Sweden, Östergötland, Norrköping, Gustavianska Stiftelsen Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)
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|Norrköping, Östergötland, Sweden|
|Flag of Sweden|
|Location of Norrköping, Östergötland, Sweden|
|Map of Sweden, 1810-1952|
|Record Type||Gustavianska Stiftelsen|
|Norrköping State Archive|
- 1 What Is in This Collection?
- 2 Collection Content
- 3 How Do I Search the Collection?
- 4 What Do I Do Next?
- 5 What If I Can't Find Who I'm Looking For?
- 6 How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?
- 7 Citing This Collection
What Is in This Collection?
The collection consists of records of the Gustavianska Stiftelsen and Gustavianska Barnhus in Norrköping city for the years 1670 to 1967.
Reading These Records
These records are written in Swedish. For help reading these records see the following:
The records usually include:
- Record date
How Do I Search the Collection?
To begin your search it is helpful to know:
- The name of your ancestor
- Identifying information such as
View the Images
View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page:
- Select Archive
- Select Series and title
- Select Volume and year to view the images.
How Do I Analyze the Results?
Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images. Keep track of your research in a research log.
What Do I Do Next?
When you have located your ancestor’s record, carefully evaluate each piece of information given. Save a copy of the image or transcribe the information. These pieces of information may give you new biographical details. Add this new information to your records of each family. You should also look for leads to other records about your ancestors.
The following articles will help you in your research for your family in Sweden.
Tips to Keep in Mind
- When looking for a person who had a common name, look at all the entries for the name before deciding which is correct.
- Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name as your ancestor and that your ancestor may have used nicknames or different names at different times.
- Continue to search the records to identify children, siblings, parents, and other relatives.
What If I Can't Find Who I'm Looking For?
- Check for variant spellings of the names.
- Search the records of nearby localities (or military unties, counties, parishes, etc.).
How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?
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Please follow these guidelines as you make changes. Thank you for any contributions you may provide.
Citing This Collection
Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.
- "Sweden, Östergötland, Norrköping, Gustavianska Stiftelsen Records, 1772-1937." Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Citing Norrköping stadsarkiv [Norrköping State Archive], Norrköping, Sweden.