clerical districts.  
  
[[Karmøy Region, Norway|'''Karmøy ''']]region includes [[Avaldsnes, Norway|Avaldsnes]], [[Kopervik, Norway|Kopervik (Stangeland)]], [[Skudenes, Norway|Skudenes]], [[Skudeneshavn, Norway|Skudeneshavn]], [[Torvastad (Torvestad), Norway|Torvastad (Torvestad)]], [[Falnes, Norway|Falnes]], [[Ferkingstad, Norway|Ferkingstad]] and [[Åkra, Norway|Åkra]] clerical districts.  
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[[Karmøy Region, Norway|'''Karmøy '''region]] includes [[Avaldsnes, Norway|Avaldsnes]], [[Kopervik, Norway|Kopervik (Stangeland)]], [[Skudenes, Norway|Skudenes]], [[Skudeneshavn, Norway|Skudeneshavn]], [[Torvastad (Torvestad), Norway|Torvastad (Torvestad)]], [[Falnes, Norway|Falnes]], [[Ferkingstad, Norway|Ferkingstad]] and [[Åkra, Norway|Åkra]] clerical districts.  
  
[[Ryfylke Region, Norway|'''Ryfylke ''']]region includes [[Hjelmeland, Norway|Hjelmeland]], [[Høgsfjord, Norway|Høgsfjord]], [[Jelsa, Norway|Jelsa]], [[Sand, Norway|Sand]], [[Strand, Norway|Strand]], [[Suldal, Norway|Suldal]] and [[Vikedal, Norway|Vikedal]] clerical districts.
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[[Ryfylke Region, Norway|'''Ryfylke '''region]] includes [[Hjelmeland, Norway|Hjelmeland]], [[Høgsfjord, Norway|Høgsfjord]], [[Jelsa (Jelsø), Norway|Jelsa]], [[Sand, Norway|Sand]], [[Strand, Norway|Strand]], [[Suldal, Norway|Suldal]] and [[Vikedal, Norway|Vikedal]] clerical districts.  
  
== Cities, Parishes, Clerical Districts in&nbsp;Rogaland&nbsp;County&nbsp; ==
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== Cities, Parishes, Clerical Districts in Rogaland County  ==
  
{{Rogaland Parish Map}}  
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== Censuses  ==
 
