Sweden Record Finder

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Record Finder

This table can help you decide which records to search using the following steps:

Step 1. In column 1, find your goal.

Step 2. In column 2, find the types of records most likely to have the information you need.

Step 3. In column 3, find additional records that may be useful.

What you are looking for: Try these records first: Other useful records:
Age Church Records, Civil Registration (after 1860) Census
Birth date and birthplace Church Records, Civil Registration (after 1860) Census
Boundaries (parish, district, or county) Maps, Historical Maps
Death information Church Records, Civil Registration (after 1860) Probate Records
Emigration information Emigration and Immigration Societies
Historical background History Social Life and Customs, Societies
Language helps Language helps
Living relatives Genealogies Biography
Maiden name Church Records
Marriage information Church Records, Civil Registration (after 1860)
Naming customs Names, Personal Social Life and Customs
Noble families Nobility Biography, Periodicals, Heraldry
Occupation Church Records, Civil Registration (after 1860)
Parents, children, and other family members Church Records, Civil Registration (after 1860) Probate Records, Court Records
Physical description Military Records Biography, Genealogy
Place-finding aids Gazetteers Maps, Encyclopedias and Dictionaries
Places of residence Church Records, Civil Registration (after 1860) Census, Probate, Land and Property
Previous research (compiled genealogy) Genealogy, Periodicals, Societies History, Biography, Archives and Libraries
Record-finding aids Archives & Libraries
Religion Church Records, Religious Records Religions
Social activities Social Life and Customs