Berg Parish, Troms, Norway Genealogy

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Guide to Berg, Norway ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, and military records.

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Church Records[edit | edit source]

Berg clerical district contains parish registers for the parishes Berg and Torsken. The church books begin in 1783.

Parish heading list shows the Norwegain headings on the parish records with an English translations for each of the different forms used throughout the records beginning in 1814. Prior to that time the records were kept in a journal format which varies with each parish.

Digital images of the church books are online at Digitalarkivet.

Census Records[edit | edit source]

  • Vicar's Census 1664-1666, no. 36: Lofoten and Vesterålen deanery, Senja deanery and Troms deanery Digityal Archives
  • Bailiff's Census 1664-1666, no. 20: Modern Nordland county, modern Troms county and modern Finnmark county Digital Archives
  • Ekstraskattemanntallet 1763 Senja fogderi - The 1763 Census, which consists of the parishes: Astafjord, Trondenes, Kvæfjord, Sand (now Bjarkøy), Lenvik, Hillesøy, Torsken, Tranøy, Berg and Mefjord. is available at the Family History Library.
  • Folketelling 1835 - The 1835 Census for Berg Clerical District is available online Digitalarkivet (Digital Arcives)
  • Folketelling 1845 - The 1845 Census for Berg Clerical District is available online Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives)
  • Folketelling 1855 - The 1855 Census for Berg Clerical District is available online Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives)

Court Records[edit | edit source]

Land Records[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

1706-1877 Senja judicial district.

1776-1809 Troms County judicial district.

1697-1824 Troms and Senja deanery.

Farm Books[edit | edit source]

  • Berg og Torsken bygdebok by Arthur Brox. A history of Berg and Torsken in Berg clerical district in Troms county and a genealogy of the people and their farms. Text in Norwegian.

Farm Names[edit | edit source]

8 Berg Præstegaard 13 Bergsbotn 9 Bergsøerne 7 Bø

4 Ersfjord

16 Finsæter

2 Græshopen

17 Havn 2 Hopen

14 Lavold 12 Lutnes

3 Mefjord 1 Mefjordbotn

11 Nordfjord

10 Skaland 5 Steinfjord 6 Strandby 15 Strømsnes


Berg og Torsken Bygdebok Volume I

Alfheim, Bakke, Bakken, Bakkevoll, Ballesvik, Ballesvikbotn, Barbogen, Berg, Berglund, Bergsbotn, Bergsøyan, Botn, Brattland, Bukta, Bunkan, Buskenes, Bø, Bøvær, Doktorlunden, Elvebakken, Elvejord, Elvejorda, Elveland, Elvelund, Elvemo, Elvevoll, Ersfjord, Fagerheim, Finnes, Finnsæter, Firkanten, Fiskenes, Fjellborg, Fjellet, Flakstad, Flaten, Foss, Fredheim, Fredlund, Fremtiden, Frydenlund, Giska, Giske, Grehopneset, Grunnfarnes, Gryllefjord, Gryllefjordbotn, Halvardsøy, Hamn, Haugen, Haugland, Haugvoll, Heggelia, Hofsøy, Holmen, Hopen, Huldhaugen, Hvitsten, Håverjord, Indregård, Innergård, Innerholmen, Kaldfarnes, Kampevoll, Katteberg, Kjerringvik, Klokkargarden, Knarvik, Kongsnes, Kveldro, Kvitsteinnes, Laberget, Landsletta, Langbakken, Lavoll, Leikvik, Leirbakmo, Leirstein, Leirvoll, Lenningsbakken, Litlebø, Lomsnes, Lottenes, Lutnes, Lyngan, Løvdal, Medby, Medfjord, Medfjordbotn, Mellomgård, Middagsletta, Midtgård, Mikalparten, Mo, Moen, Mollnes, Myra, Myrbakk, Myre, Myrland, Myrlund, Myrseth, Myrvoll, Mølnevik, Nerland, Nesland, Nikkelverket, Nordengen, Nordfjord, Nordheim, Nyland, Nylund, Nymo, Nøysomheten, Prestegården, Rabben, Roligheten, Rødsand, Sandbakk, Sandsvik, Sandsøyra, Senjavåg, Sifjord, Sildevik, Sjølund, Sjøvollen, Skaland, Skjellelv, Skoglund, Skognes, Skrevoll, Sletten, Slettevoll, Slettstrand, Slettvoll, Smevik, Smibakken, Solbakken, Solheim, Sollia, Solum, Solvang, Sommerset, Stamnesvika, Steinbakk, Steinfjord, Steinhaug, Steinheim, Steinjorda, Steinli, Stordalen, Strand, Strandbakken, Strandby, Straumsnes, Sæter, Teistevik, Tofte, Toften, Torsken, Undland, Utstrand, Vangen, Veimannen, Vik, Vikan, Vollen, Værnes, Værselbakken, Vårhaug, Vårlund, Yttergård

Genealogy[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

Oluf Rygh: Norwegian Farm Names

-Brox, Arthur: Berg og Torsken Bygdebok Bind I Gardshistoria.  Berg og Torsken Kommunar, Tromsø 1959