Sweden, Älvsborg Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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== Title in the Language of the Records  ==
 
== Title in the Language of the Records  ==
  
Sverige, Älvsborg, Kyrkoböcker Register  
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Sverige, Älvsborg Kyrkoböcker Register  
  
 
== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
  
The collection consists of church records from the county of Älvsborg. It contains indexes to births, marriages, and deaths and also images of clerical surveys, registers of birth, marriage, death, move-in and move-out lists, confirmations, church accounts, etc.
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The collection consists of church records from the county of Älvsborg. It contains indexes to births, marriages, and deaths along with images of:
  
== Citation for This Collection  ==
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*Clerical surveys
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*Registers of birth, marriage, and death
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*Mmove-in and move-out lists
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*Confirmations
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*Church accounts
  
The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org Historical Records. It may include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.  
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The records are handwritten in narrative style. They cover the years 1642 to 1897; index 1681 to 1860.  
  
{{Collection citation
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For a list of records by parishes published in this collection, select the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//api.familysearch.org/records/collection/1978773/waypoints Browse] link from the collection landing page.
| text =<!--bibdescbegin-->Sweden. Älvsborg Church Records, 1642-1897; index 1681-1860. National Archives of Sweden (Riksarkivet SVAR), Marieberg, Stockholm.<!--bibdescend--> ]]
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Information about creating source citations for FamilySearch Historical Collections is listed in the wiki article [[Help:How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections|Help:How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections]].
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== Record History, Content and Use  ==
  
=== Record Content  ===
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For details about the contents of these records, their history, and help using them see the following wiki articles:
  
The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran birth or christening or birth (Födde) records are:
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*[[Sweden Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Sweden Church Records, 1308 – 1940 Images Published on FamilySearch]]
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*[[Swedish Church Records|Swedish Church Records]]
  
[[Image:Sweden Lutheran Church (08-0548) Christening DGS 4175749 429.jpg|thumb|right|Sweden Lutheran Church (08-0548) Christening DGS 4175749 429.jpg]]
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Image:Sweden, Älvsborg Church Records (11-1450) (12-0395) Birth Record DGS 4359471_830.jpg|Birth Record
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Image:Sweden, Älvsborg Church Records (11-1450) (12-0395) Marriage Record DGS 4359471_1000.jpg|Marriage Record
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Image:Sweden, Älvsborg Church Records (11-1450) (12-0395) Death Record DGS 4359471_1036.jpg|Death Record
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</gallery>
  
*Child’s name
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=== Search the Collection  ===
*Christening date
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*Sometimes the birth date
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*Parents’ names
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*Parents’ marital status
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*Parents’ residence
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*Father’s occupation
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*Sometimes the mother’s age
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*Witnesses and their residences
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The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran marriage (Vigde) records are:
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To search the collection image by image <br> ⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page <br> ⇒Select the appropriate "Parish" <br> ⇒Select the appropriate "Record" <br> ⇒Select the appropriate "Volume and Year" which takes you to the images.
  
[[Image:Sweden Lutheran Church (08-0548) Marriage DGS 4175749 537.jpg|thumb|right|Sweden Lutheran Church (08-0548) Marriage DGS 4175749 537.jpg]]
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=== Help with the Language  ===
  
*Groom’s name
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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:
*Depending on the time period, the groom’s marital status, residence, and age
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*Bride’s name
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*Depending on the time period, the bride’s marital status, residence, and age
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*Witnesses and their residences
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The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran death or burial (Döde) records are:  
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*[[Sweden: Language and Languages]]
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*[[Swedish Genealogical Word List]]
  
[[Image:Sweden Lutheran Church (08-0548) Burial DGS 4175749 563.jpg|thumb|right|Sweden Lutheran Church (08-0548) Burial DGS 4175749 563.jpg]]
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== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
  
*Name of the deceased
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{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[Sweden, Älvsborg Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)/Known Issues|Wiki article]]. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to [mailto:support@familysearch.org support@familysearch.org.] Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.
*Death date
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*Burial date
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*Residence
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*Occupation
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*Age
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*Marital status and sometimes the spouse’s name
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*Sometimes other biographical notes
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The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran moving records (Inflyttnings and Utflyttnings) are:
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== FamilySearch Historical Record Collections  ==
  
