Øksnes Parish, Nordland, Norway Genealogy

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

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Church Records[edit | edit source]

Øksnes clerical district contains parish registers from the parishes Øksnes and Langenes. The Family History Library has microfilm copies of the church books, 1718-1927.

Digital images are online at Digitalarkivet:

Øksnes: 1718-1877

Øksnes / Langenes: 1864-1896, 1905-1922

Øksnes / Øksnes: 1867-1903, 1906-1927

Langenes: 1877-1884, 1897-1914

Census Records[edit | edit source]

  • 1664-1666: Sogneprestenes manntall. Includes the parishes of Øksnes and Langenes and is available on microfilm at the Family History Library. Also available online at Digitalarkivet
  • 1664-1666: Fogdenes og sorenskrivernes manntall. Includes the parishes of Øksnes and Langenes and is available online at Digitalarkivet

Court Records[edit | edit source]

Land Records[edit | edit source]

Farm Books[edit | edit source]

Borgos, Johan I., Gård og slekt i Øksnes, Myre : Øksnes Historielag, 1990-. Descriptions of farms (gdr.) numbered (gnr.) 1-89, together with personal name index in each volume. FHL 948.451/O2 H2o A farm name index to volume 1 is found in the following link. File:948.451-O2 H2o V1 - Øksnes.pdf

Farm Names[edit | edit source]

The farm number and name of the farms listed in Oluf Rygh Farm Name Index in about 1900 were as follows:

58 Aasen, 3 Andsletten, 25 Austringen

12 Bakken, 27 Barkestad, 24 Berseng, 59 Bollevaag, 40 Breistrand, 22 Brønvaag, 23 Børøen

38 Dalen, 17 Djupeidet, 31 Dungan, 26 Dyrøen

57 Elvenes

20 Fagervold, 11 Finvaag, 47 Fjeldgrimstad, 46 Frivaag

68 Gaasøen, 37 Godvik, 28 Grøtset, 21 Gudmundsvik, 56 Guldvik

42 Hjellsand med Høidal søndre, 55 Hornet, 66 Høidal nordre

14 Jerpbakken

52 Kavaasen, 5 Kraakberget, 7 Kraakhaugen, 67 Kraaknes

51 Langstrand, 36 Langøen, 16 Lynghaug, 60 Lønskog

62 Myre, 65 Myre, 4 Møkland

54 Naversbor 45 Nordsand 10 Nærøen

53 Præstfjorden eller Finjorden

33 Ramsvik indre, 15 Ramsvik ytre, 39 Roten, 8 Rygge nordre, 7 Rygge søndre

34 Sandset, 30 Seljehullet, 29 Sigerland, 9 Skaalebøl, 18 Skipnes, 32 Skjelfjord, 50 Smines, 6 Sommerland, 64 Sommerøen, 58 Steinland, 54 Strandhaugen, 1 Sund, 2 Sunderøen, 43 Sørsand

48 Tilset, 19 Tinden, 35 Torset, 56 Tuen, 41 Tunstad

61 Under Staven

44 Vaaje, 13 Vinje, 69 Vottestad

49 Øksnes

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

1673-1879: Probates are found in Lofoten og Versterålen judicial district.

References[edit | edit source]

Oluf Rygh: Norwegian Farm Names