Sweden Genealogy

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A new Swedish occupation page has been added called Backstugusittare. The word backstugusittare is a old term for people in rural areas that lived on someone else's land, or on the commons in a small cottage or hut. See the full article at: [[Swedish Occupation: Backstugusittare|Swedish Occupation: Backstugusittare]]. <br>See '''previous''' featured articles at: [[Sweden: Previous Featured Articles|Sweden: Previous Featured Articles]]  
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A new Swedish occupation page has been added called Backstugusittare. The word backstugusittare is a old term for people in rural areas that lived on someone else's land, or on the commons in a small cottage or hut. See the full article at: [[Swedish Occupation: Backstugusittare|Swedish Occupation: Backstugusittare]]. <br>See '''previous''' featured articles at: [[Sweden Previous Featured Articles|Sweden Previous Featured Articles]]  
  
 
=== Getting started with Sweden research [[Image:Riksdagen June 2011.jpg|thumb|left|300x250px]]  ===
 
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*Listing of [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/list#page=1&countryId=1927041 Swedish records] on FamilySearch.org  
 
*Listing of [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/list#page=1&countryId=1927041 Swedish records] on FamilySearch.org  
*[[Sweden: Abbreviations in Family History Sources|Abbreviations in Family History Sources]]  
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*[[Sweden Abbreviations in Family History Sources|Abbreviations in Family History Sources]]  
*[[Sweden: Encyclopedias and Dictionaries|Dictionaries]]  
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*[[Sweden Encyclopedias and Dictionaries|Dictionaries]]  
*[[Sweden: District List|District List]]  
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*[[Sweden District List|District List]]  
*[[Moveable Feast Day Calendar for: Sweden|Feast Day Calendar (Moveable)]]  
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*[[Sweden: Gazetteers|Gazetteers]]  
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*[[Scandinavian Given Names|Given Names List]]<br>  
 
*[[Scandinavian Given Names|Given Names List]]<br>  
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*[[Sweden Maps|Maps]]  
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*[[Swedish Parish Pages|Parish Pages (Alphabetical Order)]]  
 
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*[[Swedish Parish Register and Household Exam Roll Headings|Parish Register Headings]]  
 
*[[Swedish Parish Register and Household Exam Roll Headings|Parish Register Headings]]  
*[[Sweden: Research Strategies|Research Strategies]]  
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*[[Sweden Research Strategies|Research Strategies]]  
 
*[[Stockholm City|Stockholm]]  
 
*[[Stockholm City|Stockholm]]  
 
*[[Translation Tools for Swedish Research|Translation Tools]]  
 
*[[Translation Tools for Swedish Research|Translation Tools]]  
*[[Sweden: Type the letters Å, Ä, and Ö|Type the Letters Å, Ä, and Ö]]  
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*[[Swedish Research Websites|Websites]]  
 
*[[Swedish Research Websites|Websites]]  
 
*Word Lists, [[Swedish Genealogical Word List|Swedish]] and [[Latin Genealogical Word List|Latin]]
 
*Word Lists, [[Swedish Genealogical Word List|Swedish]] and [[Latin Genealogical Word List|Latin]]
  
 
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*[[Sweden Church Records, 1308 – 1940 Images Published on FamilySearch|Sweden Church Records, 1308 – 1940 Images Published on FamilySearch]]
  
 
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*[[Beyond Parish Registers:A Case Study]]  
 
*[[Beyond Parish Registers:A Case Study]]  
*[[Sweden: Biography|Biographies]]  
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*Cemeteries  
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*[[Swedish Census Records|Census]]  
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*[[Sweden: Citing Sources|Citing Sources]]  
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*[[Sweden Church Records|Church Records]]
*[[Sweden: Civil Registration|Civil Registration]]  
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*[[Swedish Crime and Punishment|Crime and Punishment]]  
 
*[[Swedish Crime and Punishment|Crime and Punishment]]  
*[[Sweden: Directories|Directories]]  
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*[[Sweden Directories|Directories]]  
*[[Sweden: Emigration and Immigration|Emigration and Immigration]]  
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*[[Sweden: Encyclopedias and Dictionaries|Encyclopedias and Dictionaries]]  
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*[[Sweden Encyclopedias and Dictionaries|Encyclopedias and Dictionaries]]  
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*[[Sweden Heraldry|Heraldry]]  
 
*[[Sweden Heraldry|Heraldry]]  
*[[Swedish History|History]]  
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*[[History of Swedish Counties|History of Swedish Counties]]  
 
*[[History of Swedish Counties|History of Swedish Counties]]  
*[[Sweden: Land and Property Records|Land and Property]]  
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*[[Sweden Land and Property|Land and Property]]  
*[[Sweden: Language and Languages|Language]]  
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*[[Sweden Language and Languages|Language]]  
 
*[[Latin in Swedish Genealogical Records|Latin in Swedish Records]]  
 
*[[Latin in Swedish Genealogical Records|Latin in Swedish Records]]  
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*[[Sweden: L.D.S. Records|L.D.S. Records]]  
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*[[Swedish Money, Weights, and Measures for Family History Research|Money, Weights, and Measures]]  
 
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*[[Swedish Privacy Laws in Relation to Genealogy|Privacy Laws]]  
 
*[[Swedish Privacy Laws in Relation to Genealogy|Privacy Laws]]  
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*[[Study Resources for Swedish Family History Research|Study Resources]]  
 
*[[Study Resources for Swedish Family History Research|Study Resources]]  
*[[Sweden: Surnames and Family Organizations|Surnames and Family Organizations]]
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*[[Swedish Church Records, 1308 – 1940 (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Swedish Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
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Revision as of 01:34, 1 December 2012

Welcome to the Sweden page of the FamilySearch Wiki. FamilySearch Wiki is a community website dedicated to helping people throughout the world learn how to find their ancestors. Through the Sweden page you can learn how to find, use, and analyze Swedish records of genealogical value. The content is variously targeted to beginners, intermediate, and advanced researchers. Please visit the help page to learn more about using the site. The Sweden Page is a work in progress, your contributions and feedback are essential!

Featured Content

A new Swedish occupation page has been added called Backstugusittare. The word backstugusittare is a old term for people in rural areas that lived on someone else's land, or on the commons in a small cottage or hut. See the full article at: Swedish Occupation: Backstugusittare.
See previous featured articles at: Sweden Previous Featured Articles

Getting started with Sweden research
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Getting Started
What's the next step?
Finding your ancestor in the records

Tips for Beginners
Tips for Swedish American Researchers

See the tutorials at FamilySearch Learning Center on Scandinavian Research and on Reading Scandinavian Gothic Handwritten Records.

What are you looking for?

1. Birth Information
2. Marriage Information
3. Death Information
4. Records showing Family Structure
5. Records of Moving and Migration

6. Place of Origin in Sweden
7. People in Major Cities
8. Information about soldiers or sailors
9. Father of Illegitimate Child
10. Historical Maps
11. Databases that might help
12.Post-1900 Research

Research Tools

Wiki articles describing online collections are found at:

Jurisdictions and Records

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       Civil Juris.            Judicial Juris.           Military Juris.      Church Juris.

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       Civil Rec.              Judicial Rec.       Army / Naval Rec.    Church Rec.

County and Parish Pages

Click on the map to navigate to county, province, or parish pages.

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Counties                                                       Provinces

Sweden FamilySearch Wikiprojects

Are you interested to improve the content for Sweden in the FamilySearch Wiki? You can help by doing work individually or by participating on a WikiProject with the Swedish User Group. Check the WikiProject Sweden  page to see if there is a project you are interested in.

Here's a quick reference to general Wiki activities:


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