Borgholm Parish, Kalmar, Sweden Genealogy

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Sweden
Kalmar County
Borgholm Parish


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

History

(write information such as: how old the parish is, interesting facts about the parish, what alternate names it has, or any boundary changes.)
Borgholm Parish, Kalmar, Sweden Genealogy
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Place Names

Borgholm was divided into blocks of houses. Each block was called a Kvarter. Each Kvarter was given a name. One or more numbers were also given to each Kvarter. The names of each Kvarter and their numbers as they were in 1849-1856 follow:

Amfion 1-4

Björnen 5-8

Delfinen 13-18

Falken 22-24

Gripen 27 - 28

Herkules 29- 32

Island 33- 36

Kamelen 37-38, Kuba 9-12, Kvarnen 59-62

Lugnet 39-42

Månen 43- 46

Norge 47-50,

Orion 51 – 54

Påven 55-58

Ryssland 63-66

Sverige 68- 70,

Tetis 71-74

Uranus 75-77

Våren 80-81

Åland 83-96, Ängeln 19-21

Other places within Borgholm named in the household examination:

Kurhus,

Skolhuset,

Tullhuset,


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

Census Records

Church Records

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.)

Help Using ArkivDigital: Online Databases for Sweden

These lessons will teach you how to use ArkivDigital:

Family History Library Records

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

Related Sources

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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

Help Reading Old Handwriting

Help With Research Objectives and Strategies

Sweden Research Strategies

References

Borgholm, Husförhörslängd 1849-1856