== Censuses  ==
  
*[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/WebMeta.exe?slag=vismeny&fylkenr=11&knr=&katnr=1&aar=&dagens=&emnenr=1 1660 Census Database for Rogaland County]
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*[http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:db_read/ft/35513/ Jæren deanery, Dalane deanery, Manntall 17, 1664-1666 scanned images]  
*[http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:db_read/ft/35513/ Jæren deanery, Dalane deanery, Manntall, 1664-1666 scanned images]  
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*[http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:db_read/ft/35514/ Stavanger deanery, Karmsund deanery, Manntall 18, 1664-1666 scanned images]  
*[http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:db_read/ft/35514/ Stavanger deanery, Karmsund deanery, Manntall, 1664-1666 scanned images]  
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*[http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:db_read/ft/35515/ Ryfylke deanery, Manntall 19, 1664-1666 scanned images]  
*[http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:db_read/ft/35515/ Ryfylke deanery, Manntall, 1664-1666 scanned images]  
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*[http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:db_read/ft/35570/ Jæren og Dalane civil district, Manntall 11, 1664 scanned images]  
*[http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:db_read/ft/35570/ Jæren og Dalane civil district, Manntall, 1664 scanned images]  
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*[http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:db_read/ft/35571/ Ryfylke civil district, Manntall 12, 1664 scanned images]  
*[http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:db_read/ft/35571/ Ryfylke civil district, Manntall, 1664 scanned images]
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*[http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:db_read/ft/38452/ Ryfylke fogderi, Manntall 5, 1701]  
*[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/WebMeta.exe?slag=vismeny&fylkenr=11&knr=&katnr=1&aar=&dagens=&emnenr=10 1701 Census for Rogaland County]  
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*[http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:db_read/ft/38451/ Jæren og Dalane fogderi, Manntall 4, 1701]
*[http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:kb_read?idx_fylke=11&idx_kommune=Alle&idx_kilde=SJEL&idx_periode=&idx_textsearch=&js=j 1758 Clerical census (Sjeleregister) for Rogaland County]
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*[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/WebMeta.exe?slag=vismeny&fylkenr=11&knr=&katnr=1&aar=&dagens=&emnenr=2 1801 Census for Rogaland County]
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*[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/WebMeta.exe?slag=vismeny&fylkenr=11&knr=&katnr=1&aar=&dagens=&emnenr=8 1825 Census for Rogaland County]
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*[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/WebMeta.exe?slag=vismeny&fylkenr=11&knr=&katnr=1&aar=&dagens=&emnenr=3 1865 Census for Rogaland County]
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*[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/WebMeta.exe?slag=vismeny&fylkenr=11&knr=&katnr=1&aar=&dagens=&emnenr=4 1875 Census for Rogaland County]
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*[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/WebMeta.exe?slag=vismeny&fylkenr=11&knr=&katnr=1&aar=&dagens=&emnenr=12 1891 Census for Rogaland County]
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*[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/WebMeta.exe?slag=vismeny&fylkenr=11&knr=&katnr=1&aar=&dagens=&emnenr=5 1900 Census for Rogaland County]  
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*[http://digitalarkivet.arkivverket.no/ft/sok/1910 1910 census]
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*[http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/WebMeta.exe?slag=vismeny&fylkenr=11&knr=&katnr=1&aar=&dagens=&emnenr=6 Andre]  
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Rogaland county census list for {{FHL|825020|title-id|disp=1758}}. This census was taken by the priests in Rogaland county. It was not a request of the King, therefore it is the only one of its kind in Norway. It includes the name of the clerical district, farm name, persons name, age, and position in the houshold.
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*[http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:kb_read?idx_fylke=11&idx_kommune=Alle&idx_kilde=SJEL&idx_periode=&idx_textsearch=&js=j 1758 Clerical census (Sjeleregister) for Rogaland County]
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*[http://digitalarkivet.arkivverket.no/ft/sok/1801 1801 Census]
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*[http://digitalarkivet.arkivverket.no/ft/sok/1865 1865 Census ]
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*[http://digitalarkivet.arkivverket.no/ft/sok/1875 1875 Census] Partial
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1529106 Norway Census, 1875] FamilySearch database
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*[http://digitalarkivet.arkivverket.no/ft/sok/1885 1885 Census] (cities)
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*[http://digitalarkivet.arkivverket.no/finn_kilde?s=&fra=1891&til=1891&ka%5B%5D=0&kt%5B%5D=FOLK&f%5B%5D=11&k%5B%5D=11* 1891 Census scanned images]
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*[http://digitalarkivet.arkivverket.no/ft/sok/1900 1900 Census]
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*[http://digitalarkivet.arkivverket.no/ft/sok/1910 1910 Census]
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Rogaland county census list for {{FHL|825020|title-id|disp=1758}}. This census was taken by the priests in Rogaland county. It was not a request of the King, therefore it is the only one of its kind in Norway. It includes the name of the clerical district, farm name, persons name, age, and position in the houshold.  
  
 
== '''Church Records'''  ==
 
== '''Church Records'''  ==
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[http://www.arkivverket.no/english/about.html The National Archival Services of Norway] maintains a website, [http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/WebFront.exe?slag=vis&tekst=meldingar&spraak=e Digitalarkivet.uib.no], in which you can search in transcribed source material for free. Images of the original church books have also been placed there. The [http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:kb_read Digitised Parish Registers] interface can be used in English, Norwegian (Bokmål), Norwegian (Nynorsk) or Samisk (Davvisámegiella). However, the records are written in Norwegian.  
 
[http://www.arkivverket.no/english/about.html The National Archival Services of Norway] maintains a website, [http://digitalarkivet.uib.no/cgi-win/WebFront.exe?slag=vis&tekst=meldingar&spraak=e Digitalarkivet.uib.no], in which you can search in transcribed source material for free. Images of the original church books have also been placed there. The [http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:kb_read Digitised Parish Registers] interface can be used in English, Norwegian (Bokmål), Norwegian (Nynorsk) or Samisk (Davvisámegiella). However, the records are written in Norwegian.  
  
