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I'm trying to figure out what parish Lars Hendriksson came from. In the
image it shows, I think, Linköping? but doesn't state which Parish
in Linköping. Is there a parish called Linköping?
I've been searching through FamilySearch.org images of Östergötland Church
Records so the path is a bit different.
Sweden, Östergötland Church Records, 1555-1911; index 1616-1860, Linköpings
Sankt Lars församling A I Husförhörslängder 6, 1809-1819. II, pg.30, image
I have found Lars Richard Bäckström and his wife Astrid Linnea Wahlberg in
the HFL in Norrköping Sankt Olai [Norrköpings S:t Olai AIIaa:64 (1925-1930)
Bild 2780 / sid 4670]. I also found him in the HFL for Norrköping Hedvig
[Norrköping Hedvig AIIa:34 (1926-1930) Bild 230 / sid 1365] Can someone
help me with these entries for he and his family? I can read some of the
information, but not enough to understand his occupations and the
relationship to his son (?) Gustav Astor Kjell. I believe his was a sailor
(sjöman), but seems to have changed occupations.
Thanks for any assistance.
Thank you Bo for looking- my two dictionaries did not help either.
On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 1:13 PM, Bo Johansson <bo.h.johan56(a)telia.com>wrote:
> Deannie Fish wrote 2012-02-27 02:09:
> > Could someone please look at this record to see the cause of death?
> > And is the death date the 20th of December? 1795.
> > Arkiv Digital Asarum Cl:4 (1791-1813) #114 on Page 741
> > Inga Andersdotter. father Anders Nilsson.
> Death number 114 (1795)
> Name: Inga
> Text: Sunday 4th of Advent or he 20th December was buried farmer Anders
> Nilsson's daughter from Tostarp with name Inga who was 3 1/2 years old,
> and dead of "Matskan"(??).
> But I have no idea what the cause can be...
> // Bo Johansson
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I checked it out and the nmother is not right. Lois
On 2/28/2012 7:48 PM, Deannie Fish wrote:
> Thanks again Lennart, for some reason this one seems like it might be the
> right one.
> I am going to check on it tomorrow at the library that has Ancestry with
> Swedish records. Deannie
> On Tue, Feb 28, 2012 at 1:36 AM, Lennart Elg<len_elg(a)telia.com> wrote:
>> Here is another suspect for you. EMIweb (Swedish online emigration
>> Torsten Fridolf Berntsson, b. 19 June 1907 in Karlshamn, Blekinge,
>> emigrates on 26 Jun 1923
>> /Lennart Elg
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Lo in Flo
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Jean Anderson wrote 2012-02-28 22:55:
> I found Filemon Hendriksson married in Gestad, Alvsborg in 1813,
> and have traced him back (HFL 1809-1813 Gestad, Alvsborg AI:8
> p28, p20)
--- OK, Filemon Hindriksson born 1775, first as farmhand at Norra Bodane
(page 20), where he came from page 149 1808(?), then 1813 as married
lodger at Laggetorp (page 28), wife's name Ingebor jansdotter(?).
On page 149 he is recorded as married man Filemon Hindriksson born 1775,
with wife Brita Pettersdotter born 1771 and daughter Kjerstin born 1806.
Wife and daughter dies 1809, he moves to page 20.
> (HFL 1804-1808 Gestad, Alvsborg AI:7 p175),
--- Married man Filemon Hindriksson born 1776, with wife Brita
Petersdotter born 1771 and daughter Kjerstin born 1806, plus
mother-in-law widow(?) Ingri Jansdotter.
They had come 180 from Murehagen, which is page 188, there they are
recorded as married man Philemon Hindriksson born 1776, with wife Brita
Petersdotter born 1745 and daughter Anna Maja born 1802 and dead 1804.
> but am stuck on HFL 1796-1803 Gestad, Alvsborg AI:6 p202.
> In Murehagen he is the 4th person, and then 6th person with
> wife Brita Petersdotter and daughter Anna Maria (Brita died
> in 1809), where it looks like he came in 1801 from Torso(?)
