Ørskog, Møre og Romsdal, Norway Genealogy

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Guide to Ørskog, Norway ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, and military records

Church Records

Ørskog clerical district contains parish registers from the parishes Ørskog and Sykkylven. Included Stranda and Stordal until 1759. The Family History Library has microfilm copies of the church books, 1720-1925. Digital images are online at Digitalarkivet: Ørskog: 1720-1877 Ørskog / Sykkylven: 1865-1937 Ørskog / Ørskog: 1852-1925 Stranda: 1759-1881 Stranda / Stordal: 1854-1943 Stranda / Stranda: 1854-1938

Census Records

  • Sogneprestenes manntall 1664-1666. The 1664-1666 census for Ørskog clerical district was kept by the parish priest and includes the parishes of Ørskog, Sykkylven, Stordal, Stranda, Norddal, Sunnylven and Geiranger. This census is available on microfilm at the Family History Library. Also available online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).
  • Folketellingen den 1ste februar 1801, Norge. The 1801 census for Ørskog clerical district includes the parishes of Ørskog and Sykkylven and is available on microfilm at the Family History Library. It is also available online at Digital Archives.
  • Folketellingen 1845 for Ørskog prestegjeld (Møre og Romsdal). The 1845 census for Ørskog clerical district includes the parishes of Ørskog and Sykkylven. It lists statistics only, and is available on microfilm at the Family History LIbrary.
  • Folketellingen for kongeriget Norge den 31te desember 1875.\ The 1875 census for Ørskog clerical district includes the parishes of Ørskog and Sykkylven and is available on microfilm at the Family History Library.

Court Records

Land Records

Farm Books

Kjølås, Gerhard, and Waksvik, E.O., Ørskog gjennom tidene, Ørskog : Utgjeve av Ørskog Sparebank, 1964-1969, 1990. history of Ørskog in Møre og Romsdal county and a genealogy of the people and their farms. FHL 948.35/O2 H2k Farm name indexes to volumes 2 and 3 are found in the following links. File:948.35-O2 H2k v2 - ORSKOG-2.pdf, File:948.35-O2 H2k V3 - ORSKOG.pdf

Farm Names

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

14 Aamdaam, 31 Akslevold, 51 Almskaret, 38 Apalset, 25 Baardsgjerde, 32 Barlindbrekke, 58 Bjørnevik, 33 Braute, 28 Breiskaret, 6 Bøen, 38 Bøen, 29 Egge, 53 Furnes, 57 Furstranden, 38 Gaupefløget, 15 Gausnes, 20 Giskemo, 24 Gjerde, 2 Halvardsæteren, 38 Hammeren, 6 Hatlen, 2 Haugen, 21 Haukaas, 3 Hjelle, 4 Hjellereite, 34 Holen, 12 Jarskar, 61 Kirkestein, 38 Kleven, 48 Klokk, 43 Kraaken, 27 Lande nedre, 26 Lande øvre, 40 Langskibsøen, 35 Li, 17 Liset, 16 Lisetvik, 11 Ludolfpladsen, 46 Løkedalen, 45 Løset, 52 Løset, 54 Løvold, 47 Melset, 28 Myrene, 44 Nysæteren,59 Opsal, 41 Ramstad, 9 Reite, 22 Ryssebøen, 56 Rønes, 60 Sandvik, 13 Skarbøen, 50 Skaret, 48 Slettereiten, 8 Sollien nedre, 34 Solnørdalen, 7 Steinene, 28 Steinholt, 37 Stigen, 36 Stillingshaugen, 37 Storvik, 30 Svartløken, 42 Svinset, 5 Sæter, 28 Søholt, 36 Søholtstranden, 49 Søvik nedre, 22 Tuene, 39 Tysse, 7 Utbø, 10 Vagsvik, 23 Valgjerdmo, 11 Vestre, 55 Vinsnes, 1 Viset, 18 Vold nedre, 19 Vold øvre, 28 Volden, 22 Ørskog

Probate Records

1689-1801: Probates are found in Sunnmøre judicial district. 1791-1852: Probates are found in Nordre Sunnmøre judicial district. 1707-1807: Clerical probates are found in Sunnmøre Deanery

References

http://www.dokpro.uio.no/rygh_ng/rygh_form.html Oluf Rygh: Norwegian Farm Names]