Sweden, Halland Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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== Title in the Language of the Record - Swedish  ==
 
== Title in the Language of the Record - Swedish  ==
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== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
  
The collection consists of the following:  
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The collection consists of church records from the county of Halland. It contains the following types of records:  
  
 
*Clerical surveys  
 
*Clerical surveys  
 
*Registers of birth, marriage, and death  
 
*Registers of birth, marriage, and death  
*Mmove-in and move-out lists  
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*Indexes to births, marriages, and deaths
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*Move-in and move-out lists  
 
*Confirmations  
 
*Confirmations  
 
*Church accounts
 
*Church accounts
  
The records are handwritten in narrative style.  
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The records are handwritten in narrative style. They cover the years 1615 to 1904; index 1615 to 1860.  
  
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/1978341/waypoints Browse].  
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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/1978341/waypoints Browse]link from the collection landing page.  
  
This collection includes the years 1614 through 1860. 
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This collection includes the years 1614 through 1860.&nbsp;
  
=== Citation for This Collection ===
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==== Search the 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.  
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To begin your search, it is helpful to know the name and some other identifying information such as the birth place or birth date.  
  
{{Collection citation
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For a browse collection: To search the collection image by image, select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page <br> ⇒Select the appropriate Parish <br> ⇒Select the appropriate&nbsp;Records <br> ⇒Select the appropriate&nbsp;Volume and Year which takes you to the images.
| text =<!--bibdescbegin-->Church parishes. Sweden, Halland Church Records. National Archives of Sweden, 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]].  
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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:
  
=== Record Content  ===
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*There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
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*You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
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*Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.
  
The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran christening records are:
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[[Image:Sweden Lutheran Church (08-0548) Christening DGS 4175749 429.jpg|thumb|right|180x250px|Sweden Lutheran Church (08-0548) Christening DGS 4175749 429.jpg]]
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== Record History, Content and Use  ==
  
*Child’s name
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For details about the contents of these records, their history, and help using them see the following wiki articles:
*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 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) Marriage DGS 4175749 537.jpg|thumb|right|180x250px|Sweden Lutheran Church (08-0548) Marriage DGS 4175749 537.jpg]]
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<gallery widths="160px" heights="120px" perrow="3" caption="Sweden, Halland Lutheran Church Record Examples">
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Image:Sweden Lutheran Church (08-0548) Christening DGS 4175749 429.jpg|Christening Record
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Image:Sweden Lutheran Church (08-0548) Marriage DGS 4175749 537.jpg|Marriage Record
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Image:Sweden Lutheran Church (08-0548) Burial DGS 4175749 563.jpg|Burial Record
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*Groom’s name
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=== Help with the Language  ===
*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 and burial records are:  
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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:  
  
[[Image:Sweden Lutheran Church (08-0548) Burial DGS 4175749 563.jpg|thumb|right|180x250px|Sweden Lutheran Church (08-0548) Burial DGS 4175749 563.jpg]]  
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*[[Sweden: Language and Languages|Sweden: Language and Languages]]
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*[[Swedish Genealogical Word List|Swedish Genealogical Word List]]
  
*Name of the deceased
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== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
*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 records are:  
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{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[Sweden, Halland 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.
  
[[Image:Sweden Lutheran Church Records Moving In DGS 4171568 12.jpg|thumb|right|180x250px|Sweden Lutheran Church Records Moving In DGS 4171568 12.jpg]] [[Image:Sweden Lutheran Church Records Moving Out DGS 4171568 12.jpg|thumb|right|180x250px|Sweden Lutheran Church Records Moving Out DGS 4171568 12.jpg]]
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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)]]
*Current 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, Jämtland Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
*Sometimes marital status
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*[[Sweden, Jönköping Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
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*[[Sweden, Kalmar Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
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*[[Sweden, Kopparberg Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
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*[[Sweden, Kristianstad Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran clerical survey records are:
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*[[Sweden, Kronoberg Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
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*[[Sweden, Malmöhus Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
[[Image:Sweden Lutheran Church Clerical Survey Heading DGS 134280 181.jpg|thumb|right|180x250px|Sweden Lutheran Church Clerical Survey Heading DGS 134280 181.jpg]] [[Image:Sweden Lutheran Church Clerical Survey Text DGS 134280 181.jpg|thumb|right|180x250px|Sweden Lutheran Church Clerical Survey Text DGS 134280 181.jpg]]  
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*[[Sweden, Norrbotten Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
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*[[Sweden, Skaraborg Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
*Name of each member of the household
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*[[Sweden, Stockholm Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
*Birth dates
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*[[Sweden, Södermanland Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
*Birthplaces
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*[[Sweden, Uppsala Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
*Residence
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*[[Sweden, Värmland Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
*Occupation
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*[[Sweden, Västerbotten Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
*Deaths within the year
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*[[Sweden, Västernorrland Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
*Marriages within the year
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*[[Sweden, Västmanland Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
*Moves within the year (including where they moved to or from)  
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*[[Sweden, Älvsborg Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
*Marital status
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*[[Sweden, Örebro Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
*Relationships
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*[[Sweden, Östergötland Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
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*[[Sweden Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
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*[[Sweden Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
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*[[Sweden Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran church account registers (räkenskaper) are:
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*Name
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*Date
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*Residence within the parish
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*Amount paid
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*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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| align="center" style="background: #f0f0f0" | '''Swedish'''
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| align="center" style="background: #f0f0f0" | '''English'''
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|-
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| Död- och begravningsböcker
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| Death and burial book
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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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| In och utflyttiningslängder
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| Moving in and out record
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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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| 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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| kladdböcker
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| Draft copy of the church book
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| Lysning and vigselböcker
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| Banns and marriage book
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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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| Signum
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| Record type
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| Socken
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| Parish
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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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==== 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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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
 
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
  
<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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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/1978341/waypoints Sweden, Halland Church Records, 1615-1904; index 1615-1860]
  
=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection <br>  ===
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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.
  
"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.
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A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the Wiki Article: How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.  
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=== Citation for This Collection  ===
  
<br>A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the Wiki Article: 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.  
  
[[Category:Sweden|Halland]]
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{{Collection citation | text= "Sweden, Halland Church Records, 1615-1904; index 1615-1860." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Landsarkivet i Lund.}}

Revision as of 16:54, 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 Record - Swedish

Sverige Halland Kyrkoböcker Register

Record Description

The collection consists of church records from the county of Halland. 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 1615 to 1904; index 1615 to 1860.

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

This collection includes the years 1614 through 1860. 

Search the Collection

To begin your search, it is helpful to know the name and some other identifying information such as the birth place or birth date.

For a browse collection: To search the collection image by image, select "Browse through images" on the initial collection page
⇒Select the appropriate Parish
⇒Select the appropriate Records
⇒Select the appropriate Volume and Year 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 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:

  • There may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
  • You may not be sure of your own ancestor’s name.
  • Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life.


Record History, Content and Use

For details about the contents of these records, their history, and help using them see the following wiki articles:

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

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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, Halland Church Records, 1615-1904; index 1615-1860

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: 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, Halland Church Records, 1615-1904; index 1615-1860." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Landsarkivet i Lund.