Skedsmo Parish, Akershus, Norway Genealogy

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

Skedsmo Parish
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Borg bispedømme (1070-1969 Oslo bispedømme)
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Len 1599-1660 Akershus
Amt 1689-1919 1662-1919: Akershus
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Prestegjeld Skedsmo
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Church Records[edit | edit source]

Microfilm at the Family History Library for Skedsmo prestegjeld (clerical district).  Contains parish registers from the parishes Skedsmo, Lillestrøm and Lørenskog. Included the parishes Nittedal and Hakadal until 1774. The christening books for 1760-1827 were burned in the church fire of 8 Feb 1830. The parish registers exist for the years 1706-1931.

Digitized parish registers online at Digitalarkivet [Digital Archives]

Census Records[edit | edit source]

  • 1660's: Sogneprestenes manntall 1664-1666. The 1664-1666 census for Skedsmo prestegjeld includes the parishes of Skedsmo, Lørenskog, Hakadal and Nittedal in Skedsmo prestegjeld (clerical district), and is available on mircrofilm at the Family History Library. This census was taken by the local parish priests. It lists the name of the farms, names of farm owners (including widows), the sons of the farm owners, male farm hands, cottagers and their sons, and the ages of each person. There was another census taken by the civil author- ities at this same time. Both censuses should be searched as they supplement each other. This clerical census is more complete. Also available online at Digital Archives


  • 1660's: Fogdernes og sorenskrivernes manntall 1664-1666. Available on microfilm at the Family History Library. This census was taken by the local civil authorities. It lists the names of the farms, farmowners (including widows), sons of farm owners, male farm hands, cottagers and sons of cottagers and the age of each person. The clerical authorities took a census during this same time period. Both censuses should be used as they supplement each other. The clerical census is more complete. Also available online at Digital Archives


  • 1701: Manntall 1701 optatt av fogderi, sorenskrivere og sogne prester ifølge kongebrev av 26 Juli. The 1701 census for Skedsmo prestegjeld (clerical district)is available on microfilm at the Family History Library. The census of 1701 was taken for military purposes. It lists only the males living in rural districts who were over the age of one year. It includes the farm name, name and age of the owner, names and ages of sons and servants. Also includes the residence of all unmarried males living away from home when the census was taken. Also available online at Digital Archives


  • 1801: Folketelling 1 Feb 1801, Norge. The 1801 census for Skedsmo prestegjeld (clerical district) is available on microfilm at the Family History Library. The 1801 census (b. 7) for Skedsmo clerical district includes Skedsmo, Lillestrøm, and Lørenskog parishes. It lists the farm name, person's name, position in the household, age, marital status, and occupation.  Also available online at Digital Archives (Digitalarkivet) of Norway.


  • 1865: Folketælling 31 December 1865. The 1865 census for Skedsmo prestegjeld (clerical district) is available on microfilm at the Family History Library. This census contains the persons name, residence, status in the family, occupation, sex, martial status, place of birth, religion if not a member of the state church, and other miscellaneous information. Each book usually contains one clerical district (prestegjeld). In some books there are two clerical districts recorded. The parishes and school districts in each clerical district are listed at the beginning of each book. Also available online at the Digital Archives (Digitalarkivet) as well as at the Norwegian Historical Data Centre at the University of Tromsø in Norway.




  • 1900: Folketælling for Norge, 3 Dec 1900. The 1900 census for Skedsmo prestegjeld (clerical district) is available on microfilm at the Family History Library. This census contains the persons name, sex, resident or temporary resident, temporarily absent and where person is, position in the family, marital status, occupation, year of birth, place of birth, citizenship, religion, and other miscellaneous information. Also available online at the Digital Archives as well as at the Norwegian Historical Data Centre at the University of Tromsø in Norway.



  • The census of 1801, 1865, 1875 (index only), 1891, 1910 (index only) are also available at Ancestry($).

Court Records[edit | edit source]

Land Records[edit | edit source]

Farm Books[edit | edit source]

Skedsmo, bygdens historie. A farm name index to volume 2 is found in the following link. File:948.22-S2 H2h V2 - Skedsmo Bygens Historie II.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:



56 Aasen, 8 Asak østre

35 Bakken, 77 Bakken, 25 Berg, 58 Berger nordre, 39 Braanaas nordre, 78 Braate, 14 Braaten, 4 Branderud, 11 Brandsnaten, 27 Brauter vestre, 79 Brynjulsbakken, 13 Bøler

11 Enger

18 Farseggen, 75 Fjeld Sag, 23 Flaen, 79 Flaen, 62 Fletstein, 63 Foss, 47 Fossum, 77 Frydenlund, 11 Fuglesangen

77 Gaarman, 27 Gaasevikløkken, 77 Gautbakken, 77 Gislebakken, 10 Gislerud, 79 Greserud, 75 Grinden, 77 Guldal

10 Haugli, 68 Haugsholen, 79 Heggelund, 28 Heia, 75 Hella, 56 Hesteløkken og Østløkken, 53 Holm, 36 Holt vestre, 77 Hoppestuen, 48 Huseby, 60 Hvam nordre, 70 Hvam søndre, 77 Høibru, 38 Høkelund

77 Jenseberget, 43 Jogstad

52 Karterud nordre, 65 Karterud søndre, 77 Kastellet, 31 Kjeller vestre, 18 Kjus lille, 75 Klemmetstuen, 75 Kleven, 77 Knutsrud, 2 Kongsrud, 1 Kopperud, 37 Korset, 61 Kraakerud 56 Kroken

