Sweden, Göteborg och Bohus Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Access the records: Sweden, Göteborg och Bohus Church Records, 1577-1932; index 1659-1860 .

Title in the Language of the Records

Sverige, Göteborg och Bohus, Kyrkoböcker Register

Record Description

The collection consists of church records from the county of Göteborg och Bohus. It contains the following types of records:

  • Clerical surveys
  • Registers of birth, marriage, and death
  • Indexes to births, marriages, and deaths
  • Move-in and move-out lists
  • Confirmations
  • Church accounts

The records are handwritten in narrative style. They cover the years 1577 to 1932; index 1659 to 1860.

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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, Goteborg och Bohus Church Records, 1577-1932; index 1659-1860." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Landsarkivet i Göteborg.

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Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection

Sweden, Goteborg och Bohus Church Records, 1577-1932; index 1659-1860, digital images,  FamilySearch  (https: //familysearch.org: accessed 14 March, 2012), Hogdals forsamling > C Fodelse och dopbocker > 4, 1853-1861. Inb. Hari aven folkskolekassans rakenskaper 1867-1903, luckor 183-1892, 1895-1901 > image 5 of 33 images. Entry of Olof Samuel baptized April 6 1853 parents Johanes Olsson och Helena Beata Andersdotter. National Archives of Sweden, Riksarkivet SVAR. Author Svenska kyrkan. FHL microfilm, 729 reels. Film # 132889. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.