Orsa Parish, Kopparberg, Sweden Genealogy

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Kopparberg County

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


(write information such as: how old the parish is, interesting facts about the parish, what alternate names it has, or any boundary changes.)
Orsa Parish, Kopparberg, Sweden Genealogy
Stift Västerås
Pastorat -1607 Orsa and Ore, 1607- Orsa
Län 1631-1640 Kopparberg, 1641-1646 Säter, 1647- Kopparberg
Landskap Dalarna
Härad not applicable
Tingslag -1779 Orsa, Ore and Älvdalen (first half of 1779), 1779-1804 Orsa and Älvdalen, 1805-1947 Orsa, 1948-1970 Mora and Orsa
Domsaga 1687-1875 Östra, later called Österdalarne, 1876-1970 Ovansiljan, 1971- Mora
Fögderi 1720-1966 Ovansiljan, 1967- Mora
Länsmansdistrikt -1917 Orsa tingslag
Kronofogdedistrikt 1965- Mora
Kommun 1863- Orsa
Militär indelning Dal-regementet: Orsa Kompani, Extra Soldat-Roteringen, Dalregementet: Orsa kompani

Place Names

Hansjö Ytterby, Hansjö Öfverby, Holn, Kyrkbyn, Kårgärde, Orsbleck, Stackmora, Skattungbyn, Slättberg, Stenberg, Åberga, Wångsgärde.

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, 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, 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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Orsa parish, Husförhörslängd 1840-1849 AI;29, Ort register.

Riksarkivet. "Orsa Församling." Nationell ArkivDatabas (NAD). March 2011 http://www.nad.ra.se/