Sweden, Gävleborg Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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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.
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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.  
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Look at the images one by one comparing the information with what you already know about your ancestors to determine if the image relates to them. You may need to look at several images and compare the information about the individuals listed in those images to your ancestors to make this determination. Keep in mind:
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Image:Sweden, Gävleborg Church Records (11-1448) (12-0165) Birth Record.jpg|Christening Record
 
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Image:Sweden, Gävleborg Church Records (11-1448) (12-0165) Marriage Record.jpg|Marriage Record
 
Image:Sweden, Gävleborg Church Records (11-1448) (12-0165) Marriage Record.jpg|Marriage Record

Revision as of 19:29, 21 August 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, Gävleborg, Kyrkoböcker Register

Record Description

The collection consists of church records from the county of Gävleborg. It contains the following types of records:

  • Clerical surveys
  • Registers of birth, marriage, and death
  • Indexes to births, marriages, and deaths
  • Move-in and move-out lists
  • Confirmations
  • Church accounts

The records are handwritten in narrative style. They cover the years 1616 to 1908; index 1671 to 1860.

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

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, Gavleborg Church Records, 1616-1908; index 1671-1860." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Landsarkivet i Härnösand.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

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

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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.

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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

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 Example for a Record Found in This Collection

  • Sweden, Gavleborg Church Records, 1616-1908; index 1671-1860," digital images, FamilySearch  (https//familysearch.org: accessed 14 march, 2012), > Farila forsamling > C Fodelse- och dopbocker > 3, 1779-1861 image 202 of 295 images,  entry #28 Baptism of Olof 1 Juni 1840 son o Olor Larsson Lindstrom och H Karin Olsdotter i Fone. From the National Archives of Sweden, Riksarkivet SVAR. FHL microfilm, 666 reels. Author Svenska kyrkan. Film #130131  Farila socken film. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.