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[[Image:Sweden Portal Picture.png|center|350px|Sweden Portal Picture.png]] '''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 [[:Category:Help|help page]] to learn more about using the site. The Sweden Page is a work in progress, your contributions and [[FamilySearch Wiki:Feedback|feedback]] are essential!  
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[[Image:Sweden Portal Picture.jpg|center|350px|Sweden Portal Picture.png]] '''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 [[:Category:Help|help page]] to learn more about using the site. The Sweden Page is a work in progress, your contributions and [[FamilySearch Wiki:Feedback|feedback]] are essential!  
  
 
=== Featured Content  ===
 
=== 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|Swedish Occupation: Backstugusittare]]. <br>See '''previous''' featured articles at: [[Sweden: Previous Featured Articles|Sweden: Previous Featured Articles]]
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'''Swedish Historical Maps'''  
  
=== Getting started with Sweden research [[Image:Riksdagen June 2011.jpg|thumb|left|300x250px]]  ===
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It's really exciting to see the place where your ancestor lived on a map that was created about the same time they lived there. The information you see on the map can be used in your research strategy or to enhance your family history. A huge amount of historical maps have survived in Sweden. See more at: [[Historical Maps of Sweden|Historical Maps of Sweden]]
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See '''previous''' featured articles at: [[Sweden: Previous Featured Articles|Sweden: Previous Featured Articles]]
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=== Getting started with Sweden research [[Image:Riksdagen June 2011.jpg|thumb|left|300x250px|Riksdagen June 2011.jpg]]  ===
  
 
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1. [[Finding Birth Information for Swedish Family History Research|Birth Information]]<br> 2. [[Finding Engagement and Marriage Information for Swedish Family History Research|Marriage Information]]<br> 3. [[Finding Death and Burial Information for Swedish Family History Research|Death Information]]<br> 4. [[Finding Records that show Family Structure for Swedish Family History Research|Records showing Family Structure]]<br> 5. [[Finding Migration Information for Swedish Family History Research|Records of Moving and Migration]] <br>
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1. [[Finding Birth Information for Swedish Family History Research|Birth Information]]<br> 2. [[Finding Engagement and Marriage Information for Swedish Family History Research|Marriage Information]]<br> 3. [[Finding Death and Burial Information for Swedish Family History Research|Death Information]]<br> 4. [[Finding Records that show Family Structure for Swedish Family History Research|Records showing Family Structure]]<br> 5. [[Finding Migration Information for Swedish Family History Research|Records of Moving and Migration]] <br>  
  
 
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=== Research Tools  ===
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=== &nbsp;Research Tools  ===
  
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*[[Fixed and Moveable Feast Days for: Sweden|Feast Day Lists (Fixed and Moveable)]]  
 
*[[Fixed and Moveable Feast Days for: Sweden|Feast Day Lists (Fixed and Moveable)]]  
 
*[[Sweden: Gazetteers|Gazetteers]]  
 
*[[Sweden: Gazetteers|Gazetteers]]  
*[[Scandinavian Given Names|Given Names List]]<br>  
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*[[Nordic Given Names|Nordic Given Names List]]<br>  
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*[[Household Exam Roll Headings|Household Exam Roll Headings]]
 
*[[Sweden: Maps|Maps]]  
 
*[[Sweden: Maps|Maps]]  
 
*[[Sweden: Parish Listing|Parish List]]
 
*[[Sweden: Parish Listing|Parish List]]
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*[[Sweden: Research Strategies|Research Strategies]]  
 
*[[Sweden: Research Strategies|Research Strategies]]  
 
*[[Stockholm City|Stockholm]]  
 
*[[Stockholm City|Stockholm]]  
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*[[Swedish County Letters|Swedish County Letters]]
 
*[[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]]  
 
*[[Sweden: Type the letters Å, Ä, and Ö|Type the Letters Å, Ä, and Ö]]  
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{{Template: Swedish records bar}}  
 
{{Template: Swedish records bar}}  
  
&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;[[Swedish Civil Records for Family History Research|Civil Rec.]]&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;[[Swedish Judicial Records for Family History Research|Judicial Rec.]]&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;[[Swedish Army Records for Family History Research|Army]] / [[Swedish Naval Records for Family History Research|Naval]]&nbsp;Rec. &nbsp; &nbsp;[[Swedish Church Records for Family History Research|Church Rec.]]  
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&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;[[Swedish Civil Records for Family History Research|Civil Rec.]]&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;[[Swedish Judicial Records for Family History Research|Judicial Rec.]]&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;[[Swedish Army Records for Family History Research|Army]] / [[Swedish Naval Records for Family History Research|Naval]]&nbsp;Rec. &nbsp; &nbsp;[[Sweden Church Records|Church Rec.]]  
  
