How to use the Swedish Death records Among the most important genealgoy records are the Death records. So let's have a look at how to read them. First, some background. Like most records used for family history, the Swedish Death records were kept by the Church of Sweden. They can look a
Like all Swedish Church records, the Swedish Birth and Christening records vary. They look different in different parts of the country. The difference between a record from the 18th century and the 20th century is even larger. But each entry in a book is fairly similar, making it a little easier.
Your family has probably told you a few things about your Swedish ancestor. Did they say she came from Storegården, Äspered Parish, Älvsborg County? I would guess not. (If she did, please say hi!) Chances are that the name you have for your ancestor’s home in Sweden needs to be interpreted in some
In our times, when Sweden has been among the top in various global rankings for half a century, it may seem odd that so many Swedes emigrated to America in the 19th century. For instance, in 2017 Sweden was number 8 on the OECD Better Life Index, while the US was number 10 . Why would
Samis 1871 in Ammarnäs, Sorsele Parish, Västerbotten County.