Finland Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)

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Finland Marriages, 1682-1892
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Record Description
Record Type: Marriages
Collection years: 1682-1892
Language: Finnish
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National Archives Service of Finland

What is in This Collection?

This is an index to marriages in Finland for the years 1682 to 1892. 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 or Vital Records Index collections.

Collection Content

Coverage Table

This collection is a partial index of records for the localities listed below as of March 2012. The table below shows the number of records by locality. Localities not listed may not have any records in this collection.

Most of these records date from the time period indicated in the columns below; however, there may be records before and after these dates. Record counts where the locality information was incomplete are included below under the country name. Because of this, you may wish to search only by country.

Some of these records may have been included in the former International Genealogical Index (IGI). As this is an index of records compiled from various sources, it is strongly recommended that you verify the information in original records. Due to privacy laws not all records may be displayed.

County Records
Ahvenanmaa 25,314
Finland 2,371
Häme 180,219
Kuopio 160,370
Kymi 5,802
Lappi 19,077
Mikkeli 30,557
Oulu 2,754
Turku-Pori 23,228
Uusimaa 47,883
Vaasa 29,729
Viipuri 88,199

Coverage Map

A map showing the number of records for each county is available at Finland Marriages.

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  • Check for variations of given names and surnames. It was not uncommon for an individual to be listed under a nickname, middle name, or abbreviation of their given name
  • Standard spelling of names typically did not exist during the periods our ancestors lived in. Try searching based on how the name may have been pronounced
  • Consult the Finland Record Finder to find other records

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Collection Citation

"Finland Marriages, 1682-1892." Database. FamilySearch. : 14 June 2016. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.

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