Karlstad: Landsförsamling parish, Sweden Genealogy

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Karlstad: Landsförsamling
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Place Names

Alster, Alster stamp och såg, Alster Qvarn, Aspsäter Norra/Eriksberg, Aspsäter Lyckorna/Käringtorp, Aspsäter Labråten, Aspsäter Södra, Aspsäter Soldatstom


Dingelsund, Dingelsund Smedstorp

Edsgatan, Edsgatan Rasbjör, Edsgatan Stackfallet, Ekornviken, Eriksberg

Fanrviken, Fantviken Soldatstom, Finta, Finta Berget, Fintatorp, Fintatorp Soldatstom, Fattighjon

Henstad, Husviken


Kattviken, Kattviken Halla, Knappstad, Knappstad Råggårsdviken, Kroppkärr, Kroppkärr Rosendal Stora, Kroppkärr Rosendal Lilla, Kroppkärr Fallet, Kroppkärr Fogdemyra, Kroppkärr Qvarnhaget

Långviken, Lövnäs

Mölnaretorp Östra

Rud, Rud Fogdemyra

Sanna, Sandbäcken Norra, Sandbäcken Södra, Smörhall, Sundet, Sundet Soldatstom, Svinbäcken

Widön,  Widön Killingholmen, Widön Andholmen/Skoghall,  Widön Ebbenäs

Wåxnäs Lilla, Wåxnäs Södra, Wåxnäs Tallåsen, Wåxnäs Stora, Wåxnäs Sixen, Wälsviken

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

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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.)

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Family History Library Records

Click Sweden, Värmland 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, Värmland and then select your parish.

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Karlstad Landsförsamling Husförhörslängd 1836-1840 Ortregister