Östergötland: Sankt Per parish, Sweden Genealogy

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

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In Medieval times this parish was the Vadstena Landsförsamling. Created about 1390, broke from Vadstena, in about 1550 this parish was combined with Klåstad. On Jan. 1, 1967 combined with Vadstena.

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Place Names

Backen, Backstugan utan namn under Klosterstad Mellangård, Baskstugan utan name under Klosterstad Västergård,
Egeby Säteri,
Gatan, Granby Komministerboställe, Granby Mellangård, Granby Norrgård, Granby Oxelgård, Granby Pantegård (Pantgård), Granby Östergård,
Hagen, Huvudstad, Huvudstad Södra, Hästhagen,
Kerstinstorp (Kjerstinstorp), Klosterstad Mellangård, Klosterstad Västergård, Klosterstad Östergård, Klosterstadtorp, Komministerbostället Granby, Kronomagasinsbostället Vadstena, Kungsgården Starby, Kvissberg,
Mellangården Granby, Mellangården Klosterstad, Mjölkbacken, Mjölnartorpet (Mölnatorp),
Norrgården Granby, Nybygget under Klosterstadtorp, Nylyckan,
Oxelgården Granby,
Pantegården Granby,
Skogen, Slottet Vadstena, Slottsträdgårdsstugan, Starby Kungsgård (Kongsgård), Starby Östra, Säteriet Egeby,
Tegelbruket Vadstena, Tuledet, Tycklinge (Tycklingen),
Vadstena Kronomagasinsboställe, Vadstena Slott, Vadstena Tegelbruk, Västergården Klosterstad,
Å(e)n, Åsen,
Östergården Granby, Östergården Klosterstad,

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

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Online Database Church Records

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.)

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Family History Library Records

Click Sweden, Östergötland Records for a full listing of microfilmed records (some digitized online) at the Family History Library, that may be viewed on loan at a family history center near you. Click on "Places within Sweden, Östergötland" and then select your parish.

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Sankt Per, Husförhörslängd (AI:5) 1836-1840, Ortregister

Skatteverket. "Sankt Per." Förteckning (Sveriges församlingar genom tiderna). April 2010 Sveriges församlingar genom tiderna