Jönköping: Sofia parish, Sweden Genealogy

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History

Up until 1851 the parish was known as Jönköpings Slottsförsamling. From 1852 to 1921 it was named Jönköpings västra församling. After 1921 known as Jönköpings Sophia.

(write information such as: how old the parish is, interesting facts about the parish, what alternate names it has, or any boundary changes.)
Jönköping: Sofia
Jurisdictions
Stift Växjö
Pastorat -1851Jönköpings Slottsförsamling, 1852-1924 Jönköpings Kristina, Jönköpings Sofia (Västra) and Ljungarum, 1924-1958 Jönköpings Sophia, 1959 Jönköpings Sophia and Järstorp.
Län Jönköping
Landskap Småland
Härad Jönköping Rådhusrätt:
Tingslag Jönköpings rr
Domsaga Jönköping tingsrätt
Fögderi -1945 Jönköpings stad, 1946- Jönköping
Länsmansdistrikt add here
Kronofogdedistrikt add here
Kommun 1863-1970 Jönköpings stad, 1971- Jönköping kommun
Militär indelning add here
FamilySearch I.D. 6377695
NAD Ref Code SE/VALA/00171


Place Names


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

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Collections

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

These lessons will teach you how to use ArkivDigital:

Family History Library Records

Click Sweden, Jönköping 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, Jönköping" and then select your parish.

Military Records

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References

Jurisdictional Information from: Riksarkivet. "Jönköpings Sofia Församling." Nationell ArkivDatabas (NAD). June 2012 http://www.nad.riksarkivet.se/