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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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==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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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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*[[Fixed and Moveable Feast Days for: Sweden|Feast Day Lists (Fixed and Moveable)]]  
 
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*[[Sweden: Gazetteers|Gazetteers]]  
 
*[[Sweden: Gazetteers|Gazetteers]]  
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*[http://www.nad.riksarkivet.se/ Nationell ArkivDatabas (NAD)]
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*[[Household Exam Roll Headings|Household Exam Roll Headings]]
 
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*[[Sweden: Parish Listing|Parish List]]
 
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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: Type the letters Å, Ä, and Ö|Type the Letters Å, Ä, and Ö]]  
 
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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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*[[FamilySearch Wiki Swedish User Group Meeting|Swedish Wiki User Group Meetings]] <br>
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*Join a Community of Sweden Researchers! [http://www.facebook.com/pages/England-Genealogy-Research-Community/183991398317906#!/pages/Sweden-Genealogy-Research-Community/119750384772989 Facebook] and or [[Join a Skype Research Community|Skype]]
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*[[Sweden: Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]
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*[[Beyond Parish Registers:A Case Study]]
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*[[Sweden Census|Census]]
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*[[Sweden Citing Sources|Citing Sources]]
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*[[Sweden: Civil Registration|Civil Registration]]
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*[[Swedish Crime and Punishment|Crime and Punishment]]
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*[[Sweden: Directories|Directories]]
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*[[Sweden: Emigration and Immigration|Emigration and Immigration]]
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*[[Sweden: Encyclopedias and Dictionaries|Encyclopedias and Dictionaries]]
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*[[Sweden: Medieval Collections at the Swedish National Archives|Medieval]]
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*[[Swedish Money, Weights, and Measures for Family History Research|Money, Weights, and Measures]]
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Welcome to the Sweden page of the FamilySearch Wiki

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 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
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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Links to articles, subcategories and images under the Category Sweden