Sweden Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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== Collection Time Period  ==
 
== Collection Time Period  ==
  
This collection includes the years 1502 through 1940.
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This collection includes the years 1611 through 1920.  
  
 
== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
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*Christening date (if the source is a church record)  
 
*Christening date (if the source is a church record)  
 
*Family History Library Microfilm and item numbers for the source materials
 
*Family History Library Microfilm and item numbers for the source materials
 
== Coverage Table  ==
 
 
This collection is a partial index of records for the localities listed below as of April 2010. The table below shows the number of records by locality. Localities not listed may not have any records in this collection.
 
 
Most of these records date from the time period indicated in the columns below; however, there may be records before and after these dates. Record counts where the locality information was incomplete are included below under the country name. Because of this, you may wish to search only by country.
 
 
As this is an index of records compiled from various sources, it is strongly recommended that you verify the information in original records. Due to privacy laws not all records may be displayed.<br>
 
 
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{| border="3"
 
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| align="center" style="background: #f0f0f0" | '''Locality'''
 
| align="center" style="background: #f0f0f0" | '''Baptisms, 1502-1940'''
 
| align="center" style="background: #f0f0f0" | '''Marriages, 1565-1950'''
 
| align="center" style="background: #f0f0f0" | '''Deaths, 1600-1920'''
 
|-
 
| Alava
 
| 233
 
| 1,309
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Albacete
 
| 681,341
 
| 188,157
 
| 21,426
 
|-
 
| Alicante
 
| 0
 
| 8
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Asturias
 
| 0
 
| 1
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Badajoz
 
| 15,647
 
| 4,229
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Baleares
 
| 0
 
| 1
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Barcelona
 
| 813,399
 
| 184,512
 
| 9,030
 
|-
 
| Bilbao
 
| 0
 
| 6
 
| 1
 
|-
 
| Burgos
 
| 15,510
 
| 5,546
 
| 1,174
 
|-
 
| Cantabria
 
| 998
 
| 456
 
| 675
 
|-
 
| Ciudad Real
 
| 77,103
 
| 26,709
 
| 5,020
 
|-
 
| Cuenca
 
| 0
 
| 2
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Gerona
 
| 1,934,642
 
| 395,636
 
| 15,071
 
|-
 
| Granada
 
| 0
 
| 147,215
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Guadalajara
 
| 0
 
| 2
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Huelva
 
| 0
 
| 2
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Jaén
 
| 1
 
| 0
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| La Coruña
 
| 4,588
 
| 10
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Lugo
 
| 125,922
 
| 48,149
 
| 1,604
 
|-
 
| Madrid
 
| 0
 
| 24
 
| 7
 
|-
 
| Murcia
 
| 287,317
 
| 55,090
 
| 7,206
 
|-
 
| Navarra
 
| 0
 
| 314,465
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Orense
 
| 0
 
| 1
 
| 2
 
|-
 
| Palencia
 
| 0
 
| 7
 
| 1
 
|-
 
| Pontevedra
 
| 23,726
 
| 8,442
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Salamanca
 
| 0
 
| 2
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Santa Cruz
 
| 0
 
| 3
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Santander
 
| 73,638
 
| 15,356
 
| 24,111
 
|-
 
| Sevilla
 
| 0
 
| 6
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Spain
 
| 101,946
 
| 51,919
 
| 73,820
 
|-
 
| Toledo
 
| 0
 
| 3
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Valencia
 
| 0
 
| 4
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Valladolid
 
| 1,775,706
 
| 594,585
 
| 27,111
 
|-
 
| Vizcaya
 
| 0
 
| 125,742
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Zamora
 
| 0
 
| 1
 
| 0
 
|-
 
| Total
 
| 5,931,717
 
| 2,167,600
 
| 186,259
 
|}
 
 
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== How to Use the Record  ==
 
== How to Use the Record  ==
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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.  
 
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.  
  
In birth or christening 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 christening, search by the given name of the child, adding parents' names and as much locality information as is permitted.
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In birth or christening 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 christening, search by the given name of the child, adding parents' names and as much locality information as is permitted.  
  
=== Finding the Original Source for an Entry in This Collection ===
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=== Finding the Original Source for an Entry in This Collection ===
  
 
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:  
 
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:  
  
 
*[[IGI]]  
 
*[[IGI]]  
*[[IGI Batch Number Descriptions]]  
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*[[IGI Batch Number Descriptions]]
  
 
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].  
 
