Orre Parish, Rogaland, Norway Genealogy

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

Orre Parish
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Len 1599-1660 Stavanger
Amt 1689-1919 1662-1682: Stavanger stiftamt,
1682-1919: Stavanger amt
Fylke 1919-Present Rogaland
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Prestegjeld Klepp
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Tinglag Klepp
Fogderi Jæderen og Dalene
Sorenskriveri Jæderen
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Church Records[edit | edit source]

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  • Records for Klepp clerical district begin in 1787. They contain priest and sexton records from the parishes Klepp, Orre and Bore. The earlier church records were burned in 1784 and 1793. These records are available on microfilm at the Family History Library.

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  • Digital images of the church books are online at Digitalarkivet (Digital Archives).

Census Records[edit | edit source]

See Klepp

Court Records[edit | edit source]

Land Records[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

For 1666-1822 the probates are found in Jæren og Dalane judicial district.
For 1823-1882 they are found in Jæren judicial district.
The clerical probates for 1729-1807 are found in Jæren deanery. `

Availability[edit | edit source]

Jæren og Dalane judicial district
*1666-1822 Family History Library
*1667-1860 Digitalarkivet
*1666-1815 Probate card indexes sorted by farm name Digitalarkivet

Jæren judicial district
*1763-1821 Family History Library
*1859-1896 Digitalarkivet.

Jæren deanery
*1763-1821 Clerical probate records Family History Library
*1763-1821 Digitalarkivet.

Farm Book[edit | edit source]

  • A genealogy of the people and the farms they lived on in Klepp in Rogaland county with some history of the area.

Brunes, Erling and Øvregård, Andreas, "Klepp gards- og ættesoga gjenom 400 år 1519-1900", Stavanger, Norway: Utgjeve ved Klepp kommune, 1963 948.31/K1 D2b FHL Intl Book

  • Index to Klepp gards- og ættesoga gjenom 400 år

Waula, Jørg Eirik Waula, "Klepp gards- og ættesoge personregister", Stavanger, Norway : Rogaland Historie og Ættesogelag, 1996. 948.31/K1 D2b index FHL INTL Book

Farm Names[edit | edit source]

37 Aase nedre

30 Breiholen, 33 Brenderholen, 36 Bækken

34 Digerheien

30 Erga

32 Grødeland

31 Heien, 28 Horpestad nedre

33 Kjelsholen

40 Orre

31 Pollestad

29 Rosland store

34 Salte midtre, 38 Skeie

39 Vig

References[edit | edit source]

Oluf Rygh: Norwegian Farm Names