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Church Records

Microfilm at the Family History Library for Sørum prestegjeld (clerical district). The parish registers exist from 1710 until 1729.  Contains parish registers from the parishes Sørum and Frogner.

Digitized parish registers available online at Digitalarkivet [Digital Archives]

Sørum:  1710-1730, 1759-1885, 1887-1890, 1894-1906, 1965-1969

Sørum/Frogner:  1878-1929 

Sørum/Sørum:  1878-1934

Census Records

  • 1664-1666: Sogneprestenes manntall 1664-1666. The 1664-1666 census for Sørum prestegjeld (clerical district) is available on microfilm at the Family History Library. 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.
  • 1664-1666: Fogdernes og sorenskrivernes manntall 1664-1666. The 1664-1666 census for Sørum prestegjeld (clerical district) is available on microfilm at the Family History Library. 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 sogne prester ifølge kongebrev av 26 Juli 1701. The 1701 census for Sørum prestegjeld (clerical district) is available on microfilm at the Family History Library. 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. The 1801 census for Sørum prestegjeld (clerical district) is available on microfilm at the Family History Library. The 1801 census (b. 7) for Sørum clerical district includes Sørum, and Frogner parishes. It lists the farm name, person's name, position in the household, age, marital status, and occupation. Also available online at the Digital Archives (Digitalarkivet) of Norway.
  • 1865: Folketælling 31 December 1865. The 1865 census for Sørum prestegjeld (clerical district) is available on microfilm at the Family History Library. This census contains the persons name, residence, status in the family, occupation, sex, martial status, place of birth, 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.  Available online at Digital Archvies (Digitalarkivet), as well as at the Norwegian Historical Data Centre at the University of Tromsø in Norway.
  • 1875: Folketælling for kongeriget Norge den 31te December 1875. The 1875 census for Sørum prestegjeld (clerical district) is available on microfilm at the Family History Library. This 1875 census contains the persons name, residence, position in the family, occupation, sex, marital status, year of birth, place of birth, religion if not a member of the state church, and other miscellaneous information.  Also available online at Digital Archives (Digitalarkivet), as well as at the Norwegian Historical Data Centre at the University of Tromsø in Norway.
  • 1900: Folketælling for Norge, 3 Dec 1900. The 1900 census for Sørum prestegjeld (clerical district) is available on microfilm at the Family History Library. This census contains the persons name, sex, resident or temporary resident, temporarily absent and where person is, position in the family, marital status, occupation, year of birth, place of birth, citizenship, religion, and other miscellaneous information.  Also available online at the Digital Archives (Digitalarkivet), as well as at the Norwegian Historical Data Centre at the University of Tromsø in Norway.

Court Records

Land Records

Farm Books

The Family History Library has Sørum bygdebok : bosettings- og næringshistorie. It is a farm history of Sørum community. In 1962 the new Sørum community was formed from the earlier known communities of Sørum and Blaker. Contains history of the area and genealogical information on farm residents.

Farm Names

33 Aalgaard 17 Aasgaard 63 Arteid 56 Asak nordre 52 Bakengen 51 Bakke 16 Berg 39 Bingen mellem 28 Blakersund 19 Bognerud 51 Braaten 50 Bæregg 18 Bøler 30 Børgen 2 Egner mellem 35 Engen 5 Flaen 25 Fosserud 10 Gjester 18 Gjesterhaugen 9 Grindbakken 60 Haskoldrud 13 Hol 21 Hollesjø 64 Holtet 32 Hvals-Ødegaarden 66 Hønsi 29 Imshaug 11 Jordengen 20 Jultoen 46 Kuskerud 48 Leikhammer 15 Leikvold 67 Lunder 44 Lystad 14 Løren 7 Løren-Ødegaarden 54 Mjønerud 52 Mæli 24 Neslerud 53 Nordli 11 Norum vestre 57 Præsterud 61 Refsum 37 Rømu Lænse 59 Sagen 41 Sennerud 23 Simarud 15 Skea 15 Skea lille 27 Skulerud 34 Smedsrud 4 Snedkeren 4 Snedkerjordet 36 Solberg 65 Stensrud 12 Stubbengen 8 Stubberud 18 Stuen 68 Størsrud 62 Sulerud 18 Sylteløkken 6 Sæteren 51 Sørli 35 Sørum 32 Sørum Præstegaard 9 Tajet 58 Tangerud 26 Tokerud 15 Tomten 22 Torbjørnsrud 49 Trangen 64 Ulverud 31 Vald 9 Vatterud 46 Vestby nordre 65 Vilberg nedre 9 Vølneberg 4 Vølner lille 8 Vølner store 42 Østby nordre

Probate Records

1680-1853: Records are found in Nedre Romerike judicial district.

1709-1778: Clerical probate records are found in Øvre Romerike deanery.

References

Oluf Rygh: Norwegian Farm Names


 

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