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Text replacement - "=== Collections === (write information about the different collections, or tips on using them) *'''Church Records''' <br> *'''Court Records''' <br> *'''Military Records''' <br> === Related Sources === *'''Digital''' <br> *'''Printed''' <br> === Societies and Libraries === <br> " to "== Collections == ===Census Records=== *Sweden Household Examination Records (Husförhörslängder)--explanation of this church record which is functionally the census of Sweden. *[https://www.myheritage.com/research/collection-10180/sweden-household-examination-books-1880-1920?s=218489221 Sweden Household Examination Books, 1880 - 1920], ($), index and images. Also on Also on [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9731 ''
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===Census Records===
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*[[Sweden Household Examination Records (Husförhörslängder)]]--explanation of this church record which is functionally the census of Sweden.
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*[https://www.myheritage.com/research/collection-10180/sweden-household-examination-books-1880-1920?s=218489221 Sweden Household Examination Books, 1880 - 1920], ($), index and images. Also on Also on [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9731 '''Ancestry.com'''], ($), [http://www.arkivdigital.se/search?q=V%C3%A4sterbotten&commit=search'''Arkiv Digital'''] ($), and [https://sok.riksarkivet.se/digitala-arkiv?Arkivsok=&EndastDigitaliserat=false&Lan=V%C3%A4sterbottens+l%C3%A4n&Arkivtyp=Kyrkoarkiv&AvanceradSok=False&PageSize=20&typAvLista=Standard '''SVAR'''] ($).
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===Church Records===
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====Online Database Church Records====
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The easiest way to access the Swedish Church Records is through the internet, using these five sites (see links to specific collections below). Four of these sites require a subscription for access. ('''''ArkivDigital''',  '''Ancestry.com''', and '''MyHeritage.com'''  are available at [https://familysearch.org/locations/ a FamilyHistory Center near you] free of charge.'')
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:*[https://familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https://familysearch.org/recapi/sord/collection/1979430/waypoints '''FamilySearch Historical Records'''].
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:*[https://www.myheritage.com/research/category-Sweden/sweden?s=218489221 '''MyHeritage.com'''] ($),
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:*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/cardcatalog.aspx#ccat=hc=25&dbSort=1&sbo=1&title=Sweden&keyword=& '''Ancestry.com'''] ($),
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:*[http://www.arkivdigital.se/search?q=V%C3%A4sterbotten&commit=search '''Arkiv Digital'''] ($), and
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:*[https://sok.riksarkivet.se/digitala-arkiv?Arkivsok=&EndastDigitaliserat=false&Lan=V%C3%A4sterbottens+l%C3%A4n&Arkivtyp=Kyrkoarkiv&AvanceradSok=False&PageSize=20&typAvLista=Standard '''SVAR'''] ($).
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*'''Church Records'''
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====Help Using ArkivDigital: Online Databases for Sweden====
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:These lessons will teach you how to use ArkivDigital:
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::*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/sweden-an-introduction-to-arkivdigital/886 Sweden: An Introduction to ArkivDigital]
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::*[https://familysearch.org/ask/learningViewer/67 Use the Full Scope of Arkiv Digital for Swedish Genealogy]<br>
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====Family History Library Records  ====
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Click [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&placeId=149408&query=%2Bplace%3A%22Sweden%2C%20V%C3%A4sterbotten%22 '''Sweden, Västerbotten Records'''] for a full listing of microfilmed records (some digitized online) at the Family History Library, that may be viewed on loan at a [https://familysearch.org/locations/ Family History Center] near you. Click on "Places within Sweden, Västerbotten" and then select your parish.
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*'''Court Records'''
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===Military Records===
 
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*[[Sweden Military Records]]
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*[http://www.soldatreg.se/sok-soldat/ '''Central Soldiers Register''']  [http://www.ep.liu.se/databases/soldatregister/default.sv.aspx '''Instructions''' ][http://www.ep.liu.se/databases/soldatregister/search.sv.aspx '''Search Engine''']
 
