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The letter C and K are interchangeable and sound like K. You might see the word Confirmation with a C or K. The word Betyg (meaning certificate or grade)<ref> Nordstedts Ord "Betyg"</ref> is sometimes replaced with Attest (meaning certificate or authorization)<ref> Nordstedts Ord "Attest" </ref>. <br>  
 
The letter C and K are interchangeable and sound like K. You might see the word Confirmation with a C or K. The word Betyg (meaning certificate or grade)<ref> Nordstedts Ord "Betyg"</ref> is sometimes replaced with Attest (meaning certificate or authorization)<ref> Nordstedts Ord "Attest" </ref>. <br>  
  
After completing confirmation, a person would receive a Konfirmationsbetyg (Confirmation Certificate). The certificate would include information such as:
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==== About ====
  
* The place of residence of the individual
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After completing confirmation, a person would receive a Konfirmationsbetyg (Confirmation Certificate). The certificate would include information such as:
  
* The birth date of the individual
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*The place of residence of the individual
  
* A score on their ability to read
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*The birth date of the individual
  
* The persons ability to recite from Luther's Catechism
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*A score on their ability to read
  
* Their ability to explain Svebilii's Catechism
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*The persons ability to recite from Luther's Catechism
  
* A overall score of general understanding
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*Their ability to explain Svebilii's Catechism
  
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*A overall score of general understanding
  
After the konfirmationsbetyg was given to the individual, it became part of their personal property. As such, you will not find them among the church or government archives. Sometimes a konfirmationsbetyg was carefully saved and passed down through the years, other times they were lost or discarded with time.  
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<br> After the konfirmationsbetyg was given to the individual, it became part of their personal property. As such, you will not find them among the church or government archives. Sometimes a konfirmationsbetyg was carefully saved and passed down through the years, other times they were lost or discarded with time.  
  
 
=== Notes  ===
 
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=== References  ==
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== = References  ==
Clemensson, Per and Andersson, Kjell. <u>Släktforska steg för steg</u>. Falköping, Natur och Kultur/Fakta, 2005 <br>
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Nordstedts Ord. <u>Attest</u>. Nordstedts Förlag AB, 2011<br> See http://www.ord.se/
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Clemensson, Per and Andersson, Kjell. <u>Släktforska steg för steg</u>. Falköping, Natur och Kultur/Fakta, 2005 <br>  
  
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Nordstedts Ord. <u>Attest</u>. Nordstedts Förlag AB, 2011<br> See http://www.ord.se/
  
 
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Revision as of 16:11, 25 February 2011

Back to Sweden Portal Page

Also Known As

The letter C and K are interchangeable and sound like K. You might see the word Confirmation with a C or K. The word Betyg (meaning certificate or grade)[1] is sometimes replaced with Attest (meaning certificate or authorization)[2].

About

After completing confirmation, a person would receive a Konfirmationsbetyg (Confirmation Certificate). The certificate would include information such as:

  • The place of residence of the individual
  • The birth date of the individual
  • A score on their ability to read
  • The persons ability to recite from Luther's Catechism
  • Their ability to explain Svebilii's Catechism
  • A overall score of general understanding


After the konfirmationsbetyg was given to the individual, it became part of their personal property. As such, you will not find them among the church or government archives. Sometimes a konfirmationsbetyg was carefully saved and passed down through the years, other times they were lost or discarded with time.

Notes

  1. Nordstedts Ord "Betyg"
  2. Nordstedts Ord "Attest"

= References

Clemensson, Per and Andersson, Kjell. Släktforska steg för steg. Falköping, Natur och Kultur/Fakta, 2005

Nordstedts Ord. Attest. Nordstedts Förlag AB, 2011
See http://www.ord.se/