Stora Tuna parish, Sweden Genealogy

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Guide to Stora Tuna 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.)
Stora Tuna
Stift Västerås
Pastorat -1961 Stora Tuna, 1962- Stora Tuna and Torsång
Län 1631-1635 Kopparberg (Ovanbrodelen), 1631-1635 Säter (Utombrodelen), 1636-1640 Kopparberg, 1641-1646 Säter, 1647- Kopparberg
Landskap Dalarna
Härad not applicable
Tingslag -1888 Tuna, later called Stora Tuna and Gustafs, 1889-1970 Falu domsagas södra
Domsaga 1687-1857 Östra, 1858- Falun
Fögderi 1720-1881 Säters län, 1881-1885 Kopparberg, 1886-1946 Falun, 1946- Borlänge
Länsmansdistrikt -1881 Stora Tuna, 1881-1917 Stora Tuna Utombrodel, 1881-1917 Stora Tuna Ovanbrodel
Kronofogdedistrikt 1965- Borlänge
Kommun 1863-1970 Stora Tuna, 1971- Borlänge
Militär indelning Dal-regementet: Gagnefs Kompani, Extra Soldat-Roteringen, Dalregementet: Överstelöjtnantens (Gustafs and Gagnefs) kompanier

Place Names

Berg, Björsbo, Buskåker, Bäxnan, Fagerbacken, Forssbacka, Grefbo, Gropen, Halfwardsgårdar, Hansgårdarne, Hede, Hesse Sör, Hesse Backan, Hedgårdar, Jälkeråker, Jälkeråker norr, Hjerpbo, Holm, Hofgården, Holmtjernan, Kopparslagarhyttan, Lintäppan, Långsjö, Mjuksjön, Nisstägt, Prostgården, Romme Norr, Romme Sör, Sellnäs Norr, Sellnäs Esaia gården, Sellnäs Sör, Sellnäs Finngården, Skolgården, Skärsjö, Storsweden, Strandbro, Sweden, Swärdsjö Öfra, Swärdsjö Gatugården, Swärdsjö Jöns Ollesgården, Swärdsjö Yttra, Sörbo, Sörbro, Tolsbo, Wallhammar, Westansjö, Ängarne.

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Stora Tuna parish, Husförhörslängd 1834-1845, AI;19a, Ort register.

Riksarkivet. "Stora Tuna Församling." Nationell ArkivDatabas (NAD). March 2011