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== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
 
== Title in the Language of the Record  ==
  
Sverige&nbsp;Västernorrland&nbsp;Lutherske Kyrkoböcker  
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Sverige, Västernorrland Kyrkoböcker Register
  
 
== Record Description  ==
 
== Record Description  ==
  
The collection consists of baptisms, marriages, and burials from the county of Västernorrland. The records are handwritten in narrative style.
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The collection consists of church records from the county of Vasternorrland. It contains indexes to births, marriages, and deaths along with images of:
  
=== Record Content  ===
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*Clerical surveys
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*Registers of birth, marriage, and death
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*Mmove-in and move-out lists
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*Confirmations
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*Church accounts
  
The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran birth or christening or birth (Födde) records are:
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The records are handwritten in narrative style. They cover the years 1501 to 1940; index 1650 to 1860.
  
[[Image:Sweden Lutheran Church (08-0548) Christening DGS 4175749 429.jpg|thumb|right]]  
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For a list of records by parishes published in this collection, select the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A//api.familysearch.org/records/collection/1949331/waypoints Browse].
  
*Child’s name
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==== Coverage Table  ====
*Christening date
 
*Sometimes the birth date
 
*Parents’ names
 
*Parents’ marital status
 
*Parents’ residence
 
*Fathers’ occupation
 
*Sometimes the mother’s age
 
*Witnesses and their residences
 
  
The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran marriage (Vigde) records are:
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The Coverage Table shows the places and time periods of the original records in this collection. The table indicates how many records the collection has from each place. Most of the records in the collection are from the time periods listed in the table; however, the collection may have a few records from before or after the time period.<br>
 
 
[[Image:Sweden Lutheran Church (08-0548) Marriage DGS 4175749 537.jpg|thumb|right]]
 
 
 
*Groom’s name
 
*Depending on the time period, the groom’s marital status, residence, and age
 
*Bride’s name
 
*Depending on the time period, the bride’s marital status, residence, and age
 
*Witnesses and their residences
 
 
 
The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran death or burial (Döde) records are:
 
 
 
[[Image:Sweden Lutheran Church (08-0548) Burial DGS 4175749 563.jpg|thumb|right]]
 
 
 
*Name of the deceased
 
*Death date
 
*Burial date
 
*Residence
 
*Occupation
 
*Age
 
*Marital status and sometimes the spouse’s name
 
*Sometimes other biographical notes
 
 
 
'''The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran moving records records are:'''
 
 
 
*Name of person moving
 
*Former residence
 
*New residence
 
*Current residence
 
*Occupation
 
*Age
 
*Sometimes marital status
 
 
 
'''The key genealogical facts found in most Lutheran clerical survey records are:'''
 
 
 
*Name of each member of the household
 
*Birth dates
 
*Birthplaces
 
*Residence
 
*Occupation
 
*Deaths within the year
 
*Marriages within the year
 
*Moves within the year (including where they moved to or from)
 
*Marital status
 
*Relationships
 
 
 
== How to Use the Records  ==
 
 
 
For detailed information on using Swedish church records, see the wiki article: [[Swedish Church Records|Swedish Church Records]]
 
 
 
==== Choosing a Record to Search  ====
 
 
 
The types of record books that are available are different for each parish. The following chart lists the types of records and the English translation.  
 
  
 
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| style="background: #f0f0f0" align="center" | '''Swedish'''  
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| align="center" style="background: rgb(240, 240, 240);" | '''Number of Records'''
| style="background: #f0f0f0" align="center" | '''English'''
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| align="center" style="background: rgb(240, 240, 240);" | '''Locality'''  
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| align="center" style="background: rgb(240, 240, 240);" | '''Record Type'''
| Död- och begravningsböcker
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| align="center" style="background: rgb(240, 240, 240);" | '''Years Covered'''
| Death and burial book
 
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| Flyttningslängder
 
| Moving records
 
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| Inflyttningsattester
 
| Moving in records
 
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| In och utflyttiningslängder
 
| Moving in and out record
 
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| Utflyttiningslängder
 
| Moving out record
 
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| Födelse och dopböcker
 
| Birth and baptism or christening book
 
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| Födelse- och dopböcker Duplettserie
 
| Birth and baptism or christening book double or second series
 
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| Församling
 
| Parish or congregation
 
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| Husförhörslängd
 
| Household examination record; also called clerical survey
 
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| kladdböcker
 
| Draft copy of the church book
 
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| Lysning and vigselböcker
 
| Banns and marriage book
 
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| Längder över nattvardsgäster (kommunionlängder)
 
| Communion book
 
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| Räkenskaper för kyrka
 
| Records of accounts for the church
 
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| Signum
 
| Record type
 
 
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| Socken
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| 4684
| Parish
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| Vasternorrland
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| Baptism
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| 1721-1863
 
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| Vigselsdag
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| 2956
| Marriage date
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| Vasternorrland
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| Burial
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| 1723-1733, 1735-1863
 
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| Volum och år
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| 1036
| Volume and year
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| Vasternorrland
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| Marriage
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| 1751-1768, 1770-1865
 
|}
 
|}
  
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=== Citation for This Collection  ===
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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.
  