*Name of person moving
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*[[Sweden Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
*Former residence
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*[[Sweden, Blekinge Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
*New residence
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*[[Sweden, Gotland Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
*Residence
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*[[Sweden, Gävleborg Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
*Occupation
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*[[Sweden, Göteborg och Bohus Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
*Age
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*[[Sweden, Halland Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
*Sometimes marital status
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*[[Sweden, Jämtland Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
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*[[Sweden, Jönköping Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran clerical surveys (Husförhörslängd) are:
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*[[Sweden, Kalmar Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
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*[[Sweden, Kopparberg Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
*Name of each member of the household
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*[[Sweden, Kristianstad Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
*Birth dates
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*[[Sweden, Kronoberg Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
*Birthplaces
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*[[Sweden, Malmöhus Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
*Residence
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*[[Sweden, Norrbotten Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
*Occupation
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*[[Sweden, Skaraborg Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
*Deaths within the year
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*[[Sweden, Stockholm Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
*Marriages within the year
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*[[Sweden, Södermanland Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
*Moves within the year (including where they moved to or from)  
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*[[Sweden, Uppsala Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
*Marital status
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*[[Sweden, Värmland Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
*Relationships
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*[[Sweden, Västerbotten Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
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*[[Sweden, Västernorrland Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran church account registers (räkenskaper) are:
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*[[Sweden, Västmanland Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
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*[[Sweden, Örebro Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
*Name
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*[[Sweden, Östergötland Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
*Date
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*[[Sweden Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
*Residence within the parish
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*[[Sweden Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
*Amount paid
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*[[Sweden Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
*May give reason for payment
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== How to Use the Records ==
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For detailed information on using Swedish church records, see the wiki article: [[Swedish Church Records|Swedish Church Records]]  
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==== Choosing a Record to Search  ====
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The types of record books that are available are different for each parish. The following chart lists the types of records and the English translation.
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{| border="3"
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|-
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| style="background: #f0f0f0" align="center" | '''Swedish'''
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| style="background: #f0f0f0" align="center" | '''English'''
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|-
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| Död- och begravningsböcker
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| Death and burial book
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|-
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| Flyttningslängder
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| Moving records
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| Inflyttningsattester
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| Moving in records
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|-
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| In och utflyttiningslängder
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| Moving in and out record
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|-
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| Utflyttiningslängder
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| Moving out record
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|-
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| Födelse och dopböcker
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| Birth and baptism or christening book
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| Födelse- och dopböcker Duplettserie
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| Birth and baptism or christening book double or second series
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|-
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| Församling
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| Parish or congregation
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| Husförhörslängd
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| Household examination record; also called clerical survey
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|-
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| kladdböcker
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| Draft copy of the church book
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|-
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| Lysning and vigselböcker
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| Banns and marriage book
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|-
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| Längder över nattvardsgäster (kommunionlängder)  
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| Communion book
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| Räkenskaper för kyrka
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| Records of accounts for the church
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|-
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| Signum
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| Record type
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|-
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| Socken
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| Parish
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|-
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| Vigselsdag
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| Marriage date
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| Volum och år
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| Volume and year
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|}
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==== Help with the Language  ====
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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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*[[Sweden: Language and Languages|Sweden: Language and Languages]]  
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*[[Swedish Genealogical Word List|Swedish Genealogical Word List]]
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==== Online Courses  ====
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Online courses in reading Scandinavian Gothic handwriting are also&nbsp;available through the [https://www.familysearch.org/learningcenter/home.html FamilySearch Learning Center]. Select [https://www.familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?fq=place%3A%22Scandinavia%22 Scandinavia] from the localities list on the left side of the main page.
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== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
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*[[Sweden]]
 
*[[Sweden]]
  
=== Contributions to This Article  ===
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== Contributions to This Article  ==
  
 
{{Contributor invite}}  
 
{{Contributor invite}}  
  
 
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
 
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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Citations for individual image records are available for this collection. Browse through images in this collection and click on the "Show Citation" box: [https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/records/collection/1978773/waypoints Sweden, Älvsborg Church Records, 1642-1897; index 1681-1860]
  
 
When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.<br>  
 
When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.<br>  
  
==== Citation Example for Records Found in This Collection  ====
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A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections|Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].
  
"Sweden Alvsborg Church Records, 1642-1897; index 1681-1860" &nbsp; digital images, &nbsp;''FamilySearch &nbsp;''(https://familysearch.org: accessed 14 March, 2012), Bergums forsamling &gt; C I Fodelse- och dopbocker t o m 19191-06-30 1845-1865. Hari aven lysnings- och vigselbok samt dod- och begravningsbok &gt; image 50 of 71 images, entry Bofje Arvidsson fodd September 14 1864; citing&nbsp;&nbsp;Sweden, Älvsborg Church Records, 1642-1897; index 1681-1860," FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org); from the National Archives of Sweden, Riksarkivet SVAR. FHL microfilm, 1,023 reels. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.&nbsp;
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=== Citation for This Collection  ===
  
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections|Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].  
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The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.
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{{Collection citation | text= "Sweden, Alvsborg Church Records, 1642-1897; index 1681-1860." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Landsarkivet i Göteborg.}}
  
[[Category:Swedish_Church_Records]] [[Category:Sweden|Älvsborg]]
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Revision as of 17:13, 19 December 2013

FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records available at FamilySearch.org.

Contents

Title in the Language of the Records

Sverige, Älvsborg Kyrkoböcker Register

Record Description

The collection consists of church records from the county of Älvsborg. It contains indexes to births, marriages, and deaths along with images of:

  • Clerical surveys
  • Registers of birth, marriage, and death
  • Mmove-in and move-out lists
  • Confirmations
  • Church accounts

The records are handwritten in narrative style. They cover the years 1642 to 1897; index 1681 to 1860.

For a list of records by parishes published in this collection, select the Browse link from the collection landing page.

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 image by image
⇒Select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select the appropriate "Parish"
⇒Select the appropriate "Record"
⇒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:

Known Issues with This Collection

Important.png Problems with this collection?
See a list of known issues, workarounds, tips, restrictions, future fixes, news and other helpful information.

For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached Wiki article. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to support@familysearch.org. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.

FamilySearch Historical Record Collections

Related Websites

Related Wiki Articles

Contributions to This Article

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.


Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

Citations for individual image records are available for this collection. Browse through images in this collection and click on the "Show Citation" box: Sweden, Älvsborg Church Records, 1642-1897; index 1681-1860

When you copy information from a record, you should list where you found the information. This will help you or others to find the record again. It is also good to keep track of records where you did not find information, including the names of the people you looked for in the records.

A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the information published in FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher and archive for the original records.

"Sweden, Alvsborg Church Records, 1642-1897; index 1681-1860." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Landsarkivet i Göteborg.