Medåker parish, Sweden Genealogy

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

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(write information such as: how old the parish is, interesting facts about the parish, what alternate names it has, or any boundary changes.)
Stift Västerås
Pastorat -1921 Medåker, 1922-1961 Medåker och Himmeta, 1962-1970 Medåker, Himmeta and Västra Skedvi, 1971-1974 Arboga stads- and landsförsamlingar and Medåker, 1975- Arboga stads- and landsförsamlingar, Medåker and Götlunda
Län 1634- Västmanland
Landskap Västmanland
Härad Åkerbo
Tingslag -1906 Åkerbo härad, 1906-1928 Västmanlands västra domsaga, 1929-1970 Åkerbo and Skinnskatteberg
Domsaga -1718 Siende, Tuhundra and Åkerbo, 1719-1795 Siende, Tuhundra, Åkerbo and Snevringe, 1796-1857 Åkerbo, 1858-1970 Västmanlands västra, 1971- Köping
Fögderi 1720-1946 Kungsör, 1946- Köping
Länsmansdistrikt -1883 Åkerbo härads första 1883-1892 Kungsörs fögderis tredje, 1892-1917 Arboga
Kronofogdedistrikt 1965- Köping
Kommun 1863-1951 Medåker, 1952-1970 Medåker (storkommun), 1971- Arboga
Militär indelning Lif-Regementets Grenadier-Corps: Kungsörs Kompani, Lif-Regementets Husar-Corps: Lif-Sqvadron, Fellingsbro Kompani
Vestmanlands Regemente: Strömsholms and Kungsörs Kompanier
Extra Soldat-Roteringen
Västmanlands Regemente: Strömsholms and Kungsörs kompanier, -1791 Livregementet Till Häst: Kungsörs and Fellingsbro kompanier
1791- Livregements (Brigadens Lätta Infanteri-) Grenadjärkår: Kungsörs kompani
1791-1834 Livregements (Brigadens Lätta Dragon-) Husarkår: Arboga Skvadron
1834- Livregements (Brigadens Lätta Dragon-)Husarkår: Livsvadronen
FamilySearch I.D. 2056915
NAD Ref Code SE/ULA/11068

Place Names

Bejby, Berga, Byringe,
Comminister gården,
Dahl, Dahl Norra, Dahl Södra,
Fattighuset, Fillinge,
Hagby, Hult,
Norra Dahl, Norr Ryby, Prestgården,
Ryby Norr, Ryby Södra, Ryby Östra, Röfors,
Smedby, Södra Dahl, Södra Ryby,
Tveta, Tåby,
Ödesberga, Östra Ryby,

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

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Church Records

Online Database Church Records

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Family History Library Records

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Medåker, Husförhörslängd 1835-1844, Ortregister

Jurisdictional Information from: Riksarkivet. "Medåker Församling." Nationell ArkivDatabas (NAD). April 2012