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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.

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Sweden, Jönköping Church Records, 1581-1935; index 1633-1860.

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

To search the collection by name fill in your ancestor’s name in the initial search page. This search will return a list of possible matches. Compare the information about those in the list to what you already know about your own ancestors to determine if this is the correct family or person.

If you did not find the person you were looking for, you may need to search the collection 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:

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Citations for This Collection

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Collection Citation:

"Sweden, Jönköping Church Records, 1581-1935; index 1633-1860" Database with Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2015. Citing Landsarkivet i Vadstena.

Record Citation (or citation for the index entry):

The citation for a record is available with each record in this collection, at the bottom of the record screen. You can search records in this collection by visiting the search page for Sweden, Jönköping Church Records, 1581-1935; index 1633-1860.

Image citation:

The citation for an image is available on each image in this collection by clicking Show Citation at the bottom left of the image screen. You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Sweden, Jönköping Church Records, 1581-1935; index 1633-1860.


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