--- Mmarried man Philemon Hindriksson, with wife Brita Petersdotter born
1745 and daughter Anna Maja born 1802.
He had come 1801 from Torp(?)
> I looked in the moving out records for Torso, Skaraborg,
> and did not find him. (I also do not find his birth in
> Gestad, Bolstad, Grinstad, Erikstad or Torso.)
--- Try Torp or Torpa, Älvsborg county.
Or Torpane in this parish...
> In same HFL p153 I find a Brita Hindriksdotter (b 1772),
> that could possibly be his sister that moved to p 171, but
> can not make out where she moved from in 1802.
--- She came 1802 from Stora Ulleberg and moved 1803 to Torpane (p.
171), both in this parish.
She is found with her parents at stora Uleberg in GID 730.18.35700,
[Älvsborg] Gestad, AI.6, Household examination, 1796-1803, page 177,
Image 189 of 225.
They had come 1800 from Simonstorp (page 28, GID 730.18.20600), where
they had come from Hälsened/Häljerud(??).
Brita Hindriksdotter is as maid at Heljerud number 1 (page 140, GID
730.18.32000), came 1800(?) from Simonstorp, moved 1800(?) to Uleberg
The family is at Heljerud number 5 (page 144, GID 730.18.32400), moving
1799 to Simonstorp.
I don't see them at Helserud in GID 730.17.7300, [Älvsborg] Gestad,
AI.5, Household examination, 1787-1795, page 120, Image 73 of 168...
But the son Jacob's birth is recorded 18 nov 1782 at Haralstorp, GID
730.14.46700, [Älvsborg] Gestad, C.1, Births, 1763-1833, page 81, Image
45 of 201.
They are found at Haraldstorp number 2 in GID 730.9.99200, [Älvsborg]
Gestad, AI.4, Household examination, 1781-1786, page 17, Image 24 of 120.
Before that in GID 730.8.89400, [Älvsborg] Gestad, AI.3, Household
examination, 1774-1780, page 12, Image 19 of 93.
No sign of a son Filemon born 1775/1776.
// Bo Johansson
Could someone please look at this record to see the cause of death? And is
the death date the 20th of December? 1795.
Arkiv Digital Asarum Cl:4 (1791-1813) #114 on Page 741
Inga Andersdotter. father Anders Nilsson.
Deannie in MO
Ricrac186(a)aol.com wrote 2012-02-28 20:41:
> When I was searching in Karstorp...I was looking for the family of Eric
> Svensson. I found he and his brothers, Lars and Pehr...they were all born in
> Karstorp. I have those records. All were in Jämshög parish.
> So, I need to go back in the household records for this family. The
> parents were Sven Jonsson and Anna Maria Pehrsdotter.
OK, number 43 Karstorp seems to be missing in earlier HFL books. Perhaps
recorded in another parish?
Or one Asarum book missing for several years?
Perhaps you can find an Asarum expert at Anbytarforum?
// Bo Johansson
Ricrac186(a)aol.com wrote 2012-02-29 06:00:
> In the household records, GID 1758.97.38000, Jämshög A1:14 (1853-1865) page
> 570, Image 419 it shows the family moving both in 1858 and 1861. I have
> looked at the moving out and moving in records for this period, not
> there....and also numbers 58 and 61, they moved from Hässlehult to somewhere...??
They live at number 40 Hässlehult, and move 1861 to number 58.
They are found at number 58 Gränum in GID 1758.73.68700, [Blekinge]
Jämshög, Household examination, 1848-1865, page 153, Image 158 of 352.
In the next volume they are on page 485, GID 1758.80.11900, [Blekinge]
Jämshög, Household examination, 1866-1870, page 485, Image 119 of 302.
// Bo Johansson
In the household records, GID 1758.97.38000, Jämshög A1:14 (1853-1865) page
570, Image 419 it shows the family moving both in 1858 and 1861. I have
looked at the moving out and moving in records for this period, not
there....and also numbers 58 and 61, they moved from Hässlehult to somewhere...??
I have found the birth records for the four younger children, all born in
Thanks for all the help..could never have come this far alone...
