Torsås parish, Sweden Genealogy

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

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History

(write information such as: how old the parish is, interesting facts about the parish, what alternate names it has, or any boundary changes.)
Torsås
Jurisdictions
Stift -1915 Kalmar
1916- Växjö
Pastorat add here
Län Kalmar
Landskap Småland
Härad Södra Möre hd
Tingslag add here
Domsaga add here
Fögderi add here
Länsmansdistrikt add here
Kronofogdedistrikt add here
Kommun Torsås
Militär indelning Södra Möre Båtsmanskompanier 


Place Names

Applerum,

Borralycke, Björsebo,

Båtmanstorp  under Lilla Getnabo,

                                  Applerum

                                  Ilingetorp

                                  Kvilla

                                  Ilingetorp

                                  under Torsps

                                  Borralycke

                                  Gunilkroka

                                  Ilingetorp

                                  Björsebo

                                  Siggesbo

                                  Kulatorp

                                  Farslycke

                                  Sloalycka

                                  Holma

                                  Lilla Hyltan

                                  Eket

                                  Sunelycka

                                  Hylebäck

                                  Dynekärr

Dybekärr,

Eket, Emnabo Lilla, Eskebäcksmåla,

Farslycke, Fattighuset, Finlabo,

Getnabo Lilla, Getnabo Stora, Gullabo, Gunnilkroka,

Holma, Holmaryd, Hulebäck, Hyltan Lilla,

Ilingetorp,

Komministerbostället, Kvilla,

Mulatorp,

Pastorsbostället,

Siggesbo, Sloalycke, Sunelycke, Svarvaretorpet,

Torsås                                       

     


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

  • Surrounding Parishes


Collections

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, Ancestry.com, and MyHeritage.com 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, Kalmat 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, Kalmar and then select your parish.

Military Records

Related Sources

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PLF Database -- A large portion of births, marriages, and deaths have been indexed on CD-Roms for the county of Kalmar. The 4 disc set has been created by Person-och Lokalhistoriskt Forskarcentrum, Oskarshamn (PLF). To learn more about these CD-Roms click here.
Nixon -- a name index of Biographical and genealogical information for Kalmar and a few other counties.  To learn more click here.

Help Reading Swedish Records

Help Reading Old Handwriting

Help With Research Objectives and Strategies

Sweden Research Strategies

References

Ortnamsnregister, Torsås, Husförhörslängd 1853-1861

Riksarkivet. "Torsås församling" Nationell ArkivDatabas (NAD). October 2011 http://www.nad.ra.se/