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Records of births, marriages, and deaths are commonly referred to as vital records because they refer to critical events in a person’s life. Civil registration is the vital records made by the government. Vital records of Finland have traditionally been kept by the church.
Wiki articles describing online collections are found at:
- Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)
- Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)
- Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)
|Ahvenanmaa||Åland||1918 - 2009|
|Häme||Tavastland||1831 - 1997|
|Keski-Suomi||Mellersta-Finland||1960 - 1997|
|Kuopio||Kuopio||1776 - 1997|
|Kymi||Kymmene||1947 - 1997|
|Lappi||Lappland||1938 - 2009|
|Mikkeli||St. Michel||1831 - 1997|
|Oulu||Uleåborg||1634 - 2009|
|Pohjois-Karjala||Norra-Karelen||1960 - 1997|
|Turku-Pori||Åbo och Björneborg||1634 - 1997|
|Uusimaa||Nyland||1831 - 1997|
|Vaasa||Vasa||1776 - 1997|
|Viipuri||Viborg||1634 - 1947|
3. Finland Letter Writing Guide Wiki article
4. Finnish Genealogical Word List Wiki article
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