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Title in Swedish

Sverige, Jönköping Kyrkoböcker

Record Description

The collection consists of church records from the county of Jönköping. It contains the following types of records:

  • Clerical surveys
  • Registers of birth, marriage, and death
  • Indexes to births, marriages, and deaths
  • Move-in and move-out lists
  • Confirmations
  • Church accounts

The records are handwritten in narrative style. They cover the years 1581 to 1935; index 1633 to 1860.

For a list of records by parishes published in this collection, select the Browse.

Coverage Table

The Coverage Table shows the places and time periods covered in the indexed records for this collection. Most of the records in the collection are from the time periods listed in the table; however, the collection may have a few records from before or after the time period.

Number of Records County Event Type Years Covered in Index
8749 Adelövs församling Baptism 1689-1774, 1777-1861, 1883
5405 Adelövs församling Burial 1689-1705, 1708-1739, 1754-1758, 1777-1799, 1801, 1803-1862, 1870
1953 Adelövs församling Marriage 1715-1861
2602 Almesåkra församling Baptism 1687-1798, 1801-1860
1601 Almesåkra församling Burial 1677-1678, 1694-1745, 1747-1789, 1793-1795, 1799-1860
626 Almesåkra församling Marriage 1694-1702, 1704-1705, 1707-1713, 1715-1734, 1736-1759, 1762-1764, 1766-1779, 1781-1861

Record History, Content and Use

For details about the contents of these records, their history, and help using them see the following wiki articles:

Search the Collection

For a collection that is searchable by name: Fill in the requested information in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about the ancestors in the list to what you already know about your ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination. Keep in mind:

  • There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
  • You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
  • Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.

To search the collection image by image
⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select the appropriate "Parish"
⇒Select the appropriate "Records"
⇒Select the appropriate "Volume and Year" which takes you to the images.

Help with the Language

These records are in Swedish so you will need to be able to understand written Swedish. For help with reading the records, please see the following wiki articles:

Known Issues with This Collection

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Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.

"Sweden, Jönköping Church Records, 1581-1935; index 1633-1860" Index and Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Landsarkivet i Vadstena.


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