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=== Related Sources  ===
 
=== Related Sources  ===
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{{Click|Image:Sweden_ORP.png|Sweden Online Genealogy Records}}[[File:Ask the Community Button New Version.jpg|link=Genealogy_Help_on_Facebook]]
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*'''Digital'''
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===Help Reading Swedish Records===
 
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*You do not have to be fluent in Swedish to read these records!  The have a limited vocabulary: mother, father, born, bride, groom, married, etc. The rest of the content will be names, dates, and places, which do not need translation.
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*[[Swedish Genealogical Word List|This '''Swedish Word List''']] covers typical  terms found in the records.
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*[http://swedishgenealogyguide.com/dictionaries/swedish-historical-dictionary-database-shdd '''Swedish Historical Dictionary Database, SHDD''']: This interactive dictionary allows you to enter a word in the search box and receive the translation.
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*[[Moveable Feast Day Calendar for: Sweden|'''Feast Day Calendar (Moveable)''']] and [[Fixed and Moveable Feast Days for: Sweden|'''Feast Day Lists (Fixed and Moveable)''']] will help you translate dates written in feast day form.
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*Denmark surnames are patronymic and change every generation, so carefully study  [[Sweden Names, Personal|'''Sweden Names, Personal''']].
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*For help with reading the column headings found in more recent records, see [[Media:Swedenish_Par_Reg_and_Exam_headings.pdf|Swedish Parish Register and Household Exam Roll Headings]].
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*Instructions, document examples, and translations are given for [https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/reading-swedish-birth-and-christening-records-1717/1282 '''Reading Swedish Birth and Christening Records 1717'''], [https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/reading-swedish-birth-and-christening-records-1752/1283 '''1752'''], [https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/reading-swedish-birth-and-christening-records-1771/1284 '''1771'''], [https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/reading-swedish-birth-and-christening-records-1792/1285 '''1792'''], [https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/reading-swedish-birth-and-christening-records-1803/1235 '''1803'''], [https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/reading-swedish-birth-and-christening-records-1834/1234 '''1834'''], [https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/reading-swedish-birth-and-christening-records-1854/1233 '''1854'''].
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===Help Reading Old Handwriting===
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:*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?resultListItem=1&fq=place%3A%22Sweden%22&fq=skill_level%3A%22Beginner%22&fq=subjects_en%3A%22Instruction%20and%20methodology%2FEducation%2F%22 '''Reading Gothic Handwriting for Swedish Genealogy, Lesson 1''']
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:*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/spelling-and-phonetics-for-swedish-genealogy/1307 '''Spelling and Phonetics for Swedish Genealogy, Lesson 2'''] — Names, dates, and key genealogical words
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:*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/reading-gothic-handwriting-for-swedish-genealogy-put-it-all-together/1337 '''Reading Gothic Handwriting for Swedish Genealogy: Put It All Together, Lesson 3''']
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:*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/birth-and-christening-records-for-swedish-genealogy/1223 '''Birth and Christening Records for Swedish Genealogy''']
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*'''Reading Scandinavian Gothic Handwritten Records:''' (free, online lessons at FamilySearch):
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**[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/reading-scandinavian-gothic-handwritten-records-lesson-1-scandinavian-gothic-letters/255 Lesson 1: '''Scandinavian Gothic Letters'''],
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**[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/reading-scandinavian-gothic-handwritten-records-lesson-2-names-words-and-dates/257 Lesson 2:''' Names, Words, and Dates'''], and
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**[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/reading-scandinavian-gothic-handwritten-records-lesson-3-handwritten-records/256 Lesson 3: '''Handwritten Records''']<br>
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=== Societies and Libraries  ===
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===Help With Research Objectives and Strategies===  
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[[Sweden Research Strategies|'''Sweden Research Strategies''']]
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