64 Lahaug 55 Leikvold 77 Leirdalen 15 Leirsund 77 Lillebak 66 Luke 37 Lund 23 Løken, 16 Løkken

69 Melby, 56 Myrer, 49 Myrhaug, 42 Møien

78 Nebben, 34 Nitberg vestre, 59 Nitsund, 72 Nordby, 53 Nordli, 12 Nygaard

30 Over

37 Præstmosen

50 Ringnes, 24 Ris, 75 Ryen

56 Salerud, 37 Sandbakken, 28 Skaavaal, 54 Skarud, 37 Skedsmo forrige Præstegaard, 21 Skedsmovolden, 77 Skjerva, 74 Skjetten nordre, 44 Skolsegg nedre, 41 Skrimstad, 78 Sletten, 20 Slogum, 71 Slora, 49 Solberg, 77 Stalsberg ,73 Stav, 77 Strandbakken, 34 Stranden, 77 Stubberud, 12 Sundstuen, 78 Syverstuen, 77 Sørli, 29 Sørum vestre

80 Tangerud, 19 Tomt, 3 Torgunrud, 75 Trosterud, 67 Tærud vestre, 51 Tærud østre

12 Ulreng nordre

71 Valstad, 77 Vassøen, 79 Vestby, 21 Vestvolden, 29 Villa cara, 22 Volden nordre, 46 Værhaug

10 Ødegaarden, 75 Østerdalen.

Skedsmo -  Bygdens Historie vol. 2.

Asak, Asakbakken, Asakbraaten, Asakeie, Asakengen, Asakhaugen, Asakmoen, Asakneset

Bakkeløkken, Berg, Berger, Bergerbraaten, Bergsbraaten, Bjørkelund, Blindingstuen, Braanaas, Branderud, Brandsnatten, Brenna, Brøter, Brøttun, Braanaas, Braanaasbakken, Bøhler, Bøhlerengen, Baalerud

Dekarud

Egelund, Enden, Enger, Engerhagen

Farseggen, Finbraaten, Fjeldseth, Flaen, Fluerud, Fossum, Fuglesangen, Furulund, Furuset

Grønli, Gaasevikløkken

Hagen, Haugen, Haugenstuen, Haugerud, Haugelid, Holm, Holmeie, Holt, Holtbakken, Huseby, Høgslund

Isakken

Jogstad, Jonstuen

Karterud, Kjeller, Kjellereie, Kjellerholen, Kjellersletten, Kjellerstuen, Kjellerholm, Kjus, Kjusbakken, Kjusengen, Kjushagen, Kjusløkken, Kjusneseset, Kongsrud, Kopperud, Kroken

Legvold, Legvolddalen, Legvoldstuen, Leirsund, Lund, Lurketangen, Lurud, Løken, Løkenflaen, Løkenhagen

Malerstuen, Marenlund, Midtskog, Mosebæk, Myrnengen, Myrer, Myrhaug, Møien, Møienstranden

Nilserud, Nitteberg, Nittenbergengen, Nittenbergkleven, Nittebergstranden, Nitterbergflaen, Nordli, Nordvolden, Nygaard, Nysted, Næs

Oxefjeldet

Renholdsverket, Riis,  Riisløkken, Ringnes

Salerud, Sandbakken, Selboe, Simenstuen, Sjursrud, Skagrud, Skedsmo,Skedmovollen, Skillebæk, Skogsrud,  Skogvold, Skogvoldsengen, Skolsegg, Skolseggeie, Skolseggengen, Skolseggfjeldet, Skrimstad, Slengaasen, Slogum, Slogumsgrina, Snekkerstuen, Solberg, Solbergeiet, Sten, Strømmen, Stubberud, Sundstuen, Svendby, Sydmyrer, Sørum,  Sørumsfjeldet, Sørumsneset

Tangen, Tomt, Tomteneset, Tomtstuen, Torgenrud, Tretjernet, Tuterud,  Tveita, Tærud, Tærundbraaten, Tærundgrinda, Tærundstuen

Ullereng, Ullereng, Ullerengbraaten

Vestvolden, Vignes, Volden, Værhaugsand

Wærhaug

Østløkken

Aasen

Skedsmo - Bygdens Historie vol. 3.

Braate

Fletstein

Hellerud, Hvam

Karterud Søndre, Kragerud

Lahaug, Luke

Melby

Nordby

Ryen

Skjetten, Stalsberg, Stav

Tangerud, Tærud Vestre

Valstad, Vestby.

Genealogy[edit | edit source]

Thrap, D. (Daniel): Af familien Vangensteens papirer. A history of the Vangensteen family as recorded in the family Bible, three letters, and a dairy of Jens Johan Vangensteen.

FHL 929.2481 A1

To view a digital version click here

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

1680-1853: Records are found in Nedre Romerike judicial district.

1719-1807: Clerical probate records are found in Nedre Romerike deanery.

References[edit | edit source]

Oluf Rygh: Norwegian Farm Names

-Haavelmo, Halvor:  Skedsmo - Bygdens Historie, Oslo:  utgitt av Skedsmo herredstyre ved en komite, 1950-1952.  Vol. II.

-Haavelmo, Halvor:  Skedmo - Bygdens Historie, Oslo:  utgitt av Skesmor Herredstyre ved en komite, 1950-1952.  Vol. III.