Ramsjö parish, Sweden Genealogy

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Guide to Ramsjö 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.)

In 1852 Ramsjö broke off from Ljusdal as a "kapellförsamling".
Stift Uppsala ärkestift
Pastorat 1852-1861 Ljusdal, 1861-1973 Ramsjö, 1974- Ljusdal
Län Gävleborg
Landskap Hälsingland
Härad not applicable
Tingslag -1927 Ljusdal, 1928-1970 Västra Hälsinglands domsagas
Domsaga -1770 Hälsinglands, 1771-1820 Hälsinglands norra, 1821-1970 Västra Hälsinglands, 1971-1973 Västra Hälsinglands tingsrätts, 1974- Ljusdals tingsrätts
Fögderi -1863 Norra Hälsingland, 1864-1917 Västra Hälsingland
Länsmansdistrikt -1880 Ljusdal, 1881-1917 Ramsjö
Kronofogdedistrikt add here
Kommun 1863-1970 Ramsjö, 1971- Ljusdal
Militär indelning Helsinge Regementet
Jerfsö Kompani
FamilySearch I.D. 6372218
NAD Ref Code Uppsala ärkestift

Place Names

Finneby, Flomurkölen, Furuhöjd,
Getkölen, Greningsvallen, Gåda,
Hedsjön, Hjärtnäs, Holmsveden, Huskasnäs,
Naggen, Norrberg, Nybo,
Stagelåsen, Stugutjärn, Sund,
Tallnäs, Tevansjö, Trolltjärn,
Viken, Vås,

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

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Family History Library Records

Click Sweden, Gävleborg 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, Gävleborg" and then select your parish.

Military Records

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Ramsjö parish, Husförhörslängd AI:1 1853-1861, Ort register.

Jurisdictional Information from: Riksarkivet. "Ramsjö Församling." Nationell ArkivDatabas (NAD). February 2015 http://www.nad.riksarkivet.se/