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Kommun
(commune)

Värmland

Årjäng
Årjängs kommun is located in the south-western part of province Värmland. Part of Nordmarks härad.
Pop: 9 784 (1999), 9 826 (1998). Area: 1 417 sqkm Central town: Årjäng, pop abt 3 500 (y2000).
Other towns: Töcksfors (Töcksmark sn, pop abt 1 500 y2000), Lennartsfors (Trankil sn, pop abt 500 y2000)
Map
Socknar
Overview Blomskog Holmedal Karlanda Silbodal
Sillerud Trankil Töcksmark V. Fågelvik Östervallskog
Topic Name Description Link L
General        
Kommun home page Current and historical info . Statistics   S
Facts        
Demographics Special sights (all socknar, rich !) Local history museums   S
Churches Swedish state church buildings Descriptions (RAÄ)   S
Church descriptions   S
Photos Railway Station house Taken 1998 >Show> S
Ancient Remains RAÄ Kulturmiljöbilder Pictures from Blomskog, Holmedal, Lennartsfors, V Fågelvik >Go> S
Specific Guides      
Mailing List NORDMARKEN Mailing list on RootsWeb for Nordmarken härad area. >Go> B
Web-site NORDMARKEN Associated with the NORDMARKEN mailing list and the Töcksmark-Östervallskog project >Go> B
Tour Sandberg, Lotta On bicycle through western Värmland (some local history included) >Go> S
Local sites        
Silbodal This is the parish where the central town of Årjäng is located.  
Sillerud Local history museum Building from Snarkil 1812 (w photo). Other buildings from Egenäs, Häljebyn and a torp from Sillerud parsonage.
Info about Peter Fjellstedt (1802-1881), missionary and pastor.
S
SVAR catalogue Many grave headstones    
Blomskog SVAR catalogue Some grave headstones   S
Railway station house      
"Amerikabrevet" Annual folklore theatre play about emigration   S
Västra Fågelvik SVAR catalogue . Church picture  
Specific Sources      
"Census" Ingvar Dahl: Hjonelagslängd
(= household register)
Tax register for year 1610, 1622-28, 1641
Farm register 16th century
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Family history Nord fr Sillerud, Silbodal Olofsson, Danielsdotter.. Emigrants to Minnesota, USA: Gustav Olof August Nord, Karl Wiktor Svensson, Malvina Svensdotter, Fredrik Larsson, Algot Rickard Olofsson E
Family history A.H Croné Silbodal (Karlanda) + other Värmland parishes >Go> S
Family history Hill of Burke county, N Dakota Ancestors from Karlanda >Go> E

sn = socken. SCB# = SCB Id number. RAÄ =Riksantikvarieämbetet.
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