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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 [[:Help:Contributor 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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==Welcome to the Sweden page of the FamilySearch Wiki==
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[[Image:Sweden Portal Picture.jpg|center|350px|Sweden Portal Picture.png]]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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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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'''Orphanages in Sweden''' <br> New content has been created to better understand how the orphanages in Sweden came about, and how they changed through the years. The articles will also introduce you to the records they left behind. <br> See more at: [[Orphanages in Sweden|Orphanages in Sweden]]  
  
=== Getting started with Sweden research [[Image:Riksdagen June 2011.jpg|thumb|left|300x250px]]  ===
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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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6. [[Finding a Place of Origin in Sweden|Place of Origin in Sweden]]<br> 7. People in Major Cities<br> 8. Information about soldiers or sailors <br> 9. [[Sweden: Finding an Unknown Father in Swedish Records|Father of Illegitimate Child]]<br>10. Historical Maps<br> 11. Databases that might help<br> 12.[[Sweden post-1900 Research|Post-1900 Research]]  
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6. [[Finding a Place of Origin in Sweden|Place of Origin in Sweden]]<br> 7. People in Major Cities<br> 8. Information about soldiers or sailors <br> 9. [[Sweden: Finding an Unknown Father in Swedish Records|Father of Illegitimate Child]]<br>10. [[Historical Maps of Sweden|Historical Maps]]<br> 11. Databases that might help<br> 12.[[Sweden post-1900 Research|Post-1900 Research]]  
  
 
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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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*[[Moveable Feast Day Calendar for: Sweden|Feast Day Calendar (Moveable)]]  
*[[Fixed and Moveable Feast Days for Sweden|Feast Day Lists (Fixed and Moveable)]]  
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*[[Fixed and Moveable Feast Days for: Sweden|Feast Day Lists (Fixed and Moveable)]]  
*[[Sweden Gazetteers|Gazetteers]]  
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*[[Scandinavian Given Names|Given Names List]]<br>  
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*[http://www.nad.riksarkivet.se/ Nationell ArkivDatabas (NAD)]  
*[[Sweden Maps|Maps]]  
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*[[Nordic Given Names|Nordic Given Names List]]<br>  
*[[Sweden Parish Listing|Parish List]]
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*[[Swedish Parish Register and Household Exam Roll Headings|Parish Register Headings]]  
 
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*[[Sweden Research Strategies|Research Strategies]]  
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*[[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 Typing the letters Å, Ä, and Ö|Typing the letters Å, Ä, and Ö]]  
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*[[Swedish Research Websites|Websites]]  
 
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*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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&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.]]  
  
 
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=== Sweden FamilySearch Wikiprojects  ===
 
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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 [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Sweden|WikiProject Sweden]]&nbsp; page to see if there is a project you are interested in. <br>  
 
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 [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Sweden|WikiProject Sweden]]&nbsp; page to see if there is a project you are interested in. <br>  
  
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*[[Sweden Encyclopedias and Dictionaries|Encyclopedias and Dictionaries]]
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*[[History of Swedish Counties|History of Swedish Counties]]
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*[[Swedish Privacy Laws in Relation to Genealogy|Privacy Laws]]
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Welcome to the Sweden page of the FamilySearch Wiki

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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

Orphanages in Sweden
New content has been created to better understand how the orphanages in Sweden came about, and how they changed through the years. The articles will also introduce you to the records they left behind.
See more at: Orphanages in Sweden

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

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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