This is from the Danish emigration database at
Name: Svensson, CarlOccupation: Arbejder
Age: 22Destination: Alexandria, Minn.
Contract no.: 84700Registration date: 3/23/1896
Birth place: SverrigBirth place: ?
Last res. parish: ?Last res. county: - Sverige
Last residence: SverrigDestination country: USA
Destination city: AlexandriaDestination state: Minnesota
Name of ship: Indirekte (means that he would change ship)
Ricrac186(a)aol.com wrote 2012-02-28 17:56:
> Sorry, I copied the wrong information on my last request...
> I found this family in the household records for Jämshög A1-12, 1848-1865
> page 18 bottom of the page, Eric Svensson his wife Kerstin Jonasdotter in
> Karstorp along with daughter Elsa.
--- GID 1758.73.55100, [Blekinge] Jämshög, Household examination,
1848-1865, page 18, Image 22 of 352.
Address: number 43 Karstorp.
Eric Svensson came 1848 from "42", Kerstin Jonasdotter came 1851 from
"40", they moved 1852 to "40".
In this case 40 means number 40, not page 40, and they are found at
number 40 Hässlehult in GID 1758.99.118400, [Blekinge] Jämshög,
Household examination, 1843-1853, Image 402 of 418.
Next in GID 1758.97.38000, [Blekinge] Jämshög, Household examination,
1853-1865, page 570, Image 380 of 395.
They move 1861 to "58"...
> In the earlier and later books, that are indexed, I can't find any
> reference to Karstorp.
> In the birth and death books, three children are born and one dies, all in
--- There is a Karstorp in Jämshög, in the 1848-1865 HFL from page 15
But are you sure the younger children were born in Karstorp, the 4 born
1854-1860 should have been born (and one died) at Hesslehult/Hässlehult.
// Bo Johansson
Naomi, thanks so much for helping me. I did find her moving in record. I don't know how I missed it. I checked Väghult 114 and 115 and did not find her. I had already searched the next HFL page by page and she is not there or I may have missed her. I may go through the 1840-1852 page by page as well. This family seems to be pretty shady so maybe she lied about where she was going. I checked to see if she moved too quickly to be in the HFL. I did not find her moving out in 1852 - 1853. The 1842-1853 HFL doesn't list Väghult in the index. If I am not successful, I may put this family aside until I am more knowledgeable about how to do research. Thanks again for all your help.
From: sweden-bounces(a)rootsweb.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Naomi Swanson
Sent: Tuesday, February 28, 2012 3:20 PM
Subject: Re: [SWEDEN] Addition Overlapping HFLs in Jämshög
Evelyn - I forgot to include the HFL book for Väghult 115 which is in Jämshög AI:9 1840-1852 starting on image 126/page 122.
Naomi in Illinois
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Thanks so much Bo...
When I was searching in Karstorp...I was looking for the family of Eric
Svensson. I found he and his brothers, Lars and Pehr...they were all born in
Karstorp. I have those records. All were in Jämshög parish.
So, I need to go back in the household records for this family. The
parents were Sven Jonsson and Anna Maria Pehrsdotter.
Hope this makes sense...
I found Filemon Hendriksson married in Gestad, Alvsborg in 1813, and have traced him back (HFL 1809-1813 Gestad, Alvsborg AI:8 p28, p20) (HFL 1804-1808 Gestad, Alvsborg AI:7 p175), but am stuck on HFL 1796-1803 Gestad, Alvsborg AI:6 p202. In Murehagen he is the 4th person, and then 6th person with wife Brita Petersdotter and daughter Anna Maria (Brita died in 1809), where it looks like he came in 1801 from Torso(?) I looked in the moving out records for Torso, Skaraborg, and did not find him. (I also do not find his birth in Gestad, Bolstad, Grinstad, Erikstad or Torso.) In same HFL p153 I find a Brita Hindriksdotter (b 1772), that could possibly be his sister that moved to p 171, but can not make out where she moved from in 1802. Any help on where Filemon came from (Torso? and if so, if there is another one to look for), or where Brita came from would be appreciated.
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