Mönsterås Parish, Kalmar, Sweden Genealogy

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

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Mönsterås Municipality is a municipality in Kalmar County, south-eastern Sweden, with its seat located in the town of Mönsterås.
Mönsterås was an original market town, which in 1952 was united with the rural municipality by the same name. By the local government reform of 1971 it became a municipality of unitary type and united with Fliseryd and Ålem in 1974. The coastal line is signified by an archipelago with some 300 islands and islets, two are nature reserves.

Mönsterås Parish, Kalmar, Sweden Genealogy
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Place Names

Alebo Nr 1 -4,

Baggemåla, Berg, Bistingsmåla, Björnö, Bo, Bogatan, Boslätt, Brinken, Bäckhult, Bäcktorpet, Bätteropp, Bössemåla Nr 1 - 2,


Elgerum, Elmhult, em Nr 1 - 2, Em Kvarn,

Forssa nr 1 - 12, Forssa Inhyses, Fridhem, Fälle Nr 1 - 6, Fälle Inhyses,

Gatan, Gelebo, Granrum, Gränebo, Gränebo Inhyses, Guttorp, Guttorp Inhyses, Guttorp Lilla, Gårö, Gårö Inhyses,

Habbestorp nr 1 - 5, Hagen, Hammarglo Nr 1 - 5, Hammarglo Inhyses, Henrikstorpet, Herrstorp, Husartorpet Bogatan under Alebo, Husartorpet utan namn under Habbestorp, Hyltan, Hågemåla, Hålkärr,

Ingebo Nr 1 - 3,

Inhyses Forssa







Karäng, Koverhult Nr 1 - 2, Krogstorp, Krogstorp Inhyses, Kulhängen, Kvarnen Em, Kärrtorpet,

Lilla Forssa (prästegård), Lundegrden Fälle nr 3, Lyckeholm, Långserum (komminsters gård), Lövhult


Nybygget, Nydala, Nyfällan, Nytorpet,

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Skrikehult, Slätemo, Solliden, Stockebro,

Tranemossen, Träggeläns, Trähörnan,

Älgerum Nr 1 - 6, Älmhult Nr 1 - 7.

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

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.

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Ortnamnsregister för Mönsterås, Husförhörslängd 1847-1860.