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Title in the Language of the Records
Sverige, Älvsborg Kyrkoböcker Register
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
- Church accounts
The records are handwritten in narrative style. They cover the years 1642 to 1897; index 1681 to 1860.
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Citation for This Collection
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- "Sweden, Alvsborg Church Records, 1642-1897; index 1681-1860." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Landsarkivet i Göteborg.
Record History, Content and Use
For details about the contents of these records, their history, and help using them see the following wiki articles:
- Sweden Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)
- Sweden Church Records, 1308 – 1940 Images Published on FamilySearch
- Swedish Church Records
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- Genealogy Research in Sweden
- Genline : Swedish Genealogy Online
- Arkiv Digital: Swedish Church Records Online (in color)
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Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection
"Sweden Alvsborg Church Records, 1642-1897; index 1681-1860" digital images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 14 March, 2012), Bergums forsamling > C I Fodelse- och dopbocker t o m 19191-06-30 1845-1865. Hari aven lysnings- och vigselbok samt dod- och begravningsbok > image 50 of 71 images, entry Bofje Arvidsson fodd September 14 1864; citing 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.