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Guide to Øyestad, Aust-Agder, Norway ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, and military records.

Church Records

Microfilm at the Family History Library for Øyestad prestegjeld (clerical distirct). Contains priest and sexton records for Øyestad (Øiestad) parish. Also included Fjære parish until 1845, when Fjære became its own clerical district; Froland until 1849, when Froland became its own clerical district; and Hisøy until 1872, when Hisøy became its own clerical district. Included christenings for Arendal church for the year 1804. Parish registers from 1630-1932.

Digitized Parish Registers available online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).  Øyestad: 1692-1824, 1827-1918

Øyestad/Fjære: Official: 1683-1695,Copy: 1732-1750, Copy: 1751-1756, Copy: 1758-1765, Copy:1766-1785,

Copy: 1785-1803 , Copy: 1803-1817, Official: 1816-1826, Official: 1827-1839.

Øyestad/Froland: 1683-1697, 1747-1826, 1828-1848.

Øyestad/Hisøy: 1849-1872

Øyestad/Øyestad: Official: 1630-1691, Copy: 1780-1794, 1795-1807, 1816-1827, 1833-1843, 1843-1854,

1854-1872, 1919-1932.

Øyestad/Øyestad, Froland, Hisøy: 1816-1827

Census Records

  • 1664-1666: Fogdernes og sorenskrivernes manntall 1664-1666. The 1664-1666 census for Øyestad clerical district is available on microfilm at theFamily History Library. This census include the parishes of Fjære, Froland, and Øyestad, and was taken by the local civil authorities. It lists the names of the farms, farm owners (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.
  • 1664-1666: Sogneprestenes manntall 1664-1666. The 1664-1666 census for Øyestad is available on microfilm at theFamily History Library. This census include the parishes of ;Fjære, Froland, and Øyestad, and 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 authorities at this same time. Both censuses should be searched as they supplement each other. This clerical census is more complete.
  • 1701: Manntall 1701: optatt av fogderi, sorenskrivere og sogne prester ifølge kongebrev av 26 Juli 1701.
    The 1701 census is available on microfilm a the Family History Library. The census  include the parishes of Froland, Fjære, and Øyestad, and 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 Øyestad is available on microfilm a the Family History Library.  The 1801 census (b. 32) for Øyestad clerical district include Øyestad, Fjære, Froland, and Hisøy parishes. It lists the farm name, person's name, position in the household, age, marital status, and occupation.A typewritten edition with indexes is available on microfiche. It is called "Mikrokortutgåva av 1801-teljina". Also available online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).
  • 1865: Folketælling 31 December 1865. The 1865 census for Øyestad clerical district include the parishes of Øyestad, and Hisøy and are 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 Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives); as well as at theNorwegian Historical Data Centre at the University of Tromsø, Norway.
  • 1875: Folketælling for kongeriget Norge den 31te December 1875.  The 1875 census for Øyestad 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.
  • 1900: Folketælling for Norge, 3 Dec 1900. The 1900 census for Øyestad prestegjeld (clerical district) is avialable 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 on line at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives) of Norway; as well as at the Norwegian Historical Data Centre at the University of Tromsø, Norway.
  • 1910: Folketellingen for Norge den 1ste desember 1910.  The 1910 census forØyestad is available online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives) of Norway; as well as at theNorwegian Historical Data Centre at the University of Tromsø, Norway.

Court Records

Land Records

Farm Books

Gundersen, Bergår; Asdal, Gunnar Knutsen; Murdal, Arne J.: Gamle gårder i Øyestad.

"Gårder i Øyestad er utarbeidet på grunnlag av stoff som er samlet av noen av Historielagets medlemmar gjennom 15 år. Gårdshistorien er beregnet å bli på 3 bind. Av praktiske grunner kommer vi med 3. bind først (når man følger gårdsnummerne)".

Biblioteket har bare bind 2 og 3.

Bind 2 har rettelser til bind nr. 3, siderne 5-6.

A history of the old farms in Øyestad in Aust-Agder county with genealogy of the people who lived on them. FHL 948.28/O1 D2

Bråstad, Kjell J., 1948-: Øyestad bygdebok.

Bibliografi: b. 2. s. 436-441.

Med register i bind 2. s. 443-462.

Innhold: b. 1. Gårdsnummer 1-25 -- b. 2. Gårdsnummer 26-47.

A genealogy of the people and their farms in Øyestad in Aust-Agder county. FHL 948.28/)1 D2.