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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== Record History  ==
 
== Record History  ==
  
For over 30 years, volunteer indexers extracted this information from microfilm copies of the original records. In 2008, some of the entries were published on 8 CDs by the Family History Department of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as the "Western Europe Vital Records Index: Spanish Region." This is an index of some births or christenings throughout Spain. The index is not necessarily complete for any particular place or region.  
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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 index is an index of the births or christenings; marriages; and deaths or burials 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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Volunteer indexers over thirty years extracted this information from microfilm copies of the parish registers. Some of it was published in 2008 on 8 CDs by the Family History Department of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as "Western Europe Vital Records Index: Spanish Region."
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=== Why This Record Was Created  ===
 
=== Why This Record Was Created  ===
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=== Record Reliability  ===
 
=== Record Reliability  ===
  
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 Spain.  
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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.  
  
 
== Related Web Sites  ==
 
== Related Web Sites  ==
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== Related Wiki Articles  ==
 
== Related Wiki Articles  ==
  
[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Spain_Catholic_Church_Records Spain Catholic Church Records]  
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[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Sweden:_Marriage_Record_Search_Strategy_1500-1859 Sweden: Marriage Record Search Strategy 1500-1859]
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[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Portal:Sweden Portal:Sweden]  
  
 
=== Contributions to This Article  ===
 
=== Contributions to This Article  ===
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== Sources of Information for This Collection  ==
 
== Sources of Information for This Collection  ==
  
<!--bibdescbegin-->"Spain Baptisms, 1502-1940," database, FamilySearch ([http://familysearch.org http://familysearch.org]/). Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records.<!--bibdescend-->  
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<!--bibdescbegin-->"Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920," database, FamilySearch ([http://familysearch.org http://familysearch.org]/).Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records.<!--bibdescend-->  
  
 
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
 
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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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.  
 
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.  
  
A suggested format for citing FamilySearch Historical Collections, including how to cite individual archives is found in the following link: [[How to Cite FamilySearch Collections|How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]]  
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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)]]  
  
==== Examples of Source Citations for a Record in This Collection: ====
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==== Examples of Source Citations for a Record in This Collection; ====
  
*"Spain Baptisms, 1502-1940." Database index, ''FamilySearch'' ([https://www.familysearch.org www.familysearch.org]): accessed April 7, 2011. Entry for Anacleto Orcal, baptized 14 July 1806; citing Church Records, FHL microfilm 1039061; Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records.
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*"Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920." Database index, ''FamilySearch'': ([https://www.familysearch.org]) accessed April 7, 2011. Entry for Gustaf Oskar Johanson, baptized 26 December 1876; citing Church Records, FHL microfilm 1043076; Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records.  
  
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Revision as of 15:55, 20 April 2011

FamilySearch Record Search This article describes a collection of historical records available at FamilySearch.org.
Access the records: Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920 .

Contents

Collection Time Period

This collection includes the years 1611 through 1920.

Record Description

This index is an electronic database of information compiled from a variety of sources including the following:

  • Family Records
  • Church Records
  • Civil Registration

This index is not complete for any particular place or region.

Record Content

The key genealogical facts found in birth or christening index entries may include:

  • Name of the child
  • Gender
  • Names of the parents
  • Birth date
  • Birthplace
  • Christening date (if the source is a church record)
  • Family History Library Microfilm and item numbers for the source materials

How to Use the Record

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.

In birth or christening 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 christening, search by the given name of the child, adding parents' names and as much locality information as is permitted.

Finding the Original Source for an Entry in This Collection

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:

If an FHL film number is given in the entry for your ancestor, search for it in the Family History Library Catalog.

Record History

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 index is an index of the births or christenings; marriages; and deaths or burials 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.

Why This Record Was Created

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sponsored the indexing of this collection to help individuals find information about their ancestors.

Record Reliability

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.

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: Marriage Record Search Strategy 1500-1859

Portal:Sweden

Contributions to This Article

We welcome user additions to FamilySearch Historical Records wiki articles. We are looking for additional information that will help readers understand the topic and better use the available records. We also need translations for collection titles and images in articles about records written in languages other than English. For specific needs, please visit WikiProject FamilySearch Records.

Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.


Sources of Information for This Collection

"Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920," database, FamilySearch (http://familysearch.org/).Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records.

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.

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)

Examples of Source Citations for a Record in This Collection;

  • "Sweden Baptisms, 1611-1920." Database index, FamilySearch: ([1]) accessed April 7, 2011. Entry for Gustaf Oskar Johanson, baptized 26 December 1876; citing Church Records, FHL microfilm 1043076; Index entries derived from digital copies of original and compiled records.