Sweden Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920
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Record Description
Record Type Baptisms
Collection years: 1611-1920
Language: Swedish
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Related Websites
Swedish National Archives

What is in the Collection?

This is an index to baptisms in Sweden for the years 1611 to 1920. This index is not complete for any particular place, region or time period. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.

Collection Contents

For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article Births and Christenings Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records). Please note that owing to privacy laws not all records in the database may be searchable.

Coverage Table and Map

A map and table showing the number of records for each county is available at Sweden Baptisms.

County Records
Blekinge 396,942
Gotland 84,998
Göteborg och Bohus 379,563
Gävleborg 219,631
Halland 239,559
Jämtland 40,979
Jönköping 101,450
Kalmar 54,530
Kopparberg 423,077
Kristianstad 279,196
Kronoberg 80,844
Malmöhus 337,292
Norrbotten 41,207
Skaraborg 96,594
Stockholm 752,165
Södermanland 73,508
Uppsala 382,353
Värmland 588,644
Västerbotten 120,499
Västernorrland 139,251
Västmanland 417,598
Älvsborg 339,374
Örebro 143,733
Östergötland 69,422

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Collection Citation:

"Sweden, Baptisms, 1611-1920." Database. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.

Record Citation (or citation for the index entry):

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