Photos of church buildings in Rogaland county are posted on [http://picasaweb.google.no/kirkefoto/KirkerIRogaland# Kirker i Norge] blogspot.
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Photos of church buildings in Rogaland county are posted on [http://picasaweb.google.no/kirkefoto/KirkerIRogaland# Kirker i Norge] blogspot.  
  
 
== '''Death Notices'''  ==
 
== '''Death Notices'''  ==
  
These records are viewable only through 1935 although the links show later records.
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[[Norway Death Notices|Death notices]] are viewable only through about 1935 although the links show later records.  
  
 
*[http://arkivverket.no/URN:sk_read/search/?forvaltning=&fylke=11&embete=Avaldsnes+lensmannskontor&protokoll=SKDP&periode=&navn= Avaldsnes Lenmannskontor] 1897-1975.  
 
*[http://arkivverket.no/URN:sk_read/search/?forvaltning=&fylke=11&embete=Avaldsnes+lensmannskontor&protokoll=SKDP&periode=&navn= Avaldsnes Lenmannskontor] 1897-1975.  
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{{FHL|585484|title-id|disp="Utvandrere fra Rogaland"}}, [Stavanger&nbsp;: Cleng Peerson Memorial Institute, 1988?] A history of the people who emigrated from Rogaland County, Norway to America from 1825 to the early 1900's. It gives the persons name, age or year of birth, spouse, children, death dates, occupations, where they came from, where they went, and other miscellaneous information. Includes the lists of names of persons who sailed on the "Restauration" in 1825, the "Norden" in 1836, "The Norske Klippe" in 1836, and the "Enigheden". Also includes persons who emigrated from Tysvær, Karmøy, Haugesund, and surrounding areas in Rogaland County, Norway. 948.31 W2k FHL INTL Book  
 
{{FHL|585484|title-id|disp="Utvandrere fra Rogaland"}}, [Stavanger&nbsp;: Cleng Peerson Memorial Institute, 1988?] A history of the people who emigrated from Rogaland County, Norway to America from 1825 to the early 1900's. It gives the persons name, age or year of birth, spouse, children, death dates, occupations, where they came from, where they went, and other miscellaneous information. Includes the lists of names of persons who sailed on the "Restauration" in 1825, the "Norden" in 1836, "The Norske Klippe" in 1836, and the "Enigheden". Also includes persons who emigrated from Tysvær, Karmøy, Haugesund, and surrounding areas in Rogaland County, Norway. 948.31 W2k FHL INTL Book  
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*[http://digitalarkivet.arkivverket.no/en-gb/gen/sok/3/100091 Emigranter over Stavanger 1903-1928]
  
 
== Farm Books  ==
 
== Farm Books  ==
  
[http://slekt1.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=70&Itemid=80 Rogaland] A list of farm books which have been printed in order of place, with author, year of publication, and remarks.
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[http://slekt1.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=70&Itemid=80 Rogaland] A list of farm books which have been printed in order of place, with author, year of publication, and remarks.  
  
Farm books in Rogaland county can be purchased from Rogaland Historielag.
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Farm books in Rogaland county can be purchased from Rogaland Historielag.  
  
 
== Land Records  ==
 
== Land Records  ==
  
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.
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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  ==
 
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Digital images of the probate records for Rogaland county can be found online at Digitalarkivet.  
 
Digital images of the probate records for Rogaland county can be found online at Digitalarkivet.  
  
[http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:sk_read/search?forvaltning=&fylke=11&embete=Dalane+prosti&protokoll=&periode=&navn= Dalane prosti, 1729-1807]  
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*[http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:sk_read/search?forvaltning=&fylke=11&embete=Dalane+prosti&protokoll=&periode=&navn= Dalane prosti, 1729-1807]  
 
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*[http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:sk_read/search?forvaltning=&fylke=11&embete=Dalane+sorenskriveri&protokoll=&periode=&navn= Dalane sorenskriveri, 1867-1882]  
[http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:sk_read/search?forvaltning=&fylke=11&embete=Dalane+sorenskriveri&protokoll=&periode=&navn= Dalane sorenskriveri, 1867-1882]  
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*[http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:sk_read/search?forvaltning=&fylke=11&embete=Haugesund+sorenskriveri&protokoll=&periode=&navn= Haugesund sorenskriveri, 1865-1883]  
 