 
=== County and Parish Pages  ===
 
=== County and Parish Pages  ===
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*[[Beyond Parish Registers:A Case Study]]  
 
*[[Beyond Parish Registers:A Case Study]]  
 
*[[Sweden: Biography|Biographies]]  
 
*[[Sweden: Biography|Biographies]]  
*[[Sweden Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]
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*[[Cemeteries in Sweden|Cemeteries]]  
*[[Sweden Census|Census]]
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*[[Sweden Census|Census]]  
*[[Sweden Church Records|Church Records]]
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*[[Sweden Church Records|Church Records]]  
*[[Sweden Citing Sources|Citing Sources]]
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*[[Sweden Citing Sources|Citing Sources]]  
 
*[[Sweden: Civil Registration|Civil Registration]]  
 
*[[Sweden: Civil Registration|Civil Registration]]  
 
*[[Swedish Crime and Punishment|Crime and Punishment]]  
 
*[[Swedish Crime and Punishment|Crime and Punishment]]  
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*[[Sweden: Gazetteers|Gazetteers]]  
 
*[[Sweden: Gazetteers|Gazetteers]]  
 
*[[Sweden: Genealogy|Genealogies]]  
 
*[[Sweden: Genealogy|Genealogies]]  
*[[Sweden Geography|Geography]]
 
*[[Sweden Geography (Historical)|Geography (Historical)]]
 
*[[Sweden Handwriting|Handwriting]]
 
 
*[[Sweden Heraldry|Heraldry]]  
 
*[[Sweden Heraldry|Heraldry]]  
*[[Sweden History|History]]
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*[[Sweden History|History]]  
 
*[[History of Swedish Counties|History of Swedish Counties]]  
 
*[[History of Swedish Counties|History of Swedish Counties]]  
 
*[[Sweden: Land and Property Records|Land and Property]]  
 
*[[Sweden: Land and Property Records|Land and Property]]  
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*[[Sweden: Maps|Maps]]  
 
*[[Sweden: Maps|Maps]]  
 
*[[Sweden: Medieval Collections at the Swedish National Archives|Medieval]]  
 
*[[Sweden: Medieval Collections at the Swedish National Archives|Medieval]]  
*[[Sweden Military Records|Military]]
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*[[Sweden Military Records|Military]]  
 
*[[Swedish Money, Weights, and Measures for Family History Research|Money, Weights, and Measures]]  
 
*[[Swedish Money, Weights, and Measures for Family History Research|Money, Weights, and Measures]]  
*[[Sweden Names, Personal|Naming Customs]]
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*[[Sweden Names, Personal|Naming Customs]]  
 
**[[Sweden: Soldier Names|Soldier Names]]  
 
**[[Sweden: Soldier Names|Soldier Names]]  
*[[Sweden Newspapers|Newspapers]]
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*[[Sweden Newspapers|Newspapers]]  
 
*[[Sweden: Nobility|Nobility]]  
 
*[[Sweden: Nobility|Nobility]]  
 
*[[Sweden: Occupations|Occupations]]  
 
*[[Sweden: Occupations|Occupations]]  
 
*[[Sweden: Periodicals|Periodicals]]  
 
*[[Sweden: Periodicals|Periodicals]]  
*[[Sweden Place Names|Place Names]]
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*[[Sweden Place Names|Place Names]]  
 
*[[Swedish Privacy Laws in Relation to Genealogy|Privacy Laws]]  
 
*[[Swedish Privacy Laws in Relation to Genealogy|Privacy Laws]]  
 
*[[Sweden: Probate Records|Probate Records]]  
 
*[[Sweden: Probate Records|Probate Records]]  
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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]]  
 
*[[Sweden: Surnames and Family Organizations|Surnames and Family Organizations]]  
*[[Swedish Church Records, 1308 – 1940 (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Swedish Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Sweden Taxation|Taxation]]
*[[Sweden Taxation|Taxation]]  
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*Vital Records
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Revision as of 20:42, 10 April 2013

Sweden Portal Picture.png
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!

Contents

Featured Content

Swedish Historical Maps

It's really exciting to see the place where your ancestor lived on a map that was created about the same time they lived there. The information you see on the map can be used in your research strategy or to enhance your family history. A huge amount of historical maps have survived in Sweden. See more at: Historical Maps of Sweden

See previous featured articles at: Sweden: Previous Featured Articles

Getting started with Sweden research
Riksdagen June 2011.jpg

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

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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