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Re: grandfathers records

Posted: 29 Oct 2009 11:07AM GMT
Classification: Query
There is no parish in Sweden today named just "Ryr". Instead, all the "Ryr" parishes have been given compound names by adding something in front of "-Ryr". In fact, there are three(!!) possible Ryr parishes that could be the origin of Lars Magnus Johansson. Valbo-Ryr is in Dalsland province, within the boundaries of the former Älvsborg county. Lane-Ryr is in Bohuslän province, within the borders of the former Göteborg & Bohus county. Väne-Ryr is in Västergötland province, Älvsborg county. The latter two are roughly equidistant from Frändefors (12-15 km) and Valbo-Ryr appears to be just slightly further afield (20-25 km?). Based solely on proximity to Frändefors, I couldn't suggest one over the other. Might have to search records from them all.

Since the website Släktdata (http://www.slaktdata.org/) has transcribed births for all three parishes, I did a quick search for Lars Magnus' birth but found no obvious matches.

Jeff
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
TarynMN 24 Oct 2009 7:13PM GMT 
4vivi 26 Oct 2009 9:32AM GMT 
4vivi 26 Oct 2009 10:28AM GMT 
jabenson43 29 Oct 2009 5:07PM GMT 
torbjorn_ande... 20 May 2013 11:50AM GMT 
Sannidal 24 Oct 2009 6:52PM GMT 
TarynMN 24 Oct 2009 7:44PM GMT 
Sannidal 24 Oct 2009 8:42PM GMT 
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