==== Help with the Language  ====
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{{Collection citation|text = <!--bibdescbegin-->Church parishes. Sweden, Västernorrland Church Records. National Archives of Sweden, Marieberg, Stockholm.<!--bibdescend-->}}
  
These records are in Swedish so you will need to be able to understand written Swedish. For help with reading the records, please see the following wiki articles:  
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{{Collection citation | text= "Sweden, Vasternorrland Church Records 1501-1940; index 1650-1860." Index and Images. <i>FamilySearch</i>. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Landsarkivet i Härnösand.}}
  
*[[Sweden: Language and Languages|Sweden: Language and Languages]]
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== Record History, Content and Use  ==
*[[Swedish Genealogical Word List|Swedish Genealogical Word List]]
 
  
==== Online Courses  ====
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For details about the contents of these records, their history, and help using them see the following wiki articles:
  
Online courses in reading Scandinavian Gothic handwriting are also&nbsp;available through the [https://www.familysearch.org/learningcenter/home.html FamilySearch Learning Center]. Select [https://www.familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?fq=place%3A%22Scandinavia%22 Scandinavia] from the localities list on the left side of the main page.  
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*[[Sweden Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Sweden Church Records, 1308 – 1940 Images Published on FamilySearch]]
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*[[Swedish Church Records|Swedish Church Records]]
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== Known Issues with This Collection  ==
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{{HR Known Issues}}For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached [[Sweden, Västernorrland Church Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)/Known Issues|Wiki article]]. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to [mailto:support@familysearch.org support@familysearch.org.] Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.  
  
 
== Related Websites  ==
 
== Related Websites  ==
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== Citation for This Collection  ==
 
 
The following citation refers to the original source of the data and images published on FamilySearch.org Historical Records. It may include the author, custodian, publisher, and archive for the original records.
 
 
<!--bibdescbegin-->Sweden. Västernorrland Church Records, 1643-1860. National Archives of Sweden (Riksarkivet SVAR), Marieberg, Stockholm.<!--bibdescend-->
 
 
Information about creating source citations for FamilySearch Historical Collections is listed in the wiki article [[Help:How to Create Source Citations For FamilySearch Historical Records Collections]].
 
  
 
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
 
== Citing FamilySearch Historical Collections  ==
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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.  
 
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.  
  
==== Examples of Source Citations for a Record in This Collection  ====
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A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the Wiki Article: [[How to Cite FamilySearch Collections|How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].
  
*"Sweden,&nbsp;Västernorrland Church Records, 1643-186," database and digital images, From ''FamilySearch'' Internet (https://www.familysearch.org: accessed 14 March 2012 > Lidens församling &gt; C Födelse- och dopböcker &gt; 3, 1843-1860. Lev 121/1964 &gt; Image 60 of 80&nbsp;images, Nils&nbsp;fodde 1 Julii,&nbsp;1856; citing&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;"Sweden, Västernorrland Church Records, 1643-1860." FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org) National Archives of Sweden, Riksarkivet SVAR. FHL microfilm, 3 reels. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
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=== Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection  ===
  
A suggested format for keeping track of records that you have searched is found in the Wiki Article: [[How to Cite FamilySearch Collections|How to Cite FamilySearch Collections]].  
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"Sweden, Västernorrland Church Records, 1501-1940; index 1650-1860" database and digital images, ''FamilySearch &nbsp;''(https://familysearch.org: accessed 26 April 2012), &nbsp;Cajsa Johanna Forsslund, &nbsp;5 August 1821, burial 12 August 1821; National Archives of Sweden, Riksarkivet SVAR. FHL microfilm, 3 reels. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.  
  
 
[[Category:Sweden|Västernorrland]]
 
[[Category:Sweden|Västernorrland]]

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Title in the Language of the Record

Sverige, Västernorrland Kyrkoböcker Register

Record Description

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

  • Clerical surveys
  • Registers of birth, marriage, and death
  • Mmove-in and move-out lists
  • Confirmations
  • Church accounts

The records are handwritten in narrative style. They cover the years 1501 to 1940; index 1650 to 1860.

For a list of records by parishes published in this collection, select the Browse.

Coverage Table

The Coverage Table shows the places and time periods of the original records in this collection. The table indicates how many records the collection has from each place. Most of the records in the collection are from the time periods listed in the table; however, the collection may have a few records from before or after the time period.

Number of Records Locality Record Type Years Covered
4684 Vasternorrland Baptism 1721-1863
2956 Vasternorrland Burial 1723-1733, 1735-1863
1036 Vasternorrland Marriage 1751-1768, 1770-1865

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.

Church parishes. Sweden, Västernorrland Church Records. National Archives of Sweden, Marieberg, Stockholm.
"Sweden, Vasternorrland Church Records 1501-1940; index 1650-1860." Index and Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2013. Citing Landsarkivet i Härnösand.

Record History, Content and Use

For details about the contents of these records, their history, and help using them see the following wiki articles:

Known Issues with This Collection

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See a list of known issues, workarounds, tips, restrictions, future fixes, news and other helpful information.

For a full list of all known issues associated with this collection see the attached Wiki article. If you encounter additional problems, please email them to support@familysearch.org. Please include the full path to the link and a description of the problem in your e-mail. Your assistance will help ensure that future reworks will be considered.

Related Websites

Related Wiki Articles

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.


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: How to Cite FamilySearch Collections.

Citation Example for a Record Found in This Collection

"Sweden, Västernorrland Church Records, 1501-1940; index 1650-1860" database and digital images, FamilySearch  (https://familysearch.org: accessed 26 April 2012),  Cajsa Johanna Forsslund,  5 August 1821, burial 12 August 1821; National Archives of Sweden, Riksarkivet SVAR. FHL microfilm, 3 reels. Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.