Sweden, Halland Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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== Title in the Language of the Record - Swedish  ==
 
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The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran christening records are:  
 
The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran christening records are:  
  
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*Child’s name  
 
*Child’s name  
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The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran marriage records are:  
 
The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran marriage records are:  
  
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*Groom’s name  
 
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The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran death and burial records are:  
 
The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran death and burial records are:  
  
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*Name of the deceased  
 
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The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran moving records records are:  
 
The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran moving records records are:  
  
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The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran clerical survey records are:  
 
The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran clerical survey records are:  
  
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*Name of each member of the household  
 
*Name of each member of the household  
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*Relationships
 
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The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran church account registers (räkenskaper) are:  
 
The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran church account registers (räkenskaper) are:  
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==== Help with the Language  ====
 
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<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>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.  
  
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"Sweden, Halland Church Records, 1615-1904; index 1615-1860," &nbsp; digital images, ''FamilySearch''&nbsp; ([https://familysearch.org): accessed March 21, 2012), Krogsereds forsamling &gt; C Fodelse- och dopbocker &gt; 3 1833-1861 &gt; image 95 of 108 images. Entry for Carl Peter Svensson and Pigan Nilla Catrina Andersdotter&nbsp;Married 31 August 1834; citing Sweden, Halland, Krogsereds &nbsp;Church Records, FHL microfilm #134,138 items 3-5&nbsp;; <br>Svenska kyrka, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.  
 
"Sweden, Halland Church Records, 1615-1904; index 1615-1860," &nbsp; digital images, ''FamilySearch''&nbsp; ([https://familysearch.org): accessed March 21, 2012), Krogsereds forsamling &gt; C Fodelse- och dopbocker &gt; 3 1833-1861 &gt; image 95 of 108 images. Entry for Carl Peter Svensson and Pigan Nilla Catrina Andersdotter&nbsp;Married 31 August 1834; citing Sweden, Halland, Krogsereds &nbsp;Church Records, FHL microfilm #134,138 items 3-5&nbsp;; <br>Svenska kyrka, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.  

Revision as of 22:15, 3 August 2012

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

Contents

Title in the Language of the Record - Swedish

Sverige Halland Kyrkoböcker Register

Record Description

The collection consists of the following:

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

The records are handwritten in narrative style.

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

This collection includes the years 1614 through 1860. 

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.

Church parishes. Sweden, Halland 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 christening 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 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 and burial 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 records are:

Sweden Lutheran Church Records Moving In DGS 4171568 12.jpg
Sweden Lutheran Church Records Moving Out DGS 4171568 12.jpg
  • Name of person moving
  • Former residence
  • New residence
  • Current residence
  • Occupation
  • Age
  • Sometimes marital status








The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran clerical survey records are:

Sweden Lutheran Church Clerical Survey Heading DGS 134280 181.jpg
Sweden Lutheran Church Clerical Survey Text DGS 134280 181.jpg
  • 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.

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Contributions to This Article

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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, Halland Church Records, 1615-1904; index 1615-1860,"   digital images, FamilySearch  ([https://familysearch.org): accessed March 21, 2012), Krogsereds forsamling > C Fodelse- och dopbocker > 3 1833-1861 > image 95 of 108 images. Entry for Carl Peter Svensson and Pigan Nilla Catrina Andersdotter Married 31 August 1834; citing Sweden, Halland, Krogsereds  Church Records, FHL microfilm #134,138 items 3-5 ;
Svenska kyrka, 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: How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.