Sweden, Halland Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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== Foreign Language Title<br>  ==
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Sverige Lutherske Kyrkoböcker
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== Collection Time Period<br>  ==
  
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== How to Use the Records<br> ==
 
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Church records are an excellent source for validating the vital events in someone’s life and are also the best source of individual information. The ages listed can be used to determine birth dates. The place of residence and occupation lead you to other records, such as census records, that may have information on parents and siblings. The witnesses or sponsors are often relatives.
Sverige Lutherske Kyrkoböcker
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== Record Description<br> ==
 
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== Collection Time Period  ==
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&nbsp;These records cover from the earliest years (about1550) to 1860.
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== Record History ==
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The Lutheran Church was the official church in Sweden and the ministers recorded all vital events. The ministers also compiled a yearly census of each family within the parish arranged by farm or dwelling. After 1860, the ministers were required to send a yearly summary of all vital events to the government. Almost all of the population is covered in these records.
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=== Why Was This Record Created  ===
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Church records provided a complete record of vital events for the population.  
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=== Record Reliability  ===
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Lutheran church records are very accurate.  
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== Record Description  ==
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The records are handwritten in narrative style.  
 
The records are handwritten in narrative style.  
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Image:Sweden Halland Ölmevalla Lutheran Church (08-0548) Christening DGS 4175749 429.jpg|Christening Record
 
Image:Sweden Halland Ölmevalla Lutheran Church (08-0548) Christening DGS 4175749 429.jpg|Christening Record
 
Image:Sweden Halland Ölmevalla Lutheran Church (08-0548) Marriage DGS 4175749 537.jpg|Marriage Record
 
Image:Sweden Halland Ölmevalla Lutheran Church (08-0548) Marriage DGS 4175749 537.jpg|Marriage Record
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=== Record Content<br> ===
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'''The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran christening records are:<br>'''  
 
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'''The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran christening records are:<br>'''
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*Child’s name  
 
*Child’s name  
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*Witnesses and their residences
 
*Witnesses and their residences
  
'''The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran marriage records are:<br>'''
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'''The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran marriage records are:<br>'''  
  
 
*Groom’s name  
 
*Groom’s name  
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*Witnesses and their residences
 
*Witnesses and their residences
  
'''The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran death and burial records are:<br>'''
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'''The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran death and burial records are:<br>'''  
  
 
*Name of the deceased  
 
*Name of the deceased  
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*Sometimes other biographical notes
 
*Sometimes other biographical notes
  
'''The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran moving records records are:<br>'''
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'''The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran moving records records are:<br>'''  
  
 
*Name of person moving  
 
*Name of person moving  
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*Sometimes marital status
 
*Sometimes marital status
  
'''The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran clerical survey records are:<br>'''
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'''The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran clerical survey records are:<br>'''  
  
 
*Name of each member of the household  
 
*Name of each member of the household  
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*Marital status  
 
*Marital status  
 
*Relationships
 
*Relationships
 
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== Record History<br> ==
== How to Use the Record  ==
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The Lutheran Church was the official church in Sweden and the ministers recorded all vital events. The ministers also compiled a yearly census of each family within the parish arranged by farm or dwelling. After 1860, the ministers were required to send a yearly summary of all vital events to the government. Almost all of the population is covered in these records.
 
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=== Why This Collection Was Created?  ===
Church records are an excellent source for validating the vital events in someone’s life and are also the best source of individual information. The ages listed can be used to determine birth dates. The place of residence and occupation lead you to other records, such as census records, that may have information on parents and siblings. The witnesses or sponsors are often relatives.  
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Church records provided a complete record of vital events for the population.
 
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=== Record Reliability ===
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Lutheran church records
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are very accurate.
 
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This section of the article is incomplete. You can help FamilySearch Wiki by supplying links to related websites here.  
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*Mexico, Distrito Federal, Catholic Church Records, 1886-1933, digital images, from FamilySearch Internet (www.familysearch.org: April 22, 2010), Baptism of Adolfo Fernandez Jimenez, 1 Feb. 1910, San Pedro Apóstol, Cuahimalpa, Distrito Federal, Mexico, film number 0227023
 
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"Sweden Halland Luthera Church Records Index," database, FamilySearch Record Search (http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch); 2010, from National Archives of Sweden, Riksarkivet SVAR. Sweden Halland Luthera Church Records to 1860 Index. National Archives of Sweden, Riksarkivet SVAR. FHL microfilm, 286 reels. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
 
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Foreign Language Title

Sverige Lutherske Kyrkoböcker

Collection Time Period

How to Use the Records

Church records are an excellent source for validating the vital events in someone’s life and are also the best source of individual information. The ages listed can be used to determine birth dates. The place of residence and occupation lead you to other records, such as census records, that may have information on parents and siblings. The witnesses or sponsors are often relatives.

Record Description

The records are handwritten in narrative style.

 


Record Content

The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran christening records are:

  • Child’s name
  • Christening date
  • Sometimes the birth date
  • Parents’ names
  • Parents’ marital status
  • Parents’ residence
  • Fathers’ occupation
  • Sometimes the mother’s age
  • Witnesses and their residences

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

  • 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:

  • 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:

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

The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran clerical survey records 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

Record History

The Lutheran Church was the official church in Sweden and the ministers recorded all vital events. The ministers also compiled a yearly census of each family within the parish arranged by farm or dwelling. After 1860, the ministers were required to send a yearly summary of all vital events to the government. Almost all of the population is covered in these records.

Why This Collection Was Created?

Church records provided a complete record of vital events for the population.

Record Reliability

Lutheran church records are very accurate.

Related Web Sites

This section of the article is incomplete. You can help FamilySearch Wiki by supplying links to related websites here.

Related Wiki Articles

Sweden Church Records

Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections

A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the Wiki Article: How to Cite FamilySearch Collections

Please add sample citations to this article following the format guidelines in the wiki article listed above. Examples of citations:

  • United States. Bureau of the Census. 12th census, 1900, digital images, From FamilySearch Internet (www.familysearch.org: September 29, 2006), Arizona Territory, Maricopa, Township 1, East Gila, Salt River Base and Meridian; sheet 9B, line 71
  • Mexico, Distrito Federal, Catholic Church Records, 1886-1933, digital images, from FamilySearch Internet (www.familysearch.org: April 22, 2010), Baptism of Adolfo Fernandez Jimenez, 1 Feb. 1910, San Pedro Apóstol, Cuahimalpa, Distrito Federal, Mexico, film number 0227023

How Has This Article Helped You?

Send us your story

Style Guide

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Sources of Information for This Collection:

"Sweden Halland Luthera Church Records Index," database, FamilySearch Record Search (http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch); 2010, from National Archives of Sweden, Riksarkivet SVAR. Sweden Halland Luthera Church Records to 1860 Index. National Archives of Sweden, Riksarkivet SVAR. FHL microfilm, 286 reels. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.


We welcome your assistance in adding source citation information for individual archives when collection data was collected from various sources or archives. The format for citing FamilySearch Historical Collections, including how to cite individual archives is found in the following link: How to Create Source Citations for FamilySearch Historical Records Collections