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Church Records

Microfilm at the Family History Library for Skedsmo prestegjeld (clerical district).  Contains parish registers from the parishes Skedsmo, Lillestrøm and Lørenskog. Included the parishes Nittedal and Hakadal until 1774. The christening books for 1760-1827 were burned in the church fire of 8 Feb 1830. The parish registers exist for the years 1706-1931.

Digitized parish registers online at Digitalarkivet [Digital Archives]

Skedsmo:  1706-1727, 1737-1883, 1909-1917, 1919-1969

Skedsmo/Lillestrøm:  1908-1939

Skedsmo/Lørenskog:  1883-1901, 1903-1950

Skedsmo/Skedsmo:  1883-1945

Skedsmo/Strømmen:  1940-1969

Census Records

  • 1660's: Sogneprestenes manntall 1664-1666. The 1664-1666 census for Skedsmo prestegjeld includes the parishes of Skedsmo, Lørenskog, Hakadal and Nittedal in Skedsmo prestegjeld (clerical district), and is available on mircrofilm 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 author- ities at this same time. Both censuses should be searched as they supplement each other. This clerical census is more complete.
  • 1660's: Fogdernes og sorenskrivernes manntall 1664-1666. 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. The 1701 census for Skedsmo 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 Skedsmo prestegjeld (clerical district) is available on microfilm at the Family History Library. The 1801 census (b. 7) for Skedsmo clerical district includes Skedsmo, Lillestrøm, and Lørenskog parishes. It lists the farm name, person's name, position in the household, age, marital status, and occupation.  Also available online at Digital Archives (Digitalarkivet) of Norway.
  • 1865: Folketælling 31 December 1865. The 1865 census for Skedsmo 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. Also available online at the Digital Archives (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 Skedsmo 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 the Digital Archives 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 Skedsmo 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 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 Skedsmo, bygdens historie. It is a history of Skedsmo in Akershus county with some genealogy. A farm name index to volume 2 is found in the following link. File:948.22-S2 H2h V2 - Skedsmo Bygens Historie II.pdf

Farm Names

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

56 Aasen 8 Asak østre, 35 Bakken 77 Bakken 25 Berg 58 Berger nordre 39 Braanaas nordre 78 Braate 14 Braaten 4 Branderud 11 Brandsnaten 27 Brauter vestre 79 Brynjulsbakken 13 Bøler 11 Enger 18 Farseggen 75 Fjeld Sag 23 Flaen 79 Flaen 62 Fletstein 63 Foss 47 Fossum 77 Frydenlund 11 Fuglesangen 77 Gaarman 27 Gaasevikløkken 77 Gautbakken 77 Gislebakken 10 Gislerud 79 Greserud 75 Grinden 77 Guldal 10 Haugli 68 Haugsholen 79 Heggelund 28 Heia 75 Hella 56 Hesteløkken og Østløkken 53 Holm 36 Holt vestre 77 Hoppestuen 48 Huseby 60 Hvam nordre 70 Hvam søndre 77 Høibru 38 Høkelund 77 Jenseberget 43 Jogstad 52 Karterud nordre 65 Karterud søndre 77 Kastellet 31 Kjeller vestre 18 Kjus lille 75 Klemmetstuen 75 Kleven 77 Knutsrud 2 Kongsrud 1 Kopperud 37 Korset 61 Kraakerud 56 Kroken 64 Lahaug 55 Leikvold 77 Leirdalen 15 Leirsund 77 Lillebak 66 Luke 37 Lund 23 Løken 16 Løkken 69 Melby 56 Myrer 49 Myrhaug 42 Møien 78 Nebben 34 Nitberg vestre 59 Nitsund 72 Nordby 53 Nordli 12 Nygaard 30 Over 37 Præstmosen 50 Ringnes 24 Ris 75 Ryen 56 Salerud 37 Sandbakken 28 Skaavaal 54 Skarud 37 Skedsmo forrige Præstegaard 21 Skedsmovolden 77 Skjerva 74 Skjetten nordre 44 Skolsegg nedre 41 Skrimstad 78 Sletten 20 Slogum 71 Slora 49 Solberg 77 Stalsberg 73 Stav 77 Strandbakken 34 Stranden 77 Stubberud 12 Sundstuen 78 Syverstuen 77 Sørli 29 Sørum vestre 80 Tangerud 19 Tomt 3 Torgunrud 75 Trosterud 67 Tærud vestre 51 Tærud østre 12 Ulreng nordre 71 Valstad 77 Vassøen 79 Vestby 21 Vestvolden 29 Villa cara 22 Volden nordre 46 Værhaug 10 Ødegaarden 75 Østerdalen

Probate Records

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


1719-1807: Clerical probate records are found in Nedre Romerike deanery.

References

Oluf Rygh: Norwegian Farm Names


 

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