Farm Names

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

41 Aamholt lille, 36 Aas, 33 Aasbie, 26 Aasen, 36 Asdal, 5 Askehaugen, 47 Assæ lille, 36 Bakken, 33 Bie, 10 Bjelkevigen, 6 Bjelland, 36 Bjorbæk, 1 Bjørkebæk, 26 Bjørnum, 43 Blaagestad, 30 Bomsholmen, 43 Braastad,10 Braastadhaven, 20 Buens Laksefiskeri, 5 Bænken, 17 Drangen, 10 Eigelien, 23 Einerkjær, 17 Evjen, 10 Fiskebækken, 10 Fjeldmandspladsen, 24 Fogdemyren, 9 Furre, 8 Furremyr, 22 Ginnestad, 47 Glaværn, 36 Grandalen, 10 Granlien, 13 Hasledalen, 45 Haugaasdalen, 12 Haugen, 39 Hausland, 23 Helle, 14 Hullet, 17 Huodden, 36 Høiaasen,1 Jamsmoen, 12 Jordet, 34 Klaadeborg, 10 Klamrene, 21 Klep, 22 Klinningsklev, 1 Kollaasen, 17 Kvassen, 2 Langemyr,14 Langemyr, 17 Lindtveid, 17 Livolden, 12 Lundevolden, 38 Lunnerød, 25 Lærestveid, 14 Løddesøl søndre, 12 Løddesøl øvre,10 Løfjeld, 41 Moen, 10 Muddelien, 30 Munkestøen, 36 Møllerpladsen, 29 Natvig, 28 Nedenes, 23 Nersten,12 Nokkevjen, 1 Nævesdal ytre eller nedre, 5 Nævesdal øvre, 18 Præstegaarden, 37 Ranneklev, 10 Rise og Nes med Kjennaasen, 11 Risholt, 10 Rossedalen, 18 Rossøen,17 Rydningen,39 Rydningen, 19 Rygenes Laksefiskeri, 21 Ræfsnespladsen, 30 Rød, 3 Røinaaen, 42 Sageneset, 43 Sageneset, 37 Sandstø ,35 Seldal, 10 Seljaasen, 15 Sillekjær, 31 Skarpenes, 45 Slottet, 44 Solberg, 47 Soleglad, 32 Sponevigen, 1 Stagersnes, 16 Steine, 45 Stoa, 32 Strømsbu vestre, 43 Stupind,1 Sundshaven, 17 Svaaen, 3 Svartodden, 1 Svinehaven, 28 Søboden, 26 Tengstveid, 27 Tengstveidkjærret, 47 Tversafveien, 17 Tykkeris, 1 Ulsmoen, 4 Veisebu, 7 Vigeland, 24 Væding, 43 Ødemoen, 45 Østensbu


Øyestad histories:

