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Guide to '''Gärdslösa Parish, Sweden ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
[[Image:Gärdslösa Church.JPG|thumb|right|300px|<center>Gärdslösa Church</center>]]
=== History ===
=== Place Names ===
Bägby, Bägby Nedre, Bägby Övre <br><br>
Galltorp, Galltorp Säteri, Gärdslösa, Gärdslösa Norria, Gärdslösa Prästegård, Gärdslösa Södra <br><br>
Hagby, Högtomta <br><br>
Jardsläte, Jordsläta, Jämjö <br><br>
Lindby <br><br>
Runsberga <br><br>
Skedemosse, Störlinge, Sätra (Sättra), Sörby <br><br>
Tjusby<br><br>
[http://www2www.sofisprakochfolkminnen.se/SOFIUsprak/topo1951namn/_cdwebortnamn/ ortnamnsregistret/sok-i-registret.html '''Sweden 1951 Place Names Register'''] and the [[Swedish Parish Pages|'''Swedish Parish Pages list''']] in this Wiki will give you searchable lists of places, particularly parishes and the farms within those parishes.
*'''Surrounding Parishes'''
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== Collections ==
===Census Records===
*[[Sweden Household Examination Records (Husförhörslängder)]]--explanation of this church record which is functionally the census of Sweden.
*[https://www.myheritage.com/research/collection-10180/sweden-household-examination-books-1880-1920?s=218489221 Sweden Household Examination Books, 1880 - 1920], ($), index and images. Also on Also on [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9731 '''Ancestry.com'''], ($), [http://www.arkivdigital.se/search?q=Kalmar&commit=search '''Arkiv Digital'''] ($), and [https://sok.riksarkivet.se/digitala-arkiv?Arkivsok=&EndastDigitaliserat=false&Lan=Kalmar+l%C3%A4n&Arkivtyp=Kyrkoarkiv&AvanceradSok=False&PageSize=20&typAvLista=Standard '''SVAR'''] ($)at Riksarkivet.
===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 [https://familysearch.org/locations/ a FamilyHistory Center near you] free of charge.'')
:*{{RecordSearch|1930243|'''Sweden, Kalmar Church Records, 1577-1907; index 1625-1860'''}}, at FamilySearch Historical Records.
:*[https://www.myheritage.com/research/category-Sweden/sweden?s=218489221 '''MyHeritage.com'''] ($),
:*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/cardcatalog.aspx#ccat=hc=25&dbSort=1&sbo=1&title=Sweden&keyword=& '''Ancestry.com'''] ($),
:*[http://www.arkivdigital.se/search?q=Kalmar&commit=search '''Arkiv Digital'''] ($), and
:*[https://sok.riksarkivet.se/digitala-arkiv?Arkivsok=&EndastDigitaliserat=false&Lan=Kalmar+l%C3%A4n&Arkivtyp=Kyrkoarkiv&AvanceradSok=False&PageSize=20&typAvLista=Standard'''SVAR'''] ($)at Riksarkivet.
====Help Using ArkivDigital: Online Databases for Sweden====
:These lessons will teach you how to use ArkivDigital:
::*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/sweden-an-introduction-to-arkivdigital/886 {{LearningCenter2|400|Sweden: An Introduction to ArkivDigital]}}
::*[https://familysearch.org/ask/learningViewer/67 Use the Full Scope of Arkiv Digital for Swedish Genealogy]<br>
=== Related Sources ===
{{Click|Image:Sweden_ORP.png|Sweden Online Genealogy Records}}[[File:Ask the Community Button New Version.jpg|link=FamilySearch Genealogy Research Groups on Facebook]]
::'''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 [[PLF Database|here.]]
::'''Nixon''' -- a name index of Biographical and genealogical information for Kalmar and a few other counties.&nbsp; To learn more click [[NIXON : Nödvåndigt Index Omfattande Namn : genväg till tidigare person-historik forskning|here]].
===Help Reading Swedish Records===
*You do not have to be fluent in Swedish to read these records! The They have a limited vocabulary: mother, father, born, bride, groom, married, etc. The rest of the content will be names, dates, and places, which do not need translation.
*[[Swedish Genealogical Word List|This '''Swedish Word List''']] covers typical terms found in the records.
