Mörbylånga Parish, Kalmar, Sweden Genealogy

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

Morbylanga Church
Gårdby Church


Mörbylånga Municipality is a municipality in Kalmar County, in south-eastern Sweden, located on the island of Öland in the Baltic Sea. The seat is located in the town of Mörbylånga, while the largest town is Färjestaden.
The present municipality, that makes up the southern part of Öland, was formed in 1974. The eighteen original entities as of 1863, had during the nationwide subdivision reform of 1952 been regrouped into three larger units. Ottenby was united with Mörbylånga in 1967 and in 1974 Torslunda was added.

Mörbylånga Parish, Kalmar, Sweden Genealogy
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Place Names

Bengtstorp, Beteby Nr 1 - 3, Beteby Inhyses, Bårby Norra Nr 1 - 2, Bårby Södra Nr 1 -    7, Bårby Inhyses, Hyresfolk inom Mörbylånga köping,

Inhyses Beteby




Kvarter med  tomtnummer inom köpingen:

Kvarter Björn Nr 33  36

            Gupido Nr 15 - 16

            Dansken Nr 41 - 44

            Draken Nr 37 - 40

            Herkules Nr 1 - 4

            Kanonen Nr 29 - 32

            Kulan Nr 25 - 28

            Skantsen Nr 17 - 20

            Snäcken Nr 11 - 14

            Svensken Nr 21 - 24

            Venus Nr 5 - 6

            Vikingen Nr 7 - 10

Köpingen Mörbylånga, Mörbylånga nr 1 - 14, Mörbylånga Inhyses, Mörbylånga Köping,

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Risinge Nr 1 - 5, Risinge Inhyses,

Skahus, Stommen


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 Mörbylånga, Husförhörslängd 1843-1870.