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*[http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:sk_read/search?forvaltning=&fylke=11&embete=J%C3%A6ren+og+Dalane+sorenskriveri&protokoll=&periode=&navn= Jæren og Dalane sorenskriveri, 1666-1867]  
[http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:sk_read/search?forvaltning=&fylke=11&embete=Haugesund+sorenskriveri&protokoll=&periode=&navn= Haugesund sorenskriveri, 1865-1883]  
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*[http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:sk_read/search?forvaltning=&fylke=11&embete=J%C3%A6ren+prosti&protokoll=&periode=&navn= Jæren prosti, 1763-1821]  
 
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*[http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:sk_read/search?forvaltning=&fylke=11&embete=J%C3%A6ren+sorenskriveri&protokoll=&periode=&navn= Jæren sorenskriveri. 1859-1896]  
[http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:sk_read/search?forvaltning=&fylke=11&embete=J%C3%A6ren+og+Dalane+sorenskriveri&protokoll=&periode=&navn= Jæren og Dalane sorenskriveri, 1666-1867]  
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*[http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:sk_read/search?forvaltning=&fylke=11&embete=Karmsund+prosti&protokoll=&periode=&navn= Karmsund prosti, 1692-1812]  
 
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*[http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:sk_read/search?forvaltning=&fylke=11&embete=Karmsund+sorenskriveri&protokoll=&periode=&navn= Karmsund sorenskriveri, 1793-1879] It also includes death notices, 1862-1901.  
[http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:sk_read/search?forvaltning=&fylke=11&embete=J%C3%A6ren+prosti&protokoll=&periode=&navn= Jæren prosti, 1763-1821]  
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*[http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:sk_read/search?forvaltning=&fylke=11&embete=Ryfylke+prosti&protokoll=&periode=&navn= Ryfylke prosti, 1786-1807]  
 
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*[http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:sk_read/search?forvaltning=&fylke=11&embete=Ryfylke+sorenskriveri&protokoll=&periode=&navn= Ryfylke sorenskriveri, 1731-1875]  
[http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:sk_read/search?forvaltning=&fylke=11&embete=J%C3%A6ren+sorenskriveri&protokoll=&periode=&navn= Jæren sorenskriveri. 1859-1896]  
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*[http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:sk_read/search?forvaltning=&fylke=11&embete=Stavanger+byfogd&protokoll=&periode=&navn= Stavanger byfogd, 1680-1869]
 
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[http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:sk_read/search?forvaltning=&fylke=11&embete=Karmsund+prosti&protokoll=&periode=&navn= Karmsund prosti, 1692-1812]  
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[http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:sk_read/search?forvaltning=&fylke=11&embete=Karmsund+sorenskriveri&protokoll=&periode=&navn= Karmsund sorenskriveri, 1793-1879] It also includes death notices, 1862-1901.  
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[http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:sk_read/search?forvaltning=&fylke=11&embete=Ryfylke+prosti&protokoll=&periode=&navn= Ryfylke prosti, 1786-1807]  
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[http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:sk_read/search?forvaltning=&fylke=11&embete=Ryfylke+sorenskriveri&protokoll=&periode=&navn= Ryfylke sorenskriveri, 1731-1875]  
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[http://www.arkivverket.no/URN:sk_read/search?forvaltning=&fylke=11&embete=Stavanger+byfogd&protokoll=&periode=&navn= Stavanger byfogd, 1680-1869]  
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== Probate Jurisdictions  ==
  
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Norway > Rogaland County

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Rogaland is a county in Norway, bordering Hordaland, Telemark, Aust-Agder and Vest-Agder. Rogaland is mainly a coastal region with fjords, beaches, and islands. It is the center of the Norwegian petroleum-industry, and as a result of this, Rogaland has the lowest unemployment rate of any county in Norway, 1.1%.

