Mora parish, Sweden Genealogy

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Guide to Mora 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 Mora
Län 1631-1640 Kopparberg, 1641-1646 Säter, 1647- Kopparberg
Landskap Dalarna
Härad not applicable
Tingslag -1778 Mora, Venjan and Särna, 1779-1842 Mora, Sollerö, Venjan and Särna, 1843-1893 Mora, Sollerö and Venjan, 1894-1947 Mora, 1948-1970 Mora and Ors
Domsaga 1687-1875 Östra, later called Österdalarne, 1876-1970 Ovansiljan, 1971- Mora
Fögderi 1720-1966 Ovansiljan, 1967- Mora
Länsmansdistrikt -1917 Mora
Kronofogdedistrikt 1965- Mora
Kommun 1863-1958 Mora, 1959-1970 Mora köping, 1971- Mora
Militär indelning Dal-regementet: Mora and Orsa Kompanier, Extra Soldat-Roteringen, Dalregementet: Mora and Orsa kompanier
FamilySearch I.D. 6372787
NAD Ref Code SE/ULA/11069

Place Names

Bergkarlås, Björkvassla, Bonäs, Bäck,
Garsås, Gopshus,
Heden, Hemus, Höjen,
Indor, Isunda,
Limbäck, Lisselby, Långlet,
Moren, Morkarlby, Myran,
Noreberg, Norret (Noret), Nusnäs,
Selja, Siljansfors, Storbyn, Storbyn Östra, Stranden,
Wattnäs, Widbäcken, Wika, Winäs,
Öna, Östnor, Östra Storbyn,

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

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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,, and are available at a FamilyHistory Center near you free of charge.)

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Family History Library Records

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

Military Records

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Mora parish, Husförhörslängd 1847-1856, AI;14a, Ort register.

Riksarkivet. "Mora Församling." Nationell ArkivDatabas (NAD). March 2011