Gargnäs parish, Sweden Genealogy

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

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On January 1, 1962 this parish was created from Sorsele.

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Place Names

Abmoberg, Ava, Blattniksele, Bockträsk, Brännbacka, Bräskafors, Bure, Finsok, Fjällbonäs, Fjällnäs, Forsbacka, Forsnäs, Gargjaur Arjeplogs sn ( Gargjaur in Arjeplogs parish), Gargnäs, Gautsträsk se Övre Gautsträsk ( Gautsträsk see Upper Gautsträsk ), Gertsjaur, Gillesnuole, Giltjaur, Granbyn lappar ( Granbyn Lapps), Grannäs, Grundträsk, Holmfors, Hällnäs, Juktån, Kraddsele, Lomfors, Lomsele, Lomselenäs, Lotträsk, Malåberg, Myrberget, Nedre Sandsele ( Lower Sandsele ), Nordanås, Norrsele, Norsjön, Nyby, Ran norska ( Ran Norweigan), Ranbyn, Risnäs, Rågoliden, Råstrand, Sandsele se Nedre, Övre Sandsele ( Sandsele see Lower, Upper Sandsele), Sandsjön, Sappetnäs, Saxnäs, Skakträsk, Skansnäs, Sorsele, Staggträsk, Stennäs, Stensund, Storholmen, Torviksele, Tväråträsk, Vännäs, Örnäs, Övre Gautsträsk ( Upper Gautsträsk ), Övre Sandsele ( Upper Sandsele ), Boställslösa personer ( Homeless people ), Inflyttade pigor och drängar från andra socknar 1831-1846 (servant girls and farmhands who have moved in from other parishes 1831-1846 ),

Sweden 1951 Place Names Register and the Swedish Parish Pages list in this Wiki will give you searchable lists of places, particularly parishes and the farms within those parishes.

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Church Records

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Sorsele parish, Husförhörslängd, 1840-1846, Ort register.