Öra Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy

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Guide to Öra Parish, Sweden ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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(write information such as: how old the parish is, interesting facts about the parish, what alternate names it has, or any boundary changes.)
Öra Parish, Älvsborg, Sweden Genealogy
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Place Names:

Blackeryd, Brogärde, Byholmen, Brännebo



Fattigstugan, Frälsegården

Gamlarp Nedergården, Gamlarp Övergården, Gårdalslyckan

Hallarna, Hallebo, Hjärttorp Mellangården, Hjärttorp Smedsgården, Hjärttorp Västergården, Holmen, Hultet. Högsbo


Karlsberg, Kullen, Kås Västergården, Kås Östergården


Nybygget, Nävrabacken


Skattegården, Skorpered, Stenbacken, Stommen, Svedjan, Svedjarna

Tokarp Lillegården, Tokarp Storegården, Tån

Öra Frälsegården, Öra Skattegården, Öra Stommen 

To see what kind of place it is you will need a Swedish Gazetteer.

  • Surrounding Parishes


Census Records

Church Records

Online Database Church Records

The easiest way to access the Swedish Church Records is through the internet, using these five sites (see links to specific collections below). Four of these sites require a subscription for access. (ArkivDigital, Ancestry.com, and MyHeritage.com are available at a FamilyHistory Center near you free of charge.)

Help Using ArkivDigital: Online Databases for Sweden

These lessons will teach you how to use ArkivDigital:

Family History Library Records

Click Sweden, Älvsborg Records for a full listing of microfilmed records (some digitized online) at the Family History Library, that may be viewed on loan at a family history center near you. Click on "Places within Sweden, Älvsborg" and then select your parish.

Military Records

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Öra Husförhörslängd 1830-1843 Ortregister