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Contents

Title in the Language of the Record

Sverige, Stockholm stadsarkiv, Kyrkoböcker Index

Record Description

This collection contains an index to the church records of Stockholm City created by the Stockholm City Archives for the years 1546 to 1927.

Record Content

The indexes usually include:

  • Name
  • Event date or dates
  • Names of family members such as parents or spouse

How to Use the Record

To begin your search it is helpful to know

  • Name of your ancestor
  • Identifying information such as birth date or name of spouse

Search the Collection

To search by index:
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 compare the information about more than one person to find your ancestor.

Be aware that with either search you may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination. Keep in mind:

  • These records are brief so it is easy to confuse individuals
  • 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.
  • If your ancestor used an alias or a nickname, be sure to check for those alternate names.
  • Even though these indexes are very accurate they may still contain inaccuracies, such as altered spellings, misinterpretations, and optical character recognition errors if the information was scanned.

For tips about searching on-line collections see the on-line video at FamilySearch Search Tips.

For Help Reading These Records

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:

Using the Information

When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Save a copy of the image or transcribe the information. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details. Add this new information to your records of each family. Use the names, dates, volume and page numbers to locate your ancestor's original record.

Unable to Find Your Ancestor?

  • Look for variant spellings of the names. You should also look for nicknames and abbreviated names.
  • Search the indexes and records of nearby counties.
  • Try alternative search methods such as only filling in the surname search box (or the given name search box) on the landing page leaving the other box empty and then click on search. This should return a list of everyone with that particular name.

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Contributions to This Article

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Citations for This Collection

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information (often called citing your sources). This will help people find the record again and evaluate the reliability of the source. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records. Citations are available for the collection as a whole and each record or image individually.

Collection citation:

"Sweden, Stockholm City Archives, Index to Church Records, 1546-1927." Index. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Stockholm City Archives, Stockholm, Sweden.

Record citation (or citation for the index entry):

The citation for a record will be available with each record once the collection is published.

 

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