Överhogdal parish, Sweden Genealogy

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

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This parish was created in 1466 from Sveg parish as the kapellförsamling. Then later in 1814 it was changed to be the annex församling. Up to 1909 this parish was called Över-Hogdal. In 1910 the parish was officially renamed Överhogdal.

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Stift -1647 Uppsala ärke, 1647- Härnösand
Pastorat -1814 Sveg, 1814- Ytterhogdal
Län 1645-1654 Hudiksvalls län, 1655-1810 Gävleborg, 1810- Jämtland
Landskap Jämtland
Härad not applicable
Tingslag -1741 Jämtlands domsaga, 1741- Sveg
Domsaga 1680-1811 Jämtland, 1812-1878 Södra Jämtland, 1879- Härjedalen
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Militär indelning Extra Soldat-Roteringen

Place Names

The household examinations are organized by Kyrkbyn rote numbers. For example, kyrkbyn förhörs roten 1, 2, or 3

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Family History Library Records

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Riksarkivet. "Överhogdal" Nationell ArkivDatabas (NAD). Sept 2011 http://www.nad.ra.se/

Överhogdal, Husförhörslängd register 1822 - 1831