Where you find the mantal number Have you seen that number in the margins of the Household records? It’s usually a fraction. The number may also be written above the household. Sometimes it’s followed by the word mantal. Often it also says oförmedlade, förmedlade, or for short ofm mtl, fm mtl or
One out of five Swedish emigrants came from Småland. It’s a province (landskap) in the south of Sweden. Many know Småland as the birth location of their ancestor and don’t have any other clues. So let’s have a look at Småland! The Smålander – clever or greedy? “By nature, the Smålander is
This amount of manspreading may no longer be legal. But this was 1900 and the guys had punsch at Teaterkällaren in Kalmar, Kalmar County. Teaterkällaren closed in July 1977 after 115 years.
Gårdby parish, Öland, Kalmar County 1906.
Farmyard in Hulterstad Parish on Öland, Kalmar County, 1906.
Woman at barnyard in Mörbylånga parish on the island and landskap Öland in 1920. Öland is in Kalmar County. Note the well sweep behind her.