Göteborgs Karl Johan Parish, Göteborg och Bohus, Sweden Genealogy

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Guide to Göteborgs Karl Johan Parish, Sweden ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

Carl Johans Church

History[edit | edit source]

Göteborgs Karl Johan parish was in 1820 from the combination of Göteborgs Amiralitet and Marieberg parish.[1] Nya Varvet parish was formed in 1827 from Göteborgs Karl Johan Parish. [2]

Göteborgs Karl Johan Parish, Göteborg och Bohus, Sweden Genealogy
Stift Göteborg
Pastorat 1820-1883 Annex parish in Örgryte, Göteborgs hospitalsförsamling and Göteborts Karl Johan pastorat
1883- Göteborgs Karl Johan pastorat
Län Göteborg och Bohus
Landskap Bohuslän
Härad 1820-1867 Sävedal
Tingslag 1820-1868 Sävedal
1868-1970 Göteborgs stad
Domsaga add here
Fögderi 1820-1868 Göteborg
1868-1966 Göteborgs stad
Kommun 1863-1970 Göteborg stad
1971- Göteborg
Militär indelning add here

Place Names[edit | edit source]

Sweden 1951 Place Names Register and the Swedish Parish Pages list in this Wiki will give you searchable lists of places, particularly parishes and the farms within those parishes.

  • Surrounding Parishes

Collections[edit | edit source]

Census Records[edit | edit source]

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Online Database Church Records[edit | edit source]

The easiest way to access the Swedish Church Records is through the internet, using these five sites (see links to specific collections below). Four of these sites require a subscription for access. (ArkivDigital, Ancestry.com, and MyHeritage.com are available at a FamilyHistory Center near you free of charge.)

Help Using ArkivDigital: Online Databases for Sweden[edit | edit source]

These lessons will teach you how to use ArkivDigital:

Family History Library Records[edit | edit source]

Click Sweden, Göteborg och Bohus Records for a full listing of microfilmed records (some digitized online) at the Family History Librarythat may be digitized. Check back occasionally to see if your records have become available. In the meantime, some of them might be available at a Family History Center near you.
Click on "Places within Sweden, Göteborg och Bohus" and then select your parish.

Military Records[edit | edit source]

Related Sources[edit | edit source]

Help Reading Swedish Records[edit | edit source]

Help Reading Old Handwriting[edit | edit source]

  • FamilySearch Online Lessons - Reading Scandinavian Handwriting:

Help With Research Objectives and Strategies[edit | edit source]

Sweden Research Strategies

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "Göteborgs Carl Johans församling," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://sv.wikipedia.org/wiki/G%C3%B6teborgs_Carl_Johans_f%C3%B6rsamling, accessed 4 January 2018.
  2. Wikipedia contributors, "Nya Varvets socken," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://sv.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nya_Varvets_socken, accessed 4 January 2018.