Skäfthammar parish, Sweden Genealogy

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Guide to Skäfthammar 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 Uppsala ärkestift, 1989- Uppsala
Pastorat -1961 Hökhuvud and Skäfthammar, 1962-1971 Ekeby and Skäfthammar, 1972- Hökhuvud, Ekeby and Skäfthammar
Län 1634- Uppsala
Landskap Uppland
Härad Oland
Tingslag -1883 Oland, 1884-1970 Uppsala läns norra domsaga
Domsaga 1680-1714 see Alunda, 1715-1880 Uppsala läns norra, 1880- Tierp
Fögderi 1720-1878 Sjätte, 1879-1885 Femte, 1886-1917 Oland, 1918-1966 Tiunda, 1967-1970 Uppsala, 1971- Tierp
Länsmansdistrikt -1917 Olands tingslag
Kronofogdedistrikt 1965- Uppsala
Kommun 1863-1951 Skäfthammar, 1952-1973 Oland, 1974- Östhammar
Militär indelning Uplands Regemente: Olands Kompani, Extra Soldat-Roteringen, Upplands Regemente: Majorens (Olands) kompani
FamilySearch I.D. 2056787
NAD Ref Code SE/ULA/11352

Place Names

Botmora, Botmora ägor, Bräckbohl, Bummelmora, Edsmossen, Elgmora, Fastbohl, Gimo Bruk, Hafssvalget, Igelsbygden, Igelsbygden ägor, Johannislund, Knutsbohl, Lundaräng, Mortorpet, Söder Skepthammar, Söder Skepthammar ägor, Norr Skepthammar, Walde, Walde ägor, Wreta,

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, Uppsala 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, Uppsala and then select your parish.

Military Records

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Riksarkivet. "Skäfthammar Församling." Nationell ArkivDatabas (NAD). September 2011

Skäfthammar, husförhörslängd 1846-1850, Ortregister.