Värsås Parish, Skaraborg, Sweden Genealogy

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

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Värsås Church

History[edit | edit source]

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Värsås Parish, Skaraborg, Sweden Genealogy
Jurisdictions
Stift Skara
Pastorat Until the end of 1961, Värsås annex parish was in the pastorate of Varola, Värsås, Ljunghem and Edåsa parishes.

Between 1962 and 1973, Värsås mother parish was the pastorate of Värsås, Varola, Ljunghem, Edåsa, Sventorp, Forsby and Mofalla parishes.

Since 1974, Värsås has been the mother parish in Värsås, Varola, Ljunghem, Edåsa, Sventorp and Forsby parishes' pastorate.
Län Skaraborg
Landskap Västergötland
Härad Kåkind
Tingslag -1936 Kåkind, -1937 Gudhem och Kåkind, 1938-1970 Skövde
Domsaga Skövde
Fögderi -1866 Höjentorp, 1867-1966 Skövde
Kommun 1952-1970 Värsås Landskommun, 1971- Skövde
Militär indelning VESTGÖTA REGEMENTE, Kåkinds Kompani, SKARABORGS REGEMENTE, Extra Soldat-Roteringen


Place Names[edit | edit source]

Allmänningstorp

Baståsen, Bengtstorp, Björkelund, Björkåsen, Björstorp, Bohus, Borgen, Brittenäs, Brogården Djursätra, Brontorp, Brontorps Skans, Brumstorp Hulegården, Brumstorp Mellangården, Brumstorp Nordgården, Brumstorp Sörgården, Brunnsgården Djursätra

Djurström, Djursätra Brogården, Djursätra Brunnsgården, Djursätra Prästgården, Djursätra Skattegården, Djursätra Storegården, Djursätra Västergården

Esbjörntorp

Fagerberg, Fagerlund, Fallet (hemman), Fallet under Brontorp, Fattigstugan

Gudmundstorp

Hagen, Hulagården Brumstorp, Hästhagen

Intagan

Johanneberg, Jonstorp

Kivenabeen, Klockaretorp, Korphult, Krogen, Kungsliden, Kustorp, Kyrkebråten

Larstorp, Ledet, Ledet under Bronstorp, Liahult, Lilla Värsås, Lillegården Värsås, Lybeck, Löfåsen

Medskog, Mellangården Brumstorp, Månstorp

Nordgården Brumstorp, Nybygget underBrumstorp Hulegården

Ormbacken

Perekullen, Perstorp, Prästgården Djursätra

Rom, Råstock

Sjudaretorp, Skans Brontorp, Skattegården Djusätra, Skattegården Värsås, Skolhuset, Slotten, Spänget, Stenbäcken, Stenporten, Stommen, Storegården Djursätra, Storslätten, Svenaskogen (Svensskogen) Svensbacken, Svenstorp, Sörgården Brumstorp, Sörgården Värsås

Timaden, Torbjörnstorp, Trädgårdstorpet, Tästaryd

Vallhall, Värsås Lilla, Väsrås Lillegården, Värsås Skattegården, Värsås Stom, Värsås Sörgården, Västergården Djursätra

Ängastugan, Ässet

Ödegärdet, Ödegärdet under Djurström, Örjanstorp


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

  • Surrounding Parishes


Collections[edit | edit source]

Census Records[edit | edit source]

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Online Database Church Records[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

These lessons will teach you how to use ArkivDigital:

Family History Library Records[edit | edit source]

Click Sweden, Skaraborg Records for a full listing of microfilmed records (some digitized online) at the Family History Library, that may be digitized. Check back occasionally to see if your records have become available. In the meantime, some of them might be available at a Family History Center near you.
Click on "Places within Sweden, Skaraborg and then select your parish.

Military Records[edit | edit source]

Related Sources[edit | edit source]

Help Reading Swedish Records[edit | edit source]

Help Reading Old Handwriting[edit | edit source]

Help With Research Objectives and Strategies[edit | edit source]

Sweden Research Strategies


References[edit | edit source]

Värsås, Husförhörslängd 1833-1843, Ortregister