Sweden, Norrbotten Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Sweden, Norrbotten Church Records, 1612-1923; index 1658-1860
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Norrbotten, Sweden
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Record Description
Record Type Church
Collection years: 1612-1923
Language: Swedish
Title in the Language: Sverige, Norrbotten Kyrkoböcker
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Related Websites
Landsarkivet i Härnösand

What is in the Collection?

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

The records are handwritten in narrative style. Indexes will be published as they are completed.

Image Visibility

Whenever possible, FamilySearch makes images available for all users. However rights to view images on our website are granted by the record custodians. Swedish data privacy rules prohibit making certain records publicly available for viewing. This includes birth and death records less than 70 years old, and marriage records prior to 1980. This collection is available at the Family History Library, FamilySearch Centers, and to members of the supporting organization. The images are also available to all viewers for a fee at Nationell ArkivDatabas (NAD).

To Browse this Collection

You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Sweden, Norrbotten Church Records, 1612-1923; index 1658-1860.

What Can These Records Tell Me?

These records can provide you with primary source information for births, confirmations, marriages, deaths, and migration for people who lived in this county.

Collection Contents

For more information on the content and publication of these records on FamilySearch please see the articles FamilySearch Digital Image Collection for Norrbotten, Sweden and Sweden Church Records, 1308 – 1940 Images Published on FamilySearch.

How Do I Search the Collection?

Fill in the search boxes on the Collection Page with the information you have. This will provide possible matches.

Search by Name by visiting the Collection Page.

View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page then:
⇒Select the "Parish"
⇒Select the "Records"
⇒Select the "Volume and Year" which takes you to the images.

What Do I Do Next?

Compare the information in the results to what you already know to determine if you found the correct person.

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Citing this Collection

Citing your sources makes it easy for others to find and evaluate the records you used. When you copy information from a record, list where you found that information. Here you can find citations already created for the entire collection and for each individual record or image.

Collection Citation:

"Sweden, Norrbotten Church Records, 1612-1923; index 1658-1860" Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Citing Landsarkivet i Härnösand.

Record Citation (or citation for the index entry):

The citation for a record is available with each record in this collection, at the bottom of the record screen. You can search records in this collection by visiting the search page for Sweden, Norrbotten Church Records, 1612-1923; index 1658-1860.

Image citation:

The image citation is available by clicking on the Information tab at the bottom left of the screen. You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Sweden, Norrbotten Church Records, 1612-1923; index 1658-1860.

How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?

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