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Västerbotten Landskap
(province)
Eastern half of Västerbottens län (AC). Highest point: Storklint (515 m above sea level)
Area: 15 979 sqkm. Pop: 180 459 (1981). Regional center: Umeå. Other large city: Skellefteå
Map of parishes AC län
Kommuner
Norsjö (part) Skellefteå (part) Vindeln Robertsfors
Vännäs (part) Umeå (part) (Degerfors)  
Topic Name Description Link L
General SCB# 24      
Facts      
Province Länsstyrelse County gov't. Admin info   B
Churches Descriptions (RAÄ) Swedish state church buildings   S
Specific Guides      
Geneal. Soc Södra Västerbottens Släktforskare Local Genealogical Society for southern Västerbotten   S
Local sites      
Norsjö Malå socken only. Mainly in Lappland province.
Vindeln SCB# 2404. Pop: 7 101 (1981).
Socknar:
Vindeln SCB# 240401. Pop:6 068 (1981).
1768: Created as Degerfors kapellfg from part of Umeå lfg.
1788-04-01: Converted to annexfg.
1924-01-01: Split into Degerfors kbfd and Åmsele kbfd.
1962: Degerfors kbfd dissolved when Åmsele became a församling.
1970: New name Vindeln.
Church books: Birth: (1770), 1796-, HFL: 1794-
Åmsele SCB# 240402
1924-01-01: Created as kbfd within Degerfors.
1962: separated as own parish with additional area.
Church books: Birth: 1921-, HFL: 1921-
Umeå SCB# 2480. Pop: 81 088 (1981). City privileges 1622. Burnt by Russians 1714 and by accidental fire in 1888.
Socknar
: 11
Degerfors SCB# 240401. Name for Vindeln until 1969.
Specific Sources      
Census 1890 The County Select "English" then "Västerbotten" RECOMMENDED >Go> B
Church Rec's Sävar Marriages 1823-1930, Deaths 1823 - 1930   S
Church Rec's Holmön Deaths 1836-60 >Go> S
Family Data Kurt Andersson Many from Västerbotten (Bygdeå, Burträsk, Nysätra, Sävar, Lövånger, Nordmaling, Umeå landsförsamling parishes). Families in Holmsund parish 1860-1928 >Go> S
Family Data Aina och Sven Västerbottens län and Norrbotten: Övertorneå and Hietaniemi parishes >Go> S

SCB# = SCB Id number. RAÄ =Riksantikvarieämbetet. "kbfd" =kyrkobokföringsdistrikt (church reg. district), "sn" =socken, plural: socknar (parish). "fg" = församling. "lfg" = landsförsamling.
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