Högby Parish, Kalmar, Sweden Genealogy

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Högby Parish

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

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Högby Parish, Kalmar, Sweden Genealogy
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Place Names

Alvidsjö Nr 1 - 7, Alvidsjö under Byn,

Binnerbäck Nr 1 - 3. Bläsinge Nr 1 - 6, Bläsinge Under Byn, Bläsinge Gästgivaregård, Båtstugan, Bäckalund,

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Dödevi Nr 1 - 11, Dödevi Under Bn,

Flakeböle Nr 1 - 2,

Gaxa Nr 1 - 6, Gaxa Under Byn, Glabo, Gudesjö Nr 1 - 4, Gudesjö Under Byn, Gästgiaregården Bläsinge,

Horn, Horns Kungsladugård, Häsle, Högby Nr 1 - 3, Högby Kyrkoplan, Högby  Prästgård,

Kristinelund, Kungsladugården Högby,

Lindelund, Lunds, Löttorp Nr 1 - 4, Löttorp Under Byn,

Munkegård, Munketorp Norra, Munketorp Södra Nr 1 - 3, Munketorp Södra under Byn,

Prästgården Högby,

Ranstad Nr 1 - 5,

Sandby Nr 1 - 12, Skogsby, Skriketorp Nr 1 - 2, Skriketorp Under Byn,


Under Byn Alvidsjö





                  Munketorp Södra




Vedborm Nr 1 -  3, Vedborm Under Byn, Vedby Nr 1 - 8, Vedby Under Byn, Viksjö

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

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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

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Family History Library Records

Click Sweden, Kalmat Records for a full listing of microfilmed records (some digitized online) at the Family History Librarythat 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.

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Ortnamnsregister, Högby, Husförhörslängd 1853-1860