Viktoria Parish, Kalmar, Sweden Genealogy

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Sweden
Kalmar County
Viktoria


Guide to Viktoria Parish, Sweden ancestry, family history, and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

History

On May 11, 1888 it was decided to create parish called Viktoria from Madesjö parish. On March 4, 1927 the decision was reversed. This parish was also known as Flemmingeland Kapell parish.

Viktoria Parish, Kalmar, Sweden Genealogy
Jurisdictions
Stift -1915 Kalmar
1916- Växjö
Pastorat add here
Län Kalmar
Landskap Småland
Härad Södra Möre hd
Tingslag add here
Domsaga add here
Fögderi add here
Kommun Nybro
Militär indelning Södra Möre Båtsmanskompanier 


Place Names

To see what kind of place it is you will need a Swedish Gazetteer.


  • Surrounding Parishes


Collections

Census Records

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 a FamilyHistory Center near you free of charge.)

Help Using ArkivDigital: Online Databases for Sweden

These lessons will teach you how to use ArkivDigital:

Family History Library Records

Click Sweden, Kalmat Records for a full listing of microfilmed records (some digitized online) at the Family History Library, that may be digitized. Check back occasionally to see if your records have become available. In the meantime, some of them might be available at a Family History Center near you.
Click on "Places within Sweden, Kalmar and then select your parish.

Military Records

Related Sources

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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 here.
Nixon -- a name index of Biographical and genealogical information for Kalmar and a few other counties.  To learn more click here.

Help Reading Swedish Records

Help Reading Old Handwriting

Help With Research Objectives and Strategies

Sweden Research Strategies


References

Skatteverket. "Viktoria." Förteckning (Sveriges församlingar genom tiderna). November 2011Sveriges församlingar genom tiderna

Madesjö Husförhörslängd 1845-1845, Ortregister

Riksarkivet. "Madesjö församling" Nationell ArkivDatabas (NAD). October 2011 http://www.nad.ra.se/