Sweden, Östergötland Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[Sweden, Östergötland 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.
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
 
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Revision as of 16:23, 8 August 2012

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

Contents

Title in the Language of the Records

Sverige, Östergötland, Lutherske Kyrkoböcker Register

Record Description

The collection consists of church records from the county of Östergötland. It contains indexes to births, marriages, and deaths and also images to clerical surveys, registers of birth, marriage, death, move-in and move-out lists, confirmations, church accounts, etc.

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

Citation for This Collection

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.

Parishes in Östergötland. Sweden, Östergötland Church Records. National Archives of Sweden, Marieberg, Stockholm.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.


Record Content

The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran birth or christening or birth (Födde) records are:

Sweden Lutheran Church (08-0548) Christening DGS 4175749 429.jpg
  • Child’s name
  • Christening date
  • Sometimes the birth date
  • Parents’ names
  • Parents’ marital status
  • Parents’ residence
  • Father's occupation
  • Sometimes the mother’s age
  • Witnesses and their residences

The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran marriage (Vigde) records are:

Sweden Lutheran Church (08-0548) Marriage DGS 4175749 537.jpg
  • Groom’s name
  • Depending on the time period, the groom’s marital status, residence, and age
  • Bride’s name
  • Depending on the time period, the bride’s marital status, residence, and age
  • Witnesses and their residences

The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran death or burial (Döde) records are:

Sweden Lutheran Church (08-0548) Burial DGS 4175749 563.jpg
  • Name of the deceased
  • Death date
  • Burial date
  • Residence
  • Occupation
  • Age
  • Marital status and sometimes the spouse’s name
  • Sometimes other biographical notes

The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran moving records (Inflyttnings and Utflyttnings) are:

  • Name of person moving
  • Former residence
  • New residence
  • Residence
  • Occupation
  • Age
  • Sometimes marital status

The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran clerical surveys (Husförhörslängd) are:

  • Name of each member of the household
  • Birth dates
  • Birthplaces
  • Residence
  • Occupation
  • Deaths within the year
  • Marriages within the year
  • Moves within the year (including where they moved to or from)
  • Marital status
  • Relationships

The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran church account registers (räkenskaper) are:

  • Name
  • Date
  • Residence within the parish
  • Amount paid
  • May give reason for payment

How to Use the Records

To search the collection, select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page ⇒ Select the Socken ⇒ Select the Signum ⇒ Select the Volum och år which takes you to the images.

Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine which one is your ancestor. You may need to compare the information about more than one person to make this determination.

For detailed information on using Swedish church records, see the wiki article: Swedish Church Records

Choosing a Record to Search

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.

Swedish English
Död- och begravningsböcker Death and burial book
Flyttningslängder Moving records
Inflyttningsattester Moving in records
In och utflyttiningslängder Moving in and out record
Utflyttiningslängder Moving out record
Födelse och dopböcker Birth and baptism or christening book
Födelse- och dopböcker Duplettserie Birth and baptism or christening book double or second series
Församling Parish or congregation
Husförhörslängd Household examination record; also called clerical survey
kladdböcker Draft copy of the church book
Lysning and vigselböcker Banns and marriage book
Längder över nattvardsgäster (kommunionlängder) Communion book
Räkenskaper för kyrka Records of accounts for the church
Signum Record type
Socken Parish
Vigselsdag Marriage date
Volum och år Volume and year


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:

Online Courses

Online courses in reading Scandinavian Gothic handwriting are also available through the FamilySearch Learning Center. Select Scandinavia from the localities list on the left side of the main page.

Known Issues with This Collection

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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.

Related Websites

Related Wiki Articles

Contributions to This Article

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. Guidelines are available to help you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide. If you would like to get more involved join the WikiProject FamilySearch Records.


Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

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.

Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection

"Sweden, Ostergotland Church Records, 1555-1911"   digital images,  FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 14 March, 2012), Dagsbergs forsamling > CI Fodelse- och dopbocker >3 1802-1860 > image 221 of 224 images, entry Anna Mathilda fodde 10 October 1860, Sweden, Östergötland Church Records, 1555-1911; index 1616-1860," FamilySearch from the National Archives of Sweden, Riksarkivet SVAR. FHL microfilm, 1,481 reels. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah

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