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*[[FamilySearch Wiki Swedish User Group Meeting|Swedish Wiki User Group Meetings]] <br>
*[[Sweden: Svensk Släktforskning Kalendar|Svenskt Släktforsknings - Kalendar]] <br>
*[[Sweden: U.S. Events|U.S. Events]] <br>
*Join a Community of Sweden Researchers! [http://www.facebook.com/pages/England-Genealogy-Research-Community/183991398317906#!/pages/Sweden-Genealogy-Research-Community/119750384772989 Facebook] and or [[Join a Skype Research Community|Skype]]
*[[FamilySearch Indexing: Swedish Church Records up to 1860|FamilySearch Indexing of Swedish Church Records]]
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*[[Sweden: Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]
*[[Beyond Parish Registers:A Case Study]]
*[[Sweden: Biography|Biographies]]
*[[Cemeteries in Sweden|Cemeteries]]
*[[Sweden Census|Census]]
*[[Sweden Church Records|Church Records]]
*[[Sweden Citing Sources|Citing Sources]]
*[[Sweden: Civil Registration|Civil Registration]]
*[[Swedish Crime and Punishment|Crime and Punishment]]
*[[Sweden: Directories|Directories]]
*[[Sweden: Emigration and Immigration|Emigration and Immigration]]
*[[Sweden: Encyclopedias and Dictionaries|Encyclopedias and Dictionaries]]
*[[Sweden: Gazetteers|Gazetteers]]
*[[Sweden: Genealogy|Genealogies]]
*[[Sweden Heraldry|Heraldry]]
*[[Historical Maps of Sweden|Historical Maps]]
*[[Sweden History|History]]
*[[History of Swedish Counties|History of Swedish Counties]]
*[[Sweden: Land and Property Records|Land and Property]]
*[[Sweden: Language and Languages|Language]]
*[[Latin in Swedish Genealogical Records|Latin in Swedish Records]]
*[[Sweden: Laws|Laws]]
*[[Sweden: L.D.S. Records|L.D.S. Records]]
*[[Sweden: Maps|Maps]]
*[[Sweden: Medieval Collections at the Swedish National Archives|Medieval]]
*[[Sweden Military Records|Military]]
*[[Swedish Money, Weights, and Measures for Family History Research|Money, Weights, and Measures]]
*[[Sweden Names, Personal|Naming Customs]]
**[[Sweden: Soldier Names|Soldier Names]]
*[[Sweden Newspapers|Newspapers]]
*[[Sweden: Nobility|Nobility]]
*[[Sweden: Occupations|Occupations]]
*[[Orphanages in Sweden|Orphanages]]
*[[Sweden: Periodicals|Periodicals]]
*[[Sweden Place Names|Place Names]]
*[[Swedish Privacy Laws in Relation to Genealogy|Privacy Laws]]
*[[Sweden: Probate Records|Probate Records]]
*[[Sweden: Schools|Schools]]
*[[Sweden: Social Life and Customs|Social Life and Customs]]
*[[Sweden: Societies|Societies]]
*[[Study Resources for Swedish Family History Research|Study Resources]]
*[[Sweden: Surnames and Family Organizations|Surnames and Family Organizations]]
*[[Sweden Taxation|Taxation]]
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Revision as of 13:32, 14 October 2013

Sweden Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
Record Types
Sweden Background
Local Research Resources
The FamilySearch moderator for Sweden is MorrisGF and LarsonW
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Welcome to the Sweden page of the FamilySearch Wiki. FamilySearch Wiki is a community website dedicated to helping people throughout the world learn how to find their ancestors. Through the Sweden page you can learn how to find, use, and analyze Swedish records of genealogical value. The content is variously targeted to beginners, intermediate, and advanced researchers. Please visit the help page to learn more about using the site. The Sweden Page is a work in progress, your contributions and feedback are essential!

Featured Content

Orphanages in Sweden
New content has been created to better understand how the orphanages in Sweden came about, and how they changed through the years. The articles will also introduce you to the records they left behind.
See more at: Orphanages in Sweden

See previous featured articles at: Sweden: Previous Featured Articles

Getting started with Sweden research
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Getting Started
What's the next step?
Finding your ancestor in the records

Tips for Beginners
Tips for Swedish American Researchers

See the tutorials at FamilySearch Learning Center on Scandinavian Research and on Reading Scandinavian Gothic Handwritten Records.

What are you looking for?

1. Birth Information
2. Marriage Information
3. Death Information
4. Records showing Family Structure
5. Records of Moving and Migration

6. Place of Origin in Sweden
7. People in Major Cities
8. Information about soldiers or sailors
9. Father of Illegitimate Child
10. Historical Maps
11. Databases that might help
12.Post-1900 Research

 Research Tools

Jurisdictions and Records

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       Civil Juris.            Judicial Juris.           Military Juris.      Church Juris.

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       Civil Rec.              Judicial Rec.       Army / Naval Rec.    Church Rec.

County and Parish Pages

Click on the map to navigate to county, province, or parish pages.

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Counties                                                       Provinces

Sweden FamilySearch Wikiprojects

Are you interested to improve the content for Sweden in the FamilySearch Wiki? You can help by doing work individually or by participating on a WikiProject with the Swedish User Group. Check the WikiProject Sweden  page to see if there is a project you are interested in.

Here's a quick reference to general Wiki activities:

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