Sweden Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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{{Record_Search_article|CID=CID1520594|title=Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920|location=European}} <br>  
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== Collection Time Period  ==
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|title=Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920
 
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|location=Sweden}} <br>  
This collection includes the years 1611 through 1920.
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== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
  
This index is an electronic database of information compiled from a variety of sources including the following:
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This index is an electronic index for the years 1611 to 1920. It is not necessarily intended to index any specific set of records. This index is not complete for any particular place or region. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.
  
*Family Records
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=== Citation for This Collection  ===
*Church Records
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*Civil Registration
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This index is not complete for any particular place or region.  
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The following citation refers to the original source of the information published on FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.  
  
=== Record Content ===
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  {{Collection citation | text= "Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920
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." Index. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013.]]
  
The key genealogical facts found in birth or baptism index entries may include:
 
  
*Name of the child
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| text = <!--bibdescbegin-->Genealogical Society of Utah. Sweden, Baptisms. Index based on data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah.<!--bibdescend-->}}
*Gender
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*Names of the parents
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*Birth date
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*Birthplace
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*Baptism date (if the source is a church record)
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*Family History Library Microfilm and item numbers for the source materials
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== How to Use the Record  ==
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[[Sweden Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)#Citation_Example_for_a_Record_Found_in_This_Collection|Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.]]
  
Use this index to help you learn more about your ancestors. The information could help you identify family relationships and lineages as well as direct you to original records of your ancestors, which may contain additional information.
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== Record Content and Use  ==
  
In birth or baptism records, if a surname is not listed for the child, the indexer often assigns the father’s surname to the child. This surname may not be correct. So if you are looking for a birth or baptism, search by the given name of the child, adding parents' names and as much locality information as is permitted.  
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For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article [[Births and Christenings Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].  
  
=== Finding the Original Source for an Entry in This Collection ===
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== FamilySearch Historical Record Collections ==
  
Each entry in this index has a source listed which includes a batch number. You will need to trace the batch number for the individual entry to learn its source. Please see the following wiki articles for more information on batch numbers:
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*[[Sweden Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
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*[[Sweden, Blekinge Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
*[[IGI]]  
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*[[Sweden, Gotland Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
*[[IGI Batch Number Descriptions]]
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*[[Sweden, Gävleborg Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
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*[[Sweden, Göteborg och Bohus Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
If an FHL film number is given in the entry for your ancestor, search for it in the [https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog&catSearchType=film_number Family History Library Catalog].
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*[[Sweden, Halland Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
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*[[Sweden, Jämtland Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
== Record History  ==
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*[[Sweden, Jönköping Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
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*[[Sweden, Kalmar Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
For over 30 years, volunteer indexers extracted this information from microfilm copies of the original records. In 2001, some of the entries were published on 16 CDs by the Family History Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as the "Scandinavian Vital Records Index: Sweden." This is an index of the births or baptisms throughout Sweden. The index is not necessarily complete for any particular place or region. This collection does not link to images of the original records.
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*[[Sweden, Kopparberg Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
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*[[Sweden, Kristianstad Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
=== Why This Record Was Created  ===
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*[[Sweden, Kronoberg Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
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*[[Sweden, Norrbotten Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sponsored the indexing of this collection to help individuals find information about their ancestors.
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*[[Sweden, Skaraborg Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
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*[[Sweden, Stockholm Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
=== Record Reliability  ===
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*[[Sweden, Södermanland Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
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*[[Sweden, Uppsala Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
Church records and civil registration were official records and are some of the most reliable sources of information available for those who were born, married, or died in Sweden.
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*[[Sweden, Värmland Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Sweden, Västerbotten Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Sweden, Västernorrland Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Sweden, Västmanland Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Sweden, Älvsborg Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Sweden, Örebro Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Sweden, Östergötland Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Sweden Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Sweden Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
  
 
== Related Web Sites  ==
 
== Related Web Sites  ==
  
[http://www.genline.com/ Genline&nbsp;:: Swedish Genealogy]  
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*[http://www.genline.com/ Genline&nbsp;:: Swedish Genealogy]  
 
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~swewgw/ Sweden GenWeb site]
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~swewgw/ Sweden GenWeb site]  
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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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== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
  
[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Portal:Sweden Portal:Sweden]  
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*[[Sweden]]
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*[[Sweden Church Records|Swedish Church Records for Family History Research]]<br>
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*[[Swedish History|Swedish History]]
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*[[Sweden Maps|Sweden Maps]]
  
=== Contributions to This Article  ===
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== Contributions to This Article  ==
  
 
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== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
 
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
  
When you copy information from a record, you should also 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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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 citing FamilySearch Historical Collections, including how to cite individual archives is found in the following link: [[Cite Your Sources (Source Footnotes)]]
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==== Examples of Source Citations for a Record in This Collection;  ====
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"Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920." index, ''FamilySearch'' ([https://www.familysearch.org https://www.familysearch.org]): accessed 7 April 2011. entry for Gustaf Oskar Johanson, baptized 26 December 1876; citing Church Records, FHL microfilm 1,043,076; Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled 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]].  
  
== Sources of Information for This Collection  ==
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=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection  ===
  
<!--bibdescbegin-->"Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920," index, ''FamilySearch'' ([https://www.familysearch.org https://www.familysearch.org]). Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records.<!--bibdescend-->
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"Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920." database, ''FamilySearch'' (https://familysearch.org: accessed 27 March 2012). Gustaf Oskar Johanson,26 December 1876; citing Church Records, FHL microfilm 1,043,076; Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records. Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah. FHL digital index. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
  
 
[[Category:Sweden|Vital]]
 
[[Category:Sweden|Vital]]

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Contents

Record Description

This index is an electronic index for the years 1611 to 1920. It is not necessarily intended to index any specific set of records. This index is not complete for any particular place or region. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.

Citation for This Collection

The following citation refers to the original source of the information published on FamilySearch.org Historical Record collections. Sources include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.


Genealogical Society of Utah. Sweden, Baptisms. Index based on data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah.

Suggested citation format for a record in this collection.

Record Content and Use

For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article Births and Christenings Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records).

FamilySearch Historical Record Collections

Related Web Sites

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

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 Baptisms, 1611-1920." database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org: accessed 27 March 2012). Gustaf Oskar Johanson,26 December 1876; citing Church Records, FHL microfilm 1,043,076; Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records. Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah. FHL digital index. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.