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Family History Resources

Biographies and genealogies of some well known persons in Rogaland county. "Kjente Rogalendingers ætt: slektshistoriske oplysninger", by Ola Aurenes, 1984. 948.31 D3a FHL INTL Book

Government Offices and Sites

Municipalities

These are the modern civil divisions in Norway and are called "Kommune". They may encompass several parishes.

The Norway.no website is the gateway to the public sector in Norway.

You may look at an alphabetical list for the whole country or you may view the list by county. For each municipality you will find telephone numbers, addresses, links to websites and E-mail links. There are both small scale and large scale location maps, links to the local library and library catalogs. The website can be toggled to English making this site very easy to use.

Karmøy Kommune

Use this link for direct access to Rogaland County.

Regions

Dalane region includes Bjerkreim, Egersund, Helleland, Lund and Sokndal clerical districts.

Jæren region includes Hetland (Frue), Høyland, , Håland, Klepp, Time (Lye) and Ogna clerical districts.

Karmøy region includes Avaldsnes, Kopervik (Stangeland), Skudenes, Skudeneshavn, Torvastad (Torvestad), Falnes, Ferkingstad and Åkra clerical districts.

Ryfylke region includes Hjelmeland, Høgsfjord, Jelsa, Sand, Strand, Suldal and Vikedal clerical districts.

Cities, Parishes, Clerical Districts in Rogaland County

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SuldalSaude (Sauda)SandErfjordSandeidVikedalImslandImslandVatsSkjoldNedstrand (Hinderå)SjernarøyTysværBokn (Bukken)FørdesfjordenAvaldsnesSkåreHaugesundTorvastad (Torvestad)UtsiraKopervikÅkraFerkingstadFalnesSkudenesRennesøyKvitsøy (Hvidingsø)Randaberg (Randeberg)MosterøySørbøHauskenHesbyFinnøy (Hesby)Talgøy (Talgje)FisterHjelmelandÅrdalForsand (Fossan)HøgsfjordHetland (FrueRiska (Riskekvernen)HøleStavangerStavangerMadlaSola (Sole)HålandSandnesHøylandBoreKleppOrreGjestalLyeTime (Lye)NærbøHåVarhaugOgnaBjerkreimEgersundHellelandHeskestadLundSokndal|Rogaland Parish MapRogaland Parishes 2x2.jpg



Censuses

Rogaland county census list for 1758. This census was taken by the priests in Rogaland county. It was not a request of the King, therefore it is the only one of its kind in Norway. It includes the name of the clerical district, farm name, persons name, age, and position in the houshold.

Church Records

The Norwegian Church (Den Norske Kirke) kept the vital statistics of the population. See Church Records for the contents and in-depth descriptions of the records. The links to the records available at the Family History Library are found in the individual parish under the Cities, Parishes, Clerical Districts in Rogaland County Section.

The National Archival Services of Norway maintains a website, Digitalarkivet.uib.no, in which you can search in transcribed source material for free. Images of the original church books have also been placed there. The Digitised Parish Registers interface can be used in English, Norwegian (Bokmål), Norwegian (Nynorsk) or Samisk (Davvisámegiella). However, the records are written in Norwegian.

Photos of church buildings in Rogaland county are posted on Kirker i Norge blogspot.

Death Notices

Death notices are viewable only through about 1935 although the links show later records.

Emigration Records

"Utvandrere fra Rogaland", [Stavanger : Cleng Peerson Memorial Institute, 1988?] A history of the people who emigrated from Rogaland County, Norway to America from 1825 to the early 1900's. It gives the persons name, age or year of birth, spouse, children, death dates, occupations, where they came from, where they went, and other miscellaneous information. Includes the lists of names of persons who sailed on the "Restauration" in 1825, the "Norden" in 1836, "The Norske Klippe" in 1836, and the "Enigheden". Also includes persons who emigrated from Tysvær, Karmøy, Haugesund, and surrounding areas in Rogaland County, Norway. 948.31 W2k FHL INTL Book


Farm Books

Rogaland A list of farm books which have been printed in order of place, with author, year of publication, and remarks.

Farm books in Rogaland county can be purchased from Rogaland Historielag.

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

Probate Records

Digital images of the probate records for Rogaland county can be found online at Digitalarkivet.

Probate Jurisdictions

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Taxation