Lenvik Parish, Troms, Norway Genealogy

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Guide to Lenvik, 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]

Lenvik clerical district contains parish registers for the parishes Lenvik with Rossfjord chapel and Hillesøy. Included Målselv parish until 1853.

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]

  • Sogneprestenes manntall 1664-1666 - The 1664-1666 clerical Census for Lenvik Clerical District can be found at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah. Contains the Lutheran ministers census for 1664-1666 for Lenvik and Hillesøy parishes in Troms county, Norway. This census only list the head of household, and all the male occupants. It was made specifically for military purpose. Also available in a scanned format at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives) as well as in a searchable index.
  • Prestens manntall 1666 [Lenvik og Hillesøy]. The 1666 clerical census for Lenvik and Hillesøy available on microfilm at the Family History Library.
  • Manntall 1701: optatt av fogderi, sorenskrivere og sogne prester ifølge kongebrev av 26 Juli 1701 - The 1701 census includes the parishes of Lenvik, Torsken, Berg and Hillesøy and can be found at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City in Utah. This is a census made specificially for military enlistment and gives the name of the head of household and all males residing in the various households. Census (manntall) 1701, no. 19: Senja and Tromsø fogderi also available online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives)
  • Census 1763 for Senja bailiff district in Troms county, which consists of the parishes: Astafjord, Trondenes, Kvæfjord, Sand (now Bjarkøy), Lenvik, Hillesøy, Torsken, Tranøy, Berg and Mefjord. This census for Lenvik (Senja fogderi) can be found at the Family History Library.

Court Records[edit | edit source]

Land Records[edit | edit source]

Farm Books[edit | edit source]

Farm Names[edit | edit source]

87 Aarnes, 36 Aglapsvik, 15 Andersdal, 19 Aspenes,

77 Bakkemoen, 45 Bakkeringen, 41 Bjorelven, 8 Bjørnhaugen, 41 Bondjorden, 90 Bukkemoen, 38 Bukskind, 38 Bukskindneset, 38 Bukskindvik,

20 Djupdal, 7 Djupnes, 36 Durmaalsvik,

83 Eggøen, 74 Elvebakken,

18 Fagerbugten, 22 Fagerli, 17 Fagernes, 63 Finbotn, 48 Finfjord, 47 Finfjordbotn, 23 Finfjordeidet, 29 Finlanes, 62 Finlaukhellen, 64 Finpladsen, 44 Finsnes, 39 Flatvold,

84 Gibostad, 82 Giøen, 55 Grepslien, 86 Grundvaag, 64 Græsmyr, 31 Grønjorden, 56 Grønlien,

85 Hanes, 21 Haugen, 30 Heggeskogan, 84 Hestøen, 13 Holmemoen, 7 Holmen, 54 Høglien,

7 Jarnes, 93 Jarsletten, 62 Jordbærlien, 34 Jøvik,

36 Kaarvik, 36 Kaarvikneset, 26 Kistelven, 64 Klubsletten, 30 Konsen, 30 Kraknes, 33 Kravik, 65 Kvanlimoen, 75 Kvannaasen,

7 Lajorden, 8 Lanes, 76 Lanes, 77 Lanesbogen, 14 Langhaugen, 72 Langhaugen, 27 Langnesbugt, 52 Laukhelle Lakselv, 59 Laukhellen mellem, 9 Lauknes, 42 Lavolden, 42 Leiknes, 68 Leirbækmoen, 36 Lenvikenm, 8 Linbergetm, 88 Lysnes indrem, 91 Lysnes mellem,

4 Maals, 32 Meskjær, 36 Moen,

36 Nederdalen, 53 Nerlien, 36 Nygaarden, 81 Nymoen,

30 Osan,

10 Rognlien, 28 Rogstad, 5 Rosfjord, 30 Rotnes, 50 Russevaag nordre, 36 Rødbergshavn,

1 Sandnes, 1 Sandneshavn, 45 Sandvik, 12 Seljebakken, 67 Seljemoen, 73 Skaaraasen, 94 Skarsvaag, 46 Skogen, 76 Skognes, 76 Skognesholmen, 82 Skræddernes, 37 Sletnes, 40 Solli, 30 Sommersætet, 29 Steinnes, 5 Storelven, 3 Storvik ,7 Strømmen indre, 6 Strømmen ytre, 29 Strømsnes, 2 Sultindvik indre, 78 Svartfjeld, 64 Sverige, 16 Sætermoen, 79 Sørlielven, 80 Sørlien,

11 Taarnelvmoen, 9 Taarnstad, 35 Tenskjær, 43 Troldvik, 70 Tverhaugen, 71 Tømmerelvbakken,

95 Vang, 57 Vashaug, 25 Vashaug nedre, 51 Vasjorden, 66 Verselvmoen, 61 Viken,

49 Øijorden, 36 Øverdalen

Genealogy[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

1690-1866 Tromsø judicial district.

1776-1809 Troms County judicial district.

1697-1824 Troms and Senja deanery.

Database index of probate transcripts for Lenvik, 1706-1753. Register: Skifteavskrifter for Lenvik 1706-1753 ved Lenvik Museum.

References[edit | edit source]

Oluf Rygh: Norwegian Farm Names