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Guide to '''Karlskrona City, Sweden ancestry, family history, and genealogy:''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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== History ==
 Information about when Karlskrona Municipality is a municipality in Blekinge County, in southern Sweden. It borders the following municipalities, Emmaboda, Torsås and Ronneby. The city of Karlskrona is the seat of the municipality.<br>Like most Swedish municipalities it was created. Geographical locationduring the municipal reform in the early seventies, what county combining several earlier local government units of urban and province it belongs torural type, with among them the City of Karlskrona.More information about the neighboring parishes in context to family history researchof the area is found on the wikipedia page listed here for Karlskrona. <br>[]
== Parishes ==
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Karlskrona: [[Karlskronas Amiralitetsförsamlingen parishParish, Blekinge, Sweden Genealogy|Karlskrona Amiralitetsförsamling]]<br> <br>Karlskrona: [[Karlskronas Tyska församlingen parishFörsamlingen Parish, Blekinge, Sweden Genealogy|Karlskrona tyska församlingKarlskronas Tyska Församling]]<br><br> Karlskrona: [[Karlskronas Tyska församlingen parishFörsamlingen Parish, Blekinge, Sweden Genealogy|Fredrika Dorotea Vilhelmina]]<br><br> Karlskrona: [[Karlskronas Stadsförsamlingen parishParish, Blekinge, Sweden Genealogy|Karlskrona stadsförsamingStadsförsaming]]<br> <br>Karlskrona: Stadsförsamlingen parish, Sweden Genealogy|[[Storkyrkoförsamlingen]]<br> <br> Karlskrona: Fångförsamling parish[[Karlskronas Fångförsamlingen Parish, Blekinge, Sweden Genealogy|Karlskrona fångförsamlingFångförsamlingen]]<br> <br> 
===Census Records===
*[[Sweden Household Examination Records (Husförhörslängder)]]--explanation of this church record which is functionally the census of Sweden.
*[ Sweden Household Examination Books, 1880 - 1920], ($), index and images. Also on [ ''''''], ($), [ '''Arkiv Digital'''] ($), and ['''SVAR'''] ($)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''', '''''', and '''''' are available at [ a FamilyHistory Center near you] free of charge.'')
:*{{RecordSearch|1978771|'''Sweden, Blekinge Church Records, 1612-1916; index 1646-1860'''|access=browse}}'''at FamilySearch Historical Records'''.
:*[ ''''''] ($),
:*[ ''''''] ($),
:*[ '''Arkiv Digital'''] ($), and
:*[ '''SVAR'''] ($)at Riksarkivet.
====Help Using ArkivDigital: Online Databases for Sweden====
:These lessons will teach you how to use ArkivDigital:
::*[ {{LearningCenter2|400|Sweden: An Introduction to ArkivDigital]}}
::*[ Use the Full Scope of Arkiv Digital for Swedish Genealogy]<br>
====Other Congregations ====
*[[Karlskrona L.D.S. Congregationof The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Blekinge, Sweden|Karlskrona L.D.S. Congregation (The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)]]<br>
====Family History Library Records ====
*[ '''Central Soldiers Register'''] [ '''Instructions''' ][ '''Search Engine''']
=== 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]]
*[ Karlshamn City at Ostkanten]
*[ Blekinge Släktforskarförening]
===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.
*[ '''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 [ watch?v=rMIUyk19Q5Q '''Reading Swedish Birth and Christening Records 1717'''], [ watch?v=VszQTkluERk '''1752'''], [ 3v2Vhw '''1771'''], [ watch?v=KcLdSHQjyu0 '''1792'''], [ IAPE '''1803'''], [ watch?v=lcXgfbDIfpM '''1834'''], [ watch?v=nLS0zRxvbss '''1854'''].
===Help Reading Old Handwriting===
:*[ UL0wFoBaCXs '''Reading Gothic Handwriting for Swedish Genealogy, Lesson 1'''] :*[ watch?v=Y1yNb4BOIec '''Spelling and Phonetics for Swedish Genealogy, Lesson 2'''] — Names, dates, and key genealogical words:*[ watch?v=eBN4XbXosGU '''Reading Gothic Handwriting for Swedish Genealogy: Put It All Together, Lesson 3''']:*[ watch?v=ge7vsmb0ngQ '''Birth and Christening Records for Swedish Genealogy''']
*'''Reading Scandinavian Gothic Handwritten Records:''' (free, online lessons at FamilySearch):
**[ {{LearningCenter2|58|Lesson 1: '''Scandinavian Gothic Letters''']}}, **[ {{LearningCenter2|59|Lesson 2:''' Names, Words, and Dates''']}}, and **[ {{LearningCenter2|60|Lesson 3: '''Handwritten Records''']}}<br>
===Help With Research Objectives and Strategies===
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