Skephult parish, Sweden Genealogy

From FamilySearch Wiki
(Redirected from Skephult parish, Sweden)
Jump to: navigation, search

Europe Gotoarrow.pngSwedenGotoarrow.pngÄlvsborg County Gotoarrow.png Skephult parish

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

Back to Sweden


(write information such as: how old the parish is, interesting facts about the parish, what alternate names it has, or any boundary changes.)
Stift add here
Pastorat add here
Län Älvsborg
Landskap add here
Härad add here
Tingslag add here
Domsaga add here
Fögderi add here
Länsmansdistrikt add here
Kronofogdedistrikt add here
Kommun add here
Militär indelning add here

Place Names:

Backen, Björkelund, Björkesbacken, Björkåsen, Björnholmen, Björnåsen, Björstorp, Bläshult, Borghult Nedregården, Borghult Övregården, Botten, Brobacken, Buared, Bäckabo

Dalen, Dängevik

Ekåsen under Backen, Ekåsen under Högsshult, Ekåsen under Skepphult, Enåsen

Fagergrenstorp, Fagerhult, Freared, Furlund, Furusten, Fäbrohult

Granbacken, Gunseryd

Hagen, Hederna under Borghult Nedregården, Hederna under Högshult Övregården, Hunnaryd, Hässlehult Nedregården, Hässlehult Övregården, Hästhagen under Backen, Hästhagen under Skepphult, Högelid, Högshult Nedregården, Högshult Övregården

Kalvhagen, Klockaregården, Kolabotten, Källebergshed, Källekullen, Källekärr, Källsholm, Kärret

Lammåsen, Lindåsen, Nakersjö, Nedregården Borghult, Nedregården Hässlehult, Nedregården Högshult, Nedregården Skappared, Nybo, Nyhemmet, Näset


Sjölyckan, Skeppared Nedregården, Skeppared Västergården, Skeppared Övregården, Skepphult, Skepphult Klockaregården, Skårhult, Stamhult, Svedjan, Svenstorp


Vällingebacka, Vännered, Västergården Skeppared

Åsen under Backen, Åsen under Dängevik, Åsen under Skeppared Västergården, Åstorp

Övregården Borghult, Övregården Hässlehult, Övregården Högshult, Övregården Skeppared

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

  • Surrounding Parishes


(write information about the different collections, or tips on using them)

  • Church Records

  • Court Records

  • Military Records

A book entitled "Soldater i Skephults socken" has been written by Britt Hagman.  It is about soldiers in the Royal Elfsborg Regiment that came from Skepphult parish.  It contains information about the soldier's name, the time period he served and any special notations that are found about him in the muster rolls.  A copy of the book is available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.  It may also be available at other libraries or available to purchase online. 

Related Sources


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.)

Help Using ArkivDigital: Online Databases for Sweden

These lessons will teach you how to use ArkivDigital:

Family History Library Records

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

Military Records

Related Sources

{{{link}}}Ask the Community Button New Version.jpg

Help Reading Swedish Records

Help Reading Old Handwriting

Help With Research Objectives and Strategies

Sweden Research Strategies

  • Printed

Societies and Libraries


Skephult Husförhörslängd 1835-1841 Ortregister