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This article describes a collection of records scheduled to become available at FamilySearch.org.
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Record Description
Record Type Military
Collection years: 1537-1895
Language: Swedish
Title in the Language: Svenska, Militärregister, 1537-1895
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National Archives of Sweden


What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]

The collection consists of records and indexes for the years 1537 to 1895 from the Military Archive (Krigsarkivet) in Stockholm.

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For Help Reading These Records[edit | edit source]

These records are in Swedish. For help reading them see:

What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]

The following information may be found in these records:

  • Name
  • Birth date and place
  • Age
  • Physical Description
  • Residence (usually a county and parish)
  • Rank
  • Length of service
  • Details about service

Collection Content[edit | edit source]

Sample Images[edit | edit source]

How Do I Search the Collection?[edit | edit source]

Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:

  • Name of your ancestor
  • Identifying information such birth date and place

Search the Index[edit | edit source]

You will be able to search this collection when it is published.

View the Images[edit | edit source]

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How Do I Analyze the Results?[edit | edit source]

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What Do I Do Next?[edit | edit source]

I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

  • Add any new information to your records
  • If available, check the image for additional information
  • Analyze the entry to see if it provides additional clues to find other records of the person or their family

I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

  • The person may be recorded with an abbreviated or variant form of their name
  • Try searching by surname only

Research Helps[edit | edit source]

The following articles will help you in your research for your family in Sweden.

Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]

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Collection Citation:
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