Sweden, Västerbotten Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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{{Record_Search_article|CID=CID1979430 |title=Sweden, Västerbotten Church Records, 1619-1896; index, 1688-1860|location=Sweden}}<br>
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|title=Sweden, Västerbotten Church Records, 1619-1896; index, 1688-1860
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== Title in the Language of the Records  ==
 
== Title in the Language of the Records  ==
  
Sverige, Västerbotten, Lutherske Kyrkoböcker Register  
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Sverige, Västerbotten Kyrkoböcker Register  
  
 
== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
  
The collection consists of church records from the county of Västerbotten. 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.
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The collection consists of church records from the county of Västerbotten. It contains indexes to births, marriages, and deaths along with images of:
  
=== Record Content  ===
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*Clerical surveys
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*Registers of birth, marriage, and death
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*Mmove-in and move-out lists
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*Confirmations
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*Church accounts
  
The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran birth or christening or birth (Födde) records are:
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The records are handwritten in narrative style. They cover the years 1619 to 1896; index 1688 to 1860.
  
[[Image:Sweden Lutheran Church (08-0548) Christening DGS 4175749 429.jpg|thumb|right]]  
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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/1979430/waypoints Browse] link from the collection landing page.
  
*Child’s name
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== Record History, Content and Use  ==
*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 (Vigde) records are:  
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For details about the contents of these records, their history, and help using them see the following wiki articles:  
  
[[Image:Sweden Lutheran Church (08-0548) Marriage DGS 4175749 537.jpg|thumb|right]]  
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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]]
  
*Groom’s name
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*Depending on the time period, the groom’s marital status, residence, and age
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Image:Sweden, Västerbotten Church Records (11-1464) (12-0385) Birth Record DGS 4289373_915.jpg|Birth Record
*Bride’s name
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Image:Sweden, Västerbotten Church Records (11-1464) (12-0385) Marriage Record DGS 4289375_620.jpg|Marriage Record
*Depending on the time period, the bride’s marital status, residence, and age
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Image:Sweden, Västerbotten Church Records (11-1464) (12-0385) Death Record DGS 4289375_665.jpg|Death Record
*Witnesses and their residences
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</gallery>
  
The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran death or burial (Döde) records are:
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=== Search the Collection  ===
  
[[Image:Sweden Lutheran Church (08-0548) Burial DGS 4175749 563.jpg|thumb|right]]
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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.  
  
*Name of the deceased
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=== Help with the Language  ===
*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 (Inflyttnings and Utflyttnings) 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:  
  
*Name of person moving
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*[[Sweden: Language and Languages]]
*Former residence
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*[[Swedish Genealogical Word List]]
*New residence
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*Residence
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*Occupation
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*Age
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*Sometimes marital status
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The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran clerical surveys (Husförhörslängd) are:
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== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
  
*Name of each member of the household
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{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[Sweden, Västerbotten 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.
*Birth dates
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*Birthplaces
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*Residence
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*Occupation
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*Deaths within the year
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*Marriages within the year
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*Moves within the year (including where they moved to or from)
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*Marital status
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*Relationships
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The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran church account registers (räkenskaper) are:
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== FamilySearch Historical Record Collections  ==
  
*Name
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*[[Sweden Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
*Date
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*[[Sweden, Blekinge Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
*Residence within the parish
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*[[Sweden, Gotland Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
*Amount paid
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*[[Sweden, Gävleborg Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
*May give reason for payment
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*[[Sweden, Göteborg och Bohus Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
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*[[Sweden, Halland Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
== How to Use the Records ==
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*[[Sweden, Jämtland Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
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*[[Sweden, Jönköping Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
For detailed information on using Swedish church records, see the wiki article: [[Swedish_Church_Records|Swedish Church Records]]
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*[[Sweden, Kalmar Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
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*[[Sweden, Kopparberg Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
==== Choosing a Record to Search ====
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*[[Sweden, Kristianstad Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
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*[[Sweden, Kronoberg Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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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*[[Sweden, Malmöhus Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
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*[[Sweden, Norrbotten Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
{| border="3"
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*[[Sweden, Skaraborg Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Sweden, Stockholm Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
| style="background: #f0f0f0" align="center" | '''Swedish'''
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*[[Sweden, Södermanland Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
| style="background: #f0f0f0" align="center" | '''English'''
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*[[Sweden, Uppsala Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Sweden, Värmland Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
| Död- och begravningsböcker
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*[[Sweden, Västernorrland Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
|Death and burial book
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*[[Sweden, Västmanland Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Sweden, Älvsborg Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
|Flyttningslängder
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*[[Sweden, Örebro Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
|Moving records
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*[[Sweden, Östergötland Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
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*[[Sweden Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
| Inflyttningsattester
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*[[Sweden Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
|Moving in records
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*[[Sweden Burials (FamilySearch Historical 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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| 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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|-
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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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|}
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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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*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/V%C3%A4sterbotten_County,_Sweden Vasterbotton County, Sweden]
 
*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/V%C3%A4sterbotten_County,_Sweden Vasterbotton County, Sweden]
  
=== Contributions to This Article  ===
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== Contributions to This Article  ==
  
 
{{Contributor invite}}  
 
{{Contributor invite}}  
  
== Citation for This Collection ==
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections ==
  
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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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/1979430/waypoints Sweden, Västerbotten Church Records, 1619-1896; index, 1688-1860]  
 
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<!--bibdescbegin-->Sweden. Västerbotten Church Records, 1619-1896; index, 1688-1860. National Archives of Sweden (Riksarkivet SVAR), 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|Help:How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections]].
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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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.  
 
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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A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections|Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].  
 
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the wiki article [[Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections|Help:How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].  
  
==== Example of a Source Citation for a Record Found in This Collection  ====
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=== Citation for This Collection  ===
  
*"Sweden, Västerbotten Church Records, 1619-1896; index, 1688-1860," digital images, From ''FamilySearch ''Internet (www.familysearch.org: 14 March 2012), National Archives of Sweden, Riksarkivet SVAR. FHL microfilm, 246 reels &gt; Jörns församling &gt; F Död- och begravningsböcker &gt; 1, 1855-1894. Lev 48/1975 &gt; Image 15 of 28 &gt; entry #13 Bondon Anders Persson i Anderstrask.&nbsp; "Sweden, Västerbotten Church Records, 1619-1896; index, 1688-1860," FamilySearch from the National Archives of Sweden, Riksarkivet SVAR. FHL microfilm, 246 reels. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.&nbsp;
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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:Swedish_Church_Records]] [[Category:Sweden|Västerbotten]]
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{{Collection citation | text= "Sweden, Vasterbotten Church Records, 1619-1896; index 1688-1860." Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Landsarkivet i Härnösand.}}

Revision as of 17:11, 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 Records

Sverige, Västerbotten Kyrkoböcker Register

Record Description

The collection consists of church records from the county of Västerbotten. It contains indexes to births, marriages, and deaths along with images of:

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

The records are handwritten in narrative style. They cover the years 1619 to 1896; index 1688 to 1860.

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

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

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

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

Citations for individual image records are available for this collection. Browse through images in this collection and click on the "Show Citation" box: Sweden, Västerbotten Church Records, 1619-1896; index, 1688-1860

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 Help: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, Vasterbotten Church Records, 1619-1896; index 1688-1860." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Landsarkivet i Härnösand.