Sweden Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Sweden Marriages, 1630-1920
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Record Description
Record Type Mariages
Collection years: 1630-1920
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Swedish National Archives


What is in This Collection?

This is an index to marriages in Sweden for the years 1630 to 1920. This index is not complete for any particular place, region or time period. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index.

What Can These Records Tell Me?

The church was the primary registrar of all vital events in Sweden. These records will contain births and baptisms, marriages, confirmations, movement in and out of the parish, and deaths and burials. The names of the principals of each event will generally be recorded, along with their residence and any other persons who may be associated with the event.

Collection Content

Please note that owing to privacy laws not all records in the database may be searchable.

Coverage Table and Map

A map and table showing the number of records for each county is available at Sweden Marriages.

How Do I Search This Collection?

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Search by name by visiting the Collection Page.
  1. Fill in the search boxes on the Collection Page with the information you have
  2. Click Search to show possible matches

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?

I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?

  • Add any new information to your records
  • Make sure to fully transcribe and cite the record entry for future reference; see the section Citing this Collection for assistance. Save or print a copy of the image
  • Consult the Sweden Record Finder Table to find other records

I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?

  • There may be more than one person in the records with the same name
  • Your ancestor may have used different names or variations of their name throughout their life

Record Finder

Consult the Sweden Record Finder Table to find other records

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Citing This Collection

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Collection Citation
"Sweden Marriages, 1630-1920." Database. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : 14 June 2016. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.
Record Citation:
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