Bokn (Bukken) Parish, Rogaland, Norway Genealogy

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

Bokn (Bukken) Parish
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Church Records[edit | edit source]

  • Church records for Tysvær which was established in 1848 containing the parishes of Tysvær and Bokn (Bukken). Tysvær parish was separated form Skjold clerical district and Bokn from Skudenes clerical district in 1848. Earlier records for Bokn were burned in 1841. However, there are records for Bokn as part of the Skudenes clerical district as early as 1770. These are on microfilm at the Family History Library.

  • Digital images of the church books are online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).

Census Records[edit | edit source]

  • For censuses prior to to 1801 see Skudenes

  • 1891: The 1891 census for Bokn is available in a searchable database online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).

  • 1900: The 1900 census for Bokn is available on microfilm at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. It contains the persons name, sex, whether resident or temporary resident, those absent from the parish and their location at the time of the census, position in the family, marital status, occupation, year of birth, place of birth, citizenship, religion, and other miscellaneous information. Also available in a searchable database online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).

  • 1910: The 1910 census for Bokn is available in a searchable database online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).

Court Records[edit | edit source]

Land Records[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

For 1666-1795 the probates are found in Ryfylke og Karmsund judicial district.
For 1793-1901 they are found in Karmsund judicial district.
The clerical probates for 1692-1812 are found in Karmsund deanery.

Availability[edit | edit source]

Ryfylke og Karmsund judicial district
*1666-1795 Family History Library
*1666-1795 Digitalarkivet
*1666-1815 Probate card indexes sorted by farm name Digitalarkivet

Karmsund judicial district
*1793-1901 Family History Library
*1793-1901 Digitalarkivet.

Karmsund deanery
*1692-1812 Clerical probate records Family History Library
*1692-1812 Digitalarkivet.

Farm book[edit | edit source]

Bokn: gard og ætt by Birger Lindanger

Lindanger, Birger, "History of various farms in Bokn community, Rogaland co., Norway with vital information on farm residents", Bokn: Bokn kommune, c2001-2002. 948.31/B2 D2L 2 vols. FHL INTL Book

Farm Names[edit | edit source]

5 Aksdal, 11 Alvestad, 16 Are, 27 Aukland,

10 Bokneberg, 10 Borgenvik,

26 Dagsland,

9 Føresviken,

22 Grønestad nordre, 24 Gunnarstad,

12 Haaland, 17 Hogneland,

19 Jøsang,

19 Kjeøen, 2 Kro,

10 Langhammer, 18 Loten, 15 Løpland,

8 Nautøen, 4 Nedrebø,

1 Ogn,

9 Sæbø, 20 Søndeland,

25 Torland, 23 Trosnevaag, 4 Træet, 14 Trælhaug

, 6 Vaage nordre, 13 Vaagshaug, 13 Vatneland,

3 Ødegaarden 3 Øvrebø

Bokn: Gard og ætt: vol I

Ogn: Ognahabn, Kro: Kallevik, Gullhaug, Krostua, Hyttevik, Megjarøy, Larsahuset, Ognaland, Steinarstykkje, Nauå,

Øvrabø: Hannajorå, Nydal, Haugen, Bakken, Gongstø, Rosenberg, Opdal, Heimly, Klippen, Notberget, Øvrabøneset, Egrå, Haugaland, Hauasjøen, Lammaneset,

Nerabø: Bakkane, Treet, Heimtun, Vestbø, Lendevik, Tåganes, Tvimelen,

Aksdal: Strandavika,

Nora Våga: Stysshåla, Hagen,

Søra Våga: Groomstykke, Strandavik, Rabben, Heimly, Bakkane, Fjelde, Synnøveholmen, Longatonga, Perstykkje, Holmen, Sjurastykke,

Nautøy: Sæbø: Sjøhusholmen, Solhaug, Leirgrov, Sjøhus, Tusenårsplassen, Kongshamn, Føresvik,

Boknaberg: Adelsgarden, Borgenvik, Klokkargarden, Longhammar, Kongshamn,

Alvestad: Beitesmyrå, Nikolaihuset, Nygård, Elleflådthuset, Nikolaijorda, Plattingen, Alvestadkroken, Beide, Sten-Ola-huset, Tveitane

Bokn: Gard og ætt: vol II

Håland: Vatnaland: Vågshaug, Krågevågen, Osebåsen, Laberget, Søristova, Treet,

Trælhaug: Laupland: Leirgrov, Torgjelsstykket, Mastravik, Tuedalen,

Are: Steinsholmen,

Hognaland: Tveitane, Fredheim, Lyngtun, Hognalandsneset, Sørenstykket, Vigen, Loden: Lodahagen, Lodahaien, Fjelltun, Toptene,

Jøsen: Kjøynå, Sunnalandsstraumen, Kvednaneset, Holmane, Sauøy, Sjøtun, Nydal, Trebakken, Soltun, Heimly, Røysa, Sjøhusgrunn, Dalhamn, Fjedle, Jøseneset, Straumen,

Sunnaland: Heimland, Strømstad, Bakken, Kalvatre, Prestavigjå, Sunnalandstre, Starumen,

Søra Grønnestad: Halvfjordingen, Nilsastykkje, Bulegjå, Baståsen, Mariaplasset,

Nora Grønnestad: Norsbø, Tjødnavik, Ådnanes, Sandal, Baståsen, Tre, Nordbø, Hagamyrå,

Trosnavåg: Fjedle, Stølen, Nora Breivik, Neset, Sandal, Søra Tre, Urå,

Gunnarstad: Stølen, Steinsvoll Breivik, Kleivane, Borgenvik,

Torland:

Dagsland:

Revahaug, Isaksplassen, Sørbø, Gulhaug,

Økland: Kleivå, Treet, Pålavika


References[edit | edit source]

Oluf Rygh: Norwegian Farm Names

Linanager, Birger: Bokn gard og ætt Band I. Utgitt av Bokn kommune 2001

Lindanger, birger: Bokn Gard og ætt, vol II. Utgitt av Bokn kommune 2002