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Överum Parish, Kalmar, Sweden Genealogy

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

Överums Church


(write information such as: how old the parish is, interesting facts about the parish, what alternate names it has, or any boundary changes.)

Överum Parish, Kalmar, Sweden Genealogy
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Län Kalmar
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Place NamesEdit


Bersebo, Betala, Björksätter, Bergen, Bruket Överum, Börjesved,

Ed, Ekhultsdal,

Flinkebo, Fågelsmossen,

Granebo, Grindstugan, Gölen,


Kvarnen Överum, Källhagen,

Lastageplaten Lerboholm, Lerboholms Lastageplats, Lotta, Lottorp,

Nystugan, Nytorp,

Olofsrum, Olofsrum Lilla,

Pettersborg, Piludden,

Rynenäs, Räverum,

Sjöhagen, Skebo, Skörserum, Solberga, Strömserum, Stuttorp,

Telackebo Stora,


Väktarbo, Värdshuset Överum,

Överums Bruk



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

  • Surrounding Parishes


Census RecordsEdit

Church RecordsEdit

Online Database Church RecordsEdit

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.)

Help Using ArkivDigital: Online Databases for SwedenEdit

These lessons will teach you how to use ArkivDigital:

Family History Library RecordsEdit

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 RecordsEdit

Related SourcesEdit

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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 RecordsEdit

Help Reading Old HandwritingEdit

Help With Research Objectives and StrategiesEdit

Sweden Research Strategies


Ortnamnsregister, Överum, Husförhörslängd 1864-1891