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If your research indicates that your ancestor was of nobility, additional records, such as published genealogies of noble families, will be helpful. Some important sources for Finnish nobility research are:

  • Finlands ridderskaps och adels kalender (Calendar of Finnish Nobility). Hesingfors: Frenckellska Tryckeri AB Förlag, 1858–. (FHL book 948.97 D25f; film 1440049–55)
  • Ramsay, Jully. Frälsesläkter i Finland intill Stora ofreden (Nobility in Finland until the Great Unrest). Helsingfors: Söderström, 1909. (FHL book 948.97 D2r; film 1224730 item 11)
  • Carpelan, Tor. Ättartavlor för de på Finlands Riddarhus inskrivna ätterna (Genealogies Recorded at the Finnish House of Nobility). 4 vols. Helsingfors: Frenckellska Tryckeri Aktiebolagets Förlag, 1954–66. (FHL book 948.97 D22ca)
  • Carpelan, Tor. Ättartavlor för de på Finlands Riddarhus inskrivna efter 1809 adlade, naturaliserade eller adopterade ätterna (Genealogies Recorded at the Finnish House of Nobility Recognized after 1809). Helsingfors: Frenckellska Tryckeri Aktiebolagets Förlag, 1942. (FHL book 948.97 D22c)
  • Aminoff, Torsten G., ed. Gentes Finlandiae (Nobility of Finland). Helsingfors: Frenckellska Tryckeri Aktiebolagets Förlag, 1966–. (FHL book 948.97 B4gf)

Since the Finnish nobility was part of the Swedish nobility, most Swedish nobility books also include Finnish nobility. To find these books, look in the Locality Search of the Family History Library Catalog under:

FINLAND- NOBILITY

FINLAND, [COUNTY]- NOBILITY

SWEDEN - NOBILITY

A Swedish nobility collection that includes many Finnish noble families is:

  • Elgenstierna, Gustaf. Den introducerade svenska adelns ättartavlor: med tillägg och rättelser (Genealogy of the Introduced Nobility of Sweden). Stockholm: P. A. Norstedt & Söners Förlag, 1925–36. (FHL book 948.5 D5e; films 1440192–5)

An organization for the preservation of Finnish nobility is:

Suomen Ritarihuone (Finnish House of Nobility)

Unioninkatu 36

00170 Helsinki

Finland


 

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