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Jönköpings län (F)
Landskap
(province)
Please use general topics and Småland main site too.
Jönköpings län is the north-western 1/3 of landskapet (the province) Småland.
Area: 10 586 sqkm. Pop: 302 142, 80% urban (1977). Regional center: city Jönköping. 125 socknar (parishes). Highly industrialized county. County created 1639, until 1687 periodically united with Kronobergs län
       
Kommuner
Aneby Eksjö Gislaved Gnosjö Jönköping Nässjö Sävsjö
Tranås Vaggeryd Vetlanda Värnamo   Outside:

Hylte

Topic Name Description Link L
General SCB# 06      
Gen. Soc. Jönköpingsbygdens Genealogiska Förening (JGBF) Jönköping area Genealogical Society
Recommended !
Guide S
Heritage Soc. List of Hembygdsföreningar Local heritage societies, links   S
Facts      
Province Länsstyrelse County gov't. Admin info   B
Geography Hylte kommun belongs to Hallands län but to province Småland.
Judicial Under Göta hovrätt:
Tveta, Vista och Mo domsaga (one tingslag, courts in Jönköping and Nässjö):
3 härader: Tveta, Vista and Mo.
  Tveta härad: Parishes: Svarttorp, Lekeryd, Järsnäs, Barkeryd, Nässjö (rural), Forserum, Öggestorp, Hakarp, Rogberga, Barnarp, Månsarp, Järstorp, Bankeryd and Norrahammar köping.
Area: 854 sq km (20% arable land), Pop: 24 110 (1940).
Churches Descriptions (RAÄ) Swedish state church buildings   S
Specific Guides      
Local sites      
Gnosjö SCB# 0617. Kommun home page. Church Descriptions (RAÄ).
Parishes: Källeryd, Åsenhöga, Kävsjö, Kulltorp, Gnosjö.
Gnosjö Hembygdsförening Local heritage society. A few historical notes S
Vaggeryd SCB# 0665. Kommun home page. Use "Turism, Kultur Fritid" link, then "Föreningsregister", then "Byalag..." and "Kulturföreningar" to find local geneal. Soc.
Church Descriptions (RAÄ).
Parishes: Byarum, Bondstorp, Tofteryd, Hagshult, Åker, Svenarum.
 
Byarum. SCB# 066501. Church books on line.  
Bondstorp. SCB# 066502. Church books on line.  
Tofteryd. SCB# 066503. Church books on line.  
Hagshult. SCB# 066504.  
Åker. SCB# 066505.  
Svenarum. SCB# 066506. Church books on line.  
Jönköping SCB# 0680. Kommun home page. Church Descriptions (RAÄ). SVAR catalogue
Socknar: See JBGF above
Ceased/Changed:
Andra Göta Artilleriregemente, Gränna lfg, Gränna sfg, Jädra, Jära, Jönköpings hospitalsfg, Jönköping sfg, Jönköping lfg, Jönköping västra fg, Jönköping östra fg, Kumlaby, Nackebo, Sanda, Sandseryd, Sanna, Smålands Artillerireg., Strö, Ströja, Unnaryd, Vallgård, Älgaryd,
Huskvarna was part of Hakarp sn until 1919-04-30.
Links to local heritage societies.
 
Järstorp. SCB# 068004. Local Heritage society.  
Bankeryd. SCB# 068020. Local Heritage society.  
Hakarp. SCB# 068006. Local Heritage society.  
Huskvarna. SCB# 068005. Local Heritage society.  
Visingsö. SCB# 068009. Local Heritage society.  
Tranås SCB# 0687. Kommun home page. Church Descriptions (RAÄ).
Parishes
: Säby, Adelöv, Linderås.
 
Tabergs Bergslag Peter Rydén Mining area. Socknar: Månsarp, Sandseryd, Barnarp, Norrahammar. Database >Go>  
Hembygdsförening Local Heritage Society    
Specific Sources      
Census Done as summaries from birth-, marriage- and death books. Filmed at SVAR 1860, 1870, 1880, 1890    
Church Rec's Yearly summaries from birth-, marriage- and death books. Filmed 1921-54 SVAR  
Church Rec's Parishes in Jönköpings län See parish list under Local sites above    
Church Rec's List of parishes in Jönköpings län Parish org and records availability. No data >Go> S
Church Rec's Källeryd Transcripts: Marr 1680-1897 >Go>  
Church Rec's Selected parishes, listed on site. B, C, D. Very useful >Go>. Help S
Church Rec's Peter Rydén, Tabergs Bergslag Database, searchable of 500 people, from Månsarp, Sandseryd, Barnarp, Norrahammar parishes >Go> S
Church Rec's Linderås in Tranås kommun Many church books on line (until mid 1700 but expanding) >Go> S
Church Books Photo images of church records (several books). Jönköpings län is complete. Subscription service. >Genline> S
Family Tree Johan Andersson Very large tree. Östergötland, N Småland, Västergötland >Go> S
Family Data Anders Lundberg Good site w indices of names and places. Several emigrants >Go> S

SCB# = SCB Id number. RAÄ = Riksantikvarieämbetet. RECORDS: B=Birth, C=Christening, M=Marriage, D=Death/Burial, HFL=Husförhörslängd, Move=Movement rec's, Dom=Judicial records, Mant=Mantalslängd (census)
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