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Ås Parish, Kalmar, Sweden Genealogy

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

Ås Church

History[edit | edit source]

(write information such as: how old the parish is, interesting facts about the parish, what alternate names it has, or any boundary changes.)

Ås Parish, Kalmar, Sweden Genealogy
Stift add here
Pastorat add here
Län Kalmar
Landskap Småland
Härad add here
Tingslag add here
Domsaga add here
Fögderi add here
Kommun add here
Militär indelning add here

Place Names[edit | edit source]

u.n.u. (utan namn under) followed by a place named means, that there were Backstugor in the named area.

C se K

Enetri Nr 1 - 3,

Ferdinandshus, Fyrbåken,

Holländeriet Ottenby,

Jordbruket Ottenby.


Näsby nr 1 - 5, Näsby Nr 5 Posthemman, Näsby Nr 6 - 9,

       "       Holländeri

       "      Jordbruk

       "       Schäferi

       "       Stuteri,

Posthemmanet Näsby Nr 5, Prestorp, Prästtorp, Prästtorp Utjord,

Schäferiet Ottenby,

Stuga utan namn under Näsby !-H
                                       Näsby I-P

                                       Näsby R-Å,

Stuteriet Ottenby,

Utjorden Prästtorp,



To see what kind of place it is you will need a Swedish Gazetteer.

  • 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,, and 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, Kalmat Records for a full listing of microfilmed records (some digitized online) at the Family History Library, that 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, Kalmar and then select your parish.

Military Records[edit | edit source]

Related Sources[edit | edit source]

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PLF Database -- A large portion of births, marriages, and deaths have been indexed on CD-Roms for the county of Kalmar. The 4 disc set has been created by Person-och Lokalhistoriskt Forskarcentrum, Oskarshamn (PLF). To learn more about these CD-Roms click here.
Nixon -- a name index of Biographical and genealogical information for Kalmar and a few other counties.  To learn more click here.

Help Reading Swedish Records[edit | edit source]

Help Reading Old Handwriting[edit | edit source]

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

Sweden Research Strategies

References[edit | edit source]

Ortnamnsregister, Ås, Husförhörslängd 1855-1860