*[http://swedishgenealogyguide.com/dictionaries/swedish-historical-dictionary-database-shdd '''Swedish Historical Dictionary Database, SHDD''']: This interactive dictionary allows you to enter a word in the search box and receive the translation.
*[[Moveable Feast Day Calendar for: Sweden|'''Feast Day Calendar (Moveable)''']] and [[Fixed and Moveable Feast Days for: Sweden|'''Feast Day Lists (Fixed and Moveable)''']] will help you translate dates written in feast day form.
*Denmark Sweden surnames are patronymic and change every generation, so carefully study [[Sweden Names, Personal|'''Sweden Names, Personal''']].
*For help with reading the column headings found in more recent records, see [[Media:Swedenish_Par_Reg_and_Exam_headings.pdf|Swedish Parish Register and Household Exam Roll Headings]].
*Instructions, document examples, and translations are given for [https://familysearchwww.org/learningcenter/lessonyoutube.com/reading-swedish-birth-and-christening-records-1717/1282 watch?v=rMIUyk19Q5Q '''Reading Swedish Birth and Christening Records 1717'''], [https://familysearchwww.orgyoutube.com/learningcenter/lesson/reading-swedish-birth-and-christening-records-1752/1283 watch?v=VszQTkluERk '''1752'''], [https://familysearchwww.org/learningcenter/lessonyoutube.com/reading-swedish-birth-and-christeningwatch?v=VZgh-records-1771/1284 3v2Vhw '''1771'''], [https://familysearchwww.youtube.org/learningcentercom/lesson/reading-swedish-birth-and-christening-records-1792/1285 watch?v=KcLdSHQjyu0 '''1792'''], [https://familysearchwww.orgyoutube.com/learningcenter/lesson/reading-swedish-birth-and-christening-recordswatch?v=MP8xTy-1803/1235 IAPE '''1803'''], [https://familysearchwww.org/learningcenter/lesson/reading-swedish-birth-and-christening-records-1834youtube.com/1234 watch?v=lcXgfbDIfpM '''1834'''], [https://familysearchwww.youtube.org/learningcenter/lesson/reading-swedish-birth-and-christening-records-1854com/1233 watch?v=nLS0zRxvbss '''1854'''].
===Help Reading Old Handwriting===
:*[https://familysearchwww.org/learningcenteryoutube.com/results.htmlwatch?resultListItem=1&fq=place%3A%22Sweden%22&fq=skill_level%3A%22Beginner%22&fqv=subjects_en%3A%22Instruction%20and%20methodology%2FEducation%2F%22 UL0wFoBaCXs '''Reading Gothic Handwriting for Swedish Genealogy, Lesson 1'''] :*[https://familysearchwww.orgyoutube.com/learningcenter/lesson/spelling-and-phonetics-for-swedish-genealogy/1307 watch?v=Y1yNb4BOIec '''Spelling and Phonetics for Swedish Genealogy, Lesson 2'''] — Names, dates, and key genealogical words:*[https://familysearchwww.youtube.orgcom/learningcenter/lesson/reading-gothic-handwriting-for-swedish-genealogy-put-it-all-together/1337 watch?v=eBN4XbXosGU '''Reading Gothic Handwriting for Swedish Genealogy: Put It All Together, Lesson 3''']:*[https://familysearchwww.orgyoutube.com/learningcenter/lesson/birth-and-christening-records-for-swedish-genealogy/1223 watch?v=ge7vsmb0ngQ '''Birth and Christening Records for Swedish Genealogy''']
*'''Reading Scandinavian Gothic Handwritten Records:''' (free, online lessons at FamilySearch):
**[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/reading-scandinavian-gothic-handwritten-records-lesson-1-scandinavian-gothic-letters/255 {{LearningCenter2|58|Lesson 1: '''Scandinavian Gothic Letters''']}}, **[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/reading-scandinavian-gothic-handwritten-records-lesson-2-names-words-and-dates/257 {{LearningCenter2|59|Lesson 2:''' Names, Words, and Dates''']}}, and **[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/reading-scandinavian-gothic-handwritten-records-lesson-3-handwritten-records/256 {{LearningCenter2|60|Lesson 3: '''Handwritten Records''']}}<br>
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