Skjerstad, Nordland, Norway Genealogy

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Guide to Skjerstad, Norway ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, and military records.


Church Records

Skjerstad clerical district contains parish registers from the parishes of Skjerstad with Misvær chapel and Fauske until 1902.

The Family History Library has microfilm copies of the church books, 1672-1916.

Digital images are online at Digitalarkivet:

Skjerstad: 1672-1678, 1690-1699, 1725-1877, 1894-1934

Skjerstad: / Fauske: 1879-1897

Skjerstad / Skjerstad: 1878-1916

Fauske: 1898-1910

Fauske / Sulitjelma: 1899-1920

Census Records

  • 1664-1666, 1701 see Bodø clerical district.
  • Folketellingen den 1ste februar 1801, Norge. The 1801 census for Skjerstad clerical district includes the parishes of Skjerstad and Fauske and is available on microiflm at the Family History Library. Also available in a searchable database at Digitalarkivet.
  • 1835 folketelling for Ofoten prestegjeld (Nordland). The 1835 census for Ofoten clerical district includes the parishes of Ofoten, Evenes, Ankenes, Skjerstad, Fauske, Værøy, and Røst and is available on microfilm at the Family History Library.
  • Folketellinga 1875 for [nr.] 1842 Skjerstad. An index to the 1875 census is available on microfiche at the Family History Library.

Court Records

Land Records

Farm Books

Farm Names

51 Alvnes, 63 Bjørnbak, 20 Bjørnlien, 38 Breivik, 37 Breivikdalen, 23 Brekke, 73 Bringnesli, 72 Bringneslimark, 74 Bringneslimo, 8 Bu, 60 Djuposen, 11 Enge, 30 Espenes, 1 Evenset, 18 Finvadlien, 40 Fjeldnes, 67 Fridalen, 76 Furnes, 79 Gammøren, 58 Hagnes, 68 Halshaugen, 54 Haug, 55 Haukland, 59 Helskog, 48 Hestekker, 81 Holand, 45 Holstad, 7 Hoset, 47 Hundholmen, 28 Høgset, 71 Jordbruen, 62 Kaasmo, 22 Kaasmolien, 21 Kaasmovolden, 13 Karbøl, 78 Kistrand, 18 Kjoltan, 29 Klette, 10 Klettenge, 2 Kvalnes, 41 Kvandal, 31 Kvarv, 3 Kvigstad, 75 Laksaabak, 5 Ljønes, 72 Lægda, 56 Løkaas, 15 Midtødegaarden, 26 Misvær, 79 Mjønes, 12 Mohus, 82 Naurstad, 50 Nes, 77 Nordvik, 61 Nystad, 69 Næverhaugen, 9 Oldereid, 38 Pundsleien, 44 Røvik, 6 Sand, 25 Skar, 35 Skjerstad, 52 Stemland, 53 Stokland, 24 Stolpe, 57 Strømsnes, 32 Støvset, 34 Tapstad, 64 Tverelv, 36 Utvik, 80 Vaagan, 46 Venset, 18 Vesterlien, 17 Vestvatnet, 70 Vestvatnli, 49 Vollan, 43 Øines, 65 Østerkløft

In addition, the following farms were listed for Skjerstad in: Berg, Gunnar, Nye Slekter i Valnesfjord, (Bodø: 2005).

Austerheim, Bjørkmo, Bjørnli, Breivik, Breivikdal (Kvannås), Brekke, Bue, Enge, Espenes, Evenset, Fjellnes, Gamøyr, Holand, Hoset, Høgset, Karbøl, Klette, Kletteng, Kosmo (i Misvær), Kosmoli, Kvalnes, Kvandal, Kvarv, Kvikstad, Ljønes, Ljøsenhammeren, Misvær, Mjønes, Mohus, Naurstad, Oldereid, Oldereidmark (Lien), Sand, Skar, Skjerstad, Skogmo, Stolpe, Støvset m/ Åkervik, Svartvatn, 86 Sølenvik, Tapstad, Utvik, Vesterli, Vestvatn, Vågan

Probate Records

1713-1877: Probates are found in Salten judicial district.

1701-1832: Clerical probates are found in Salten Deanery

References

Oluf Rygh: Norwegian Farm Names