Aas, Adamshave, Aldershvile, Almåsen, Asbjørnsplassen, Asdal, Askedalen, Askehaugen, Aslakshave, Assæv, Assævmyr, Assævneset, Bakkesteene, Bakken, Barlinddalen, Bekkesletta, Benken, Bergheia, Berntsplass, Bie, Birkelunden, Bjelkemyra, Bjelkeviga, Bjelland, Bjerkebekk, Bjorbekk, Bjørnsteinsmyr, Bjønnum, Bjønnumheien, Bjørkeli, Bjørnemyr, Bjørnsholla, Bjørnsplass, Bjønsteinsmyr, Blokken, Blågestad, Bomsholmen, Bratteberget, Bratteli, Brattåsen, Bryggerhusbakken, Bråstad, Bråstadhaven, Bråstadliene, Bråstadskogen, Bråten, Bua, Buflaten, Bunkene, Bødkerbugt, Bødkerplassen, Bølihaven, Børgesplassen, Dalen, Dalene, Dalsjordet, Doppedalen, Drangen, Dyremyr, Dyreplass, Eigelia, Eigelund, Eikås, Einerbakken, Einerhaugen, Einerkjerr, Ellensplass, Elseplass, Enerbakken, Engene, Engholmen, Evjen, Falkeplassen, Fellesengen, Fiskebekk, Fiskebekken, Fjellmannsplassen, Fjellmyr, Fladen, Flageborg, Fleskestøkket, Fogdemyr, Fosseledet, Fosseli, Frelsmyr, Frilund, Fritun, Frivoidshaven, Fumpenborg, Furre, Furremyr, Færen, Gamle Skarvedalen, Gausplass, Gjeldstø, Gjennestad, Gjessekjær, Gjøl, Glaværn, Goliplassen, Goutsplass, Gramshaven, Gramsplass, Grandalen, Granlia, Granlid, Granum, Granåsen, Graskjær, Gruben, Grønnvold, Gundersplass, Gårdalen, Halvorsplass, Hammeren, Hammersholmen, Hansnes, Hasledalen, Haugen, Haugerød, Haugum, Haugåsdalen, Hausland, Haven, Heia, Heidalen, Heien, Heieråsbakken, Helle, Hermannsplass, Hestehaven, Holla, Hollemyr, Holmen, Holmene, Hovet, Hullet, Huodden, Høgda, Høyda, Høyåsen, Håkedal, Ingeborgshave, Jamsmoen, Jerkholmen, Jespersplass, Joda, Johannesplass, Jomfruland, Jordet, Judedalen, Julianshaven, Jørgen-bruket, Kaninholmen, Karlsbruket, Kirkemyr, Kirstensplass, Kjeldal, Kjeldalstykket, Kjeldsplass, Kjennåsen, Kjerret, Kjøbenhavn, Klepp, Klinningsklev, Klådeborg, Knudsplass, Kollarhaugen, Kringlemyr, Kristensplass, Krogene, Kullebunden, Kvassen, Kverndal, Kålåsen, Laksefiskeri, Langekjerr, Langemyr, Langevold, Langteinen, Lars-bruket, Laubakken, Leheia, Leing, Lerestveit, Lerholla, Lia, Libro, Liehaugen, Lien, Liene, Lindtveit, Lindtveitmyra, Lindåsen, Livolden, Lunnerød, Lunåsen, Lyngemyr, Lyngmyr, Løddesol, Løddesøldalen, Løvbakken, Løvli, Mad-bruket, Madsesplass, Mikkelsbruk, Mjønnevolden, Moen, Moltemyr, Momyra, Momyrhaven, Monen, Mortensplassen, Muddelia, Munkestø, Myra, Myretangen, Myrhus, Møllerplass, Natvig, Naudenes, Nedenes, Nergård, Nersten, Neset, Nesheim, Nevesdal, Niels-bruket, Nokevja, Nokevji, Nokkehaugen, Norbø, Nordbø, Nordheim, Nordkjenn, Norgård, Norli, Nygård, Nygårdshaven, Nykjerr, Nødebroen, Odden, Odland, Olsbo, Omholt, Omholtmoen, Ospelunden, Pikkehaven, Plassen, Ramsøya, Rannekleiv, Ravneberger, Refsnes, Refsnesplassen, Rise, Risehaven, Riseplassen, Risetangen, Risholt, Romundsheia, Ross, Rossedalen, Rossøya, Rugshaven, Rusenholt, Rydningen, Rygene, Rød, Rønningen, Røynebu, Røynåna, Sageneset, Sagmyren, Sagodden, Salvestjern, Sandberget, Sandersplass, Sandkleven, Sandnes, Sandstø, Savbakken, Savstuen, Seldal, Seldalsmyren, Seljevolden, Seljåsdalen, Seljåsen, Sillekjær, Skarpenes, Skarpenestangen, Skarvedalen, Skauen, Skibberheia, Skinnerlien, Skoghaven, Skogshaven, Skomagerstykket, Skredderplassen, Skrubbedalen, Skyttervolden, Sletta, Slottet, Slåtta, Slåttelia, Smalsundet, Smedplassen, Snippeklev, Solbakken, Solberg, Solberg-Plassen, Soleglad, Solegladmyr, Solli, Spikkelia, Spillemannsplass, Spirene, Stagernes, Stampebakken, Stampen, Stea, Steine, Steinelien, Stoa, Stokkedalen, Stokken, Store Assæv, Store Askedalen, Storemoen, Storemyr, Strømmen, Strømsbu, Strømsodden, Stumpehaugen, Stupind, Sundshaven, Svart-Evje Sag, Svoa, Sørli, Sørsvan, Såbuliå, Tangen, Templet, Tingstveit, Tingstveitkjerret, Tingstveitåsen, Tjæregravmyra, Tollenes,    Torstensplass, Trættestykket, Tukarten, Tversavveien, Tykkeris, Tyskemyr, Ulfsmoen, Urdalen, Valeberget, Valeplassen, Vangen, Varpet, Vavollen, Veding, Vedingkjerr, Vedingsvoll, Veisebu, Vestereng, Vesterhaven, Viga, Vrengen, Vrengemyr, Wigeland, Willumsholmen, Ødegård, Ødemoen, Ørbekk, Østensbu, Østerhave, Øvremyr, Øyestad, Øyufsplass, Øyursplass, Åheim, Ålia, Årli, Åsbie, Åsen

Genealogy

Probate Records

Nedenes judicial district
*1640-1824 Family History Library
*1698-1826 Digitalarkivet

Nedenes judicial district to 1824
*1852-1892 Family History Library
*1852-1904 Digitalarkivet

Nedenes deanery
*1693-1811 Family History Library
*1693-1811 Digitalarkivet

References

Oluf Rygh: Norwegian Farm Names

Bråstad, Kjell J. . Øyestad Bygdebok  Bind 1.  Kragerø:  Naper Boktrykkeri, 1981.

Bråstad, Kjell J..  Øyestad Bygdebok  Bind 2.  Kragerø:  Naper Boktrykkeri, 1981.

Gundersen, Bergår, et al.  Gamle Gårder i Øyestad Bind 2.  Oslo:  Hestholms Boktrykkeri A.s., 1982.

Gundersen, Bergår, et al.  Gamle Gårder i Øyestad Bind 3.  Arendal:  Harald Seljåsen Offset, 1981.]