Linsell parish, Sweden Genealogy

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

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Up to 1909 this parish was known as Linsell. Between 1910-1940 it was known as Linsäll. After 1940 the name was changed back to Linsell. This parish was created in 1798 from Sveg as a kapellförsamling, From 1870 up to 1922 it was a annexförsamling.

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Stift 1647- Härnösand
Pastorat 1758- Sveg
Län 1645-1654 Hudiksvalls län, 1655-1810 Gävleborg, 1810- Jämtland
Landskap Jämtland
Härad not applicable
Tingslag -1741 Jämtlands domsaga, 1741- Sveg
Domsaga 1680-1811 Jämtland, 1812-1878 Södra Jämtland, 1879- Härjedalen
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Place Names

Bölberget, Djursvallen, Fjätdalen, Fjäten och Häggberget, Glöte, Häggberget, Kölosen, Linsäll, Lofsdalen, Ortholmen, Ransjö, Sörvattnet, Utgården, Vadet i Fjäten, Åsen.

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Linsell parish, Husförhörslängd 1839,1847, AI;4, Ort register.

Jurisdictional information from: Riksarkivet, “Linsells församling”, at Nationell ArkivDatabas (NAD). March 2012.