Örkened parish, Sweden Genealogy

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

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History

(write information such as: how old the parish is, interesting facts about the parish, what alternate names it has, or any boundary changes.)

The Orkened Parish (Örkeneds församling) is an independent parish in the Diocese of Lund. The Orkened parish is a hilly, woodland area of 236 sqkm north of Kristianstad that is now part of Lonsboda municipality. The parish was burned in 1678 during the 1675-1679 war between Sweden and Denmark.

The Orkened Church (Örkeneds kyrka) was built in late 1788 in Lönsboda and still stands today (located at Tosthultsvägen 2, Lönsboda, Sweden)


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Place Names

Aplahult, Bökön (Stora), Bökön ( Lilla ), Björstorp, Björkhult, Böglarehult, Bosakulla, Dufhult Norra, Dufhult Södra, Edema, Ekhult, Esseboda Södra, Esseboda Norra, Ekön, Ekeshult, Frostenstorp, Flyboda Vestra, Flyboda Östra, Fröatorp, Gislaboda, Grimsboda, Gylsboda, Gylleboda, Grafveboda, Hunshult, Hafhult Södra, Hafhult Norra, Hesslehyltan, Hägghult, Höfvitstorp, Jonstorp, Kätteboda, Kongsgården, Kruseboda, Kvarnatorp, Kätteboda, Komålen,Lönsboda,Nybygden, Nedraryd, Olastorp, Qvarnatorp, Rågeboda (Södra), Rönneboda, Rumpeboda, Räfvatorp, Strönhult, Svanshult, Santatorp, Skinnemyra, Skyttatorp, Smålatorp, Tofthult,Traneboda, Tranetorp, Tostaholm, Trånghyltan (Lilla), Tommaboda, Tommahult, Tjufön,Tostaboda, Trulsatorp, Ubbeboda, Ulfshult, Värmanshult, Åbuen, Örnanäs,                          


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

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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

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Family History Library Records

Click Sweden, Kristianstad 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, Kristianstad and then select your parish.

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References

Örkened, Husförhörslängd 1837-1841, Ortregister