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== Welcome  ==
 
== Welcome  ==
  
FamilySearch Wiki is a community website dedicated to helping people throughout the world learn how to find their ancestors. Through the Finland page you can learn how to find, use, and analyze Finnish records of genealogical value. The content is variously targeted to beginners, intermediate, and expert researchers. Please visit the [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Category:Help help page] to learn more about using the site. The Finland Page is a work in progress, your contributions and [https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/FamilySearch_Wiki:Feedback feedback] are essential!
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FamilySearch Wiki is a community website dedicated to helping people throughout the world learn how to find their ancestors. Through the Finland page you can learn how to find, use, and analyze Finnish records of genealogical value. The content is variously targeted to beginners, intermediate, and expert researchers. Please visit the [[Help:Contributor Help|Contributor Help]] page to learn more about using the site. The Finland Page is a work in progress, your contributions and [[FamilySearch Wiki:Feedback|feedback]] are essential!
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''See the tutorials at FamilySearch Learning Center on [https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/lesson/scandinavian-research/127 Scandinavian Research] and on [https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/results.html?q=*&fq=place%3A%22Scandinavia%22 Reading&nbsp;Scandinavian Gothic Handwritten Records.]''
  
 
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Records of births, marriages, and deaths are commonly referred to as vital records because they refer to critical events in a person’s life. Civil registration is the vital records made by the government. Vital records of Finland have traditionally been kept by the church.  
 
Records of births, marriages, and deaths are commonly referred to as vital records because they refer to critical events in a person’s life. Civil registration is the vital records made by the government. Vital records of Finland have traditionally been kept by the church.  
  
== Research Tools  ==
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== &nbsp;&nbsp;Research Tools  ==
  
 
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*Handwriting Examples  
 
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Swedish_Genealogical_Word_List Swedish Genealogical Word List]
  
 
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*[[Finland Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Baptisms (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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== County Pages  ==
  
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== Useful Websites  ==
 
== Useful Websites  ==
  
[http://www.genealogylinks.net/europe/finland/index.html Finland Genealogy links]  
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1. [http://www.genealogylinks.net/europe/finland/index.html Finland Genealogy links]  
  
[http://www.rootsweb.com/~finwgw/index.htm Finland GenWeb]  
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2. [http://www.rootsweb.com/~finwgw/index.htm Finland GenWeb]  
  
[[Finland Letter Writing Guide]] Wiki article<br>
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3. [[Finland Letter Writing Guide]] Wiki article  
  
[[Finnish Genealogical Word List]] Wiki article<br>
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4. [[Finnish Genealogical Word List]] Wiki article  
  
[[Germany Handwriting]]<br>
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5. [[Germany Handwriting]]  
  
[http://hiski.genealogia.fi/hiski?en HisKi project in English<br>]
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6. [http://hiski.genealogia.fi/hiski?en HisKi project in English]  
  
[http://hiski.genealogia.fi/hiski?fi Hiski Project Suomeksi]  
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7. [http://hiski.genealogia.fi/hiski?fi Hiski Project Suomeksi]  
  
[http://hiski.genealogia.fi/hiski?se Hiski Project på Svenska<br>]
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8. [http://hiski.genealogia.fi/hiski?se Hiski Project på Svenska]  
  
[http://www.migrationinstitute.fi/index_e.php Institute of Migration - Siirtolaisuusinstituutti (Main page)<br>]
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9. [http://www.migrationinstitute.fi/index_e.php Institute of Migration - Siirtolaisuusinstituutti (Main page)]  
  
[http://lists.webjunction.org/libweb/Finland.html Libweb - Directory of Libraries in Finland]  
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10. [http://www.lib-web.org/Finland.html Libweb - Directory of Libraries in Finland]  
  
[http://www.familytreemagazine.com/ethnic_cat.asp?ethnicity=Finnish Family Tree Magazine: Finnish Toolkit]  
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11. [http://www.familytreemagazine.com/ethnic_cat.asp?ethnicity=Finnish Family Tree Magazine: Finnish Toolkit]  
  
[http://www.feefhs.org Federation of East European Family History Societies (FEEFHS)][http://www.esakom.net/sukututkimus <br>]
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12. [http://www.feefhs.org Federation of East European Family History Societies (FEEFHS)]  
  
[http://www.digiarkisto.org/sshy/index_eng.htm Digized Finnish Church Records by FFHA]  
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13. [http://www.digiarkisto.org/sshy/index_eng.htm Digized Finnish Church Records by FFHA]  
  
[http://www.sukuhistoria.fi/sshy/index.htm Digitoidut kirkonkirjat (digiarkisto)]<br>
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14. [http://www.sukuhistoria.fi/sshy/index.htm Digitoidut kirkonkirjat (digiarkisto)]  
  
[http://www.sukuhistoria.fi/sshy/index_sve.htm Finska kyrkoböcker i digitalformat]  
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15. [http://www.sukuhistoria.fi/sshy/index_sve.htm Finska kyrkoböcker i digitalformat]
  
 
== Help Wanted  ==
 
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In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:  
 
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Revision as of 21:02, 12 October 2013

Finland Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
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Welcome

FamilySearch Wiki is a community website dedicated to helping people throughout the world learn how to find their ancestors. Through the Finland page you can learn how to find, use, and analyze Finnish records of genealogical value. The content is variously targeted to beginners, intermediate, and expert researchers. Please visit the Contributor Help page to learn more about using the site. The Finland Page is a work in progress, your contributions and feedback are essential!

See the tutorials at FamilySearch Learning Center on Scandinavian Research and on Reading Scandinavian Gothic Handwritten Records.

Featured Article

Records of births, marriages, and deaths are commonly referred to as vital records because they refer to critical events in a person’s life. Civil registration is the vital records made by the government. Vital records of Finland have traditionally been kept by the church.

  Research Tools

Wiki articles describing online collections are found at:

County Pages

Finnish Swedish Time Period
Ahvenanmaa Åland 1918 - 2009
Häme Tavastland 1831 - 1997
Keski-Suomi Mellersta-Finland 1960 - 1997
Kuopio Kuopio 1776 - 1997
Kymi Kymmene 1947 - 1997
Lappi Lappland 1938 - 2009
Mikkeli St. Michel 1831 - 1997
Oulu Uleåborg 1634 - 2009
Pohjois-Karjala Norra-Karelen 1960 - 1997
Turku-Pori Åbo och Björneborg 1634 - 1997
Uusimaa Nyland 1831 - 1997
Vaasa Vasa 1776 - 1997
Viipuri Viborg 1634 - 1947

Useful Websites

1. Finland Genealogy links

2. Finland GenWeb

3. Finland Letter Writing Guide Wiki article

4. Finnish Genealogical Word List Wiki article

5. Germany Handwriting

6. HisKi project in English

7. Hiski Project Suomeksi

8. Hiski Project på Svenska

9. Institute of Migration - Siirtolaisuusinstituutti (Main page)

10. Libweb - Directory of Libraries in Finland

11. Family Tree Magazine: Finnish Toolkit

12. Federation of East European Family History Societies (FEEFHS)

13. Digized Finnish Church Records by FFHA

14. Digitoidut kirkonkirjat (digiarkisto)

15. Finska kyrkoböcker i digitalformat

Help Wanted

In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:


Wiki Volunteers Wanted

To add your knowledge and help expand the wiki click here:

Related Pages

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